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By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
  If you are like me, you depend on your phone. Mine is in constant use, making calls, receiving calls, texting, emailing, photographing, scanning, taking notes, locating properties and making appointments.  And so many things we have become dependent upon... like asking questions of SIRI, using ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 10
       No question, buying a home is an emotional decision. Even if you find everything you think you want – the right neighborhood, the right school, the right number of bedrooms, the right look, the fireplace, the gardens, the garage, the man cave, the first floor office,  even the lower level ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 3
SUNDAY August 13th Recently sold a home in Colonial Village and wanted to share one of the perks of the neighborhood.It is all happening this weekend. The entire community participates in this yearly Tag Sale.The large neighborhood yard sale is happening in Colonial Village located off of Reister...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
 One of my favorite condominiums in the Baltimore area is The Risteau. Today we had a smooth closing on Unit 400. The new buyer is very  excited about moving into her fourth floor condo with beautiful views of the pool. The Risteau in Photos Click to see.   Enjoy the quiet seclusion  and the beau...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
 No two days in real estate are ever the same.  It was a wonderfully busy day, starting at the gym, meeting a new client, showing a special property, emails and many phone calls for the four closings this month. Later there was a meeting with a favorite professional agent at one of my unique list...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 19
 Meeting a potential buyer tomorrow, an AR referral, to show a waterfront property.I  followed the MLS instructions and contacted CSS aka Centralized Showing Service. The lovely professional answered my call, recognizing my name and number, and came back with the following directions. Are you rea...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 11
   Yesterday my friend and ActiveRainer called on my live radio show. We had a good conversation about pet friendly real estate.   Why would a Realtor® from Florida want to talk to a Realtor® from Maryland?There are a couple of reasons.It's fun.We learn from each other.And it helps sell real esta...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 14
 My best business practice from the first year was connecting with people from the different areas of my life. Guess I should start from the beginning and Why I Chose Real Estate...It Really Was an Accident!I was rear ended while driving and had neck and back issues and surgery was recommended. S...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
 A couple of weeks ago I invited Zachery to our ActiveRain platform. He signed up, he even reblogged and today Zachary Wolfe wrote his first post.Over the years I have encouraged, mentored and invited a gazillion people to join. Many did sign up...almost none actually are blogging. That's a lot o...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 11
 Take a look at this week's marketing. Inventory is low...most of my listings are under contract and the others are still in the process of getting ready for photography.  Buyers are looking for property. So I am helping them find homes. By dedicating  a large part, of the above ad, for this qual...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 30
 Today we had a smooth closing for very special first time home buyers. It was because of ActiveRain that I met Winnie and Joseph.    A couple of month's ago, John Meussner  asked me take on these qualified buyers. I was sure he knew them personally and only after our home inspection, did I find ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 1
   Sunday July 30th, the seller of this special home will be a guest on my radio show. She will be describing the special features and why this was the perfect place to live. You can listen in and you can come to the open house after.         Please join us at 7 Green Heather Court Stevenson are...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 19
 Many years ago, I listed a home and received a call after placing the for sale sign.  Not knowing the buyer, I had my husband take me to the appointment. The prospective buyer liked the house and when I started asking questions, found out he had been at the same company for almost 20 years, marr...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
  It is fun to go into a home, meet the owner and feel their personality. Many times you don't need to actually be introduced to the owner to know they are good people.Here is a sign from a favorite seller and a special home that I sold.     Look around and you will find these welcoming signs and...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
 Hold the date!Sunday July 30th.Hold the hour 2:30-3:30This coming Sunday I am having a guest on  my 12 noon radio show ALL ABOUT REAL ESTATE. The owner of 7 Green Heather Court  will be in the studio talking about this unique  5-6 Bedroom Deck House.Listen in, call in and then come visit us at t...

By Ron Trzcinski
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre)
Comments 4
We Will Have to Update the Bathroom. Why? The bathroom is original to the house as far as general appearance goes, but it is updated functionally. The home was built in the 1950s and has a style which was popular at the time.  It has small white and black ceramic tiles on the floor.  The walls ha...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
 When writing a contract everything is negotiable before you sign. The contract for a listing is 15 pages, the contract for a sale can be as many as fifty.After the contract is signed and you want to negotiate, it may not be easy. Contracts are legal and binding and you may need to seek legal cou...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
  7 Slade Condo Pikesville, Md. 21208 Unit # 506 Sold  Two bedroom ..two bath condominium on the fifth floor of the luxurious Seven Slade, also known as Suburban Oaks went to settlement today! Wonderful sellers and the perfect buyer for this beautiful custom granite kitchen with wood cabinets and...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 20
 Recently wrote about a mom and grandmother in her nineties thinking about selling her home .This house, in need of TLC,  received this comment  from  Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386: "For the right buyer, this home could be a palace and yet for the unprepared, a money pit" Lik...

By Ron Trzcinski
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre)
Comments 3
FPBB: For Purchase By Buyer I may not have been creative enough with the the title of this post, but the topic is supposed to be the Buyer's equivalent of the FSBO. We all know how the FSBO Seller is short changed by insufficient marketing, poor pricing, and lack of guidance throughout the sale's...

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