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2011 

Just read Chris Alston's post, He said to me, "I didn't know you were still in Real Estate"...When he sold with another agent whew! Breathe there Chris! :)  His post reminded me of a similar experience and a discussion that followed. A friend of mine, Stan Broesder, a business consultant of My Cr...
08/29/2011
Did you get that? All You REALTORS Are Idiots!That's what a previous client said to my partner the other day.  These clients have had their property listed with 4 agents now (we were the 2nd) and 3 times (currently and between listings) as For Sale By Owner.  This property has been for sale for o...
08/26/2011
Interested in buying a house but haven't gotten pre-approved for a loan yet?  Have you been calling agents up to see homes and are wondering why we ask (at least we all should!) if you've gotten pre-approved yet? Your answer is below.  If you're in the Hickory NC area and are looking to buy, cont...
08/26/2011
Brenda Mullen writes a great post on being truthful with potential listing clients.  This is the way I run my business as well.  When you're ready to sell your Hickory NC home, you need to know all of the facts and figures on the market in order for you to make the best decision. Unfortunately, n...
08/25/2011
BREAKING NEWS! We see it on TV news shows everyday.  It's in the headlines of newspapers for the really, really big story, but in today's world, what really is considered "breaking news?"On August 23, there was a 5.8 earthquake in Virginia.  Like many other areas, we felt it here in Hickory, NC a...
08/25/2011
Interested in buying a home?  The absolute first thing you need to do is get pre-approved by a lender.  Many buyers want to skip this step, but it's very important and Jane Grant gives you 7 reasons why. If you're in the Hickory NC area, give me a call.  I've got lenders that can get you pre-appr...
08/22/2011
Don't Ask the Question IF You Don't Want the Answer.  I've been saying this since I was in high school, mainly because I am, and always have been, a straight talking individual.  I don't "follow the crowd" and I will rarely agree just to make a person happy with themselves.  In the open fields of...
08/22/2011
This is an excellent post on exactly why, as the seller, you should NOT stay for the showings on your house for sale.  It's not just about the potential for making the buyer uncomfortable, but also what you may unknowingly say to a buyer or their agent that may make them rethink their decision to...
08/17/2011
Why should you use a Buyer's Agent when searching for a home?  Maria Morton's post below clearly shows there is more to a buyer's agent than just opening doors and writing up offers.  The knowledge and experience of looking at hundreds (and hundreds!) of homes is invaluable to a buyer when it com...
08/11/2011
Nikesh Parekh recently wrote a post, Stop Duplicate Titles! Apparently, a lot of people on AR were posting market reports, listings, etc with every title something like, "Hickory NC Market Report."  This can definitely cause a problem with Google if you've got 50+ Market Reports on your website. ...
08/01/2011
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