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An analysis of Real Estate Market Trends & Outlook   Are you proud to wear the Realtor® pin on your lapel each and every day?  I am and yesterday I was proud to join hundreds of other Realtors® as we listened to Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors®, as he ref...
02/02/2010
Melissa hits a home run again!  This is a great post to help out the neighbors of someone who is being forced to sell their home short. I've received a little few semi-anonymous harsh emails and inappropriate phone messages lately. And, while I pretty much ignored both, I want to clear the air. Y...
02/02/2010
This is a great post for homebuyers to read.  Your Realtor® works very hard for you and the more that you know about how your Realtor® works and the more the Realtor® knows about you - the better the relationship.  Find a Realtor® that can think "out of the box" and show you homes in different ar...
01/26/2010
Have you seen this man - Sheldon Neal?   Sheldon was last heard from on January 16 when he was off to see his mother who is recuperating from major surgery.  Sheldon promised us that he would only be gone for 4-5 days and would be sharing with us his travel exploits. I was all geared up to read h...
01/24/2010
Ok - so for those of you who haven't seen the "gaff" of our junior Senator from Massachusetts - the one who has Washington shaking in their boots - Sen. Scott Brown got a bit carried away during the celebrations over his election win and announced that his daughters - well at least one of them -...
01/22/2010
Do you remember the way we used to rate blogs? Let's roll back the years to the beginnigs of Active Rain, when anyone could sign up for a free member account and start "chatting" in what was more familiarly known as a "chat room" rather than a "social networking site" Yes, I'm going back to, what...
01/22/2010
A true confession of love for Five Guys Burgers I am so excited!  Five Guys Burgers and Fries is coming to my home town!  I first fell in love with Five Guys in Swampscott, MA on the beautiful North Shore.  Not being familiar with Five Guys, I was a bit skeptical to see the simple concept of burg...
01/22/2010
New Stimulus Takes Affect February 1 to Permit FHA Financing on Eligible Home Sales HUD Secretary Donovan announced last week that commencing on February 1, 2010, a waiver of existing lending guidelines will be put in place to permit FHA financing to be utilized on homes owned by sellers for less...
01/17/2010
Please don't solicit me with your products just because you read my post! I wanted my 100,000th point to be really special - like the 1,200 points for entering Bob Stewart's Internet Lead Conversion contest.  But lo and behold, it looks like I am going to hit that magical "100,000" with this post...
01/13/2010
Realtors - Don't Steal the Key from the Lockbox!     May I please see a show of hands of those Realtors that want to tar and feather the unethical, unconscionable and low-life agent that took the key from a lockbox and didn't replace it? Is there anyone who wants to defend this practice?   I just...
01/12/2010
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