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If These Walls Could Talk... A Real Estate Poem - 01/31/11 11:15 AM
I came across this poem I wrote in high school. At the time, my parents were thinking of moving, and I has been tagging along with them to look at some houses. That was really when my interest in real estate began, although it took me almost 10 years to turn to it as a career. I've always been fascinated with historic homes. Whether they're in immaculate condition or have been left in disrepair, it's interesting to me to imagine the stories they could tell us if they could talk...
The House Every day, it stares at her through her windowIts ancient shingles (2 comments)
What Is a Home Warranty and Why Do I need one? - 01/20/11 07:57 PM
This is a great post by Leah Stern, an agent in Rockland County, NY. I agree with her that home warranties can be an excellent tool for both buyers and sellers! Sellers, they can help provide piece of mind for potential buyers and make your home stand out above the rest. Buyers, they can save you from costly and unexpected repairs after closing. As Leah says, it's a small price to pay for piece of mind! Via Lora "Leah" Stern, Realtor Suffern, Rockland County NY (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage): What Is a Home Warranty and Why Do I need one? Your home is probably your single (2 comments)
Is Buying a Home in 2011 a Good Idea? Advice from a Leading Real Estate Blogger. - 01/06/11 11:20 AM
2011 is here! If you're considering buying a home in the Rochester area this year but aren't certain it's the right move for you, here is some fantastic advice from Steve Harney, a leading real estate blogger. In this area, our prices are remaining relatively stable, so we're even better off than most of the country! Still, this article offers some great suggestions about concentrating on the cost of your new home vs. the price. Happy New Year!
3 Questions You Must Answer Before Buying a Home by The KCM Crew on January 4, 2011 If you are thinking about purchasing a (2 comments)
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