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Same Story, Different Day - My Heart is Breaking! - 04/30/08 12:52 PM
The story is all too familiar today. I went on a listing appointment, the male seller is disabled and the female was temporarily off work from surgery. They were able to keep up on their payments but it was getting tight. So, they refinanced to help out in a pinch. Now we fast forward a few months, the second installment of the real estate taxes are due and they go on the last day to make the payment. The mortgage company already paid the taxes they are told. Now the mortgage company pays the insurance. Their payment skyrockets and they can't (3 comments)
Add dog sitter to my job description - 04/23/08 05:23 PM
I have had a showing scheduled for a week on one of my listings. The seller even asked me yesterday if I knew which agent was showing it. I get a call from the buyer's agent - "Hello Tammy, we're at the showing and there are dogs barking and we're not going in". "OK, I'll be right there, please wait". Showings are golden and I didn't want to lose it. While in route to the house I called my seller and explained the situation. She says "They won't bite, they're just babies but they might go the bathroom". Then she proceeds to (8 comments)
Susan G Komen Race For the Cure - Please Help!! - 04/22/08 10:07 PM
SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE - 2008 Here it is that time again. I am asking all of my friends and family and their friends and family to join me and thousands of others on Saturday June 21, 2008 for the St Louis Race for the Cure! Did you know that 10 million people around the world could die from breast cancer in the next 25 years! Did you know that there are 2.5 MILLION of us survivors in the United States today. We've come a long way but there is still a mountain to climb. Most (0 comments)
What we can do for Earth Day - 04/22/08 11:48 AM
Earth Day is Today Unless you have been asleep for several days you know that today is Earth Day. Earth Day is a day dedicated to the environmental health of our planet. In 1990 Earth Day became an international event on April 22. If you are anything like me I would see the Earth Day articles and news clips and they would go in one ear and out the other. For some reason this year I have waken up and taken notice. You are starting to hear things about homes that are green and turning green. This does not mean green (0 comments)
Insurance angents and Earthquake Insurance - 04/18/08 12:16 PM
If you read my blog this morning, I was talking about the earthquake in Illinois. I am working on getting a new construction closed today and need the insurance policy to close. The agents secretary told the lender that he had over 50 voice messages this morning before he even got to the office with inquiries about if they have earthquake insurance! I guess it's probably a good day for insurance sales! (0 comments)
A lot of shaking going on in the Midwest! - 04/18/08 08:40 AM
At 4:37 a.m this morning there was an earthquake that measured 5.2 centered in New Salem, IL. I realize that may seem small to some of you on the West Coast but here in the midwest it's pretty big. I woke up feeling my house shaking and and didn't really realize what was going on. When I finally got up this morning, I got on the internet right away and sure enough it was an earthquake. The news says it was felt across several states. There doesn't appear to be much damage. I guess across this wonderful country of ours we all (6 comments)
Spring into Spring - 04/17/08 11:07 AM
I am keeping focused and positive about the market this spring/summer! As the weather is getting warmer here in Illinois we are seeing more buyers out and about. I am ready for and am expecting a great year. Interest rates are still wonderful, there are a lot of homes to choose and the time is right. I think we need to fight back on all the negative press and see the glass as half full instead of half empty. Keep positive and it will happen! (0 comments)
SAFEMLS - 04/04/08 03:57 PM
Just checking to see if anyone else uses the key fobs for passwords to get onto their MLS? It never fails that someone will call me while I am in the middle of something and want information on a property. The race begins as I start in one room and run to another to locate my key fob in my purse to only run to the computer to log on and find the property. As I am huffing and puffing and the person on the other end of the phone is wondering what I am doing for so long, I finally (6 comments)
Baseball Season - 04/01/08 09:48 PM
What more than the start of baseball season around the country says springtime more? Here is to all of you having a remarkable spring selling season! I know that we all may be rooting for our own teams but we are all on the same team! Tammy Anderson-Owens RE/MAX Preferred http://www.MetroEastLiving.com
Featured Realtors: Tammy Anderson Owens, and Rick Owens, Your Greater St Louis, and Metro East Illinois experts when it comes to your Home. Buyers and Sellers agree - Re Max Alliance and GatewayHomeTeam are the Metro East Experts,
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