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This article about Real Estate Teams appeared in the New York Times this morning.  The article says that real estate teams takes a cue from medical practices which is a bit of a stretch.  In a medical practice if you go to your internist (the broker) and he refers you to another specialist in hi...
I have had several buyers who have relocated to the Westchester County area over the past few months from other areas of the country.  The practice of real estate is local, there are differences from area to area.  These buyers come from areas where real estate is consumer centric, the consumer ...
Having gone through many deals this year in this market I am hard pressed as to what to say to my buyer's.  Yes, I can say the banks are particularly difficult right now, I can say that their file can sit with underwriters and it may take longer than they think or want.  I can tell them that some...
 Spooktoberfest for Kids October 24th, 2009 1pm-4pm (rain or shine)                           Hart's Brook Park, Hartsdale, New York   Children's Activities (12 and under)   -1:45pm Halloween Trail Ride, Face Painting, Magic Show   2-2:50pm Mask and Puppet Theatre   3:15-4pm Jennie Berkson, Chil...
Trader Joe's For those of you who don't know about Trader Joe's you should check it out.  Buyer's that come into our area often want to know where the nearest Trader Joe's is.  It is a cult.  If you check it out you will find delicious, natural foods hand picked by the folks at the company who t...
Today I showed a buyer a house.  This buyer has seen about 100 houses.  This buyer hasn't liked any of the past 100 houses.  He has tried and tried.  He has talked himself into trade offs.  Okay I don't mind the cemetary next door or the highway in the back isn't really that noisy I can live with...
            It's fall and it's apple pickin time. There are several apple orchards throughout Northern Westchester County and here are a few of the better known. One has the best cider, the absolute best!  They bake fresh pies, you can pick your apples or pumpkins, fresh cider.  Great day for th...
Do It Yourself Home Energy Audits   In these difficult times saving some money and having more efficient homes is a good thing.  The United States Department of Energy has helpful tips and an outline on how to do your own Home Energy Audit. The U.S. Department of Energy has a web page about how ...
The landscape is changing in real estate.  Yesterday AT&T announced that it will allow VOIP on the iPhone.  This is a really interesting turn of events.  You will now be able to download SKYPE to your phone and use it to make calls over the internet instead of using your carrier minutes and using...

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