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What is procuring cause? Procuring cause is the chain of events that ultimately caused the buyer to purchase or the agent or broker who, by their actions in producing a buyer, brought about the sale of a property.    So goes the story. An agent (Listing Agent A) had an agreement with said builder...
08/11/2010
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I've come to realize that "divas" and "driveways" don't mix. One of the most challenging situations that can be faced is dealing with a "diva / prima donna" as a neighbor. Diva or Prima Donna by today's definition are one who behaves as a goddess or queen. Both the terms "diva" and "prima donna" ...
07/14/2010
When I was 22 I bought my first house. I can recall being very stressed about having enough money for all the costs associated with buying a home. I also remember, everyone telling me we "had to" purchase owner's title insurance. My agent at the time told me it was optional, and to be honest had ...
04/21/2010
Walking a tightrope seems like an impossible feat. What's it take to make it to the other side? The ability to overcome fear - A great acronym for fear is False Evidence Appearing Real. First make a plan to accomplish your task, walking the tight rope, climbing that mountain, landing that big acc...
03/14/2010
I was shocked to find out that I have a very small window in which to obtain certification by the EPA for lead based paint. I'm not an inspector? The deadline ladies and gents is April 22, 2010. As I read up on this new regulation and was made painfully aware that the liquidated damages for non-c...
03/03/2010
This morning I woke up and spent about an hour reflecting on the experiences of my life. I have to confess, my dream as a little girl was to travel the world. I wanted to experience different cultures, meet the people of foreign lands and see the amazing sights this wonderful world of ours has t...
02/14/2010
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For years now my Mom has encouraged me to write a book about my adventures in real estate. For some reason, I have some of the most "interesting" experiences. So, this is the beginning of a new series of adventures in Hampton Roads real estate. Please note I will not be disclosing any specific in...
02/01/2010
Too often we come across people who are a "legend in their own mind". It drives me nuts, because these same people view themselves as superior but lack compassion. Compassion for those who have different ideas, opinions, values, gifts and talents. These differences are what makes the world go ro...
01/24/2010
You bought a condo with no yard. Then you bought a dog, which requires that you take them for a walk since you have no yard. So please tell me why you don't feel you have to pick up after your dog. Who do you think is going to pick it up? Over the last several years, we've had people move in and ...
01/24/2010
On a trip to Las Vegas recently, I found myself parked in front of the "Wheel of Fortune" slot machine. As much as I hate to admit it, I love playing that slot. The only problem is I normally leave with less than I started with. We all know that's how these lavish hotels and casinos were built.  ...
01/19/2010
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