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We pause our busy schedules and thank you, service men and women. We take a moment, because so many of you took your lifetime. We thank you. Through a lack of ability to express your worth, we thank you. May God bless you. May you feel honor, and may the country you served stand as the country y...
05/29/2011
Sellers and Real Estate Agents alike are getting tired of seeing that listing sit and wait for that buyer.  I had one myself...ok, more than one, but this is the story. Cute 1600 sq. ft. home near the U of A, in need of new roof and some minor repairs.  Reduced to $80,000 for fire sale.  Roof doe...
05/02/2011
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From Fayetteville to Harrison, Siloam Springs, Rogers, Bentonville, ...goodness, the whole Northwest to North Central Arkansas has been hit by more rain than I've ever seen.   How has this effected Real Estate?  Not much.  The flood plains have recently been remapped, so all the areas that floode...
04/27/2011
Today I've run into some interesting issues with financing in Northwest Arkansas that may help buyers and agents alike.  I have an East Fayetteville home under contract and have found that the finished basement has presented issues with the value of the appraisal.   The appraisal came back above ...
04/20/2011
There's a new level of disgust today for the larger banks in America.  Let me explain what happened. My cash buyer became interested in a home held in an estate.  The estate is owned by two daughters of the deceased.  The two daughters had agreed to allow the home to attempt a short sale as the m...
04/09/2011
Well, there it is.  You've made it through many homes and found just the right one, negotiated your guts out with an unrealistic seller, and come to find out the home is full of mold.  Yep...kiss of death mold.  So, what to do now?  I'll tell you exactly what I'm going to do.   I'm going to appla...
04/07/2011
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Verdana} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} These words have been a source of fear for so many agents, sellers, and buyers in the last few years.  I'd like to put my two cents in and let you know what I understand about the market in Fayetteville,...
04/04/2011
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Verdana} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Verdana} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Verdana; min-height: 17.0px} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} I have a small group of professionals that I meet with every ...
04/03/2011
I'm holding my sides laughing about this crazy series of messages I got today!  Don't be alarmed when you read the first one.  That's truly not the joke.  Mr. Chavez will certainly be missed, but Treva has amazingly recovered!  Feel free to share your best Realtor Board stories on here in your co...
03/23/2011
I interviewed for a listing last Friday.  The seller told me they had interviewed another agent, and I was obviously the better agent, ...hands down.  Then I heard these words, "We have one more interview to conduct before we make our decision." Now, I've heard these words before.  I'm not easily...
03/20/2011
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