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2009 

RE/MAX Awards - 2008 Production We received 2 prestigous awards from RE/MAX pertaining to accomplishments reached in 2008 and wanted to share them with our clients, subscribers, readers and the awesome Active Rain community. The 2 RE/MAX Awards Received were: 1.  5th Place - Total Production for ...
02/27/2009
  10 months ago, I did not know what Active Rain was.  I have only had a blog for around 9 months.  Have only been active on Facebook for 6 months or so.  Have had a Twitter account fow a few months.  I still do not know what RSS stands for and cannot figure out "feeds".  I do not know how to upl...
02/24/2009
4 Main Reasons Why Philadelphia Houses Do Not Sell   Below are the 4 main reasons why Philadelphia houses do not sell.  I believe these 4 reasons are also the main reasons in any geographic market as well: Each reason is also the subject of it's own individual blog entry so please click on each l...
02/22/2009
Philadelphia Active Rain Gathering Thanks to Jeff Belonger, a great Active Rain gathering was held in Philadelphia this past week at Cavanaugh's in Rittenhouse Square . It is always a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow colleagues and even better to meet fellow Active Rainers and bl...
02/21/2009
How do you determine your offer price ?  Strageties and Tips ! How do I figure out a fair bid on a home ?   Every buyer asks this question. To the naked eye it seems like a pretty simple question, but it can become anything but simple ! Hidden in that inquiry are an infinite number of variables t...
02/15/2009
Happy Valentines Day from Philadelphia ! When I was younger and single, I used to be jealous and envious of all the couples celebrating on Valentine's day.  As I grew older, I had more acceptance and grew more appreciative of loving couples as I found my support through family and close friends. ...
02/14/2009
To reduce or not reduce. That is the question. And I bet they were asking the same question back in Shakespeare's Hamlet days. People and times have certainly changed since Shakespeare's time but the big question many sellers have is, "When do I do a price reduction?" and the next natural questio...
02/11/2009
I was recently confronted with a good question regarding closing costs.  Basically the question was... "How can I avoid paying them?" Pretty straight forward. Just the way I like it. If you do not have a lot of money to spend on closing costs or you do not want to put all of your money into your ...
02/08/2009
Why Philadelphia Homes Do Not Sell ?  Part 4 - PRICE This is Part 4 and the last part os our series of Why Philadelphia Homes Do not Sell.  For the prior 3 posts, plese see: 1.  Poor Advertising and Insufficent Marketing 2.  Stigma 3.  Difficulty Showing the Property We saved PRICE for last as it...
02/03/2009
 Philadelphia Short Sale Success in Fishtown Last week we had another successful short sale in Fishtown.  It was a great feeling to help our seller client get out of a very difficult positon and be able to be instrumental in helping him move foward in his life.  At the same time, the buyers will ...
02/02/2009
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