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2013 

    THE WEEK RE-CAP: SUNDAY: Great worship time at the Grace Place and donuts!!! Planning for the Explore God campaign set to hit Austin texas this summer. We met at Starbucks It really had a great start and the week was good. Three lease applications accepted and three happy clients. We were abl...
05/31/2013
  This is going to be a great week! Not just because it began with donuts. It is just a matter of attitude. Must admit, I am in need of an attitude adjustment. Things have been a little rough in the market place recently and I have allowed it to affect my attitude.  This week started off with don...
05/29/2013
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    You stand in our place, defend our freedom, run toward danger. We love you, we honor you and we will always remember. May God bless the families who have been marked by permanent sacrifice. May God bless and strengthen the resolve of those who continue to fight for our freedom. May God bless...
05/27/2013
      The Spurs, behind Tony Parker's 26 points fought past the Grizzlies, winning 104-93 in overtime on Saturday to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. Tim Duncan scored 24 points, including seven in the extra period, for the Spurs, who trailed by 18 in the first quarter. Game 4 is...
05/26/2013
          Recently the most difficult part of my job has been getting in touch with listing agents. In a hot market like Austin Texas, what the MLS status says and what is the real status are often two very different things. I have made the drive more than once with interested buyers or lease cl...
05/25/2013
For most of my Real Estate Career I have acted primarily in the capacity of a "buyers agent". I really do love helping buyers. Everything about this focus has been very fulfilling and I plan to continue to help buyers.  Over the past few months I have poured considerable energies, time and finan...
05/22/2013
  As a Realtor we need to know when to say "no" and walk away from a customer, rather than make them a client. Here are a few of those occasions:   1. Customer refuses to price home reasonably in the existing market.  2. Customer is difficult to work with sets many roadblocks ie: 3 hour notice b...
05/20/2013
    GOOD SUNDAY MORNING! A beautiful day to begin a spiritual journey. This morning at 10:30AM at the Grace Place we begin a new series on growing God's Way.  You are invited. Donuts and coffee are available, child care and children's classes. Here is where you can find us:    1500 Royston Lane,...
05/18/2013
  Nothing goes better with chocolate than more chocolate. However, Real Estate and Chocolate go together very naturally and deliciously. One of my favorite parts of the job is the visit to our local Title Company. They have a beautiful office and in it they keep chocolate. Chocolate coffee, choc...
05/16/2013
                  It is wonderful to receive more calls for business than I am actually making. The Austin Real Estate market is on FIRE! Set to take on two new listings this month, working with clients looking to lease and buy. Our Practice is to listen to you!  Let us help you sell, buy or lea...
05/14/2013
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