Atlanta Home Remodeling Blog

True to Ourselves

September 3, 2009

As frustrating as the nature of our business can be — oh the stories to tell — we are reminded constantly that we cannot allow the unavoidable head-slapping moments to overshadow the wonderful connections we make with our clients, tradespeople and vendors. This week alone I have experienced three “examples” of what mutually respectful professionalRead More

Service is Valued, Value is Worth Paying For

August 10, 2009

I’ve recently seen a spate of stories about “haggling” and even one profile of a professional haggler giving tips on how to get the best deal, replete with angles, strategies, and brow-beating. Well, in the spirit of full disclosure, I am a lifetime sales shopper, and I attribute that largely to my parents’ frugal ways.Read More

Green Gutcheck

July 1, 2009

Having just left my group study session for a NARI Green Professional exam slated for July 18, I find my thoughts once again drifting into “what does green mean?” territory. Our Atlanta group — there are about ten of us — has had some provocative side discussions which have touched often on ethics, philosophy, values,Read More