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Top 10 Tips for New Real Estate Agents - 06/29/09 04:00 PM
1. Make sure you have some money in the bank to hold you over for a while...Ramen noodles may have gotten you through college, but it may be a few months till your 1st closing, and you will need a lot more energy than that to be a productive agent! 2. Pick a company that has good support services; helpful brokers, mentoring agents, good technology, access to continuing education, and weekly happy hours ;-) 3. Never underestimate how important it is to be courteous to ALL other agents...you never know when you may have to show a buyer one of "Bob the Snob's" listings... (2 comments)
1. Pull a crinkled up earnest money check for $5,000 out of your pocket and say "Oops, where did this come from?" 2. Ask them if you or your seller was supposed to tell the buyer that the listing used to be a meth lab...after closing. 3. Go door knocking...to houses that have real estate agents' "for sale" signs in the front yards...hey, they are hot prospects! 4. Schedule 5 closings for next week and then head to Miami for your well deserved vacation. 5. Tell them how much better you feel about yourself...now that you are selling things legally. (20 comments)
Top 10 Reasons Why Park Circle is one of the “Coolest Communities” in the Nation - 06/15/09 10:22 PM
Here is this Monday's Top 10...I am cutting it pretty close at 11:15pm! Enjoy! 1. The June edition of Men's Journal voted Park Circle to be one of the nation's "Coolest Communities" http://www.wciv.com/news/stories/0609/628104.html 2. Awesome restaurants & bars like Sesame http://www.sesameburgersandbeer.com/ Evo Pizza http://evopizza.com/index.html Madra Rua Pub http://www.madraruapub.com/ and The Chart http://www.charlestonchart.com/ 3. Wonderful "Eco-Friendly" subdivisions like Oak Terrace Preserve: http://www.oakterracepreservesc.com/ 4. The area features a great community center with tennis, pool, baseball, and more http://www.northcharleston.org/Departments/Parks.aspx Plus, a disc golf course http://www.parkcirclediscgolf.com/ 5. Park Circle always has terrific events going on...like the most recent Art Walk, Community Yard Sale, St. Patrick's (2 comments)
Top 10 Reasons to Join the AgentOwned Realty Company - 06/08/09 02:06 PM
1. The Sales Associates, not company management, own all of the dividend stock of the company that holds their real estate license...our agents are actually Agent/Owners! 2. The AgentOwned Realty Co. is very proud to offer clients our new "Job Loss Protection Program" - exclusive to our company! http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/jun/08/agentowned_realty_offering_job_loss_prot85150/ 3. We are fortunate to have an excellent in-house lender, Residential Mortgage of South Carolina, LLC...there's always a knowledgeable representative available to help prequalify our buyers. http://www.residentialscdailyrates.com/ 4. Teamwork: all of our Agent/Owners work together to help get our clients' listings sold and to help find our buyers the right house. I know that I can (6 comments)
Top 10 Reasons Not to Move to Charleston, SC - 06/01/09 09:59 PM
Since moving here 10 years ago, I've noticed there are quite a few "drawbacks" to living in this otherwise awesome city...here are just a few warnings to those of you considering the move: 1. The mere threat of snow flurries may keep you home from work or school...it's just horrible. 2. Weight gain is possible within the first year as you adjust to foods such as shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and lots of cornbread. http://www.discovercharleston.com/cuisine/cookbook-lowcountry.htm 3. You might have to learn how to play golf, since you'll be surrounded by numerous award winning courses. http://charlestongolfguide.com/courses.shtml 4. Complete strangers will wave or say "hello" quite often. http://www.travelandleisure.com/afc/2008/category/1/subcategory/2 5. It's (4 comments)
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