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2008 

Can anyone help me with the right way to move or transfer listings when you change to another real estate office?  I am needing to know the best way to go about taking care of this matter - I have had a couple of my contacts tell me and both say it a little different - of course, I will call the...
09/28/2008
TOMORROW will be the first day for opening my own real estate office and I must say that I am so EXCITED!!!  I have heard so many "negative" remarks from some of my local people, but I have to say that all of you here in the RAIN have been so encouraging to me (however, in my blog a couple of we...
09/27/2008
I joined the Women's Council about 7 months ago and so far I have really enjoyed being a part of the group.  I joined for networking and so far - so good -- We had our election last week and I was elected to be the VP of Membership - I don't know exactly what that is at this time, so they are pa...
09/27/2008
Well, I am about to start my week and thought I would take time to write down some of my thoughts to share with you all - trying to just get my act together for the week - A lot is going on for me in my business and within a few weeks, I will be opening my own real estate office so I have so man...
09/21/2008
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What a beautiful day here in East TN!  The weather has been great - tomorrow is the first day of FALL and I have to say that I love the season - certainly time is a tickin and it won't be long until this year has ended - For some reason, my mind has been thinking a lot about what has happened th...
09/21/2008
I am getting ready to do some GRI classes and know I could probably call the real estate commission and get answers but thought I may blog about it - I notice some of the classes say GRI -1 and some say GRI - 2 and etc.  How many classes or hours do you have to have to complete the GRI requiremen...
09/19/2008
Yeah!  Yeah!  Yeah!  As of today, it is actually official - I am getting to open my own real estate office - This has truly been a GOAL of mine and it is finally going to happen!  I am so excited - Lots of people are definitely trying to rain on my parade but I am just putting up my umbrella and ...
09/19/2008
I have just joined the Chamber of Commerce in my town and they are having an upcoming event for all new or existing businesses and that is where you can set up a booth or table and promote your business FREE of charge - From what I hear from my fellow agents that have participated in this from p...
09/19/2008
Have you ever decided to step out of your "comfort" zone and go for something that you have always wanted to do and when you finally built up your nerve to tell everyone --- 99% percent of them "RAIN" on your parade?  I know some people cannot help from being negative but I do believe also that ...
09/19/2008
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WOW, I cannot believe I have gotten 40,000 points!!!  I am so excited!  I have just been a member to the rain for a couple months and have to say that I absolutely love it!  Each day, I have to discipline myself to the amount of time that I spend reading all of the blogs - There is so much good ...
09/15/2008
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Norma J. Elkins

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