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2010 

On a recent listing i did an Open House and a buyer came in, looked at the house, and commented that he had been searching for a different style of house than the one at the Open House but he seemed intrigued.  He contacted me after the Open House, asked some questions and then I didn't hear from...
02/23/2010
The Federal Government is trying to make things better in the mortgage business with the 2010 Good Faith Estimate and while i haven't had much experience with it her is an analysis by someone who blogs and is really smart about this stuff.  Good Faith Estimates Explained     2010 Good Faith Estim...
02/22/2010
This post is very interesting.  I have always wondered about the ethics of paying agents "extra" bonuses for selling in house listings.  I have always thought that it would be more ethical or fair to just give a higher commission split.  "Bonuses" paid at the end of year means that a broker is ho...
02/14/2010
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I want to congratulate Ruth Marie for her new featured position on Active Rain.  I will not be blogging on this site anymore and have after three years weighed the advantages and disadvantages of being in the featured spot.  Blogging is a lot of work, thinking of things to blog about and taking t...
02/13/2010
Seems to me that in order for a town to be considered a Rivertown they must have frontage on the Hudson River.  Ardsley doesn't have any Hudson River waterfront yet a lot of people consider it a Rivertown.  I don't.  Ardsley, New York is a 1.3 mile Village.  Ardsley has Route 9A running through ...
02/07/2010
This afternoon I received the most interesting email.  I am posting it here and if anyone remembers and can help please let me know, you can comment on the post.     Good afternoon Miriam,   Years ago, I lived at 8 Sleepy Hollow Road., Rye Brook New York (off Ridge Street) As a young girl, appro...
02/05/2010
In the Town of Greenburgh a women walking her dog was attack by a coyote at 3:15pm in the afternoon yesterday. Her dog was also attacked.  The following is from the Town of Greenburgh Police Deparment web site about what to do if you encounter a coyote. The Police Department has recently recieve...
02/05/2010
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