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I'll keep you up to date on the latest happenings in Central Florida Real Estate and share success ideas.
I've been coming across several resources that I'm going to be using in my business, so I thought I'd share some of them with you! Today's 2 are: FIRST: A link to a self-analysis of whether you have "Chinese Drywall" in your home. It asks several yes or no questions and also has good pictures of ...
I know, I know, that sounds like a headline from the crazy boom days, but it's real and has been for a long time.  It's been called Rural Housing and USDA financing (when I see USDA I think of a big t-bone steak!). But don't be fooled by it's "rural" name... there are many beautiful subdivisions ...
What's Loan Product Got To Do With ShortSales and Loan Mods?Quite a bit, actually.  Loan product can refer to several things, FHA, VA, Fannie, Subprime, Adjustable Rate, Negative Am, credit line, etc.Each loan product has specific guidelines as to what can be done for shortsales and loan modifica...
This week we are going to discuss how your attitude determines your success, this takes shape in many different ways, but today we're going to cover one of the more critical ones: Self Talk:  If a five year old child heard every day "you're stupid, you're worthless, you're never going to amount t...
I know, I really shouldn't let it get to me, but this one just takes the cake! I'm running out of room for notes for all the times I've called them on this one... These are NOT all of the notes, but it will give you a rough idea... my favorites are the ones in the last 2 weeks. Now, before you re...
Last week I was able to attend a VERY interesting presentation put on by Jeremy Conaway from Recon Intelligence at our board office. He shared some of the major factors and differences between the Baby Boomers, the Gen-X’ers (that’s me! Yayy!) and the Gen-Y’ers. WOW!!! I had no idea! I often talk...
Professional wanted.  Must be good with numbers, excellent with people, and willing to work long hours on a straight commission basis.  As a bonus, you will be required to allow the State licensing bureau to pull your credit report, and if it's not clean for the last 3 years, your license will be...
I love real estate... without it I couldn't come up with all of these crazy stories that I like to share with you! ('s all real! I couldn't make it up!) Yesterday my husband Tim & I went out and previewed 16 houses for the Blue Jeans Rehab Bus Trip that starts Friday evening, and in the ...
One of my friends at a title company forwarded this to me this week.  It's an internal memo from their title underwriter about (more!) pitfalls of shortsales and what title companies are being warned about in short sales.  Just wanted you to know!   RE: Short Sales Dear Associates:     Approvals ...
here's a few questions I want to ask you: Have you shown a client a property that needed work and they asked you "how much do you think this would cost to fix/replace? Or even worse, had a client walk away from a perfectly good house because they thought the work was going to be very expensive? A...

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