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Real Estate Agent - Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - 10301213186

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2014 

I am not good at road trips. After about three or four hours in the car, I get very antsy and start singing along with the radio in a very energetic way. That's how I get rid of some of the excess energy of sitting in the car, but quite frankly, by that point I'd rather get out and jog alongside ...
11/29/2014
This morning I am working in my office, doing "up" or "op" or "floor" time (depending on what it's called in your local real estate office).  This is supposed to be the time when an agent is available to take care of buyers or sellers or renters who might call or drop by the office. Unfortunately...
11/29/2014
The Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty Events guide for the 2014-2015 Winter is now available for your use!  This guide provides a listing of activities in Orange County, as well as Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Westchester and Ulster.  This edition also includes a list of areas available all seaso...
11/27/2014
I wrote this on my Facebook wall this morning:  "I wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all those who cannot share the day with family - those deployed service men and women who are sitting in camps far away from home; those who have no family to be with; those who are to ill or sad or otherwise unable ...
11/26/2014
Three days before Thanksgiving 2014, and the temperature soared up near 70.  Jackets were not necessary and people in Monroe NY ran to appointments in short sleeves.  Two days later, the day before Thanksgiving, and the streets and trees in Monroe NY are covered with a thick blanket of wet snow a...
11/26/2014
Earlier this month, I shared some of the benefits of being a real estate agent.  One of those benefits was the fact that there is no upper salary limit.  What I basically said is that my upper pay limit is up to me, not up to a corporate Human Resources department, and that if I do a great job, I...
11/25/2014
Update:  This has been rescheduled to Sunday December 7th.   On Saturday, December 6th, 2014, the Winter Festival and Holiday Float Parade will be held in Monroe NY.  The Winter Festival starts at 1pm at the Millponds in the center of town.  There will be hay rides, crafts for the kids, a bonfire...
11/24/2014
I'm still determined to do my 30 posts in November, one each day.  This is post #23 and as seems to be normal, by the end of the week I can't put together enough words to talk about any one thing.  So here's a bunch-o-stuff.   Tip for today:  Always check out your new smoker well before you want ...
11/23/2014
I wrote about this previously, but after reading a post this morning about overcoming fear, I thought it was a great time to revisit the topic.  There is someone in my family who recently needed to change the direction of his life because debilitating fear got in his way. There was also a point i...
11/22/2014
Some folks have suggested that people who door knock are needy beggars.  They must be if they're walking the streets and banging on doors.  And they are incredibly annoying.  Maybe even a bit slimy. Because of those negative connotations, as well as potential safety issues, I've stayed away from ...
11/21/2014
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