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This Week's I am holding a webinar on a highly requested topic: Selling Homes in a Market where Nothing's Selling! Andy will share with you some of her secrets to: -Marketing on a Shoe-String Budget -The 3 types of buyers and which one you REALLY want -Getting buyers qualified in the current mort...
Is 99.9% Good Enough? Today I had a listing appointment with a client that was referred to me because of my skills in "Alternative Financing" and moving properties that nobody else has been able to sell. Anyway, as I printed the Mapquest to his house, there was an ad at the top of the printout th...
Did I get your attention with my Subject Line today?  "Kiss"ing Tips"Well first of all, get your mind out of the gutter!  What I was talking about is a quote from KISS Guitarist, Paul Stanley on an interview by Donny Deutsch on "The Big Idea" on MSNBC last night.  The whole show was about overcom...
30 Second Infomercial Revisited You may know that I am a big proponent of having a strong "Elevator Speech" or "30 second Infomercial" basically that is how you answer the question: "What do you do?" Today I want to revisit this topic for a few minutes and really get you to stop and w...
According to a 2004 report from the Federal Bureau of Labor, 70% of our new business comes from some sort of networking, and yet many real estate professionals just aren't very good at it.  Right here on AR there are examples of people that have taken their networking skills online and EXPLODED w...
New Laws All Over the Place! This week I have an update on the HB 643 Foreclosure Rescue Law AND an update on some BIG changes in the mortgage market that were passed Monday. Both of these may have a HUGE impact on your business and it's important that you become familiar with both. Monday the Fe...
I know that Rob Arnold over at has been talking a lot about this new law, and both he and I have been diligently researching not only how this law will change the way Realtors do business, but also title companies, investors, attorneys, etc. Well, on Monday I ...
Marketing Lessons from the Beer Booth at the Sanford Fireworks! OK, every year Tim & I volunteer OUR 4th of July to work a beer-booth as a fundraiser for the Sanford Rotary group. Every year, we work our tails off, because EVERYONE loves an ice cold Bud on a hot July day. Except this year. Our bo...
Hey All!  On Thursday at 3pm Eastern time I'm interviewing a former Loss Mitigator on a webinar and he's going to spill the beans on short sales and forebearance agreements. He's now "crossed over" to our side and helps agents and investors get more transactions closed.  Like 'em or Hate 'em, sho...
First off...HAPPY 4TH! The 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays, in fact, that's why Tim & I got married on the 1st of July, it was actually where the "4th" weekend fell and we had a big bash at the beach at Siesta Key in Sarasota (now come on, who else's wedding do you know of...

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