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                                       This past summer I traveled to South Africa for the first time.  The area that I spent most of my time is a highly impoverished community called Kliptown. It is located in the township of Soweto in Johannesburg SA. My mission was to help this community to st...
12/10/2009
I am just looking into possibly of becoming a member of an online lead generating referral company. Have any of you activerainer had any experience with http://www.realestateclientreferrals.com/ ? Maybe you have another company you would rather recommend. Or, maybe you have an opinion about doing...
04/08/2009
There was an (Associated Press) article printed a while back in our local newspaper The Grand Rapids Press. It was titled "Haggling over real-estate commission fees wont hurt.". I had pondered this article with thoughts of what the public perception of realtor's and their services might be. I dec...
04/08/2009
This is not my typical light and fluffy fun posts that I enjoy writing. You may realize my week was not anything near fluff and fun. In fact it was a week of frustration, and well, throwing in the towel when I really didn't want to.This post is really more of a few questions posed to those of you...
04/10/2008
I recently showed several homes to a first time buyer. Her list consisted of 11 homes in the Grand Rapids MI area. Let me rephrase that; 11 "almost" homes.  We had approximately 2.5 hours to do this with only half of that time involving daylight. Lucky for the both of us I had my trusty flashligh...
03/20/2008
When I first started out in this business I was eager to get my name out there but I wanted to do it in a fun way. I wanted to be unique and have people remember me beyond the marketing dollars I would need to spend.I went to  the local movie theater (Celebration Cinema in Grand Rapids) and rente...
03/19/2008
Ever had to turn an "Okay" listing to an "OH WOW!" listing?I had a frustrated seller call me recently. He and his wife had their home for sale for a vey long time with no offers and very little traffic. He was looking into hiring me for the job as his listing was due to expire with the last realt...
03/18/2008
I wrote a previous post on my trip to SoCal but what I did not discuss was our journey there on the airplane. Being prone to air sickness, a white knuckled flyer, preferring a stalled automobile over a stalled airplane, flying (as you guessed) is not my favorite form of transportation. Yeah I kno...
01/23/2008
If you have not had the exhilerating experience of being Meme'd yet, Look out!!! When I got an email from Larry Hammelman notifying me of my being Meme'd my heart began to race. I thought I had just broken some blogging law. I began recalling other posts I had written wondering what I may have sa...
01/21/2008
  Being a West Michigan hometown gal who always liked being home for the holidays, I never thought I would say those words in my title line. You see I am rather nostalgic when it comes to the holidays. I love being close to the family and all the Christmas traditions that we have enjoyed together...
01/05/2008
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