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By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Did you know that today is Earth Day?  Do you remember the first Earth Day?I was teaching seventh & eighth grade science in 1970 and with my students organized a recycling project for the school.  I remember taking several trunk loads of cans and newspapers to recycling center.  For the rest of t...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 7
Does your office manager also list and sell real estate?   If yes, then he is your biggest competitor.First, as office manager he controls who gets incoming leads.  Which leads will you get if the office manager also lists & sells?Even more important, who will answer your questions when the manag...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 16
Ahh!  My favorite walk at Presque Isle Erie, PA Bright and sunny in Erie PA.  What more can you ask for?Yes, we saw a sailboat and several fishing boats but didn't take time to capture them on film. Presque Isle Bay was very calm,  city of Erie approx two miles across bay.Seven miles of sandy bea...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 10
Even though the calendar said spring arrived several weeks ago Mother Nature hasn't delivered yet, at least not in the northeast.  Normally I am not one to complain about the weather, even cold & snowy weather, but I guess I reached my limit when it snowed on my daffodils.  This photo was taken l...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 8
Yes, today is National No Housework Day!!!   Yes, all day, NO housework of any kind.  Even my friend, Froggy, is celebrating 'No Housework Day'. So what are your plans?  How will you fill the void in your schedule?   Jog around the block Read a book Visit a friend Register for live Pennsylvania R...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 13
The weatherman keeps piling on the bad news.  Erie, PA is no stranger to winter weather but Thunder Snow is not common nor is it welcome.  So here is my response.  Let is snow! Let it snow! We will just build another fire.  It's toasty and warm. Let's roast marshmallows. 
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Is the weatherman on vacation in the Caribbean?  The sun was shining brightly a few hours ago.  Now look!!   Not fair!Don't worry Erie, PA folks are hardy.  We may have to wear winter jacket when we visit the ice cream stand but we will enjoy every lick.  Happy spring! 
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
It's a great day to just enjoy a walk to Lake Erie.  Yes, the day started with class prep, phone calls and numerous errands.   Finally I just walked out the door and headed north to Lake Erie, a short walk from my home.  Have a seat and enjoy the view.   Relax, breathe deeply.  Forget the challen...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 12
I am so happy that I feel like jumping for joy just like this rabbit.    Happy Easter Pennsylvania approved Real Estate CE class, 3.5 hours, will be offered in Erie, PA "Creating Clients for Life March 30, 2016Time:  1:30-5:00 Cost: $21 Location: 3036 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 in Schneider ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 13
Pennsylvania approved Real Estate CE class, 3.5 hours, will be offered in Erie, PA  "Creating Clients for Life  March 30, 2016  1:30-5:00 Cost:  $21 Location:  3036 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 in Schneider Heating Bldg, which is behind Animal Ark Pet Hospital Register:  1-412-967-0240 or 1-41...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 28
No matter what the weather is it is SPRING!   Seven mile walkway along bay, Erie PA in backgroundIn some areas it is too hot or too cold or it's snowing or raining or just not quite to your liking.  In Erie, PA the sun has been shining brightly with a slight breeze.  Yes, the temperature could be...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 22
Somedays I just want to be quiet & listen. Well, I almost have my wish to be wordless as I developed laryngitis a few days ago.    Peaceful evening to all.  $35 CE classes: Residential Module & General ModulePennsylvania Real Estate agents licensed between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2015 are requi...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 6
Real Estate Fundamentals Class:  March 12, 13 and March 19, 20 will be held in Erie PA.  You still have time to register by calling 1-412-967-0240 or 1-412-967-9000.www.alankells.com  $178 class + $49 Text Location:  3036 W. 12th St Erie PA 16505 Building behind Animal Ark Pet Hospital, use east ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 4
$35 CE classes: Residential Module & General Module Pennsylvania Real Estate agents licensed between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2015 are required to take 14 hours Continuing Education called Residential Module and General Module.  (There is also a Commercial Module.)   Both modules, Residential & ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 4
 Join me in Real Estate Fundamentals class in Erie PA  Live or online classes are presented by Alan Kells School of Real Estate in Erie PA www.alankells.com  Fundamentals March 12, 13 and March 19, 20 Time: 9-4:30 Practice April 9, 10 and April 16, 17 Cost:  $178 + $49 text fee Location:  3036 W....
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 2
Residential Module, Mandatory Continuing Education for newly licensed PA agents $35  April 6, 2016If you received your Real Estate license between December 1, 2013 and November 30, 2015 you are required to complete 14 hours CE in mandatory topics (Residential & General Module) by May 31, 2016. Fi...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 23
Okay, it is Sunday morning and I woke up from dream of being on the beach with sunrise over the water.  That is my kind of Sunday morning. Recently I found this sign in an antique store.   Yes, we walk on the beach during the winter in Erie PA   But my dream was a warm & sunny beach. Maybe sunris...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 27
Forget the excuses.  It's time to relax.  Oh, yes, but . . . Yes, but I am busy.  Yes, but I have so many undone things on my to-do list that I can't take time off. If you are in real estate I bet you have said that many times over.  It seems that there is never enough time for all that needs to ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 8
If your PA license was issued between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2015 you need to take required 14 hours Continuing Education in Residential Module and General Module before May 31, 2016 renewal.  Fine: $100 per missing hour.Join me in class.  www.alankells.com  Residential Module April 6, 2016 an...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Snow or No Snow, both sunsets light up my world, hopefully yours, too.Sunset as seen from my front porch. Sunrise as seen from my own back yard. I love where I live in Erie PA and wouldn't live anywhere else, however, my favorite sunrise comes up over the Atlantic Ocean at Mayport, Florida. Feel ...

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