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5 Ways to Lose in Real Estate this Summer

5 Ways to Lose in Real Estate this Summer

The summer brings in the big push of real estate especially as people buy and sell more homes then the colder months in the midwest.  Its a lot of fun for us in the industry and for many it can be the best time to put their

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10 Tips for taking great photos of your next listing to not look like a rookie

10 Tips for taking great photos of your next listing to not look like a rookie

I take my own pictures and encourage any Realtor that has interest in it to do so as well.  But I think it takes some practice and some education to really do a good enough job as a professional agent.  I saw it as an early way

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You Having to Be Buying and Selling to Make Money in Real Estate

You Having to Be Buying and Selling to Make Money in Real Estate

It gets brought up all the time about someones success in real estate and how much money that person made on the last deal.  I am told to “find a deal” and send it to people or told to keep an eye out for a great opportunity

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Decorate that home for sale this holiday season

Decorate that home for sale this holiday season

Your home is listed and you can’t figure out whether or not you should go nuts with the annual decorating event?  Well I say go for it and decorate better then ever before.  Many times we are afraid of offending or doing something to take away from

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What to Expect from Your Realtor when Buying a House

What to Expect from Your Realtor when Buying a House

There used to be a time I have old heard of that the Realtor controlled the information, the access and the transaction because they had the license and the Cadillac and the weird yellow sports coat.  But today things have changed and while there are still many

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Move your Business to Where the Business Is

Move your Business to Where the Business Is

I am a big fan of working out of my house and there are parts of it that I will never give up, no matter how busy or large my company was to become.   Drinking coffee out of my own dishes is something I truly relish

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Understanding the Inspection Period of a Home Sale

Every single home sale I am involved in the Inspection period is daunting to me, whether I am the buyers agent or the listing agent it is a process that I see as overwhelming and difficult for all parties.  Buyer and seller have finally worked hard to

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Realtor Tools and Technology I can’t Work Without

I love new gadgets and tools that make things easier or more fun and spend a large amount of time poking around at whats out there.  It seems like everyday there is a new app or software presented to the market and really they all seem to

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Would I Sell My House FSBO if I was Not a Realtor? How?

Would I Sell My House FSBO if I was Not a Realtor?  How?

I get asked the question a lot when I talk to homeowners and clients about whether or not I would use a For Sale By Owner product verses a typical full service listing service and the answer is always Yes.  I would figure out a FSBO service

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