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I love my name tag! Ok I said it! I like when people can take directly to me about real estate, I also like that they know my name right off. I will admit that if I happen to be working outside and look well let's just say a little grubby I will opt out of the name tag. I wish the world would wear name tags (insert Seinfeld comment here) ok not everyone wants to wear one, But let's consider a world of name tags let's say you like dressing your animals up like humans and your (17 comments)
We went to the Auburn Fairs annual smash up derby on Sunday and I have to say it was a very learning experience. Ok; I know what you're thinking Sandy how much can you learn from watching cars smash into one another? Well let me explain If you where there then you notice the two cars that stood out the most that was the pink car (I love whenever a man can claim pink as his color) and the green car (looking slightly 80's to me)
they were truly the shiniest cars out there, and everyone kept saying (1 comments)
10 Biggest Selling Myths Uncovered - 09/07/08 12:06 PM
10 Biggest Selling Myths Uncovered Selling a house can be a bit like having a baby -- everyone gives you advice that may or may not be true for you. Here are ten myths uncovered:1. Myth: You should always price your home high and gradually lower it if it doesn't sell.Truth: Pricing too high can be as bad as pricing too low.You may think by listing high you can always accept a lower offer, but if you do, you'll miss the buyers looking in the price range where your home should be. Offers may not even come in, because interested buyers (1 comments)
10 Steps to selling a home - 09/07/08 12:37 AM
STEP 1 - DEFINE NEEDS Write down all the reasons for selling your home. Ask yourself, "Why do I want to sell and what do I expect to accomplish with the sale?" For example, reasons for selling include: a growing business that needs more space or a job opportunity that necessitates a move to another city. Things you want to accomplish with the sale may include the time frame in which you'd like to sell or a particular profit margin. Work with your real estate agent to map out the best path to achieve your objectives and set a realistic time (0 comments)
In preparing your house to sell, ask yourself over and over if your house looks like someone else's dream house. Houses in move-in condition tend to be inviting to buyers; houses that are like new typically sell the fastest and procure the best price.With that in mind, here are a few things to consider when getting ready to sell:ExteriorRemember the 60-second rule: that's all the time you have to create a good first impression! Mow the lawn, rake leaves, trim trees and shrubs that keep light out of the house and remove dead plants. Pick up tools, garbage cans, hoses, (0 comments)
If anyone has purchased a Fujitsu that you know we are a small crowd. Most start with one than relies how hard it is to get it repaired and ultimately upgrade to something easier to repair. Because you probly purchased it at Best Buy it usably has to be sent from Best Buy to Texas to be repaired. (Not good unless you are in Texas) Well I am here to say I have an IT guy that is close to me and that not only dose warranty repairs for Fujitsu's he has parts on hand for minor repairs!! His name (0 comments)
Moving with Pets - 09/04/08 01:39 PM
Moving into your new home is very exciting, for your entire family!! But did you know that introducing your dog into a new home can be incredibly stressful for them? Fortunately, there are a lot of things that we can do to make this transition easier on them, which in the end makes it easier on us! There are a lot of things that you can do to make the move less stressful on your pet. When moving, if possible, it would be a good idea to leave the dog with a friend they know. This will keep the dog out (0 comments)
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