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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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So much has changed in a few short years. It seems like only yesterday that buyers were coming through the office door wielding approval letters that far out paced their ability to pay. In those days, buyers found no doc, no verification, no down payment, no interest, no common sense loans available from anyone that had a dime to lend. They filled open houses, created a buying frenzy that rivaled filenes wedding dress rush and created a demand that spiked housing prices across the country. Then the bills came due, rates (53 comments)
Mom and Dad would gather up their brood and walk down the street to the home with the for sale sign. Communities grew. Walking around town just didn't do it anymore. We progressed
Newspapers began to carry "homes for sale". Sunday morning would be spent circling the possible choices. Mom and Dad would load the brood into the car and begin a journey from house to house. Sure, there were real estate agents available. Back in the day, they had books filled with mimeographed pages. They kept (0 comments)
This business of being a real estate agent is ever changing. There are more styles in this profession than any other. Agents not only come in all shapes and sizes....they all bring their baggage with them.
Now I will admit that I have neglected signing on and sharing thoughts lately. I have been busy. Spring has sprung and many of you have made the move to buy.....now. I don't know what they put in the water in this area, but some of those unidentified chemicals must have created buyer urgency. You know who you are and you have (59 comments)
The music seems to change, but the partner remains I have the opportunity to interact with many agents. Some have barely noticed a change in their success and others seem to be beaten down. Why is it that two people in the same office, in the same market, dealing with pretty much the same potential client pool realize wildly different results. At first blush, anyone can perceive a difference in attitude between the two agents. The successful agent is upbeat and positive. The less than successful agent seems to be downtrodden and negative. It would be easy (2 comments)
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.