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Part of the Activerain August contest challenge is to give credit to early "mentors" and those whom I looked up to. When I started in real estate in 2006, I felt very idealistic. The market was still rising, anything coming up for sale sold pretty much the same week. It wasn't that inventory was ...
08/09/2017
Here is the scenario:I received a back-up offer yesterday - one that was knowingly submitted as one - on a new listing of mine. Agents and their clients have been all over it but, after 24 hours, no offers had come in yet.In the meantime, a prospective buyer contacted me, I showed them the home, ...
07/23/2017
Are you interested in opening a retail shop, gallery or restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea?Conversely, how would you go about "selling" your lease or your business in Carmel-by-the-Sea?HIRE ME AS YOUR BROKER TO REPRESENT YOU!WHY?BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ARE SCARCE ON THE MLS.There are no standard rule...
07/13/2017
Probably once a year, I go to those I "follow" and those who "follow" me here on Activerain just to see what's going on.FOLLOWERS:I am gratified to see that those who follow me are mainly dyed-in-the-wool Rainmakers, often with hundreds more following them than I count on mine. And most of them I...
07/05/2017
"Are you mainly a listing agent" was the question posed to me by a seller yesterday. "You know, one of those who lists houses, then has other other agents bring you their buyers."Although I satisfied his answer with a "no", it really is more complicated than that.1. There are a lot of agents who ...
07/04/2017
The first half of 2017 just roared by, and here I am on June 29, 2017 thinking about what could I have done better, differently or not at all.And the answer is:I don't think there is anything more I could have done unless other opportunities had come my way. I did all that I could that I had cont...
06/29/2017
As a real estate broker, it is my mission to get in touch with you, the consumer, to educate you about my market. My reach is broad, especially via the Internet.You, Mr. Ms. and Mrs. Consumer, have to navigate through all the clutter to find me.One of the ways I am reaching out to you, is through...
06/27/2017
This has been a totally crazy month, so many buyers call me, the listing agent, on my properties for sale. Sadly, not every one is able to purchase that listing for several reasons:1. They don't have their financing lined up and the listing has gone under contract in the meantime.2. They looked o...
06/26/2017
There is Carmel-by-the-Sea and then there is Carmel Point just across the city line to the south. Walking along Scenic Road at the ocean you wouldn't even know that you had gone from city to county except for the fact that houses now have an actual number. Yes, as I have written before, there are...
06/26/2017
Some Carmel-by-the-Sea residents like to live in-close to the downtown area, an area that is a fraction of the one square mile that is within its city limits.These residents just park their car and walk everywhere, including shopping for groceries at Bruno's or Nielson's markets who also offer fa...
06/26/2017
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