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2009 

Today I visited my local Wal Mart grocery store.  This store is not like a typical Wal Mart, it is only groceries.  Well of course the quickest way to check out is the self check out (they call it FAST! EASY! FUN!).  They were completely out of bags.  Not just this one check out but all of them. ...
01/31/2009
State representative Chente Quintanilla from El Paso has introduced a bill that would make it illegal to do just about anything behind the wheel except drive.  The bill would outlaw personal grooming, eating, drinking, reading and writing while driving.In addition it would prohibit changing the r...
01/30/2009
Well I survived my first ice storm in Dallas.   I survived by not getting out of the house.  Having lived the majority of my life in the Houston area, I have never driven on icy roads before, and did not think yesterday should be my first experience.  The live TV coverate given to the storm remin...
01/28/2009
Did you know that the Bible has a special verse for everyone's birthday?   Mine is "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."  If you want to know your special verse you can look up your verse now...   http:...
01/28/2009
The Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index was released yesterday and shows that home prices in Dallas were down only 3.3% Nationally prices dropped by 18.2%. This was the 28th straight month that prices have declined nationwide. Down 3.3% is not bad when you compare with Phoenix down 32...
01/28/2009
I have a buyer who was interested in viewing some condos.  There were three in one complex and one other in another complex.   Three required appointments be made through a  scheduling company.  The fourth there ware no instructions in mls as to how an appointment was to be made.  I called the ag...
01/28/2009
Yesterday I heard my first radio advertisement from the Texas Association of Realtors® letting the general public know what is actually going on in Texas with regards to real estate, and how we are not like the rest of the country.  The commercial was well produced and did a great job in promotin...
01/28/2009
I can not believe all the publicity the recent girl’s high school basketball game is receiving. If you have not heard two Dallas private schools recently played a basketball game and the final score was 100 to 0. The loosing team has been on several national television shows. Mark Cuban the owner...
01/26/2009
I have a client in the Fort Worth area who is need of the services of a good real estate attorney.   If you know one please forward me their contact information.   Thanks
01/24/2009
What do you do if you see something similar to the following in the MLS agent remark?  "If I show your buyer, before or after you show the same buyer, & submit an offer, you will receive a 30% referral fee instead of BAC offered"  Then you go and look at the mls rules and see something like this:...
01/23/2009
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