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A blog with tips, comments, observations, and strategies for real estate professionals on the sale and marketing of new homes, historic homes, condominiums and lofts in Lafayette Square. The blog also covers other sales training issues such as the use of technology, time management, personal marketing, lead generation, and customer service. PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.
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2009 Mega Agent Program - Inspiring Words from Nick Jujicic If you haven't seen any of the guest speakers at a Mega Agent Camp, you are really missing out.  These strong and passionate individuals will provoke thought and pull at both your heart and your mind.  After listening to these speakers, ...
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Things To Do in Austin Before and After the 2009 Keller Williams Mega Agent Camp I just returned from the 2009 Keller Williams Mega Agent Camp in Austin, Texas.  It was my first visit to Austin so I was excited.  Time, however, was limited.  In a short three days with very little unscheduled time...
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08/29/2009
If you are considering to list your home for sale by owner ("FSBO") and intend to employ a MLS Only Broker or Flat Fee Broker to have the property listed on the local multiple listing service ("MLS"), there are 8 questions to ask before hiring a MLS Only Broker or Flat Fee Broker in St Louis: Que...
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Strategies for Avoiding Attorney Drafting Delays As was described in the Attorney Transaction Killers Series, the deal used as the basis for the case study had a fatal flaw - it simply took too long to get the review completed.  It dragged on for over 2 weeks.  It is imporant in any real estate t...
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Unlike the jointly drafted real estate sales contract approved by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and  St. Louis Association of Realtors, the model lease provided by the St. Louis Association of Realtors has not received similar treatment and is not uniformly used.  The reasons for ...
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"Blogging for Business" is a presentation designed for use by small real estate brokerages and individual agents to introduce agents to the use of a real estate oriented ActiveRain blog to generate referrals, develop leads and promote listings.   Blogging For BusinessView more presentations from ...
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  As an attorney and a real estate broker, I understand the need for attorney review of some (not all) real estate transactions to protect the interests of the tenant or purchaser.  The first four installments of the "How the Attorney Killed my Real Estate Deal" series discussed how and why a re...
08/17/2009
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