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2007 

Those of you who've been blogging for a while may have had the pleasure of meeting our friend on the right, who typically comes to your blog as a visitor from his own main blog, I-Hate-NAR.com or A-Lexus-Ran-Over-My-Mom.com or the like.I've been given old trollie a lot of thought lately. He used ...
07/15/2007
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I worked with a newer agent in my company lately about how I used to work expireds.  Admittedly, I didn't do it very long (before shifting focus for awhile and later getting good success in Internet marketing) but I did get good results when I did it.   Owners whose listings have expired have pro...
07/14/2007
We've just had a huge price reduction on this terrific colonial charmer on 6 plus gorgeous acres. Check out the photo tour on this! Wine Country Retreat - Huge Price ReductionLocation: Fairplay Wine CountryGardener's delight! Absolutely gorgeous inside & out. 30 years of love and devotion dedicat...
07/14/2007
In an oddly compelling post, Ardell DellaLoggia recently questioned whether ActiveRain was a social network for industry insiders or part of the real estate blogosphere, or both.  I did a bit of yapping over there about this, and finally decided that there was yapp enough and coffee enough to com...
07/14/2007
Beautiful Home with a ViewLocation: Terrace ViewGorgeous view!!! Italian tile through out entire downstairs, new upgraded carpet, flooring in upstairs bathrooms, interior/exterior paint, 30 year roof front and back landscaping,fencing. Custom pantry. Community pool and playground.InformationConta...
07/13/2007
This evening Cameron Park real estate blogger and amateur cosmologist John Lockwood (I mean REALLY amateur) released his latest analysis of the universe as we know it, after extensive research.  Also, this was after working on a long inspection of a house with electricity and trees, having a chat...
07/11/2007
As Realtors®, we seem to have a lot to say about our reputation.  In fact, one of the big benefits of our National Association of Realtors® is that we get the reputation-laundering effects of a Code of Ethics, which according to official reports makes us more reputable than we would be if we hadn...
07/11/2007
OK, you've "tested the market" and "you're not really in a hurry to sell."  But here are the top ten signs it may finally be time to lower your price.The last time you had a showing, Start Trek the Next Generation was in its first season.Days on Market is showing 12 in the MLS, because 12 days ag...
07/09/2007
In an earlier article, Qualifying Tips of An Ex-Rookie, I talked about some of the qualifying approaches I've learned that have helped me over the years.In this article, I would like to back up a bit.  In Selling for Dummies, Tom Hopkins calls qualifying Step 3 in the sales process.  Today we bac...
07/09/2007
This is a reminder to myself:  capitalism begins at home.I enjoy ActiveRain.  In many respects coming here is like hanging around the real estate office, back when I had a real estate office.  Now that I don't have a real estate office (having traded it for a real estate company, which is more pr...
07/09/2007
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