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This happened in West Sanford in Seminole County Florida, but the same tactic could be used anywhere, so be on the lookout and call 911 with any suspicious activity so we can stop it in it's tracks! Note: Originally published on my website at  One of my friends held an open house t...
Hey REALTOR friends! Please help me on a project... I'm writing an article and want some additional feedback to make sure I haven't missed anything... What is your TOP pet peeve with dealing with REO properties, and what is your #1 "workaround" that you've used to deal with REO property glitches?...
I have a listing that due to some of the things he has in his home for his business he wants to be present for all showings, so buyers agents are instructed to call him direct for appointments.  But I guess one too many "appointments" haven't shown up and he'd had enough and called to tell me the...
Will this be the year you finally acheive your New Year's Resolutions? When I think of "New Years Resolutions" I have to giggle a little, because they've become kind of a joke "so, did you make it past the 2nd of January? Ha ha ha!" But if you're SERIOUS about making a positive change in your lif...
It Is What It Is... Lately I've been hearing this phrase a LOT.  I don't know if people are saying it more or if I'm just more cognizant of it because I'm more aware (I even saw it in a TV show over the weekend!), but what I DO know is that every time I hear it the hairs on the back of my neck st...
Weirdness is Running Rampant in Our Office... Have you ever had one of those days... I've been having one of those WEEKS in our office! First, one of our owners (remember, we manage rental units too) has been foreclosed on.  Except... OOOPS... it was supposed to be the neighbor's unit, not his!  ...
Another Loan Mod bites the dust!  My New Listing (again!) Back in the summer of 2010 I listed a home.  It was a HAFA short sale deal where the bank had already given us the price and approved the seller, I just had to find the buyer. We got a buyer within the first week, but before the seller cou...
How Are You Doing On Your Goals So Far? Here Are Some Tools To Help You Out!OK.  It's 2 weeks into the new year.  Most people's resolutions (if they even bothered this year) are long-forgotten pipe-dreams already.  They're up to their neck in "life" and can't focus on improvement.  Sound familiar...
Are You Too Fat For Real Estate?This is something I've been thinking about a lot lately.  Maybe it's because I'm getting up there in years and there's a zero at the end of my age now... or maybe it's because the business side of this is finally sinking in... either way, it's something I'm no long...
Why Should a Real Estate Professional Write a Book? I'm getting ready to write a book and maybe you can be a part of it! I've been thinking about it for a while and it's time. I know it will make a huge boost in my business in more ways than one: Huge boost in "expert" credibility. If you've writ...

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