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Real Estate Agent - Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, - 10301213186



I moved in to a brand new town and county about four years ago.  One of the first things I did was to start a direct mail marketing campaign to several nearby streets (over 100 homes). My goal was to let people know who I was, what I did for a living, and let them know I was available to assist w...
About three years ago, I started full-time as a real estate agent, all gung-ho and full of excitement. I'm still excited about my career choice. I have, however, noticed a slight change in the way I respond to certain things. Below are just a few examples of what I mean.     Three Years Ago Today...
I was with someone the other day who was looking at listings for homes in another state. This person is considering moving to a town across the country and wanted to make sure they knew what kind of houses were available. They had plenty of time and patience for their investigation, and would not...
As mentioned in previous posts, the town of Monroe NY real estate market started showing signs of price improvement in 2014 and the first quarter of 2015. However, in April and May 2015, Monroe price results dipped, with a return to first quarter levels in June. So now what's the story with July ...
Lately, I seem to hear a lot more people labeling other people. For example, you say something nebulous like, "I had a peanut butter & jelly sandwich for lunch," and all of a sudden someone shouts, "You LIBERAL!" Our actions or our words can get us labeled a left-winger, a liberal, a reactionary,...
The Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty second quarter 2015 market results have been published for Westchester and Orange Counties as well as the rest of the Hudson Valley NY area.  The Orange County NY summary indicates that sales were strong but median prices have continued to decrease (or as th...
One thing my mom was a master at was something my brother-in-law Rick called the "Hairy Eyeball."  If you did or said something stupid, mom would roll her huge dark Italian-Portuguese eyeballs in your direction and give you a special glare. Her look told you in no uncertain terms and with not one...

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