• Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 7 minutes ago

    Fifteen minutes can mean so much. Weekends in rehab can get quite boring. There is a skeleton staff in physical and occupational therapy, so depending on your needs, you are only scheduled for one session on...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Mortgage / Finance 1 minute ago

       “Say It Isn’t So” I read an article the other day that there will be less and less need for loan officers in the future. I wonder if the person that wrote the article owns a home or will ever want to purc...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Real Estate Market Trends 33 minutes ago

    July 2015  showed a  continuing solid  performance  for home sales in the Waxhaw area of the Charlotte  metro area (the 28173 zip  code--encompassing Waxhaw, Weddington, and Marvin). The average sale price o...
  • Popular Answer on Real Estate Sales and Marketing about 2 hours ago
    Q: Would your rather your seller offer an "allowance" for repairs that need to be done to the home, or simply start with a lower asking price?

    4 Votes
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 2 hours ago

    Joseph PriestleyThanks for stopping by and taking time out of your day to read what I’ve written about.  My intent is to put a smile on your face.  Hopefully you’ll go away with some information you may have...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 2 hours 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 3 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 4 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 about 2 hours 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 4 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 38 minutes 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 7 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 about 2 hours 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 2 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 16 hours ago
    Q: When showing houses, have you ever bought your Buyers Lunch?

    4 Votes
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 9 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 14 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 14 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 28 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...
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