5 real estate dragons (and how to tame them)

Trying to dodge the flames? Keep these strategies in your pocket

Have you ever encountered a “dragon” in one of your deals? They come in many different varieties — the persnickety business manager or CPA, the testy attorney, the nit-picking inspector, the appraiser who doesn’t know the area, the helicopter parent and more. If you find yourself facing one of these flame-breathers, here’s how to tame it and keep from getting burned.