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Statistics were given at Coldwell Banker's Miami-Dade sales meeting on January 13, 2009. We heard from Clark Toole, COO of Coldwell Banker. He was an enthusiastic speaker and believes that Coldwell Banker is becoming a consumer concentric company, which is the new way of communicating. It's that ...
Monday, January 19, 2009 Part I: What You Get for the Money: $500,000-$550,000 I am always browsing real estate blogs. Yesterday I was browsing and stumbled across Anne Rain’s blog series "What You Get for the Money". I loved the idea and thought that I too would try this type of series, which sh...
It’s back to basics for those of us still here. Although droves of agents are leaving the business, it’s fulfilling to see many of the old-timers still around and the very best of the new timers still around. In Miami-Dade county, we went through our share of new, not so good Realtors, many whom ...
A truly wonderful winter tradition in Pinecrest is the Pinecrest Gardner’s Farmers Market located at 8287 SW 124 Street. It has grown substantially through the years and now fills the entire parking lot of Gardner’s Market. I believe the Farmers Market is now organized by the Market Company, wh...
Chris Brogan posed the challenge to come up with 3 words that define my goals for this year. I accept this challenge since I can think of nothing better than moving on from 2008 and into more 2009 positive territory. I want to personally thank him for bringing up this challenge. The 3 words I c...
Ah...Winter in Miami! We have arts festivals, farmer's markets, ballet, marathons, 1/2 marathans and so much more. I will post some of my favorite happenings in the area each week here, so keep coming back or subscribe to my feed or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on my list so you don't m...
It's certainly been a tough year and I can't say that I'm sorry to see the year over. Although we are experiencing gorgeous 70 degree weather, which is what has always tempted folks to flock to Miami, we have had our share of foreclosures and big box store closings. Prices are way down, which sho...
At my office meeting 2 days ago at Coldwell Banker in Pinecrest, the most astonishing news was made perfectly clear. Effective January 1, 2009, new homeowners seeking insurance for homes with a replacement cost value at $750,000 or more, located in the "wind-borne debris region," will be required...
The Realtor Association of Greater Miami & The Beaches has posed this question to its members and Realtors are voting on it: Do you think the county appraisers should consider SHORT SALES when determining a property's value? My answer posted on the Board's site is: If you're talking about a clo...
Not more than 1 day after joining Active Rain, I received a referrel! I didn't even know that was a perk for Active Rain although I should have guessed that might happen. I was very impressed! Although I couldn't help out the other Realtor, it was nice to meet a new friend! Thanks Active Rain.