Many unsuspecting souls think that realty is an easy, get-rich-quick job that requires few special skills and even less hard work. Before you launch a new career, let this wise, witty, straight-shooting guide deliver the cold, hard facts about what it really takes to get started and to do well in realty. A successful California Realtor for the last twenty years, Hank Myers offers seasoned advice, much-needed perspective, and candid information for new and prospective real estate agents everywhere. Unlike other "how-to" books on realty that gloss over the level of commitment-financial and otherwise-required, "The First Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent" is upfront about the stark reality: just how much time and energy it takes; what up-front, on-going, and hidden costs are necessary; and the amount of personal and relationship sacrifice needed to begin and maintain a career in realty. If you remain undaunted by book's end, you can trust that you are making a well-thought-out, informed decision to join the industry and that you are armed with down-to-earth expectations, the proper tools, and the know-how to set yourself up for a balanced, rewarding, and lucrative career in real estate
For far too long Real Estate Investors and Agents have missed out on massive fortunes in wealth and income because the activities of both professions have been seen as separate and unique. Only very few individuals have risen above this illusion and capitalized on the wisdom of being both - an Investor Agent. Now, for the first time, the myths are dispelled and the secrets revealed by perhaps the foremost authority and leader in teaching the principles of building massive wealth and income by the leveraging existing activities of investors and agents together in a unique line of business that until now has been misunderstood and therefore ignored by virtually all investors and agents. Follow along as you learn what Gary learned and do what Gary has done to live these principles creating a life of freedom and abundance desired by all.
Thousand of homeowners want to sell their house without the use of a real estate agent because they want to save the commission. This book will show you step by step everything you need to know to sell you home yourself.
THE TRUE STORY OF MY FAMILY IN BUSINESS AND STILL GOING STRONG RIGHT HERE TODAY IN AMERICA BY WAY OF MISSISSIPPI AND CHICAGO AND FROM AFRICA
During the last several years, the ?eld of agent and multi-agent s- tems has experienced tremendous growth, i.e., the topic has gained - precedented popularity. Meanwhile, the ?eld of formal methods has also blossomed and has proven its importance in substantial industrial and government applications. Thus, in 2000 it was quite timely to pursue a workshop to merge the concerns of the two ?elds. The need for such a workshop was particularly compelling given the growing concerns of agent-basedsystemsusersthattheirsystemsshouldbeaccompaniedby behavioral assurances. The Formal Approaches toAgent-Based Systems (FAABS'00) workshop was the ?rst step in trying to address this need. The overwhelming response to FAABS'00 motivated subsequent FAABS ('02and'04)workshops,aswellasthisbook,whichisdesignedtoprovide amorein-depthtreatmentofthetopic. This book is organized into four parts. Part I provides introductory backgroundmaterialonthetwocentraltopicsofthebook,namely,agents andformalmethods. Chapter1,byTruszkowski,isanoverviewofagents.Thechapter- gins by introducing the basic concept of an agent from a very simple, abstractperspective.Itthengraduallyre?nesthisnotionintoadetailed agent architecture, using the Goddard agent architecture as an ex- ple model. First, the major architectural components (e.g., percepts, - fectors,communications,reasoning,planning,execution)arede?nedand described. Then, agent behaviors are de?ned and related to the arc- tecturalcomponentsthatgeneratethem.Thechapterconcludeswithan intriguingdiscussionofmulti-agentcommunities.
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