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2007 

Spam so great and so targetted, that I don't even know... WHAT STATE YOUR FREAKING PRODUCT IS IN? OR WHERE IN THE COUNTRY IT IS! To those that say "We are Realtors, we sell homes, we should be open to emails about homes for sale." How is this spam ok? Just because I'm a Realtor somewhere in the c...
01/31/2007
I don't get something. "Affiliated" businesses and how they are legal.FIRST OF ALL LETS DEFINE RESPA? Respa's website says "RESPA is about closing costs and settlement procedures. RESPA requires that consumers receive disclosures at various times in the transaction and outlaws kickbacks that incr...
01/29/2007
Update 7-1-08 How to buy the v570 I was initially just going to respond to Your Camera Already Has a Wide Angle Lens By Aaron, but then I decided to do more research and make a larger post. Aaron's photos are great and I do agree that most point and shoots have a stitching software, but it isn't ...
01/25/2007
This tip will save you 100 minutes in no time! Some of you might not mind this, but after showing 10-20 homes, I suddenly get a flurry of calls. "What did you think about the place." Sometimes 20 calls because the agent will try a couple of times to reach me.First of all, I have no memory. So the...
01/25/2007
I don't want to discuss here the merits of a Home Warranty. I tend to not be a fan of them, but there is a time and place for everything. Maybe later I can discuss why I make sure the client reads the fine print on these thing. I'd like to discuss disclosure.  Many of these home warranty companie...
01/24/2007
Notice: Realtors Against Realtor Spam (RARS) is a newly formed group. If you care about Realtor spam, please join this sub group! Stop the spam! I just got this spam below. I have edited out the name of the spammer. I called the spammer and he said that he bought the list from MLSFlyers.com While...
01/22/2007
Ok, I've had it! Yes, many Listing agents suck! I've said it. Off my chest, what a relief.On the one hand I'm pissed because their laziness adds to my workload 3 fold.But then on the other hand their suckatude (level of suckiness) makes me look better I guess.Ok, what am I ranting about?Here is o...
01/21/2007
When you hear a Realtor telling you that the market will go up, don't believe him/her. He makes money if he sell you on buying, and he will be long gone if you lose your shirt. Meanwhile since 2004 I was giving out shirts that said it was probably a bubble: Sure Realtors might be able to see a 1-...
01/17/2007
So I want to buy a new car. I want a convertible Saab, used of course. Somewhere between 2004 and 2006.I have been pretty dead set on it for about 6 months now. I even have the financial means to buy it.Why won't I buy one? Just because I hate the process! How silly is that? There are several ou...
01/17/2007
Spam, defined as “Unsolicted mass email,” is on the rise and it is directly impacting how tech savvy Realtors do business. The old days of "just delete it" or  expecting a spam filter to be flawless are gone. Now spam gets routed to cell phones interrupting business and the spam filters frequentl...
01/15/2007
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FRANK LL0SA Esq.- Northern Virginia Broker .:. FranklyRealty.com

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