This week’s relevant links: Week of April 15th-19th, 2013

“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets”. Will Rogers   70% of lenders believe housing recovery is real A new survey of bank risk professionals shows the originations space warming to the idea of expanding home lending Q1 Consumer Outlook Survey showing Consumer Confidence in

Slow down:why getting back to managing relationships is key to our success

For most of last decade, a primary motivation for buying or selling real estate was Speculation. Buyers took fast action to earn money, then quickly became sellers to keep from losing it. In that environment quick action – and quicker decisions – were necessary, and we all adjusted our real estate practices to move at

President’s Point of View (POV)

During recent weeks I have personally engaged in many business conference and “un-conferences” including CBBain|Seal’s Design Your Digital Plan, the Seattle RE BarCamp and Coldwell Banker’s International Generation Blue Experience (#genblue) in Las Vegas. The way I see it… Social networking is nothing new. I have been social networking in real estate for 32 years! What’s really exciting