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First and foremost...Happy New Year!!! Now, what's up with some of these agents representing builders and doing just too much?!!! I'm sure their sentiments about us Realtors are the complete opposite when it comes to working with a buyer when building a new home.  But the fact of the matter is, b...
So are Zillow & Trulia the real estate "experts?"  I am confident, and brave enough to say NO!   The real estate industry has seen many changes within the past few years, from technology advancements, to the role of a Realtor, and the changes happened so fast and furious its no wonder there are m...
According to the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, the following is new data showing how our maket is fairing  amidst global economic changes. Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association reports: The number of closings for October 2011 (1,882) increased 12.4 percent compared to October 2010 whe...
Believe it or not, there are some buyers still unclear as to what an FHA loan is, and how it can benefit them when purchasing a home. Read my attempt to be candid as to what it is, what is going on with it today, and how it can help. Well, let's see...say you are contemplating purchasing a new ho...
So you came across websites that allow the public to "rate" real estate agents, and you think this is a good idea? Well, let's examine closely exactly what these sites are saying, and then rethink your answer. Most of these websites are not even real estate company websites.  Most are private fir...
If the answer to that question were as simple as it sounds, the economy would be booming.  The mess of past years, would be a hiccup.  And life would be flowing with Milk and Honey! Since the beginning of this year, it seems the tide has changed.  Buyers started coming out the woodwork as if some...
As a Sales Agent, we are trained to go for those that only want to buy!  And back before the economic melt down, most agents sold real estate and you couldn't get them to show anyone a rental.  "I'm into Sales, not Rentals" I heard myself say to someone referred to me by a Buyer, who couldn't buy...
After long consideration of trying to find the right mix to economically create business for myself, whilst staying sane, I've come up with a solution. Apps!!! Everyone seems to have them! My banks recently switched to a mobile app that makes it so convenient for me to do my banking.  Some of the...
Just read an article by Inman News' own, Steve Bergsman, and I must say, Give me a break! Mr. Bergsman, you may have written books on real estate investments, but how can you say: "the concept of homeownership as a necessity of modern life has been broken, bagged, and tossed in the trash" when, i...
First let me start by wishing you a Happy New Year!!!  No need to recap 2010, I think we all want the headache to go away before we will worry about the bruise. With 2011 in its infancy, there's always optimism that the rest of the year will be filled with positive opportunities. With the Fed mak...

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