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Gail Robinson, REALTOR, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT (William Raveis Real Estate, Southport, CT)
BOA SENT ME A DECLINE LETTER TODAY AS MY HUSBAND WAS BEING ADMITTED INTO HOSPICE I made all the trial loan modification payments on time over the phone via my BOA Customer Relationship Manager, yet today I received a FedEx letter stating that my…
Bob Ratliff, (512-587-5689) Austin Texas Real Estate, REALTOR®, http://austin-realty-blog.com (Canyon Vista Realty)
Seller Disclosures Notice, Five Things a Seller Should Know Sellers Disclosure notice is a disclosure of Seller’s knowledge of the condition of the property as of the date signed by Seller and is NOT a substitute for any inspections or…
Amanda and Jared Christiansen Fort Wayne Real Estate, Amanda and Jared Christiansen (Century 21 Bradley )
27. Luncheon business meetings. That's some free food right there! 26. FREE PENS. Every closing I go to I stock up on pens from the title company. 25. Flexible hours. I can work as much or as little as I want. Ha! Who am I kidding? I work all…
Ashley Cox, Dallas City Center Realtors (972.978.3109 www.DFWHeroes.com)
Yes, bidding wars are back. Nothing is universal, but nearly every crevice of Dallas is filled with homebuyers finding themselves competing for houses due to lack of inventory. Recently, it's been incredibly frustrating for me, as an Agent, to…
Connie Harvey Realtor Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors)
My Favorite Newbie First Posts! Week of May 10th 2013 I'm always impressed when newbies know how to insert pictures and add links. Both things it took me a while to learn. Once again the choices were many but I think the following are…
Huge Google Change to Blogging During the most recent class of the Search series, IMSD Community Manager Chad Hyams covered Blogging for Business. He teaches the best places to blog based on what you are need and know already. He also teaches what…
Larry(Lawrence)& Sheila Agranoff,Realtor Long Island Homes & Condos~631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sales (Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr,Plainview NY 11803)
Suffolk County Long Island Home Buyer Asks: What Does It Mean That We Are A Back-Up Offer? That was a question we were asked by our Buyer last week after presenting an offer on a Home in Suffolk County Long Island It means that another…
The Consumer, Customer and Client In Real Estate What Are the Differences? Not EVERY person who calls a real estate agent, or interacts with a real estate agent is a "Client. " Here is my take on the CONSUMER, CUSTOMER and CLIENT…
Kristen Ueckert, 817-422-3322 Keller, Texas! (Ueckert Realty LLC)
With a friend divorcee She said to me, "So… What's up with your football schedule magnet on my ex's frig? " Ummm… Is this a trick question? "Donno. Ask the X?! " More on that one later… OK… I admit it. I haven't done much in the way of…
Bill Zumwalt (William T. Zumwalt CPA, CTC "The Tax Coach for REALTORS")
I think everyone in real estate knows they need to keep a mileage log. Rest assured that will be one of the first things an IRS agent asks for. So here are some tips to keep your blood pressure down. First of all, we need to know your total miles…
I just talked with someone this morning. They had wanted to buy a lot in Pine Grove / Bluemont which is in Western Loudoun maybe 15-20 minutes West of Purcellville VA. They have their plans to build a new home on the lot and had estimate from…
Joe Petrowsky (Joe Petrowsky NMLS# 6869 - Right Trac Financial Group, Inc )
“Referral from Big Box Bank Brings a Thank You for Him” As many know, I receive many referrals from my competitors and loan officers that are with banks and credit unions. No different, I refer to them, when I think they…
Jerry Newman,REALTOR®,Texas Agent San Antonio Real Estate & Military Reloc (Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216)
I was inspired to write this post after reading a post by newbies, Helen and Larry Prier. They have been lurking around the Rain for a few months, and wrote this nice post, “ Why Write a Blog that People May Not Read? ”, which I thought…
What can these four things have to do with your home security? Security Cameras. Install these near the front door and angled so that they are visible. Unless you have pots of money and a desire to have a view of the door and all things around…
Why do some houses sit around for ages while their neighbors fly off the shelf? The sellers often think their home lingers because it's something their agent is doing or not doing. And sometimes they are right. But more often than not,…
Dorie Dillard Realtor® Canyon Creek NW Austin TX homes for sale (Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
In our Austin market multiple offers are flying and agents are writing offers and getting them submitted as quickly as possible. If another house comes on the market and you haven’t heard back from the first offer submitted you need to make…
ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop! (ActiveRain Corp.)
ActiveRain Gets a New Header Design Lots of fun announcements taking place recently This is one that I'm really excited to get to share with you. Depending on when you are reading this, you may already notice something a little different…
Paul Henderson, Broker, Realtor® Tacoma,Gig Harbor,DuPont,HartstenePointe (RE/MAX Professionals & Four Seasons Inc.)
When great marketing ideas turn bad! What's a boy to do when on floor duty and the phone hasn't rung all day I was cleaning my desk when I found an old state licensing violations report. This is always good reading and a scare factor to keep us…
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