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DENTAL PLAN FOR NAR MEMBERS   NAR has just introduced a new Family Dental Insurance for members.  There  are four difference plans to choose from, starting at $17.34 per month. Click here for further information   And click here for a comparison charts for the various Dental Insurance Plans.        
12/02/2010
Between April 2009 and March 31, 2010, $66 billion of residential property, amounting to 7% percent of the total U.S. residential market, was sold to foreign nationals from 53 different countries, led by Canada, Mexico, UK, China, Germany and France.  They bought at a higher median price ($219,40...
12/02/2010
  This is good advice for property owners.  In Europe, where power is prohibitively expensive "hot water on demand" is used extensively.   I am thinking of having this system installed when my water heater needs replacing.   Tankless Water Heater Life Expectancy Tankless water heaters are becomin...
12/01/2010
Since NAR calls their globalization plans "Global Marketing" I have decided to rename the group following these endeavours and keeping everyone informed "Global Marketing".  The previous name (CIPS Global) implied that only CIPS designees should join, whilst I am attemping to keep anyone informed...
12/01/2010
  I found this post when searching for the way to change the name of a group.  I liked it so much that I am reblogging it to give more agents the opportunity to profit from it.     In perusing ActiveRain's 6,037 groups during the past few weeks and creating my Top 101 list, I found out that we co...
12/01/2010
  Every homeowner faced with short selling his or her property should read the blog below about not paying "short sale negotiators" by Stacey Smith.  Thank you, Stacey, for spellng it out.   With the continuous boom of the short sale market there are many listing agents out there that "Choose" on...
12/01/2010
  Thanks for this interesting post which I am including in my outside blog as it is of interest to many readers!  The website for the National Fenestration Rating Council can be accessed by clicking here .   OK so you are about to embark on new windows for your home.  How do you know if the windo...
11/30/2010
  Wendy, good blog, and thanks for the link to Short Sales Super Stars!  I am reblogging so more agents will have the opportunity to see this post!          Quick!  A potential short sale seller calls you to list his property.  What questions do you ask?  Here are a few to start the conversation....
11/30/2010
  Phillis Lerner's blog makes some very good points. The advantage of heavily discounted non-short-sale and non-bank owned properties is that the deasl ususally goes through withour special contracts and addenda, and without delays and hick-ups! Via Phyllis Lerner, Realtor - Broker / Owner - West...
11/30/2010
The first time I was in HongKong about 15 years ago, I had a call in the limo from the airport, from friends who had just arrived. I saw a tunnel approaching and told my friends that we would lose connection any minute now.  The limo driver laughed - and told me in that HongKong cell phones work ...
11/29/2010
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