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Real Estate Agent - Cutler Real Estate
Okay, I know the lending industry is working hard to not dig itself into still deeper problems than it already finds itself in. But hold on a minute... insisting that buyers be pre qualified through the seller's lender before making an offer???? HUH????At first glance, maybe it makes sense. The l...
I am seeing more and more "Team" ads where a "listing agent" is pictured as the Team Leader and takes all the listings under their own name. Also in the same ad is a picture of another team member that is a "buyer's agent" that will be representing buyers on the listing agents properties?  It see...
Is it just me? I sit down in a favorite chair with my beverage, sit back, relax, and make ready for one of my favorite past times: reading. Take for instance the latest editions of REALTOR magazine, THIS OLD HOUSE, AAA's HOME AND AWAY. Two pages into the magazine, I see the Content page, and brow...
We all know the old definition, I just read of a new one on BrokerAgentNews.com! In an article titled ZERO TOLERANCE authored by Paul Pastore, Paul gives a new definition of insanity:"The definition of insanity is to keep the old price, the old paint, and the old carpeting, and hope for a differe...
I heard it on the radio, so it must be true, right?  The National Association Of Realtors (NAR) is running a series of radio ads in order to increase the public's perception and awareness of how and why buyers and sellers benefit by using a member of the National Association Of Realtors. In and o...
Hi All..... Wow!! So hard to believe, I have to pinch myself. Someone found me here on the 'Rain and has decided to share a fortune with me!!!  I quote:"Your profile made me to contact you because I was searching for a reliable and trustwordthy person who can not betray me, because I have been pr...
Hey, wait a minute! Wasn't there a song that went like that?  (Scratching my head trying to remember....)An associate and I were discussing the fact that the top producers that we are watching and trying to emulate are seemingly doing literally none of the things we keep hearing that are suppose ...
Golden Rule: Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You.When someone shares an email address with me, I immediately give them my promise that not only is that address confidential to me, it will not appear on any automatically generated email lists or spam lists, and that I value their tim...
I am wondering how other agents handle this scenario? You work with buyer(s) over a several week period. You had specifically asked them: "Is there anyone else that needs to be consulted before you make a decision to buy?" Of course the answer is always an emphatic "No!" 15 houses later, they fin...
Looking at the trend for average sales price for single family residence in East Canton, Ohio for the time period of years 2000 thru 2008: When looking a the chart of selling prices, there has been a few peaks on the chart, as well as a few valleys. Growth has not been steadily and consistently u...

Jim Dvorovy

REALTOR - Canton Ohio Real Estate
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