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Advice for the Rookie Realtor

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Re: 'Rookie Realtor plagued by advice to quit' (June 30) Dear Rookie: I suggest you quit spending so much time writing and get to work selling. You discuss your failures so much that you have no room for success. I don't hire part time a salesperson or be a really don't have time to be both. Debra K LeisekBrokerBay RealtyAlaska Dear Rookie: If it's any consolation, I've ordered your Rookie Toolkit for $14.95. I hope you receive some money out of that, and it will help you hang in there and get established in the business–the same thing I'm trying to do. Robert Dear Rookie: Athough you are a rookie yourself, you have a lot more experience than I do because I am still trying to decide if I want to change careers and become a real estate agent. I am a decorative painter (faux finishes), and the labor involved is starting to wear me down. I love decorating, houses, etc., and think I would enjoy selling houses to buyers. No...