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I write a monthly newsletter which I distribute to my farm area, FSBOs, expireds, etc. I try to be organized about it, i.e. I try to get ideas for the newsletter during the month so that at month-end, I'm not stymied with writers' block. This month is better than most, because I actually have 2...
How are you coping with overhead? This has never been a cheap business & everyday, costs are increasing. I jokingly tell friends that I live, work, worship & shop all along a 2 mile stretch of road--and I've found that I haven't compromised my lifestyle in any way. So I grocery shop at the sup...
Auctions & foreclosure sales are successfully luring buyers. As a result, it appears that folks (not short sellers nor preforeclosures) that simply want to sell their homes have given up! I'm seeing very few FSBO signs & lots of expired listings that don't go back on the market. Regular homese...
I keep tabs on my neigborhood stats--it's good business, as an owner & realty professional. I just looked up my neigborhood search on the MLS & am stunned at some very recent price drops. One 3 bedroom/2 bath corner home dropped from $329,900 to $295,900; another dropped $20,000; a third proper...
The kids headed back to school this morning---hooray! Since my family didn't plan any trips or special activities during this time, I had to cut back my realty hours to keep an eye out for my daughter. It seems that the older she gets, the more she needs supervision-of a different sort. Anyway...