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Previous Broker/owner serving Lee and surrounding counties in Mississippi. My personal blog efforts are now directed and concentrated on planning for and retirement living abroad. Please visit my website http://retiredinsamar for insights into overseas retirement.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I just left The Consulting Times after reading a great bit of news posted by fellow ACRE® (Accredited Consultant in Real Estate) Jeani Ritchie. Jeanie is working on her instructor credentials through the Texas Association of REALTORS® so she can teach the courses for GRI, or Graduate REALTOR® Ins...
05/03/2011
Being a staunch supporter of this model for years, it takes someone like Mollie Wasserman to launch a campaign great enough that will cause force the industry to take note. I'm finally getting paid for the work I used to never get paid for. Thanks Mollie.Tish Lloyd wrote a wonderful post a couple...
05/03/2011
Congratulations to Columbus, Mississippi for receiving recognition as a "Tree City USA". I had never heard of this before but apparantly there are many cities in the United States that have acheived this recognition. To qualify as a Tree City USA community, a town or city must meet four standards...
04/21/2011
Have you ever seen a home languish on the market for many months days, and then notice that it shows up one day as a NEW Listing?. More often these days, agents in our market are re-listing homes after it originally expires to make buyers think the home is a new listing. The stereotype of a home ...
04/21/2011
Glenn...The paradigm shift in real estate actually began in the late 80's and was derailed by an almost continous boom in real estate. The consumer has been screaming for change for years, but their cries have been drowned out by the force of resistance. The power of the "union" to protect what h...
04/19/2011
While driving through the neighborhoodwhere Elvis Presley's birth home sits, I'm always intrigued by the number of Elvis fans who still travel the world just to visit the King's experience. Elvis' birth home was built by his father and is a two room home that beckons tourists that visit from the ...
04/18/2011
Taking pictures around the yard seems so much different than taking photos for a home marketing effort. It seems something so simple can be captured so easy while the most important photos are difficult at best. I have never used my phone camera to photo shoot photos of a home but after a photos ...
04/18/2011
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Tupelo, MS. Real Estate. It's termite season again and time for this real consideration when purchasing real estate. I tell my clients that there are TWO types of homes in Mississippi - One that has termites One that will get termites I always get raised eyebrows when I say this and then I explai...
04/16/2011
Ever searched through listings during the late summer and notice all the trees in the photos have no leaves, or that the grass is dormant? Ever notice listings that upon a visit, look nothing like the photos? I visited a home recently that has been on the market for nearly two years and upon ente...
04/13/2011
March 2011 Sales Statistics - Tupelo Area, NE Mississippi  A quick compilation of residential housing sales numbers for the month of March 2011 are as follows: Total Closed Sales:  118 (this is a 42% increase from the month prior but down by 5% compared to the same month one year earlier) Total F...
04/06/2011
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