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group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
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Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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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
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Are you really helping your clients sell the home? - 08/14/09 04:16 PM
I was talking/venting with another agent in the office about some of the lack of information in our local MLS lately. One picture, minimal description, other things that we felt that if the seller knew, they would find a new agent. So, it became a bit of a contest to find the worst offenders in the picture department. "Look at *****" "Oh geez, that is bad, couldn't they move the beer cans first?" "Check out *****!" Then I found this gem. Yep, it is the only picture in the MLS.
What is the strangest thing you have found in a house? - 08/12/09 09:34 PM
I was chatting with someone recently, and this question was asked. What is the strangest thing you have found in a house? My friend Brent Thomas, whose bread and butter is REOs, has much more interesting and sad tales than I do about things found in foreclosure houses. The strangest things I have found are usually more structural than bizarre. The 1,500 sf house with 6 exterior doors. The house clients still refer to as the "green house" - green exterior, green roof, green walls, green carpets, green tile, green, green, green. The big square footage home broken into a bunch (3 comments)
Close Encounters with the Wildlife Kind - 08/01/09 01:27 PM
Tim Bedore, a first class stand up comic, has some interesting theories. One is the Animal Conspiracy Theory that the animals are out to get us. I am beginning to think he may be right. If you do not listen to the Bob and Tom radio show or you do not follow stand up comedy religiously, you may not know Tim Bedore. If you are curious, here is a link to his site. www.vaguebuttrue.com My husband thinks it is laughable that I can go out to show property and come home with an animal encounter story. Last summer, I was out in the (5 comments)
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