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By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 28
Ah, and it was from one of those "Utah Students"...Only he's not a student any longer, he's a licensed agent. He told me it was part of the assignment to "ask a professional" about the topics they were learning at the time.  And that I was one of the professionals who answered questions for him. ...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 18
I am a busy real estate agent. As you would guess, much of my business is conducted outside of my office. I have my iPhone, iPad and MacBook Pro with me at all times. It's not unusual for me to write offers in Panera or Starbucks. I did that twice this week. Anything that makes my job easier is i...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 19
If you're a real estate agent chances are strong you want MORE business!  Chances are also strong that you're in the Rain participating because you want to learn how to increase your business, gain relationships and hopefully gain referrals.Blogging in the Rain gives us two main audiences:  1.  C...
By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
Comments 22
Hackers can take over someone’s life in a matter of hours. Just ask Patsy Walsh.Though she is not a tech savvy person, the grandmother of six did have a Facebook account, and that was all the hackers needed to take over her life. By using methods such as click baiting, the act of convincing someo...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 14
From time to time ActiveRain Members will request I write a blog addressing mortgage financing issues they are encountering, or issues with Buyers lack of understanding of mortgage financing requirements for different types properties.  Recently Ginny Gorman asked me to write a blog on mortgage f...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 34
If you're considering buying a Cincinnati area patio home, you've probably found us.  We've put more info on the Internet about Cincinnati patio homes and communities than any other agent.  It's our specialty, so you'll find us our blog posts, Pinterest pages and especially when searching Cincinn...
By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
Comments 139
Her name is Susie Anybody.  She lives somewhere in the US.  And she's looking for a house to buy in the town where she and her family will be moving to.After a quick search, she's got 4-5 houses lined up to see next weekend with an agent she found online.Sounds typical right?  Except that it isn'...
As Kermit the frog might say, "It ain’t easy bein' green."Well, it seems Kermit is on to something in the real estate market too. As homes flood the real estate market claiming that they have green features or energy efficiency and ask for a premium price tag because buyers think that they are ge...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 48
I think every REALTOR has worked with at least one seller in their career that wanted to "test" the market and overprice their home. Some sellers feel their home is superior and justifies a higher asking price while others simply think they'll be able to defy the odds.As a REALTOR I educate my cl...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
Comments 25
This blogging thing was all new to me 6 years ago when I first started posting on Active Rain. Yes, for me, it does begin with a single thought or idea on what I plan to blog about. Thoughts would come and go, and I would have to start writing them down to remember, especially when a catchy title...
By Kenneth J. Jones, There's No Substitute for Experience
(Kenneth J. Jones, REALTORS®)
Comments 15
The issue of whether the public is better served by an Exclusive Broker vs. an MLS Broker has a long and controversial history. Each side claims they have the greater benefits, while each also cites the liabilities associated with the other. But, before I get into the nuts and bolts of this issu...
By John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(The K Company Realty)
Comments 22
Lesson Learned: Discounting my Services Proved Very Costly: I should actually title this Lessons Learned and write the 1,000 or so lessons I have learned over the years, but this one was the costliest, so I thought I would start here-When I got my license I had heard that in order to last in the ...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 111
Is the Flyer Box a Thing of the Past?I remember when I started in Real Estate in 2009, I was taught that we always put a flyer box at the homes we were listing, stocked with flyers and make sure it didn't become empty.  For those that may be new to the Industry and don't know what I'm talking abo...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 36
PGA TOUR and The Greenbrier officials announced that The Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, has been canceled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfalls throughout West Virginia.  Greenbrier County, where The Greenbrier is located, has been particularly hard-hit by torr...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 65
A Lesson I Wish I'd Learned Earlier in My CareerOne particularly painful lesson I learned came from a couple who were planning on retiring to the area and were looking to purchase a waterfront home. They both had a pretty lengthy set of requirements and a maximum budget that was set at $1,500,000...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 29
My Twitter is broken. It refuses to follow anyone serious or with something constructive to share. So while you guys are using your time productively promoting your business, extending the reach of your brand or even perhaps making useful connections, I'm sitting on my sofa, reading tweets by a b...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 34
As I decrease the amount of time I have for blogging on ActiveRain, there has not been a decrease in the fun posts I find for this Sunday summary.  And today's list has some new bloggers as well as some old friends:Significance of Numbers in Real Estate. Olesa Islamova Olesa is a "new to me" blog...
By Susan Haughton, The Susan & Mindy Team...Your Concierge Agents
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 51
Sorry for the poor quality of the photo on the right, but that's an early morning photo of a blank wall - yes, you read that correctly, a blank wall - that the VA recently required in order for my Buyer clients' mortgage to go forward. So, it was shot with a phone very begrudgingly by a most unha...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 55
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-June 19-June 25, 2016. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it co...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 51
“Old Debt May Not Just Fade Away”  Hi Joe, I appreciate the credit report that you sent me. I reviewed the items that you marked that need to be settled. One of the collection items is for an old obligation that must be 10 years old. I thought these items can only stay on my credit report for 7 y...
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