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FREE Lunch & Learn Workshop for Military Realtors on Veterans Day! - 10/28/11 12:45 PM
Attention Real Estate Agents: What's better than a Lunch & Learn explaining tax strategies and money saving tips on Veteran's Day? It's a FREE lunch for active Military! To honor our military servicemen and servicewomen who have sacrified so much for us, we are extending an invitation for complimentary workshop and luncheon. Come join us on Friday November 11th at 11:30 am at Crush Restaurant & Wine Lounge in Solana Beach. Network with top industry professionals, enjoy a delicious meal at a ambiant new venue, and learn tips to keep your business in the black. Join us in success! We have only (2 comments)
"Taxes & Finance Strategies: Keep More Money in your Pocket" Lunch & Learn for Real Estate Professionals - 10/26/11 01:51 AM
Year-End Tax Saving Strategies: Before you send Uncle Sam a big, fat check next year, make sure that you have all your tax deductions in place by the end of this year! "It's now how much you make, it's how much of it you keep," says Rich Dad. Come and learn tax and financial strategies to cut your costs and keep THOUSANDS more of your $$$ hard-earned commissions. RSVP Here: http://lunch11nov.eventbrite.com FRIDAY Nov 11, 2011 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Crush Restaurant & Wine Lounge 437 S. Highway 101 Solana Beach, CA 92075 EA tax planner and preparer, specializing in (3 comments)
Short Sale Agents: Attend Bank of America Webinar - 10/25/11 03:38 AM
Bank of America is hosting an online webinar to discuss their short sales. This will be live and you are invited! B of A executives Bob Hora and Stephanie Lowe will discuss short sale realities and how they are helping homeowners through the process. They will also highlight recent short sale updates and Bank of America system enhancements. Date: Thursday, October 27 Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Eastern (1:30 - 2:30 pm Pacific) To register: Click here Learning about: System and process enhancements inspired by agent feedback The important roles of the listing agent, the investor and Bank of America (6 comments)
Who's on Spotify? - 10/24/11 05:12 PM
Spotify and GooglePlus are two new social media web sites that recently popped up. Do you have prospective clients on those sites? Should you even waste your time joining them? Author "nhata" responds: "Is it important to have a presence on as many sites as possible? In a word, yes. But how you interact within those sites is up to you. So what do you do? The first rule of Social Media is to go to where your business is. Meaning: stop talking to your REALTOR® buddies. Friends, family, current clients, past clients – wherever they are, you must be. Play (12 comments)
Lunch & Learn for Realtors: "Taxes & Finance Strategies: Keep More Money in your Pocket" - 10/19/11 01:21 AM
"It's now how much you make, it's how much of it you keep," says Rich Dad. Come and learn tax and financial strategies to cut your costs and keep more of your hard-earned commissions. EA tax planner and preparer, specializing in helping real estate professionals, Maria S. will update us on the latest deductions. She'll show us how the new laws will affect out tax filings, and the best strategies to use in organizing, tracking, and preparing your taxes. Top CFO specializing in small businesses, Trey Munday will show how to compile and read financial statements that matter to you. (1 comments)
REO Home Buyer Loses Home in Legal Battle - 10/18/11 03:24 PM
Buying an REO thinking you can get a great deal? Watch out! It may come unraveled if the title is discovered faulty. If you acquired the property via quit-claim deed, or with limited title insurance, you may have NO recourse and LOSE all the cash you put down!! Legal issues can come back and haunt you 5 or more years later. Agents, are you selling REO properties? Beware of title issues. Here's the scoop: Buyer of invalid foreclosure loses appeal to clear property title by KERRI PANCHUK "A man who bought a house that turned out to be (4 comments)
iPhone 4S demo & last Chance to RSVP for "Freedom Office" Lunch & Learn on FRIDAY! - 10/10/11 12:59 AM
Newsflash for Real Estate Professionals in San Diego area! Be the first to get the BRAND NEW iPhone 4S or the iPad at OUR EVENT Friday in Carlsbad. That's right, we'll have an AT&T rep available on hand to give you a hands-on demo before you buy. If you're an iPhone enthusiast, you already know that the new iPhone 4S will be released on Friday. Why wait in a long line? Come out to our event and you'll get a demo from a top AT&T pro. Bring your credit card to buy on the spot - it's personal service without a (4 comments)
California buyers & sellers: What can we do for you today? - 10/08/11 05:02 PM
"We've Got What You're Looking For!"Looking for your DREAM home? Find us hereThinking about Selling your house? Click hereIs your house underwater and not sure what to do? We can help!California Coast & Country Homes, Inc. is a real estate brokerage licensed by the state of California. With over 22 years of experience, a wealth of knowledge, and a "client first" philosophy, we are the first full-service brokerage to offer our agents the "Freedom Office". Our business position allows us to offer full training and support to our licensed Realtor Associates, in addition to the freedom and flexibility of a home-based (0 comments)
It's okay to say "Merry Christmas" - 10/03/11 01:29 PM
It's okay to say "Merry Christmas"! With our anti-Christian media being fueled so strongly by enemy forces, the basic fundamentals of our faith are constantly being challenged. Children no longer take a "Christmas break" and in many schools are NOT allowed to share why they celebrate Christmas. Sadly, Christmas is under attack like never before, as store clerks are told to say "Happy Holidays" so they won't offend non-Christians. Did you know that you have the RIGHT to say "Merry Christmas" and it's a positive message! It's not about the presents under the tree, the turkey dinner, or Santa Claus. It's (10 comments)
Get Re-Focused - 10/03/11 01:10 PM
If you've gotten bogged down in the day-to-day grind, and maybe your energy is a little bit deflated, how do you get back on track? How to get re-focused again? Well, ask yourself, do you have a deep passion for serving your clients? If you do, take a little break from the daily grind, find a quiet place with a paper and a pen, and brainstorm! This will give you the perspective of working ON your business instead of IN your business. (Refer to "The e-Myth Revisited" book by Michael Gerber.) Write down the goals you will have accomplished in 10 (5 comments)
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