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6 Types of Personalities - 01/27/10 12:27 PM
Real estate is all about people and helping people (as it is with any career). There are all kinds of people that a real estate professional can work with. There are short people and tall people, young people and old people, skinny people and not so skinny people (is that politically correct to say?), people with tatooes and people without tattooes, people who wear rings on their fingers and people who wear rings on their toes (do you know anyone who does?). There are just so many different people. And then there are just so many different types of personalities that (2 comments)
7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Give Up (either) - 01/25/10 02:21 PM
Are you facing any difficulties? Have they got you to the point of wanting to throw up your arms and quit? There was a man born into poverty. If that wasn't enough, his family lost their home. If that wasn't enough, he had to work to keep the family afloat. If that wasn't enough, his mother died. If that wasn't enough, his business failed. If that wasn't enough, he ran for office and lost. If that wasn't enough, he borrowed some money to get back into business and went bankrupt. If that wasn't enough, he ran for office again and won, (1 comments)
Mother Lode Real Estate "Must Reads" for January - 01/21/10 02:17 PM
This blog post is the next in a continuing monthly series where I'll pass on some information of interest that you may not get the opportunity to see otherwise. (There are links to the other fourteen posts in this series at the end of this one.) It won't take you long to check out the three articles and one classified ad site covering real estate, blogging, online marketing and more. 10% of wealthier homeowners are delinquent on their mortgages from Real Trends. We hear a lot about the "great recession" being over and the economy turning around, but do the numbers (2 comments)
A City Worth a Closer Look - 01/19/10 04:22 PM
Here's a novel idea on how to make your house more appealing. Paint whatever features you like. They did it in this Italian city (see below). Thanks to @GuyKawasaki for tweeting this video.
County Permit Process Problem - 01/15/10 01:18 PM
Tuolumne County was highlighted in the news recently (see below). The delay in processing permits is being blamed on staff reductions and the inability to master new technology. Thanks to News 10 Sacramento for providing this video. (0 comments)
9 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Sonora - 01/13/10 02:18 PM
I've been living in the Sierra foothill town of Sonora, California for more than a dozen years now. Just to show you how much my wife and I knew about the area prior to our arrival, the greater Sonora area is known/referred to as the "Mother Lode" due to it's rich history and gold mining past. Thus, "Mother Lode" is used often whether it be included in a school's name, in a story in the local newspaper, etc. And so my wife really thought it was a woman/mom who owned the whole county called "Mother Lode." (Chuckle, chuckle.) This thinking was (0 comments)
Final Lake Tulloch Area Residential Sales Stats (2009) - 01/12/10 02:58 PM
I've got the final Lake Tulloch / Copperopolis area residential sales statistics for 2009 for you to see in four clickable graphs. As usual, the first three graphs cover three years including 2008, 2009 and 2010. The first graph spells out the Residential Unit Sales. The second graph highlights Residential Sales Volume. And the third graph shows Residential Average Sales Price. And finally, the fourth graph focuses on the price range breakdown of Residential Units Sold through January 12, 2010. Before you click on the graphs, here are some of the numbers in simple black and white... Total Residential Unit Sales: (0 comments)
On Top of the World in God's Country - 01/08/10 02:21 PM
If you've never been up to Sonora Pass in the Sierra's (9,624 ft. elevation), have I got a video for you. Thanks to Rick, Derek and Napier for posting it on youtube. It's a little over a minute and a half. Also includes some shots of Sonora, Columbia and Jamestown. They don't call it God's country for nothing. Enjoy.
Mother Lode Real Estate Statistics (Final 2009) - 01/06/10 02:21 PM
I've got the final Mother Lode market numbers for last year for you to look at today. To begin with, you'll notice the overall sales picture including all sales classes. CLICK HERE to view December 2009 compared to December 2008. CLICK HERE to view January-December 2009 compared to January-December 2008. You'll also want to notice the graphs including the Mother Lode Residential Unit Sales through December 2009 graph versus the previous five years (clickable picture 1 on the above left) along with the Mother Lode Residential Volume Sales graph versus the previous five years (clickable picture 2 on the right) and (0 comments)
3 Ways to Get Off to a Good Start - 01/04/10 05:21 PM
What's the most important part of any race? Some would say it's the finish line and crossing the finish line first. Others would say it's between the lines and especially after your second wind kicks in. Still others would say it's at the starting gate where races are either won or lost. I agree with the last group. Without a good start, in many instances, you can kiss the rest of the race goodbye. So how are you starting your race this year (career-wise)? Get off to a good start in the following three ways... (1) Add something new. Make room (1 comments)
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