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So i am having to restart my business after a year off due to my wifes illness which after another 7 month hospital stay she is now doing well (over the past 12 years she has spent over 2 years in the hospital so we kind of roll with it now) and I am trying to decide what site to use for generati...
OK, this is not a nice topic or a happy one but it is humbling and one that I hope will have a happy ending. A friend of mine worked in a lumber mill and lost his harm in a horrible accident involving a metal conveyor belt. Mike was at work only ten days and was IMHO improperly trained. He then d...
I saw this post and decided to reblog it as I have friends in North Carolina and I know they used to go fishing all the time but with kids etc may not be able to now. I figured if they see this maybe they can take their kids out and try them on fishing! Great Post! thanks, ericFree Fishing on the...
What does trust mean to me? that is a tough question and one that demands our attention. Trust is realy the bedrock of civilaztion from way back when to tomorrow, without trust you have nothing else. Back in the days when civilazation was realy not that civilized they still had trust a little b...
Ok so we are working on our brokerage with a five year plan of being able to franchise it. I am hoping to include some services to make it a one stop shop for home buyers and sellers. what third party or additional services would you want to come equipped with your franchise if you were to buy on...
In a recent post by Nikesh Parekh (Active Rain Employee) she explained what the Ambassador Program is all about. I started thining about badges andif we realy need them. It is kid of like a gold star when we were in first grade and as such who needs them we are all adults or supposed to be! On fu...
A few years ago my mother decided to sell her summer home in Cape May,NJ. It was listed for well over a million dollars with a 6 percent commission. I was working for Weichert Realtors at the time and had drank the yellow cool-aid so I used their referral system and connected the agent with my m...
So I am a real estate instructor fully accredited in New Jersey. I am working on developing some new classes for continuing education credits, now that the New Jersey Real Estate Commision has finaly mandated that our licesnees must continue to keep current on the changing landscape and laws of o...
Wishing all of you a Merry,Happy and safe Christmas. If you would like to celebrate next years Christmas in a new home contact Eric Trautmann at Associates In Real Estate, because we KNow NJ, We Sell it Everyday! Please post pictures of your Christmas Trees or decorations to here or at my twitter...