It pays to know your neighbor!

In the United States, a burglary occurs approximately every 15-seconds and 65% of violent burglary victims say they knew the offenders. What do you really know about your neighbors? Learn what to lookout for, as well as statistics about burglary and violent crime in the U.S., in order to keep your family safe in your neighborhood. Know Thy Neighbor infographic created by: Instant … [Read more...]

365 Days Ago


If you're so inclined, take a little trip over to Now Pondering and see what happened 365 days ago. Here's a hint: … [Read more...]

New York City at 3:00am


Jay's note: I originally published this tiny post and these images almost exactly three years ago. Today I am back at the Inman Connect  conference (the 2013 version this time). I love this city, and as I wandered about earlier today, I was reminded of this article. Enjoy! ======= I’m in New York City for the 2010 Inman Connect Real Estate Conference and RE Bar Camp NYC 2010. Couldn’t … [Read more...]

One Year Later: What Clint Miller Taught Me About Life

Clint and Aaron

A year ago today, my friend Clint Miller lost a ridiculously gallant battle with testicular cancer. I miss him every day. Man, a lot of stuff has happened in the last year. Got a new job. Relocated. Had a heart attack. Sent the youngest to college. Watched the oldest move out. I learned a lot from all those life lessons. But nothing and no one has taught me more about life in the last 12 … [Read more...]

Thompson’s Realty Announces Merger with eXp Realty


We are (truly) thrilled to announce that we have signed a Memo of Understanding, effective today, to merge the Thompson’s Realty brokerage operations with eXp Realty. Why eXp Realty? I have had the pleasure of knowing the CEO of eXp Realty, Glenn Sanford, for a couple of years. Glenn is a remarkably astute businessman, and more importantly, he is a world-class human being. eXp, which … [Read more...]