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Have Your Saturdays & Sundays Become An Endless Round of Errands? How have our weekends evolved into a dizzy whirl of chores, shopping, stress and carting children to their various activities?  How did we let this happen?  Dr. Albert Schweitzer said "If your soul has no Sunday, it is an ophan." I...
09/16/2009
Johnny Isakson, one of our Georgia Senators, has recently proposed a $15,000 tax credit to any individualthat purchases a home in 2009. It includes no limitation on income and would not be limited to first-time homebuyers.  This is not the first time the proposal has been made, but apparently it ...
06/16/2009
There's no tiptoeing around - we are facing difficult days!  And, one of the hardest realities is that we often can't "fix it".  But, working on something, however small, gives you a focus and a sense of achievement. Money -  Finances are tight for many families today, but some are finding creati...
05/26/2009
  Here's a incident that happened to a couple agents in my office this week:  After a successful closing, the agents drove to the vacant house to take the lockbox off and make sure everything was prepared for the new owners.  The Sellers were following them to check the mailbox one last time. The...
05/16/2009
I'm confused!  Is the enhanced site something you pay for monthly, or am I just not hitting the right buttons.  What creativity everyone has -- it's like traveling across the country and seeing the best we have to offer.  Not convinced I want to pay another monthly fee, as I already have a websit...
05/13/2009
The quiet neighborhood where I live and sell homes has had a recent rash of home invasions and robberies. Then, in another close neighborhood a few days ago, a contractor was killed by an unhappy sub who hadn't been paid.  Incidents are reported quickly by e-mail throughout the area, and Sellers ...
04/10/2009
Our company is stressing or over-stressing the need to move into the REO and Foreclosure market, as Atlanta has one of the highest incidence of Foreclosures in the Country.  The reasoning is that we are losing some 30% of the market that is selling right now by not participating.  I'm still reluc...
03/31/2009
There is so much to look at that buyers are in no hurry, and when they do make an offer, it's extremely low.  They all want the bargain of the century!  How do we get buyers off the "long look" mentality in this market?
03/27/2009
There is so much to look at that buyers are in no hurry, and when they do make an offer, it's extremely low.  They all want the bargain of the century!  How do we get buyers off the "long look" mentality in this market?
03/27/2009
What do statistics really tell us about who is checking our website?  I find myself checking the statistics frequently to see if I had more visitors today than yesterday.  When a prospect or an agent indicates an interest in one of my properties, I click the website to see if that property had mo...
08/01/2007
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