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After reading the following article on, I decided to share it with other real estate practitioners on Active Rain.  In my opinion, it's a must read for anyone involved in the real estate industry.  Please check the links below.  The real estate industry is definitely changing...
Now I don't know about you, but these days I am being inundated with offers from lead generation companies.  It's not like I haven't had my share of dealings with them, God knows I have.  The interesting thing is that everything is now repackaged and the exclusive buyer and seller leads are much ...
With the current foreclosure crisis that the real estate industry is undergoing, I have been bombarded with so-called short sale experts who, for a price , promises to teach me their system.  Being the skeptic that I am, I usually ask, "If you are such an expert, why don't you do it yourself?  Th...
As a Real Estate Agent, what is the best designation to have?  This seems to be quite an elusive issue.  I have spoken to quite a few local agents and the review is mixed.  CCIM, CRS, ABR, e-PRO, you name it! I would like to get the input of Active Rain members.  Please answer the below questions...
I am quite comfortable with myself, so often it is not necessary for me to self promote.  Though it is a necessary course of action in the Real Estate business.  The purpose of this blog is not self promotion.  Instead, I would like to take this opportunity to promote Ross Quintana!  I stumbled u...
The stresses of today's market seem to be taking its toll on even the most experienced Realtors.  Some seem to be losing even the common professional courtesy that one would expect from professionals.  Just about a week ago, I contacted and agent about a home that was going into foreclosure.  Her...
I had an interesting experience with with an intermediary company with whom I am affiliated that I would like to share with you.  After accepting their request for a BPO, I proceeded to working on it.  I completed all the requirements and felt that the opinion was valid.  Several hours later, I  ...
Today I took the exam for the New Mexico Mandatory Course, which is required for all associate brokers in NM.   Yes I passed!  My issue with the test is not the level of difficulty, but I seemed to have missed the point.  I had to pay $70 for the class, then another $95 for the exam with PSI.  Th...
It occurs to me that the Limited Service Brokerage model is here to stay.  It has definitely changed the way we do business. In the Albuquerque Market for example, there are some of these brokerages currently operating, and they have definitely had an impact. I believe that they do make sense, es...

C. Lloyd McKenzie

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