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By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 20
My first phone call of the day was a client that was experiencing some 'moving anxiety' -I listened and offered some words of encouragement.  She thanked me profusely as she explained that they had spent the majority of the weekend preparing for the move and she was just simply tired.The day cont...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 35
 One year ago today was the sale of this family's home. The sweet couple in the middle of this photo had made the decision to move from the home they had lived in for many years and had raised their family. It was a difficult and emotional decision for them and I was honored to be hired as their ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 27
A few years ago I was sitting in a real estate marketing training session that had promised to share some 'new and exciting' ways to start a real estate conversation.  I sat in the front row with my pad and pen in hand, anxious to gather each and every word of wisdom.  Well, I confess that my exp...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 30
Around this time, almost two years ago, I was contacted by a sweet young couple that wanted to purchase their first home.  As soon as we met, I felt like I had known them for years as we embarked upon the journey together to find a home.  Due to the lack of inventory and specific price parameter ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 26
I was recently the guest at a hotel and during my stay, I stopped by the front desk to ask a a specific question regarding the rewards program.  Apparently my question wasn't a common one and the welcoming confidence that greeted me on the other side of the desk quickly morphed into a frantic, un...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 35
Growing up in an Italian family, I learned very early in life the tremendous value of the '3F's'  - Family, Friends and Food.My mother beamed with delight when the dining room table was crowded with family and friends.  Her generous heart was always willing to invite and as a young girl, I have v...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 72
Dennie is feeling anxious.  She and her husband were married for 47 years and lived in the same home for most of their marriage.  They raised three children there and now have 2 grandchildren.  Dennie's husband passed away 3 years ago and the family home has become a bit overwhelming for Dennie. ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 35
This morning I wrote an article that took me about two hours.  I was feeling really good about it when I hit the 'publish' key and boom, the site went down!Whaaaaattt???!!!Okay, I took a deep breath, went to refill my coffee, took a brief stroll around my office and then asked myself - do I want ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 24
Carlisle Christmas Parade - Light Up The Night 2017Carlisle, PA.Sponsored by F&M Trust, the parade will include marching units, marching bands, floats, auto units and fire trucks parading through Historic Downtown Carlisle on Hanover Street. Santa will conclude the parade and join the public on t...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 21
Active Rain is a highly respected site where Real Estate professionals gather to share expertise and showcase a taste of the market(s) they represent.I joined the Active Rain community in June 2016 and on June 26, 2016 I ventured to write and post my very first blog.  I really had not fully consi...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 10
I am so thankful for the open air markets that are scattered throughout the countryside of South Central Pennsylvania. Some sit directly in front of a home and resemble the size of a small lemonade stand and offer a few homegrown options, while others may be held in enclosed 'greenhouse style' bu...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 27
Today, I am thankful that I awoke to the delightful pitter-patter of rainfall instead of the musical medley of my alarm clock.My 'to-do' list is fairly short today and I already have family home for the holidays, so the day will include attending to some needful things, mingled with some relaxati...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 25
I am so thankful for the beauty of the back roads of South Central Pennsylvania.  During the Autumn season, pumpkin patches and corn fields abound.  It is always a fun adventure to go for a drive with no agenda, and let the cares of life melt away...Harvest Fairs are abundant and are fun for chil...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 21
Simplicity is a word that is subject to our own interpretation.  To some, simplicity may be viewed as 'life on a diet' - it conjures up thoughts of deprivation and scarcity.To others, simplicity may be viewed as a 'life of freedom' - unleashed from the burden of unnecessary stuff.No matter how on...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 47
I am thankful for curiosity.For me, curiosity, in its rawest sense is: a child like, unfiltered, unbiased, exuberance of inquisitiveness to discover, uncover, and know, without judgment, preconceived notions, or expectation of outcome. True curiosity can be likened to a young child exploring the ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 13
                        “Some old-fashioned things like fresh                                  air and sunshine are hard to beat.”                                      - Laura Ingalls WilderI am so overwhelmed with thankfulness for nature.For me, being outdoors with the sun on my face and beauty ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 14
Today, and every day, I give thanks for my mom.  She passed away in July 2016, yet the lessons she imparted shall never die.Some of her life expressions:"It doesn't matter what you're eating, as long as you're with good company"She strongly believed that food shared with special people, always ta...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 9
As I enter through the gates of this holiday season and join in the festivities of celebrating thankfulness in the Rain, I must begin by offering my utmost gratitude to each and every member of the Active Rain community.Each one of you brings forth your own seeds of:Personal Life ExperiencesTalen...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 55
I remember being a child and accompanying my dad to visit the office of a travel agent.  Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted by a cheerful agent in a bright, welcoming office that had overly sized chairs and alluring posters that lined the walls inviting vacationers to every imaginable spot on t...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 60
So, you've decided that it's time to sell your home.  Do you feel caught on a Ferris Wheel frenzy?You've put on your safety goggles and plunged into de-cluttering your closets and even wrestled with the contents of your garage and then you face the most arduous task of all...which Realtor® do I c...

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