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Case-Shiller Reports New Lows. Home values in nine metro areas reached record lows. Atlanta continued its downward spiral, posting its lowest annual rate of decline in the 20 year history of the index at -1.73%. Read the full story here.

Is it a good time to sell? I found this really helpful article. But the best advice is: Regardless of the economic indicators, the best time to sell is when the time is right for you! Read the article here.

Joke of the week.

I can’t hear you

An elderly gentleman with serious hearing problems goes to the doctor who fits him with hearing aids that allow him to hear at 100% for the first time in many years.

The elderly man goes back in a month for a checkup. The doctor says, “Your hearing is perfect. Your family must be really pleased that you can hear again.”

To which the gentleman replies, “Oh, I haven’t told my family yet. I just sit around and listen to the conversations. I’ve changed my will three times!”.

Don't Wait For Leads To Fall In Your Lap! Being an effective marketer pays off. Here are three simple tips to being proactive.

Future Housing Dependent on Demographics. Baby Boomers and Echo Boomers were hit the hardest by the recession. Now that we are in recovery, trends show that the next two decades will be dedicated by these two groups. Check out the chart below and click here for the full story.

Coach's Corner. Dirk Zeller's gives great tips on how to deal with buyer misconceptions this week's edition of his newsletter.Don't wait to deal with these misconceptions; tackle it head on in your presentation.

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imiatiion, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest." - Confucius

Have a great week!