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The Christmas wish list

Diary of a real estate rookie

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"Santa baby, I want a yacht and that's really not/a lot ... " OK, seriously, Santa, I don't need a yacht but I really do need a spam filter. I have three personal e-mails, two Web site e-mails, and my work e-mail, and they're awfully clogged by the royal family of Nigeria trying to get me do a bank transfer. Also, I appreciate the e-mails saying, "Hey, it's Haylie," but I don't know anyone named Haylie, and the hour a day I spend fending her off tires me out. Also, Santa, can I please have a graphic designer? Just someone part time, so I can do better direct-mail bits. Maybe the graphic designer could be married to a photographer, so that I'd have nice sharp images, too. I forgot, too, that my feet are going. All this walking around with clients is doing great things for my figure, but maybe, Santa, you could stuff my stocking with some arch supports? I'm not trying to be really greedy so you don't need to bring me big bags of cash but if you could transport a couple to my clie...