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Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them. ~Author Unknown With this motivational quote I keep in mind that when we have hurdles to jump over>>> we will end up landing on both feet, but it's that jump that we think we may fall... Get back up and know that it will get better. Set your goals, work hard every day and you will be successful with family and/or work. Keep your head up and work hard and surround yourself with positive people. The sky is the limit! Get up and get over (16 comments)
addicted to active rain: Blog = Business as Seeds = Flowers | Lauren Selinsky is OCLauren 92651 - 06/02/11 03:31 AM
I wake up in the morning and I see>>> and I say to myself, BLOG, BLOG, BLOG!!! When I Blog, Blog, Blog.... and make it my ritual.... I know that I will have Business and soon be Dancing in the Rain.... So, I say to you gardeners if you know what it is to plant a seed, then you know when you water that garden you will soon see a >>>>flower [Photography by: Russel Ray] Today my day started at my son's school with a class poetry recital and he inspired me at 8 years old to put a few words together. I hope (18 comments)
Need a quick Mortgage Calculation for a client? GO TO www.MortgageCalculator.org and DO it yourself real quick with the following information... Until you get a hold of your mortgage guy or gal ;) .
You get this information plugged in to the mortgage calculator and get an estimate of your mortgage for yourself or your client. Just go online... And for Consumers... Of course they will try to sell their services online there, but you want to use your local bank, credit union or personal Mortgage Broker, as they have ALL (10 comments)
addicted to active rain: NAUGHTY NAUGHTY- PERSON THAT IS SUPPOSE TO BE WORKING FOR ME - 05/14/11 03:36 AM
MAY 14, 2011 SO, MY FRIEND HAS THIS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY. MOSTLY, HIGH-END, CUSTOM ASSIGNMENTS AND ROOFING ON MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES (HIS NICHE). AND LOW AND BEHOLD WHAT HAPPENS TO HIM???? He's getting robbed BLIND by two employees! So, he fired his foreman because of the lack of HIM- NOT working and getting paid a whole lot. He then gave the supervisor the foreman's position and now the company is running without a SUPV>. He says he saved so much between him and the secretary BECAUSE he also let HER go for using the company card to go on a Nordstrom's SPREE~. Nordstrom's called the owner, (27 comments)
It's that time again.... but since I just got back from Rome~ I have a whole lot of catching up to do>>>> So, I will also insert my most recent blogs too! ;) (since I will have about 10 done in one day... feel free to comment on them all LOL~) Now, our friends that you SHOULD Facebook FRIDAY! are>>>>>>> TOM ARSTINGSTALL DOUG BULLWINKEL KATHY CLULOW C. LLOYD MCKENZIE MARY YONKERS JUST A REMINDER AR MEMBER, SOME OF OUR MEMBERS DON'T HAVE LIKE PAGES BUT ADD AS A FRIEND PAGE... SO, ADD THEM AS A FRIEND!!!!!!!! ALSO>>> YOU (8 comments)
APRIL 23, 2011 ACTIVE RAIN KODAK SIGN/FLYER CHALLENGE I enjoy getting my flyer's ready for the Home Seller and have COLOR flyer's inside and out of the home. I also have no problem writing all the info. down (including the price) because I already have the listing and most Buyers already have representation and I personally don't like to be dual agency for both parties as there usually is Conflict of Interest no matter how you see it. If, the Buyer wants to work with me, I always have them represented by my Broker if need be... or another colleague (19 comments)
MARCH 26, 2011 I HAD TWO BUYERS CONTACT ME VIA EMAIL ON ZILLOW SITE FOR BUYING. ONE ONLY WANTS TO STAY AT 600K FOR A 3 BEDROOM IN ALISO VIEJO AND THE OTHER IS A CONDO FOR 200K. I HAVE BEEN EMAILING PROPERTIES ALL WEEK AND ONE OF THE BUYERS AND I ARE GOING OUT TOMORROW. THEY ARE INVESTORS FROM SAN DIEGO. THEY ARE BOTH PROFESSIONALS AND WILL BE BUYING THEIR FIRST INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN ALISO VIEJO. THEY FEEL THAT IT'S SUCH A NICE FAMILY COMMUNITY AND THEY THINK IT WILL BE EASY TO LEASE. MY OTHER CLIENTS THAT WANT TO STAY AT (17 comments)
MARCH 4, 2011 ACTIVERAIN: KODAK CHALLENGE 2011-GIFTS FOR CLIENTS I know not everyone gives gifts at closing and even one AR member said his doctor doesn't give him a gift, not even his attorney. Well, this CHICA~ does! All it is to me is a: "Thank You" gift for choosing me as your Realtor (R) and a Welcome to YOUR HOME gift from ME as well.... Is it so hard to say, "Thank you for your Business"? I think one day.... One Realtor (R) said to himself/herself, "How can I have that client remember me for future Business? AH HA! Give (15 comments)
addicted to active rain: "SURVIVING YOUR SERENGETI": I am the Crocodile - 02/25/11 04:55 AM
FEBRUARY 25, 2011 "Surviving YOUR Serengeti", 7 Skills to Master Business and Life by Stefan Swanepoel is a read that not only identifies with those in business, but one's LIFE itself. I guarantee this will be a #1 Seller sooner than Stefan may realize. Just in the first two Chapters, you can identify with the people in the first two Chapters and your personal life. We are all going through life where there is change, maybe because of our economy, time, or life's choices. Regardless, there may be strengths you may have within you to help you in business and life itself once you (15 comments)
FEBRUARY 24, 2011 Yes, doing your job and doing it well brings success. As I told my sister when she started RE in Las Vegas in 2005, "You are your own destiny". Are you going to spend time marketing, "YOU"? You go knocking because no one is going to come knock on your door! So, you go knocking on DOORS! I don't mean literally (IT COULD BE.....), but I mean, get YOU out there! Social Media, Internetpresence, local marketing, email drips, community sponsorship, any and/or all! Trust me you will get results. You just need to work at it as (22 comments)
addicted to active rain: An ePro finds a great tool~ FREE Docu Sign through most state Associations - 02/23/11 06:10 PM
FEBRUARY 24, 2011 MY NEW LOVE FOR A TECHNOLOGY >>> tool to help me work smarter, not harder! Is fantastic!!!! Make sure you join through your state association as I did with our California Association of Realtors (R) because you may get it for FREE as a Benefit with your Association as we do in California. So, read on, get to know the electronic signing of real estate contracts, it's a click away to your email in-box. Get docs back as soon as your clients sign the document, you can see it signed on your end. You can download, save to your client folder and/or (4 comments)
FEBRUARY 23, 2011 THE PRINCESS RUN IS THE 3RD YEAR RUNNING>>> AND MY THIRD YEAR TO RUN IT! IT'S THIS WEEKEND AT DISNEYWORLD AND I HAVE NOT TRAINED FOR IT. YOU MUST WONDER, IS THAT POSSIBLE? This is the 3rd year I run it without trainin and I keep telling myself I will train for next years... Nope! Didn't have time to do it and I also got sick if you all remember and quite frankly I still don't have my voice back... But here I go on Thursday, taking a red-eye to Orlando from LAX and will arrive (8 comments)
FEBRUARY 22, 2011 I GOT MY FIRST CALL ON MY ZILLOW TOLL FREE# TO GIVE ME THE HEADS UP THAT MY CALL WAS COMING FROM A ZILLOW LEAD>>>>>>>>>> BUYERS IN, YES! ALISO VIEJO! THEY ACTUALLY WANTED TO SEE A PROPERTY THE SAME DAY THEY CALLED.... YAY!!! I HAD A CANCELLATION AND WENT OUT TO SEE PROPERTIES... AFTER VIEWING 7 PROPERTIES WE ARE WRITING AN OFFER TOMORROW! SO STOKED!!! THIS MONTH AND THE REST OF THE YEAR IS PAID FOR!!! I THINK I WILL RE-NEW AFTER MY 6-MONTHS!!! KEEP YOU POSTED ON ANY NEW BUSINESS AND CALLS TO MY ZILLOW PAGE (14 comments)
FEBRUARY 21, 2011 8:57PM ALISO VIEJO HOMES SALES REPORT FOR JANUARY 2011
ALISO VIEJO HOMES ARE SELLING AND ARE ON THE MARKET ON AVERAGE OF 98.2 DAYS. SEEMS LIKE ONE SOLD FOR CASH AND 46 HAD MOSTLY CONVENTIONAL FINANCING. ALISO VIEJO IS A COMMUNITY THAT IS MASTER-PLANNED AND IS HOME FOR YOUNG FAMILIES AND TECH SAVVY PROFESSIONALS THAT LOVE THE CONVENIENCE OF THEIR TOWN CENTER, CINEMA AND CONVENIENT TO THE TOLL RD. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL IN ALISO VIEJO, GO WITH AN ALISO VIEJO SPECIALIST. LAUREN SELINSKY LIVES IN ALISO VIEJO, INVOLVED IN HER COMMUNITY, (0 comments)
FEBRUARY 19, 2011 WHO'S THIS IN THE PLAZA IN MYKONOS............ I GAVE YOU ONE HINT. LOCATION. SO, WHAT WILL YOU GOOGLE TO LEARN THE HISTORY ON THIS PELICANO~??? OOPS! DID I JUST GIVE YOU ANOTHER HINT??? So much history when traveling... I love it! love it!! I LOVE SPEECHLESS SUNDAYS TOO~ Okay, I guess that means I should stop talking... I mean blogging..... ;) ALWAYS ENJOY THE PHOTOGRAPHY WHEN TRAVELING AND TAKING AS MANY PHOTOS POSSIBLE... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CALL LAUREN SELINSKY, YOUR SOUTHERN CA REALTOR (R) WITH CA COASTAL ESTATES, INC. PROVIDING REAL ESTATE NEEDS FOR BUYERS AND SELLERS IN (16 comments)
FEBRUARY 19, 2011 I was mentioning to a fellow ActiveRain Member: http://activerain.com/mets Jeffrey DiMuria in response to his blog, that I had a SOCIAL MEDIA 101 at our WCR Luncheon and was asked a few questions... Do you have an iPad Do you know what a QR code is? Are you on Facebook & Twitter? Do you have a google profile? Do you blog? My answer was, "YES, YES, YES, YES, YES". That would be "Yes" to all. So, I showed my iPad, they could verify my Facebook, Twitter and google profile if they wanted to do so on the spot (25 comments)
A CITY RIDE FROM THE TOP, FRONT ROW OF A DOUBLE DECKER.... OH WORLD! HERE AND FAR AWAY... ALLOW ME TO ENTER INTO YOUR CITY FAR AWAY AND FIND OUT WHO YOU ARE??? WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT AND WHAT FOODS YOU HAVE.... ;) QUITE FRANKLY I AM REALLY INTO THE FISH & CHIPS.... HERE.... ;) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ARCHITECTURE AND PEOPLE>>> I TAKE ALL MY PHOTOS, I DON'T PHOTO SHOP THEM OR ADD GRAPHICS... WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET... WAIT TILL YOU SEE THE NEXT ONE... I THINK THAT WE SHOULD WORK HARD, PLAY HARD.... (14 comments)
addicted to active rain: BARTENDER MAKE IT A DOUBLE: Good and Bad kinda' day, sort of.... You tell me - 02/16/11 04:12 AM
FEBRUARY 16, 2011 (EXTENDED VERSION OF "BARTENDER MAKE IT A DOUBLE") MONDAY- OPENED 2 ESCROWS. FOR A LISTING AND A PURCHASE TUESDAY- 7AM HOME INSPECTIONS 9:30- OVER ORTEGA HWY TO VIEW 11 PROPERTIES, WENT TO SEE THE HOUSE THAT THEY WANT TO WRITE AN OFFER ON, one more time..... AND MY CAR STARTED, BUT WAS DRIVING 10MPH, AGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! I want to freakN scream!!! Can I say that???? OK~ in all these years in the business here and in TX, this has NEVER happened to me... I am the type to get a tire before my tire decides to BLOW UP on the (7 comments)
addicted to active rain: NORTH DAKOTA THE CAPITAL OF THE USA? MAYBE. READ ON>>> - 02/15/11 03:28 AM
FEBRUARY 15, 2011 PUTTING REAL ESTATE ASIDE FOR A MOMENT... READ ABOUT WHAT MINOT, ND WENT THROUGH.... Maybe we should make North Dakota the capitol of the USA.This text is from a county emergency manager in Minot, North Dakota Minot Daily News WEATHER BULLETIN Up here in the Northern part of North Dakota we just recovered from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather Event" of "Biblical Proportions" --- with a historic blizzard of up to 25' of snow and winds to 50 MPH that broke trees in half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds of motorists in lethal snow banks, (10 comments)
THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THE VIEW OF THE OCEAN!!! THERE IS LITERALLY SAFETY GLASS IN FRONT OF THE SITTING AREA... OTHERWISE, YOU WILL GET SPLASHED! ALL PHOTOS ARE TAKEN BY ME, LAUREN SELINSKY. A SERIES OF PICS ARE POSTED FROM MY OCTOBER TRIP. I ENJOY TAKING THESE PHOTOS. THIS DAY WAS MORE RECREATIONAL AND THE AWWWW OF THE CLOSENESS OF THE RESTAURANTS, INTERNET CAFES AND SHOPS TO THE BREAK>>> IT WAS AWESOME!!! THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY WHEN VACATIONING IS SPEECHLESS> I FELL LIKE I CAN'T TAKE ENOUGH. THANKS FOR LETTING ME SHARE BEFORE (20 comments)
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