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2011 

So today we got an answer from the bank negotiator on one of our short sales.  We have it under contract for more then market value.  In fact, market value has dropped so much since the offer that we are under contract at 30% over market value.  CASH!  The negotiator came back with a counter offe...
12/22/2011
Extremely well put.  This is what all of us should strive for, and more over make sure that our clients understand it as well.  We can't make it work if they don't work with us!   I'm not a monk, nor a priest, nor a volunteer, nor any of the many other people who take a vow of poverty.....I'm a R...
12/22/2011
This gets the point across pretty well with the season.  Listing agents?  Take heed.  If you can't do more then price it, put a sign in the yard, put it in the mls, and pray, your listing will end up as mine!'Twas the Week Before Christmas...A Buyer Agent's Christmas List This post was inspired b...
12/21/2011
Older homes often have the advantage of more mature neighborhoods.  I'd much rather buy a 25 year old custom home then many of the cracker boxes turned out in the last 15 years.  While the age of a home denotes how long the structural members have been in place, the actual number of years means l...
12/19/2011
Not just broken, but broke.  I heard today on the radio how when the bailouts started just before Obama took office how they intentionally massively understated (read lied) their potential losses/liabilities.Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae ARE broken! Watching the news about six top executives (with s...
12/18/2011
This made me smile and I though it worth sharing.  A little levity for the Christmas season for those of us in the real estate business:With December 25 only a few days away our "Realtor days" can get a little crazy.   Today was one of those days and I felt the need for some comic relief so I tur...
12/17/2011
Property Management comes to Keller Williams in Las Vegas The Daniels-DeShaw Group of Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace I in Las Vegas is now also Keller Williams Realty Property Management.  Providing both Residential and Commercial Property Management and Leasing services.  We are proud to...
12/13/2011
This pretty much says it all.  Set a new standard for your actions.  How much better is a handwritten note and how much of your time does it really take?Personally, it's better than not acknowledging something or someone at all - and it's better than receiving a text message (because I think if y...
12/10/2011
This is one of the best tools for managing your social media life.  Pay attention everyone, this will make the job easier and save you a lot of time!Yesterday on my Day 5 update, I shared that I used Hootsuite to save time posting to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and I got a bunch of questions ...
12/06/2011
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