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2009 

As most of you well know, it gets a little depressing when you read in the news and on blog posts that there is a "second wave" of foreclosures coming.  Yeah, yeah . . . just cut to the chase and give me the bad news. It is even more depressing when customer after customer is putting their home o...
05/27/2009
To undersand why I love Harford County, Maryland so much, one would have to understand where I came from.  I was born just outside of Philadelphia, lived most of my childhood in Delaware and most of my children's childhoods in upstate Pennsylvania (The Endless Mountain Region). I moved to Marylan...
05/26/2009
  This Memorial Day was just an awesome day.  Lazy . . . yes.  Food?  Yes.  Muggy-but-not-to-hot weather with some moisture laden clouds here and there with a rumble of thunder.  Some sun streaking through the clouds heating things up, then cloud cover again. We had done our celebrating yesterday...
05/25/2009
Most people don't like change.  It means having to re-adjust routine, change habits and throw your order of process into upheaval.  You are leaving your comfort zone.  Most people don't want to do this, so those people fail.  Even when that change could mean something GOOD people balk.   Real est...
05/23/2009
I was surprised to see how many open houses there were listed in MRIS today.  I am not holding one myself, but I will be attending a couple of them. Memorial Day weekend is a great time to hold open houses, have yard sales, etc.  A number of our agents here expect a huge turn out. Remember, not e...
05/22/2009
In Harford County, on the 26th of May, the county council will be voting to raise property taxes in an economy where the private sector has lost jobs left and right, homes are losing value, people are getting foreclosed on, and amazingly, the only people that are asked to tighten their belts are ...
05/22/2009
Everyone has heard of the staple books in positive thinking, like "The Power of Positive Thinking", "Think and Grow Rich" and  "Hung by the Tongue".  Anyone affiliated with any type of marketing has been told to "Just go and get these books".  Little is understood of the power of the concepts wit...
05/20/2009
  Internet marketing, once you get good at it and gain a little recognition, is a heady, seductive high.  This is what I did for a living before I ventured into real estate. In the eleven years or so that I've been on the internet, I can proudly say that I have been the Empress of Email, and I ha...
05/19/2009
  Are you working expireds?  If not, what is stopping you? When I started in real estate (which wasn't all that long ago), I was told not to waste my time with expireds.  Usually, if they didn't sell, something was wrong with them.  I was told to ask myself, "Why are they expired?  Why didn't the...
05/19/2009
Real Estate Agents Who Care   This has been a real heart breaking year for me as a real estate agent.  Never once did I think I would be faced with trying to sell a house for a friend that was in the process of losing it (foreclosure). I want to remind everyone out there, that your customers shou...
05/18/2009
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