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When shopping for a new home is a family affair, it helps to have ways to engage kiddoes of all ages.  Children are naturally inquisitive, and long to be included in discussions and the decision making process.  Parents of toddlers and preschoolers typically have a stash of toys and snacks to kee...
07/13/2014
LOL! If you haven't seen the new 'noseblind' commercial by Febreze, you are in for a treat! Seriously, this is so funny, we are considering including it with our listing presentations!  Talking about odors in a home can be a delicate subject. However, we aren't doing our clients any favors by tip...
07/13/2014
Have you ever wondered why you can't find any properties for sale within a particular zip code?   All zip codes are not created equal.  There are four major zip code categories used by the US Post Office. These include: Unique zip codes, Post Office Box only zip codes, Military zip codes, and Sta...
07/13/2014
Are you a Texas Realtor®? Have you heard about the Texas Realtors® Leadership Program (TRLP)?  In 2012, my esteemed colleague, Heather Anderson (Janus Real Estate Group , Allen, TX) urged me to consider applying for TRLP through the Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR).  Her encouragement...
07/12/2014
Realtors, as a business group, are mercilessly targeted by B2B solicitors who peddle solutions for everything ranging from virtual assistants and graphic design services to informational products and 'coaching / mentoring' subscriptions.  New agents often fall into bad recommendations and wastefu...
07/12/2014
"Can I raise chickens in my backyard?"  This isn't an uncommon question among homebuyers in both urban and suburban markets these days. Whether the idea is formed before the home search begins, or whether buyers have been introduced to the concept during showing tours where other homeowners proud...
07/12/2014
 I'm so excited! #winning Our office has a new secret weapon in our "Creative Personalized Marketing" armory...  Do you love creating word clouds, but find it difficult to adjust your colors, shapes, and fonts to make high quality, high resolution files that can easily be used to create custom gi...
07/10/2014
Image courtesy of hin255FreeDigitalPhotos.net When my husband and I were preparing for the birth of our first child, like a majority of parents, we took Lamaze classes. One of the core components of Lamaze is the use of breathing techniques as a method of coping with labor pain. We depended on o...
06/29/2014
 Luc Féry (Puymoyen, France), a painter who is renown for his trompe l'oeil technique, illustrates in this 9 minute video how to give soul and style to an otherwise dark and dreary interior space.      This same application can be used to transform any room, creating depth and beauty that is surp...
06/29/2014
Let's face it. Awkward moments can occur in any profession. Here are a few examples from the Real Estate industry, relating specifically to the daily activities of a licensed real estate agent.  If you are considering getting into real estate, don't say we didn't warn you! :-/  That awkward momen...
06/28/2014
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Amanda Thomas

​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
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