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2011 

What do you do when you meet a new client or a stranger - and you want them to know that you are a Realtor(r)? Hand over the business card - in most cases. Business card will be your 'first' impression on the client or a stranger. How do you capitalize on it? Here's a re-blog from Katerina on how...
03/31/2011
How should you educate your buyers? I know, I know...we all know, but when 'rubber meets the road', we live with lame excuses from the buyers and hope for the best - that someone else does not sneak in. A great advice from Charita in this re-blog. Homebuyers should take control of the property th...
03/28/2011
Have you ever participated in this contest? Believe me - there is no FREE LUNCH here. You have to use your expertise or friendship or ...anything else to come up with the correct guess for the lie from three statements made by a featured member. This is the beginning of a new month - so if you wa...
03/28/2011
A lot has been written and told - and taught - about SHORT SALES. Mahesh has presented this beautifully in his post about Short Sale closing. Simple and easy read as compared to many heave weights I have seen recently. Enjoy the re-post from my 'mastermind' friend, Mahesh Patel. The Short Sale Cl...
03/27/2011
It's been said in Real Estate business - list to last. So true. And there are ways to attract listings. Many ways - but have you thought of this unique way that Margaret Rome has adopted? When I read this post for the first time, I was so impressed (well, I am, even now...she has been a great fri...
03/27/2011
I wanted to re-blog Pat's post when it was originally posted. Now that re-blogging is enabled, I took this opportunity to re-blog this featured post. Pat has a great argument to those sellers who always will try to justify a lower compensation for great agents like her who could sell the home in ...
03/27/2011
Buyers try to find out information about a home from Internet - but do they visit their town or county web-site? Here is a great post from Jeff on using your county web-site for buying a home.   We have many properties around here ranging from 3-100 acres. More are in the 3-20 acre range. I try t...
03/27/2011
Have you written about your three Gold Stars? You may ask what is all about writing about the Gold Stars? Though I am yet to write about my Gold Stars, I do agree to Melissa - they are my gold stars, too - though the reasons may be different. Till the time I come up with my 3, enjoy Melissa's Gol...
03/27/2011
Why do we call common sense which is not so common in some cases? Here is a perfect example of not using common sense by a showing agent. I am sure you'll love this re-blog from Coach Katerina (and I know she has highest number of subscribers - but in case if you missed this one...)   Please use ...
03/27/2011
When Sundays are speechless, the picture talks. Here's a beautiful 'SPEECHLESS SUNDAY' from my friend, DeeDee. I am sure you'll love it - I just could not resist re-blogging it, DeeDee..Thanks.     I am a REALTOR® in El Dorado Hills with Lyon Real Estate. Though living in El Dorado Hills is my pa...
03/27/2011
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