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How Much Plagiarism is Too Much? - 07/20/07 12:57 PM
There have already been many great articles written here on AR about plagiarism. My question is: how much is too much? I am not judging the staff here at AR, but I think they are overlooking the potential seriousness of these agents' actions. I'll admit it, I'm a rat! I recently reported two members of AR for plagiarism. I work too hard on my posts to have someone steal them from me. In one case the member basically took a long list and cut and pasted half of the items and descriptions (word-for-word) to form their article. The post was (17 comments)
Sex Offenders and Real Estate the Hard Facts - 07/20/07 11:48 AM
I just read a report on Realtor.org which disturbed me greatly. The report suggest that agents provide clients with information from the sex offender registry. Some of you may know that I was a police officer for 4 years before I got into real estate. Now this doesn't make me an expert, but it does give me a little better perspective on some things. First I want to tell you that the sex offender registry is not a complete list. Just because an area doesn't have any sex offenders registered there doesn't mean that there isn't an offender that has failed (6 comments)
5 Great Ways to Use Google Alerts - 07/19/07 01:56 PM
Google Alerts is a true necessity for anyone wanting to stay on top of the vast amount of information about a small topic. You can set the alerts to come "as-it-happens" in case you want to know all the breaking news, or choose to receive a daily or weekly compilation of alerts. I will caution you not to get too overzealous in your search for knowledge. Keep your search phrases very specific in nature or else you will be flooded with more information than you need. If you spend the next five minutes setting up an account and adding your (11 comments)
6 Reasons McClellanville Won't Change - 07/18/07 09:57 AM
One of the hardest things to explain to people about McClellanville is that we are not going to be “discovered” one day and change over night. I can’t blame their cynicism, because we’ve all known a sleepy little town that we loved to visit or pass through and then one day the town has become a city and it’s lost all it’s charm. The people that came to enjoy the “quaintness” ruined it in the process, because they didn’t see what harm a few Starbucks and a Super Wal-mart could do. First of all, to claim that we are undiscovered is simply a myth. McClellanville is frequently featured (1 comments)
How to Best Serve Your Client - 07/17/07 09:56 AM
In real estate, just as in blogging, we need to find our niche. I see too many agents spreading themselves too thin. Sure it looks great to say that you service all of New York City but do you honestly visit each borough at least once a week and know what's going there well enough to explain it to a client if they asked? It's your business, you can run it however you choose, but in my humble opinion I believe you are doing your clients a great disservice if you are working outside of your niche. My town has a (5 comments)
What to do with McClellanville’s share of the Greenbelt Funds - 07/17/07 09:01 AM
Last night was the planning commission meeting at town hall to discuss possible ways to spend the towns share of the proceeds resulting Charleston County Greenbelt Program. This is the money raised by the 1/2 cent sales tax increase that has to go to preserving greenspace within Charleston County. McClellanville has been told that we will get a share of this fund, but not how much that share will be. I went and was a little surprised that I was the only one that came out to present my ideas, but I think several people have already presented their ideas at (0 comments)
A Paddle Down Otter Creek and Memory Lane - 07/03/07 07:35 AM
In McClellanville just across Jeremy Creek from the town boat landing is a small tidal creek named Otter Creek. On a recent kayak trip, I didn’t encounter any otter, but I did see nature at its best while paddling through this area now known as Mouzon’s Bluff.
I start my trek as I entered Otter Creek, only 10 feet wide at its mouth. Snails work their way up blades of marsh grass slowly cleaning them as they slide. Small minnows and shrimp jump and splash as I quietly wisp through the water. In the marsh grass near the shore, I catch a glimpse (5 comments)
It Takes a Village - 07/03/07 07:32 AM
You’ve all heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child”, but do you actually buy into that theory? Well this sounds-to-good-to-be-true way of living actually exist in McClellanville. Growing up in a small town like McClellanville (under 500 people) and then working as a police officer in Rock Hill (a suburb of Charlotte, NC with a population of +65,000) has given me an interesting perspective on law enforcement. When I returned to McClellanville, I was sort of elected without contest to be the new deputy town marshal. The town marshal’s authority is limited to the enforcement of town (2 comments)
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