We didn’t have to be told

Did you spring the clock forward Sunday morning? Neither did I. It just happened. Reminding and being reminded to spring ahead, and fall behind was a big marketing theme for, well, all my life. Without being aware we ran the risk of arriving too early or too late for Sunday mass.

Technology has just about eliminated any mention of springing, and falling. Most time telling instruments are self dependent today. No need to do anything more than trust the technology. There are still a few clocks in our lives that need attention. Older model cars will tell you you’re an hour early for work today. But we will adjust even if adjusting the clock is something we have not figured out. Mentally adjusting without manually correcting is certain to fail us when we can least afford to fail.

Trusting technology is the way the world is going. The masses will be dependent on somebody knowing what to do when the source of power goes out. Those who know how to adjust for themselves will always have an advantage. Thinking and doing for ourselves is a skill we choose to develop. It takes some work, but it’ll be worth it.

Author: Tom Meyer, Owner-Broker, Essential Real Estate, LLC Madison, WI

The real estate transaction, disclosure, and confidentiality are the business of a Wisconsin licensee. It's in the transaction where the skill of the licensee, and their commitment to the law where the public is protected or placed at risk. What you see REALTORS do to brand themselves and their firms, promote their service, advertise, and process paper do not require a license. I believe negotiations to create and honor a real estate purchase agreement is where the agent has the greatest value in a transaction. Paying professional fee rates for the administrative services is a choice consumers deserve. Old business model driven commission rates are taxing the home equity of American home sellers. Essential Real Estate was created to put more money in the hands of the consumer by eliminating expenses for the firm and charging a fair price for the real real estate service.

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