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Real Estate Agent with Prestige Properties

Wow!  Some really powerful thunderstorms in our area of the last several days.  We definitely needed rain but what a show of nature's power.  Thankfully we did not see the flooding that some other areas have seen.

Nature is a lot like real estate.  It can be hot or cold.  There are definitely different seasons to selling, and you never know when all hell will break loose.  As I was thinking about the analogy, I also thought that we tune in to the weather everyday to prepare for it.  Shouldn't we be doing the same thing for real estate.  Each morning shouldn't' we be checking the current status of the market in our area and prepare for it.  I realize the real estate does not change quite as quickly as the weather can but it can be just as volatile and we need to be prepared.  Make checking the real estate weather a part of your everyday routine and don't get caught in a storm with no protection!

Todd Pierceall
Prestige Properties
www.prestigeproperties4u.com

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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
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Another thing about real estate and weather - everyone gets the info from media and it is not always accurate! Nice post - beautiful area, NC!

May 03, 2009 11:13 AM #1
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Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
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Yes, real estate is a lot like the weather. . .in that case,we had a major hurricane last year that we still recuperating from.. 

May 03, 2009 11:39 AM #2
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Pat Champion
Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty - Mount Dora, FL

How right you are we need to be prepared for whatever comes our way every opportunity.

May 03, 2009 11:46 AM #3
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Connie Lou Barnett
Real Living/Home Realty - Owensboro, KY
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We've had the rainy weather in Kentucky as well. I hope the weather is changing in our favor, and it seems to be break the right way for real estate at the present time.  Let's hope it continues.

May 03, 2009 12:19 PM #4
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Wayne Weaver
ERA Team VP Real Estate - Bemus Point, NY

You never know what is going to happen next hour.  Constantly changing.....

May 03, 2009 12:49 PM #5
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John Combs
Alan Deblat Real Estate Corp. - Oceanside, NY

raining a lot here in NY also. Almost every day for a week.

May 03, 2009 01:27 PM #6
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Todd Pierceall
Prestige Properties - Gastonia, NC

I never thought about the media aspect of it but you are exactly right Gary.  Even when they get it wrong everybody tunes in to see what's next. Unfortunate but true.

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