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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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2010 

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You are no good at sales.  You will never make it selling real estate.   You don't know anything about homes or construction, how could you sell real estate?  You don't like to read, you can't understand contracts or do the huge amount of paperwork needed to sell property.  This profession is jus...
09/29/2010
This is a great blog post and every Texas real estate agent and broker should read the proposed changes and write in to protest this unnecessary change that will cost you and me lots of money.  The changes will be approved soon, so do not delay.  Write today while it is on your mind! The Texas R...
09/26/2010
So what is a serious agent?  No, not one that never laughs or smiles or has fun.  Of course, not.  A serious agent is one that is ambitious and motivated and can focus on the job and not be constantly distracted by outside influences. As a broker, I am always looking for these kind of individuals...
09/25/2010
I may sound like your Mother today or maybe just a broker that likes to see her agents thrive.   Yes, I want my agents to be the best in the business.  I want my agents to be able to keep a fast pace all day long, to multi-task, to answer a cell phone while walking to the file cabinet getting a f...
09/24/2010
You won't want to miss this year's Medina Lake Cajun Festival.  They are celebrating 30 years of the best food, music, dancing and Gumbo!  Yes, many varieties of gumbo and you willl want to try each one. Don't forget the Bread Pudding!  It is the best!  The Music and Cajun Dancing is fun for all....
09/18/2010
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September is Realtor Safety month.  We have talked about this topic several times in meetings this month.  There are lots of free handouts on Realtor.org for you to use in sales meetings and training meetings.  Safety is something we should never take for granted.                     Make time in...
09/15/2010
Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits.  I wanted to share a few of the benefits of eating pineapple with you.  Pineapple is the only edible fruit from the bromeliad family.  Each little segment on the outside of the pineapple is a flower.  The more flowers the sweeter the pineapple. Pineapples a...
09/12/2010
Everyone knows that with every downturn in the economy, some people seem to get richer. Why is it?  What do they know that you don't know?                                 I've been saying for a long time now, that this is the time to buy.  Interest rates are lower and prices are softer than they ...
09/09/2010
When I started my business, lots of people were telling me "Are you crazy?", "This is not the best time to start a real estate office!"  and other such things.  Yes, the market was heading southward and things were getting slower and harder to close.  It's not that I just love a challenge but I f...
09/08/2010
The summer has been busy and some days you barely get finished with one thing before the next emergency or deadline is upon you.  Sales, closings, negotiations, paper work, inspections, writing the checks, it's all such a whur.  Too busy, too many things to keep up with. Now, September has arrive...
09/06/2010
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