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By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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There are some very elementary steps to this process.Going from procrastination to proactive, it is simple however not easy.We better say it is easy, and leave that not out, otherwise the brain may begin to think it is hard and quit before getting started.Every so often I fall into that procrasti...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
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One of my favorite pastimes is to visit the Phoenix Art Museum, to stop at the tokonoma (see my blog from 2016 here)  and to snap a photo of the current ikebana flower arrangement. After so many years and visits, my own photo collection developed and I visit it often - on my computer screen - to ...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
(HomeSmart)
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 This One is Sold! But We Have More! MLS # 5878581 The name says it all! Beautiful Home on Beautiful Lane. Lovely Dick Lloyd semi-custom home with loads of upgrades.This is a spacious 2343 sq. ft. move in ready four bedroom, two bath built in 2000. With a perfect combination of tile and carpet fl...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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Where did I hear those words before? The words in the title of this post?Maybe it was the name of a book I read years ago.Anyway, most recently, I have been paying more attention to people, with what they say, how they respond to a question.Have you ever noticed, some people are tired ninety five...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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1   It only cost about $550. And five weeks of schooling. (and the schooling is ONLY to teach you how to pass the real estate test)not be a criminal, or have felonies, and you ae a real estate agent.It takes a YEAR to become a barber!Therefore, choose wisely. Create a list of questions before you...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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How often do you look at things in your life that way? That is another event happening today or this week in your life that you will never experience again.Causes life to have more value. Would you agree?Think of how large 1/12 is over 3/40’s or one percent. Makes that 1/12 an enormous larger qua...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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Now you know right up front this is MY OPINION. Just wanted you to understand, because we don’t want to offend anyone.To tell the truth, I may even question my opinion.You see, I am thinking it is a blessing or a gift from God, then too that idea seems a little far out, even to me.But what if it ...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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STOP. Get some change and giggle it in your hand every time you see the word change while reading this.You do know, the only thing that never changes, is change. Change is constant.From the time you are born, there was change. Well actually, well before you were born, there was change.And it will...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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 You should keep in mind, when you call the listing agent.And ask if there are any offers, and they say: no.By the time you get your offer prepared and are getting it to the listing agent.There could be another offer.Even if you do not anticipate or if there never are other offers, this works sub...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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There is freedom to this career.Also, there is a requirement to make some focused times throughout each day.Unlimited income. Understand that can go either way, up and down. Ha haMy suggestion, whether you are or are not a real estate agent, take a close look at your past.Life, past 20 years, pas...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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This weekend I wrote an offer on Saturday night.With a check for earnest money of: $50,000.00Even though we offered a little under what I was comfortable with.The offer was ACCEPTED.When you have the courage to ASK for more earnest money.And you manage the transaction perfectly, it can become a n...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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It is so funny, yes disappointing how people are in the waiting trap.EXAMPLE Waiting for interest rates to go down or waiting for the economy to improve.Is that silly, or what?Last week a person complained to me about the interest rate they would have to pay of 4.2%.My response was, this rate is ...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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Most all of us when we are new, or even after we have been helping people sell and buy for 10 years.Tend to be stressed, afraid, nervous and wonder what to say.First attempt to pretend you are the client, and act just like you would like to be treated.Fairly, honest, punctual, and a huge amount o...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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The point of no return came about for us today.Something happened today that will NEVER HAPPEN again.At least in our lifetime.The middle of the week for the second week in January 2019,Has passed us by, some hours ago.Yes, at noon today we passed into the second half of this week.Are you proud of...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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First you may want to get some paper and pen to write on.Or if you are like me and can put words on paper faster from your computer.Get it opened to word and get ready to put the names down as fast as they come to you.If you have not got to the computer or the paper, you may be like me, and have ...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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1 Make a list (write them down) of your blessings, accomplishments for the day.2 Read something inspirational daily. Even if it is only 15 minutes. 3 Maintain a relationship with positive people, Avoid complainers.4 Get up and get out. Go somewhere, explore, see what you have not seen.5 Do some f...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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Interruptions just seem to find their way into my life about every day. Now I am not saying they are all bad, but they can create change to where there are so many changes in a day.The day does not end up like we had planned.Would you agree?Oh, not every day is like that.There were more positive ...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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One was filmed in the town I was born in, Huntington West Virginia.The event happened in 1970.The movie came out in 2006.It is a true story.To my understanding it took Hollywood some time to convince Huntington citizens it would be ok to make the movie.The title: WE ARE MARSHALLOne of the most in...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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Has there ever been a week or month, that you said you were going to do something?And you reneged on it?Seems like that happens every week of every month for myself.That just may be why God set time up like that.So, we could continue to persevere toward that initial intended success plan we had i...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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You Believe in ItHas there ever been a time in your life, where you kept persevering until you could BELIEVE in it?COULD I ASK A FAVOR OF YOU?I have this very close friend, one of the top three friends in my life, who I helped them purchase a home over 17 years ago, in Phoenix Now they live in De...

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