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Real Estate Agent - R.I.M. Realty
From a knowlegeable home inspector in Virginia. Thanks, Jay!I tell my neighbors.  I tell my clients.  I tell everybody who will listen.  NEVER pressure wash a deck!  When the pressure-wash companies send their college kids to knock on my door to "wash" my deck, I tell them why they should not be ...
This morning's headline in the Benton County Daily Record: "Experts: Buyers Benefit." Median home prices in Benton and Washington counties in Northwest Arkansas are at a 7 year low. What a great time to buy a home! Ok, interest rates are at an all-time low and home prices have dipped, so it's eas...
So I walked into the office this morning and was glad to see Jerrod Driscoll in one of our vacant offices. Well, it's not vacant anymore. Jerrod got his licesnse last month. Congratulations, Jerrod! We are excited to have you a part of a network of professionals who spend everyday helping people ...
Thanks to Robin Rogers from San Antonio...Over the last few months, I've happened on a few more humorous descirptions of homes for sale on the MLS. Listing agents seem to have gotten better with spelling, at least. Here are some of the gems I've uncovered recently: Enjoy views of the park while s...
Jay's always got some great reads. Be sure you subscribe to his blogs... Here's another good economics lesson."The government has nothing to give to anybody that it doesn't first take from someone else."                                             Henry Hazlitt Would that everybody understood tha...
Just found this great info this morning. Thanks for letting me reblog, Rebecca!10 Places to Drop your Real Estate Content Like It's Hot   If you're looking for new readers, home buyers, and sellers, or a way to make an extra buck check out these 10 places to drop your content online and get rewar...
  Found this through Donna Schoby who reposted from Ginger Foust. Thanks Donna, and Ginger!   Sellers and Realtors: Staging Education, Part Six, Cleaning Part of my role as a professional home stager is to educate Home Sellers and Real Estate Agents about the realities of Home Staging.  Watching ...
This piece from Mollie is pertinent and adds dimension to our profession as real estate agents. Here is a short and useful read. "Don't get too close to me...I have a cold!" We have believed for so long that breathing the same air will spread germs, that it's almost a given. But if you talk to me...
So well said, I needed to reblog. Thanks, Leesa!I was out this week previewing homes for some clients I have coming in next week.  I am a firm believer in previewing homes BEFORE you actually take your clients through.  Why don't more agents do that I wonder? Anyhow, all of the homes were similar...
Had a great experience with a local agent and fellow AR blogger on Tuesday. As it turned out I was passing through Fayetteville and needed to stop at the Keller Williams office to leave a lockbox there. I walked through the door and talked with the agent covering the phones, but after we decided ...

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