in the trenches Archive

Funny Business

When I was looking for a real estate professional to call my agent, I had several qualities in mind. But the one that I was most focused on in the initial interview (beyond basic competence, of course) was a...
November 3, 2015

Stranger Than Fiction

Myka Allen-Johnson left her teaching job after she had her life threatened, thumb broken, and hair torn out. But that was just the warm-up routine. Now she’s here to talk about how crazy her life has been since then,...
June 17, 2013

Real Estate Confessional

Ever walked into a private moment during a showing? Been tormented by a seller’s serpent? You’re not alone. Confessions of an Estate Agent, by Rosalind Russell, is a collection of funny, embarrassing and entirely true stories from real estate...
November 12, 2012