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Georgina M. Hunter R(S) e-Pro Maui Real Estate Sales (Jim Sanders Realty Inc. - Maui)
How to split PDF documents into single pages on a Mac, it's so easy! Have you ever wished you could just save one or two pages from that multiple paged document? There must be an easy way. Well there is. I Googled it, and found a very simple…
Debbie Laity, Cedaredge Land Company, CO (Cedaredge Land Company)
Ten Common Real Estate Abbreviations Explained. As a real estate professional I deal with the terminology and language of my business everyday. I work with terms and language that people outside of the industry aren't familiar with. Here are the…
Candy Miles-Crocker Realtor Real-Life Real Estate Training (Online Real Estate Training)
Why do some real estate agents feel the need to yell at their follow colleagues when something goes wrong during the transaction? I can understand their frustration, but what does the yelling accomplish? We Don't Have Magical Powers I always…
Eric Michael, Metro Detroit Real Estate Professional 734.564.1519 (Remerica Integrity, Realtors®, Northville, MI)
Plan Your Home Inspection For A Rainy Day! While it's a rare thing to be able to schedule your home inspection around the weather report, if you have a choice between a sunny day and a potentially rainy one, pick the rainy day. On sunny days, it…
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…
Webster, Ma Conrad Allen, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Asociates)
This happened during the first quarter of this year. Fannie & Freddie borrowed about 187 million tax payer dollars in 2008 to stay in business. Fannie & Freddie guarantee almost 90% of all new mortgages in this new rising market. In this…
Westchester Flooring - Debbie Gartner -Hardwood Floors Carpet Tile Refinish - (Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Over the last month or two, I've been blessed with some "blasts from the past"… several customers from 4-5 yrs ago. The first one I met 5 years ago at a Chamber of Commerce. She called me about some flooring 4. 5 yrs ago, but was't quite ready…
DeeDee Riley El Dorado Hills Realtor (916)225-2719, DeeDee Riley Realtor - El Dorado Hills CA (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA)
New Brew Pub in El Dorado Hills - Mraz Brewing Company Some of us in the real estate world have had the pleasure to sample owner Mike Mraz's wonderful home brews the last few years at the annual Grape Escape Event put on by Women's…
Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Using Print Marketing - A Plan There are a vast number of different types of print marketing available to real estate agents today. But many of them have become less and less effective, while often the costs associated with them have gone up…
HOT MARKET? ESCALATION CLAUSES CAN BEAT THE PACK If you’re moving up to a market where home sellers routinely receive multiple offers, you may want to include an escalation clause in your purchase offer. The clause stipulates that you…
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…
Bill Zumwalt (William T. Zumwalt CPA, CTC "The Tax Coach for REALTORS")
With the current congressional investigation asking Apple about it taxes I thought everyone might like to reread this posting about Google and It’s tax strategies. Apple is doing the same thing which is often called the “Double Irish…
San Jose Homes for Sale | San Jose Short Sale Agent, Kathleen Daniels (KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Newbie Outreach - ActiveRain Challenge May 2013 Do you remember when you first joined ActiveRain I do. I felt like a minnow in a sea of professional bloggers. I fretted over what to write about. I feared being judged. I feared doing…
Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate-720-231-6373 (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate)
Emergency Weather Planning - Aurora CO It is that time of year where spring storms bring tornadoes and Aurora residents need to review what to know when severe weather approaches. Aurora has equipped the City with 50 outdoor warning…
Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
We all like to negotiate a good deal There are times when negotiations result in a deal that is acceptable to both the buyer and the seller, and there are times when the parties are too far apart. In the latter case, it sometimes can make sense…
Bruce McCallum - Homes In Victoria BC (DFH Real Estate, Victoria, BC 800-668-2272)
Art Deco Design: Cool Unique Artistic Home in Victoria, BC Houses come in all shapes and sizes of course, but recently I had a tour of a very unique home that came straight out of the 'art deco' or 1950's modern design period - but as…
Debb Janes~Realtor® Camas, Washington EcoBroker (The Carl Group, LLC)
I recently wrote a post lamenting the inconsiderate spots where "some" listing agents place lockboxes. I called it The Lockbox Blues. While a number of comments suggested it might make a good country tune - Bruce Walter went the extra step. Doesn't…
On this cloudy Sunday evening, I'm hobbling from bed to chair and back again with the help of a walker and Oxycodone, on the road to recovery from bilateral knee replacement surgery. And I have to say that my two weeks in two different hospitals..
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