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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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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
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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.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Is Forming A Real Estate Team The Kiss Of Death or Brilliant? - 08/21/09 07:00 AM
When If Ever Should You Form A Real Estate Team In this episode, Tim Harris, Brian Wilson and I talk about the pro's and con's of real estate teams. What is a Team? When should you form a Team? When is forming a Team a bad idea. What are the pitfalls? What are alternate ways to increase production without the hassel and expense of creating a team. The show's about an hour long. Click on the start arrow located in middle of the player below and the show will start. Then you can launch a new window, continue with your work (8 comments)
Is Facebook a Toad? - 08/20/09 07:59 PM
Is Facebook A Toad? from Ken Brand on Vimeo. Is Facebook A Toad Or A Prince?Everywhere I go, I hear earfuls of Facebook yadder. It’s a time suck. It’s a tool. It’s the future. It’s a fad. I don’t get it. Who cares. Get a life. I’m an addict. Don’t you work? Etc. You hear it too, right?Here’s the deal.In 2010 and beyond, Facebook will be the most important conversation channel, persona differentiator and relationship builder in the history of humans.Facebook will also render the unimaginative as irrelevant and invisible.I could be wrong, but I believe Facebook is…The Most Important Tool Of (1 comments)
Who Picks The Title Company That Will Issue The Owner’s Policy Of Title Insurance As Part Of The Closing Of A Real Estate Transaction? - 08/02/09 08:32 AM
Who Picks The Title Company That Will Issue The Owner’s Policy Of Title Insurance As Part Of The Closing Of A Real Estate Transaction? by KEN BRAND on AUGUST 2, 2009 Occasionally, the listing agent and selling agent will clash over the Title Insurance Company selection. Title Insurance is a commodity and a must have. In Texas, Title Policy forms are standardized and Title insurance premium rates are set by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and are based on the property’s sale value using a sliding scale. You can use this Stewart Title Rate Calculator to figure out what Title Insurance costs. The reason agents are particular about (1 comments)
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