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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Who REALLY Wants to Be a Realtor Today? - 09/26/11 05:45 PM
Remember that old adage, “Those who can't do, teach”? It's really a demeaning statement about what the speaker thinks of teachers; it's diminishing, denigrating, and generally a dismissal of folks who choose to pursue a truly noble profession. Have you noticed lately how many people who are out of work and announcing (with little or no enthusiasm) that they'll “Just get a real estate license.” That pronouncement seems to reflect the idea that, as Kris Berg over at Inman noted, the true salvation for those who are unemployed is to get a real estate license. But let's face it – most (3 comments)
Another New Challenge: Late Stage Loan Rejections - 09/12/11 04:39 PM
Just when you've positioned yourself to switch into cruise control, when you've acknowledged and embraced all of the current vagaries of the real estate market, another challenge pops up out of left field. To help you succeed, I can say nothing other than, “Learn to deal with it.” My own best far-reaching strategy is to give you a heads-up, and offer alternatives for dealing with the latest, greatest potential obstacles. The old adage holds true: Forewarned is forearmed. So here's what's happening – and needs to be on your radar – right now. Are you experiencing an upsurge in clients (3 comments)
Get Set for Your Next Career Challenge - 09/01/11 06:49 PM
You've probably had your fill of new and creative challenges in the housing industry. Well, prepare for the next one. The paperwork correction glitches in the foreclosure process nationwide are being rapidly rectified, and states are allowing banks to resume repossessions. That's created a glut of discounted properties that are getting ready to flood the marketplace. This means that the prices of non-distressed properties are going to suffer a negative impact. Your question may be, “Why?,” and that's fine. Your next question should be, “What can I do to prepare?” Let's look at first things first. There are two reasons (1 comments)
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