Cheryl Ritchie's (goldenresults) Blog

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

What does a Southern Maryland Memorial Day Weekend Picnic LOOK like...Ramblings of a Southern MD Realtor...The first thing you notice are the steamed crabs cooking away. The next thing is a backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay or  Patuxent River. Then you notice all the veggie trays. Then the fruit and...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Reread!Beginning with applications dated June 1st, Fannie Mae is implementing the “Loan Quality Initiative” (LQI) guidelines.  All Fannie Mae lenders must adhere to these guidelines.  In a nutshell, the LQI guideline changes are: Credit re-verification the day of funding:  Fannie Mae will require...
Posted almost 4 years ago
It would be a hard decision to pass up fresh fish for the loot....On May 27, 2010 the Maryland Division of Natural Resources released 200 striped bass into the Chesapeake Bay and its many tributaries. What's so special about releasing 200 fish into a body of water as large as the Cheasapeake Bay?...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Why the same qualities that make you a good FRIEND make you a good Realtor...Ramblings of a Southern Maryland Realtor on the run! I have one friend who always says to me, "Girl, you are nothing but the truth." I have another friend who has repeatedly said to me over the years that she "always for...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Is it the Train Ride or the Train Station...Ramblings of a Southern Maryland Realtor on the Run! The train station for me this Memorial Day Weekend was to have some fun and enjoy some relaxation and also mix in some business projects while everyone was at the Ocean or busy by the Grill or enjoyin...
Posted almost 4 years ago
The links in this article are great!This is a tale of the interesting journey that started with my comments on Active Rain regarding the effectiveness of Open Houses.   Ironically, it started on the day I was inputting the internet marketing for my next Open House. I picked up the phone and heard...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Well said and dead right! Always, always start with the loan pre approval.My Open House Made The Buyer Cry | Alexandria VA Buyers Can Toughen Up With A Mortgage Approval   We never mean to do it!  We never want to do it.  Honestly, we're not in the business of making buyers cry.  But it happend t...
Posted almost 4 years ago
This concept can hold true for redoing other rooms!How many times have you walked into a new home with a buyer and there is a very small or no dining room? Numerous homes being built today are forgoing the formal dining room and making that room a den. Is it a wise decision? This can mean disaste...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Neat-O!A few weeks ago, ActiveRain released a new feature that allowed members to export an archive of their individual blog posts. In the announcement, Brad said, "It's open nature will allow for the development of third-party import tools." So, I sent the link to my partner, Steve Zehngut, and ...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Okay, there are a few projects over the Memorial Day Weekend...Ramblings of a Southern Maryland Realtor...Okay, so it IS may favorite weekend of the year, and it looks like there's a bright and sunny start to the Holiday, but you know as a Southern Maryland Realtor on the Run there will be fun pl...
Posted almost 4 years ago
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