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Real Estate Agent - Raleigh Cary Realty
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I know there are alot of good lenders out there and I don't know them all, but I hate it when a buyer brings their own lender to the table.  I am not saying the lender is no good, they are just an unknown that I have to work with. I have several good lenders that I have a relationship with, so if...
06/20/2011
What is a large back yard?  Well that depands are who you are speaking to.  for example, someone who grew up in the North east might have a very different defination that someone who grew up in Rural Texas.  In the North East, a home on 1/4 acre might seem like a large back yard where in Texas, i...
06/20/2011
Of Course, Guy being a generic term and not gender specific, but are you known as someone who "has a guy"  Regardless of whether it's an electrician, plummber, fence company, well and septic, etc.  You want to be known as someone who "has a guy".  If you have that title, then whenever your past c...
06/09/2011
I couldn't agree more.  I am amaged by the on site agents who call or e-mail me to tell me they are offering a 1000 bonus to the agent if they bring a client and close by a certain date.  I tell them that if I have a client that matches their product I will bring them.  The bonus plays no part in...
06/09/2011
We are potentially in a dangerous situation every day.  One area I thing alot of Agents could make improvements in the area of Safety is our Signage.  I work and have worked with alot of attractive ladies who put a picture on their sign.  This could be an invitation to someone who wishes to do ha...
04/13/2011
    A TASTE AND TOUR OF FUQUAY. If you happen to be local to Fuquay Varina (for everyone else, Fuquay-Varina is about 15 miles south of Raleigh NC). we are having 4 homes open tomorrow between noon and 2pm.  There will be door prizes and refreshements.  if you have the time, I would welcome you t...
03/10/2010
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Are you a Secret Agent or an agent who lets everyone know what you do for a living.  If you wear a name badsge, do you take it off before you go to lunch or go to a grocery store?  If you do this, you are missing an opportunity to captutre leads.  There is a bagel shop near my office.  I have dro...
03/08/2010
    Monday Real Estate Report Last week in Triangle Real Estate   Legend: ASP = Average Sales Price ADOM = Average Days on Market ASF = Average Square Footage Triangle = Entire MLS Area   Township         Closed     ASP ADOM ASF Cary 16 $321,825 119 2,425 Morrisville 5 $297,180 120 2,587 Raleigh ...
03/08/2010
    Monday Real Estate Report Last week in Triangle Real Estate   Legend: ASP = Average Sales Price ADOM = Average Days on Market ASF = Average Square Footage Triangle = Entire MLS Area   Township         Closed     ASP ADOM ASF Cary 34 $247,477 93 2,072 Morrisville 6 $386,066 129 3,390 Raleigh 1...
03/01/2010
  Monday Real Estate Report Last week in Triangle Real Estate  Legend: ASP = Average Sales Price ADOM = Average Days on Market ASF = Average Square Footage Triangle = Entire MLS Area   Township         Closed     ASP ADOM ASF Cary 20 $270,476 78 2,212 Morrisville 1 $255,000 280 2,245 Raleigh 50 $...
02/22/2010
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