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Agent X: I mean, for REAL
Agent X: I mean, for REAL

No matter where I’m at, whether it’s on my private island or in my Chicagoland mansion, I am always keeping it real. That’s what this issue and I have in common. Even though I often find numbers, math and

Agent X: Weathering the storms
Agent X: Weathering the storms

I know that you know that I’m warm and secure on my private island, far away from the -25-degree temps and the wheeling and dealing of real estate CEOs. Surviving these frigid temps and snowstorms in Chicago might not

Agent X: Spring is supposedly near
Agent X: Spring is supposedly near

I know it’s tough to think about the spring selling season when temps are hovering around 20 degrees for you poor saps in Chicago. But it will eventually arrive, so you’re going to need to know about the current

Agent X: Economy shmeconomy
Agent X: Economy shmeconomy

Good morning, dear readers! It may not actually be morning for you, but I woke up at the crack of 10 a.m. today on my private island just to bring the latest gossip back to Chicagoland. It’s officially winter,

Agent X: Getting a head start
Agent X: Getting a head start

Not everyone can be born a great real estate agent; it’s a skill that folks have to learn and cultivate. There are, however, a few exceptions to every rule. As I’m sure you guessed, I came straight out of

Agent X: Be great to get great
Agent X: Be great to get great

You want to attract great talent? Be great. Just work so hard and become so successful that people will knock down your door trying to join your brokerage. If that doesn’t work, take a look at what our experts

Agent X: Some assistance? Please!
Agent X: Some assistance? Please!

I am so excited about this issue. I absolutely, positively, adore all of my assistants, and I literally couldn’t do a thing without them. Unfortunately, I can’t give them proper kudos, because it might reveal my identity. But, if

Agent X: You made some great choices
Agent X: You made some great choices

Welcome to the Agents’ Choice Awards! Everyone loves cracking open this issue (or clicking around if you prefer to receive your news that way) to see who was awarded with distinguished honors such as Best Dressed and Rookie of

Agent X: I got 99 problems but selling this property ain’t one
Agent X: I got 99 problems but selling this property ain’t one

It’s rare for agents to have a deal that goes exactly how they want, unless you’re me of course. But when you do come across that perfect deal, where’s the fun in that? I much prefer having a crazy

Agent X: May the tech be with you
Agent X: May the tech be with you

That’s a saying, right? I’ve been writing this column for what feels like the last 20 years of my life, and I’ve made it pretty clear that technology isn’t my bag. But, I realize it’s important, so I hire

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