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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR ~ THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT ~ FEBUARY 3, 2011 Gung Hay Fat Choy!  (Happy Chinese New Year!) The start of Chinese New Year this year falls on:  Thursday, February 3, 2011 — The Year of the Rabbit. Happy New Year   Chinese zodiac 2011 horoscope predictions Chinese New Year food...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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IS IT JUST US OR IS EVERYONE OUT THERE TODAY GETTING HIT WITH EMAILS FROM CLIENTS ABOUT LISTINGS? Believe me, I'm not complaining but since yesterday we have been receiving emails and phone calls from our out of town clients about various listings they have received from us. Is it just us or is e...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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NO ONE IS LOOKING ANYWAY ~ SO HERE GOES ~ LAST ONE IN IS A ROTTEN EGGThis is the last day for the January 31st Challenge that was started by Connie Harvey.  For Connie Harvey, it was a new experience. She never started a group nor posted a challenge.  "OMG I never expected that kind of reaction"....

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SOCIAL NETWORKING AND THE CONSUMER ~ WHICH "P" DO YOU DO? Real Estate Professionals that delve in SOCIAL NETWORKING are looking to obtain LOYALTY from consumers.  Many consumers will create multiple connections with many real estate agents. This is where the problem lies with the LOYALTY issue. D...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEBrunswick County Chamber of Commerce provides visitors with a FREE Visitor's Guide or you can stop by the Chamber's office located in Shallotte at 4948 Main Street.                      Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce was established in 1976...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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BOB STEWART ~ THE MYSTERY BEHIND HIT ROUTER ~ ANOTHER TICKET SOLVED BOY WAS I UPSET UNTIL I FOUND OUT ABOUT HIT ROUTER FROM BOB STEWART I was cruising around Active Rain today checking out all the different features, reading blogs, commenting and enjoying a day of carefree cyber space.  Hmm, let'...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I am still in the 4 day workshop with Mike Ferry Trainer, David Long.  He is doing an excellent job and I feel motivated to take this real estate business as a real job.  I have been an agent and top producer since 1983 but know and realize that we must change with the times.   The times of the d...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SOME PEOPLE CAN BE JUST PLAIN DUMB ~ AND IT CAN BE DARN HUMOROUS   All joking aside for a moment ~ okay that's long enough ~ there are some just plain dumb people out there in the world.  I'm sure you have encountered some and I'm not talking about those who misspell because we see them all the t...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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A NEW BEGINNING FOR A VERY INSPIRED NEWBIE Goals are set by many on the first of any given New Year, but this year was different for me.  Active Rain inspired me to grow and change, to be better if not the best. A new beginning for this year is to focus on health and get back into shape. To start...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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POSSIBLY THE OLDEST PERSON ON FACEBOOK   While perusing around the Internet this afternoon I came upon a story about of a woman who is believed to be the oldest living survivor of the Holocaust. "Judging from her Facebook page, Alice Herz-Sommer is an inspiration to many." The story did not have...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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TIME FOR THE PLAYOFFS ~ WHO IS GOING TO THE SUPERBOWL ~ This is Frank's favorite day of the year ~ the Playoffs ~ It's also his birthday today ~ What a great birthday ~ The Packers (12 - 6) at the Bears (12 - 5) The Packers beat the Bears 10 - 3 at Green Bay on January 2, 2011 which was a must wi...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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CANOEING, KAYAKING ALONG THE WACCAMAW RIVER ~ NEW BLUE TRAIL TO BE DEVELOPED IN NC A blue trail is a type of water trail or a paddle trail for outdoor recreational purposes that allows you to follow a developed open space with nature along a river. Several organizations are planning to work toget...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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ACTIVE LISTINGS IN SEA TRAIL PLANTATION AND OCEAN RIDGE PLANTATION, BRUNSWICK CO. NC                                                                                SEA TRAIL PLANTATION Statistical Chart Report   Listings as of 01/21/11 at 7:51am    Listings per Status    Minimum, Average, Maximum...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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GREAT IDEA FOR NEW HOME OWNER GIFT For a new home owner who is moving into a new home whether it is a first time home buyer or not, it can be difficult deciding what to give them as a house warming gift. You may not be sure what the decor of their home is, the colors, or the styles they like. How...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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"How Smart Are Dogs" We have a client who is a journalist and quite often sends us some of the most unique emails with human nature stories. In his email today he sent us the story of a Chase, a border collie, who has a vocabulary of 1022 nouns. The article is from the NEW YORK TIMES  and Chase w...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SUNSET BEACH ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA MARKET REPORT  JULY 1, 2010 TO DECEMBER 31, 2010 ALL PROPERTIES  FOR SALE  SOLD  PENDED  NEW LISTING     1 month 6 months   Nov 10 Dec 10 % Change July 10 Dec 10 % Change For Sale 338 334 -1.2% 365 334 -8.5% New Listing 58 36 -37.9% 34 36 5.9% Sold 11 9 -18.2% ...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SUNSET BEACH MARKET REPORT FOR SALE SOLD PENDED NEW LISTING FOR LAST SIX MONTHS JULY 1, 2010  -----> DECEMBER 31, 2010  ALL PROPERTIES           DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ISLAND     1 month 6 months   Nov 10 Dec 10 % Change July 10 Dec 10 % Change For Sale 338 334 -1.2% 365 334 -8.5% New Listing 58 36...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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WHO SAID WE CAN'T HAVE SOME FUN HERE ~ HUMOR IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH I don't know about you but I love jokes ~ Humor is part of my nature ~ Being a blonde and of Polish Descent, I was the brunt of many a jokes ~ here are a few good Senior Moments    Garage Door  The boss walked into the office on...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SALUTATION AND VALEDICTION, WHICH TO USE AND WHY Does it matter who the email is going to when you decide your salutation?  Do you start with "Dear" because it is the most commonly used salutation?  Do you decide on "To Whom It May Concern" for lack of knowledge of the gender, or to convey to the...

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
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SUCCESS WITH CRS For those who are unaware, CRS ( Certified Residential Specialist) is a Realtor specific designation, earned by completing an arduous course of advance training and by meeting significant experience requirements.  Less than 4% of all licensed Realtors earn the prestigious designa...

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