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Being that I'm from Texas and I come from 'humble' beginnings like a lot of people, this journey into blogging will be simple and about simple things. May it be an encouragement to any and all who read



Feast of St. Andrew Read Matthew 4:18-22 ‘He said to them,"Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men."At once they left their nets and followed him.' Father, it is amazing that you want to speak to us! Help us to hear you in little ways today. We are like little children climbing onto you...
Is Real Estate better than Social Security? (Humble, TX) Real Cost of Social Security Cuts versus Real Estate Reductions Investors on a fixed income or those thinking about retiring within the next few years are facing some of the most difficult decisions in decades; keep working as long as possi...
Rental Housing Search Engine Have you seen this new search engine for rental houses?  There's finally a single place for rental hunters to search when looking for a new apartment or rental house. pulls contents from the listings of thousands of other websites-7,219 sites and growin...
Read Matthew 24:37-44 "Therefore, stay awake!For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the househad known the hour of night when the thief was coming,he would have stayed awakeand not let his house be broken into.So too, you also must be prepared,for ...
Now, O Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you. --Psalm 39:7 Advent begins. Hope is revealed in me. Advent, the season celebrating the birth of the Christ child. Hope is revealed in us as we anticipate the unfolding good which is manifesting in the world and in our individual lives. We hold h...
Realtors are YOU Prospecting? Agents, if you want to make it in real estate in this market or any market, you simply MUST be prospecting on a daily basis. What is prospecting?  It is picking up the phone to make a living. To go a little deeper, Prospecting is reaching out to people to create a co...
Prepare Now for Black Friday-Realtors and Investors It's that time of the year when shoppers are out and about picking their way through crowded stores, sorting coupons for cash savings and looking for the most lucrative real estate deals?  Not exactly! Although Black Friday might be the favorite...
New FTC Rules Issued on Mortgage Assistance Relief The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) rule. It's designed to protect distressed homeowners from mortgage relief scams that have become all too common. The rule, which takes effect January 31,...
Short Sale Price Decline For those of you handling buyers of short sales or who have real estate investors interested in short sales, it looks like Thanksgiving has come a little early for you. All the recent foreclosure paperwork problems (with the big banks being found out about using robo-sign...
Guide to Short Sale Leads from the Wal-Mart Girl I call her the Wal-Mart Girl because that's where she can be found every Friday from about 3 to 5 p.m. She has been a Realtor in the Wichita, Kansas area for some time now and is the daughter of one of greatest icons in real estate I have ever know...

Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor

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