south dakota: Should everyone be treated equal? - 08/29/07 11:01 PM
There is a new trend in Rapid City, South Dakota which I'm sure has been going on in big cities for years -- marketing to the elite, high dollar clients.  Obviously the benefits of reaching this market are higher commissions and most likely more demanding clients but I still find this marketing pill a little difficult to swallow.
If you can excuse my momentary jump to my soapbox I will explain my thoughts:
In my opinion, specilization in only one class of clients not only puts that agent at higher risk of violating equal housing opportunity regulations but also creates a tiny bit bigger wedge … (24 comments)

south dakota: I'm in print - Thanks Ralph! - 08/24/07 06:53 PM
Today I had a surprise visit from the UPS truck - which around my house is somewhat reminiscent of the Wells Fargo Wagon in The Music Man..."It could be curtains, or dishes, or a double boiler!  Or is could be - yes it could be, somethin' special - JUST FOR ME!"
I was happy and excited to have received my copy of the new book by fellow Active Rainer, Ralph Roberts, Foreclosure Investing for DUMMIES!
Ralph had contacted me awhile back to be his South Dakota contact person to be listed in his upcoming publication!  I graciously accepted as I also have a fairly … (3 comments)

south dakota: My client's house got washed away in a flood! - 08/19/07 02:43 PM
Western South Dakota has a wicked thunder storm Friday evening (Aug. 17th) but I had not idea until I read the local paper this morning that some areas had actually experienced flash floods. 
I just sold a manufactured home on a permanent foundation a couple months ago on Ferguson Street in Hermosa and that street was flooded and all the residents were taken to a temporary shelter.  I cannot reach my clients by phone or email so I am very anxious to hear from them.
The previous owners of this house were not required to have flood insurance so at the time … (7 comments)


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