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Just completed another Texas Realtors® Conference held in Ft. Worth, Texas also known as Cowtown! For four, straight days, leaders from all over our great state met to continue to improve, innovate, and implement this great profession of real estate. The conference is energizing as well as inform...
Many people over the years have asked me how I find the time and energy to consistently blog. Often, people believe that blogging takes an incredible amount of time. While blogging does require commitment, dedication, and fortitude, being successful with your blogging is easier than you think.I l...
As real estate agents, we all remember the "time is of the essence" being drilled into our heads during real estate school. This is one of those extremely important issues that agents must remember to stay on top of during any transaction. I am sure that in every state, there is a time clause tha...
Yesterday, I was celebrating with the teachers of our school district at our local Walmart. As a board trustee, we awarded every teacher in our district with a $100 spending spree. While this may seem to be a small amount to some, these extra funds can make a big difference in a classroom.I was a...
Recently, I was visiting a good friend who is now a retired pilot. We were discussing challenges in life. Specifically, when we face opposition and challenges.He told me the story of one of his uncles who was a fighter pilot who shared a wonderful story. Most likely, you have heard the term, "get...
During the "frenzied" days of zero days on the market, multiple offers, and a low inventory situation, in our area we saw a decline in Open Houses. Quite frankly, we didn't need to conduct these events much less, have the adequate time in which to hold them. Well, the tide has turned and we are s...
I don't know who needs to hear this message today, but I would guess that many people right now are feeling beat down, tired, and frustrated. With the banter of continued "bad news", a volatile political scene, along with disease scares, and more, it is no wonder many are feeling bleak. When so m...
Most of you have probably noticed that the world, our nation, states, and individual communities are split regarding many topics. We all know there will never be 100 percent consensus on any given topic. However, at some point, we must focus on what really matters.Many of you are experiencing rec...
Father's Day for me has always been a bit off. When I learned of my biological father at the age of 18, it was, of course, a shocker. The next big shock was when I did learn of him, he had passed away two years prior. My tender 18-year-old heart was confused and bruised.As in many cases, there ar...
Today I was on a busy road and was stopped while waiting to exit the off-ramp. I could see a truck coming up behind me at a high rate of speed and it looked as if a direct rear-end collision was going to happen. I could feel myself preparing for impact.Thankfully, the driver was able to maneuver ...

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