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Thankful Activerain contest blog #8.All my life, I have had four legged furry critters around me to keep me feeling guilty for various reasons. At the moment, I have 3 dogs, none of them small, between about 50 and 75 lbs.With those big pleading eyes, these are the ways they make me feel guilty:1...
11/19/2017
"Thankful" Activerain contest entry #7.What to do when your seller isn't too excited about the offers she's getting for your  new listing? Well, have another buyer show up, walk in, walk around and, within 1/2 an hour, tell me he wants to make an offer. In fact, he called me back to say he would ...
11/18/2017
Entry #6 in the Activerain "thankful" contest.There are listings and there are listings, some sell really quickly, others languish on the market. Still others need to be sold TWICE for some reason. But overall, everything sells eventually.It's the unpredictability of each listing that makes the r...
11/17/2017
This is my #5 Activerain "thankful" blog.It's amazing how big a part Activerainers play in my daily life and let me explain why.Most of us in real estate spend a lot of time on the computer, whether it is to email, write contracts, do research finding properties for our clients, and getting our a...
11/16/2017
Entry #4 in the Activerain "thankful" contest. Why electricity you might ask?Because it just went out over a huge area and I am relying on the battery in my computer to write this blog. I am currently in northern California where this sort of thing happens during winter storms mostly, not in the ...
11/15/2017
This is #3 in the Activerain November "thankful" contest.In real estate, we often rely on vendors to do their work not only efficiently and professionally, but also in a timely manner. These include home and pest inspectors, appraisers, electricians, plumbers, roofers, insurance agents, and even ...
11/14/2017
Activerain "thankful" post contest #2:This has been an incredible year working with a wide variety of clients: buyers, sellers, investors, first time buyers and, above all, repeat clients.  Here are some examples:1. A close friend of mine ended up being a buyer. I kept telling her about the homes...
11/13/2017
This is Post #1 for the Thanksgiving Post Challenge here on Activerain.Today, I am thankful for my health and the health of my loved ones.I bring this up because recently two girlfriends of mine have lost their husbands after lengthy illnesses. And my heart goes out to them, both when they went t...
11/12/2017
In real estate, we real estate brokers and agents can get very jaded because so many vendors call us to persuade us to buy their product. After awhile, you kind of know their spiel; that, and the fact that their caller ID says they are often from out of the area.Invariably, they start out with "H...
11/12/2017
Writing blogs on Activerain has always been a pleasure for me and usually I don't have a problem finding a topic. But at this point in time, where my buyers and sellers are all anxious to get their transaction done before the end of the year, the days are just not long enough.My inner clock is co...
11/11/2017
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