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Feb 13, 2008
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Well….ABoR didn’t like ABoRForum.com. I was trying to help by putting the forum together – a place where all of the Austin brokers/agents could go to discuss what’s going on in the market, in our business, and with the local board of Realtors. Right now, a lot of brokers/agents are…

Feb 12, 2008
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I’m throwing my hat into the ring for this one! I came up with the idea, but Morgan Carey from REW has the clout to make it happen. Take a look at the rules for the Greatest Real Estate Agent in the World contest. I’m planning on using a combination…

Feb 11, 2008
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Hey guys – we’ve put together a forum to discuss MLXChange, as well as any other issues that can come up in the future. It’s not skinned (pretty) yet, but it’s fully functional. Check it out ABoRForum.com. ****Update & Edit**** In their infinite wisdom, the ABoR decided to spend our…

Feb 5, 2008
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I went to a meeting last week at which Chessie Blanchard, the Lakeway Deputy City Manager, gave a Lakeway development update. If you haven’t been to Lakeway in a couple of years, you might not recognize it. For those of you not familiar with Lakeway, it is a bedroom community…

Feb 1, 2008
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Hey guys – We’re proud to announce that we’ve finally finished skinning, and have launched puurple.com. Don’t ask me how we came up with the name – because we don’t know! This is a pligg site, which is designed with similar functionality to digg.com. You can go to the site…

Jan 29, 2008
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So…tickets went on sale for Viva Aerobus! Check it out, mi amigos – muy facile y economico! The site is in Spanish, but even if you don’t speak, it’s fairly easy to navigate. Looks like, after taxes & fees, you can go round trip to Cancun for ~$150.

Jan 24, 2008
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A friend of mine in CA sent me some sold comparables to Marty Ummel’s home in Carlsbad, CA – you can click on the image above to see the full sheet. For those of you not familiar with the story, she’s the woman who is suing her Realtor because she…

Jan 23, 2008
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By DAVID STREITFELD THE NEW YORK TIMES CARLSBAD, Calif. — Marty Ummel believes she paid too much for her house. So do millions of other people who bought at the peak of the housing boom. What makes Ummel different is that she is suing her agent, saying it was all…

Jan 8, 2008
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Hi Eric! I want to THANK you for having the GUTS to post The 10 Worse Page. It is a sad, but true message to all of us who work so hard to be viewed (in the consumer’s eyes) a professional. Keep in mind, I’m NOT talking about consumers we…

Dec 19, 2007
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This really isn’t new news, but it’s part of what makes Austin great. Austin Energy leads the nation in energy efficiency rebates. When you factor in the rebates, it really makes sense to go ahead and make your house extremely efficient. This isn’t a big deal if you live in…

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My wife and I relocated to Austin from the east coast and didn’t know a realtor in town, so looked online. We called a few different people and really seemed to click with Eric. He knows Austin very well, which is what we really cared about, since we knew little about the various Austin neighborhoods.…

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Eric is such a fantastic realtor! I had a distressed home to sell and Eric gave me the advice I needed to list it at a price that would sell. His suggested price was right on, and the house sold in a week! Eric was always available and replied quickly to all of our questions.…

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My wife and I found Eric online in 2011 when we were considering moving to Austin. Eric was very helpful showing around various neighborhoods during my business trips that made my decision to move to Austin easier. Unlike most agents, Eric also helped us find an apartment for around 6 months so that we could…

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