• Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 7 minutes ago

    I took Friday off and with my friend Dave Hoskin we rode the Amtrak Cascades train to Portland, Oregon for the day. Dave and I share a passion for books so we’re headed for Powell’s City of Books...More on t...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events 30 minutes ago

    Gaithersburg Fall Golf Classic  On Friday, September 25, 2015, the City of Gaithersburg will host its 24th Annual Fall Golf Classic at the Clustered Spires Golf Course in Frederick, Maryland. This 4-player s...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 2 hours ago

    It was a very stressful week in real estate this week.  We had the closing that didn't and isn't going to happen.  Then we had the closing that was delayed.  The delay cause a terrible burden on the buyers b...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices 17 minutes ago

    Diligence Creates Opportunity“Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness – its opposite –never led to good intention’s goals .” Miguel de Cervantes, Writer              As I see it . . . . . . .Di...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 16 minutes ago

    Today was a day of marketing online and preparing for some blog posts for Monday.  Tomorrow will be another day at the beach for me.  I’m heading for the Cape tomorrow and hope to park myself at Mayflower Be...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events about 1 hour ago

    Almost Wordless Sunday -  Kangaroo in the Countryside As many folks already are aware of we traveled from Katy  to Melbourne Australia back in early July 2015 to celebrate our anniversary. One day we venture...
  • High Traffic Blog Entry in Real Estate Market Trends about 5 hours ago

    The Winchester, VA real estate market saw a pullback in July 2015, but it's more of a seasonal adjustment than a confirmed trend. The total sales in July were 161 compared to 233 in June 2015. That's a 30% d...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 39 minutes ago

    Yesterday, we made our journey to the Santa Barbara Wine Country.  After a superb lunch in Los Olivos at Sides Hardware and Shoes, we walked over to Woestes Garden Treasures.  There were so many wonderful ne...
  • High Traffic Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices about 7 hours ago

    I'm writing this blog post to reach out to Realtors that should hear the other side of the coin.  We, as Realtors, all have many things in common.  One of them is time management.  We have limited numbers of...
  • Popular Answer on ActiveRain Community about 14 hours ago
    Q: When showing houses, have you ever bought your Buyers Lunch?

    4 Votes
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 6 hours ago

    High of 92 Degrees and No A/C!  Oh Boy! Have you ever noticed how your air conditioning or furnace goes out at the most inconvenient times?  Its like they have a little switch inside that says let’s go out w...
  • Popular Answer on ActiveRain Community about 11 hours ago
    Q: Are you a bumblebee or a flower? Are you the one pollinating all the flowers? Or are you the source? Are you the realtor getting into every flower that is blooming? If not, why not?

    4 Votes
  • Popular Answer on Real Estate Industry about 12 hours ago
    Q: Vendors are constantly dropping pens, scratch pads and other marketing materials to RE offices. Which of these do you use on a regular basis and how likely are you to do business with these vendors?

    4 Votes
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 7 minutes ago

      It is a busy summer...the market is hopping....we continue our remodeling down the hall into the guest bath (yes no rest for the wicked or the self employed),  former Short Sale Sellers are becoming buyer...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Home Buying about 6 hours ago

    Under Contract- Idyllwilde - Parker, CO  80138  It was a joy to present an offer to these sellers!   The buyers are relocating from Houston and needed a quick close.    It is a joy to work with a Buyer's Age...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 8 hours ago

    Continuing with our Summer Salads theme, my husband, Bernie, is writing today’s recipe blog. Spicy Slaw with Cabbage, Carrots & Ginger Lime DressingIt is counter-intuitive to think about eating spicy foods o...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 15 minutes ago

    Once upon a time there was a king who wanted to go fishing. He called the royal weather forecaster and enquired as to the weather forecast for the next few hours.   The weatherman assured him that there was ...
  • High Traffic Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 6 hours ago

    Last night I was driving home after a long day of showing vacant land near Seligman, Arizona. I was on a lonely stretch of Highway 89 south of Ash Fork when I suddenly noticed the sound of a bird:"C    H    ...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events 30 minutes ago

    State of Maryland Homestead Tax Credit Maryland home owners or residents buying a home who meet specific eligibility requirements may qualify for a State of Maryland Homestead Tax Credit. The Homestead Credi...
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