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If you haven't had a chance to read Bernice Ross' article about clients you need to...it put a lot of things in persepective for me. Here is the link to her article: click here As I was reading the article I found myself running through my current clients and if I could catergorize them and if I...
I've talked about social media before....just read an online artice by Alicia Alway Braatz. I found myself laughing because everything she said seems to be exactly what I see when it comes to Facebook. She talked about deciding if Facebook is or is not a place for real estate networking with as...
As real estate professionals we are always looking for ways to attract more business. We are bombarded with emails from various companies offering their services to help us. There is nothing wrong with that - in fact I have used a number of companies over the years to help me in various ways to...
I was reading one of the two local Tampa Bay newspapers the other day and came across an article that caught my attention. A small town, San Antonio (no not Texas!), Florida just South of us has placed restrictions so that no sex offender can live in their town. Apparently the town had a previou...
If you plan to buy a home in the near future, you should be researching the various components of homeowners insurance. Why? Because you’ll need to have a policy in place by the time you close on the house. In fact, your lender will require you to provide proof of insurance on closing day. This ...
Another fine day here in the sunny Tampa Bay, Florida area. Gorgeous sun shining and the temperature just right for the middle of January. If anyone is looking for a reason to escape to Florida now would be the perfect time. Want a second home? Want a vacation home? So many houses to choose f...
Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s important to choose representation that meets your needs in the transaction. When it comes to representation in a real estate transaction, there are several options available. Image: Jupiterimages/Comstock Images/Getty Images You have choices when selecting...
Technology is fantastic......as well as overwhelming at times! I love my Blackberry - I have instant access to my emails, my calendar, my contacts, the internet, etc... A drawback is the small screen. I've looked at an iPad but wasn't real sure of how practical it would be as far as work is con...
Do you all remember October of 2009 and the "balloon boy" incident? For those of you who missed it - a man (Richard Heene) and his wife sent a self-made gas balloon filled with helium in the air near their Fort Collins, CO home. The couple then alerted authorities that their six year old son wa...