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builder: Top performers: - 10/10/11 02:05 PM
Know their stuff. They put regular effort into ensuring they excel at their jobs. If you want to be a top performer, you cannot be the person who checks out at 4:55 PM every day. You must exercise extra effort with your career, building the right reputation of commitment and passion. Focus on the right stuff. Top performers contribute to tasks essential to the organization's success. Top performers make themselves valuable by exceling at tasks given to them and by focusing on how they can extend their role within their company. Build a reputation for being helpful. Top performers are widely known and respected (1 comments)
builder: Our mission, should you decide to accept it…-Passing it along! - 09/30/11 12:13 PM
Our mission, should you decide to accept it… We have to be the sun. When you get up to start your day as a Realtor, a lender or builder or anyone else involved in selling real estate today, know that your ability to communicate the facts, and help people take advantage of this historic opportunity to own a home has a profoundly positive impact on the economy of our country. You are the stimulus that will turn things around. –Kate Wilson
It is so imperative for each and every person living in the United States to understand what is happening in the current housing industry. No matter who it is, we are all affected by the housing market;, if you are not employed in a field associated with the industry, then you are a current home owner or at least aspire to own a home someday. The health of the economy has been directly related to housing for generations. We need to do whatever we can to support keeping loan limits where they are, help to bring back reasonable lending practices (0 comments)
Below is a recent article I wanted to share with you from Mr. Rohn. My results are amazing when I follow his advice and yours will be too. Enjoy!!
Success Is Easy, But So Is Neglect by Jim Rohn
People often ask me how I became successful in that six-year period of time while many of the people I knew did not. The answer is simple: The things I found to be easy to do, they found to be easy not to do. I found it easy to set the goals that could change my life. They found (3 comments)
How does this affect you??? It may take the appraisers a little longer to complete the report as this is a change and there may be questions about how it is to be applied. It may change the complexion of the loan by creating a higher risk (The borrower has applied for a 95% loan and is preapproved; the property code comes back with a C-5 rating, What is the underwriter going to do??)
My advice: Look at these codes, look at your listings and see (9 comments)
There's blind luck, crazy luck and then there's get up every morning at 5:30 and sweat the details luck.Few people actually stumble into wealth. It takes persistence, tenacity and a tireless work ethic. In the end, luck has little to do with success. It takes experience and hard work. Pure and simple. Just dont forget..... (6 comments)
Warren Buffett has the best attitude and belief in a forward idealism. He has been buying amid all the sharp declines in the market and still does not see anything that suggests another downturn is emerging, and he is a legendary investor. Perhaps he has the theory that promoting negativity is a self predicting prophecy.
Buffet told a magazine that he understood why Standard & Poor’s lowered its outlook on the credit rating of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, but said he disagreed with the premise-“the downgrade of the United States credit rating.....” If we have never (3 comments)
builder: PRO'S of using a Mortgage lender VS a Bank! - 06/22/11 10:02 AM
The majority of homeowners turn to banks when it comes time to get a mortgage. They are the most obvious choice, mainly because home loan services are usually offered at the customer's primary banking institution. However, borrowers who have trouble qualifying or need to finance tricky deals will often get turned away at banks. So for these people, using a mortgage broker is often the next best option. Of course, pricing with mortgage brokers can be just as competitive as a bank, so long as the broker doesn't take too much off the top. Wholesale rates are actually much cheaper than (0 comments)
builder: Here are some great tips to delight YOUR customers: - 06/17/11 12:52 PM
Here are some great tips to delight our customers: 1. Notice your customers.2. Look good and feel good.3. Greet them by saying "Hello". "Good morning", "Welcome" or "How may I help you today?"4. Smile.5. Give the customer your full attention6. Provide the customer with what he or she needs, and offer alternatives.7. If you don't know, say "Let me check for you".8. If the customer is upset, remain calm, listen, apologize and take action.9. Thank every customer and ask "Can I be of further help?" (2 comments)
builder: Why you should refinance! - 06/17/11 12:05 PM
Reasons you should refinance: Want to lower your monthly payments? CASH out on your home equity to lower debts or etc... Change you loan program- from adjustable rate to a FIXED rate If your income has income has changed over the past few years & you are able to make higher payments to build your equity quicker! (4 comments)
builder: Free Tax Help Available Nationwide - 02/07/11 05:16 PM
WASHINGTON - Over 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year as the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its partnerships with nonprofit and community organizations providing vital tax preparation services for low- to moderate-income and elderly taxpayers. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to people who earn less than $49,000. The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program offers free tax help to taxpayers who are 60 and older. Today, partners and local officials will be hosting news conferences or issuing news releases nationwide to highlight the Earned Income Tax Credit (0 comments)
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