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Some interesting facts that we took in from this morning's meeting:   1 million visitors to the convention center annually 25% of the US population is within a 5 hour ride to Philadelphia 7 years ago 16% of the tourism visitors said they intented to return to the area, today that number is 38...
11/12/2009
My clients thought the house was going to be sold at the courthouse.  They thought the sheriff was a comin! They were months behind due to financial/medical issues. This week we were able to avert thatforeclosure for our clients via a short sale.  The 1st mortgage lender had filed the foreclosure...
10/04/2009
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I have been having some success after suggesting to my sellers that they offer seller financing in the form of mortgage point buy-down offers to the buyer(s).  The reaction of the buyer's agent takes a little education, especially in talking points for their buyer.  The best part of the conve...
09/27/2009
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I can't believe this one.  I called my old HVAC guy to come service one of my rental properties.  He told me that I did not need him to come to the property; he walked me through what to do myself.  When he was finished, he said he heard that I was a Realtor and was looking for a house and wh...
12/27/2008
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Philadelphia, PA is our local market.  We are not facing the doom and gloom most markets are....make no mistake it is challenging here, but its not hang up your license time yet.  Not for me.  I just got my license 16 months ago......I am learning how to build a business in what some old time Rea...
12/13/2008
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Real estate is a local product.  Much like cars and tomatoes and alcohol, prices are different depending on where you live.  The same is true for real estate.  It's local.  The national and local media outlets all report that the real estate market is crashing, the bubble is bursting, builder...
11/05/2007
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