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More on Market Conditions - 11/18/06 08:30 PM
Leaders gain respect on the example they set. That means having a positive attitude that things will get better when we do. In this type of real estate market we need to develop creative responses to the opportunities and challenges that exist. By creating a vision within our industry that this is a down market, that is exactly what we will get. (No help from the media) This is more a normal market and the past five years or so have been an above normal market. (An order taking business). I have read various reports that some markets are down 20% (0 comments)
Lansing Michigan Market Report - 11/13/06 04:54 PM
The latest Coldwell Banker Hubbell Real Estate Quarterly Market Report is now out for the greater Lansing area. http://coldwellbankerhubbell.com/pages/marketreports.cfm I have seen an increase in sales over the past 3 weeks with much more activity. Inventory is still rising however Lansing's New GM plant rolls off the first new car tomorrow and expects hundreds of jobs to be brought back over the next 12 month's. Interest rates are staying very low and there has never been a better time to buy a house in Lansing Michigan. I expect the best. (1 comments)
Golf and Real Estate....Food for Thought - 11/10/06 12:38 PM
Wow! I can't believe we had 65-degree temperatures here yesterday (November 9th) in Lansing, Michigan. It makes you want to go sell a house. The front page of today's paper showed a man out on the golf course enjoying the opportunity and it made me think of how Golf and Real Estate are so much alike. I use to play a lot of golf prior to my knees acting up, that's like an agent who use to sell a lot of real estate until they burnt out. In golf, weather conditions change your game; in real estate market conditions change your (2 comments)
My Favorite Sites - 11/08/06 01:13 PM
Nobody pays me to recommend these sites I wish they did. Each has come in useful for agents to surf information on prospecting, servicing and building their business. I am always looking for additional GREAT real estate sites that offer ideas and education to my agents. So, feel free to make your recommendations. Hope you enjoy! http://www.recyber.com/ http://www.realblogging.com/ http://blog.recyber.com/ http://www.realtor.org/ http://www.russer.com/ http://www.brokeragentnews.com/ http://www.frogpond.com/ http://www.realtytimes.com/ Today's Word to the Wise: What lies behind us, what lies before us is not as important as what lies within us. (Oliver Window Holmes) (1 comments)
Attributes of a Successful Agent - 11/07/06 01:33 PM
We in real estate need a boost at times to reaffirm our conviction that real estate is the best possible career. In what other field would you meet so many interesting people, prospects, buyers, sellers, competitors and other salespeople? As we work to help people find answers to their needs, we continue to enlarge our circle of personal and business friends. I have met numerous people from all over the USA in this business over the past 29 years. Also this is a business that offers more freedom and independence than most. I have had the opportunity to travel throughout the (2 comments)
Welcome to my Blog - 11/06/06 09:28 AM
“Now’s the time to make your move.” Is our favorite slogan these days as interest rates continue to dip, inventory is plentiful and seller’s are willing to negotiate As we continue to build our inventory for another record breaking year it is important to keep in mine that your competition will be slowing down, attending parties, vacationing and singing the winter blues, while we kick it into high gear by working smarter and harder. Here’s a list we use every winter to encourage our seller’s that “Now is the time to make their move also: 10 Reasons To Market Your House During The (6 comments)
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