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Your resource for Chevy Chase, MD and Gibson Island, MD Real Estate.
I recently formed a team with two other agents in my office whom I respect very much. We each have different strengths and yet we are compatible and enjoy working together. Questions for fellow agents who are members of  a group or team:  Any advice on how to create good synergy from the beginnin...
Heart disease is a known killer in the US of both men and women. Several Realtors in the Coldwell Banker offices in the greater Baltimore area wore red and donated $5 each on February 5 to commemorate GO RED FOR WOMEN day to help fight heart disease. Note: Feb 26 is the Go Red casting call at www...
My kid just came in as I was responding to some posts on ActiveRain... She asked me to quiz her (which is a rare occurance) in preparation for a science test, so I stopped what I was doing to help her with a little homework. She nailed it! That led me to want to blog about grownups (Realtor colle...
Want to know a secret? Here is one more way to market your properties directly to other agents who speak many languages and represent clients living outside the US in 65 countries: Join FIABCI!!! Recently, I joined FIABCI-USA (the fancy name for the International Real Estate Federation) with over...
OK.... I have recently submitted 2 awesome CASH offers on behalf of 2 different buyer clients only to be told to "pound sand" in so many words.... Both offers were for above the tax value of the properties in question, and had very few contingencies (buyers were bending over backwards to accomoda...
2 Months Prior: Clean out the attic and basement and storage closets - pitch unneeded items. Get bids from movers (and ask your Realtor for recommended companies). Start to make a list of organizations that need to know your new address: schools, magazine/newspaper subscriptions, physicians' offi...
Headed to Vancouver for the Winter Olympics? If so, you can check out some great real estate as well as watch the awesome athletic competitions: There will be 60 properties showcased at the Coldwell Banker Previews' International Booth at the Snow House 2010 located at the Westin in the Whistler ...
Well, it is still coming down out there and we've already had 18+ inches. Here are a few tips: 1. Clear off the fire hydrant in your neighborhood. In the event of a housefire, firefighters would obviously benefit from being able to find the hydrant quickly. 2. Shovel snow from your property in s...
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley shared his thoughts on area housing as part of his February, 2, 2010 State of the State speech. Here is what he said to the legislators: "Because of your work and the persistence of nonprofit housing counselors and pro bono lawyers, many homes in MD have been sav...
Here are some recent sales in 20816 by neighborhood: Sumner:  4820 Fort Sumner Dr.     Ask: $1,499,000   Sold: $1,350,000 4907 Fort Sumner Dr.      Ask: $2,190,000   Sold: $1,850,000  5013 Fort Sumner Dr      Ask: $745,000      Sold: $695,000 5617 Overlea Rd.            Ask: $895,000      Sold: $...

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