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2007 

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Last week, Curbed posed a question about a buyer who viewed an open house without her buyers agent (please take note, this is a buyer from NY, where there is hardly any buyer representation). When she/he decided to put a bid in with another agent (acting as HER representing agent) the selling age...
02/20/2007
I got this in an email today and I am not sure if this has been posted already on AR, but I found it humorous and Who does not need a bit of humor from time to time?  Today - I want to play...You know you are living in 2007 when...1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave. (YUP - done t...
02/16/2007
From a very early age, Rhonda Ross imagined herself pursuing a life on stage or in front of the camera. The daughter of Diana Ross, she grew up in a world full of actors, singers and artists."   ...Yet Ross also has a real estate life. She's been an agent at Citi Habitats for two years.  (TheReal...
02/15/2007
This is a two extra large bedroom co-op unit, located in Windsor Park, 11364. This co-op also features a living room, dining room, eff. kitchen, full bath and alot of extra large closets. This unit has been freshly painted and ready for a special touch. Close to Shopping and Transportation. Close...
02/12/2007
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NYTimes Heads to Denver Colorado.Today, I was doing my daily reading and I came across Kristal Kraft.  I bumped right into her.  She was there with Truila, Zillow and Realtor.com.  I have to say - Impressed I was.  Just want to give a big shout out and let you all know that your beloved KK - Kris...
02/12/2007
I have been reading articles after articles about commissions and fee structures and hearing people say - "You can't charge THAT.." Or "Don't over charge".. I have read these articles and I have thought to myself, secretly - about the fee structures.  Should I charge a set amount?   Should every ...
02/06/2007
You know, on Active Rain it never fails to see an agent posting a good advertising method.  It could be how they send out postcards, or how the mailings that he/she did last month worked or even how great their blog/website is working for them.  I see alot of agents getting "impressed with themse...
02/06/2007
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My wife and I have been wanting to buy our own home for years.  We find that it just keeps  getting further and further away.  What I don't understand is, my friends who make as much or less than my wife and I are able to buy a home.  I don't think that we live extravagantly, we pay our bills on ...
02/05/2007
just recently had a buyer explain to me that he does not need to do an inspection because his sister's husband's friend is a contractor and he is going to over look the house.  I highly highly - I mean really advise against this.  Even if you are in total agreement with the seller that you are bu...
02/05/2007
There are times that I am at a social gathering and when the topic of "what do you do for a living  come up"  I get the usual (gasp) "Ohh I am not selling" type of a response.  Or I get a mouth full of questions, like - "how much did 234 any street sell for?"  "How much would I get for my home, I...
02/05/2007
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