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Harpist open houses vs. ‘bucket list parties’

#madREskillz: Agent's get-togethers help people connect for once-in-a-lifetime activities

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Editor’s note: The #madREskillz finalist who receives the most votes in the poll below will be featured in an Inman News story. Click here to learn how to participate in Inman News’ weekly #madREskillz competition. 1. Fort Collins, Colo.-based agent Mike Malvey throws "bucket list parties." At the get-togethers, he posts sheets of attendees' bucket lists around his home to help them work together to refine their lists and link up to complete once-in-a-lifetime activities. 2. Florida broker The Real Team hires a professional harpist to play at open houses and "keep the guest calm." ...