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I don't know how much of a chance I'll have to post the next couple of days so I wanted to tell everyone to have a safe and Happy New Year.2006 has been great. I learned many, many new things. One of the best being ActiveRain. I've met so many nice people and read some really great blogs. Peo...
For those that don't know, I'm still fairly new to the real estate business(2 yrs). I strive to learn something new everyday and think this site is great for that exact thing. I had a situation happen that wanted to discuss and hopefully get some feedback on.Yesterday I was browsing through som...
I wrote a blog Dealing With Clients Who Have No Urgency a couple weeks ago that discussed how to deal with people that have a hard time making decisions. Well today I'd like to expand on that a little and talk about the benefits of educating them.As the other blog said, people will not do anythi...
I remember when I was a little boy how excited I would get at Christmas time. My Mom has always made this a BIG holiday for our family. It's a tradition that was passed down from her Mom. My Mom and her sisters' packages could be showcased in any department store with their beautiful wrappings...
Hello to all my new found friends from ActiveRain. I've been tagged by Ginger & Roger Sala. I've had a really good time reading everyone's MEMEs. This was a great idea for letting people get to know each other and Become Involved in the ActiveRain Community.So here goes. Five things about me:...
Today in the office I was talking with another agent. She was telling me about a problem that had arisen with one of her listings.She had listed a country home with acreage a little while back. She went to the courthouse and pulled the data card which showed that the property had eight acres. ...
This is for all the people that want to post but don't know what to post. Maybe you don't feel strongly about your writing skills. The only way to get better is to get in there and do it.Maybe you think of something, but someone already said it. You don't want to repeat anyone so you don't wri...
I was sitting here this morning reading through some blogs and came across the Sunday Quote of the Day and thevery first quote on there was Positive thinking will always make your day better Wow! Quick, simple and to the point. Well, it got me thinking about how important attitude is in this bu...
I have to tell you that one of the most surprising things I've learned in my young career is that there are sellers out there that don’t really do anything to help make their agent’s job easier. They don’t do anything to the house to make it more saleable. They don’t fix things that need to be...
Isn't it amazing the effect that the media has on our society? I live in Southern Indiana right across the bridge from Louisville, KY and their was an article in one of our local newspapers a while back spreading a "doom and gloom" forecast for our area. They even had quotes from a prominent Re...