Tag Archives: NAR

How come you didn’t tell me?

As I prepare to show property today, I am thinking back to the first few years in real estate….now that’s going back to prehistoric times (my sons would say!). Nevertheless, I remember a Buyer asking me what the neighborhood was … Continue reading

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We are making a difference

As I write this, I just returned from our Nations’s Capital: Washington, D.C.  I do love to visit as I was born there, but more importantly, those of us REALTORS that attend NAR’s May meetings are there to lobby our … Continue reading

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What Floats Your Boat?

I know it’s a weird title, but bear with me! I just returned from San Francisco and the NAR meetings. Twelve thousand people turned out for the Make-A-Wish for one little boy.  He has leukemia and has always wanted to … Continue reading

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Repot or Root Bound – It’s your choice!

The following is a re-posting (repotting) back by popular demand: Why are we REALTORS® so apathetic?   Yes, I am talking to the majority of the REALTORS® that just don’t get involved, the ones that figure someone else is doing it, so … Continue reading

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Here come the REALTORS!

The House of the Mouse is ready and so are the Florida REALTORS and REALTORS from all over our country and around the world!  Some of us will drive.  Some will be flying in. Some of us are even coming … Continue reading

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You are an Architect

Time: 9:30 am Date: May 17, 2012 Place: Washington Monument, Washington D.C.  Event: The Rally To Protect The American Dream It has been a little over two weeks since the historic REALTOR® Rally in Washington D.C. ~ a lot has … Continue reading

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MID…It’s not a new designation

MID: Mortgage Interest Deduction.  The mortgage interest deduction allows taxpayers who own their homes to reduce their taxable income by the amount of interest paid on the loan which is secured by their principal residence (or, sometimes, a second home) – something we have been able to utilize for a long time. … Continue reading

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