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Like most REALTORS, I typically have "go-to" vendors that I recommend in the midst of writing an offer and entertaining an escrow. From termiteĀ  to home warranty companies I tend to trust those who have shown my clientele that they are trustworthy, customer service oriented and who's work is wort...
This week, the team at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes celebrated its annual awards banquet in Monrovia.The evening was a joyous celebration of the 2008-09 production year and an opportunity to acknowledge the successes of the brokerage's top producers and rising stars.Monrovia Office Top Sales Agents ...
One of the best treats of being a CENTURY 21 System member and a REALTOR is the yearly celebration of the previous year's achievements. Today, our team at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes (www.c21ab.net) hosted our awards banquet at the Monrovian restaurant in Monrovia (ofcourse), Ca. Over 80 photos of ...
The first time I ever heard of ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) was in college and over the years some have wondered if A..ADD (Adult ADD) runs in my blood. After all, I am the type of guy who on any given hour can have two lap tops going, take phone calls, send a text and still have enough brain...
Earth Day is here (April 22) and our team at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes www.c21ab.net is happy to promote awareness and appreciation of the Earth's environment. With our offices located at the base of the San Gabriel Valley Foothills, we have a special respect for nature's beauty which hugs our ne...
One of my favorite shows is The Biggest Looser. I like it because every week the contestants do their "last chance work out", give it their all and then settle their affairs on the scale. The ones who loose the most typically stay for another week, those that don't get to go home and try to loose...
I take pride in writing offers and I go to make lengths to ensure that the terms are clear and that vagaries are at a minimum so that a listing agent can discuss the contract with ease. In addition, I inform people when I have emailed, faxed or dropped that offer so that they can address it promp...
This afternoon, one of our newer agents greeted me at the office with an "exciting new prospect" he had met over the weekend. The lead involved a mobile-home about 20 miles east of our main market area. After about 10 minutes of discussion I helped guide him to referr the prospect to an agent in ...
So.....you have a Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, ActiveRain, Picassa, Flickr..etc. accounts and you are a bonafideĀ  netizen happily posting on every topic in and out of real estate with complete abandon. What you may not realize is that the web is so interlaced that the persona tha...
Recently I attended a professional networking event that was surprisingly light on real estate professionals. As I navigated the crowd I found myself constantly talking to people who were seeking entering my industry because they felt that this was "a good time to learn because business was relat...

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