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2008 

Last fall, when my husband insisted on buying a super-duper personal computer with a Vista system for my business, I resisted.  It was too much money & machine for me (I thought).  Initially, I couldn't get used to Vista & it wasn't a match made in heaven between us.  Nine months later, I can say...
08/16/2008
Once a year, the owners of the brokerage I work at visit each of their brick & mortar offices.  The visit is a combination pep rally, retrospective of how the office has done & some owner insights on short & long term market conditions.  They take this opportunity to describe any new sales initia...
08/14/2008
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Earlier this afternoon, my husband & I spent 45 minutes with an AT&T customer service person, trying to lower our very high monthly statement for land-based, cellular & internet service.  First you have to go through a menu of language choices, then a short menu of why we are calling, before you ...
08/12/2008
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The local paper ran an article on Saturday that was disturbing to those of us in the business & consumers.  Evidently, granite (a natural resource) has been found to contain radon; it continues to emit radon gas even when installed in the home.  The article was accompanied by a photo with a 'geig...
08/11/2008
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Without a doubt the chief reason for expired listings is their price---overpriced listings become expired listings.  I use expired listings in my listing presentations to inform homeowners that their property's list price must be below the expired listing price, all other things being equal.  Exp...
08/11/2008
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My brokerage prides itself on providing newly licensed agents support & training during their first months in the business.  I've volunteered during the past 2 years to be a 'company trainer' or mentor to some of these new hireds.  During the past 15 months or so, I've noticed that the newly hire...
08/10/2008
SEASONAL RENTAL TOO! LARGE SPECIAL MODEL 'C' (ONLY ONE IN BUILDING); NEW CARPETING, FRESHLY PAINTED; SPACIOUS PATIO NEARLY 100' IN SIZE. NEAR LAUNDRY ROOM & ELEVATORS;  BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF GOLF & LAKE; POOL JUST ACROSS PARKING LOT; EXTRA STORAGE BAY; ENJOY GREAT CENTURY VILLAGE RECREATIONAL AMENITI...
08/10/2008
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I'm attending a 3 day course on a new buyer program endorsed by my brokerage.  ALthough I've been in the business a few years, it appears that there is still more to learn about working with buyer leads.  I'm o.k. with that.  Working with buyers is far more difficult & certainly more time-consumi...
08/04/2008
Since joining activerain last Fall, I've received a few referral notices from out-of-state realtors.  With one exception, I've responded "yes" to everyone of them.  To date, I've not received any of the referrals.  I answer quickly by e-mail; the last one I received (this week), I emailed & calle...
08/01/2008
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