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2009 

For those of us that have been REALLY frustrated with FaceBook lately - check this out :-)  I was browsing my Facebook, account today and got some good information from my friend, Lyn Scalzitti.  She pointed me to a web page entitled "How To Set Your Facebook News Feed And Wall Settings."  Needle...
Posted over 4 years ago
New Construction and Recessions - it's not a pretty sight. Join the National Home Builder's Association fight... www.FixHousingFirst.com I've seen the trickle down effect.  As a builder's rep, I have seen the effect of the recession first hand.  Sales have been down considerably in the last year....
Posted over 4 years ago
Tick Tock... don't miss out!!Time is running out... LESS THAN 5 WEEKS LEFT TO BUY AND RECEIVE THE TAX CREDIT! Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, November 30 is the last day for a home purchased by a first-time home buyer to qualify for the $8,000 tax credit. For additional ...
Posted over 4 years ago
I love dogs just as much as the next person.  And most dogs love me.  However, not all.  In fact the only time I've been bitten by a dog in my life was on a home showing. I called ahead to let the owner know we'd be taking a look that day.  He said his dog was in the house but, "he's a teddy bear...
Posted over 4 years ago
These 10 Commandments home buyers must follow may seem like common sense to many. Buyers, however, can sometimes forget with all the excitement surrounding the buying of their new home. In the past couple of weeks, I have heard of two separate buyers who saw their home loan turned down, and their...
Posted over 4 years ago
Many sellers wonder if offering incentives really works. I have seen incentives for Buyers, Agents and a combination of both.  The reason for an incentive should be crystal clear....the seller wants to sell faster. What works and what doesn't? Pricing right in the beginning of your sale works bes...
Posted over 4 years ago
Posted over 4 years ago
10 Deadly Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Home 1) Making an offer on a home without being prequalified. 2) Not having a home inspection. 3) Limiting your search to open houses, ads or the internet. 4) Choosing a real estate agent who is not committed to forming a strong business relationsh...
Posted over 4 years ago
 Don't Wait!!! Get your Batteries ready, time to change those smoke detectors and Time to get an   extra hour of sleep!!  I so look forward to Daylight savings in the fall, I love a little extra hour to  snozzzzzzze.                                                                                 ...
Posted over 4 years ago
A lot of people don't realize that pretty much all Water Heater manufacturers specifically state that insulation blankets are not to be installed on the water heater.  I just happened to be in the position to take this picture, and thought it would be a good example of the warnings that they put...
Posted over 4 years ago
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Patty Mortara REALTOR, ABR, CRS | Hunterdon County (NJ)

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