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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP - 0524642

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2011 

When a Realtor lists a property on the MLS it automatically syndicates to many websites across the web, including Realtor.com, the companies main site and a few others. There are many companies that will grab a Realtors listing from the MLS, and advertise it for the sole purpose of grabbing "buye...
01/26/2011
01/26/2011
It snows maybe once every 2-3 years in Houston, if it does, it's barely enough to make a snowball. We take freezing cold temperatures to the highest concern to the point where it's almost a bit silly. Last night the temperature dropped to an Earth shattering 30 degrees....... All over town peopl...
01/23/2011
Sometimes the strategy is to use selective pictures versus taking all 32 that our MLS allows. The average home in and around Houston is around 165k. This will typically get you a 4-2-2 with about 2,400 square feet. A little while ago I saw a decent home for 115k with 27 pictures. The Listing Agen...
01/23/2011
I overheard a Realtor telling his client that he was way down in commissions this year, and that he too was frustrated with the economy, housing market and the days on market for her listing. His comment was truthful, accurate and direct, but was it a smart business decision? Perhaps he used his ...
01/20/2011
Betty Bookmark is a Realtor in big city USA and she wants to buy a home. Last year Betty made $76,000.00 in total commissions. Every year Betty gets cute with her CPA and ultimately writes off about $60,000.00 of her income leaving a taxable income of about 16k. After credits, her children and th...
01/18/2011
He's at it again. XXXX with XXXXXX sent me a postcard on Saturday. On one side is a picture of him falling down and laughing with his dog on unusually green grass. Above his head is the phrase .... "JUST LISTED, FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL XXXXX."   Let's cut to the chase...   Just Listed post card...
01/16/2011
I just got my new phone a couple of days ago.The Droid X comes with an 8 mega pixel camera. You can adjust the lighting, brightness & contrast, color & saturation, effects and so much more. It has as many features as some of the many cameras Realtors use today. The point n' shoot my wife uses onl...
01/14/2011
A retired Marine in Cypress, Texas who has served 4 tours in Iraq recently came back, purchased a home and erected a 15 foot tall flag pole with the Texas and United States Flag. It's on a nice silver pole, just like the ones we saluted when I served my country. It flaps in the wind just like the...
01/13/2011
01/10/2011
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