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I understand that an agent feels the need to leave one company for another from time to time. I believe that more than not, it's a case of 'the grass is always greener' but that's a whole different blog... Today I want to talk to those agents who have made that move, and about how RIDICULOUS your...
For those of you who don't know, and I can't beleive that EVERYONE doesn't know, there is a movie of the week on the SyFy network called 'Sharktopus' premiering later this year. The movie is in post production by the infamous Roger Corman, who has acted in, directed, or produced nearly 500 films ...
Bill Swanson | CBSHome Real EState | (402) 964-4871 11805 Cedar Street, Omaha, NE 5BR/3BA Single Family House offered at $190,000 Year Built 1967 Sq Footage 2,476 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking Unspecified Lot Size 11,761 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION...
The headline on the Housing Watch page from AOL Real Estate reads "6 Ways to Tell if Your Real Estate Agent is Lying". It caught my eye so I clicked and read. I'll have to admit, after I read the entire article, I got a little peeved! I saw no indication whatsoever that it was specifically writte...
Average life expectancy in years of a thermostat and a compactor, respectively the longest-lived and shortest-lived appliances in the American home, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Bank of America Home Equity Study of Life Expectancy of Home Components. Here is a list of th...
Bill Swanson | CBSHome Real EState | (402) 964-4871 8509 N 30th Street, Omaha, NE Historic Florence Building for sale Retail/Commercial offered at $100,000 Year Built 1891 Sq Footage 1,575 Floors 1 Parking Unspecified Lot Size Unspecified Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Here’s your chance to own ...
Today, I found a great article on REALTOR Mag online titled  "5 Real Estate Scams you need to know about". The details can be found on the link but here is the summary: 1. The Forclosure Rescue Scheme; "Rescuers" promise cash-strapped home owners that they can save their home from foreclosure. 2....
Bill Swanson | CBSHome Real EState | (402) 964-4871 3501 Weber Circle, Omaha, NE Wonderful Culdesac Lot 3BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $84,500 Year Built 1966 Sq Footage 1,221 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size 14,375 sqft HOA/Maint $0...
Coming up on July 24th is the Omaha Area Food Bank's 3rd annual "O! What a Duck Race" at Heartland of America Park! You can adopt a duck at any local Baker's Supermarket for only 5 bucks and if your duck wins first place, you win $10,000! Other prizes include $4,000 for second place and $1,000 fo...
Is protecting the security of my clients worth the extra expense of an electronic lockbox? In my book, of course it is but there are still many agents in town that almost exclusively utilize the push button or combo lockboxes. Think about this scenario: when an agent calls to make an appointment ...

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