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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Why bother attending inspections - 05/30/12 06:45 AM
What’s the point of attending inspections? Over the past week, I’ve had some very “interesting” and “revealing” interactions with another real estate agent. Here’s how it started - I got a call from my out of town seller, who was upset to learn that “someone” had been out to his house to do a well inspection. Within 20 minutes after arrival, the guy knocked on the door and told the tenant there was a problem with the well. The tenant called the owner, and the owner called me. Sellers don’t like surprises, and neither do I. I wasn’t aware (31 comments)
Oh, Rats! - 05/22/12 08:19 AM
Oh, Rats! This is not a blog for the squeamish! We REALTOR®s are specialists in solving problems to ensure a smooth transaction and a happy ending for our buyers and sellers. We have to think on our feet, and go the extra mile, at a moment’s notice. Case in point: Last Friday was close of escrow for one of my buyers. Well, really, the loan was supposed to fund on Wednesday, but naturally there were issues holding it up. Investigation revealed the seller’s proxy at FNMA hadn’t yet signed off on their title and there was a last minute bit about (5 comments)
Knowing Where To Put The Chalk Mark - 05/19/12 03:55 PM
If you are considering selling a property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, you truly need a rural property specialist who knows how to negotiate the hurdles that can errupt with these properties during a transaction. Part of my job is to protect sellers from long term liability...something most sellers haven't even considered. Via Liz and Bill Spear RE/MAX Elite Warren County Ohio: Cincinnati to Dayton (513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com): Knowing Where To Put The Chalk Mark There's a story that once upon a time there was a giant turbine that was out of balance. Try as they might, the company experts couldn't (2 comments)
Find all the information you need about Santa Cruz Mountains real estate - from new listings to prices and statistics.
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.