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Real Estate Agent - Realty Professionals, Inc.
I am a Realtor in Searcy, Arkansas and I sell new homes, existing homes, commercial property, farms and land as well as manage and own rental properties. If you are looking for real estate for an investment or a home, I will be glad to assist you! You can call my personal cell number at 501-278-7659 or e-mail me at
I hope this will lighten your day.  There are many times when everyone has a different opinion of how much a property is worth.  I hope you enjoy the video!   I am a Realtor in Searcy, Arkansas and I sell new homes, existing homes, commercial property, farms and land as well as manage and own ren...
I know everyone has probably heard of the $7,500 tax credit that was passed last year on the stimulus package.  Basically, it is a interest free loan, not free money.  Plus you had to be a first time home buyer.  This is all good though.  Where can you get $7,500 interest free and have 15 tears t...
I wrote a blog several days ago about some new technology and I gave a brief introduction about  You can create a video message and e-mail it to your customers, clients and family and if they have a camera and microphone they in turn can send one right back to you.  With the free serv...
The chart below shows how many Residential properties that the Searcy Board of Realtors sold that were listed in CARMLS (our Multiple Listing Service). It also gives you the average listed price, average sold price, the list to sale ratio and how many days it was on the market. This information c...
I was inspired by another AR member bragging about Barbara Duncan.  Barbara IS a great agent to work with.  I worked in the same office with her several years ago and she has always encouraged me and even though I have my own office today,  she is still someone to bounce things off of.  She has e...
I was checking the stock market today on and stumbled across a story about US Airways in regards to the Miracle on the Hudson.  I was glued to this story as many were and wanted to see what it said. The story was talking about if you want to be the Hero on the Hudson.  This link is a com...
I am located about an hour north of Little Rock, Arkansas.  We were at the edge of the ice storm that hit Arkansas the last couple of days.  My daughter had to go to school both days and schools all around us were closing.  We did not get hit that bad. I had to drive to a foreclosure property tha...
If you're in need of the address or phone number for a business or restaurant, you can always call 411 for help. If you send a text message to 466453 (which spells Google on a phone dial pad), you'll get the address and phone number on your screen, so you don't need to write anything down or worr...
Pay It Forward - Have you done that?  What I call pay it forward, is do a good deed for someone else that you are not seeking anything back from it.  No pats on the back, or someone saying that was a nice thing or anything like that.  I grew up poor and have 7 brothers and sisters and there were ...
Phishing (pronounced "fishing") is getting unreal!  I get a lot of e-mail and if you didn't know what to look for, you could get scammed into giving your information. THIS IS A COPY OF THE E-MAIL THAT I RECEIVED THIS MORNING.  IT LOOKS VERY REAL!   DO NOT REPLY TO THIS E-MAIL.  DO NOT CLICK ON TH...

Larry DeGroat

ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI in Searcy
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