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Production trends across industries are gearing toward personalization.  We can "have it our way" with Whataburger, "express our identities" with Nike shoes,  design our own T-shirts with CustomInk,  wrap our smart cars (like the amazing  Tom and Gina Branch), and even order a 'twin' doll for our...
06/28/2014
Towering turbines reaching upward toward a vanilla sky set the perfect backdrop to contrast this gorgeous grain crop, grown by Hollis Swanberg of Swanberg Farms (Lyford, TX).  With combine in lead and buggy in tow, the harvest team works in unison to optimize productivity, maximize efficiency, an...
06/22/2014
You won’t need a magnifying glass to solve this mystery. These photos are from one of my showing appointments in Denton County, Texas (Lewisville). It has become the topic of discussion around the office water cooler in terms of ethical marketing practices. The photo is what the listing agent has...
06/22/2014
When you see it...  
06/21/2014
  A worthy re-blog! It is elements like this that comprise a solvent marketing and communications plan. The possibilities are endless... pick one holiday a month and plan ahead. Last year, my July 4th Fireworks post was my #1 article on Active Rain with over 10,000 clicks.  Most of those clicks o...
06/20/2014
Storage units can come in handy for homeowners who need a quick solution for de-cluttering, or a temporary arrangement for personal possessions in between homes. These solutions are not risk-free. This picture shows what happens when the guy in the storage unit next to yours spills 2 gallons of p...
06/19/2014
The thought of buying a foreclosure appeals to many for the chance to pick up a decent property at a deep discount. A common misconception is that consumers (or agents) can approach a lender who has foreclosed on a property with an offer to buy it directly from the bank or servicer.  Tax records ...
06/18/2014
I was shocked when I read a colleague's facebook post last week lamenting that his seller client had requested a copy of the buyer's home inspection. He was frustrated, and complained that the seller would then be responsible for the burden of disclosure for any issues noted on the inspection rep...
06/18/2014
Property deed types can be confusing to consumers and agents alike. As a best practice, we coach all of our agents to do a quick search on the County Tax Records -- as well as with the County Clerk -- to vet and assess possible ownership interests and/or possible threats to securing a clear title...
06/16/2014
AGENTS: If you use Google Drive for your customers or team, be aware that a new phishing attack launched today. The base domain that is sourcing the attack is blackburnsmed (dot com). We discovered this by looking at the source code in the email we received. (See image below.) This attack is sent...
06/05/2014
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Amanda Thomas

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