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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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  God Bless America.. A tribute to our Military Men who are protecting our Future. All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!This film was made by a 15 year old girl. It is the hottest thing onthe Internet and on Fox News today. Lizzie Palmer who put this program together, is 15 years old. Therehave been over 3...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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You know how it is .. After Church..comes Grandma day. We had a delightful meal with all of the family and the, it was clean up time. Then when all settles down, we get to do the things that really mean something. First the Lincoln Logs come out and a city is built.. (with the help of parents)......

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Southport, the place I call home.......... I have been looking for a ActiveRain Group that is about Real Estate in North Carolina. I would like to join this group in order to see what kind of a referral program I can fit into. Southport~Oak Island is located along the Atlantic Ocean and the mouth...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Another Day in the Blog Contest for March. One of the questions that was asked of us that is a Core Question...is.. Do I need to get Pre-qualified? This is an overwhelming YES.  We as agent should do this each time that we work with a Buyer.  Most of us have Mortgage Lenders that we feel comforta...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I keep reading over the rules for the Get Healthy in the Rain, Challenge Contest. My Goal is is to loose one pound a week, by eating properly and exercising.  I started this about 3 weeks ago and at this point, I am still on track.   A nurse friend told me about a FREE website called.. http://www...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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                                                       POLAR DIPPING TOMORROW~   For the past 3 years, we have had our Annual Polar Dip.   What great fun..   For Dinner, we have the Tradiditon New Years Day Dinner, with Baked Pork, Black Eyed Peas, Colllards, Corn, Rice, Cornbread, Sweet Tea, and...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Today is a blessed day....I am sitting calmly with Jimmy resting after the children and the grandchildren came over to open their Christmas presents... There has been a lovely hum of excitement all through the house all day long. For Dinner, we set the table with nibble foods....I baked a turkey ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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                         It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Everywhere you go right now...Christmas is in the air. You hear folks singing...Christmas Plays at Church. Trees being decorated....cookies and Canady being made...Christmas Parties everywhere.   Then we think about the specia...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I seem to be getting more BPO's lately and they are getting harder to please.  I am giving them data from our MLS and they are still wanting more.  How can I give them more when I am giving them the FACTS. How do you come up with a Comparable sale when  nothing has sold.  YOu can't ..You can't ma...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Last Night Jimmy and I made 16 discs of Peanut Brittle in the Microwave. So easy and so good.   Recipe: 1 cup of sugar in a microwable 2 quart dish 1/2 white Karo Syrup cook on high for 4 munutes   1 cup of peanuts cook on high for 2 minutes   1 tsp Vanilla 1 tsp butter cook on high for 1 minute ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I have been with Active Rain for about 3 years now and it is so much fun to see our points grow...from the beginning to what we have now. It is exciting to realize that everytime you go to Active Rain, you have the potential to learn something EARTH SHATTERING.. You can learn so much from your ac...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 The Big DAY  all most here and I am so looking forward to being with 20 or more of my family. It is always such a treat to see them all.  It is a time for rememembering the good times and looking back over our past. This year, we will have the traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmin...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Great Day with the Grandchildren today. They spent the night last night and after roasting Marshmallow and Hot dogs ....bath time came.  I took a bit of time to get them out of the tub but they came out squeaky clean. Next was the time that we built the Sleeping pallet.  What fun...Every pillow a...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Many times we start out in our real estate careers and have not idea what we are doing.  WE have had a class...we have an office that accepts us as an agent.  We buy a computer, cell phone, ipad and other items that we feel are necessary to be successful as a REaltor. Yet, we do not have a clue.....

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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  God Bless America.. This song has been running through my mind for days now.  If you do not know all of the words...just read them. They will make you feel good.   "While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free, Let us all be grateful for a land...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I do not know how many of you are in the path of Hurricane Sandy , but we are right on the jutted out part of North Carolina.  I pray for all of those that will be affected with this unprecedented  storm. It is wide spread and will do a lot of damage. I do pray for God's Mercy on us all.   Ginger...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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This is a question that we ask, have been asked and still want to know the answer to. WE have been dealing with this for a couple of years now...(thinking of 2005 and the Boom that happened here on our Island) WE had folks buying up lots on Oak Island for $225,000 and now their worth is only abou...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Is it really worth doing BPO's today?   I have tried to figure this out and this is want I have come up with.  I need around $100 per BPO in order to break even.  I pay my Administrative Assistant $12. per hour for the work that she does.  Some of the BPO's are in the lower end of the County.  Th...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Today was our annual Harper Reunion in Duncan, North Carolina.   It was such a fun day getting together with cousins and friends and roasting a whole pig. Before we ate was rib pulling time.  That is the best part of the pig pickin'... Good food was enjoyed by all. Roasted Pig Cole Slaw Potato Sa...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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To all  of my Active Rain friends... I have been trying so hard for the past 3 months to get some answers regarding leads and how to get them. It is hard to know where to spend your money and do the right thing. Home.com is one of the places that I am trying to get set up with to receive leads on...

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