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Real Estate Agent - Gold Key Real Estate
This is the public Blog of Debbie Holmes. Real estate agent extraordinaire, with scientific training (which makes me very good at analysis). I have three boys. One going who just graduated law school and two in graduate school. I am one lucky mom!

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2011 

This has been a very busy day.  On Friday my buyers finally found a house and we came to terms on Monday.  The ninth offer of 10 was accepted.... Not only that my listing,  722 Pearl had an offer on it.  Today we have a ratified contract!  I scheduled my inspection for the buyers at 1 PM.  The in...
11/30/2011
I have heard some of this before but I really like this blog.   It has a lot of new rules on short sales.... Some of them good some of them not.   It is a tricky business when an investor buys the short sale to flip....  I personally like renting it out for a year then flipping but some people do...
11/30/2011
I usually love my job.... But I could do other things....  Things that have few night and weekend off.... Where I can know that my time off is time off and I know where my next paycheck is coming from...  I wasn't planning to put out my resume... I probably wont get the job...  But the Amalgamate...
11/30/2011
Well I have a beautiful listing that has been sitting....  We had made some price reductions. We were going to make the next one and I let the interested parties know....  Well I had a lowball offer with closing costs.....At the time of the offer we were about 9 K apart (thinking of new price)......
11/29/2011
Come see this lovely home!  It has had an extreme makeover!  It has its classic beauty, cathedral ceilings, four skylights and walkin closit in a the beautiful lakewood subdivision of southeast Boise.  It also has new carpets,flooring, tiles, fixtues, furnace, water heater, roof, paint.....A job ...
11/29/2011
I also get this question a lot.  I have learned most of the answers but this blog says it best.  Thank you Mark for a great blog post!When can I buy a home again I just did a......... You fill in the blank - but I am constantly asked this question and with recent changes wanted all my agent partn...
11/28/2011
This is a really great post that I actually bookmarked....I need to come back when business is a bit slow and I have time....This looks like it might be a lot easier to deal with the the activerain info...The Official Unofficial ActiveRain Guide ActiveRain encourages all members to share our know...
11/28/2011
OKAY  I can write this because I know I am a good agent.  I write good clean offers without a lot of questionable jargon.  On Wed. I wrote a doozy.....The other agent must think I am an idiot....Not sure what my clients think...I have egg on my face.... First of all Wed. was a busy day for me.......
11/28/2011
Finally my sellers are ready to lower their prices....Maybe I will be able to make their properties move....  Question -- Should I reduce the price all at once for the maximum drama? Or should I split up the price reduction for a lengthier presentation?  If so how would you split up the reduction...
11/27/2011
I have been in Boise for 20 years....I have raised my children here....Last year for the first time I  went to the Botanical garden's ...This sparkling event runs from December 2 to January 8.  It fun for the whole family and takes an hour or so.  For more details click on the Idaho Botanical Gar...
11/27/2011
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