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Free First Time Home Buyers Classes Seattle, WA Phil Ross of Guild Mortgage in Kent, WA offers FREE First Time Home Buyer Workshop , highlighted by Down payment assistance programs & first time home buyer benefits. With historically low rates, and homes more affordable than they have been in yea...
05/03/2012
Free First Time Home Buyers Classes Kent,WA Phil Ross of Guild Mortgage in Kent, WA offers FREE First Time Home Buyer Workshop , highlighted by Down payment assistance programs & first time home buyer benefits. With historically low rates, and homes more affordable than they have been in years, ...
03/09/2012
The highlight for this weeks Inside Lending Newsletter is that existing home sales that are under contract, but not yet closed, were up 10% from the previous month. Also it's good to note this number is up 9% from a year ago. This is promising news for the real estate industry rolling into the ne...
12/05/2011
Fear usually wins out when stacked up against the desire for personal gain. Fear is often rooted in lack of knowledge, and while many seek out the information needed to make informed decisions, a many others don't know where to turn. The result: they stick with the status quo. But is "status quo"...
12/03/2011
Ever been in a situation where your buyer has finally found that perfect home, only to learn that it won't pass inspection? Maybe the furnace doesn't work properly, or a couple windows are  broken or cracked? To add to your frustration, the bank is selling "as-is" and refuses to make the needed u...
12/01/2011
Over the years as a co-worker, manager, and owner, I've learned that in sales, talent alone won't get the job done. In the majority of cases, the only difference between a true star performer & person just hanging on is merely the mastering and perfecting of a few fundamentals. Now here comes the...
11/30/2011
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Could the old saying, "people love to buy, but hate to be sold", really be so true? I think so.  Right or wrong, our culture has conditioned us to equate selling with gamesmanship. Thus, when buying situations arise, most try to avoid any living, breathing being with a name tag...atleast until we...
11/29/2011
As a team leader, words of instruction are always good, but demonstrating it is even more powerful. Whether training new hires, or leading a group of seasoned professionals, what you do counts way more than what you say. Day after day, by demonstrating the right actions, be what you want your tea...
11/28/2011
Have you ever had a something happen that originally felt like a small disaster, that later turned out to be a blessing? I had one of those situations this past week. As I was heading to a morning appointment, I realized the screen on my cellphone had gone dead. This was a real bummer for me, 'ca...
11/26/2011
As a youngster, I was painfully shy. I can remember playing a basketball game in the schoolyard, and overhearing someone asking a friend, "is that guy a deaf mute, he never says anything"? I guess I was a pretty quiet dude. As shy as I was, my attraction for success at whatever I did (or maybe it...
11/25/2011
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