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A few months ago I wrote a post entitled What's The Difference Between a Vision and a Goal?  I believe in practicing what I preach, so I thought I would share with you some things that have happened since I wrote the article. As many of you know, I am a new agent, so I am still in the process of ...
12/03/2008
The economy is slow and when I speak with sellers, there's a certain level of hesitance about listing their homes.  Some sellers are still hanging onto the idea that their homes are worth more than what buyers are willing to pay.  Some sellers are in a tough spot because they find that they need ...
12/03/2008
My Broker, Tammy Anderson-Owens of RE/MAX Alliance in Collinsville is back!!!!  She took a trip to Colorado to the RE/MAX headquarters for some training.  She and her husband Rick Owens are opening a new office and we are all so excited. Anyway, we had our business meeting this morning and she sh...
10/21/2008
When I was coaching Real Estate Agents, I would get calls from agents who had just gone to some seminar and came back with many great ideas for their business.  They would ask my opinion on what they had just learned and we would lay out a plan of action for them to implement these wonderful idea...
10/17/2008
It's been a while since I've posted on AR and I've taken today off to catch up with some house work and my blogging. I'd like to catch everyone up on all the things that have been going on. My broker, Tammy Anderson-Owens with RE/MAX Preferred is working hard to get the new office open for Novemb...
10/17/2008
Breast Cancer has touched my life in many ways even though I have never had it.  When I was a girl, my grandmother had breast cancer.  At that time the treatment was very radical.  She had both breasts removed and the doctors even removed the underlying muscle.  I can remember the horrible scars ...
10/01/2008
Here we sit...between a rock and a hard place.  Congress arguing over the best solution for the financial crisis.  As usual they look to the people to foot the bill and scare us with dire consequences if it is not passed.  After just passing the largest budget in history...we are being asked to d...
09/30/2008
How many ethics classes have we all had to take as Real Estate Agents?  We laugh and roll our eyes when we think about how often we are required to attend an ethics class.  Many of those who have been in the business a long time can even quote portions of the code of ethics. The code of ethics wa...
09/30/2008
In my life I have had many mentors.  I usually choose strong successful women, however there are a few great men sprinkled in there as well.  I have worked very hard to pattern myself after these people in order to strengthen my character and emulate the principles that I have observed in them. I...
09/30/2008
People always say that things happen for a reason...and usually at the right time.  I have to say that I whole heartedly agree! I decided 3 months ago to become a Real Estate Agent after having coached agents for over 2 years.  Prior to doing that, I was an EMT which was something I had wanted to...
09/23/2008
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