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Getting the gift of an extra hour of sun sure puts a jolt into the real estate market.  People are outside doing yard work, and taking kids to games, and of course, going to see Open Houses.  The extra hour at the end of the day truly has an impact on the real estate market, and for my past 27 ye...
03/11/2012
The following numbers reflect the actual number of closings in Burlington County, New Jersey for the first 2 months of the calendar year: Residential closings for 2010:  409 Residential closings 2011:        422 Residential closings 2012:        418   Percentage wise, the market has been rather f...
03/09/2012
While I truly love ACTIVE RAIN  for all of the sharing of ideas and information, I often wonder why many agents will limit their posts to "Members Only" and not allow the public to see and feel and understand some of the struggles and challenges we deal with. More often than not, after reading a ...
03/08/2012
The following numbers reflect the actual number of closings in Mercer County, New Jersey for the first 2 months of the calendar year: Residential closings for 2010:  292 Residential closings 2011:       304 Residential closings 2012:       339   Clearly, we are taking baby steps here, but it seem...
03/08/2012
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When your instincts tell you... 1.  Your buyer is seeing homes with another agent(s),  they probably are. 2.  The co-op agent isn't telling you something, you're probably right. 3.  The credit score  for the tenant who won't give you their credit report stinks, it most likely does. 4.  Your listi...
03/07/2012
I am going to friend EVERYONE on Facebook , and then I will invite them to like my business page.  Why not?  It's free, but time consuming, and while I may get the occasional notice from the FB "friending police", isn't this a great idea? If the content on my business page is good, or excellent, ...
03/07/2012
I have always been a morning person.  I wake up happy and talking.  It drives my wife and kids a bit crazy, and they try to turn my volume knob down, to no avail.  But a few years ago, I discovered Brazilian Bold coffee at 7-11.  Hoowahhh!!   If you like coffee, and with a hint of chocolate, this...
03/05/2012
I currently use a 6 or 7 year old HP digital camera.  They don't even make these anymore.  My pics are ok, nothing magnificent.  I want to buy a good camera, one perhaps with a wide angle option, which can capture the room in a more professional way.  So, to my fellow bloggers, friends and client...
03/04/2012
When I take a new listing, I usually send the MLS link to my seller client to review it for accuracy, and effectiveness.  While I can be a control freak with content, I also want to be on the same page with my client, for if it does not sell, I don't want them asking me why I omitted something 90...
03/03/2012
  In a nutshell, low rates and low prices are fueling a bit of a jolt in residential real estate resales, especially in Hamilton Townhip, New Jersey.  Other towns are somewhat flat in sales compared with the last two February's, with the exception of Florence, which dropped off like a lead balloo...
03/03/2012
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