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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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2011 

Years ago, when I worked for a newspaper, I would occasionally do a "Shop at Home" tabloid.  All my advertisers would run specials in the tab and the customers would get a bargain.  The real winner though, was our small town.  Local businesses would reap the benefits of the citizens buying in our...
05/30/2011
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Where Does Time Go? It seems like it was just yesterday and you turn around and it's today.  Turn around again and it's tomorrow and then it's next year.  Do you feel like time is racing by these days? I do.  I was remarking about this to a fellow agent one day recently and he told me his parents...
05/30/2011
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You all know I love cookies!  IF you have read my cooking blogs, you know I love to cook and I appreciate good food.  Cookies however, have a special place in my heart and my tummy! I found the BEST COOKIES ever at H-E-B the other day and I wanted to let you know about them.  They are Mocha Almon...
05/24/2011
Get on the Merry Go Round of Life! Many of us are always trying to get off the Merry Go Round of Life.  We want to take a different path.  We are independent and we think out of the box.  We do not want to be like everyone else.  We want our own way, we want to be different. Does this sound like ...
05/21/2011
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 Being in the right place at the right time.  Is it luck?                                               Is it skill?                                         Is it connections?                              Why are some people just more successful than others? I had an agent tell me today she got a...
05/19/2011
I worked last night until 10 pm with buyers.  We found the home of their dreams and went back to the office to write the contract.  We gathered all the information.  Wrote the offer after discussing financing options, strategizing the amount we should offer, studying the survey, deciding on the h...
05/18/2011
It's way past time for a vacation!  For me, that is.  I've been working way too much for way too long and it is beginning to show. Some of my agents are already on vacation this month and others are leaving soon.  I'm beginning to think it is almost my time too.  I love Mondays!  I always say Mon...
05/15/2011
Mother's Day is the biggest holiday in America for florists and other retailers like Hallmark.  Mother's Day is important to every Mother out there.  It is the day her children say "thank you" for giving your time, your energy, your patience, your very life for me. Mother's Day is important to me...
05/15/2011
I take all the time I need to really get to know my clients.  Sometimes that is a long time, multiple meetings before we look at property.  Other times, it is an hour or two.  Some people are easier to get to know than others.  Some people automatically bond with you and othertimes they do not an...
05/11/2011
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Ours is going great guns.  Things have really picked up here in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  People are calling from Florida to California inquiring about individual properties and real estate in general. People are walking through the doors without appointments wanting to see property.  Ou...
05/10/2011