podcast: What I learned from my DPOR violation - 07/18/17 10:13 AM
I have been in real estate for 15 years ( since 2002) and this is a first!  Each day in real estate is a learning experience so I wanted to share with you my version in my latest podcast from receiving my DPOR violation.  It is public information and the documents can be found online.   
 
I own this mistake and have learned from it.  I have paid the fine and have taken the required Continuing Education class.  
The documents and show notes are in my latest podcast Conversations With Creamer.  
Have you ever received a violation?  What was the outcome for … (2 comments)

podcast: 7 expensive tax mistakes REALTORS® make - 03/10/17 07:05 AM
Have you filed your taxes yet?  I met with Jim Flauus owner of Anchor Accounting in Virginia Beach as a guest on Conversations With Creamer - my new podcast about Hampton Roads businesses and real estate.
 
He shared with me the 7 most expensive tax mistakes that real estate agents or at home income business professionals make.  What do you think they are?  
 
 
 
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podcast: PODCAST: Relationships in real estate - 02/02/17 11:13 AM
This week's podcast was with Suzie Harris of Remax Central Virginia Beach. Being a real estate agent, it requires a lot of patience and knowing how to handle sometimes difficult situations. You are constantly building relationships to build your network!  I got to share some stories with Suzie!  
You don't have to be in it alone in real estate!  Learning from each other is one of the greatest benefits that we can offer each other as a support system!  Thanks Suzie!  
Suzie Harris
(757) 636-9153
http://sueharrishomes.com/
What do you think of my new podcast website?  I would love to have you join the conversation … (1 comments)

podcast: What is the Modern Femme Movement? - 11/29/16 07:09 AM
What is the Modern Femme Movement?  This podcast we got to chat with Katy Blevins, co-founder of of this community of women that has come together to support and build one another to be their best self.
Modern Femme Movement is a spacw where women can show upa nd talk about what is going on in their business and personal lives.  A life we dream about.  
 
What do I want my life to be like?
What do I need to do to actualize this?  
Lead with love...
Katy Blevins
katy@modernfemme.com 
 
 
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podcast: James Walrod shares a special homebuyers story - 11/21/16 08:09 AM
My weekly podcast was with James Walrod at Veterans United Home Loans - Virginia Beach.  
A memorable real estate success story when you partner with the right loan officer!  I have been doing business with James Walrod for many years and I trust him because he always makes good choices for my clients.  
 
James Walrod - Senior Loan Officer NMLS 260324
Veterans United Home Loans 
C: 757-274-3444
E: james.walrod@vu.com
VUJamesWalrod.com
If you are interested in sharing your story with our podcast listeners contact Naoma Doriguzzi to coordinate and get you on the calendar!  
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podcast: Thinking about becoming a REALTOR®? - 11/18/16 06:55 AM
In the past two years I have had many clients and friends talk about getting a real estate license. I think it is a job that anybody with passion, grit and determination can be successful at. I just want to make sure that you understand what it really takes.
So in is podcast I give you the first key factors in setting up your business whether it be in real estate sales or any other business that you're trying to accomplish.
 
1. Get your real estate license
2. Find a Broker ( I LOVE Keller Williams ) feel free to ask my why
3. START your DATABASE !!!!! 
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podcast: Let's Chat! - 11/06/16 11:50 PM
Let's chat!  I have been hosting a real estate podcast since 2007 but haven't been consistent with it until this year.  I am looking to chat with those in the real estate industry or just local businesses in the Hampton Roads area to talk about what you do!  This has been a fun way for me to get out there in the community and get to know others and share their passions.  
Naoma Doriguzzi has been assisting me getting guests and if you would like to be added to the calendar let's coordinate with her.  I am doing every Thursday morning … (1 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: Meet Manolita Holadia a personal injury attorney - 11/03/16 11:56 PM
This was a great learning podcast to hear what it is like to have to be a personal injury attorney.  Manolita Holadia with Joynes & Gaidies law firm in Virignia Beach shares some insight on how she fights for your case and what it takes to do this for so many years!  She is making a difference for so many people!  
Listen to this podcast and you can just hear how passionate she is about what she does!  If you have questions for her feel free to reach out to her!  
 
http://joyneslaw.com/
Manolita Holadia757-486-3000Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Manolita-Holadia-Attorney-at-Law-214842032270035/?fref=ts  Do you want to be a featured guest … (1 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: "Come As You Art" - 10/21/16 05:41 AM
This week's podcast was with Virginia Art With Heart to learn more about their local non-profit organization.  
 
They have an event coming up "Come As You Art"  
October 30, 2016 6pm-9:30pm 
Mangia Qui Italian Bistro VB
550 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
Come dressed as your favorite famous artist, musician, artwork, chef...get creative.... for a chance to win free dinner!!! This event is to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation.   … (0 comments)

podcast: How does MMA fighting relate to buying a home? - 10/19/16 12:34 AM
How does fighting relate to purchasing your first home?  
This week's podcast was with Antwain Britt, he is a retired former Mixed Martial Arts fighter.  He went from 320 pounds to being a UFC Strikeforce fighter!   
He is also known as Juggernaut - the guy who did first round knockouts in all his amateur fights.   Now he is a personal trainer/coach called Britt's Personal Training and Self Defense and he is taking new clients from kids to adults.   His organization also provides basic self defense classes as a way to provide women tools and confidence to be better prepared if faced in … (1 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: What is title insurance and why do you need it - 09/12/16 10:31 AM
What is title insurance and why is it important to purchase it when buying a home?  
Podcast with Carol Hare who is Underwriting Counsel with Fidelity National Title Ins. Company.  Owner's title insurance is optional in Virginia but Carol shares some great examples of great reasons why you need to purchase it.   When you refinance a home do you need to purchase title insurance again?  Do you have sufficient coverage?   
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podcast: PODCAST: Q & A with a real estate appraiser! - 09/12/16 08:52 AM
I asked some of my listeners to my podcast what questions do you have for a real estate appraiser?  We spoke with Betsy Hughes, SRA appraiser on what are some things that help determine market value of a home.  
Appraisers holding the SRA designation have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge, understanding, and ability. This designation sets her apart from the typical residential appraiser. In order to maintain the designation continuing education above the state requirements is required.We asked some of our listeners what things do you want to ask a real estate appraiser:
What … (0 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: Requirements for flood insurance in Hampton Roads - 08/29/16 12:48 AM

Podcast with Janet McCaskey on ensuring you have the right flood insurance coverage in Hampton Roads. She also offers some great tips to possibly help reduce the cost of your flood insurance.  And just because you aren't in a flood zone doesn't necessarily mean you shouldn't get flood insurance.  Janet has been in business for 10 years in the Hampton Roads area and is an expert in our area and insurance.  She offers auto, home, life, flood, business and renters insurance.  
She is a preferred vendor on Floodsmart.gov where you can check to see your flood risk and do research on resources … (2 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: Being frugal isn't just about clipping coupons - 08/22/16 12:04 AM

 
I had the pleasure of chatting with Laura Oliver - owner of afrugalchick.com a local blogger who is helping the community save money!  She does a weekly segment on WVEC every Sunday morning at 7:45am as well as holding local classes/workshops you can learn in person with her!  
Here is a run down of what we chatted about in this week's podcast:
- Great tips on getting started on saving money- How to save money and even get free stuff here in Hampton Roads.  - What is the greatest success story of saving money!- Holiday spending tips- Seasonal shopping tips 
 
 
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podcast: Your best friend's home away from home! - 07/25/16 07:40 AM

I had the pleasure of chatting with Edward Ore - owner of Great Neck Doggie Daycare in Virginia Beach.  I orginally met him through real estate.  He was a mortgage banker for many years and recently opened up this brand new facility!  It is AMAZING!  
Listen to the latest podcast with Edward: 
If you are new in town, just visiting or looking for a daycare for your dog make sure to check out Great Neck Doggie Daycare!  They have alot of photos and video on their Facebook page!  You can see all the dogs love all the outdoor playtime!  
 
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podcast: PODCAST: Safety Symposium for Realtors - 07/04/16 11:55 PM
 Podcast chat with  Benjamin Smith - Senior Loan Officer- NMLS #372396 at Old Point Mortgage, LLC and MPO Allen Perry, a DCJS Certified Crime Prevention Specialist.   
In conjunction with the Virginia Beach Crime Prevention Unit, and in light of the crimes against Realtors in Hampton Roads in the past year (armed robbery and a rape), Benjamin Smith is coordinating a safety symposium with Old Point Mortgage.We want everyone to learn the best practices on how to AVOID being a victim in the course of doing your jobs as Realtors. 
They will also have on hand representatives from Colonial Shooting Academy to let you know about various … (1 comments)

podcast: PODCAST: Difference between a Mortgage Lender & Broker - 06/24/16 02:31 AM

John Sancilio is a Senior Loan Officer and owner of Bay Mortgage, LLC. John is a licensed mortgage loan originator and has helped clients purchase and refinance their homes for more than 20 years including 6 years at a major national bank where he was a President’s Club award winner. He is a lifelong resident of Hampton Roads and a graduate of Norfolk Academy and Washington & Lee University.
 
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podcast: HOMEOWNERS: How to choose the right tree removal service - 06/17/16 02:44 AM

Podcast with Michael & Simon the owners of SEVA Tree Service & Landscaping on tips for homeowners on choosing the right tree removal service. 
They are a local company that has been in business for over 10 years.  Check out their website and reviews online!  
 
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podcast: Using More audio and video to connect with buyers and seller in Hampton Roads - 05/31/10 12:15 PM
Its seems the Hampton Roads area is in the stone ages. Maybe Im just an out of the box thinker but if you ask me people want ON DEMAND more and more these days. I have created a local Podcast so when people want to hear what I have to say they can do it on thire own time. Have you ever thought about Audio files as a way to connect ?
Here is a link to my most recent venture
http://bzibeemedia.com
It is a blog and podcast. You can also subscribe via Itunes just search Alison Creamer.
 
Hope this … (0 comments)

podcast: Decline in Hampton Roads market again - 02/14/09 12:48 AM
 REIN stats show the median home sales price for the south side dropped again . In Jan of 2008 we had a median sales price of $224,900 . January of 2009 that price is now $194,000. These are the levels for 2005. Are we at  PRE-BOOM prices?  Did the bubble bust or was the a slow deflation . In my opnion it was a slow deflation of prices.
If you are in the military and have VA eligibility this would be the best time for you to buy. In 2005 we did not have rates this low and there was not … (0 comments)

 
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