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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties - 256152



I grew up in Indiana, on a farm. We had a huge garden, and at the ripe age of 15, I hated that thing! My mother would tell me to pick a bushel basket of green beans, when I'd much rather be in town with some cute girls at the pool. Do you have any idea how long it takes to pick a bushel of green ...
Several years ago, I was handling sales in a new home subdivision. A competitor was handling another development that was, in the loosest definition, similar in nature. She brought a couple into our neighborhood, showed them around, and they decided to buy a pre-sale that we were getting ready to...
The circus has left town, and taken the NFL Draft 2014 with it. I am not a draft aficionado, mainly because I don't want to be seen as a Mel Kiper with no hair. However, I'm always amused by the hype of Spring Training and the NFL Draft. I'm still not sure how they rank these guys. A team picks i...
I know, they taught you in real estate school that you had to have a disclosure statement to complete the transaction. You really don't. Commercial transactions don't even have a disclosure form. They use due diligence periods the way they should be used. An inspector will turn up deficiencies th...
Last week, I had a showing on a listing that is priced at $178,000. When I asked for feedback I was told the "prospect" was only qualified for $68,000! But the agent didn't know that until after spending all day showing them homes they can't buy. Then she asked if my people might consider coming ...

Ron Barnes

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