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Archive for 2012


Collectible Ornaments 2012

December 12th, 2012 Published in Ornaments

Handmade from salt, water and flour, these unique designs are created each year by JoAnn Callaway and then executed by a renowned artist. Each holiday season, these are lovingly personalized and given to our special clients and agents.

The Evil People

October 12th, 2012 Published in Clients First

An Excerpt From Client’s First: The Two Word Miracle Is it easy to do the right thing?  Not always.  The long suffering would argue that it is never easy – always hard.  I think Clients First makes it easy more often  because by putting the Client First you are already on the doing the right thing path.  […]

Our World Changed

October 12th, 2012 Published in Clients First  |  1 Comment

An Excerpt From Client’s First: The Two Word Miracle When JoAnn and I combined honesty with competence with caring we unleashed a powerful synergy which changed our lives and suddenly made everything easy. Our lives before Clients First had been a series of ups and downs, anticipations and disappointments, successes and failures.  We were like most […]

What is the Formula?

October 12th, 2012 Published in Clients First

An Excerpt From Client’s First: The Two Word Miracle Yes, we have been lucky and we have worked hard.  We have invested in marketing because we know that even executives at McDonalds and Walmart cannot sit on their laurels no matter how many satisfied followers they have.  The reality of the real estate market is that […]

Be the Best

September 14th, 2012 Published in Clients First

An Excerpt from Clients First: The Two Word Miracle Our decision to put Clients First required us to not only know what we were doing but to know how to do it better than anyone else.  And because our commitment was so strong we felt a need to constantly find ways to be more and […]

Best Deals On Renovating

September 13th, 2012 Published in AZ Living, Housing Market

CNN Money | Josh Garskof | April 27, 2012 Want to remodel your home? These eight strategies will help you yield substantial savings. Do your remodeling in the off season. Like accountants and farmers, home-improvement pros have a slow season when they may slash prices to grab business. Redoing your bathroom in January, replacing a […]

Want To Get Business Brewing?

September 13th, 2012 Published in Clients First

No Coffee On A Plane? So JoAnn told Anita to bump us to a later flight.  It had been a challenging Tuesday, the first day back from Labor Day weekend and there was no way to leave the office at 2:00pm.  Panic had actually set in the Friday before.  We were going to Dallas for […]

People Are Not Changed

September 12th, 2012 Published in Clients First

An Excerpt from Clients First: The Two Word Miracle In my first attempt to put pen to paper after Charlotte, I wrote down a list of 122 ways to put clients first.  I did this in a flash of inspiration at two in the morning.  The next day JoAnn read my list and said, “I […]

Voters First?

September 11th, 2012 Published in Clients First

Dallas, Texas – The Five Star Conference JoAnn and I spent the last week with George and Laura Bush.  Oh, there may have been a few thousand other real estate agents in the audience, but for us, it was an intimate look into the lives of a great American couple enjoying a life of service.  […]

A Dark and Stormy Night

September 10th, 2012 Published in Clients First

An Excerpt from Clients First: The Two Word Miracle “What was that?” I asked. “You mean about the counter offer?” “No,” I said, “before that, about keeping the client.” We were driving north on 71st Street and I remember it vividly like when Kennedy got shot or watching on television as the second tower of […]