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If you have never checked out "" it's kind of fun & be careful, it becomes addictive too!  Just check out and type in anything vs. anything & it will show you the number of associated items on the WWW for each.  For instance:  Ford vs. Chevrolet, or REMAX vs. Co...
Don Wixom | RE/MAX Advantage | (208) 880-5039 1496 Millstream Ct., Nampa, ID LARGEST LOT in FALL RIVER ESTATES! Immaculate home! MUST SEE! 4 Bdrm Single Family House offered at $374,900 Year Built 2005 Sq Footage 3,028 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 3 Car garage Lot Size...
Have you ever heard the term "Pop tart Realtor"?I think I first heard the term in 1997 from another agent in the office & it changed my thinking about the profession.  The term relates to the fact that we, as agents, are at the mercy of the general public & THEIR schedule...not so much ours.I kno...
What a wonderful tool!  I can't believe how convenient texting can be when going through a transaction with savvy clients!  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!My sellers texted me the other day, after a big wind storm & told me the sign was down.  I sent my sign guy right out (also via text) and the...
The 5 reasons a property will sell or NOT sell: 1. Location Most people like to be situated either in the right school district to meet their needs, close to work, a particular neighborhood or someplace with a view. In most instances, people look for location first.  You know what they say; "Loca...
Whether it's fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing, rafting, hiking or just getting out to smell the fresh wild flowers, IDAHO is a great place to settle in!                  I've just prepared a small blog with some links to various Idaho outdoor activities, including the Idaho Horse Park, RV'i...
National Association of REALTORS Report on Boise Real EstateThe National Assoc. of Realtors has a team of market analysts that direct their efforts toward the local real estate market.  The information on the Boise Metro Region is positive!The housing market has experienced approx. 2.6% appreciat...
With Christmas being over, we traditionally move the dried up (real) tree out of the living room, scattering needles everywhere for a great mess to clean up, maybe spill a little water from the water tank within the tree stand and haul the whole mess outside.Not that we have deemed this as tradit...
My blogging buddy Gary Woltal has just tagged me for a MEME..  I just learned a day or so ago what that was..So, here's a brief background on Don from Idaho:1. I was born a poor preacher's kid in Idaho Falls, ID, the youngest of 7 kids in 1964 (tail end of the boomers). 2. I grew up in Eastern Or...
In 2002, I was president of our local Association.  The first leadership meeting with my board, I presented the following challenge & theme.  I have had so many people in these past 7 years come up & tell me how valuable that was and thanked me for my example.  I hope this will mean as much to yo...


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