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2008 

Lawrence St Condos in Old Kensington / Northern Liberties Only 2 wonderful condos remain at the Lawrence St Condos in Olde Kensington.  Enjoy this rapidly developing and growing area where a recent Forbes magazine article referred to this zipcode (19122) as one of the top 50 places to purchase re...
07/04/2008
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO EVERYONE !! Stephanie and myself wanted to take a moment to be grateful for our lives and our surroundings.  Today can be a day of reflection, gratitude and hope.  We have so much opportunity - freedom and choice in terms of how we live our lives - how we treat people an...
07/04/2008
One of the great things I love about being a Philadelphia Realtor is that every day is different and provides for a new opportunity - a new deal, a new client, a new negotiation... etc. One of the problems I have is when does it end ?  My wife and I joke about that we work 24/7.  On some days and...
07/03/2008
I am getting tired of industry "experts" and pundits on television and national media such as CNBC and CNN suggesting to offer 80 percent of the listing price. Obviously it is a buyers market nationwide, but every region and city is different including our city in Philadelphia . The dynamics are ...
07/03/2008
This situation happened to someone at my office. A seller has power of attorney for her mother who is in a nursing home.  The proceeds from the sale of the mother's house will go to the nursing home to pay for medical bills. The daughter has paid for the mothers bills over the years and since she...
07/02/2008
New Listing in Old Kensington - 1238 N Mascher St  - View Slideshow - Philadelphia Real Estate Sometimes I think how listings are procured by agents.  There are so many different strategies in terms of marketing to new clients.  Also I am amazed with all the agents that are out there, how did it ...
07/01/2008
We just closed on a property personally in Bridesburg - a 3 br / 1 bath property for $81,000.  We offered $1,000 above the listing price of $79,900 to have our deal accepted as it was competiive. We have completed the process of getting a couple of estimates from contractors and have chosen a ref...
07/01/2008
On Monday, we had 2 settlements where they both got a little intense.  For pretty much every deal, there is always a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety that the people (both clients and agents) go through.  I believe the better agents handle these situations much better than less experienced...
07/01/2008
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