I wrote a story a while back on the "6 Signs of a Crummy Real Estate Agent." After seeing this article, I suppose I should add one more:
7. An agent who swipes your possessions—particularly priceless works of art from the Cubist movement—is probably also stealing your time.
Josh Flagg, the star of next season's Bravo show, Million Dollar Listing, may be the victim of one of the oldest proverbs in the world. But in his case, a picture may be worth a thousand days in the slammer. Josh's day job is as an estate broker—selling expensive stuff that dead rich folks owned. Josh was arrested for allegedly stealing ridiculously expensive art that was part of the estates he was handling, including Picassos and Chagalls.
And another thing: Did you know Pablo Picasso's full name was actually Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruiz y Picasso?
I mean, just imagine trying to get a driver's license....