Lane's Blog - Looking out from the garage

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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Results Realty - GA RE Lic # 282060
Luckily I have wi-fi, and can get online from the garage. If given a choice, that is where I am. Between MLS searches, arranging marketing, and pre-viewing homes, I will try to get in a little welder time, or at least clean some of the tools from the last wrenching session.

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2010 

The Gold Medal match was a great game.  Like many, I would have preferred to see Team USA come away with a victory and a Gold instead of a Silver...  But I don't think anyone can say that they didn't deliver a great game.  The game tying goal with under 25 seconds left in regulation was amazing! ...
02/28/2010
"What is he talking about now?"  That is likely the question after seeing the confusing title...  Over the last couple of years, I have done sporadic surveys of how many listings have the maximum number of pictures allowed by our local MLS...  Currently the maximum is 20.  It has been as low as 8...
02/28/2010
Marketers and other businesses know that the world has become smaller... but that we stilllike to do business locally...  There is a national insurance company that has an ad running in at least several states that begins... Attention Drivers Statewide... They want to tap into that "local" feelin...
02/27/2010
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Image via Wikipedia During the month of February, as well as the end of January, I spent each Friday afternoon volunteering to talk about business and economics with a bunch of 4th Graders.  This was in connection with Junior Achievement. It might sound like pulling teeth, but it was really a bl...
02/24/2010
The real estate market for Gwinnett County is in a state of flux.  There are wide variations between different location throughout the county, as well as different price strata.  There are a few themes that are readily apparent, but some locations and price ranges are standouts (good or bad)...  ...
02/24/2010
Ken is a great guy and has excellent and up to date information.  If you are looking for a house in Gwinnett, this might be the program for you...September of 2009 brought devastating flooding to many areas of metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia. During this time flood waters from the Chattahoochee Riv...
02/22/2010
While speaking with a prospective client, we touched on home marketing.  As we were discussing it, I was asked about venues and their importance...  "Should we be on Craigslist, MLS, Trulia, Zillow, etc?"  My reply was "Of course... we want to be as many places as we can keep track of... but most...
02/21/2010
Ok, who knows what an "unboxing" is?  For those that so, you are a a geek.  I am too.  For those that don't, it is generally an EXTREMELY dry video where a reviewer opens the box of a groovy new product and introduces the viewer to all of the cool stuff inside.  Usually there is a monotone voice ...
02/21/2010
While doing a little bit of research for my Video Sunday post on LaneBailey.com, I ran across this video...  I have to say...   it brought a tear to my eye.  A lot of my friends on Active Rain know that my 5 year old plays ice hockey.  He loves it.  He isn't particularly good, but he's 5...  And ...
02/21/2010
In 1992, Geoff Bodine was a stock car racing good ol' boy (albeit, one from New York).  He was knee deep in being one of the best NASCAR drivers of all time.  In fact, he hold a Guiness Record for the most wins by a racer in one season... 55 Modified wins. But something else happened in 1992... ...
02/20/2010