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By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 6
Althhough I wrote this article several years ago, it is still applicable today. Our local business journal, which is a monthly supplement to the local paper, came out this week and the theme or focus was real estate. Among the many articles written, one article clearly stood out as a simple- mind...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 11
I NOW KNOW WHAT LIES AHEAD! While commenting on a particular blog in a different forum, I sided with the blogger's own personal dissatisfaction in generating income with something he really loves doing...Blogging.  As I shared my love of earning an income in something I really enjoyed doing (real...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 6
LIFE AFTER REAL ESTATE. After an overall productive 12 years in real estate, I have made the difficult decision to retire - again! During this short but fulfilling second career, I have enjoyed some really good times in real estate and, like many others, have gallently navigated through some toug...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 2
   Great location in Saltillo, MS and close to major shopping and dining. Tupelo schools. Custom built home located on large lake at Northridge Crossing offers upscale living and space. From the custom kitchen with S/S appliances and icemaker, to the bigger than large library with built in booksh...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 6
I have recently made a career decision with the move to join the ranks of thousands of independant real estate professionals across North America. After over 10 years of being associated with nationally franchised real estate firms, myself and others are witnessing a continued transformation of c...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 1
April 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE MississippiA quick compilation of residential housing sales numbers for the month of April 2011 are as follows: Total Closed Sales:  114 (slight decrease from 118 one month prior, and down 13% compared to the same month one year ago) Total Foreclosure...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
Congratulations to Columbus, Mississippi for receiving recognition as a "Tree City USA". I had never heard of this before but apparantly there are many cities in the United States that have acheived this recognition. To qualify as a Tree City USA community, a town or city must meet four standards...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 4
While driving through the neighborhoodwhere Elvis Presley's birth home sits, I'm always intrigued by the number of Elvis fans who still travel the world just to visit the King's experience. Elvis' birth home was built by his father and is a two room home that beckons tourists that visit from the ...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 4
Taking pictures around the yard seems so much different than taking photos for a home marketing effort. It seems something so simple can be captured so easy while the most important photos are difficult at best. I have never used my phone camera to photo shoot photos of a home but after a photos ...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 4
Tupelo, MS. Real Estate. It's termite season again and time for this real consideration when purchasing real estate. I tell my clients that there are TWO types of homes in Mississippi - One that has termites One that will get termites I always get raised eyebrows when I say this and then I explai...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 6
Ever searched through listings during the late summer and notice all the trees in the photos have no leaves, or that the grass is dormant? Ever notice listings that upon a visit, look nothing like the photos? I visited a home recently that has been on the market for nearly two years and upon ente...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
March 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi  A quick compilation of residential housing sales numbers for the month of March 2011 are as follows: Total Closed Sales:  118 (this is a 42% increase from the month prior but down by 5% compared to the same month one year earlier) Total F...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 2
EXiT Realty Premier Tupelo, MS Real Estate Taking on the job of marketing and selling real estate today is both a monumental and risky proposition. We all know that market dynamics have shifted from prior years when situations were more favorable for sellers - to conditions now that have buyers r...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 2
  TUPELO's First ever BBQ Competition. Professional and amateur teams alike will participate in Tupelo's first organized BBQ cook-off competition on Friday April 1st & Saturday April 2nd. There will also be live music, food and craft vendors, and a childrens area. There will be something for eve...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
  February 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi  A quick compilation of residential housing sales numbers for the month of February 2011 are as follows: Total Closed Sales:  69 (this is a 15.9% decrease from Feb 2010 and a decline from 73 the month prior) Total Foreclosures Sold: 2...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
January 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi (edit/delete) January 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi   A quick compilation of housing numbers for the month of January 2011 are as follows:  Total Closed Sales:  72 (decrease from 80 in Dec) Total Foreclosures Sold: ...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 1
The goal of the ACRE program is about growing trained real estate consultantswho can offer quality, transparent choices to the consumer, both in the services that they can receive and how those services can be paid for.  We know and communicate to the consumer that their highest value is that of ...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
December 2010 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi   A quick compilation of housing numbers for the month of December 2010 are as follows:  Total Closed Sales:  80 (decrease from 83 in Nov) Total Foreclosures Sold: 27 (compared to 28 the month prior)Foreclosure/sales Ratio: 34%  (No ch...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 0
What Do Those Letters Mean After an Agent's Name? (edit/delete) The consumer surely must wonder what all the characters following real estate agents name mean, so here is a blog re-post that may shed some light on deciphering those letters that may lead to choosing a REALTOR that's up to the task...
By Randy Landis, Overseas Retirement Consultant
(Retired in Samar)
Comments 5
While at friends house last night for dinner, we discovered this very humorous and creative video of the Nativity event as seen through the use of technology. Produced in a very respectful manner, it is also rather comical the way the chain of events are chronicled.  This video depicts how social...

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