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2007 

This is a great philosophy. I love stories, and so I'm going to relate one. Fictional of course.Assume I was a Real Estate Broker in business for myself with no other associates or assistants.I list a house. I sell the house. I receive 6% commission for the sale. I pay my office expenses i.e. pho...
08/25/2007
Just got back from 10 days in Dallas, where the realty market seems to have normalized. Not many 'for sale' signs. Property values still increasing, albeit at a somewhat slower rate. Did notice the decrease in newspaper realty advertising, however.My family usually spends a couple weeks a year vi...
08/22/2007
My good AR compatriot from Dallas, Bill Cherry, recently commented on one of his blogs and referred to me as Miss Fran. Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. I'd like to set the record straight once and for all.Fran you all know, is short for Francis/Frances. I did n...
08/10/2007
Like the 13th floor of an elevator is often avoided, so I have been reluctant to write my 13th blog.Now I'm not superstitious, except when it comes to baseball or stepping on the cracks in sidewalks. But I couldn't help but notice how today the AR community has grown to 42,000.I am legitimate now...
08/08/2007
What is it that makes a hero? The dictionary defines a hero as 'any person admired for courage, nobility, or exploits; any person regarded as an ideal or model; a central figure who played an admirable role in any important event or period'.What is Your definition of a hero? Who are your heroes? ...
08/07/2007
First of all, thanks Jeff Belonger for selecting(sliming) me. I'll be 64 on my next birthday and I type with 1 finger. I haven't even mastered 2 finger typing yet. I can barely use a word processor, let alone cut & paste and all that stuff. This darn Meme thing has taken me longer than any settle...
08/04/2007
AR brothers and sisters: Is there any correlation between my comment and the "what does the graphic say"? word?For example, The other day while commenting there seemed to be a "berry" theme. Then, on another occasion there seemed to be "oriental" type words or graphics or whatever you call them. ...
08/03/2007
I once saw an article many years ago in "Psychology Today" magazine that asserted that next to death and divorce, a real estate closing was one of the most traumatic experiences an individual goes through in life. I remember wondering if this applied to the closer as well as the buyers, sellers, ...
08/03/2007
Located in the center of lush, green, rolling hillsides lies the beautiful town of Douglassville, PA. This is where over 4 years ago my family decided to reside. Great schools, (Daniel Boone School District), clean air, somewhat rural, yet convenient to shopping, recreation, worship, and transpor...
08/02/2007