Valerie's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Johnson Real Estate, Inc.



This blog by Wanda is one we should all take to heart, and practice daily.. if we are not already.  Nothing comes easy in life... one has to work for it.Motivational Monday: Beat all odds!  We can learn a lot from the work ethic of a determined horse. After watching Secretariat this weekend I was...
I have to re-blog this.  I've been following Kristin's blog for a few years.  She is a wealth of knowledge and always comes up with ways to save money or to help the economy.  Here is one on saving year round.Here is a helpful cheat sheet for when many items go on sale:   Appliances:  Holiday wee...
I read this the other day, and still keep thinking about it and it makes me laugh.  I thought I would share it with other woman, so your day will be brighter. Don't laugh too hard... something else might just happen... take it from me.  :)This is getting funnier with each passing year. And for th...
Homeowners of vacant properties.. please be aware!!  In my recent blog about "You are a Realtor who has a cell phone, but won't give out your number to another Realtor".  I mentioned that I showed my client a few rentals, but there were some MAJOR issues on two of them that I would address in ano...
296 Main Street, Cromwell, CT....RENTED!!! 296 Main Street CROMWELL, CTYou'd never believe this home was built in 1850. Totally remodeled, many updates... must see. Located in downtown Cromwell. 2BR/1+1BA Single Family House $154,900Year Built 1850 Sq Footage 1,105 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 1 ...
This was just too funny to pass up yesterday when I was out.  I think it speaks volumes.   FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION ON REAL ESTATE... CONTACT YOUR LOCAL AGENT    Info about the author: Valerie Osterhoudt is a Cromwell Connecticut Residential Realtor who can assist you with the purchase and/or sa...
You are a Realtor who has a cell phone, but won't give out your number to another Realtor?   How do you stay in business?I'm presently working with a client who is transferring from Minnesota to Connecticut for business.  She has a home in St. Paul, and is looking for a rental while she sells her...
I first read this blog of Patricia Kennedy's and thought it was just so cute.  I stuck with me all day, and then I thought maybe it would with others too.  This is a very smart seller who too the extra step(s) to make an impression that would last. I've disabled the comments here.  If you wish, ...
One mistake after another.. will it ever end?  We are supposed to be there for our clients and to make sure deals work.  Do we need to be there and do the work of the other agent as well? I received a call to set up a showing for a rental property of mine.  Sounds good doesn't it?  Not if the cal...
Now that we are solidly in the month of January and we have all stuck to our resolutions, diets and budget plans.  I thought I'd see if you are thinking it will be a prosperous and successful year.  Here is a quote to get you thinking along those lines. The quote of the day is....  "Always bear i...

Valerie Osterhoudt

ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889
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