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How One Lender Used Social Media to "WOW" a Client Today - 10/29/09 03:29 PM
How One Lender Used Social Media to "WOW" a Client Today We've all experienced delays on closings for one reason or another and they're never fun. But when they happen at the last minute it can cause a lot of stress for all parties involved in the transaction. Well that scenario happened to us this morning. We had a closing scheduled for 1:00 today with our Buyer who arrived by train at 1:00 a.m. this morning from the East Coast to close on her new home. Her furniture is also scheduled to arrive today. The sellers of the house she's buying are packed (59 comments)
As If My Blog Wasn't Working Hard Enough Already - 10/23/09 09:25 AM
As If My Blog Wasn't Working Hard Enough Already After blogging for close to three years, we have developed an extensive library of content on real estate-related articles. Google loves our content and rewards us by ranking us highly for many local real estate terms and neighborhoods. Our blog works very hard for us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, helping consumers learn more about the area, find our home search, promoting our listings, and asking them to contact us for their real estate needs. All of this hard work pays off by helping us connect with people who need help (19 comments)
Visit the Dinosaurs at Bozeman Montana's Museum of the Rockies! - 10/22/09 06:05 AM
Visit the Dinosaurs at Bozeman Montana's Museum of the Rockies! This summer we stayed in Bozeman for a few days to attend a training class for TopProducer. While we were in Bozeman, we took my 7-year old nephew to the Museum of the Rockies. The museum features exhibits on Native American culture and artifacts, a Western history collection, outdoor exhibits, and is best known for its Paleontology exhibits. The museum's dinosaur complex is impressive and is a major stop on Montana's Dinosaur Trail - a tour of Montana's rich paleontological findings. Home to one of the largest collections of dinosaur fossils in (21 comments)
Deer and Elk and Bears Oh My - Tips for Living with Montana's Abundant Wildlife - 10/17/09 03:45 PM
Deer and Elk and Bears Oh My - Tips for Living with Montana's Abundant Wildlife I've lived in Montana most of my life but it wasn't until we moved to our property that borders thousands of acres of Lolo National Forest that I learned about the joy and frustrations of living with wildlife. We love our connection with nature from living in Montana and that we are able to wake up and find deer in our yard, have wild turkeys pass through on their way to the creek, and see Elk and Moose on the hillside or along the creek. It's an amazing (5 comments)
Montana Landlords - Are You in Compliance with the New Law Which Requires Carbon Monoxide Detectors? - 10/06/09 11:33 AM
Montana Landlords - Are You in Compliance with the New Law Which Requires Carbon Monoxide Detectors? The 2009 Montana Legislature passed SB 161 which requires carbon monoxide detectors in dwelling units rented by a landlord and a notice from a seller concerning the presence of a carbon monoxide detector upon the sale of a residence. SB 161 became law on October 1, 2009. SB 161 MCA § 70-24-303 of the Montana Residential Landlord Tenant Act. Effective October 1, 2009, in addition to a smoke detector a landlord is also required to install in each dwelling unit under the landlord's control an (3 comments)
Ok, if you're a pet in the Ray house, it's safe to say that you'll get dressed up in funny outfits on a regular basis. Our daughter, Kelsey, loves to put hats, bandanas, and occasionally t-shirts, costumes, and even a tutu on our pets. She's also an amateur photographer which results in some pretty comical pet photos. This is our chocolate lab, Caddis in her bandana and a baseball cap - looking a lot like the railroad conductor. This photo was featured on CuteasHell.com where she has a profile to showcase all of her photos. (9 comments)
Help Our Furry Friends in Missoula - October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month - 10/02/09 04:45 PM
Help Our Furry Friends - October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA®), American Humane and several animal rescue and welfare groups are working independently to let the public know that October Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. There are lots of great dogs - including pure breds in our local shelters just waiting for a home. Learn More About Adopting a Shelter Pet You can save a loving pet and you may also help yourself. According to several studies, pet owners may actually live longer! Read more. Missoula Pet Adoption Facilities (5 comments)
A Time Management System for Real Estate Agents & Entrepreneurs - 10/01/09 10:52 PM
A Time Management System for Real Estate Agents & Entrepreneurs I recently finished reading The Success Principles by Jack Canfield, as well as listening to the CD version in the car. This book is filled with great tools to help you improve your chances for success. One of the tools that I found to be most helpful was the Enterpreneurial Time Management System. The system is featured in the book but was developed by Dan Sullivan of The Strategic Coach. The purpose of the system is to allow you to be highly productive and successful in your career, while also enjoying (10 comments)
Via Jeff Belonger -- The FHA Expert.com -- FHA Loans -- FHA mortgages - USDA loans (Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc): ADVERTISING – Those ads that seem too good to be true.
I have been in the mortgage business for 17 + years. I have seen so much advertising when it came to mortgage companies and how many of the ads were misleading or just flat out lies. Those companies advertising low (1 comments)
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