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New Year Eve

A 100%, Absolutely Guaranteed System for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

So, what’s the secret to keeping every single New Year’s resolution? Discipline, perhaps? How about persistence, fortitude, self-knowledge, or even realistic (read, “low”) expectations? Nope. Try, “timing.” My now 17 year-old son hit upon the idea, years ago, of waiting till the waning hours of New Year’s Eve (like, after 11 p.m.) to forswear various...
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New Year . . . New Realtor??

“Out With the Old, In With the New” [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced.  If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] To laymen, December 31 is known as New Year’s Eve. To Realtors, December...
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A 100%, Absolutely Guaranteed System for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

So, what’s the secret to keeping every single New Year’s resolution? Discipline, perhaps? How about persistence, fortitude, self-knowledge, or even realistic (read, “low”) expectations? Nope. Try, “timing.” My now 15 year-old son hit upon the idea, years ago, of waiting till the waning hours of New Year’s Eve (like, after 11 p.m.) to forswear various...
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How (at Least Some) Minnesota Realtors Spend New Year’s Eve

Can You Say, “Great Customer Service?” What do you do when your client is away for the day, and you have not one but two scheduled showings? And, thanks to icy conditions, the home’s front walk is especially treacherous? If you’re Edina Realty – City Lakes agent Susan Anderson, you show up at your client’s with...
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New Year . . . New Realtor??

“Out With the Old, In With the New” To laymen, December 31 is known as New Year’s Eve. To Realtors, December 31 represents . . . the biggest day of the year for listing contract expirations, by far (you’d guess June 30 is a distant second). What does that mean? Incumbent Realtors who aren’t discussing...
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