Bruce's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Judge Fite - Mesquite
Serving my customers and fellow real estate agents for over 16 years in the East Dallas metroplex area.
I like to help people understand the process of getting a real estate license.  I am not about recruiting but more into helping people make smart decisions.  Should they do it and if so how do they get started quickly to make a decent living?I used to say "Take your classes anyway that works for ...
If you are looking for that special hideaway from your busy life that is only a few minutes away, I can not think of a better place than San Martino Winery located north of the City of Rockwall on Hwy 205.They are open Thursday thru Sunday and if you are looking for a quiet time its yours to find...
October 2007 This is a tough year in Mesquite. Not as bad as many parts around the country but not as good as other areas around the north Texas region. In comparison with last months numbers the monthly sales numbers have moved into a strong negative bracket.  Last month the Sales figure in Mesq...
Earlier today Nancy Moeller posted a blog article called Questions to start a conversation. It included a great group of questions to ask when you meet people to help you start to build rapport. I thought I would answer the ones directed to an insurance agent.At a networking event talking with an...
After reading a post by Ravi Shaw called Century 21 & I thought I would share with you guys and gals an idea I came up with to help improve the Slide Show found on 21Online for the agents I work with.It's not a bad service provided to us by Century 21 but it needs lots of work.  One ...
There seems to be more of a focus on helping Teachers and those in the safety professions like Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement and Security Officers to purchase homes in our area and Texas.In the past the restrictions on where the home was located and the condition of the homes available has kept m...
This is starting to get old but it comes with the territory. You see I am a real estate office manager (a hired gun) and twice in the last two years the owner of the company I was working for sold their real estate business.And of course one of the quickest ways to save money for the new owner is...
Whether they are serving now or in the past we owe a lot to those who have sacrificed to keep us safe and free.  I received this from a fellow real estate agent the other day ....Bruce the replicas of the Vietnam Memorial Wall and the Liberty Bell will be on display in Downtown Garland from Novem...
This weekend one of my clients from out of town where cleaning out a home that their uncle had left them to sell. They had rented a dumpster to fill up with all the junk, trash and odd items to get rid of.I was walking around the house checking out for problems that would affect the homes value s...
I have updated my previous post List of State Benefits for Veterans with more states and their loan programs for veterans.  Please leave your remarks about your states program so I can keep updating it.One thing I have noticed in my research for this list is that few states have updated their pro...

Bruce Erickson

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Serving my customers and fellow real estate agents for over 16 years in the East Dallas metroplex area.

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