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2007 

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Many years ago when i was in college(I won't say how many), I did a research paper on available credit.  The amount of money available for financing each year is finite.  It just doesn't go up as it pleases.  You can get an idea by the so called "credit crunch."  Well one of the least talked abou...
12/16/2007
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Guys does everyone cheat now a days?  I am sure most of you saw the names on the report about baseball and the ones suspected of using performance enhancing drugs.  I just wonder is this a trend in our country, or has it always been there?  I wonder if they have some for real estate agents.  I su...
12/15/2007
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Your client is the most valuable thing in your life right now next to your family.  So you better fight for them like your life depends on it.  Otherwise, what use are we?  Any flunky can make a buck just hustling,  I would like to think we are much more valuable commodity to our clients.  They t...
12/14/2007
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I recently brought a client to a home in Pearl River Louisiana.   The home was under contract but continue to show.  The prospective buyer was having trouble getting financing.  It was a nice simple home that she liked and told me she would like to make an offer if the contract fell through.  I t...
12/14/2007
My first confirmed clients who found me on the internet.  How do I know?  These clients were living in Bolivia for the last two and a half years.  I received an e-mail with the wife as the contact.  I didn't have a phone number so right away I was suspect.  I asked her where they were living and ...
12/13/2007
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For lack of a better name.  Thats what I am calling it.  I hate to do back up offers, tying my client up, and along comes a house she likes.  I finally wised up and now include this in any back up offers.  This allows us flexibility to move on on our terms.  Call it a reverse predication also I g...
12/12/2007
Move in today.  Nice home overlooking the lagoons and greens of Oak Harbor Golf course.  Watch wildlife from your backyard.  This home features three bedroom's and two and a half baths.  Large spacious master bedroom above garage, offers complete privacy.  This house is a buy come and see it toda...
12/11/2007
I know you have heard it, I have heard it, and you know what sometimes it doesn't apply.  I have a client who is being very specific about what she wants, and what she wants to spend.  I have looked and looked for two months now.  I found one for her a month ago that was under contract.  Well it'...
12/11/2007
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I heard the National Association of Realtors has said the market seems to be leveling out.  Great, I knew it couldn't last forever.  Everyone needs a place to live.  You either rent, buy or live with someone.  This is still the American Dream no doubt.  One way or another people are going to find...
12/10/2007
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Wow I finally reached a milestone on this site.  I have only been blogging actively for about four months.  I am currently working my first genuine lead from Active Rain blogging.  I still feel word of mouth referrals are the best, the Internet is a close second.  I try to keep my blogs short and...
12/09/2007
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