Pacita's Quick Bytes of Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Alain Pinel - BRE 01367196
A REALTOR's perspective on events that shape and affect the real estate market.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

Final act for the year: De-cluttering work space and work habits. December 31, 2011My final act and blog for the year: I don’t have a big plan --- but it all begins with decluttering. And it isn’t just the house that merits de-cluttering as I move forward and prepare myself for the coming year. W...
12/31/2011
This information is so important for us since it illustrates who our target audience is, how we can reach them. and how they find us. So glad that Kathy took the time to post this. We can certainly put this information into good use. Thanks, Kathy! Ever wonder how buyers find their home?  Wonder ...
12/31/2011
What started as a wish for a home office turned into a major project. Ouch, my aching back! December 30, 2011This day was exciting to me. My handy man just finished installing the bamboo wood floor and assemblng our new bedroom furniture. That meant that we can finally sleep in our bedroom instea...
12/31/2011
We should all have Gwen's sense of humor. She truly has the gift. And thankfully, she gives us reason to laugh, and reminders that we should be careful about what we write on the MLS and elsewhere. For those of you who haven't discovered Gwen yet, here's another look at her last blooper blog for ...
12/29/2011
These are my guides as I attempt to apply the principles to my business model While thinking of what I want to accomplish in 2012, and what I need to do achieve my goals for a prosperous and productive year, I was reminded of several books I cherish. It seems that to progress in this and any busi...
12/29/2011
DEAR IKEA MANAGEMENT:  I'd like to feel and think that you care enough about IKEA's reputation that you would appreciate someone calling this to your attention: FRONT LINES ARE KILLING YOU! Whatever goodwill and good reputation you established with your products are being destroyed by extremely p...
12/29/2011
I feel very strongly about what Paddy had to say...and I truly want to share this with others who may have missed it. For relaxation, I watched a Christmas episode of the old TV show "Cheers". People freely greeted each other "Merry Christmas" and "Happy Hannukah". And the last words were spoken ...
12/28/2011
December 28, 2011.  Short Sales: the devil is in the details!SHORT SALES   Limbo: IndyMac short sale. Faxed the file on December 16. Followed up, and learned that we're missing info: zip code of the subject property needs to be included on the contract.   Memo to self: make sure every "i" is dott...
12/28/2011
This is a really simple yet truly effective way to illustrate the cost of renting versus buying. Scott produced an easty-to-understand video. Perhaps you;ll hvae other ideas you may want to incroporate when you do your own video on the subject matter. Have a happy and prosperous new year, everyon...
12/27/2011
December 26, 2010.  Out with the old, in with the new because of a want/need for a new office    Filled with new resolve to prepare my home to be a haven for a work-at-home person,  I decided to tackle a project that was percolating for a long time. Festering may be more like it.One of my New Yea...
12/27/2011
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