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When a Buyer Insists on Using the Wrong Mortgage Company, what do you do ? It has happened before.  A buyer hooks up with a mortgage company, typically through Lending Tree or a referral from a trusted "friend".   And instead of having a smooth mortgage process, it is nothing but... We always rec...
Cure for a Workaholic: The Mercer Street Cafe in Port Richmond ! My colleagues at our Remax office ( @Remax Affiliates ) always rave about the Mercer Street Cafe in Port Richmond.They are regular noshers at the cafe located at Westmoreland Street and Mercer Street.  Being the workaholic that I am...
Northern Liberties:  Philadelphia's New Culture ! While a majority of Philadelphian's flock to the NJ Shore to welcome in the summer season as a Memorial Day tradition, Chris and I stayed home in our Northern Liberties neighborhood as we have done for the last 3 or 4 years now.  But this year thi...
Contemplating the Future ? Contemplation and perspective comes in all sizes ! Contemplating selling a home ?  Or contemplating buying a home ?  Contemplating anything in life requires a moment of reflection and then surrounding yourself with really good people. Related Posts: College Graduation -...
College Graduations - Reminiscent and Inspiring Last weekend I had the pleasure of being present for my niece's graduation at Hobart William Smith College in Geneva, NY.   The drive to and from Philadelphia brought upon reflection and inspiration.  It is amazing how fast time has flown as it is h...
Is Memory a Learned Skill or an Inherent Ability ? How many times have you gone to the grocery store to get bread or milk, got a bunch of items and forgot the bread or milk ?  Or while you were there saw a few people you recognize but have no idea who their names were ?  Or when you were younger,...
Spotting an Angel in Northern Liberties While walking to a listing appointment yesterday evening in Northern Liberties, Stephanie and I spotted an angel.  It is great living in an area where there are so many beautiful houses, blocks and of course wonderful pets.  In fact, one year the annual Nor...
TD Bank Says "No Means No - we choose Foreclosure and do not call here again !" "No Means No. We have chosen foreclosure. We Will Not Negotiate. We will not put it in writing. Do not call here again. " This is a true story... this happened today May 11, 2009 from a deal that was sent to TD Bank o...
Philadelphia Named in top 10 Big City Art Destinations In the June edition of American Style magazine, Philadelphia was named the 9th best big city art destination in the United States !  If you live in Philadelphia or have visited Philadelphia, this is no surprise.   Stephanie and I have been th...
Another Successful Northern Liberties Settlement ! Today, on Cinco de Mayo,  we had another settlement in Northern Liberties with very happy sellers.  Our folks had the property on the market in the past and had trouble getting their property sold.  We showed their property a few times during the...

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