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2012 

Did you see the news yesterday that the federal government granted the banks more money to process short sales, deed in lieu, loan modifications, and foreclosures and get credit back for part of the difference of what is owed and what the properties are worth. I have been having many challenges r...
08/31/2012
I hear real estate agents everyday say the inventory of homes to sell is low. Here is an easy solution - Let's all list 5 homes in September. If every real estate agent listed at least 5 homes in September there would not be a shortage of  good homes for sale. We could all make more money and pri...
08/29/2012
Have you checked all the options out there for investing your money? Here are a few: Certificates of deposit at mos 2per cent Municipal bonds about 3 per cent and you may end up with less principal when you sell Stocks as we all know this is risky for most people Annuities- for long term investme...
08/27/2012
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Over the past few weeks, I have been making extra effort to use my iPad rather than laptop. I am 59 years old and not too good with technology. I admire the younger agents who whiz through technology. I have hired experts to do a lot of marketing for me and learned what was crucial for me to lear...
08/27/2012
Now is the time to invest in real estate: Here is an example of cash flow for rental homes in Indio and La Quinta, California Numbers are approximations Home price: $200,000 Rent: $2000 a month x 12 months = $24,000 annual income Property taxes $3000 annual Gardener $1000 annual Insurance $1000 a...
08/25/2012
Yesterday was one of my best days in real estate in several years. My smal boutique real estate company in La Quinta, California, sold 7 homes - $2,650,000 Cash $930,000 Cash $500,000 short sale $290,000 short sale $225,000 Cash $200,000 Short sale approved $130,000 Short sale approved Nearly $5,...
08/25/2012
* Over 2100 homes sold * We net sellers over 95% of asking price * We sell our listings for a higher price and in a shorter number of days * Year after year after year, the proof is in the numbers *Full time - We are available 24/7 to serve all of your real estate needs * Online presence Whether ...
08/25/2012
Selling a home in today's market can be challenging. While the market can be difficult, hundreds of home sell in our area each week.  What's the difference between selling your home and failing to do so? THE DETAILSWhether it's our proven sales approach, effective marketing campaigns, or using ou...
08/25/2012
1. Was it lack of exposure? 2. Did your agent discuss buyer demographics for your neighborhood with you? 3. How did your home compare to others you were competing against? 4. Did your previous agent offer to show you the competition? 5. How did the price of your home compare with others in your m...
08/25/2012
It's in your favor to sell your home today. Buyers are waiting. Inventory of homes for sale is low. Interest rates for buyers are still low. Prices are higher than 1 year ago. Call now for a FREE market analysis to get your home SOLD NOW!
08/25/2012
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