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I talked to a buyer yesterday who is planning on coming down to the beach next weekend.  She was looking for property with a few acres where she could keep a horse and her dogs and still not spend a fortune.Fortunately we had something that might fit the bill. This buyer came to us from as a refe...
05/20/2007
It does not take long for the question of "Where are the buyers?" to come up when Realtors® gather.I think buyers now feel so empowered by the Internet that a real estate agent is an afterthought.As agents I think we have done a really poor job of selling what we do.  Good real estate agents make...
05/16/2007
Getting the attention of readers is one thing that all online writers face.  Keeping readers engaged is an even bigger challenge.I have been writing online since the fall of 2004.  I have a number of blogs which have between 1,500 and 2,000 subscribers. Most of by subscribers are not in the mark...
05/14/2007
Not long ago I was spending a lot of time responding to information requests on City-Data.com forum for North Carolina.  I was taking great care to not violate the terms and conditions of the forum by advertising my real estate services, but I felt uncomfortable hiding the fact that I was a Realt...
05/05/2007
We just got a great new listing which has been completely remodeled with many nice touches.  It has a wonderful back yard view of Broad Creek from a fantastic 22X16 screened in porch which in the climate here in coastal North Carolina is like having another room on the house.The interior has just...
05/02/2007
Well there is no question in my mind that the official beach season is open.  We had friends visiting us in Cape Carteret this past weekend.  I thought that I was going to have to carry them off the Emerald Isle beach on Sunday evening.The weather was so cooperative and the water had warmed to th...
04/25/2007
Moving to a new town or location is not always easy.  Sometimes people move for the wrong reasons and end up being happy.  Often people don't investigate the area and make sure that it meets their needs.  In Northern Virginia, there was a wave of people who thought they wanted to live on twenty a...
04/14/2007
My wife and I are both native North Carolinians.  We both spent much of our early years in the Mount Airy, NC area.  The Blue Ridge Mountains were just a few miles away.  A trip up to the Parkway was a normal thing to do on a hot summer day.  The temperature was often ten to fifteen degrees coole...
04/07/2007
The newspapers continue to prove that they are more interested in selling more newspapers than providing balanced reporting.  I guess we just have to understand that newspapers are really businesses dedicated to selling papers.The best example I have seen recently was a report in the Jacksonville...
03/29/2007
Carteret County if you can believe the information on City-data.com is more water than land.  We dneed reports to figure out that we have plenty of water in Carteret County.  Cape Carteret is in the western side of Carteret County which has easily accessible beaches and plenty of other water.  If...
03/27/2007
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