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2009 

  Hubby sent this to me because he knew as a long time dog mama that they would make me smile.  He knows me so well.  Have a great night everyone and an absolutely wicked weekend.    
10/30/2009
As the last part of my series that started with Bob Stewart's challenge to "use our blogs to enhance our relationships to prospects and clients", I recently had the opportunity to use my blog to market to people that I don't typically consider prospects or clients.  For most of my mortgage career...
10/30/2009
    If at least one of these pictures does not make you smile, then you are grumpy and need to go back to bed.                                     And my personal favorite.......   Because I have a Corgi "fur baby" who LOVES ice cubes. Have a good day rainers and don't be grumpy!
10/29/2009
As part of Bob Stewart challenges, I illustrated "How I am using my blog to enhance my relationships with prospects?" in my Part 1.  In Part 2, I want to illustrate "How I am using my blog to enhance my relationships with my clients?"  For the most part, I work with low-medium income first time b...
10/28/2009
I subscribe to the daily webcasts of Think Big, Work Small (TBWS), which is hosted by these two guys, Brian Stevens & Frank Garay.  TBWS was founded a couple of years ago by a bunch of real estate and mortgage people who wanted to teach others in the business how to work smarter to grow their bus...
10/26/2009
Bob Stewart is at it again!  He's issued another one of his blogging challenges and for those of us who are up for the challenge, Bob has offered a wicked amount of points for those who can blow Bob out of the blogosphere with our blogging mastery.  All we have to do is answer one question, "How ...
10/26/2009
In ASKING APPRAISERS FOR COMP CHECKS IS NEITHER ILLEGAL NOR UNETHICAL - PART 1, I posted on the parameters for which appraisers can provide a "comp check" according to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  According to the USPAP, it is neither illegal nor unethical fo...
10/24/2009
I subscribe to the daily webcasts of Think Big, Work Small (TBWS), which is hosted by these two guys, Brian Stevens & Frank Garay.  TBWS was founded a couple of years ago by a bunch of real estate and mortgage people who wanted to teach others in the business how to work smarter to grow their bus...
10/23/2009
The other day, Brian Stevens and Frank Garay of Think Big Work Small (TBWS) posted a video where they indicated that they were informed by a Virginia appraiser that asking an appraiser for "comps check" (aka "values check") is illegal according to the appraisers code.  Needless to say this was a ...
10/20/2009
I subscribe to the daily webcasts of Think Big, Work Small (TBWS), which is hosted by these two guys, Brian Stevens & Frank Garay.  TBWS was founded a couple of years ago by a bunch of real estate and mortgage people who wanted to teach others in the business how to work smarter to grow their bus...
10/20/2009
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