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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
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As a career manager in different fields I have managed as few as just a handful of employees to as many as over 100. The performance and behavior of your employees directly reflect upon you as a manager. So while we cannot be held accountable for our employees, agents, or fellow workers how they work and react to business will reflect on you as a manager. Just like any other situation where someone is in charge of others it is a trickle down affect. They take their lead from how we (10 comments)
I was inspired to write this blog by a fellow Rainer's blog Leslie Elbersole's latest blog Dear Listing Agent: Yes I am serious are you? In the blog in the introduction Leslie mentions the fact that she had to wait six hours for the listing agent to return her call for an attempt to get an appointment to show the home to her buyers. This brings many points to mind on how accessible is your home to potential buyers. These days while it is not a seller's market by any means the (4 comments)
Those of us that are in that niche market of Short Sales understand all the issues with these transactions. They are many times twice the work of a normal real estate transaction. Short Sales are time consuming and many times we are waiting, waiting, and waiting for the banks and in some cases their asset management companies to communicate with us. Many times we follow that old military adage of rushing around to do nothing but “Hurry Up and Wait”. So imagine my pleasant surprise to receive the following email: (0 comments)
One of the biggest things a good Buyer’s agent and loan officer can do is to keep you aware of costly changes to the real estate market and home loan process. So have you been notified of upcoming changes to FHA lending guidelines? Well let’s take a look at what you are look at.
The Federal Housing Administration (or FHA) is increasing the cost of their up-front mortgage insurance premiums starting on April 1st. Yes a cruel April Fool’s prank that has no one really laughing. The increase will (0 comments)
Home buyers what is your schedule for buying a home? Is it going to be as soon as you find the right home or is it going to be 6 months to a year from now. Maybe you are just thinking about upgrading to a nicer, larger, newer home from the home you are presently in. We are going to examine these situations to see what you should be preparing to do to be ready to make that big move.
Immediately OK you have decided to buy a (1 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.