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Just love this post.  I used to be an Estee Lauder girl too, long ago.  Love this analogy and I just ordered the lipstick. And yes it is VERY expensive.I used to be an Estee Lauder girl. Devoted to the line. Couldn't wait for Free Gift With Purchase. But I am now a traitor. I have deflected to Ch...
03/07/2010
On a recent listing i did an Open House and a buyer came in, looked at the house, and commented that he had been searching for a different style of house than the one at the Open House but he seemed intrigued.  He contacted me after the Open House, asked some questions and then I didn't hear from...
02/23/2010
The Federal Government is trying to make things better in the mortgage business with the 2010 Good Faith Estimate and while i haven't had much experience with it her is an analysis by someone who blogs and is really smart about this stuff.  Good Faith Estimates Explained     2010 Good Faith Estim...
02/22/2010
This post is very interesting.  I have always wondered about the ethics of paying agents "extra" bonuses for selling in house listings.  I have always thought that it would be more ethical or fair to just give a higher commission split.  "Bonuses" paid at the end of year means that a broker is ho...
02/14/2010
Seems to me that in order for a town to be considered a Rivertown they must have frontage on the Hudson River.  Ardsley doesn't have any Hudson River waterfront yet a lot of people consider it a Rivertown.  I don't.  Ardsley, New York is a 1.3 mile Village.  Ardsley has Route 9A running through ...
02/07/2010
This afternoon I received the most interesting email.  I am posting it here and if anyone remembers and can help please let me know, you can comment on the post.     Good afternoon Miriam,   Years ago, I lived at 8 Sleepy Hollow Road., Rye Brook New York (off Ridge Street) As a young girl, appro...
02/05/2010
In the Town of Greenburgh a women walking her dog was attack by a coyote at 3:15pm in the afternoon yesterday. Her dog was also attacked.  The following is from the Town of Greenburgh Police Deparment web site about what to do if you encounter a coyote. The Police Department has recently recieve...
02/05/2010
This post is so true.  A good buyers agent is not just an order taker.  We do a lot of behind the scenes work before we even get into the car to show a property.  If a buyer has interest there is even more behind the scenes work that needs to get done. I'm often amazed when I receive an out-of-th...
01/22/2010
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  Personnally I cna't imagine doing this but the National Assocation of Realtors, our beloved NAR, has amended their trademark policy and now allows members to use the "Realtor" logo on their gravestone.  Apparently, NAR gets one or two requests a year and has in the past granted verbal approval...
01/19/2010
I recently got a referral a couple who were not first time buyers, they had owned a property and sold it and were now looking to buy another.  Because this buyer had owned previously there is hope that they would have a little knowledge about at least some of the aspects of the process.  I have n...
01/14/2010
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