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Tue Nov 1, 2016
bcaporlette asked:
Tue Apr 29, 2014
Alexandra McKinty answered:
Hi, I work with Long & Foster inc, you can contact our insurance representative Carolina Leal on 571-308-5717. She would be more than happy to talk to you about the cost of flood insurance in this area. ... more
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Sassy26659 answered:
well im a kid and if you live on barendsdale drive near jones elementary there are a ton of kids and somtimes bad words but the kids are all really nioce they all know eachother and we all watchout for eachother some of the kids moved so durring the summer they might be visiting them but 2 of my best freinds live there and we are all girls that are in 6th grade.so it is kid freindly. and the neiborhood is verry nice. ... more
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Akil Walker answered:
Hey Bob,

if you have the time and money you can attend an REO conference to make contact REO community. I add the website below.
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Wed Apr 14, 2010
Bonnie Wolfe answered:
Question -
describe what you mean by take up some slak
You say you're a vendor - please describe.
Bonnie
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Wed Nov 18, 2009
Debbie Francis answered:
Hi Alla,

I see that a lot of the folks assume that you are military. If so, a lot of military or former military folks work through USAA. USAA works through a relocation network which may have only one or two members in each location. If you complete a transaction using one of their recommended agents, then you will receive a bonus. When I did this several years ago, the bonus amount was $500. If you are a government employee, I believe they have something similar. That said, I did use a USAA recommended agent to sell my house and to buy another one in different city. The selling agent was terrible and I had to fire her, but the buying agent was the best agent I had ever worked with. The problem with the system is that the agent pays your bonus and a referral fee out of his or her commission. This may make many agents hesitant to handle these transactions.

There are also relocation networks where firms refer clients to a firm in another location. The major franchise national real estate firms like Prudential, Century 21 have their own networks. The large local real estate firms are part of another network. They will pay referral fees to one another.

Now a real estate company may designate specific agents in each office to handle relocations. These agents may have special training in handling these folks or they may just have experience in the industry.

Hope this helps a little.

Debbie Francis, GRI, ePRO, GREEN
Prudential Lifestyle Realty
Asheville, NC 28801
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