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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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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
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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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.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Multiple Offers - 09/17/09 10:07 AM
Having to call someone and let them know the house they wanted is no longer available is always tough to do. I can empathize with them, having seen it first hand way too many times. Unfortunately the market we’re in dictates that if you want the house, you have to put your best foot forward. And you can’t hesitate for even a day, because someone else could beat you to it. One may think that getting into a multiple offer scenario is something they want to avoid, but it doesn’t always mean the buyer is paying over and above the asking (5 comments)
Negotiation - 09/17/09 10:04 AM
Did you know that negotiation is a service I provide, that if utilized properly can give you the competitive edge? It can amount to thousands of dollars in your pocket. When presenting offers, I often pick up crucial information that might otherwise be never revealed through email and fax. A seller for example who doesn't want to miss out on the 'other' house, or a causal remark that they were thinking of leaving the appliances anyway. These are just two quick examples of the importance of having your REALTOR present all possible offers. Do you have examples where your presence (0 comments)
Condo Purchase - 09/17/09 10:00 AM
I was recently approached by a friend, who required some direction on the purchase of his first condo. 'Michael' had visited the showrooms of a nearby developer and had received some encouraging news about "some really cheap pre-construction prices". But as a prudent purchaser faced with one of his biggest investments, Michael wrote to me asking for some advice on what questions he needs to ask the builder, and if I had any tips for him. I've been to many presentation centres, where they showcase only the finest construction materials, and show you wonderful pictures, models and plans of site in (0 comments)
Presenting Favourably - 09/17/09 09:52 AM
Did you know that when you are represented by CENTURY 21, you get a great name and professional image? We are well trusted and are regular contributors to our wonderful community. On top of that, CENTURY 21 is in 60 countries with over 8,800 offices and 145,000 global agents. You want the best representation? Trust me; we truly are the local experts! Ready 2 Move? (0 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.