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Check out the Home Buyers Scouting Report! If you are in GEORGIA, this is a great tool. It allows you to search for your home based on zip code, school district, size, etc. If you're like me, when you go shopping you don't want a pesky sales person bothering you. This system takes the pressure of...
If you are a loan officer or an agent who knows a great loan officer, please let me know.  I am searching for two loan officers who are motivated and are self starters.  Great benefits and exceptional work environment.  These positions are available immediatly and I would love to talk, no pressure.
The relationship you develop with your customers, combined with the personal information you are constantly collecting, can be a goldmine for future business. The fact is most business professionals spend a significant amount of money marketing to people they don't know in an effort to procure ne...
ON-TimeTake Time Out for PlanningHave you ever had days, weeks, or even months go by when you were frustrated in your work activities because you failed to implement the things that you know you need to do in order to be more successful? Perhaps you've taken pages and pages of great notes at semi...
The FSBO AssistantGiving to ReceiveOne nice thing about For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes is that the owners advertise to the general populace, which makes them easy to find! You have their address in any ad they put out, which means you can do some extremely targeted marketing.Another important thi...
I have a handout entitled "33 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast".  If anyone would like for me to email them a copy, please let me know.  I can also attach it to an email and forward it.  It has proven successful with several agents recently and I would love to help you make more money!
When a marriage ends in divorce, the lives of those involved are changed forever. During this time of upheaval, one thing that shouldn't have to change is the credit status you've worked so hard to achieve.Unfortunately, for many, the experience is the exact opposite. Unfulfilled promises to pay ...
Short-Term Interest Rates on the RiseAdjustable Rate Mortgage Holders Prepare for Increase in Interest RatesIn 2004, the Federal Reserve made it clear that short-term interest rates would be increased at a "measured pace" because of a fluctuating US Dollar, unstable oil prices and an evaluation o...
Should You Leverage Your Home orPay It Down Rapidly?  There is a great debate within the inner-mortgage circles these days. Should we, as loan professionals, encourage clients to borrow as much money as possible? Or would consumers benefit more if we helped them to understand the advantages of 15...
Seek a Qualified Mortgage Consultant to Ensure the Best ResultsUnderstanding Credit Scoring &Credit Repair  Credit remediation is a subject consumers often face with fear and trepidation, and for good reason. With the exception of recognizing that the best score wins, the average home shopper kno...

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