Monthly Archive:: July 2012

Drug Dealer Turned Agent: A Story of Redemption & Real Estate

Stories of salespeople going from rags to riches are a dime a dozen. And books chronicling abuse and recovery often seem overly congratulatory and hazily constructed, with the most harrowing parts excised. After reading all of the ways that...
July 31, 2012

Real Estate’s Crystal Ball

Double-dip recession! Recovery! Fiscal cliff! That old joke about how economists were invented to make weather forecasters look good gains traction as market reports become more contradictory. Add to that the constant assertion that “real estate is changing,” backed...
July 24, 2012

Make a ‘Switch’ for the Better

Change is difficult. It doesn’t matter whether it involves rolling out a new corporate initiative in a large company or trying to eat healthier for a New Year’s resolution. It’s not that the change itself is complicated. Oftentimes, it’s...
July 18, 2012

Crack House to Sugarhouse: A Home Ownership Memoir

Buying a house, moving, home improvement… these are all things that can be funny, heartwarming and entertaining. It’s just that when you’re surrounded on all sides by boxes, closing documents and plaster, it’s hard to be coherent, much less...
July 10, 2012