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Managing Real Estate Broker - Full Circle Property Management
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I think I have reached the end of the short sale road for one of my listings. I have done about all I could do for him. We listed it for a good price, found a buyer, worked out the offer, and even fought through the short sale with the bank and got approval to close as long as we had the bank the...
06/17/2008
I am swamped and need a good agent to work with me on the buyer's side of things. I am so busy with my listings that I can't do anything more than answer basic buyer questions and send them on their way...right out the door and on to another agent. I will bet that I lose 10 buyers a week that I c...
06/17/2008
Does Groveport have a downtown? Certainly! This listing is at 190 Delane, which is just a short distance from the brand new state of the art Recreation Center! You'll think you entered a time from the past as you pass through the downtown area of small shops, mom and pop restaurants, large treed ...
06/16/2008
Unfortunately, he left before I had the chance to ask. My Dad wasn't one to discuss much with you, or open up about things. I know he had a hard life in a steel town outside of Pittsburg with an alcoholic father. I know he joined the Navy and served during Korea. I am the oldest son, and couldn't...
06/15/2008
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In Dirk Zellars's book, "Dummies Guide to Success as a Real Estate Agent", he mentions always doing Direct Income Producing Activities. The Pareto Principle states that 20% of your activities will result in 80% of your sales. Those activites are showing houses, writing offers, listing homes, and ...
06/05/2008
I do a lot of short sales from the seller's side, and I have a problem with some of our conventional wisdom about disclosure. I have been taught throughout my career that when you represent a seller you should take care of your client by getting the best price for their home and also giving profe...
06/03/2008
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Boy, could I use a couple of agents that want to work! It seems that no one wants to put in the time or the leg work to be succusseful anymore. I get tons of leads, especially off my foreclosed listings, and I can't even give them away! All these agents want to stay home and work from their "home...
05/30/2008
I did not know what a veteran was. I was 17 and looking for a way out, a way out of a bad life, a bad area, and found I could join the military. I didn't even shave yet. I joined the military at the tail end of the Vietnam War, and did not know much about it. I had been a kid, and kids see stuff ...
05/26/2008
Someone just posted a website called www.angryrenter.com, and it really exists and they are angry! About what I don't know, but I thought there might be some other sites we should disclose:www.pschoexgirlfriend.orgwww.fatguyatthegym.netwww.therentislateagain.comwww.Icantsellahome.orgwww.idiotinli...
05/08/2008
So many times there are great classes for investors that turn into a 3 hour class about how to buy the speakers product and make them rich and not you. After a few hours of that, you are thinking "no way, this won't work". But what if there was such a class that would teach you the right way to i...
03/22/2008
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