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I am so happy I stayed in the Real Estate Business and did not get out during the tough times! It is so rewarding helping people find a new home. Is everything perfect, of course not.....but I have learned so much about real estate and myself. Happy Happy Happy Bill
I have figured it out! The tell all truth about selling a home....the secret to it all....the amazing idea that will change the way we do real estate....I will be rich! I am going to tell just a few of you all, but if I tell everyone then I will not sell books!!! So what is it? What is the real ...
As I sit here writing this blog, I stare at a bag of Popcorn. The popcorn was "popped" in a factory somewhere at some time well before today. The bag says "Fresh Popped" and "Freshness Guaranteed" on the front. What does that mean exactly? Can it be "fresh" today if it was popped last month? Last...
Our Company has a lead generating system in place to capture leads and I usually get about 2 per day on average. Most do not work out and in fact most ask about renting (and I do not handle rentals). On that rare occasion that someone answeres the phone or responds to my email 86.3% (I made that ...
I heard a sermon recently talking about perception is everything! He was a visiting pastor whom most of us did not know. He asked us to hold up our thumbs and describe what we saw, he even held up his to show us how to hold our hand, thumb, and arm. He raised his thumb like Fonzie from Happy Days...
There is a TV show called Say Yes to the Dress that shows brides buying wedding dresses from a high end bridal shop. I am sure you have heard of this show and possibly even watched. The show is very much like real estate. Real Estate and wedding dresses are both bought on emotions and feelings. B...
OK, I am sure this will be one of those "no matter what someone says you will be set in your ways blogs" but I think we need to talk about this issue. I have asked for utility bills for a home as a buyers agent maybe twice in my almost 7 years in Real Estate! I have agents that ask every time the...
I started out this morning looking at sales graphs for Nash County NC. I have a report from Rasberry Shackelford & Associates with pretty graphs, flow charts, little dots and lines, and usual ups & downs. I am sure you have seen these graphs before, they all have "statistics" that someone feels a...
I have a lot of experience with relocation company involved moves, those moves that involve an employer helping and/or paying for the move for their employee. These moves are employee benefits and it is very important to have a conversation about the process before you say yes to that new job. Fo...
The home at 1702 Waterford Drive in Wilson NC is now reduced to $175,000. This home is updated and shows great. We have completed repairs and the home was been inspected! This home is priced to sell and ready to go!!!!! For this or any home in the Wilson, Rocky Mount, Nashville, or Tarboro area o...