blue ridge log homes: Blue Ridge,GA Fathers Day - 06/15/08 12:08 AM
Today is already started with a surprise! My seven year old had the idea of serving me breakfast in bed for a Father's Day surprise. It was a surprise to find that the main course was a PBJ sandwich served with Doritos amd a Diet Coke. It was the most thought out meal I have had in along time. I know it was made with love. My 16 year daugther will celebrate with me in a few hours, I am sure.

blue ridge log homes: North Georgia Real Estate Report - 06/09/08 12:44 PM
This is not really a North Georgia Real Estate Report, but I thought it sounded like a good heading. I have
noticed a little more activity her around Blue Ridge,Georgia in the last few weeks. I am getting a lot of
folk looking on one end or the other end of the price range. I have two clients looking to buy now, but
they both have vacation plans to go out of the country, so I am on hold. There are more people looking
at buying distressed homes as well.

blue ridge log homes: Gas Game in Blue Ridge, Georgia - 06/09/08 12:38 PM
I am getting a little tired of watching gas prices go up 2 to 3 times a day at store that haven't received a
new shipment in a week. I know business is business, but in school I learned that unit cost + profit=
sales price. People are taking advantage of other by practicing this policy. I will not buy anything else
other than gas at these predator's store.

blue ridge log homes: IT Tools used in Real Estate - 06/06/08 04:19 PM
I have been looking atr widgets,SEO's,link exchanges, etc and I have decided to let my peers guide me through this exercise, because I am lost. I hate to sound like an idiot, but I am lost as to how much money to spend and where to spend it. It is a whole lot easier to go buy a new shirt or anything else, than it is to spend money on an item you cannot see. Please HELP,I am totally lost.

blue ridge log homes: Seller know best? - 06/03/08 10:45 AM
I have one Sellers who I can't seem to make really happy with anything I do or don't do. If I make a
flyer , it is all wrong. if I run a classified ad ,it's wrong. If I place signage, it's wrong. If I ask about
pricing the home realistically, I am wrong! I am at the end of my rope.

With all the resources I have through RE/MAX, You would think that there might be something they
would like, but NO. I am wrong to fire them as a customer. I feel like they … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Making Leads count Blue Ridge GA - 05/31/08 12:29 PM
All the Realtors in the free world know that lead generation is very important,but we somehow forget to
follow through. I must confess that I am guilty of this offense! I have spent thousands of dollars on a
website, print ads ,billboards , and many other advertising methods only to forget about the follow
through. I heard another agent telling a story about losing a lead in his car for a week and losing the
client because he did call back soon enough.
I know that Blue Ridge , Ga is still having better times … (1 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Blue Ridge GA - 05/29/08 07:18 AM
In Blue Ridge, There are many homes on the market. The problem is that the good ones are all taken and
sub-standard homes are left. I showed 12 homes yesterday and all of them had issues in one way or
another. My customers are not that hard to please and would buy a little better than average price home
if it was price competitive.

I think the banks will not loan good builders or bad builders money on speculative homes and it has
thinned the herd of well built homes. It is tough to sell homes , … (1 comments)

blue ridge log homes: B.O.H.P Sex Ed Assault Training - 05/24/08 03:06 PM
I am always looking for a free and easy way to obtain continuing ed credit, and in Blue Ridge,GA our local
Board of Realtors gives a class about once a month. This month was "Assault Awareness" I thought it
was for men and women,but only 2 guys were in the class and I found out way rather quickly. The

instructor was a cop who taught women how to protect themselves in a bad situation. Don't get me
wrong I am all for looking out for sick-os but this guy was way over the top. … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Trademark Properties - 05/24/08 02:39 PM
Last July, I loaded up my 75 year old Dad to travel to Charleston, SC to witness the unveiling of Richard
Davis's latest and greatest real estate franchise or partnership opportunity. We were also promised one
of the first copies of his new book. If you do not know who Richard Davis is, He was the flashy Developer
from Charleston who was on HGTV's "Flip this House". He has a lot of charisma and a high energy staff,
but they are not living up to their end of the deal.
In the world I live in, you … (9 comments)

blue ridge log homes: The Dangers of Showing Unlisted Properties - 05/19/08 07:34 PM
Yesterday, I got a call from a gentleman whom I had never met before wanting to look at my listing. I
didn't think the listing was what he was looking for, so I proceeded to start driving around showing him
some other properties. I could not get him to commit to signing a Buyer's Agreement, but I showed him
about 5 tracts of land that I thought would meet his need. I noticed every time we stopped he was
writing the agents name and number down. I was starting to get a little pi**ed off and didn't … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: COCKY OR CONFIDENT - 05/18/08 12:55 AM
I sometimes feel a little over confident, some might even consider it to be cocky. In the words of Kid Rock" You know it ain't cocky if you can back it up", I back it up most of the time. My whole strategy is not to shot my mouth off if ther is no way to win.
Confidence is the key to selling, Being cocky is not. I have to back away from the edge of cocky attitude on a daily basis. I also feel that other people in my field can tell the difference in the two.
education,knowledge, and respect are traits … (1 comments)

blue ridge log homes: MY WIFE - 05/11/08 03:18 AM
My wife is really taken for granted in many ways.
1. My 2 children and I forget about what makes her happy most of the time.
2. We forget that she chases kids, gets the groceries, pays the bills, helps me in my real estate and       
    home building business in Blue Ridge ,Georgia.
3. Gives her time away to make the rest of us happy.
4. She takes time to give to her friends, she listens to troubles, cares for them when they are ill, and 
    watches over their children when they are not able or have … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: What Is Happening In Blue Ridge Georgia! - 04/28/08 08:28 AM
There ia a lot going on in Blue Ridge Georgia theses days. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is going strong and is running several times daily. Most of the horseback riding companies are open now and riding on a daily basis. The Ocoee River rafting companies are now also open. Downtown Blue Ridge Georgia  is full of great shops and restaurants that offer great menus for any taste. Blue Ridge Georgia has been named as a top second home spot by just about everyone. Isn't it time you take a trip to the North Georgia Mountians of Blue Ridge Georgia? … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Another day in Blue Ridge Georgia - 04/24/08 01:05 AM
One more day until Friday, The weeks seems to come and go. Again , this week is spring festival weekend in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Memorial Day weekend is Arts in the Park here in Blue Ridge it is a real highlight for everyone here in North Georgia. There is a hugh collection of different types of artwork from around the country, and tons of good food. It is a lot of fun for all. … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Caravan Cookout - 04/23/08 01:20 PM
What better way to end a caravan than to have a cook -out with all the trimmings at a great home. Our clients went all out with this party! I hope they decide to list another home real soon. I know all the Realtors in our office were buzzing about it. I think next time we will invite other companies to join in on the fun. … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: North georgia mountains in blue ridge - 04/22/08 03:43 PM
The North Georgia Mountains in Blue Ridge are beautiful this time of year. Most people like to see the Mountains here in Blue Ridge during the fall,  when the leaves are changing colors. I like seeing the leaves back on the trees here in Blue Ridge. The  North Georgia mountains  look just as beautiful  blooming ,as  they are when changing colors for fall. There are a lot of homes on the real estate  market, here in North Georgia mountains of Blue ridge. Come see the North Georgia Mountains in Blue Ridge for yourself and see if you don't fall in love … (1 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Recruiting - 04/22/08 01:12 PM
While I live in a small town, the real estate business is big.  Our local economy is driven by the North Georgia Property market. Blue Ridge Georgia is a mecca for those who wish to spend the best years of their live in a setting surrounded by lakes, mountains, and streams. I have spent all my life in God's country and I hope you can too. … (0 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Rentals - 04/22/08 04:29 AM
I am positive that most markets are full of unoccupied homes with "For Rent" signs in the yard. I have one spec home that has been empty for over a year, so we decided to put in a overnight rental companies hands. We are hoping to cover some of the cost of holding this property.
Also with forclouses at an all time high people have to have a place to live.

blue ridge log homes: You are a Realtor ,wherever you go! - 04/21/08 12:29 PM
Being in sales, One has to remember that they are walking, talking, and advertising what they sell wherever they are. If your in sales the dry cleaner, gas station clerk, barber, bar keep, pastor, etc. must know what you do. I remind these people almost daily that I am counting on their referrals to keep everyone at my house feed. I am not shy when it comes to asking those who I trade with for their help in promoting my business. … (2 comments)

blue ridge log homes: Marketing - 04/21/08 12:22 PM
Do print ad still work? It seems to me that the marketing dollars that I have must be spent on website improvements and advertising, thus leaving no budget for print ads. The Real Estate Book was very popular in my area for along period of time(it looked like a reader's digest), but now it is very slim. Has our business changed that much? … (1 comments)


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