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Soldiers Reunion Day - Newton NC - August 19, 2010 - 08/18/10 03:56 PM
That's that time again in Newton, NC! Tomorrow is the 121st Soldiers' Reunion Day held in Newton, NC. Things kick off at 9am tomorrow with a whole day of events, shows and food! The main event is the Soldiers' Reunion Parade which begins at 5:00pm If you're new to the area, this is something that you truly don't want to miss! And when you get hungry, don't forget to come visit me at the First United Methodist Church Newton to grab an excellent hamburger or hotdog, along with all the fixin's and some tasty desserts, too. I'll be cooking most of (0 comments)
I'm Gay. Will You Be My REALTOR®? - 08/17/10 09:35 PM
Okay, so I get a phone call from a lady that has found some houses on the Internet that she'd like to take a look at and she was looking for an agent that could help in purchasing a home. "Well, I'd be glad to help," I said, "what properties have you got picked out?" Then she says that before we get to that, she's got some questions for me. Sounds reasonable, right? So, she begins by saying, "I've got a fiancee." Okay, I said. "and my fiancee is a woman." Okay, I said. So she continues with "is that going (27 comments)
Soldiers Reunion - Cruisin' & Car Show - Newton, NC - 08/14/10 01:20 PM
It's time again for Newton, NC's Soldiers Reunion Crusin' & Car Show!The fun starts tomorrow, Sunday, August 15th, 2010 in downtown Newton, NC.The Car Show begins at 2:30pm and the crusin' starts at 6:30p Cars will start rollin' in a lot earlier though, and I'll be at First United Methodist Church Newton, serving up hamburgers, hotdogs and all the fixin's from lunch on, so come enjoy the day and get some great food, too!The Soldiers Reunion has been going on since 1889 and is actually a week long event, consisting of various activities throughout the week, mostly in the evening hours, (2 comments)
When Bad Listing Photos of Homes go Good - 08/12/10 11:38 AM
Inspired by Jennifer Prestwich's post, What's with the Pictures on the MLS? (sorry, non-ActiveRainers, it's a member's only post), I thought I'd write the 'other side of the story of, at least some, bad MLS photos. BTW, if you want to see some really bad MLS photos, just type in 'bad MLS photos' in google and enjoy I've seen some pretty bad listing photos in my time, too. If the goal of the seller is to get the best price out of the home in the shortest amount of time, then it's generally a good idea to a) stage the (5 comments)
Real Estate Agency Ain't Dead Yet! - 08/09/10 09:32 AM
I just read an article by James A. Crumbaugh, III, the CEO of Allison James Estates and Homes agency, entitled, Will the Real Estate Industry Cease to Exist? Simply put, this is another doom and gloom outlook on not only the death of the real estate agent, but in this article the death of the entire industry, as we know it.After reading, I just had to write something because these always get a bit under my skin. It amazes me how someone in the industry and is apparently extremely successful at it can actually think so little of it. Don't get (6 comments)
Carolyn Capalbo Is A REALTOR In Northern Virginia That Needs Your Help - 08/04/10 02:40 PM
Here is a post via Lisa Udy about a fellow REALTOR, Carolyn Capalbo, an agent in Northern Virginia, and how someone can be adversely affected just for sharing a common name with someone that has become "infamous." This is NOT identity theft, just having the misfortune of sharing a name, folks. This post, as well as the other re-blogs of it, are the Active Rainers attempt to help our Carolyn get back on the right track and get her business back in line. If you're reading this, please click back to the original and reblog if on AR or get permission (0 comments)
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