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connor macivor: If you are going to flex your muscles - make sure it is with someone that can flex back... - 11/14/08 11:49 PM
One of the most valuable lessons I have learned is always remember to treat people kindly. Kind of a golden rule of sorts. However, there are a lot of folks out there that are predators in their own right. If you are calling agent's assistants and screaming at them with your "big boy" voice and berating them with profanities, I imagine that you will not get far. If you are doing it to one of our support staff members, you can expect a call from Paris or I. Let's not forget that is something is overlooked, missed, or otherwise not right (0 comments)
connor macivor: I love this business - What about Searching for Real Estate by Google map? - 11/14/08 04:55 PM
We have been finishing putting the final touches on the framing of this new resource - The visitor will be able to search all of Southern California directly from the Multiple Listing Service - Where we have our resources posted and available for you to check out. The other nice thing about utilizing this resource has to do with the fact that it does not require any of your personal information to search ad nauseous. Where do we have this thing of which I speak? http://MLS911.com Don't forget to search for real estate in the Southern California and where we are (0 comments)
connor macivor: Asset Managers and Banks Look No Further - REO handling for the Los Angeles Area - 10/29/08 08:13 AM
We have needed to adjust with this market as we have done in the past 10 years since our start. We also have been blessed to have coupled with some of the largest banks in the handling of their Assets, Marketing and Closing have become second nature to The Paris911 Team. Recently I have been asked to put together a resume that outlines our capabilities and would be able to be reviewed by some Corporate Level People and Investment Firms that are looking to sell their newly acquired "Block" purchases in and around the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas. So (0 comments)
connor macivor: Updated Santa Clarita Foreclosure Portal - by Paris911 - 10/28/08 06:23 PM
We have several resources that are available to anyone for the asking. In fact you don't have to ask in person - we have it posted here and elsewhere on the world wide web. This includes updated links to portals that have their content directly from the Local Multiple Listing services and Boards of Realtors. Click here for the new and updated portal showing all of the Santa Clarita Foreclosures on the Market October 28, 2008 When you are on the prowl to see what is going on in the market - there is only one resource I know of that (0 comments)
connor macivor: Social networks are awesome for Referrals - 10/27/08 08:05 AM
Don't neglect any of the social networks for building Referral Networks. You can just browse Google for Social Networks to get a huge amount of responses. Anywhere on the WWW where you have a chance to write something about yourself and put your website address is something that is of benefit. Having said that, try to stick with the Big Ones, such as Linked In, here is our profile. When getting on these social Networks make sure you read this active Rain post by Bobby. Thanks, Connor MacIVOR, RE/MAX of Santa Clarita and The Paris911 Team.
connor macivor: Topix.com - Santa Clarita Real Estate - Here is another way... - 10/23/08 03:39 PM
http://Topix.com makes sense - Thanks to Chris from http://KinteticKnowledge.com for giving me the insight to looking at this Social and News Platform. Topix is somewhere you might want to go and write articles and place information that you as you might want to appear on Localism on the Active Rain Network. It seems to be quite a busy place and I will keep you posted as to any and all success that I have on the network. I have to thank my Friends on Active Rain and RE/MAX of Santa Clarita for helping us through this market - But more importantly (1 comments)
connor macivor: Updated Santa Clarita Foreclosures and NOD, NOT, REO also in LA County - 10/21/08 03:40 PM
We have access to a huge amount of information that I want to pass along to those of you that are asking themselves the question, "how do I choose the best Real Estate Agent I can?" Have a look around the WWW - See who is consistent and on topic with their writing efforts and see if you gel with their personality as portrayed on LCD. If you seem to think it is a match, then you might be onto something. Now, having said that, there are some out there in the blogging world that do not write their own content. (2 comments)
connor macivor: Santa Clarita Real Estate Round Up - How is the market doing by RE/MAX - 10/07/08 04:26 PM
Here is the latest information concerning Santa Clarita Real Estate and its more current Report by the one and only Paul Atkins. A very nice man and an agent that works in the same office as Paris and I. We are also members of the newly formed Top Agents United group which meets twice a month and discusses how we can help our own buyers and sellers achieve their goals with relation to Real Estate in the Santa Clarita Valley and Beyond. Representatives of several large companies and their top producers to boot, meet with The Paris911 Team with RE/MAX of (0 comments)
connor macivor: Stevenson Ranch FORECLOSURES - 10/03/08 12:01 PM
We have a lot of options for you to use when it comes to searching for foreclosures in Stevenson Ranch CA. We are RE/MAX of Santa Clarita and The Paris911 Team and we have more in place as far as free resources and Full Disclosure options than any others in the Real Estate Industry. We have our newest REO Engine site where I have started to build its foreclosure Database so you can see all the areas we represent and check our their Target Rich Environment with regard to Foreclosures. To see the areas we work - Go to http://HomeValue911.com to (0 comments)
connor macivor: How About iTunes to advertise a Listing for your Seller? - 10/01/08 09:16 AM
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSearch.woa/wa/search?id=XmIFQ9rHzow&term=MacIver This one only works if you currently have iTunes on your computer. Mike Price out of Texas offers his http://mlbroadcast.com solution that is podcasted all over this green Earth. And in places that are not so green. Just another Resource that Paris911 at RE/MAX of Santa Clarita and RE/MAX of Valencia place in our arsenal to make sure that we are able to attract buyers for our sellers from everywhere. Doing so will ensure the maximum amount of exposure for each of our listings and if you have been in this business for any amount of time, you know that (0 comments)
connor macivor: We are not Lenders - But what about a Self Directed Individual Retirement Account? - 09/25/08 07:55 PM
All right, we have explained again and again about what we believe to have been the downfall to the Real Estate Industry. We keep our fingers on the many pulses in and around Real Estate. But we have also been blessed with a lot of nice people on our end that are all about the educational aspect with regard to their wares. Enter Mike Meena at Augusta Financial- He is always thinking and re-thinking the Lending Arm of Real Estate. He is also a man of Honor - I know this because he has proven himself with our Clients and to (1 comments)
connor macivor: Relationships are the key to REAL ESTATE in Santa Clarita and Beyond - 09/21/08 02:11 PM
If you were to ask a room full of agents if they ever thought that they would be in this just for the short term. They would most all respond that is not how they are viewing their business. But their actions dictate differently. Some REO agents have just come about due to this current market. But they are not doing everything necessary to use this springboard to keep their business growing over the years following this Foreclosure Market. So with both types of agents, those that were before the current REO market and the ones that are just being made due to (0 comments)
connor macivor: Saugus CA, Foreclosure Opportunity, by RE/MAX of Santa Clarita and Paris911 - 08/26/08 08:48 AM
This beautiful home is located in Saugus CA. A Single Story home that is over 2400 square feet with a pool, spa and a rock waterfall. It is loaded to the gills with Granite in the kitchen and bathrooms. Many upgrades and shows very open and airy. With custom paint and a over sized three car garage - You will be amazed at the price! Offered by, top producing, RE/MAX of Santa Clarita and RE/MAX of Valencia and The Paris911 Team. We have your six covered when it comes to investing, buying, selling and any other of your Real Estate Needs. (0 comments)
connor macivor: Is which Real Estate Company as important as the Individual Real Estate Agent? - 08/20/08 06:43 PM
What a fantastic question and one worth discussion. We have been very active within the Real Estate News and Events community within the Four Boards we Serve and have access to their Databases of properties. With the Greater Los Angeles Board of Realtors, The Antelope Valley Board of Realtors, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors and the Ventura County Coastal Board of Realtors, we have not been quiet to say the least. Being "in the market" puts the Paris911 Team above all others that view themselves as Active Agents working within the Real Estate community as a whole. We want to (0 comments)
connor macivor: Downpayment assistance and 100% financing to end October 1, 2008 - RE/MAX and Paris911 - 07/30/08 12:36 PM
Hey all, if you have not heard here is the latest. I hate to be the one running through the streets yelling at the top of my lungs, the British are coming. The British may not be coming, and if they were I am not sure it would be a problem, but there are a couple of loan programs that our clients have been using successifully that are coming to an end. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3221, a wide sweeping piece of legislation that addresses a variety of housing related issues. On pages 479 - 481 of the bill, the elimination (0 comments)
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connor macivor: Santa Clarita Real Estate - Paris911.com is your "premium" resource. - 07/16/08 09:46 AM
As a boy, I remember the days of only two types of gasoline - Leaded and Premium. Every once in a while my dad would "treat", as he would say, our 1972 Pontiac Catalina with a 400 cubic inch engine with the Premium stuff. All along my dad saying that all of the gas trucks full up at the same pump. I also remember when get got our start in Real Estate back in the 1990's. We have seen other types of markets, but none as damaging as our current to the Industry as a whole. In these trying times the (0 comments)
connor macivor: Santa Clarita Valley Foreclosures, every Bank Owned property on the Market is here... - 07/15/08 05:24 PM
We at REMAX of Santa Clarita and REMAX of Valencia with the Paris911 Team are blessed to have such a great flow of clients looking to purchase, sell or invest in Real Estate. It is a perfect time for those of you that have been on the fence to seriously consider all of your options. I will attach a link below to a portal that will be populated with every single REO, Foreclosure and Lender Owned property on the market in all of the listed cities: Castaic Canyon Country Newhall Saugus Stevenson Ranch Valencia Acton Agua Dulce There you have it (0 comments)
connor macivor: Get back 25% of your agents commission...* - 07/03/08 03:32 PM
Don't shut me down yet... This was a recent attempt from a large Credit Union, which I am a member of, to get folks to use them for the financing part of Real Estate. What astounds me is that the "**********" contained in the ad that was described below. (the first asterisks on this blog) I understand that people are trying to get business anywhere they can. But what ever happened to making the deal on their end the best it can be. Doing that without attacking someone else's lively hood? Am I off base with this one??? What If I said, "use (3 comments)
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