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Archives of real estate blog entries for January 30, 2008 (Page 7)
INCENTIVES WORK - 04:32 PM
Greetings!!! Real Estate Agents, Property Managers, National Builders - Everybody wants to increase sales, close more deals and generate more leads to grow their business. CALL TO ACTION TRAVEL INCENTIVES can show you or your company how to properly and successfully increase sales, increase referral business and motivate employees by implementing COMPLIMENTARY VACATION INCENTIVES as a part of your marketing efforts. Just imagine asking a client, "By the way, would you mind if I sent you on a 5-day cruise to the Grand Bahamas just for doing business with my company?" Or, offer the travel certificates as an incentive to refer others to your company. Imagine (2 comments)
Finding Time to SOI - 03:54 AM
"Oh, Jennifer, that sounds nice, but I don't have time to create a contact database/ send out personal emails/ make social phone calls/ take my friends to lunch!" I've always pooh-poohed that excuse - reminding the agent that they have plenty of time to mail out farming postcards, then to fret that the postcards aren't working... that they have time to sit open houses (for others) hoping to attract an unrepresented buyer, then fret that no one shows up... that they have time to leave 100 messages for expired listings, then fret that no one calls them back (and how they (4 comments)
NEED YOUR INPUT ASAP! - 07:59 AM
Great news! I'm scheduling several speakers for the Reality Show - we'll be having weekly teleseminars with guest speakers on topics such as Choosing a Contact Management System, Creating a Business Plan and Using the Law of Attraction in your Real Estate Business. My question to you... What day of the week is best for this? Are Tuesdays and Wednesdays still office meeting days? Are Mondays too crazy? Are you brain dead by Friday? The seminars will be recorded and available throughout the program, but it's always more fun to have live audience participation. PLEASE GET BACK TO ME with your thoughts! p.s. if there (17 comments)
Orlando, East Orlando Area Homes For Sale, Windermere, Winter Garden FL. Just Listed - 09:00 AM
Below are some of the absolute Best Priced Homes in the Orlando Area. Two homes are in the highly sought after community of Windermere. One is located in Winter Garden Florida and the three others are in Orlando. There is also a Lakefront property for $499,900. This is a spectacular deal for a new home on East Lake Toho. Please feel free to give me a call at 407-580-7011 and don't forget to visit my Website at http://www.JerrySellsOrlando.com (0 comments)
Are you in the market for a Central Florida home for sale? Or are you looking for a Central Florida real estate agent to sell your home? Central Florida Real Estate Specialist and sell 1 home every 3 weeks. Will yours be next? Buyers - Free MLS Search and Area InformationSellers - Free Home Value Report and Marketing ProposalPlease Visit Our WebsiteJerrySellsOrlando.com Or call us 407-580-7011We sell Single Family Homes, Holiday Vacation Villas, Luxury Estates, Land, Commercial Property, Hotels, Condominiums, Retail Sites, Office Buildings, New Home Construction, Lofts, Retirement Communities, Executive homes, Custom Home Builders, Master Planned Developments, Gated Community Residences, Golf Course Resort Homes, (0 comments)
Safety Alert NH REALTORS - 08:58 PM
This came out today from the Greater Manchester Nashua Board of REALTORS and it is worth reprinting every word. Be careful out there...REALTORS are prime pickings for evil doers. Think about it, we do everything that mama taught us not to do. Everyday we: 1. Talk to Strangers 2. Put them in our cars or 3. Meet them at empty homes Everyone knows that we encourage our sellers to vacate a property before showing...so even occupied homes are "vacant" during showings. Everyone knows that REALTORS need money, the market has been tough...don't become a statistic. Don't let the need to make a sale, let you through caution out the window. Work (24 comments)
WELCOME TO Largo, Maryland's Official Website featuring Calendar of Events and Community Activities - 11:16 PM
As the "Unique" Real Estate Specialist in Largo, Maryland, I felt that you would be greatly benefitted by having, at your fingertips, the Official Website of Largo, Maryland . . . For those who are new to Largo, Maryland; for those who reside in or surrounding Largo, Maryland; or for those who just love to visit Largo, Maryland, WELCOME TO Largo, Maryland's Official Website featuring Calendar of Events, Community Activities, maps, real estate, statistics, demographics, and MORE: Largo, Maryland's Hometown USA Community Community information including population statistics and demographics, businesses, real estate, travel, maps, events, history, trivia, classified ads, forums and more. PLEASE ALSO ADD THE FOLLOWING FEBRUARY 2008 EVENT (0 comments)
View Home - San Leandro CA - 02:43 PM
Approximately 2600 sqft 3 bed 2.5 bath, 13,440 sqft lot. $1,249,000 Situated on one of the best view lots in the desirable Bay O Vista community. This home has been 100% remodeled using Professional Architects, Engineers and Contractors. Living and formal dining rooms with vaulted ceiling and walls of glass windows with 180 degree views of San Francisco Bay. Gourmet Kitchen with top of the line appliances, Zodiac stone counter-tops and large nook with French door sopening to patios, lawns and bay views Miles of custom stone flooring throughout Separate full laundry room with cabinetry Huge family room with stone fireplace (0 comments)
Lansing Area 4th Quarter Real Estate Market Update - 04:12 AM
Well, here's the 4th Quarter results for the greater Lansing real estate market, although it's history now, it does give us some solid facts and figures to measure our upcoming spring market for 2008. Note, that the report breaks down each community so you can get facts and figures on Grand Ledge, Holt, Okemos, Dewitt and all the other areas of Lansing. I have also included the NAR update on homeownership. The reason for this is because there has never been a better time to buy a house then right now. Interest rates are at new lows, there is plenty of (0 comments)
I didn't even notice....over 100 posts! - 11:22 AM
I have been so busy with keeping up on local information, that I didn't even realize I have over 100 blog posts. How did that happen? The last time I checked, I was at 83. Then today, I am at 103. Well, it will be 104 after this. So, I thought I'd go back and visit some other 100th posts. Paying it Forward - by Brad Andersohn 100th POST - Tribute to Talent - by Rick & Ines Thank You Active Rain...my belated 100th post celebration - by Monika McGillicuddy Midori's 100th Post..My True Journey on Active Rain!..Don't Hold It Against Me! - by (19 comments)
It's Already Been Inspected, It'll Be Easy For You - 10:53 PM
That's what I was told by the listing agent when I began my inspection. She stated the house had fallen out of escrow. She also told me the only item pointed out was the water heater platform. I smiled and said, "That's great, it makes my job easier," but what I really wanted to say was, "I bet I find some pretty good defects." But I was on good behavior and held my tongue. Here's some of the items I found on this previously inspected house. It's kind of hard to tell by the picture, but the patio cover was attached to the fascia (6 comments)
2007 Market in Review for Seville - 10:23 AM
Seville is A Great Place to Call Home From its Beautiful Golf Course To the Stunning Mountain Views! It also has A Elegant Resteraunt in the community as Well as ac Huge Waterpark and Workout Room. Seville is located At Riggs and Higley and has New Homes as well as Resale Homes For Sale. Although it is a little further South, it is a stunning community. For more information on Seville Golf and Country club or the community - call us at 480-899-2884 or you can visit us online at http://www.azhomestore.com/
2007 Market in Review for Trilogy - 10:32 AM
Trilogy at Power Ranch is an awesome place to call home for active adults not ready to give up their many hobbies and activities. Trilogy has everything from its Championship Golf Course with stunning views of the San Tan Mountains to Fine Dining, 2 Pools, Athletic Club, Higher Learning Classes, 4 Tennis Courts, the Cafe Santa Fe, as well as the Lantana Grill in the Clubhouse. This is a Great Place to call home. The new builder is winding down and soon it will just be a resale community. Triogy is located at Power/Queen Creek. If you would like more information about Trilogy give (0 comments)
2007 Market Review for Power Ranch - 10:42 AM
Power Ranch is a great Family Community located at Power/Queen Creek. It offers both new as well as resale homes. Below are some of their ammenities: Community Park Amenities: Two Community Parks, Two Catch & Release Fishing Lakes, Two Community Clubhouses, 25 Meter Swimming Pool, Shallow Play Pool, Resort Pool With Water Features, Splash Fountain, Lakeside Trails, Many Childrens Playgrounds, Full Basketball Courts, Volleyball Courts, Event Pavilion Picnic Ramadas With Barbecues, Three Field Soccer Complex, 7 Neighborhood Parks With Diverse Amenities. Neighborhood Amenities: Tree Lined Streets Landscaping Between Curb & Sidewalk, 200+ Acres of Open Space & Greenbelts 26+ Miles of Trails (0 comments)
Listing 2 for the Local Folks in Northern Nevada - 12:26 AM
Hi Northern Nevada Neighbors, I just decided why not try this. It hit me -- why not reach out with some great opportunities for local folks who visit Active Rain via Localism. Here's a choice five year old house with four bedrooms will hill and mountain views in the Reno-Stead area. There's a lot to this house! Property Location10065 Navajo CrestReno, Nevada 89506Listing ID: 127 click for directions You can see it AND MUCH MORE here (0 comments)
On a Wing and a Prayer -- Walking the Talk and a Thank You Maam! - 08:55 AM
Eyes closed, I prayed aloud: "Father God, I pray in the name of Jesus you hold us up. I pray that you place two angels on each of our wings to steady us and guide us through this storm. Thank you, I pray in Jesus'name." Just then the plane dropped -- 500, a thousand feet? Who knows, but it was a lot longer than a plunge down Splash Mountain. Sarah, my daughter was telling me to calm down, and the more she spoke the louder I prayed. "Father God protect us. I pray in the name of Jesus, place strength (8 comments)
Obedient Husbands Who Smell Gas Must Pray - 11:28 PM
Here I am, and let's talk COLD COLD COLD, and STORM STORM STORM. (Story from Dr. John) Excuse me I am an obedient and supportive husband, but this was a tough one today. I have to share what's it like to be the husband of a "Lady Who Means Business" - she would be Terry, and I would be Dr. John. Terry has this million dollar property she just sold, and the inspections are scheduled for Friday. No big deal, I think. As I'm on my way home, and have three phone counseling appointments to attend to this evening, my cell phone rings. "Hi Honey," (20 comments)
What do you do when your link to the world crashes? - 06:23 PM
I have been struggling with a communications provider that is large enough to say they care but demonstrates with actions that those words are very hollow in deed. The installation was botched from the begining with numbers being mixed up wrong services attached to the wrong lines....and on and on. I did the service department routine, lip service but no results. A couple of hours of wasted time on the phone and it just didn't get better. One tech told me to print new cards, less frustration than trying to get the lines right. Caller ID on the wrong line, private number on (12 comments)
The panic that the Federal Reserve showed today regarding the meltdown of the derivative markets was evident as they dramatically lowered rates again after they lowered rates last week by an unprecedented 75 basis points. Helicopter Ben Bernanke is at it again. He is disregarding inflation with current monetary growth of over 15% per annum, throwing additional money at a credit crunch crisis that needs time, at least several years, in our opinion, to play itself out and heal itself correctly. The Fed is placating Wall Street where both the Federal Reserve and Wall Street are co-conspirators of the mess we find ourselves in today. No (3 comments)
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