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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Premier
Real Estate is my life! My goal is to make your life less stressful during the buying or selling of real estate. I strive to make your real estate experience as pleasurable as possible. I'm Always At Your Service!
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Benefits of New HomesEverything in the house is newNeighborhood is newStreet Construction is newBuilder pricing and incentivesPrice appreciation (if you buy at the right time)Benefits of Pre-Owned HomesEstablished neighborhoodTrees are maturedKinks worked out from possible builder problemsSchools...
07/06/2007
Many real estate professionals spend their entire career as an individual agent and hiring an assistant or two or three.  Then there are those who team up with other agents as a joint force.  Then there are others who will have listing/buyer specialists, and a back office team for the processing....
07/06/2007
This subject is very important!  Safety in the real estate business isn't something that many of us think about.  It is something that we all need to be thinking about!  Don't take this lightly.There are many agents that have had terrible things done to them and some have even been killed!  Don't...
07/05/2007
                                                                     One of my biggest pet peeves is agents not posting good pictures or not even posting pictures at all!  I feel that this is one of the most important duties an agent can and should do, is post good if not great pictures.  If the ...
07/04/2007
This is a poem that my wife recieved from a friend of hers.  The author is unknown.  Keep in mind that my wife works in the title business and I'm in real estate... I wonder what she's trying to tell me?WHY AM I THE WAY I AM?Last night as I lay sleepingI died or so it seemed,Then I went up to hea...
07/04/2007
Blogging works!  Out of curiosity I did a google search on my name and it came up on the first page with a link from Activerain.  I have only been doing this for one week and I already on the first page because of this community.  And alot of writing!  I couldn't believe how many people have my n...
07/03/2007
I showed a vacant house this morning.  I was expecting to walk into an empty house and to my and the buyers surprise, this was a staged house.  WOW!  What a difference!  My buyers loved the house so much that they signed an offer in the house at the kitchen table. I need to find stagers in the Ho...
07/01/2007
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I can't give answer for any other area except for the Houston, TX area.  The answer in my experience is NO!  Why would a seller want the agent they hire have them wake up early on a Saturday or Sunday morning to make the house sparkle and then get kicked out for three to five hours?There aren't t...
06/30/2007
Of course you are and so am I ! ! !  When you have clients, friends, relatives, anyone moving into or out of the Houston area... Refer them to me.  I will pay you a 30% Referral Fee!The areas we service are:Houston, TXKaty, TXSugar Land, TX (ranked 3rd Best Place to Live by Money Magazine)Missour...
06/30/2007
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I have been in business for four years and I'm averaging between 15-20 transactions per year.  I send post cards, just listed & just sold post cards, email, 3 websites, 2 stealth sites, blogging, newsletters, magazines, newspaper, phonebook, etc.  I'm spending a ton of money to get and keep my na...
06/30/2007
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Real Estate is my life! My goal is to make your life less stressful during the buying or selling of real estate. I strive to make your real estate experience as pleasurable as possible. I'm Always At Your Service!