JR FOREMAN's (jrforeman) Blog

Real Estate Sales Representative - Re/Max Advanced



If you're interested in either buying or selling a home, I'm sure you'll find my website to be an excellent resource. My goal is to help our clients find the right situation in what is usually one of the most significant financial moves of their life. With that in mind, the website brings you the...
Good Afternoon,   Today I spent the morning out cold calling and trying to make things happen, Calling FSBO's, knocking on doors and calling past clients and asking for referrals.   One thing I noticed I need improvement on is calling on the FSBO's.  How do you get the most out of calling on them...
Good Morning all and happy president's day, I hope you all had a great Valentines Day weekend.   Mine was relaxing and great.   Out of curiosity I was wondering how many and if any of your brokers hand out leads and if they do are they any good leads?  Also monthly office dues commission Splits a...
Once again I've had some real great advice from all of you but the one that really caught my eye was this and thought I would Share it with other.   Get a lender, inspector, appraiser, etc. to sponsor a first-time home buyer seminar.  They put up the money and you put it together and you're the R...
Well I have recently found out his is a great way to get advice and opinions from other real estate professionals.   I asked in a prior post if it would be a good idea to look for a 2nd job and if anyone had any ideas on the kind of job I should get.   I have received numerous comments and opinio...
Part time Job ?     With the way everything is with the economy and market I am thinking about getting a part time job to help out my income.  I live pretty modestly in a small town rural area in east TX , I mean the only real restaurant we have is a Chili's . So I'm running out of ideas on what ...
Well I had my first closing of the today yay!  Let me tell you I it was defiantly earned every penny of that commission check. This was one of the deals that seemed like nothing went right, whether it was the home inspection or dealing and arguing the offer.  I have been working with these buyers...
Monthly Activity Report: 01-2009  Property Type: Residential Category Area New Avg LP Med LP Under Contract Avg LP Med LP Sold Avg SP Med SP %SP/LP Avg DOM   RES 45 34 $201,056 $154,900 19 $154,734 $89,150 10 $149,431 $148,500 94.17% 105       34 $201,056 $154,900 19 $154,734 $89,150 10 $149,431 ...
Slow day at the office, it seems like the things have slowed down again since the first of the yea   The year started out with a bang I had two deals with in the first two weeks of New Year, but since then things have moved to a crawl.  The leads I had working disappeared without a trace  I mean ...