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Wow... pretty negative title huh? hear me out... So for those of you that have read a vast majority of my blogs, you should know by now that I try to motivate Realtors by using the tough love technique. It usually says something like "stop complaining" and "start working". And although that works...
10/29/2008
Great post, check it out.REPUBLISHED BY LENN. An interesting post today by Angela Lucaj , "Acting Classes?".  reminded me of something I wrote back on January 1, 2007.  Enjoy.                                                                    * * * * * HOW WE ANSWER A BUYER'S QUESTIONS MAY DETERM...
10/23/2008
Great blog, very true!It is the never ending debate in real estate.   Agents who have had their licenses for many years think that new agents don't have the experience necessary to succeed.  New agents think that long term agents might not have kept up with how the market has changed. In the end ...
10/23/2008
This was a great article I saw, read and comment!**What a difference a year makes - or perhaps not so much of a difference.  I wrote this article a year ago and as I re-read it this morning I realized how much the words still hold true in our real estate market.  Perhaps even more so.**   Mr. or ...
10/23/2008
Wow... I'm honored *Crowed Cheering Noise in the background* um first of all I'd like to thank all the people who got me here.... Eh em.... REALITY CHECK! No but seriously people, I was asked this question not too long ago, by someone considered to be a veteran in the business. To tell you the tr...
10/23/2008
OK... it's time to clear up this massive misconception. Just because your friend's ex-girlfriend's sister's boyfriend's brother sold his modular home by himself, doesn't mean you are going to save money by selling real estate without an agent. This holds true for BOTH sides of the deal.    Let u...
10/22/2008
I was thinking on this subject after reading a fantastic post by Billy Manders entitled "Helping High School Kids Become Financially Educated...". A concept that came to mind, whilst pondering this nugget of a post... Is the fact that "You won't know, what you don't know, about a subject until yo...
10/20/2008
  Close More Deals by Listening More and Talking Less Getting the listing is dependent on many factors of course, but this short piece is about the value of listening. I don't imagine this will be a hard sell to anyone reading this. We all know it's important, but do we do it? One of the most dra...
10/20/2008
So... I'm a certified specialist in luxury real estate through Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates. However, given the current state of things, I've been more flexible lately in the sense that I've been working leads and deals that would be considered "outside my niche". This has opened up a lot of b...
10/20/2008
Featuring 2511 Ranch Reserve Rdg. Once listed at 3.4M now lowered just below 3M at $2,999,999. This palatial master piece won't last long, make an offer now. Welcome to the 'Villa Di Colone'. Guaranteed to please even the most discriminating buyer.       This 5 bed 8 bath dream home features an e...
10/16/2008
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