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By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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I spent most of today with the people that I love the most. I am sure that it is an amazing thing to hold human a human life inside of your body for nine months.  I always hear (from other men) about the pain that childbearing carries. However, I am not sure that I have ever heard a woman talk ab...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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#5 Be Creative: The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships or the like, and to create new meaningful ideas, forms, methods or interpretations. Look Outside the Box: Sometimes people do not have all of their options in front of them. A client of mine wanted a home t...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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#4. Respect: Esteem for a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability. Also, the condition of being esteemed or honored. Reality Check: Do we ALWAYS Respect our clients? Do we look down on them because they are in a different price range? Do we ESTEEM and HONOR our...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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#4. Respect: Esteem for a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability. Also, the condition of being esteemed or honored. Reality Check: Do we ALWAYS Respect our clients? Do we look down on them because they are in a different price range? Do we ESTEEM and HONOR our...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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#3. Optimism: A diposition to take the most hopeful view.                        Life's Most Challenging Times: Have you ever tried to do something that you have never done before? Something that is intimidating, yet, you have to do it? Something that usually requires a sales person? Facing the u...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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Seller Tips 1. Understand why you are selling. 2. Find a good Realtor 3. Do your homework before you set your selling price. 4. Appearance is critical.  Maximize your selling potential. 5. Deep clean your property, remove all personal traces of your family. 6. Disclose EVERYTHING. 7. Do not get e...

By Mark Velasco, Top Producing COMMERCIAL Team 30+ years experience
(Sharpstone Commercial)
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Short Sale Tips by Mark Velasco (So Cal) (Part 1 of a 4 part series)  1. Know your area prices Many Short Sale properties are priced well below market prices to attract lots of  Buyers.  With lots of Buyers, comes many bids and then comes the multiple counter.  Most Short Sale properties do give ...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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Turns out prices are dropping! Yes they have definetely dropped..... but sales have drastically increased take a look for yourself!                                     DOWNEY HOME SALES REPORT FEBRUARY 2009  Single Family Sales - Residential Other Statistics Price ClassBedrooms   2 OR Less34 Or M...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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COMPETING SELLERS CAN LEARN QUITE A FEW THINGS FROM BANKS WHEN LISTING IN TODAYS MARKET:   BECOME THE LOWEST PRICED COMPARABLE IN A 1/2 MILE RADIUS   TO ARRIVE AT PRICE DO A COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS INCLUDING 3 ACTIVES, 3 PENDINGS AND 3 CLOSED FOR THE LAST 3 MONTHS TO A MAXIMUM OF 6 MONTHS   D...

By Carlos Arvizu, (R.V. Zoo)
(Carlos R. Arvizu Sr. with Prudential California Realy)
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Economic News By; Carlos Arvizu Sr  Many citizens are deeply concern with the direction the  economy is going.  Many hard working people are concerned with losing their jobs, homes, or have seen their 401k's retirement investments dwindle 40 to 60% in value over the last year.  Fixing the problem...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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I don't mean it's getting hot as in weather here in sunny California, what I mean is the amount of buyers around the corner when another low priced foreclosure hits the market. It almost felt like I had a sticker on the back of my car that read: "FOLLOW ME TO A LOW PRICED REPO!"   What point am I...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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THIS SHOULD HAVE BEEN TITLED : BASIS FOR WRITING  A CORRECT OFFER First you must understand that banks have decided on the price by having individual brokers give broker price opinions on the asset/property   You must also understand that brokers giving the bank a price opinion will sometimes giv...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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So I was previewing homes in my local market Downey, California and decided to snap a quick one with my Palm Treo........ hope you enjoy from the album cover of Now & Then And how it looked in the album Now and Then    

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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Remember this is only a prediction and nothing more, maybe we will look back at this and say ..... boy was that Benny Chavez guy off, or maybe boy was that Benny Chavez guy on the money! I will mention  that I have taken plenty of real facts into account when deciding what I would predict would h...

By Carlos Arvizu, (R.V. Zoo)
(Carlos R. Arvizu Sr. with Prudential California Realy)
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Another Stimulus Bill is about to take a trip around capital hill very soon.  Our political leaders have a grave responsibility in using the public tax dollars wisely, not just distributing wealth from one hand to the other.  Giving credits (money) to everyone doesn't do a dam_ thing unless, the ...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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Bank Owned properties or R.E.O (real estated owned by a corporate entity) sales are much easier than a short sale. The only problem with a reo is the conditions of the transaction. In most cases the bank will sell the property in as-is condition. Depending on the kind of financing you have in pla...

By Benny Chavez
(THE CHAVEZGROUP AT COLDWELL BANKER PREVIEWS INTERNATIONAL)
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When a homes value is less that the amount owed on a mortgage, and the home owner is late making payments on the mortgage, the bank will begin a forclosure process. If the home owner wishes to save his credit rating and avoid the forclosure, a real estate agent is hired to market the home for sal...

By Carlos Arvizu, (R.V. Zoo)
(Carlos R. Arvizu Sr. with Prudential California Realy)
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The Road to Recovery is upon us.  Most people believe it or not, are still listening to the doomssayers, yet if you look at the  underling events that are taking shape today, and analyze the momentum of activity on the market, you'll discover that multiple offers are being made on more and more p...

By Carlos Arvizu, (R.V. Zoo)
(Carlos R. Arvizu Sr. with Prudential California Realy)
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Economic Bailout for the Auto Industry If GM, Ford, and Chrysler are to survive this economic recession, they need to make a serious decision as to the future of their companies, as well as their workers, and other supporting services that provide parts and other related accessories to the auto i...

By Carlos Arvizu, (R.V. Zoo)
(Carlos R. Arvizu Sr. with Prudential California Realy)
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Baffled by all the political posturing?  If I were running for public office, here is what I would do since having Mastered Real Estate and Economics 101;                    1.  Reduce the Capital Gains tax to 5%, what this will do is encourage those that are holding long term capital gains to se...

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