Gabrielle's Blog--SW Washington State

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Realty South - WA State: 75600
This little blog contains my thoughts on the business of real estate, a place to showcase homes for my special clients (YOU!), and a wonderful place to hear your thoughts on ... well, whatever! Come join in, won't you?
In a previous post, I wrote a bit about why a Buyer Agency Agreement is important and how a Buyer / Broker relationship might occur. I also indicated that, as a rule, I require a Buyer Agency Agreement to work with Buyers. So what, exactly, does a Buyer Agency Agreement obligate a Buyer to do? L...
Information available on the Internet grows exponentially. I mean, truly .... the number of sites and the amount of information where personal information can be found is staggering and a bit overwhelming, frankly. Now, I'm a public person -- you can find information about my business in any numb...
I've had various light bulb moments throughout my life. In real estate especially - or maybe in all businesses where one has a personal stake - I've listened to dozens and dozens of motivational presentations to be told that "You are only as good as your own goals." And "You're as good as you thi...
One of the very best benefits of being a member of my local Chamber of Commerce is the opportunity to attend various functions and listen to presentations by community members who make an impact on our lives in the Auburn area. This morning, I was privileged to attend a networking breakfast and s...
I absolutely love getting a phone call from a Buyer looking to relocate to the Seattle-Tacoma area. One of the early questions when talking to someone moving to the area involves where they will work and how long they're willing to commute. Almost always, the answers are something similar to "I'm...
One of the requirements to obtaining and maintaining a mortgage or loan on your home is that it be adequately insured against unexpected disasters. It's important to know that damage from floods or landslides are not typically included in normal homeowner insurance policies. Evaluation of whether...
In 2010, 734 homes in Auburn, Washington sold, with the assistance of real estate agents, for an average of $282,429 after being on the market for an average of 142 days, selling for 92.5% of the price at which the home was originally listed.         Of the homes sold, 127 were reported as havin...
I recently posted a blog entry regarding my upgrade experience with Windows 7 and Outlook 2010 and, in one of the comments I went off on a lengthy discourse about three little freebie programs I use regularly to help keep my system "in tune" and running efficiently. After I typed the response I r...
I was pretty derned excited when Santa brought me a copy of Office 2010. I've been anxious to move forward from Office 2007 for quite a while now. Yikes, what a battle has ensued ever since. I've now officiall thrown in the towel on a favorite applications and raised questions throughout internet...
An important part of being an active real estate agent is supporting our local communities, forming friendships with business owners and referring business to them. I'm absolutely delighted to receive phone calls from these special friends and love catching up with them! Real estate isn't just ab...

Gabrielle Nemes

206.300.8421, S King & Pierce County RE Advocate
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