Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Never fun dealing with government agencies that hold all the power.

Feb 14, 2019 11:54 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have one of those right now

Sep 19, 2015 12:27 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Yes, many times Annette.

Just have to sit down, make a plan to work it out and get started fixing the many parts of the problem.

Sep 18, 2015 02:21 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have encountered many small problems that have mushroomed into big ones. I just stick with it and work it out one item at a time. I do not abandon ship.

Sep 18, 2015 01:01 PM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Annette, this is very good question.

Sep 18, 2015 10:49 AM
Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

Yes.  I call it Pandora Box...

Sep 18, 2015 10:29 AM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Annette - It just seems that one thing will lead to another, and that's what will make it worse. You fix one thing and that causes something else to go awry. It never ends for me.

It happens a lot more in my personal life than my work.

Sep 18, 2015 08:44 AM
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

And when that happens, I plow through it. Problem is, sometimes I should give it up, but that's not in my nature.

Sep 18, 2015 08:04 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes. There is no shortage of those stories. 

I have purchased homes and then discovered issues that were not anticipated.

Sep 18, 2015 07:44 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Its like sighting one insect in your home. Statistics tell you the ONE represents the many, not just the one. So it is with all things. Why? Everything is interconnected. Wherever there is a problem, there is a queue of them in the wings. Thank God literally they are released gradually to be solved and not able to overwhelm...We were not put here to be defeated NO!

Sep 18, 2015 07:07 AM
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Aren't all problems like that? Just one layer after layer.

Sep 18, 2015 06:03 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Usually, it is the other way around.  It is rarely as difficult as I imagine.  The one exception was when I decided to make a leather jacket.  I underestimated the difficulty of that!  Sewing through 4 layers of leather (such as in the placket) is a task for careful focus because once you make a hole in leather it is there to stay.    There was no "regrouping", so I just kept going.   It turned out very well, but I would never do it again!!!  Good luck with the IRS mileage issue, Annette.

Sep 18, 2015 05:19 AM