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2009 

3 years ago, on a trip to Las Vegas, my cab driver struck up a conversation while leaving the airport . We quickly got into a conversation on Real Estate. He said he was into real estate, and began to tell me about the 8 houses he owned. Eight Houses. Now I'm not knocking cab drivers, but do they...
02/12/2009
They built an add on sun porch and finished the unfinished basement. He was an engineer. He did a professional job beyond the codes of its time. It was twenty years ago. Unfortunately, he did not get a permit for these modifications. Oops.  As the listing agent, we went over the disclosure papers...
02/11/2009
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"Herd" this one lately: "No I don't think that's right...we checked on Zillow and we believe we can get a better price. Our house has so much more than our competition" Then I drifted ...hearing the echos of Crosby, Stills , & Nash singing "Our House" " it's a very, very, very fine house"...... W...
02/09/2009
An End of an era. We buried my grandmother on Friday. It was a celebration of life. She was 99 and a half. Born in August of 1909. A long life that had seen horses replaced by cars and trains replaced by planes. Astronomy became a reality when man landed on the moon. Computers replaced workers. B...
02/08/2009
Giving away your commission. So you have been working with your buyers for months. And finally you find "the house". The buyers are willing ready and able. Even better, this house has a bonus! But, hold on. Here in NC we have to disclose in writing all extra incentives to include bonuses prior to...
02/03/2009
After careful study and passing the rigid exam, I have earned our company's most distinguished designation. I am now a VNG. Some professionals have received real estate designations to further their careers in order to communicate their professional value. Many designations take years of hard wor...
02/02/2009
Have you looked around and wondered - are more people than not whistling in the dark ? Well they are... because they haven't seen their credit shadow. They haven't recently checked their credit report. This is near the top of questions I ask of potential buyers at the first significant contact. I...
02/02/2009
Liability = Open House. It's a very rare occurrence that I hold an open house for my clients. Mostly I think they are a poor use of time..namely mine. Add to this the liability factor. We have had little success capturing buyers over the years when performing open houses. Mainly this was done to ...
02/01/2009
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