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2011 

I noticed a story in the Frederick MD Post this morning mentioning that the Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley has signed into law that beginning this Saturday ( 10/1/2011) it will be illegal to read text messages while operating a vehicle. So time to put the cell phones down while driving in M...
09/30/2011
The new appraisal guidelines highlight property condition and its importance for financing.  A property must be reported by the appraiser as in at least “average” condition.  If a property is reported as “below average”,  it must be brought up to “average” with repairs.  Dear Seller, since 3 othe...
09/25/2011
Copy and Paste the link below to read full story. More from Dodd-Frank and FTC   New Disclosure Requirements for Landlords Using Credit Reports The Rules only apply if the “adverse action” is taken pursuant to the consumer’s credit score. The notice that the landlord must provide to the consumer ...
09/23/2011
If you're in the Loudoun County area the weekend of Sept 23-25th, you might want to check out the Lovettsville VA Oktoberfest. German Food and Beer, Arts and Crafts, Music and Dance, Etc.   http://www.lovettsvilleva.gov/default.asp?ContentID=26    Jeff Pearl / RE/MAX Distinctive / Lic in VA, MD, ...
09/22/2011
Home Sellers- If you think you are going to be in a Short sale situation, contact Jeff Pearl with RE/MAX Distinctive to explore your options, get you questions answered accurately, and understand the Short Sale process. Each lender is different, and the Short Sale process is different for VA, FHA...
09/22/2011
You can find Jeff Pearl Homes on Facebook. The link below should take you directly to the my page where you'll find the 12 Marketing Ideas. I use these to help sell all of my listings, as well as using several additional marketing ideas, from old style hands on marketing to the latest internet te...
09/21/2011
I've been working with some customers looking at condos from Leesburg VA to  Alexandria VA. There are quite a variety of condos available, from one level 55 and over communities in Ashburn VA  to Hi Rises  like Skyline Towers in Baileys X Roads. Many are old but are very appealing in several ways...
09/21/2011
I've been meaning to write this post and Suzanne McLaughlin's post today about silouetted photos motivated me to get busy on it. I would say that the majority of agents and general public prefer to see a picture of the person they are communicating with. Suzanne was wondering why so many agents ...
09/15/2011
We have an huge abundance of deer in this area, and hunting laws change every year to try to control the population, control disease,  control deer ticks, keep herds and habitats healthy and at at some sort of balance, and reduce traffic accidents and injuries. This year Bow season started on Sep...
09/13/2011
I was on another short sale webinar yesterday for 90 minutes. It was mainly about explaing to short sale buyers what is involved and what advice we should share about types of loans involved, when you can and can't ask for closing costs, and what is the max you should ask for, how much to offer, ...
09/13/2011
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