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Building a Niche From the SOUL - 10/29/07 12:43 AM
"If we live good lives,the times are also good.As we are,such are the times."-St. Augustine The dedicated life is a life worth living. Find something to love with all your heart. Discover what inspires your biggest dreams. Seek out a challenge that will create positive change, speaks of your purpose and makes a difference in the world. Throw yourself into something to believe in, that asks for your very best. We are here not only for ourselves, we are here to add to the sum of human goodness.A good life is not lived by chance but by choice.We can be wise from (2 comments)
Presentation Zen...another tool to help you Re-Imagine YOU... - 10/27/07 02:26 PM
Here is another great link for those of you interested in starting down the path of Re-Imagining YOU. http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/ Garr Reynolds, another BizDev Guru who currently works and teaches in Japan has some wonderful information on his site...check out some of his links too! There is POWERFUL stuff all over the web! Go find it! Live good. Be Happy. Be inquisitive -Mimi .
Re-Imagine Real Estate; Marketing, Branding and Niche-Building - 10/27/07 01:21 PM
"Authenticity. From the heart. You have to mean it. Absolutely fundamental. If it matters to you (deeply), it will matter to them." -Tom Peters I LOVE Tom Peters! (Business building, marketing and branding GURU) Mr. Peters speaks a launguage I 'get'. Yep, I get it! I mean I really, really, really GET IT!! In fact, whenever I read another new book by the man, my heart starts racing and I feel immediately compelled to put his ideas into ACTION. Tom Peters book Re-Imagine is a MUST for anyone building a business and a marketing plan. Out-of-the-box, authentic thinking is absolutely crucial for any new enterprise in this go, (37 comments)
Women's Council of Realtors is GROWING... - 10/27/07 12:15 PM
What a wonderful honor to be asked to be the Charter President for the NEWLY FORMED Whatcom County Women's Council of Realtors! I am so EXCITED to lead this fabulous organization into Whatcom County and look forward to the next 18 months of stewardship and service.Visit the WCR national website for more info... http://www.wcr.org/ And contact me directly if you are interested in getting involved. (Affiliates and Men are welcome!)Live Good. Be Happy. Be INVOLVED!-MimiTHE MISSION OF THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL OF REALTORSWe are a network of successful REALTORS® empowering women to exercise their potential as entrepreneurs and industry leaders.Our Vision Through (7 comments)
2865 Haynie Road FEATURES Majestic Mt. Baker and the Cascades sweep the western horizon, and Mt. Constitution peeks out above the treetops to the South. In addition to the sweeping view to West, South and East over 20+ Acre "Reserve Tract" meadows and forest 2865 Haynie Road boasts many luxurious finishes and features; ENTRY •· Top Quality aggregate porch, steps and walk-way; sealed for years of beauty and wear. •· Best Quality, fully ‘lit' front doors sparkling with leaded glass and brushed pewter hardware. •· Monitored smoke detectors and security system with keypad entry (wired for extra keypad in master suite. (One dedicated phone line runs the system) (1 comments)
Stunning 20 +/- acres (zoned R/5) in foothills with development opportunities! VERY PRIVATE w/ artist designed keypad entry gate. 2006 built home nestled at top of property boasts stainless kitchen, large main floor master suite, wraparound porch and Canadian Cascade Range view. HUGE outbuilding, dog kennel and space set aside for critters. 2 wells are in plus winding gravel roads access acreage. Ponds & creek=WILDLIFE GALORE! Beaver, otter, turtles, bobcat, bear, wood ducks, heron.... · 3 br/2.5 bath home built in 2006 · Outbuildings · Dry wood storage · Oversize water storage · Wired for Generator · Seasonal Pond near home · Some Forestry Use on property · Backs to 100's of Forestry Acres · NWMLS #27175044 Viewed by appointment (0 comments)
FHA and The Three Little Pigs... - 10/15/07 10:55 PM
The economic lessons of the past few years are spoken of beautifully in a sweet little story from my youth that goes a little like this;If you build a house of straw or sticks...eventually you will be left out in the cold, without a home and the wolf will be chasing you down. BUT, if you build your house of bricks...slowly, surely and steadily, you will be safe and secure and you can eat wolf-stew for dinner and be merry. Who knew??? The Three Little Pigs is one of the greatest economic theory books of all time! As an agent who remembers (2 comments)
I recently ran across the following question on a blog, and thought I would share my answer with all of you to help alleviate some of the 'sub-prime myths' floating around out there.Titled:FORECLOSURES IN TOWN?"Can anyone speak to the issue of foreclosures in Bellingham, Washington? Foreclosures are up around the country due to the sub-prime lending practices. Is there any foreclosure impact on real estate in Bellingham?"Mimi's answer:Unlike many other areas, Bellingham was spared much of the 'blood in the streets' due to the recent sub-prime meltdown. I think we can thank being a small community, with a large University at (2 comments)
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