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It's no secret that with the current real estate market in many cities and rising unemployment rates that many homeowners are struggling to remain current on their mortgages.  When folks are struggling financially, they often look for a brief "escape" from their day-to-day concerns by going to th...
Did the Kris Allen and Adam Lambert finale to the 2009 season of American Idol leave you wanting more?  A rematch maybe?  Do you still think that Allison Iraheta should have been in the top 2 finalists?  Want to relive the excitement of the season with these talented young performers? On July 23,...
The Good: In this past Friday's Dallas Morning News, Real Estate Editor, Steve Brown reported that for the first time in five months, that foreclosures in the DFW area have dropped below 5,000.  For the North Texas area including Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton counties, the August 4 foreclosu...
I was reading the news online earlier this week and saw a story about the renaming of the Sears Tower in Chicago.  As of Thursday, the tallest building in North America will be known as Willis Tower, after the third largest insurance broker, which has leased 140,000 square feet of space in the la...
There are so many benefits to being a member of the ActiveRain community that I have experienced first-hand.  In addition to the wonderful friends I have made through A|R, one of my favorites is the visibility that blogging on ActiveRain has brought me among prospective clients and other Dallas R...
Well, not really... but it didn't hurt!  I had buyers referred to me this week, but I was one of three agents whose names were referred to these buyers to interview.  I always make sure to make the best first impression possible with new clients, so I dress nicely and always make sure my car is w...
I listen to a lot of news radio... I am a big NPR fan and, in fact, my cousin is the Program Director for New Hampshire Public Radio.  So it should come as no surprise that the local public radio station and other news radio fare is what I listen to in the car. Last Friday, one of the stations re...
SOLD Steve Shatsky | Keller Williams Realty - Dallas City Center | (469)449-9840 2800 Loch Haven Drive, Plano, TX Short Sale Opportunity in Plano's Independence Square 3BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $214,900 Year Built 1979 Sq Footage 2,961 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors ...
OK, tomorrow is July 11 (get it… 7-11) and that’s the day the good folks at Dallas based 7-11® celebrate their company's birthday.  It also happens to be Austin REALTOR®, Donna Harris’ birthday.  So, in honor of 7-11’s® 82nd birthday (Donna is younger than that), 7-11® will be giving away free 7...

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