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Real Estate Agent - Big Block Realty - CalBRE #01257222



Short sale addendums for both buyers and sellers are so important. Most of us review them with our clients, and explain what could happen, but when things go south, most buyers/sellers seem shocked. We're the quarterbacks of the transaction, so all eyes are always on us. Sellers can't believe it ...
For the past 4 months, we've been fostering Gus, a very delightful dog whose owner no longer has a home or the means to care for him. I loved Gus the minute I saw him. My dog-loving son, however, has remained a bit detached, knowing that at any time, Gus might have to leave us and go back to his ...
Short sales, REOs. multiple offers, lowball offers, non-responsive banks, overpriced sellers, imploding escrows... you get the picture. It's all in a day's work, but these days I think we need a little extra TLC to make it through. Here are my top 10 stress-busters-- please add yours!   1. Take a...
I wonder what percentage of REALTORS(R) never hire an assistant? I can't imagine life without help. And these days, it doesn't even have to be full time, or even someone in your owntown. If you can just hand off a few tasks to someone else who would actually enjoy doing them, your life can be so ...
If you take just a few extra steps up front, you'll be rewarded with the gratitude of your seller, the bank, all the buyers agents, buyers, lenders, and property management companies if you take just a few extra steps up front. Don't copy important info about the complex from previous listings-- ...
All of us have been impacted by the huge number of foreclosures-- and there's another huge group which has been really hurt by this, and they have no voice in this--- dogs and cats. Because when a person loses their home, a pet loses their home too. The shelters are overflowing and the private re...
Anyone got the new year's blues yet? So many goals, so many expectations, and now we have to actually DO something to make it happen. I think the success rule here is a sweet mix of constant dedication, perseverance and focus to keep us on track, kind of like the racehorse with blinders on. And o...

Barb Fischer

San Diego and La Mesa Real Estate
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