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Real Estate Agent - Market America Realty and Investments, Inc.

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2009 

Chinese Drywall - Behind the scenes   I was at a family gathering many years ago and my sister Julie's mother-in-law, Ruth, was trying to use a new instamatic camera and was being "advised" on how to use it by Julie's father-in-law Ed. Ed was an interesting guy, he retired as a professional photo...
Posted over 4 years ago
  Email system Personal WebSite Contact Management Software Integrated  and manageable phone system MLS CRM integration Calendar Planner Mapping Software Drip Campaigner Training/mentoring Lean Capture System Robust Corporate Website Forms Library Transaction Tracker Global exposure     Six month...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Now its THINGS that are dependable, and People that Need Some Work   Am I kidding myself or are things more reliable than people these days?   When I grew up in New Jersey we had a pretty cool basement that was divided into three general areas; the bar/tv room, the summer kitchen/laundry room, an...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Hey! Where's my Money?   Every morning about four minutes before the class bell rang signaling the start of class, young Anthony would quietly place a bright red apple on the edge of Miss Topp's desk. He has been doing that with a shy smile ever since the first day of school in Early September. O...
Posted almost 5 years ago
  When I am looking at investment opportunities in fixer upper homes I look at the following:   Good Bones.  The house has to have a solid base, something to work with; I call it good bones, as in: " This house is old, but it has good bones."  The home has  a good layout and was built with qualit...
Posted almost 5 years ago
    Focus        On the task at hand, the ball, the next step. Narrow your territory, your efforts, your to do list. It's only called work if you would rather be doing something else.     If you spend too much time working, change what you do. Answer the question you want to answer, not the one t...
Posted almost 5 years ago
This morning while I was reading the morning paper I had the TV on.  The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand was playing on Turner Classic Movies. The antagonist to Howard Rourk, Ellsworth Touhy, meets Rourk by chance at a construction site. For most of the book Touhy has been out to destroy Rourk, the pro...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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  How to Buy an REO   The topic is not how to find an REO to buy, nor is it how to determine what REO to buy. If you need help with these topics call me and let's sit down. What I want to talk about is how to buy the one you have identified.    Buying REO's is not like buying a home from an indiv...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Pre-Qualified or Pre Approved?        If you are thinking of asking us to help you find an REO home to buy ( A home already foreclosed on by the bank.) Please let us help you get pre approved for the money you need to borrow.   The difference between a pre-qualification letter and a pre-approval ...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Here are Market America Realty and Investments, Inc. in addition to our traditional sales division, we are dealing with foreclosed homes. We take over the property for the bank, secure the property, do a BPO ( A formal Broker Price Opinion), order repairs, and supervise putting the home on the ma...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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