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‘Joe’ the real estate agent

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As you read this today, Nov. 5, there is only one topic being discussed around the water cooler. The subject is so timely and historic, that to write about anything else this morning would be irresponsible. I'm talking, of course, about the challenges facing today's real estate agent. OK, the big talk today is something about a new president. Unfortunately, as I pen this, "today" is actually sometime last week. Even though you know who our next president is (unless, of course, Florida is showing reruns), I do not. It seems I am the victim of a really bad time slot. So, in honor of our new president (what's-his-name), I will stay on topic and share my hopes for the next administration. These are just some of the issues most important me, "Joe the Real Estate Agent": Health care I want some of that health insurance stuff I am hearing so much about. I am a member of the National Association of Realtors, an organization with clout whose current dues-paying hea...