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How is your business going?  If not so good, it might be in how you are responding to an initial question from a stranger, friend or family member.  This is why it is so important to have a 30 second commercial or "elevator speech" ready.  They call these elevator speeches because that about how ...
10/03/2011
From David Knox, a Real Estate motivational speaker, here is some good advice when dealing with a client that claims to have a "friend" in the business...   Whenever you get this objection, the most obvious curiosity is why, if they have a friend in the business, did they call you?  If they were ...
10/03/2011
If you want to create a new way to get people to visit your website with barcodes, just create your website and go to the following site to create it. http://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/qr/ Then you can do a screen print and insert it into Microsoft Paint and just save the image file. Here's my...
10/03/2011
I saw a blog that got my attention about hosting a Saturday morning opportunity for your new buyers or the buyers that bought your listing to meet their new neighbors!  That's right, do this with your buyers and the buyer's agents buyers too that bought your listing!  This way, you are the one th...
10/01/2011
People want what other people want!  That's why auctions work in getting people together with common interests with money to buy things, many times, just to keep someone else from getting it.  They like "winning" the item and feeling like they beat the other person.   This human trait has not bee...
10/01/2011
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Speech 1933   In gaining our prospect's or client's trust and confidence, we all need to show confidence in our words and posture and especially in our tone.  Having confidence in ourselves is the key and this mostly ...
09/30/2011
Protecting the credit score!      Top 10 Credit Do's & Don'ts during the Loan Process   Did you know that most lenders pull your credit report a couple of times during the loan process?  Keep in mind that we typically pull a new credit report prior to closing the loan, and if your credit scores h...
09/30/2011
Quality Buyer Interviews!    The key to finding the perfect home for your buyers is to take more time up-front getting to know them better and probing for more about their preferences for now and in their future.  When you do this, you are going to find better homes for your buyers and close them...
09/30/2011
Apartment Dwellers Might be Ready to Move!   My wife and I used to live in an apartment for 5 years right after we got married and we had some loud and obnoxious neighbors making our lifes' miserable.  For the most part, apartment living was okay but at one point, the guy living below us was work...
09/30/2011
I picked up a take-out pizza while watching a ball game yesterday and when I got my pizza, there was a Red Cross flyer on it.  The flyer was promoting the Red Cross's $100 million nationwide disaster relief fundraiser.  If you want to contribute, you can go to www.scotlandcountyarc.org or go to t...
09/30/2011
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Call me for a mortgage in NC or SC. Specializing on VA Mortgages with Veteran Discounts! FHA loans, USDA Rural Development 100% Loans, 203K, JUMBO, Conventional and ARMS. We have a true 5/5 ARM that adjusts every 5 yrs up to $729K ($300K Minimum) for only 5% down with NO PMI! Rates are very attractive on all of our products. We can also do REVERSE MORTGAGES. Call me on those too.