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ME!!! Okay, I am not new to real estate. I have been doing this for 5 years and specializing in REO (foreclosures) for over 3. What IS new is my company, Ozarks' Independent Realty, out of West Plains, Missouri. Opening my own brokerage has been a dream of mine since before I started selling real...
06/08/2008
I love dogs. Dogs love me. Or, at least, I used to think they did...I sell foreclosures, and a lot of times that puts me in situations I would normally avoid. Having to knock on the door of bank-owned homes that are still occupied, and try to convince the tenants or former owners living there tha...
03/08/2008
I am about to discuss one of my pet peeves. I don't know about agents in other areas, but this happens a lot around here. I wish more Asset Managers would be aware of this going on and find more honest, conscientious agents to do their BPO and REO work..."Hi there! I have an order to do an interi...
02/28/2008
      I was at the courthouse steps Monday morning, watching as one of the first homes I ever sold was foreclosed. This was the only one we have sold that has "gone bad," and I didn't really like it. But I guess I had better toughen-up, because I have a feeling a lot more will be coming.      The...
01/02/2008
I list and sell foreclosures. Not a glamorous job, by any means. All you have to do is read some of the posts and look at some of the photos in the REO groups here, and you will get an idea what I am talking about. When my "emergency kit" that travels everywhere I do includes such things as bug r...
11/30/2007
Maybe I am showing my age here, but I remember that old song, "Cat Scratch fever." I always thought it an odd title, and never knew that any such illness actually existed. Until last month, that is...On September 28th, I had BPOs to do. It was afternoon, so I picked up my girls and hit the road. ...
11/10/2007
    Yep, it is now deer season! Okay, archery season started on October 1st, but today starts firearms season, and this is when it gets really interesting...    I moved from the Chicago area to Thayer, Missouri when I was 15. talk about culture shock! Thayer had about 2000 people then and 67 in m...
11/10/2007
Here's a drawing I did of an actor who portrayed Jesus in a tv mini-series. It is now hanging in my church. Ignore the glare from the glass. let me know what you think...
11/09/2007
For several years I worked at convenience stores. I loved it. I was energized by the constant activity. Having 300-400 different people in front of me every day was absolutely beautiful. But then again, I like people. I love people! I had the customers who were just passing through who stopped fo...
11/07/2007
Okay, a recent new listing caught me unprepared, and I learned a thing or two that I want to share...First, always expect the worst when you go to enter a property for the first time. If it isn't so bad, you'll be thrilled, but if it is and you're not ready for it...I carry the following things i...
11/07/2007
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