Throughout my career in the real estate business whenever discussing my profession with colleagues, more than often there’s that time when the palm of the hand smacks the forehead and someone invariably says, “If I wrote a book about this (or that), no one would believe it!”

It’s said that every building contains many stories. I look at the property as the binding front and back cover of the book. The inhabitants, the narrative. “Confessions of Real Estate Man” is a series of stories that have taken place in the properties with which I’ve been associated. Every tale stands on…