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I received this email today from a friend, so I thought I might share!An elderly woman had just returned to her home from an evening of church services, when she was startled by an intruder.She caught the man in the act of robbing her home of its valuables and yelled: 'Stop! Acts 2:38!'(Repent an...
How often have you heard the term Attention to Detail. When I was in the miliatry I heard it all the time, pay attention to detail. Many people do not pay attention to detail, and only want to see the big picture. But in our business we must constantly be paying attention to the details.By paying...
I received this email from a friend at a closing company I use.. It is called Rescue Hug    That's right, there's no getting out of it this time! This is the start of a full-scale Hug O' War! So hug everyone you know! Hug your friends, your enemies, everyone! With all the other forwards out there...
      Ok who did the BPO on this beauty? Welcome to those of you that desire to do REO properties!!! I just love it when I go out to do a BPO and BAM it hits you in your face. You say to yourself they have to be kidding.  But suppose the owner still lives there, and meets you with a little friend...
I just had to share this with all of you today. I received this email today and it is just too hilarious, (or is it)?Stun Gun   (only a man would do this) (Gals - you have got to read the whole   thing if you can keep the tears out of your eyes)Pocket Taser Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife.   ...
I just got off the phone with an appraiser, no problem there, but he was from out of town many miles from where I am. He said he was contracted to do an appraisal on a mobile home in my area. I told him I can not help him. but take he should try contacting some of the appraisers in this give him ...
 Step 1: Getting Pre-ApprovedPre-Approval -What is it, and why do I need it?When you are in the market for a new home there is no greater negotiating tool than the Mortgage Pre-Approval. With this valuable instrument in hand, it shows all parties involved in the real estate transaction that you a...
There are a few reasons why homeowners try to sell their home themselves, but the main reason is to save money.  If you successfully sell your home yourself, you can pocket several thousand dollars that you would otherwise pay to a real estate agent. And selling a home is easy, right? Wrong!Do yo...
  Hello all from sunny Oklahoma. If all of you have been following the news of the last couple of years, there was a process called Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC). It has became unfortunate for man communities that have a military facility nearby. Many of these communities must make the ad...
A recent blog I just commented on says it no better about what to expect...Here  goes...Melissa's story (thanks Mellisa) I want to be an REO Agent... How do I get started?! Based on the volume of private emails I've been receiving, answering this question here will save my fingers a lot of work!!...

Paul Durry

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