addicted to blogging: Top 10 Back to School Tips | Aliso Viejo's Schools in Orange County - 09/04/11 02:18 AM
Top 10 LIST for BACK-TO-TIPS LIST
Have high expectations for your child academically and behaviorally. Become involved and engaged at your child’s school. Join the PTA or PTSA. Develop a regular pattern that includes time for sleep, play, and homework. Meet and communicate regularly with your child’s teacher and principal. Make sure your child eats a healthy breakfast before heading to school each day. While it is easier to keep track of our younger children’s eating habits, we also need to monitor the diets of our older students as well. Read to, and with, your children on a regular basis. Help … (5 comments)

addicted to blogging: What do Buyers want from Real Estate Agents? | Lauren Selinsky and Stacey Smith discuss on BLOG TALK RADIO - 07/21/11 06:09 PM

NEW TIME
I'm broadcasting live on the air at 2:30pm Pacific Standard time! Listen in then atI'm broadcasting live on the air! Listen in now at http://tobtr.com/s/2127515. #BlogTalkRadio
 
Lauren Selinsky and Stacey Smith of CA Coastal Estates will be discussing with Buyers what they want from Real Estate Agents to stay LOYAL! JOIN IN TODAY! WE REALLY WANT TO HEAR YOUR FEEDBACK AND WANT YOU TO EXPLAIN TO US.......... YOU TECH SAVVY BUYERS WHAT YOU WANT! COME ON TELL US WHAT IT IS!!!!!! WE NEED TO KNOW SINCE WE SPEND SO MANY DOLLARS ON GETTING YOU AS A CLIENT … (9 comments)

addicted to blogging: MORTGAGE CALCULATOR .ORG when you NEED a quick Calculation | YOUR CALIFORNIA RESOURCE IN REAL ESTATE NEEDS - 05/19/11 03:14 AM
YOUR CALIFORNIA RESOURCE IN REAL ESTATE NEEDS

Need a quick Mortgage Calculation for a client? GO TO www.MortgageCalculator.org and DO it yourself real quick with the following information... Until you get a hold of your mortgage guy or gal ;) .

 
You get this information plugged in to the mortgage calculator and get an estimate of your mortgage for yourself or your client. Just go online...
And for Consumers... Of course they will try to sell their services online there, but you want to use your local bank, credit union or personal Mortgage Broker, as they have ALL … (10 comments)

addicted to blogging: NAUGHTY NAUGHTY- PERSON THAT IS SUPPOSE TO BE WORKING FOR ME - 05/14/11 03:36 AM
MAY 14, 2011 SO, MY FRIEND HAS THIS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY. MOSTLY, HIGH-END, CUSTOM ASSIGNMENTS AND ROOFING ON MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES (HIS NICHE). AND LOW AND BEHOLD WHAT HAPPENS TO HIM???? He's getting robbed BLIND by two employees!
So, he fired his foreman because of the lack of HIM- NOT working and getting paid a whole lot. He then gave the supervisor the foreman's position and now the company is running without a SUPV>. He says he saved so much between him and the secretary BECAUSE he also let HER go for using the company card to go on a Nordstrom's SPREE~. Nordstrom's called the owner, … (27 comments)

addicted to blogging: WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Is it Vacation TIME YET? - 03/10/11 01:47 AM

Oh.... yes, it's Spring time.... Shall we head to the slopes.... or a place with MORE palm trees than I have at home???? Decisions. Decisions...





I'M HOPING I TOOK YOU ALL AWAY FOR THE MOMENT.... AWAY FROM THE OFFICE FOR A FEW MINUTES... AWAY FROM THE CITY... AWAY FROM THE STRESS.... AWAY FROM THE HUSTLE BUSTLE.... I KNOW I REMINDED MYSELF OF MAKING THOSE VACA. PLANS... BECAUSE AS YOU HEAR ME STATE TIME AND TIME AGAIN.... "WORK HARD & THEN PLAY HARD~ BABY" ONE OF MY FAVORITE PLACES TO STAY WHEN I GET AWAY HERE.... … (27 comments)

addicted to blogging: "SURVIVING YOUR SERENGETI": I am the Crocodile - 02/25/11 04:55 AM
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
"Surviving YOUR Serengeti", 7 Skills to Master Business and Life by Stefan Swanepoel is a read that not only identifies with those in business, but one's LIFE itself. I guarantee this will be a #1 Seller sooner than Stefan may realize.
Just in the first two Chapters, you can identify with the people in the first two Chapters and your personal life. We are all going through life where there is change, maybe because of our economy, time, or life's choices.  Regardless, there may be strengths you may have within you to help you in business and life itself once you … (15 comments)

addicted to blogging: BE PROFESSIONAL & Don't wait for someone to knock on your door, YOU GO KNOCKING! - 02/24/11 02:24 AM

FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Yes, doing your job and doing it well brings success.
As I told my sister when she started RE in Las Vegas in 2005, "You are your own destiny". Are you going to spend time marketing, "YOU"? You go knocking because no one is going to come knock on your door! So, you go knocking on DOORS! I don't mean literally (IT COULD BE.....), but I mean, get YOU out there! Social Media, Internetpresence, local marketing, email drips, community sponsorship, any and/or all! Trust me you will get results. You just need to work at it as … (22 comments)

addicted to blogging: An ePro finds a great tool~ FREE Docu Sign through most state Associations - 02/23/11 06:10 PM
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
MY NEW LOVE FOR A TECHNOLOGY >>> tool to help me work smarter, not harder! Is fantastic!!!! Make sure you join through your state association as I did with our California Association of Realtors (R) because you may get it for FREE as a Benefit with your Association as we do in California. So, read on, get to know the electronic signing of real estate contracts, it's a click away to your email in-box. Get docs back as soon as your clients sign the document, you can see it signed on your end. You can download, save to your client folder and/or … (4 comments)

addicted to blogging: I'M RUNNING-DISNEY PRINCESS RUN | DISNEYWORLD | FEBRUARY 27, 2011 | HALF MARATHON - 02/23/11 01:50 AM
 

FEBRUARY 23, 2011
THE PRINCESS RUN IS THE 3RD YEAR RUNNING>>> AND MY THIRD YEAR TO RUN IT!
IT'S THIS WEEKEND AT DISNEYWORLD AND I HAVE NOT TRAINED FOR IT. YOU MUST WONDER, IS THAT POSSIBLE? This is the 3rd year I run it without trainin and I keep telling myself I will train for next years... Nope! Didn't have time to do it and I also got sick if you all remember and quite frankly I still don't have my voice back...  But here I go on Thursday, taking a red-eye to Orlando from LAX and will arrive … (8 comments)

addicted to blogging: ZILLOW WORKS PEOPLE!! I got my first Buyer in less than a week of BUYING a territory - 02/23/11 12:13 AM

FEBRUARY 22, 2011
I GOT MY FIRST CALL ON MY ZILLOW TOLL FREE# TO GIVE ME THE HEADS UP THAT MY CALL WAS COMING FROM A ZILLOW LEAD>>>>>>>>>> BUYERS IN, YES! ALISO VIEJO! THEY ACTUALLY WANTED TO SEE A PROPERTY THE SAME DAY THEY CALLED.... YAY!!! I HAD A CANCELLATION AND WENT OUT TO SEE PROPERTIES... AFTER VIEWING 7 PROPERTIES WE ARE WRITING AN OFFER TOMORROW! SO STOKED!!! THIS MONTH AND THE REST OF THE YEAR IS PAID FOR!!! I THINK I WILL RE-NEW AFTER MY 6-MONTHS!!!
KEEP YOU POSTED ON ANY NEW BUSINESS AND CALLS TO MY ZILLOW PAGE … (14 comments)

addicted to blogging: ALISO VIEJO SALES IN JAN| ALISO VIEJO REALTOR (R) LAUREN SELINSKY| BUY IN ALISO VIEJO - 02/22/11 12:00 AM

FEBRUARY 21, 2011 8:57PM
ALISO VIEJO HOMES SALES REPORT FOR JANUARY 2011

ALISO VIEJO HOMES ARE SELLING AND ARE ON THE MARKET ON AVERAGE OF 98.2 DAYS. SEEMS LIKE ONE SOLD FOR CASH AND 46 HAD MOSTLY CONVENTIONAL FINANCING. ALISO VIEJO IS A COMMUNITY THAT IS MASTER-PLANNED AND IS HOME FOR YOUNG FAMILIES AND TECH SAVVY PROFESSIONALS THAT LOVE THE CONVENIENCE OF THEIR TOWN CENTER, CINEMA AND CONVENIENT TO THE TOLL RD.
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IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL IN ALISO VIEJO, GO WITH AN ALISO VIEJO SPECIALIST. LAUREN SELINSKY LIVES IN ALISO VIEJO, INVOLVED IN HER COMMUNITY, … (0 comments)

addicted to blogging: QR Code takes two minutes & Most Business People are going Paperless - 02/19/11 03:11 AM

FEBRUARY 19, 2011
I was mentioning to a fellow ActiveRain Member:  http://activerain.com/mets Jeffrey DiMuria in response to his blog, that I had a SOCIAL MEDIA 101 at our WCR Luncheon and was asked a few questions...
Do you have an iPad Do you know what a QR code is? Are you on Facebook & Twitter? Do you have a google profile? Do you blog? My answer was, "YES, YES, YES, YES, YES".  That would be "Yes" to all. So, I showed my iPad, they could verify my Facebook, Twitter and google profile if they wanted to do so on the spot … (25 comments)

addicted to blogging: WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Into a city for a fun ride - 02/16/11 11:25 PM

FEBRUARY 16, 2011

A CITY RIDE FROM THE TOP, FRONT ROW OF A DOUBLE DECKER....
OH WORLD! HERE AND FAR AWAY... ALLOW ME TO ENTER INTO YOUR CITY FAR AWAY AND FIND OUT WHO YOU ARE??? WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT AND WHAT FOODS YOU HAVE.... ;) QUITE FRANKLY I AM REALLY INTO THE FISH & CHIPS.... HERE.... ;)
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THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ARCHITECTURE AND PEOPLE>>> I TAKE ALL MY PHOTOS, I DON'T PHOTO SHOP THEM OR ADD GRAPHICS... WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET... WAIT TILL YOU SEE THE NEXT ONE... I THINK THAT WE SHOULD WORK HARD, PLAY HARD.... … (14 comments)

addicted to blogging: BARTENDER MAKE IT A DOUBLE: Good and Bad kinda' day, sort of.... You tell me - 02/16/11 04:12 AM
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
(EXTENDED VERSION OF "BARTENDER MAKE IT A DOUBLE")
MONDAY- OPENED 2 ESCROWS. FOR A LISTING AND A PURCHASE
TUESDAY- 7AM HOME INSPECTIONS
9:30- OVER ORTEGA HWY TO VIEW 11 PROPERTIES, WENT TO SEE THE HOUSE THAT THEY WANT TO WRITE AN OFFER ON, one more time..... AND MY CAR STARTED, BUT WAS DRIVING 10MPH, AGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!
I want to freakN scream!!! Can I say that???? OK~ in all these years in the business here and in TX, this has NEVER happened to me... I am the type to get a tire before my tire decides to BLOW UP on the … (7 comments)

addicted to blogging: NORTH DAKOTA THE CAPITAL OF THE USA? MAYBE. READ ON>>> - 02/15/11 03:28 AM
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
PUTTING REAL ESTATE ASIDE FOR A MOMENT... READ ABOUT WHAT MINOT, ND WENT THROUGH....
Maybe we should make North Dakota the capitol of the USA.This text is from a county emergency manager in Minot, North Dakota Minot Daily News WEATHER BULLETIN Up here in the Northern part of North Dakota we just recovered from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather Event" of "Biblical Proportions" --- with a historic blizzard of up to 25' of snow and winds to 50 MPH that broke trees in half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds of motorists in lethal snow banks, … (10 comments)

addicted to blogging: SPEECHLESS SUNDAY: Need I say more? If I were any closer I would... - 02/14/11 02:33 AM
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
JUMP in this beauty....

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THE VIEW OF THE OCEAN!!! THERE IS LITERALLY SAFETY GLASS IN FRONT OF THE SITTING AREA... OTHERWISE, YOU WILL GET SPLASHED!
ALL PHOTOS ARE TAKEN BY ME, LAUREN SELINSKY. A SERIES OF PICS ARE POSTED FROM MY OCTOBER TRIP. I ENJOY TAKING THESE PHOTOS. THIS DAY WAS MORE RECREATIONAL AND THE AWWWW OF THE CLOSENESS OF THE RESTAURANTS, INTERNET CAFES AND SHOPS TO THE BREAK>>> IT WAS AWESOME!!! THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY WHEN VACATIONING IS SPEECHLESS> I FELL LIKE I CAN'T TAKE ENOUGH. THANKS FOR LETTING ME SHARE BEFORE … (20 comments)

addicted to blogging: FANNIE MAE HELPING MILITARY FAMILIES THAT ARE STRUGGLING TO MAKE PAYMENT| USA DREAM TEAM REALTY HELPING TOO - 02/13/11 02:57 AM

FEBRUARY 13, 2011
AMAZING ANNOUNCEMENT BY FANNIE MAE AND GREAT INFO. FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT HAVE CLIENTS, FAMILY AND/OR FRIENDS IN THIS PREDICAMENT...
READ ON>>>>>>
WASHINGTON - Mortgage giant Fannie Mae plans to give military families a break on their home loan payments if they are struggling because of the death or injury of a service member.
The Washington-based company says it will reduce or suspend borrowers' monthly payments up to six months. Fannie Mae is the largest buyer and backer of U.S. home mortgages, owning or guaranteeing about $3.2 trillion in home loans.
Fannie Mae also says it … (4 comments)

addicted to blogging: FRIDAY'S FOTOS | EAT, PRAY, LUV BY LAUREN SELINSK | #1 ALISO VIEJO REALTOR (R) ON AR - 02/11/11 05:11 PM
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
EAT

PRAY

LUV MY FRIENDS....

NO, I DIDN'T HAVE A GOOD TIME AT ALL!!!! Yeah right! Had a blast! As I told others, so much that I am planning on going again in May~ ;) Had the best time because it is really a place to relax, shop, drink, dive, meet new friends... <Like my new doctor friends from Buenos Aires~ we still keep in touch today.> We were out at Jackie'O's that night... I will have to post a pic on that with some info. on next week... By now, with the food I … (4 comments)

addicted to blogging: Friday's FOTOS: Don't forget to get away.... Work Hard, Play Hard - 02/11/11 05:45 AM
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
ENTRY TO BEAUTY, FOOD AND FUN.....

PEACEFUL

A VIEW TO KILL

AND TIME TO DISCOVER............

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PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL AND FUN... IS WHAT I LIKE TO DO WHEN I AM NOT SELLING REAL ESTATE.... DON'T FORGET TO TAKE TIME FOR YOU... IT'S FRIDAY FOTOS DAY>>> FUN TO SHARE DESTINATIONS WITH YOU ALL AND A CHANCE TO GET TO KNOW ME AT A PERSONAL LEVEL...
SOMEONE <FAMILY FRIEND> ONCE TOLD ME... ALWAYS MAKE TIME FOR YOUR FAMILY AND YOU BECAUSE YOU CAN WORK ALL DAY, BUT YOU CAN'T BRING TIME BACK! ONE WORKS TO MAKE A … (15 comments)

addicted to blogging: SIR DEMON & LAUREN SELINSKY, S-HUSKEY & ALISO VIEJO AND MISSION VIEJO REALTOR INVITES YOU TO THE ALISO VIEJO AND MISSION VIEJO PET CLINIC - 02/08/11 11:47 PM
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
SIR DEMON INVITES YOU TO THE ALISO VIEJO & MISSION VIEJO COMMUNITY PET CLINIC ON
FEBRUARY 26TH


LOCAL PET OWNER AND LOCAL COMMUNITY SPONSOR, LAUREN SELINSKY, ALISO VIEJO AND MISSION VIEJO REALTOR  INVITES YOU TO THE ALISO VIEJO AND MISSION VIEJO PET CLINIC AT DISCOUNTED RATE. CALL ON YOUR LOCAL REALTOR, LAUREN SELINSKY FOR ANY QUESTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY, NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATION, ALISO VIEJO AND MISSION VIEJO HOME LISTINGS, CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND OR MARKET ANALYSIS ON YOUR HOME IN ALISO VIEJO, MISSION VIEJO OR THE SURROUNDING AREAS.
CALL 888-908-7770, OR EMAIL ME AT homes@ocLauren.com
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