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By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one." John Galsworthy Do you think about YOUR future?  Do you only live in the present and let the future happen? I have been accused of always thinking of tomorrow.  Well, being a financial planner, as well a mortgage consultant, my focus IS...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." Harold Whitman If you are bored in your job; if you are hanging with people who do not place a smile on your face; if you wake up...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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My daughter's boyfriend's  IPHONE  just had a dip in the pool!  We quickly acted and started the drying process.  I checked out the You Tube Video's for tips on correcting this ugly situation.   We were told to do the following by the You Tube "experts": •1)      We took out the Sim card and drie...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted." Ruth E Renkl We can choose to be unhappy or we can choose to be happy.  No one MAKES us unhappy.  We LET others make us unhappy.  We all need to learn to "tune out" those around us who want to steal our joy and hope o...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories." Bjorn Borg - Professional Tennis Player   Persistence is the KEY to success! ...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"Don't ask yourself what the world needs - ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." Harold Thurman Whitman - Philosopher and Theologian   The real estate industry needs ALIVE: PASSIONATE employees more now than ever!!!...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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I wish we could go back to the days of G rated everything for public entertainment.  Check out this video made in Belgium at a train station.  Look at how happy everyone is: young and old.       Can we get back to these days and TRASH THE TRASH in all the media, movies, games our children play, t...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"Don't let yesterday spoil your today, Don't let tomorrow spoil your today, Don't let today spoil your present."     So simple, but yet so true.  Your problem today will only become your downfall if you carry it with you into tomorrow.     Ann Sabbagh  Vice-President Seacoast Mortgage Corporation...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"If we were only logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith and we have hope, and we can work." Jacques Cousteau (1910 - 1997) French oceanographer No matter how tough the economy is or how tough the industry is we are in, we ca...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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Is it all about nothing, as Seinfeld says?       Let's look at the following groups of people:   Active Rain posters: Are there people out here who just write about nothing important to our industry?   Tire-kickers: How about the buyers who drag you from house to house for over a year and then sa...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"Nothing on this planet is more powerful than an attitude of gratitude."   I am so grateful for everything GOD has provided.  Life has its ups and downs, but when you focus on the POSITIVE, the small bothersome things diminish.  The news focuses on the negative, gossip focuses on the negative.  E...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
Comments 1
"Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway." Eleanor Roosevelt.   Do you worry about what others might say about your words or your actions?  If you follow your heart, you should not care about what others say or think.  People will criticize you for so many rea...

By Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbett, Realtor, RI-MA, CEBA, Master, e-Pro, ABR, ABRM, GR
((FIRST Exclusive Buyer's Office Providence-RI) )
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    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Copyright photo by Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbett, all rights reserved and may not be reproduced without the written permission of Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbett, The Buyer's Choice, Lincoln, RI.  Permission granted with a li...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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Oh NO!  Social Security surplus is GONE!  First year this has happened.  It is being attributed to the recession.  With so many layoffs, employees have taken early retirement by accepting a "golden hand shake" or by having no choice.   This crisis was coming but it was rushed by the recession.  S...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"I really do have to be the best me at all times because I just don't know who is watching my demonstration and taking notes." Steve Kolkmeyer   Who is watching YOU?  WHO KNOWS?  So, you best be on your best at all times when you step out the door, because your next buyer, seller, professional pe...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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"You can't direct the wind - but you can adjust your sails." Anonymous   Had a tough 2009?  2008 was not a good year either?  Well, then it is time to CHANGE what you are doing to attract business.  Many agents conduct business the old traditional ways and continue to be successful.  But times ha...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
Comments 4
Three out of ten loan officers are FAILING the national and state tests.  So, now what?  The banks are NOT requiring testing, at least as of this point in time.  So, the failing loan officers are either 1) leaving the business 2) transferring over to banks.  That is correct: Banks do NOT require ...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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Are there some Active Rain members who just want to collect points?   As I look around, I see some members who write about the same topic for about 7 -10 blogs and receive NO comments.  But, yet, they continue to write about the same topic.  Maybe they enjoy the topic and they are just having fun...

By Lesley Klem
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
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Pawtucket RI Single Family Homes Market Report - YTD (11/30/2009) There were 359 single family homes sold YTD in Pawtucket, RI, with an average sales price of $154,405 and an average days on market of 80. The selling range was a low of $5,000 and a high of $535,000.  As of November 30th, there we...

By Ann Sabbagh, President, Sr. Loan Officer
(Seacoast Mortgage Corporation, RI (20021119LB & 20031576LL), MA (MC2107) & CT)
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I had an insurance agent tell me today there are some people not eligible for homeowner's insurance.     Is everyone eligible for homeowner's insurance?  No matter what?  The Fair Plan takes care of those with questionable credit history.  But does it take care of everyone, who might otherwise no...

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