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2010 

Could E-Scheduling Showings Be The Cure?   We've all been there. Driving clients around showing houses when you drive by one the absolutely have to see before leaving for home in an hour. You call the number on the sign and go straight to voicemail or you get through to the office and the agents ...
05/31/2010
I have shown literaly thousand of houses through the years and this weekend I had the opportunity to try a E-scheduling of a showing. Normally on a Holiday weekend I would be chasing an agent down without almost no chance of connecting but this listing was a foreclosure and it offered to E-schedu...
05/31/2010
After Memorial Day   Memorial Day brings out the best in most of us. We run out and buy flags and celebrate our fallen hero's but what about after memorial Day? Do we really need a holiday to make us aware of the sacrifices that have been made by men and women protecting our freedoms? If I had on...
05/30/2010
RandyO's Warm Hearted Advice to New Agents   Let me start by saying there is no one way to sell real estate. There are no guarantees of success or failure no matter how you go about it. I have seen agents who never should have been agents flourish in a troubled market and at the same time seen ag...
05/30/2010
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Realtor Realities Just read a post by Greg Nino about a person who only lasted 62 days as a real estate agent. My first thoughts were "how sad to give up on your dreams so quickly", then after reading about his personality type I thought "how fortunate for him to realize he had made the wrong car...
05/29/2010
Huge Log Home Close to Big Lake Incredible Log Home. New construction using large logs on 40 acres all fenced for horses within walking distance to Big Lake nears Sears, MI. How's 6 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths sound? Main log home along with basement have combined sq. footage is over 5.000 sq. ft. Base...
05/29/2010
Snyder's Market in Big Rapids As part of a localism campaign to help people become acquainted with Big Rapids we have to include Snyder's Market. You will find the owner, Kraig Snyder, there most everyday working on what's for dinner. They have an all star line up on the lunch with some of my fav...
05/28/2010
Enjoy a Happy and Safe Memorial Day   Wishing everyone a safe and fun filled Memorial Day. Keep in mind while the Holidays are a great source of fun and relaxation it also brings out a higher risk, so be safe. Here are a few Holiday reminders: While on the roads drive defensively as some of our v...
05/28/2010
Dealing with smaller Townships I don't think the average person realizes how frustrating it can be when dealing with smaller Northern Michigan townships. Most often the township officials are just good hearted people that have jobs and kids and other priorities than just township business. Someti...
05/27/2010
Another Bob Evans Rise and Shine!   Seems like just a couple months ago we the members of the business world her in Big Rapids were treated to a Rise and Shine by Bob Evans restaurant. Probably because it was March when we last had the opportunity to learn about this business.  Ride and Shine Eve...
05/26/2010
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