David Saks

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David Saks is a musician, retired real estate broker, and long-time ActiveRain member. David's blog features important information relevant to the safety, integrity and security of the industry. In addition to his widely read real estate fraud blog, a comprehensive overview of real estate continuing education is a weekly addition for his subscribers and the ActiveRain community at-large. Thank you for subscribing to and for visiting David's ActiveRain home on the internet. Please join. Membership in ActiveRain will enrich your life !

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2008 

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                                                            I had a sales meeting tonight and we were talking about how stupid the gas prices are, and how tough it's become on everybody. Not to mention how it's driving the cost of everything through the roof. One agent suggested that the big oil ...
04/22/2008
                                                    Is is generally recognized that the disadvantages of any property tax are less obvious than the advantages? Taxation is never popular and there is no perfect tax. Economists have seen that any property tax advantages may also incorporate disadva...
04/22/2008
                                                     Are the advantages of property tax clear to you? Here are a few I've put together for your consideration:1. It's the best form of locally generated revenue for local governments.2. It's technically possible to maintain and administer under any ...
04/22/2008
                                                     Let's just say, for simplicities sake, that property tax, as most of us understand, is an annual tax on real property. It's founded on the concept of market value which, in it's most commonly perceived characteristic, is in proportion to the es...
04/22/2008
                                              The basis for this school of thought surrounding 'expecting to sell' is the premise that every sale is taken for granted. Do you believe, when you go in to your presentation, that there is absolutely no other thought in your buyer's mind other than bu...
04/21/2008
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                                                       What's the buyer thinking and why is the buyer afraid? I think I might have a line on what's on their mind: 1. Am I going to get my money's worth when I plop my bucks down for this pad? 2. Am I making a mistake in talking to this agent? 3. Is...
04/19/2008
                                                          I put together a list of a few things I consider classic closer killers. 1. Diarrhea of the mouth. 2. Phony enthusiasm or having an overly eager appearance to deal with your customer. 3. Crappy presentations and being poorly prepared. 4. C...
04/19/2008
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                                                             I've always believed that enthusiasm is an indispensible quality that you've got to have to be a real estate pofessional. You need it to close a deal. I like being around agents that believe in themselves, believe in their customers, be...
04/19/2008
                                                             In order to be a good closer isn't it important to know when to shut up? A good closer knows when to eliminate useless banter or other needless interjections. Good closers are great judges of just how long they should talk. Sadly, many ...
04/19/2008
                                                                                 It is my honor to welcome the Active Rain Community to the Great State of Tennessee ! It is my hope that in the days ahead many new friends will be made and that many great thoughts, ideas and interests will be share...
04/19/2008
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