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I was just looking at headlines on CNN: Yesterday: Homes Sales Up. Today: Historic Slide in Values. If you practice real estate in Southeast MI you have seen both of these for months. I started digging and putting together tons of data, still trying to put it all together but here are some nugget...
01/27/2009
Five minutes ago 10:30 am CNBC just did a piece on Loan Mod Fraud. The announcer said "loan modification companies are popping up everywhere, that is a red flag". No kidding. State of California is investigating 250 companies! What!?! Just what a state on the verge of going broke needs to spend i...
01/27/2009
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I have not posted for a while, I have been busy, I love real estate but was exploring branching out (click and scroll up), the whole idea of being the car czar is very appealing to me, if you click on the link you will see I am probably over qualified. Well I will wait it out, our new President i...
01/23/2009
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Being a leader doesn't have to mean spending. Especially now.   Look around your company, team or office and think what does this office need get one more deal a day? More education? Coaching? Training? Maybe conversation? Teamwork? A clear and concise message? I promise there are at least 4 more...
01/23/2009
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I can't beleive I just found this, I really need to be more vain and google myself more. I received a call from Inman News to comment on Trulia a last spring, I didn't return the call, I guess I should have but I just didn't think I was the right guy to comment. Appearently they liked my profile....
01/23/2009
The home builders association wants the government to subsidize interest rates. The problem is not rates, the problem is:   Jobs---Nobody cares if it is 30% cheaper if they have 0% job or job security Product---How many brown houses can you build? A classic case of the lure being built for the fi...
01/23/2009
It all starts Thursday Night or should I say Friday morning at 12:01 am. That is when the pros emerge. The shops at Prime Outlets open at 12:01 to get there share of the Black Friday Profit and from what I here they will hit a grand slam by 9 am. I was there for the inaugural event it was off the...
11/25/2008
2009 is bringing a lot of change to our markets, our lives, our nation and our world. I have been thinking a ton about what 2009 will bring for me and the people I care about, my family and my co-workers. I have always thought of myself as part of something bigger, I am a piece of the machine. I ...
11/13/2008
I love the Flint Journal, our local "paper" that has a great deal to do with the demise of Flint MI. This article is sweet, the locals are doing something to make the decay a little more bearible (no pun intended!). But the poll!!! Are they serious? This is the same publication that brought you t...
10/17/2008
Average sales price of $90,000. 55% of the sales in the Market are Foreclosures. Our Profit is through the roof and Agents income is up vs. 2006! Not a pitch, many of you are seeing the same results this year. I have access to many MLS's around Midwest and it is amazing how the power structure ha...
10/16/2008
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