annette lawence: New agents face a daunting task - 06/04/17 08:35 AM
Hey Newbie, 
There is great news you need to hear. It is said that new agents face a daunting task. And that is true. Real Estate is not a easy business, not for the faint of heart.
Recently I learned something interesting about dominos. 
(hmm, must have been a slow day in the higher thought dominion)
It turns out there's a very specific math governing the way dominos work, and the rule is that a domino can knock over another domino that is up to 50% larger. 
Think about that.....can knock over another domino that is 50% larger!
Hi, I am Annette Lawrence, a real estate agent living … (1 comments)

annette lawence: PASSION - not an actionable word. - 05/25/17 06:03 AM
We read it so often, "You need to have passion in what you do."
Let me assure you, PASSION is not for sale at Sam's Club in any quantity.
So, how do you get passion?
Is passion the same as fulfillment?
Is passion the outcome or embryo?
Many have never experienced passion for work they do.
How would you suggest the passionless find or identify where their passion lies?
Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
727. 420. 4041
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annette lawence: A "Thank You" to Active Rain - 06/29/16 11:53 PM
So many years ago I recall seeing from my bedroom window my Father raising the flag in the front yard as the sun turned the skyline pink.
Every morning, the same thing and every evening, respectfully lowering and folding. He never knew I watched. Never knew that the little things he did others watched. He took care of the little in the same fashion as the big, with honor, respect and integrity.
People watch us.
Here or Active Rain, people are watching what we do.
On person from the Utah Shool of Real Estate was watching all of us.
I know … (11 comments)

annette lawence: It is too small for you - 04/29/16 06:10 AM
David Whyte wrote,
“Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet  
confinement of your aloneness
to learn. 
Anything or anyone  that does not bring you alive
is too small for you.”
On this passage of life, how often have we asked ourselves, "Why am I doing this?"
Doing work we don't like, with people we don't like, in places we don't like at times we don't like.
Anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you.
Keep your mind and heart trained on the big things of life.
What do you feel when you read the words of David Whyte?
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annette lawence: Brae Moor Grove - Dunedin FL Market Trends - 04/05/16 12:03 AM
 
Brae Moor Grove
Market trend report for Brae Moor Grove in Dunedin Florida prepared by Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate, Remax Realtec Group, Palm Harbor, FL 4Apr16
 
BRAE Moor Grove is a well established community of SFH constructed in the 80's. More than half have in-ground pools, between 1800 and 2500 SF in size.
Easy drive to Dunedin attraction such as Honeymoon Island, Dunedin Causeway beaches and delightful downtown. Shown in green is Dunedin Golf Course and Hammock Park.
 The following trend data is extracted from the Mid-Florida Regional MLS.
Data is for homes in Brae Moor Grove. 
Brae Moor Grove is a community of approximately 30 residences.
In the graphic below, observe trend … (3 comments)

annette lawence: ACTIVE RAIN : Changing Your Audience - Q1 - 03/24/16 07:10 AM
What a cool place Active Rain is.
A place to express thoughts.
A place to help other bloggers by responding to their followers.
A place to answer questions from observers, students, other agents and professionals.
A place to ask a question and anticipate a few responses that will set the feet in the right direction.
Collectively, these create visibility, credibility and those lead to profitability. 
Opps!  For most on Active Rain the profitability part from Active Rain activity is not true. The reason being we are actually talking to the wrong audience to create profit. 
So what should a participant do?
Keep repeating and expect different results? Of course … (1 comments)

annette lawence: How about those LOGOs? - 02/03/16 01:01 AM
I'm on the hunt for a couple of logos for CIS Score and Buyer Elite Plan.  
Fiverr.com, FreeLogoServices.com, DesignHill.com have all been online resources I have visited.
What has been your experience regarding logos?
Take the survey.
You will see the results upon completion.
 
Is a logo something you want to acquire in 2016?
Are you considering new business opportunities that would benefit from a logo?
Share your thoughts.
The url to the survey appears below.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9VG9R2P
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annette lawence: Del Oro, Clearwater FL - Real Estate Market Trends - 02/01/16 10:45 PM
Feb 2, 2016 Del Oro, Clearwater Fl
Shown below in the Del Oro Real Estate Market Trends report.
Located immediately south of Safety Harbor, FL the Del ORo community location offers easy access to Tampa via the nearby Courtney Campbell Causeway. Comprised of approximately 390 single family homes, Del Oro has proved to be a favored location with access to amenities such as East/West and Bayshore Blvd walking and biking trails and access to Tampa Bay. Soon to be connected to the pathway on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. That would be a 15 mile bike ride to downtown Tampa.
    
 
The chart below represents data from 2004 … (1 comments)

annette lawence: Wilshire Estates, Dunedin FL, Market Trends - 02/01/16 12:46 AM

 This market trend report spotlights Wilshire Estates, located in Dunedin Florida. Comprised of approximately 223 single family homes Wilshire Estates is recognized as a premium residential community.
Easy access to US 19 allows a speedy commute to Clearwater, St Petersburg and even across the bridge to Tampa. At the intersect of US 19 and 580 is the Countryside Mall. 
The fundamental rules of real estate, location, location, location make Wilshire Estates a premium location for those who what access and convenience in the community in which they live.
 February 1, 2016
 
WILSHIRE ESTATES
Market In A Minute 2004 – 2015 
The information below is extracted from the Mid Florida Regional … (1 comments)

annette lawence: Services you subscribe to TODAY - Survey results - 01/21/16 11:05 PM
More participants are needed to achieve statistical relevance!
Share the survey link below with your agent list.
As of Jan 22, 2016, 10 AM EST, the preliminary observation follow.
 
Go to the LEADS survey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BR9RZ85
 
Todate the abbreviated results are:
#1. IF you buy leads for buyers?
31% use less the 2 resources
19% use less than 5 resources
48% are DIY
 
#2. If you buy leads for SELLERS?
41% use less than 2 resources
8% use less than 5 resources
48% are DIY
 
#3. If you buy DELINEATION products
19% use less than 2 resources
9% use less than 5 resources
70% subscribe to NO delineation services.
 
#4. If you create your own DELINEATION products
19% have created less than 2 products
22% have created … (1 comments)

annette lawence: Honestly - a little gesture is making me smile today. - 01/21/16 05:00 AM
In December I wrote Just One Thing  featuring a bottle of Honest Tea.
The Honest Tea folks gave me a big hello. Honestly.
And of course they already knew I like the Moroccan Mint. This made be feel great, really motivated...when Honest Tea said "I see you."
In your years and years of blogging have you attracted the attention of vendors or business owners who wanted to thank you, not sell you something?
Share with us what happened and how you felt about it.
When they said "I See You" with there encouraging words how did you feel?
 
January 26, 2015
As promised Honest Tea delivered!
Makes me think, "What else do it need?"
 
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annette lawence: What do you do as a real estate professional? - 01/19/16 07:11 AM
What do you do?
In the business of real estate, as a professional, we are all engaged in the daily activity of prospecting. Many use the personal touch and meet with as many people as possible. Many more use methods that are not so personal.
Some buy leads.
Some generate their own leads.
The following survey delves into this slightly more. 
Please add your experience.
The total results will be shown to you when you complete the survey.
 
 
 
 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BR9RZ85
 
 
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annette lawence: Ezine? LuLu? Amazon? Do you think about publishing? - 01/18/16 05:26 AM
Did you ever think about self-publishing?Just think of the role books have played in the progress of mankind. The word Book even exists in the name of the company FACEBOOK. Throughout time books have been crucial to advance ideas, promote thought, and argue in the ever-present class struggle. Each of us are writing, creative writing, instructive writing, inspirational writing on a nearly daily basis. With just a little wordsmithing, our blogs could be spun into one discussion and made into a book. So, what's holding you back?Here is what I did to publish a book in 2010, along with the why and how.Why? Because … (1 comments)

annette lawence: How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? - 01/18/16 01:08 AM
Abe Lincoln used to ask? "How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg?"
 
Hello, I am Annette Lawrence. More than half way through January of 2016.
2016. A new year with new promise and new challenges.
Some are beginning the year as brand spanking new real estate agents. 
Now is a good time for us all to take a sobering look at where we are.
Abe Lincoln used to ask? "How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg?"
Answer: Four
Calling a tail a leg does not make it a leg.
 
And my question to you is?
How many businesses … (5 comments)

annette lawence: Brae-Moor Estates, Dunedin FL, Market Trends - 01/13/16 03:16 AM
Market Trends fo Brae-Moor Estates in Dunedin Florida is a community of approximately 66 single family homes situated convienent to shopping, travel and downtown Dunedin. This 2, 3 and 4 bedroom home community has sustained great popularity with those who have become familiar with the area and can appreciate the incredible location.
Dunedin Community Center, Hammock Park, Highlander Park, Pinellas Trail along with the Dunedin Golf club can be part of your everyday life in Brae-Moor Estates. Local events such as Highland Games, Touch-A-Truck and Art shows all within a mile of 'home.'
Less that 3 three miles away, a delightful bicycle ride to downtown Dunedin presents dining, shopping, … (1 comments)

annette lawence: Questions - NBT in real estate agent apps - 01/08/16 03:20 AM
Today I have been thinking about the NEXT BIG THING (NBT) in real estate agent apps. And on the art and craft of the good question. Everyone knows about the mobile messaging app that sold for $19 billion. But have you heard about another amazing app—the one that helps you figure out what to do whenever you’re faced with a problem or a challenge? Doesn’t matter if it’s a business issue, a career decision, or a family dilemma: if you’ve mastered this app, you’re ready to tackle the problem. Did I mention it can also help you come up with brilliant … (4 comments)

annette lawence: East Lake Woodlands - 4/3/2 pool home - 01/06/16 04:10 AM

 This East Lake Woodlands pool home is  situated on a conservation lot providing  exceptional privacy and a peek at nature that  only a few will  ever experience. 
 Work has been completed on this East Lake  Woodlands house. New flooring, fresh paint  and ready for the right buyer.
 This home is eligible for Buyer Elite Plan  participants.
 
 
 
 
 "Why live in Florida?"
This home is located just a few minutes drive to the white sand beaches of Florida's Gulf shores. Even closer is Lake Tarpon, a fresh water playground with access via John Chestnut Park.
No less that five Golf course are within five miles of this location. East Lake … (7 comments)

annette lawence: CONVERSATION! What is BIG CONVERSATION really? - 01/04/16 10:54 PM
Recently, while at a friends house, the conversation covered the 'holiday stuff' then it went in a different direction. 
"Did you ever consider eyes?" my friend ask.
"We all have one or two, but do we ever get a chance to look at eyes? Did you know everyone has a weak eye, a wondering eye, that you can see? But we rarely, if ever, really look at eyes."  
As my artist friend shared his recent sculpting experience, and the details that change the age of the subject solely based on eyes.
Should we ever sit across from each other in conversation, and you get that uncomfortable feeling, … (2 comments)

annette lawence: Del Oro, Clearwater FL - Trends - 12/28/15 04:19 AM
Clearwater News, Real estate market trend report for Del Oro 28 Dec 2015  
 
Del Oro in Clearwater Florida is a community of approximately 390 single family homes
Immediately to the north and connected via a well maintained and paved bike and walking path is Safety Harbor, home of the world renowned Safety Harbor Spa. The same trail connects to five continuous parks to the west terminating at Brighthouse Field, spring training facility for the Philadelphia Phillie's.
And just minutes away on McMullen Booth Road is Clearwaters Premier live entertainment forum, Ruth Eckerd Hall.
The chart below shows several positive trends for Del Oro of great benefit to current … (2 comments)

annette lawence: Predatory lending on the rise. Who is behind it? - 12/25/15 12:29 AM
WE were there.
I mean EVERY agent still in business since 2008 was THERE when predatory lending and Bank of America's buy off of Moody investment rating system brought this nations and the worlds economy to the brink of collapse.
There still exists the temptation to exploit the most vulnerable, perhaps increasingly desperate, segment of the working class. For these folks who 'barely'  make it from paycheck to paycheck, any hit to their credit report costs them more money in the amount they pay for rent, insurance and to borrow money.
Near me in, Clearwater Florida, a company is in operation who purposefully injures … (38 comments)

 
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