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2009 

I read Clint Millers post the other day titled "5 Ways to Kill your Business in 2009!". In his post, not working a set schedule was Clint's #2 way to kill your business. Realtors, do you work a set schedule? I don't.  Not even close.  Should I be worried? I don't understand how a career in real e...
01/28/2009
I have heard the following phrase countless times:  The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result. I DON'T BELIEVE IT! Tell it to the river that carves the canyon... To the wind that changes mountains... Yet I continue to hear this "definition...
01/27/2009
I was fortunate to have couple of closing at the end of December.   It not only assured my family a very Merry Christmas, it also allowed me to make some investments in my business:  1.  Global Positioning system (GPS):  Garmin Nuvi 260          I love it.  It gives me so much confidence.  There ...
01/19/2009
Do you ever have one of those blah days? I was having one today when and an email I received made me smile. From:  Vision. Subject:  New prospect. Congratulations! You just received the following new prospect: Name: xxxxxx Phone: Website: servingnaperville.com Action: Use the initial contact wiza...
01/15/2009
  If you are a Realtor planning on showing a short sale listing, this is a bad sight. It means you probably won't be showing that home today. I came across this ugly sight not once but twice TODAY. It is a door knob, smashed off it's door.  The Sentrilock still desperately trying to do it's job.....
01/13/2009
His name is Andrew Olson.                       He is probably the best real estate blogger you have never heard of. I first read one of Andrew's posts back in October.  I had just joined Facebook, and was anxious to learn about social networking and Web 2.0. The timing was perfect. Andrew writes...
01/11/2009
I was hoping for a cold and sunny day.  What I got was a snowstorm...  It was Saturday morning.  I was taking pictures for my new listing, 1116 Longwood Drive, Lisle.   It was snowing heavily.  The skies were dark. Although it wasn't what I planned on, it was fun taking pictures in the snow... Ke...
01/11/2009
Over the last few months, I have read many articles questioning if home ownership is still part of the American dream.  Writers have been debating the advantages of renting versus home ownership. This is probably to be expected considering today's real estate market. While renting is certainly gr...
01/07/2009
I have been showing a nice young couple homes the last few weeks. As many of my buyers do, they did a bulk of their searching online, selected their favorites, and then called me with a list of homes they wanted to see. All of their favorites ended up being short sales. Why? Because short sales H...
01/06/2009
I haven't written anything about Growthleader in a while. Honestly, I didn't have a whole lot to say... The number of leads I was receiving from my new website, www.servingnaperville.com, had cooled off dramatically right after Thanksgiving... But in the last week or so, they have started up agai...
01/03/2009
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