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Ethics Exam

I tell people that I’m a Realtor, but I could just as easily tell them that I’m a researcher of human nature because the real estate process often reveals a person’s true character. Just like Santa, I get to find out who’s good and who’s not as good. Last week I heard two stories that […]

Bully Offers – Just My Opinion

I’ve talked about Bully Offers before (Be True to Your Word. Say No to Bully Offers.), but apparently they really rankle me because I keep wanting to talk about them. Quick refresher: Bully offers are also sometimes referred to as pre-emptive offers or early offers. They work like this: A new home comes on the […]

Kudos to My Client!

The media’s focus on bad news often results in good news and good people going unnoticed. This is true in real estate, as well. One of the things I enjoy most about being an agent is learning about people because buying or selling a home often reveals a person’s true personality. My client (let’s call her Sam) […]

Real Estate Ethics

How many times have you heard someone try to justify unethical behaviour by saying “but it was okay to do that because it was business”? I don’t know about you, but I don’t buy that. Not at all. There isn’t one set of rules for our personal personas and another for our business personas. Ethics […]