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Republicans have performed well in the State of Florida over the past couple of decades. Despite losing the state to Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, Republicans in Florida have controlled the state legislature and the governorship since 1999. They voted for the Republican presidential candidate 5/8 times since 1992 and has closed the Democratic Party’s voter registration gap by less than 200,000 after trailing by nearly 700,000 voters in 2008.

Not to mention most recently, Donald Trump defeated Joe Biden, 51.2% — 47.9%, a margin that may as well be considered a landslide in Florida’s electoral history.

Typically known…

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As it stands, the Republican nominee for president in the last eight presidential elections has only won the national popular vote once, a feat accomplished in 2004 when George W. Bush defeated John Kerry by just over three million votes.

In the other seven elections, the Democratic candidates won the popular vote, typically by large margins. Obviously, this is a problem for a party that defends the Electoral College, often asks for a mandate to conserve their values, and requires majorities in both houses of Congress in order to get anything done in a polarized era.

These same conservatives often…

I will start off by saying that I cannot speak for anyone else.

The ability to act on creativity is different for everyone. Some people thrive in difficult environments, some people don’t.

I’m the type of creative that needs to be in a Starbucks in order to truly craft and compose my best work.

I haven’t been to Starbucks in over a month.

A Little Bit About Me

I’m the CEO of a small real estate company in Asheville, North Carolina. I use the term CEO to make myself sound cooler, and its the truth, but really I’m just a simple real estate agent.


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You may be curious about selling your home by yourself instead of hiring the services of a real estate agent.

Naturally, every homeowner wants to make the most amount of money possible from the sale of their property. I don’t blame you either.

After all, you’re the one whose been consistently paying off your mortgage and property taxes. You deserve every ounce of equity you can get!

While you may end up being able to successfully sell your home for more money on your own, it’s rare. …

Selling luxury real estate can be a real challenge. As I’ve said before, there are certain things that make selling a luxury home different compared to a normal home.

The biggest factor is marketing, but there are other elements at play.

This is the definitive guide to selling a luxury home, from the initial listing appointment to the day of closing.

The Listing Appointment

Entering the Home

I’m going to assume you have a prospect and have set the listing appointment.

I won’t go over how to get leads in this article, but you can check out my luxury real estate marketing essentials here, which might…

Real estate is changing.

While many real estate agents are still using business models that thrived before the dawn of the internet.

Those methods are becoming less and less effective while online marketing begins to take over.

In this article, we’ll discuss what is changing in the game of real estate, especially luxury sales, and how over the next decade, the shift will turn real estate into an online-based business.

Technology is Winning the Battle

Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft.

The giants of our generation.

What do they all have in common?

They build sophisticated online platforms and powerful devices to utilize them.

They’ve built…

Matthew Myre

Matthew is a writer, business owner, and political junkie covering topics around politics and policy. He can be reached at with inquires.

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