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Introducing the beautiful Texas Coastal Bend and offering my Real Estate expertise for buyers and sellers. "When you think Real Estate, think Ricki Eichler" Thirty plus years experience, residential and commercial real estate, homes, land,ranches,live water, waterfront homes, vacation homes, businesses for sale, retirees and senior relocation

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2009 

  I just wrote a post about "Customer Service" and decided I needed to explain what it is since a lot of people in service jobs don't seem to understand the concept anymore.   Yes, I am old enough to come from a time in America where clerks, waiters, attendants, and even professional people knew ...
01/25/2009
  Many things I've read recently say housing prices are down and rental rates are coming down as well.  This can be very good for the consumer who is needing to move or wanting to make a change.  The recession has caused lots of family members who were living alone to move in with other family me...
01/25/2009
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  Headache, stuffy nose, itchy eyes, general ill feeling?     Is it an allergy?       Is it "Cedar Fever"? The Texas Hill Country is known for the vast hillsides of Ashe Juniper trees.  Many ranchers cut them down to try to rid their property of the pollen producing trees.  This is a wasted effor...
01/25/2009
  The beautiful Texas Hill Country has enjoyed a good stable economy during the past couple years when the rest of the country was suffering.  Job layoffs, plummeting home values, foreclosures and other economic distress signals were in short supply here in our little insulated area.  Recently ho...
01/21/2009
  After many years in the business, it is hard to get surprised at anything.  However, this past week I had two surprises. The first one was a house on acreage that I tried to show about a year and a half ago.  I could not get the owner to allow me to show the home to a qualified potential buyer ...
01/13/2009
I'm talking about the blind ones and the ones who are clolor blind and call fouls on the wrong team.  It seems the Spurs have been getting these kind a lot here lately.  Tonight was the worst.  The NBA needs to do something about this. The Spurs did not lose tonight.  The officials gave the game ...
01/11/2009
Do I Need A Buyer's Agent? This is a question I hear a lot of the time from first time home buyers and people who have bought several homes in the past.  First of all, let's answer the question "What is a buyer's agent?"   Then you will be able to determine if, in fact, you need a buyer's agent. ...
01/11/2009
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