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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Lake Homes Realty
Various thoughts about real estate, business, effective communication, sales, and marketing.
Okay, I admit it. I just need to brag on our team of staff and agents at Lake Homes Realty across the country. Today, Inc. magazine today released their 37th annual Inc. 5000 list. If you are not familiar with this list, it is widely considered as the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fast...
As we've grown our brokerage operations across the country, I've had the opportunity to spend significant time with hundreds of real estate agents, and talk with a large number of home owners and buyers from different markets.This provides a very large collection of patterns of behavior, and in t...
Home sellers are like everyone else. They see their world, and their home, only from their perspective.The perspective of the local market or the potential buyers is often irrelevant. The sellers want and need to be right, even if the lies they tell are really to themselves."But I need to get thi...
The MOST Comprehensive Lake Real Estate Market ReportThe FREE 2018 Lake Real Estate Market Report contains unique multi-state market information about lake homes and land, including lakefront property, lake access property, lake view property, and near-lake property.This report contains multi-mar...
Our brokerage's agents and staff were excited to be recently ranked at #927 on the 2017 Inc 5000.This is Inc Magazine's annual list of the fastest growing companies in the country.To make this list, companies must prove signficant revenue growth over a three year period.There were several differe...
If you are interested in lake real estate in the Southeast, Southwest, or Northeast United States, you will definitely want the latest edition of The Lake Real Estate Market Report. The Summer 2017 edition of the report is 47 pages and contains unique multi-state market information about lake hom...
I have to say that national media recognition for your business partner can be very rewarding.It is even more rewarding when you know how hard they work, not just in their current work, but throughout their life.And it is even better when that business partner is also your life partner, in this c...
 Not long ago, I was awakened at 3:23am by what I thought was one of our small rescue dogs uncharacteristically playing with his squeaky toy.Turns out the “toy” was instead a live chipmunk, a gift from Daisy the Half-Tailed Cat (she brings them through the doggie-door on the back deck).To make a ...
I appreciate the opportunity to once again work with writer Laura Agadoni on the recent article, "For Sale By Owner: 8 Costly Mistakes Sellers Make." It is my hope the article will be valuable to many home sellers, whether they sell on their own or with an agent. I'd also like to share...
In real estate, lot listings can be seen as easy, low-effort money. Put up the sign, plug in the data on the MLS, and wait for a buyer.If someone expresses interest, you don’t have to schedule a showing or unlock a door. You can just tell a prospective buyer to drive over by themselves and if int...

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