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THE FOLLOWING IS A CUT AND PASTE FROM DRUDGEREPORT WHICH CITED (LOS ANGELES TIMES) -- LETS DISCUSS THE CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP An important angle in the IndyMac failure that may get lost in ominous headlines tonight and tomorrow: federal regulators pointedly cited U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.,...
If any of my fellow AR'ers are here -- Give me a call 804.307.2247 Let's get together!!!! I'm staying 2 miles from the Marriott!!Give me a call, if you are around here! -Jason
My Original BlogThis is regarding the guy who told me that I was too lazy to show him homes-- since I refused to show without a pre-approval letter. I got a call last night from an agent from a Discount Brokerage and we started chatting about her buyer. Soon, I realized that she was calling abo...
Following up on a blog written by Evil Rich: See His Article Here Has anyone advertised on Realtor.com? If so, is it worth paying their monthly fee? Love to hear what people have to say! -Jason
Just got off the phone with a prospective buyer who wanted to look at one of my listings. Right off the bat-- he told me that he wanted to see the property. No problem here, I'd love to show it.However, I never rush into a property showing--- without finding out: Do you have an agent and are yo...
What other things have you seen on your property checks?This is one that I saw when driving past one of my listings! Oh, the area code is 804-- if you want to appear on JERRY JERRY JERRY!! -Jason
For those of you who don't know-- REOTrans has been down more than it has been up in the past week. Also, for those of you who don't know-- a score card is assigned to you (but you can't see the information on it). If you ask the people at tech support -- to give you your grade -- They'll give y...
My growth has been wonderful-- and I have truely been blessed by the deals that I have to work. My in house assistant was unable to keep up with the demands of working REO (for me) and has quit. I've been considering working with a Virtual Assistant (VA) -- to handle some of my tasks. I've spoke...
Recently, I've been considering going to a centralized showing service. The benefits as I see them:Less work for my assistant and myselfBetter tracking of showings and feedback Drawbacks:When I had to do this one time before-- I canceled the showing since the person on the other end was interoga...
I went over to one of my listings the other day -- and I met my contractor to give me a bid on repairing some steps that are a trip hazard (if you walk on them, you'll probably break your ankle). Well-- When I gave him the address and inquired if he needed directions he started to laugh -- and t...