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I'm Going to Try This! - 11/28/11 02:38 PM
I've read that more and more agents are taking their mobile offices to places like Starbucks because of access to wifi and the opportunity to meet new people. I am going to allow about 1.5 hours out of my day this week to work from my mobile office at Starbucks. Armed with by tablet, iPhone and a smile, I will see if I can gather any leads. Who wants to try it with me: Free wifi, coffee & lattees available, opportunity to network & gather leads! (5 comments)
My Black Friday Tip - 11/25/11 12:23 PM
I didn't go shopping today but I do have a tip that is just as good as some of the Black Friday deals. You can send text messages that don't count toward your monthly allotment because not everyone has an unlimited text messaging plan. You might have a client that prefers to communicate through text and forgets that sending numerous texts a day can add up. You can send text to an email address because each carrier has an email address that you can use with your client's email address. AT&T - email@example.com Verizon - firstname.lastname@example.org Sprint - email@example.com T-Mobile - firstname.lastname@example.org (0 comments)
East Texas Holiday Happenings! - 11/25/11 10:42 AM
Don't forget to hop on the Texas State Railroad at either the Palestine or Rusk depot. Currently, there are several excursion options: Pineywoods Steam Excursion - children tickets start at $38 The Polar Express - children tickets start at $20 RV park & campgrounds are also nearby and are perfect for a weekend getaway or family reunion. Premium seating and a snack cart are available. Many more options are available for schools and other groups. For more information, visit www.TexasStateRR.com (0 comments)
Holiday Events in East Texas - Christmas in the Village - 11/18/11 06:16 PM
Christmas in the Village Breckenridge Village of Tyler (BVT) will host its annual holiday event, Christmas in the Village - A Lighting of the Campus, on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Christmas in the Village allows for BVT residents to showcase their talents through art and music, all the while providing community members with a better understanding of the special individuals served through Breckenridge Village. The residents look forward to this event all year, and enjoy making new friends and being able to celebrate the holidays with others. Throughout the event, BVT residents take part in selling t-shirts, Christmas cards and (0 comments)
Benefit for Habitat for Humanity - 11/17/11 06:48 AM
Here is the perfect opportunity to support a local non-profit, Habitat for Humanity, while at the same time enjoy some great musical entertainment. Thursday, November 17, 2011, The 2nd Annual Heroes & Hope Benefit Concert will take place at First Presbyterian Church, 230 W Rusk in Tyler, TX at 7pm. Admission is $35 and the featured guest is Monte Maxwell, Chapel Organist and Director of Chapel Music, U.S. Naval Academy. Call 903-595-6630, ext. 11, for more info. (1 comments)
Tyler, Texas Holiday Happenings - 11/16/11 02:50 AM
The Junior League of Tyler presents Mistletoe & Magic - White Christmas from Nov. 16th-19th at Harvey Hall Convention Center. This is an annual event that features a collection of specialty stores and shops. Vendors come from coast to coast to offer some of the best items for holiday shopping. General admission is $8 per day. Tickets can also be purchased for the Preview Party on Wednesday evening and brunches featuring style shows and preview shopping. Mistletoe & Magic times are: Nov 17 & 18, 12-9pm; Nov 19, 9:30am-5pm. Harvey Hall is located at 2000 W. Front St, Tyler, TX. (0 comments)
HOLIDAY HAPPENS IN THE ROSE CAPITAL OF TEXAS - 11/15/11 06:01 AM
With so many events planned between now and Christmas, I thought that I would share them with you on a daily basis. Santa Land is a Christmas drive-thru park located off of Interstate 20W at Exit 557. The exact address is: 11455 I-20W, Tyler, TX 75706-4842. For $20 per car or $30 per commercial van, you & your family/friends can experience the sights and sounds of Christmas and over 20 million lights. Also for $10 per person, you can ride on Santa's trailer through the park. Santa Land welcomes everyone from November 1-January 4, 2012 (6-10:30pm). (0 comments)
Become the owner of this new 3/2/2 in Flint, TX near Lake Palestine. Only $120,000. It offers 1868 sq ft and was built in 2004. Also qualifies for HUD's $100 down payment. Contact Tanya Redic for more details at (903) 484-4109 or Tanya@SoldByTanyaRedic.com. More pics available (2 comments)
$100 Down Payment is Back! - 11/02/11 09:32 AM
The timing is perfect for those looking to get into a home during the Holidays for little out of pocket! HUD's $100 down payment initiative is back in Texas. Those purchasing a HUD Home with FHA financing, can pay only $100 down instead of the usual 3.5%. There is a catch. The purchase price must be at least the asking price. Imagine being able to get into this HUD Home for $100 but that is if your closing costs are no more than 3% of the sales price. HUD will pay up to 3% of closing costs and (1 comments)
Maybe It's Time to Become a Landlord - 11/02/11 09:15 AM
It just might be that time. If you need to sell your home and the buyers aren't coming, consider renting out your home so that you can make that move. In some markets, home prices continue to decline so it isn't a good time to sell unless you have been in your home long enough to have equity. Unfortunately, too many homeowners are "under water". Homeowners who decide to become landlords and rent out their property must make sure that the rent will cover the carrying costs. Having to pay each month to cover a shortage can be expected but generating (2 comments)
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