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2010 

   Be prepared is the buzzword of real estate now. Before we take a client to look at property we get them to sign a buyer broker agreement. We then sit down and talk to them at length about what they are looking for, time frame, price point, area, features of the home, and on and on. They hvae t...
07/30/2010
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  Today one of my agents and I sold some gold we had. We cleaned out our jewelry boxes with items we have had for a long time and not used or worn.  I got $1200 and Cathy got $1050. How good is that!   We immediately went to the bank and cashed the check. It felt so good to get all that money in ...
07/29/2010
 I answer my phone, email, text, blogs, facebook all day everyday. I am so happy for a PDA to stay current on all of these connections. I remember when just a few years ago I would go home at the end of the day and hvae 25+ emails and calls to answer. It wore me out and drovemy poor husband crazy...
07/29/2010
   Riverside County is lowering the assessed value on several thousand properties. If you do not receive a card with your new value or you do not agree with the value, you can file a one page form at the courthouse or on line with a list of the comparable sales in your neighborhood. The county wi...
07/29/2010
We live in La Quinta, California. We have over 1000 days each year where the temperature is over 100 degrees. It is miserable trying to show homes without the A/C turned on. Many homes are vacant and the agents will not show up ahead of time to turn on the air and cool the house down. Put yoursel...
07/28/2010
Tom has been such a great inspiration to me and my real estate career. In today’s video, I discuss the Three Levels of Performance and how it relates to you being a Level 10: Need – desperation Want – a gap, coming from lack Know – confidence On Wednesday I’ll give you some tips to make sure you ...
07/28/2010
 Home sales rose 6% in June 2010 compared to June 2009. Palm Springs had 192 sales, Palm Desert 169 sales, and La Quinta 148 sales. The median price was $207,000 up 1% from a year ago.  There were 7 sales in the $1.2 - $4.7 million dollar range. One sold in may for $7.8 million and one sold in Ju...
07/28/2010
  We feel very lucky that we have received approvals on 4 short sales in the past 2 days. We are currently working 18 short sales. Our average time to approval is about 2 months. We usually get approval on about 90% of short sale offers submitted to the bank. We sell about 10 - 12 homes a month a...
07/28/2010
HAFA is the new buzz word that is making it easier for homeowners in a bind.  There is help available, and our office loves helping people stay in their home.La Quinta primary homeowners have foreclosure alternatives. With the new standardized foreclosure alternative program called The Home Affor...
07/28/2010
Great information on short sales vs bank owned...  HAFA is a program everyone is talking about...How do short sales help La Quinta neighborhoods or any neighborhood in the Palm Springs area for that matter? Although short sales are still distressed sales in nature, they actually have many benefit...
07/28/2010
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