Something great this way comes...

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Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

They say you get back what you put out there. Positive thoughts beget positive results.

I know we're only a handful of days into the new year, but I have to say that thus far... it looks like it's going to be a gangbuster year.

I've noticed a serious uptick in "interest"... this includes phone inquiries, requests for showings (both by my buyers and on my listings)... I see an uptick in viewings of my online listings... an uptick in appointments made by agents.  And all of this just since Christmas.

I'm looking forward to a great year, and I'm putting it out there in the universe.  "It's going to be a great year!"

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois

   

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Liz and Bill Spear
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I'm seeing similar with the online contacts.  Not as many showings as I'd like, but it's still slow time here.  Have an offer on a listing to negotiate & a closing in less than two weeks, so this year is off to a far better start than last year.

Jan 05, 2020 08:39 AM #1
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Suzanne Strickler
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I'm noticing an uptake of rentals here. There are enough people in the Philadelphia area to warrant a healthy rental market.

Jan 05, 2020 11:09 AM #2
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Hi Alan,

Nothing good can come from negative thinking... so keep sending out those positive vibes! 

Jan 05, 2020 11:23 AM #3
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Tha's wonderful news, Alan. You get back what you put out!!!

Jan 05, 2020 05:31 PM #4
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It is! It will be a great year. Enjoy!

Jan 05, 2020 06:38 PM #5
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JUPITER is very lucky this year for 'things of the earth' . . . trust me, I'm an astrologer. 

There is a lot of activity. I've added over 3M in inventory in the past month and have almost another M in the Q waiting on research.

I'm needing to pace myself but will manage! (Camille-esque semi faint swoon)

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Jan 07, 2020 06:20 AM #6
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Well then, it is so. Seriously, if you believe it, have the passion, and the follow through, and I'm sure you do,  it's gonna happen! Here's to a fabulous 2020, Alan. 

Jan 08, 2020 06:15 AM #7
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Hello Alan - anticipating positive results is more than just long-shot thinking it becomes a mindset and an attitude.  That's a good start in my opinion.  Here's to good results in 2020.  

Jan 08, 2020 03:35 PM #8
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We are already way ahead of last year in pending sales and investor interest is very strong. I agree that a positivr outlook coupled with some reality testing is a great way forward.

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We too are off to a great start!  Wishing you the very best in 2020!!! 

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Build it and they will come. I think it will be a great year too but attitude and drive contribute to

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Hi Alan: I agree completely...I have seen more interest in existing homes than i have in the past 3 years! Most people who buy here in the Hamptons have been the wealthy New Construction buyer and that is about it...If your listing was built before 2017, you had a "load" on your hands. Now it appears that the buyer is wanting to do their own projects. Here's to a highly successful 2020!

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