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Local Realtor sues weathermen for continued inclement weather.

Local Realtor, Norman Frenk, sued weathermen at local Houston area channels 11 & 13 and those at The Weather Channel for what Frenk indicated was “continued inclement weather”. “We didn’t sign up for this here in Houston.  It’s supposed to be sunny and hot! If we wanted continued rain, we would move to Oregon or somewhere with a rainforest.  I am sick and tired of this, and the weather people better get it right this week. I have enough to do in selling homes without having to take on the weather too.” It has been raining on and off for
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Home Flipping 101..

There have been a LOT of shows on TV about home flipping and investors are calling me out of the woodwork to buy flip homes. My word of advice to investors: Call The Frenk Team! Flipping a home is not easy and not for the faint of heart. From dirt to dust to termites, bedbugs, fleas, plumbing issues, HVAC costs – not to mention foundations and roofing there is never a lack of surprise (which shouldn’t be a surprise anymore!) when you start digging in to these homes. What makes The Frenk Team knowledgeable about flipping? Every team member is
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Don’t Let THIS happen to YOUR home!

Listing your home is a business decision – not a personal one. These photos prove that you need a professional – not a “friend”. As a professional real estate photographer and successful Realtor, I am always struck by the number of listings with poor marketing. The single most important item on any real estate advertisement will be the photograph(s), yet many Realtors do not invest in a good quality camera or a photographer.I have seen photos with toilets open, people sitting on couches, dim lighting, over-exposure, photos of themselves in mirrors, unstaged homes and poorly executed photo layout. These photos
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Why you shouldn’t hire just “any” Realtor….. Puzzled?

When it comes to searching for a Realtor, the most popular ways have been: Referral from a friend Yard signs Circulars/mailers or other advertisement The friend is a Realtor Social Media Online sources such as those advertised specifically to put you in touch with a local professional   Referrals are great ways to go, yet it doesn’t paint the whole picture.   Good or bad, a Realtor’s hands could be tied by a seller that doesn’t maintain a home for showing or doesn’t price the home optimally.  A poor Realtor could have sold your friend’s home quickly, but perhaps because
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2017 Real Trends Award Winners for U.S.! Drumroll, Please…….

America’s Best Misty Soldwisch Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Innovations Indianola IA Shaun Urwin Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Georgie Pitron Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Tracy Conklin Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Jason Williams Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Joe Grubiak Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Chris Majors Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Team Boise Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North Meridian ID Myron Kiriu Better
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