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Previous Broker/owner serving Lee and surrounding counties in Mississippi. My personal blog efforts are now directed and concentrated on planning for and retirement living abroad. Please visit my website http://retiredinsamar for insights into overseas retirement.



With many home sellers at wit's end in this market, they feel that their only option is to go FSBO. The notion that the more buyers you have for something, the more it is worth, has been proven true - time and time again, and really does apply in real estate. There are many factors that determin...
I'm writing this blog after a recent discussion with a prospective real estate license candidate looking to enter our fine profession of real estate sales. The following EXIT Realty information, in part, is provided to EXIT associates for widespread dissemination and has been reformatted for the ...
Attention Prospective Homeowners! Would you like to buy a home but don't have enough money saved for a down payment? Have you heard of the Rural Housing Program? This is a government program that will fund 100% of the qualified purchase of a home that meets the guidelines of location and conditio...
Agents should be reminded here that we do hold a responsibility with our clients to prevent many of these mistakes from happening in the first place.Your home purchase is one of the largest and most important you'll ever make. However, some buyers neglect to exercise precautions, thereby wasting ...
Yesterday I received a message from a peer reminding me of the emerging importance of real estate agent ranking websites. Many of these sites started out several years ago simply looking to enter the lead generation marketplace. Many sites simply have not evolved into any real benefit to speak of...
The following 11 reasons below make this the best time to buy real estate. Although each market is different, and can vary widely from region to region of the country, a REALTOR is your best bet when it comes to sizing up the current real estate market in your area. 1. Selection, Selection, Selec...
A quick compilation of housing numbers for the month of October 2010 are as follows:   Total Closed Sales:  79 (decrease from 97 for month prior) Total Foreclosures Sold: 25 (decrease from 30 for month prior)Foreclosure/sales Ratio: 32% (31% month prior) Average Sold Price: $129,145 (a significan...
ATTENTION TUPELO and NE MISSISSIPPI  AREALicensed Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons We know that the going has been extremely tough in the real estate business, especially lately. Many licensees are struggling to survive, some have taken part-time jobs or are considering other employment optio...

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