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Have you ever told your clients that they need to remove all their personal pictures in a home bacause their home would not sell with those pictures hanging? This is really not true. You need to tell your clients to remove some but not all. They want the buyer to look at your home and not the personal and hanging pictures. It is very imprtant for a house not too look too sterile. It still wants to be warm and inviting- just not overwhelmed with personal photos or hanging pictures on every wall or space on the wall.
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                                            LOCAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL EARNS ECOBROKERÒ DESIGNATION.  BUYERS AND SELLERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT Cathleen Rodgers FOR INFORMATION ON THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY, "GREEN," COMFORT, AND HEALTH-RELATED FEATURES OF HOMES AND BUILDINGS.    On July 18, 20...
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I am taking a class for MCE and a Certification.  I am to make a  list of partners who deliver green,environmental or energy real estate products and real estate services. If you work in the DFW area  and you are one of these can you please shoot me a message back name of your company, what you d...
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05/27/2008
Just heard on the news that we are having a Energy Star Tax Holiday?? Not sure what this is about, but just thought anyone who was thinking about buying an Energy Star appliance in Texas would want to know. Those of you who live in North Texas this was on Channel 8 News  
05/24/2008
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Wow! Here I was cleaning our kids toy room when my dogs started going crazy. My daughter ran to the window to see what was going on when she screamed fire! My husband ran to the window and the house 2 doors down was inflamed. 4 firetrucks, 3 police cars and 2 ambulances were outside. Big flame ba...
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I just watched or really listened to the strangest show on t.v. It was about building green. Since everything is linked to the environment- I listened while cleaning. They were talking about making the walls out of dry rice/wheat. They found a farmer who could guarantee this would be dry on deliv...
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My listing I have blogged about that I had for years finally got a renter and closed!!! So I am very happy. The renter is also going to buy it in a year- so this was a double whammy! This house was not in the greatest condition- it was outdated and pool was horrible, but after 2 years he finally ...
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