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The ability to keep a business meeting concise and on track is essential to productivity. Begin by establishing objectives. List what they are and then distribute them in advance. This will prepare attendees and enhance their ability to offer thoughful insight. Be an effective leader. As the mode...
06/26/2008
U.S. house prices are declining at an amazing pace and are down almost 18% from their July 2006 peak according to a recently released information. The housing market shows few signs of hitting bottom.  Inventories remain high and analysts say new-home construction is likely to fall further before...
06/26/2008
According to survey of nearly 35,000 buyers conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), agents are the primary resource homebuyers depend upon for information regarding real estate transaction related services. The survey found that slightly over half of homebuyers accept such recomm...
06/25/2008
When a client is unhappy, a sale or a professional relationship may be in jeopardy. And, because so many people are involved ia a real estate transaction, it happens quite a bit in the real estate business. You can diffuse the situation and learn to control the potential damage. Outcome? Keep the...
06/24/2008
The vice president and chief economist of Freddie Mac, Frank Nothaft, stated that "Fixed-rate mortgage rates rose to the highest level in nearly 9 months following the recent release of the consumer price index and the producer price index. The consumer price index as well as the producer price i...
06/24/2008
Direct mail can be a cost-effective way to reach current and potential customers. In fact, studies show that every $1 spent yields an average of $10 in sales! If your message is clear and concise, it could yield many profitable relationships. Provide Key Benefits. Your customers want to know how ...
06/23/2008
Did you know you can potentially generate more listings and sales by contacting your past clients with a reminder that IRS code 121 allows a tax exemption up to $250,000 per seller ($500,000 for married couple)? Believe it or not, some homeowners are still not aware that a home that has served as...
06/23/2008
In a meeting hosted by the crowned prince of Saudi Arabia, the world's largest producer of oil announced that it would raise its production level to about 200,000 barrels a day beginning in July 2008. According to sources, the increase in production would raise its total daily production to a who...
06/22/2008
The consensus is that the Feds will leave the rate unchanged at the conclusion of their meeting which starts on Tuesday June 24th and lasts for 2 days. The consensus is not always Wright; after all, the Feds still have to worry about inflation and the weakening U.S dollar. It is important to know...
06/22/2008
 The next Federal Reserve meeting will start on Tuesday June 24Th and conclude on Wednesday June 25Th. What will they decide to do this time around after seven straight rate cuts in the last 10 months? What does Federal rate cut mean for mortgage borrowers? The federal funds rate is the interest ...
06/21/2008
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