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My honest opinion on things that I find interesting about the real estate industry. I'm here to help you save money and avoid making mistakes.

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2007 

Great quotes from a book I just read, POP, Stand Out in Any Crowd by Sam Horn.  I found many of these relate to blogging and ActiveRain.All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.  James Russell LowellTo believe is very dull.  To doubt is intensely engrossing...
06/30/2007
Atlantic Station is the newest big development in Atlanta. It's a brand new little city, 138 acres, built on the spot of an old steel mill. They say that it will house 10,000 people.  It's just north of the Georgia Tech campus and it's on the west side of the interstate across from midtown.  It i...
06/30/2007
If a world class violinist was playing the most beautiful music ever written on one of the best violins ever made, do you think you would take notice even if he were playing at a subway station?Is talent automatically recognized for what it is no matter where it is viewed?  Or is the recognition ...
06/28/2007
I had the opportunity to attend a 3 hour seminar this morning put on by Jeff Wilhems, founder of Agent Toolbox.  Jeff flew in two "top gun" agents as his guests, Michael  Reese and Jay Kinder.  All three are members of ActiveRain.  All three are doing phenomenal business.  Jay Kinder is out of La...
06/28/2007
Is discussing terms of payment part of the price fixing laws?Craig Shiller had a featured post yesterday about how stagers should get paid at time of service and that asking to delay payment until closing was not reasonable.  I've read a few other posts written by other stagers discussing the sam...
06/27/2007
I used to always make counter offers by scratching out things and making changes directly to the contract.  After every change, the contract is usually faxed over to the other party and then faxed back.  Before long, you ended up with a contract that no one could read.  It's just one big black sm...
06/26/2007
I used to be in the office cleaning business so I've seen how carpets are cleaned.  Usually detergents and chemicals are used.  The small little machines that you can rent at the hardware store are nothing more than toys.  The carpet takes a long time to dry and then much of the detergent remains...
06/26/2007
The latest sales numbers for the Atlanta FMLS recently came out.  Overall, the total number of closings in May were down 28.5% vs. May of 2006.  But the average sales price went up from $263,087 to $264,487.The reason for this increase in average sales price was due to the million dollar plus hom...
06/25/2007
Many others have written about wearing name tags.  Last Friday on 20/20 there was a segment about a guy who has been wearing one of those sticky generic name tags for 2,424 days straight.  He has written a book about it and is now a big public speaker on the art of being approachable.I'm intrigue...
06/22/2007
I live in Sandy Springs and I like to stay up to date with what's happening around the area.  I've seen a lot of those free neighborhood newspapers over the years but they never caught my attention much.  For some reason though, the new Sandy Springs Reporter comes across with a fresh voice that ...
06/22/2007
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