realtor: I'm afraid I've been bribed by a seller... - 10/10/07 05:11 AM
Today is Wednesday, our day to go and tour the new listings.  My husband the car dealer once said, "You real estate agents and insurance agents have it made because you don't own the inventory and have to pay interest on the inventory."  Over the years I've realized how profound that statement is because we are lucky to have huge amounts of inventory of houses and land that we can sell and never pay a penny of interest! 
So the least we can do is try to be familiar with the inventory.  So many agents sit in the office and never … (11 comments)

realtor: Tax time and that unadvertised tax benefit..... - 10/08/07 02:54 AM
Having been in real estate for many years and thinking I was pretty smart, I was absolutely bowled over when we had a member of the tax assessor's office come and speak to us a few years ago.  She mentioned "freezing your taxes" as a benefit to people over 65 or handicapped!  WHAT!  How come I'd never heard of such a thing.  The cat was out of the bag, so to speak......I don't believe a real estate agent in that room had ever heard of such a thing. 
Since then we have added it to our state forms but it is … (7 comments)

realtor: Impressive things that are everyday events... - 09/24/07 05:19 AM
Atomic clocks!  My daughter decided we needed one...perhaps because we couldn't set the clocks we had and perhaps she knew we'd never heard of an atomic clock.  For the few of you who are slower than we are, an atomic clock is one that you never have to set.  It sets itself and it knows what time zone you are in!!  We were impressed!
This morning our atomic clock was 15 minutes slow.  I knew it couldn't be the clock so I changed the battery.  That thing went to work resetting itself.  But it set itself to the wrong time zone.  I … (2 comments)

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Barbara S. Duncan

GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR

Searcy, AR

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