Real Estate LESSONS from LISA ORME

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - The Master's Key Realty LLC -Windsor, CT - HARTFORD COUNTY - REB.755648

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2010 

RainCamp Boston was one of the best investments of my time in a long time!  As a relative newcomer to AR, I have been "getting my feet wet" blogging on Active Rain, but not seeing the "google juice" everyone has been telling me about. Well, in less than the first hour, I already had a list of tip...
07/27/2010
I've really had to consider lately, what it means to be a "neighbor".  If you've read one of my earlier posts this week, you know I've had an anonymous e-mail from a AGITATED@BOILINGPOINT.COM - a "neighbor" on my street complaining about "trash" in my yard. Well, really, just some large bulk item...
07/21/2010
So Mr. Seller, you want to price your house so you have "room" to negotiate with a buyer? The problem is, the amount of room you want as a buffer may make the buyer think you're just not serious enough to start negotiations with.  If you have negotiating room between your asking price and the act...
07/19/2010
One of my initial questions to a new potential buyer is "Have you been pre-qualified or pre-approved by a bank or lender for your purchase?"  When someone asks me, "What's the difference?" I actually get excited. This is probably a first time buyer-and I love working with first time buyers!  I'm ...
07/19/2010
Buyers sometimes don't have an inkling about how many pitfalls can arise in trying to find and buy the right house.  Having REPRESENTATION is just plain smart!  We do a whole lot more than just open the door...Real Estate Agents Are Not Just Door Openers- What A Buyer's Agent Really Does     Ther...
07/17/2010
Really, even though our first real estate license says Salesperson on it, I have always thought of myself as anything BUT a salesperson. I just can’t stand people who try to “sell” a house to a buyer; especially a first time buyer. No one wants to be “sold”. And really, if it’s not the right hous...
07/16/2010
There's something positive to learn from every negative situation. And you can learn something from the smallest of creatures...even if you don't like things that BUG you! So what can YOU learn from a Dung Beetle??It had been a  hot and muggy day and I had just started making dinner when my husba...
07/14/2010
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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  As I just posted on my brother's page:  James, I am SOOOO in agreement with you on this one.  As a matter of fact, I'm going to re-print your letter and give the devil MY official notice on this subject as well!  He is playing with FIRE! (Of course, that shouldn't be a surprise...
07/13/2010
While I am a real estate broker, and not a home stager by trade, I am a firm believer that staging a home can really make a difference--and knowing what people will not be able to accommodate right up front really is important. Some time ago we listed the home of an elderly woman--a member of the...
07/12/2010
I have long stood for the importance of the Code of Ethics followed by REALTORS®,to the extent that I have been involved at the local and state level with the Professional Standards Committee and the Grievance Committees of Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® and the Connecticut Association...
07/12/2010
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