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2012 

Last month I met a woman at a business mixer.  Stefanie is the Regional Sales Manager at Recology.  After a few moments of conversation I realized that Recology was the garbage company.  Why on earth would they need a sales manager?  They're the only act in town right?  It's waste management, rig...
01/29/2012
Who has seen the Short Sale Submission Procedures from Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, US Bank, really name any bank, in writing?  It's like the Loch Ness monster and Bigfoot, only worse.  At least there are rumors that the Loch Ness monster and Bigfoot exist.   I wholeheartedly believe that...
01/22/2012
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I think the next issue I am going to have to proactively deal with is the notion that you write an offer at asking and get the property.  That's not the market we're in here in Contra Costa or Alameda County. The Myth That You Are the Only Interested Buyer I just closed on a buyer that I wrote 24...
01/20/2012
One of my favorite sayings is that "as long as people still want to live indoors, I will have work".   Not so fast Buck-o. The banks have been trying to do everything they can to muscle in on the one business where an American can work hard and support their family. As long as you don't have a fe...
01/16/2012
I don't know about the other ActiveRainers but my book of business has blown up.  The day after Christmas, it was on.  I don't think anybody went to the after Christmas sales.  They called me to buy a house.  And God bless every one of them, I am working like a fiend to get everybody a home that ...
01/15/2012
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Valerie Crowell

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