While expanding knowledge, being well rounded and understanding and being able to operate in current market trends is crucial, I believe consistency is key. I have never been one to jump on bandwagons or ride the wave of the moment.
When the real estate market crashed, I did not chase short sales of REOs. Throughout this whole crisis, I kept my focus, as it had always been, on the traditional seller – the one who was often times neglected by their lender and the buyer who thought the deal was with the short sale or REO. Seems those REO and short sale specialists are looking for a “new” way to butter their bread now that those markets are slowing…..