Sometimes you need a neighborhood expert

When I began my real estate career, every budding agent was taught we should farm neighborhoods to become the local expert. Agents would (and many still do) farm neighborhoods by spending a small fort…

Verizon hosts job fair

Verizon held three job fairs March 21 to attract beginning network technicians for its FiOS home communications system installations in the company’s busy summer season.
For persons hired, the seasona…

Internet fairness – yes?

The woman was quite angry with me. She told me I had no idea what was going on in Texas, since I live in Montgomery County Maryland, and therefore Donald Trump’s idea of a “wall” across the southern b…

Anonymous internet postings and trouble

There are many websites these days that allow consumers or others to post comments or reviews about such things as restaurants, hotels, or other businesses. Even when such postings are anonymous, howe…

The retro-future of real estate

When I wrote about the future of real estate brokerage seven years ago, I predicted that consumers would become increasingly reliant on the internet; while the process of selling homes would remain in…