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Living in New Mexico is a treat. First there are the unique homes, some of which are direct derivatives of the ancestors of Hispanic and Native populations and others imported concepts from around the world. But, beyond that there are the myriad of things to do. One of my marketing techniques ...
I am a slow thinker. Perhaps others in my family thought quicker...the doctors and all. But what i have found, is that with slow, deliberate thinking, the end result is consideration for all of the angles and, in many cases, right thinking. So, take my time, I say.
I do have a real estate license but merely use it for referral purposes. This because I don't know real estate as well as I do business brokering. However, the real estate regulations are good ones to have as guidelines for what I do. In the State of New Mexico, at least, real estate profess...
Dallas Chambers just wrote a blog entry about garage sales. His Entry There were great tips about how to manage one. If you find that holding a garage sale does not make sense in your busy life, explore the various non-profits that are conducting retail or auction business. They might really ap...
In the New Oxford American Dictionary on my computer the word enchantment, noun form of enchant, is defined as “fill (someone) with great delight; charm,” e.g. Enchantment is what we experience living in New Mexico. While having never worked with real estate professionals in other states, othe...
This past year Santa Fe Properties, in New Mexico, made a dramatic shift in their print marketing. They moved from a perfect bound 1/2' thick, lovely, in-the-stands real estate publication to a flyer in the stands and an e-publication on zmags. I am currently testing zmags.com for my publicati...
I was at a breakfast meeting this AM and heard someone suggest the following: We ought to just stop saying "in this economy" and get on with a bright future. This is right on! My mantra is "I am terrific and work is good." This can certainly apply to my work in New Mexico in the real estate comm...
I moved here nine years ago from the lush greenery of Michigan. In fact just a year before the move, gardening became a huge project at our Michigan home. A 300-plant garden was planted by yours truly. The northern New Mexico farm house we moved into had little in the way of gardens. A year ea...
Why e-brokering Market Study Real Estate January, 2011 The real estate environment has not just changed over night but certainly within the past 10 years it is has turned on its ear, particularly for those brokers who do not work entirely on the referrals of past buyers and sellers. New Me...