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WOW this has been a great week for Lubbock.  Lubbock is the second best housing market in the nation.  How cool is that...... Lubbock is a great place to be.  Also, Lubbock was voted 11th out of the top 20 places to ride out this recession.  I have been telling everyone I know.  This news makes i...
10/27/2008
In today's market (which is still outstanding), you must be able to work your numbers. I have gone on several listing presentations where they buyers have been upset with what i have to tell them. "Yes, the market numbers are down and you will not get what you would have for your home back in 200...
02/11/2008
I know we have all had clients who pull up in front of the house and see the curb appeal and sometime just want to move on.  Here are some easy things sellers can do to make it where this doesnt happen to them1. Give the home a fresh coat of paint if it has been a while or if the outside is looki...
02/11/2008
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Ok so i have been really trying to work on this for a while and I finally think I have it down. I have been trying to brand myself and come up with something unique that people will remember.  SO far I have come up with this.  I think its pretty cool.  This will go in all my advertising and also ...
02/07/2008
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Ok so I will start off by saying that this doesn't really have a lot to do with real estate, but I found it interesting and I wanted to blog about it because my school was mentioned.I was reading through the Jan/Feb 2008 Texas Realtor Magazine and noticed the article about the 2008 Chairman of th...
02/05/2008
OK so a few weeks ago I had to renew my license and do my continuing education, etc.  Well now TREC is requiring that we all have our fingerprints taken.  So if it isn't expensive enough to renew your license as it is...... here is another expense. Anyways, it is a rather funny story how this fin...
02/05/2008
Step 12: Create a plan for short sales and foreclosures Too many people are finding themselves in trouble and upside down in their properties.  I know in the Lubbock market we have seen a big increase in the number of foreclosures.  Its kinda sad how many there are.  A short sale is where the len...
01/22/2008
Step 11 - Utilize creative financing Today there are so many ways to use creative financing.  Talk to your favorite lenders and have them send you a weekly newsletter of the financing choices available today.  They are always changing and getting new programs.  I have worked with so many people l...
01/22/2008
Step 10 - work on holding the transaction together from contract to close.  Getting a contract is only the starting point.  Make sure that your clients are using reputable lenders, underwriting has become so strict, we as agents need to make sure we are proactive in making sure our clients get fr...
01/22/2008
Step 9 - Implement systems to convert internet leads to appointments We all know that majority of home buyers are beginning their shopping online.  Getting those leads to call you is still hard. Remember your goal is to find a strategy to get the lead.  I find that trying to get people to my webs...
01/22/2008
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