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Real Estate Broker/Owner - CastNet Realty - TREC#263257
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 

Thank you for Helping and Giving! Christmas is just around the corner.  Our first Christmas Party this year will be for the children at Hill Country Youth Ranch in Ingram.   Our office decided to make this a year of giving and what better way to give than to give to children who live at the Youth...
11/30/2010
***FOR SALE!!!***FOR SALE!!!***FOR SALE!!!*** This is a new listing I want to share with you.  This is the OLD TIVY HOTEL.  It was built in 1935 and is located in the downtown area of Kerrville.  It has a rich history and was once used in a movie.  Today it is divided into 6 apartments.  Four of ...
11/27/2010
I received my ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) designation today.  I know I should have had it a long time ago since I've been in the business for such a long time.  Years ago, it was not easy to get the training we can get today especially when you lived outside of large cities.  It also wa...
11/16/2010
Is it too much to ask the listing agent to bring the keys with them to closing or to drop them off at the title company if they are not going to be there?  I just closed a home in San Antonio, which is not my normal area of doing business.  When I asked for the keys, the closer told me the listin...
11/14/2010
I just made up a new recipe that I want to share with my friends.  Not all of you will want to bake a pumpkin and mash it to get the goodness out of it but that is what I did.  If that is too hard, use canned pumpkin.   Start with 1/2 cup shortening. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 cup sugar  Cream...
11/06/2010
"What is the most important ability I need to possess to be successful in real estate?"  I get asked this question regulary because I accept and train "newbie" agents.  I love training new agents because of their excitement to be in the business.  It's like working with first time homebuyers, the...
11/06/2010
Word of Mouth Advertising, how good is it really? Word of Mouth Advertising, how much can that do? Word of Mouth Advertising, how far can that go? How good is it?  Word of mouth advertising is one of your clients telling their friends about the fabulous service you gave them.  It is them giving t...
11/01/2010