All posts by Jonathan Dalton

Jonathan Dalton is a Realtor with RE/MAX Desert Showcase in Peoria, Arizona and is the author of the All Phoenix Real Estate blog as well as a half-dozen neighborhood sites. His partner, Tobey, is a somewhat rotund beagle who sleeps 21 hours a day.

The fallacy of “going back to the bas...

Feb 11, 201169 Comments

This editorial piece was originally published here on AgentGenius on 02.11.08 and is still timely exactly three years later. I made it through just under

Last bastion of obfuscation – real es...

Aug 21, 201035 Comments

Take a Critical Look When was the last time you have taken a critical look at your marketing plan? Not in terms of completeness or

My Epiphany is That Flat Rate is the Only W...

Nov 21, 200962 Comments

An Epiphany It hit me like a thunderbolt today while I was at lunch. An epiphany about the silliness of paying a professed professional a

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

Mar 23, 200925 Comments

Throwing Q’s Into the Privet Bush For the last 18 months, I have thrown Q’s into the privet bush without any concern for young rabbits,

Flipping The Question On Its Head

Mar 20, 20099 Comments

Editor’s Note As an aging member of Genration X trying to figure out where he left his car keys, I was unable to put together

Confessions of a Self Made Mediocrity

Mar 05, 200916 Comments

The Proof’s in the Results The other day I was with a small group talking to Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle. In discussing one of

Mark Your Calendars … RE Bar Camp Bis...

Feb 24, 200914 Comments

I Don’t Get It Does anyone else remember the seen from Big where Tom Hanks is in a development meeting at the toy company, listens

Paging David Bixby …

Feb 23, 20098 Comments

Hypocrisy … EXTERIOR, DAY … MILD-MANNERED BRUCE BANNER’S SHIRT BEGINS TO RIP APART AS HE TURNS A GREEN HUE. EXTRAS SCRAMBLE FOR COVER … “That

Save the Badges for the Webelos

Feb 23, 200913 Comments

On My Honor, I’ll Do My Best … Somewhere in my house I have one or two pins left from my days with the Webelos

Face Reality: I Don’t Have to Do Anyt...

Feb 16, 200920 Comments

Keep Your Have To To Yourself There’s a lot of “have to” being thrown around these days. And I’m not even including the “we have

Inman News Plans Objective View of Real Est...

Feb 03, 200946 Comments

The future of commission-based real estate This morning, the message was sent out via Twitter that Inman News in February will be examining the future

MLS Solutions Continue Search for a Problem

Feb 02, 200914 Comments

Needed: A Couch Three beagles and three children can take their toll on household furniture, particularly reclining sofas. I’ve spent more than a little time