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Commercial Real Estate Agent - Sharpstone Commercial - DRE# 01789768
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I am not one to ever need motivating. I am a very self motivated person. However, every time I meet with my coworkers Mario or Alvaro, I leave even more motivated. Quick question...are you more motivated or less motivated to sell homes after having lunch with your coworkers? Your answer will tell...
01/07/2010
Today Tania and I went to the Calico mines in Ca (past Bakersfield). I always saw the place on my way to Vegas. We just never stopped. It was a nice little tourist town. Great food and nice knick nack shops. It is a great day to just mosey along and be a tourist. We had lots of walking...so of co...
01/02/2010
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I am entirely grateful for those Christmas shoppers. Those who still persist in shopping for their dream home (even as Christmas nears). I have a couple that just closed escrow about a week ago. I have another that will be closing on Jan 1st. I have about 2 die hard shoppers that keep on looking ...
12/21/2009
This Blog officially makes my 100,000th point here on Active Rain. I wanted this Blog to be especially sentimental. I began thinking about the things that matter to me: family, friends, and my wife (of course). I am much too busy for bars and clubs...so...okay...I met my wife on the internet. It ...
12/21/2009
A Client called me about a  Listing in my area. It has a Listing price at 50% of the local values for a 3 bed, 2 bath home (normally around $350,000 for the area). It states in the Agent remarks the following: "Pre-Foreclosure will be sold online through the competetive bid process. Please go to ...
11/16/2009
My key qualities are that I do my homework, I know my contracts, and I am a great negotiator.  Most money is saved/lost during the Buyer's contract offer.  A great Agent does NOT concede every little detail of the transaction to get the sale.  Each "detail" can cost anywhere between $50 to $6,000...
11/12/2009
Historically, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day have been the best time to buy a home. Many Buyers are too busy with cooking, entertaining and buying presents to be able to shop for homes. The amount of competetion is low and sellers know that there will not be many offers during t...
11/12/2009
I do use Market Leader leads. They are exclusive leads and I have had some good success. However, I am curious to see what else is out there and how well are they working for you? Thank you for your input.   Click here to see: Mark's Home Site: If you know of clients who may need some help in the...
11/03/2009
On October 29, 1969, (40 years ago) the first internet message was sent: "L,O" (they were trying to send the word "login." The original reason behind the internet was to protect our communication network should there be a disruption (nuclear proliferation) on any given part of our country. The "N...
10/30/2009
Tomorrow I am going to help a co worker (Mario) with his AR profile. He is going to help me with my Listing Book profile. Helping each other gets things done so much more quickly. Team Work is the best. Thanks Mario. Click here to see: Mark's Home Site: If you know of clients who may need some he...
10/23/2009
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