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2012 

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I have a listing that is gradually getting on my last nerve. I've written about it two other times on different subjects. He used to be a builder, and it amazes me that he was as successful as he claims to be since he has no clue how to sell real estate. Here is the latest. He calls the other day...
06/27/2012
It still amazes me that people are so blind to what is going on around them. They bought a home in a subdivision with an HOA and annual dues. If the builder/developer is still hanging on and fighting the fight to stay alive, it would probably be wise for those people not to expect manicured commo...
06/25/2012
I am doing a short sale and the lender is Wells Fargo. Having gone through the usual hassle getting them to acknowledge I'm alive, they asked me all the usual questions to verify it was not Batman instead of me.  All the people up to now have been curteous, and I have been patient. Then I get Lu ...
06/20/2012
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I am listing a short sale for the first time in a couple of years. Used to do them all the time. The main reason I stopped is because part of the job, in my opinion, is to listen to the problems of the owners. After awhile, it starts to wear on you. It then becomes tedium, and you start to dislik...
06/19/2012
I've got a listing I inherited from someone getting out of the business. The owner hinks he is the greatest salesman in the world. "He has the right to remain silent, but not the ability", as said so appropriately by Ron White.  He agrees to leave during a showing, then stays around because he ca...
06/16/2012
Awhile back I wrote an article about Agency Law in Georgia. Because of the changing environment in real estate over the past several years, how folks view relationships with real estate agents has changed. The computer has had a lot to do with that, but I think the gradual and constant movement o...
06/12/2012
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