“Agency Mess” Report: Are You Doing Enough?

Customers and clients expect consistent, committed professionalism from those who are licensed to trade real estate and who want to be well-paid for this service. PJ Wade shares a recent report from the Consumer Federation of America that reveals consumers are often disappointed. When intent on delivering real estate services rated “excellent,” it’s not only…

Early Valentine, Real Estate Style

Love with its related practical “where will we live” issues, should not get attention only on February 14 or during February. Anticipating the Valentine’s pressures ahead, PJ Wade offers an advance peek at how love and real estate can both come out ahead. Love and the related practical aspects of it, like “where will we live,” should not…

3 Signs Your Agent Deserves to be Trusted

Risk aversion stops many good things from happening when it is supposed to stop bad things. Natural fear in taking action or making a decision is meant to preserve our health, property, and way of life, but it can do the opposite. For some real estate buyers and sellers, any change or decision is seen…

What You Don’t Know About Real Estate Could Cost You

What you don’t know about real estate, real estate professionals do. PJ Wade identifies significant knowledge gaps for buyers and sellers and reveals how professionals fill those gaps—when asked. It’s what you don’t know about real estate that could cost you when buying or selling. • First-time buyers usually haven’t seen enough houses or condominium units to fully…

Resolutions Drive 2019 Success

Real estate professionals who are determined to make 2019 an outstanding business year, should start by taking control of how they think about and use their time, money, energy, and other limited resources. PJ Wade explains “why” and “how” for a Happy New Year! Real estate professionals who are determined to make 2019 an outstanding…

The Trouble with Concrete

It’s what you don’t know about cement and concrete that causes problems. Done right, concrete and cement excel at everything from foundations, building blocks, and exterior cladding to polished interior floors and amazing kitchen counter tops. The “done right” part means that when you hire a contractor for an addition, a renovation, or a new…