Explore Erie, PA
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Welcome to Erie PennsylvaniaandPresque Isle State ParkFour million visitors a year visit Erie's gem, Presque Isle State Park to enjoy seven miles of sandy beaches, 13.5 miles of walking/biking trails, plus boating, fishing and view some of the most beautiful sunrises & sunsets in the world.Each s...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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What better way to begin your day than sunrise on the beach.  Looking east from Beach 10Presque Isle State ParkErie, PAAnd end your day on the beach with sunset.Beach 6 Presque Isle State ParkErie, PA Of course my favorite sun rises and sets over Lake Erie unless of course we are vacationing at M...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 5
Beautiful sunny weather with low humidity was perfect for family picnic on Beach 6 at Presque Isle State Park.  (Approximately below the 'P' in Purpose) Seven miles of guarded beaches, Pennsylvania's only sea shore, plus 13.5 miles of recreational trail, part of Pennsylvania Seway Trail.  Several...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 17
Don't delay! Now is the time to prepare for the infamous Lake-Effect snow storms that blow across the Great Lakes.  Most of us who live around the Great Lakes escaped the wrath of Hurricane Hermine but we know what is coming in a few months.   Sunrise over my back yard Both the Farmers Almanac an...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 22
Erie, PA has many festivals, mostly from spring to all.  We have a few favorites, the Greek Festival, Discover Presque Isle and Celebrate Erie held the third week of August just before the kids go back to school.  Chalk walk  Presque Isle Lighthouse at Presque Isle State Park Erie ZooPresque Isle...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 5
Are you ready to begin your new career?Erie/PA The Real Estate market in Erie PA is hot.  Homes for sale in Erie PA are selling quickly.  Have you been thinking about a career in Real Estate?  Few careers offer the flexibility that a career in Real Estate does.  Few careers have the 'sky is the l...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 39
ERIE, PA Tips for Great Open Houses Yes, homes in Erie PA will sell at open house.  Oh yes, there are the naysayers, "Open houses don't work." "Open houses are a waste of time."  And on & on.Well, I am here to say that open houses do work if you, the agent, work smart.Here are SMART TIPS FOR GREA...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
Erie, PA ~ Why Real Estate?Slow & steady, that is the description often used to describe the Erie PA market. In good markets and not-so-good markets and even during the most recent recession the Erie real estate market kept moving at a slow & steady pace.At the height of the recession Erie real e...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 16
Mr/Mrs Seller:Are You Motivated to Sell?  I mean are you really ready to sell? Mr. & Mrs. Seller, I am willing to stand on my head to market your home but if you are not motivated to sell nothing will happen. Let me ask you a few questions . . . Are you willing to price your property competitivel...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 7
  Pennsylvania Real Estate ClassesErie PA    Erie Pennsylvania Real Estate Pre-license Classes:  June 11, 12, 18, 19Please join Alan Kells School of Real Estate for live Real Estate class in Erie PA.Yes, there is still time to register for live Real Estate classes in Erie PA.  If you are consider...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 6
Wouldn't you like to see this guy walk walk by?  (Check out your front-row seat)Well, this buck had his photo taken by Dave's trail-cam on May 22nd as he walked down the path in front of Dave's tree stand.Just like kids waiting for birthday or Christmas Dave is counting days until bow season in f...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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No matter how busy life gets take time to enjoy the moment.  That moment could be a child's hug or just a quiet few minutes without interruption.  For me I like to walk not only for exercise but to enjoy those quiet moments with myself and the beauty of nature.  Lake Erie is just a short walk fro...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 9
Real Estate Fundamentals & Practice classes begin soon.  See schedule www.alankells.com Please join me for live Real Estate class in Erie PA.Yes, there is still time to register for live Real Estate classes in Erie PA.  If you are considering a career in Real Estate in Erie PA or western Pennsylv...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 16
Most of my students in recent Continuing Education classes were returning 'Snow Birds' who couldn't stop expounding on the benefits of second home in sunny Florida.  Most of these agents refer business back & forth and several kept trying to get me to agree to joining them next winter.This is my ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 7
Yes, there is still time to register for live Real Estate classes in Erie PA.  If you are considering a career in Real Estate in Erie PA or western Pennsylvania and want to take a live Real Estate class instead of online class now is the time to register.Real Estate Fundamentals Class:  May 14,15...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
Have you registered for pre-license Real Estate classes?  Live Real Estate classes are held in Erie PA every month.  There are many homes for sale in Erie PA.  Now is the time to begin your new career as a Real Estate agent in Erie PA.See:  Alan Kells.com to register. Join me in Real Estate Funda...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Who Is more Important?  What topics get the most coverage in the news media?  World news, politics, sports or the child killer that lurks in many older homes in our communities lead-based paint.Children six and younger are particularly susceptible to to lead poisoning caused by ingesting lead-bas...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 9
Do postpone working on BIG projects because you feel a bit overwhelmed by the enormity of the task?  If you have attended any time management seminar you have probably heard of the 'Elephant' approach, right? How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at time.  BUT, where do I begin?  Yes, my project ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 9
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)
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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...

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