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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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advice: While You're Waiting for Your House to Sell--Clean It! - 11/09/08 08:25 PM
Okay, it's cold outside--in most places. Either way now is a great time to take care of some things on the inside while you are trying to sell your house--every little bit helps. For those you you not selling, these things will help keep your house in working order as well. One area I usually think I do a good job on is the kitchen, but I usually forget about the refridgerator. Pull the fridge out and clean in the back--nasty, I know, but necessary! Wipe off the coils and vacuum back here--don't forget the front grille area where lots of (0 comments)
advice: Learning to say "no" --it's just a matter of time - 08/15/08 09:44 PM
When I started this profession I was eager to please--and broke. So, as you can imagine, I was quick to jump on the phone-either anwering it at the office or making the dreaded cold calls. I very quickly realized that all of a sudden my schedule was no longer mine--as soon as I started to obtain clients, they quickly sucked up my schedule in their vacuum cleaners. I was a puppet on a string and, for a while, glad to be one to get business. Instantly changing plans, coming home late, leaving home late, leaving home early to meet clients because (7 comments)
advice: Buyers are afraid to buy and seller afraid to sell - 08/12/08 05:40 PM
Okay, we all know that the economy isn't doing so well right now. The bad blairs from our televisions every minute--great ratings for them! But is all the news accurate and is it keeping buyers from buying and sellers from selling? I say yes. The media has created a fear--I think an unrealistic fear. Yes, in response to a failing economy, it may be a good idea to invest more conservatively and wait to sell a home so you don't take a bath on any equity you may have. Wallets are tightening across the country, but, banks still have money to (1 comments)
I hope you will find some useful and insightful information about Real Estate and how it pertains to life in general. Real Estate, our lives, and our economy all seem to be connected in one way or another and I am glad to be involved! Hope to hear from you!
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.