Some Notes & Observations About the New Site

Just a quick note to say that the move to a self-hosted WordPress platform is ongoing.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, but haven’t really had the time to focus on it.  I still don’t really have the time, but… as much as I love WordPress.com’s hosted service, there were things […]

My Blog Header Image

So I restored the original Notorious ROB header image (of Anakin becoming Darth Vader) in tribute to Joe Ferrara of Sellsius (@jfsellsius) who liked that.  Then I heard from others that the header image is full of disturbia and sturm and drang angst.  You know what that means. Time for a poll. Let your voice […]

Notorious ROB in Japan? o.0

Honestly, one of the coolest things I’ve seen related to this blog of mine: Clicking on that link brought me to this page: Apparently, I am ロブの悪名高い in Japanese.  How can I work that into a business card…. -rsh

Vote: The NROB "Best American Band of Past 20 Years" Poll

We interrupt the regularly scheduled program of heavy-duty, two-thousand word discussions about the real estate industry to bring you this light-hearted fun segment on music! A couple of weeks ago, I asked realestistas about their choice for the “Best American Band of the Past 20 Years”.  I got four submissions, and since I also wanted […]

Vote: The NROB “Best American Band of Past 20 Years” Poll

We interrupt the regularly scheduled program of heavy-duty, two-thousand word discussions about the real estate industry to bring you this light-hearted fun segment on music! A couple of weeks ago, I asked realestistas about their choice for the “Best American Band of the Past 20 Years”.  I got four submissions, and since I also wanted […]

Free Loot from Onboard

So my employer, who graciously allows me to spout off my personal views on this blog, is offering free loot to blogger types everywhere.  I figured some of you could use $500, and since I can’t win it…. So… announcing the Lifestyle Search Essay Contest.  The topic: Imagine the real estate search of the future […]

Rob & Joe Debate Stuff Today at 4:15PM EST

So Joe Ferrara and I are going to do a fun little event: a live debate on some topic or another.  We’ve been talking about doing this for a while now, and with Inman behind us, I have time finally to try it out. So, the time and place and topic: TalkShoe (Link: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/35673) 4:15PM […]

Rob & Joe Debate Stuff Today at 4:15PM EST

So Joe Ferrara and I are going to do a fun little event: a live debate on some topic or another.  We’ve been talking about doing this for a while now, and with Inman behind us, I have time finally to try it out. So, the time and place and topic: TalkShoe (Link: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/35673) 4:15PM […]

Happy New Year & Welcome to New York

2009 is indeed upon us, and with it, Inman’s Real Estate Connect NYC.  I would like to welcome all the realestistas heading to the Big Apple, and say I’m looking forward to meeting you all in person. And temporally speaking, 2008 has given way to 2009.  I can’t explain the feeling, but I have this […]

Happy New Year & Welcome to New York

2009 is indeed upon us, and with it, Inman’s Real Estate Connect NYC.  I would like to welcome all the realestistas heading to the Big Apple, and say I’m looking forward to meeting you all in person. And temporally speaking, 2008 has given way to 2009.  I can’t explain the feeling, but I have this […]