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Real Estate Agent - Keller-Williams
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When we look back ten years from now to today.  Millions will be saying....why oh why didn't I buy that home when I had a chance. THIS IS THAT TIME!   RECIPE to be A Milionaire. Buy ten houses, (with 15 year notes),  worth 1 million dollars and have the tenants pay for it. In fifteen years you ar...
An interesting thing happened on the way to helping a client in a very high price range. I recently showed a home to a client of mine.  Fairly quickly, we ruled it out for many reasons. The first impression was not good compared to others we had seen. Note: this was one of those situations were m...
 I have seen Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac dumping their investment properties lately.  This is incredible since Austin Texas Rents are at an all time high!  Rents are higher than they have ever been yet, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are dumping properties at 70 cents, 60 cents and even as low as 50 c...
Short Sale experience = 10 years. For me Short Sales are quite enjoyable, although I can't always say that my staff enjoys them. Short Sales give you the opportunity to truly help someone in their time of need. It, also, does require some serious training and experience. However, lately we have b...
0 Comments I can't help it. I just like dogs and children. The best part about Real Estate to me is getting to meet everyones children and their dogs.  Whenever, I am tired or not wanting to go on another appointment I just think of the next child or dog I am going to meet and it lifts ...
 In "The Millionaire Next Door" by Thomas Stanley and William Danko that one thing that hampers the youth is what they called "Economic out patient care of children".  In other words, if a parent gives a young adult money to solve a problem... the young adult has a hard time learning the lessons ...
03/04/2009 The Right Things Wrong Can Save You Thousands!  The Right Things Wrong Can Make You Wealthy!Uninformed and uneducated buyers buy with emotion and often make irrational, emotional and petty decisions! This is the reason it is so important to have a fiduciary representing you!What ...
The answer may surprise you! www.bobguest.comFor many, many years REALTORS have given the standard answer to their customers that inground pools add little value to real estate in Austin Texas.  I have even heard agents reason with their clients that many families do not want pools due to safety ...

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