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2009 

      Had the opportunity to play a round of golf with some associates a few weeks back at Olympia Hills golf course in Universal city, Texas.  Overall the course, even in the winter months, is in great condition!  The greens were smooth and ran true.  There are several blind shots that you need ...
01/22/2009
We have been blessed today to view a pleasant part of history!  Yes we experience all types of history day in and day out, however, this is a day that transcends the true meaning of democracy!  I have served my country proudly for over 20 years and today, I can add a pinnicle of truly proud to be...
01/20/2009
  Along with my passion for real estate, I have a passion for golf.  I fell in love with the game in 1996 and have been hooked since!  I've had the opportunity and pleasure to play golf courses all around Europe during my time in the military.  I've played in Scotland, England, Italy, Ireland and...
01/20/2009
Despite the fact that foreclosures are at their highest in 20 years in San Antonio, it's still relatively lower than the rest of the United States.  San Antonio is still also considered one of the most stable markets as well.   Short sales have risen, staving off some of the foreclosures, as peop...
01/14/2009
         Knowledge is power, to learn and read is to know.  I try and take tine to learn all i can about the San Antonio market as well as the rest of the world.  Blogs are great, i love Active Rain, it's truly a wealth of knowledge for the REALTOR and the consumer alike.  The Internet is your hu...
01/14/2009
We had the privilege of having the NAR president in San Antonio telling us about the housing forecast for 2009.  Good news is on the horizon!  Housing is now more affordable than ever!  Interest rates continue to break records with all time low recordings and housing with a median price range of...
01/12/2009
Wow, I love to go through the web to increase my knowledge of the market and all aspects of real estate.  I decided to look at some of the referrals posted here on Active rain and noticed an increase in the referral fee percentages!!!  Is that a sign of the times?  I know we are lucky to be one o...
01/08/2009
I'm sure all our office afford the luxuary and time to sign up for phone duty and I'm sure a lot of us are not really fond of it.  The calls saying "we're in front of this house and want you to show us the inside right now" really puts you off.  You have to develop a relationship with our custome...
01/07/2009
A fresh start, a new year; Now is the time to refocus on your profession.  You are your business and you need to treat it like that.  The past is the past, but it should not be forgotten, it should be part of your learning curve and your stepping stone to reevaluate what works and what doesn't.  ...
01/04/2009
Just when I thought the money I spend on marketing is a bust; I get a call from a potential client, wow!  He liked the site I registered from as it was informative and not intrusive.  I signed up for the site and many more for that particular purpose.  I don't want to hound a person interested in...
01/03/2009
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