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Contingencies and the DominoTheory. - 05/27/08 09:35 PM
Contingencies and the DominoTheory. You probably get initially excited thinking, "oh, finally I've got this one sold," but then you wake up to the light of day. We have all gotten offers from a customer or client that makes you feel like you had a mountain to climb. A contingency is one of the mountains...with lots of foot hills. It may not be that big a deal to your Sellers, like maybe they're moving slowly (literally) and have no problem with taking their time. Remember, that's only in the beginning. Slow may be acceptable in the very beginning. But, as the motion (19 comments)
Sorry, I don't type. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. I can remember being so humiliated in typing class as a Freshman in high school. My classmates didn't seem to be having the same trouble as me. I sat in front of that clunky looking apparatus and I thought it was ugly and distasteful. Why on earth would I ever want to learn to type? My nails were long and my fingers were longer than most. I would go to hit the key and my nail would break or my fingers would get tangled up between the keys (44 comments)
Happy Memorial Day to all my Active Rain friends and family. Melissa and I have laughed so hard together this last week we simply want to share with you a few of our funnies. We were bantering around together for the theme of our MakeOver2TakeOver competition and we couldn't help but have fun with it. It was just fun...Girls just wanna have fun! (and create a database to kick bootie) So, please welcome the "THEMES THAT JUST DIDN'T MAKE IT".
Child has been found. Authorities still have not arrested Olteanu. Full story here: Olteanu and son
This Amber Alert just came in on my sidebar. Everyone needs to view this. For more information you may go to codeamber.org. Or you may click on my Amber Alert ticker in my sidebar. Please email this to everyone in your address book. These children have less and less of a chance of survival the longer they have been missing. Please consider loading the "free" ticker on your sidebar also. This alert should be circulated immediately and what better way than by (26 comments)
My favorite Apprentice in the world, Melissa Grant and I want to welcome each and every one of you to our knock your socks off, rock your boats, toe tappin', mud slingin', sayin' our prayers, competition. WE NEED YOU AND YOUR SUPPORT. WE NEED YOUR ADVICE, COMMENTS AND KUDOS! WE NEED YOU TO WELCOME EACH AND EVERY ONE OF OUR TEAMS IN THE MAKEOVER2TAKEOVER CONTEST. THE ACTIVE RAIN gODS HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR COMMANDMENTS AND WE ARE OFF AND RUNNING. GEE, IF (18 comments)
You Gotta Know When To Fold Um... - 05/18/08 11:23 PM
You Gotta Know When To Fold Um...cuz you may have to hold um. Investors can find every one of their anticipated dimes eaten up in holding costs in today's market. The investment of Real Estate is still today one of the safest and strongest investments one can make. But, the overall "Buy it", "fix it", "flip it" strategy is changing quickly. Not only are the lenders requiring more money down but they are shying away from the interest only loans. Old strategy would be to purchase the property on an interest only loan with the anticipation of flipping that very property before (17 comments)
Gifts...I will share my chocolate with you! - 05/14/08 01:29 PM
I will share my chocolate with you, to say thank you to my friends here on Active Rain. I am enjoying the abundance of sharing, caring and the true friendship I'm finding here in the rain! Now, who would've thunk that it would take soaring into Cyberspace to find so many joys among us? I cannot even begin to say thank you to the many wonderful souls that have entered my world and are altering my life by the inspiration, compassion and caring that is being so freely offered! Just because of our Active Rain! I am touching on people each (31 comments)
Property Opinions? Reality of Real Estate? - 05/13/08 09:17 AM
One of the most difficult things I've found about actively working my Real Estate profession is that I need to keep my opinion to myself! This is one of the greatest things about Active Rain! We CAN express our opinions! Now, that doesn't mean that our opinions will be popular but who cares? We still are all on equal ground when it comes to our opinions. How does this relate to selling houses? It does. Strongly. When you're searching for that "perfect" homestead for one of your clients do you ever let your opinion get in the way? Maybe you just (51 comments)
ENJOY YOUR MOTHER'S DAY. ENJOY YOUR MOTHERS. - 05/10/08 02:03 AM
I just wanted to quickly tell all of my Rainer Friends to have a Happy Mother's Day! I was blessed with a mother that loved me unconditionally. She was my best friend for as far back as I can remember. I lost her in 2004 and for that I will always be saddened deeply. But today, Mother's Day is a day of celebration! I will remember all the good times, hugs and friendship we shared. I will always remember her smile, sense of humor and sensitivity to humankind. I am grateful the Lord made me her daughter and I would have (13 comments)
Bad Words!! Dual Agency!! Bad! - 05/06/08 09:40 PM
Active Rain has had so many articles based upon dual agency recently. Dual Agency comes in many different packages. Arguments ensue about how the agent will divulge information to the other client and all this is illegal, immoral, unethical and doesn't stand a chance of being honest. To this I must say "phooey". Yes we are all human and I do believe that most of us Realtors are in this business for the good of our clients. Maybe I'm just a sunny day girl or something shallow, but I believe in honesty. I believe in truly doing the best for our clients and (22 comments)
I am anxious to introduce to you Kehaulani Kea of Honolulu Hawaii. On occasion, I will come across a person with such a wonderful smile I am immediately drawn to them! I am here today to introduce you to a lovely lady that just joined our Community. Like you, I am looking forward to learning more about her! When I visited Kehaulani's web site I knew I had come across a very special lady. Her talent in design is spectacular. Kehaulani Kea is Art Director for JDS Consulting and is a professional Graphic and Fine Artist. She has since retired from owning and operating the Kea (20 comments)
Do you know the Secret? Of course you do! Could you be hurting your own Real Estate business? Such is written in our very own Ethics of Realtors. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you". The world wants you to understand that you can create your own reality. If your thinking is based on negative thought then you will be creating negative energy and everything and everyone around you will react in a negative way. Envy begets envy and distrust begets distrust. Likewise, a positive attitude will deter negativity. Being positive can turn a negative attitude (63 comments)
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