Ricki Eichler McCallum's Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - CastNet Realty - TREC#263257
Introducing the beautiful Texas Coastal Bend and offering my Real Estate expertise for buyers and sellers. "When you think Real Estate, think Ricki Eichler" Thirty plus years experience, residential and commercial real estate, homes, land,ranches,live water, waterfront homes, vacation homes, businesses for sale, retirees and senior relocation
My newest release is PANDEMIC Real Estate and is about the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on the real estate industry.  It is written for buyers, sellers, and Realtors(R).  It was just published and is available on Amazon.com/author/rickimccallum.  I published it in e-book format and paperba...
Hello, my Active Rain Friends,I have Big News!  I just set up my new website CastNetPress.com.  Of course, you all have websites and I had my real estate website for many years.  This website is for my books, however.  That is a big deal to me.  I am growing one step at a time.   Transitioning fr...
How long does it take to change a habit?  I used to tell my children what the experts recommended was 30 days.  If you could stop biting your fingernails, or blinking your eyes, or whatever your little idiosyncrasies were for 30 days, you could conquer the urge to do those simple things.  I pract...
Hello Active Rainers,I have some questions for you today.  We all know how important social media has become to all of our lives.  How many of you currently or at other times have advertised on Facebook?Did it work for you?Were you happy with the overall outcome of your advertising?Did it reap bi...
The sun is shining today and it is a welcome relief.  Too many days of cloudy, rainy weather can get you down.  I love the sunshine!!Today, I have already worked in my flower beds and I am pleased to see daffodils coming up and maybe a few other flowers.  Little green leaves are peeking up throug...
Hello Active Rain friends,I wrote a blog post on July 15, 2013, entitled "When Is It Time to Downsize?  I was working with lots of seniors at that time and many were considering "Downsizing" at the time.  They would come talk to me about the possibility of selling their larger home and buying a s...
Hello Friends,Some of you are aware I have my e-book 'Finally A Broker' on sale this week for only 99 cents on Amazon.com.  It will help the new broker to avoid mistakes when owning and operating their own offices.  I appreciate so many of you checking out my book.  I received a wonderful review ...
I am excited to tell my friends about a price promotion I am running on my book "Finally A Broker" on the first week of March.  Get it for only 99 cents!                  If you are considering becoming a broker and opening your own real estate office, you need my book.  I share the pro's and con...
It's a Winter Wonderland at our house.  Snow covers the ground, the roof has snow piled high and the squirrels and grouse get lost digging in the snow to find corn on the ground under the feeder.  The deer run them off.  Fun to watch.  The roads are clear to icy every day depending on when the sn...
 Cover Me, O' Lord!Hide me in your Love.May the peace that comes with quietness envelop my soul.Cover me like a blanket of frozen snow covers the earth.  Stop me from running.  May the stillness of the day bring stillness in my thoughts.  Let goodness and purity be my ever present desire. Bring m...

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