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Yesterday was a busy and very productive day—multiple appointments, including meeting with two appraisers on my upcoming closings. One was last-minute because we had snow in the forecast. So glad we were able to get the appointments all done. Now the threat of snow does not bother me, because fre...
02/11/2021
Find a House That Knocks Your Socks Off...But Be Sure You Can Afford To Replace Them.Before you go looking at a house, please make sure it is one you can afford. Get yourself pre-qualified and know your limits.Work with an agent and lender who understand your wish list. Get as much house as you n...
02/10/2021
Yummy Pastries In Baltimore The pandemic is not stopping some people from having a wonderful home business. So many people are happy about this because they can still get freshly made-to-order pastries. Perfect for weekend entertaining. Pick-up is on Fridays 9-2 and other days by appointment.Are ...
02/09/2021
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A caller on my radio show yesterday inspired this post. She was a former client who was not happy with a chimney company that had given some incorrect advice. My suggestion with any contractor or service company is to get good referrals.  Most people love the look and feel of a fireplace and the ...
02/08/2021
The snow is gorgeous, no doubt! But it does play havoc with coordinating real estate activities. Just like all homes are not alike, the same holds for buyers, sellers, and inspections. When you get a ratified contract, there are still deadlines to meet, taking from a week or two, depending on the...
02/07/2021
Quoted in the This month's TRS has an article Navigating Through A Pandemic.You can  Read The Entire Article and see that a couple of AR members have been quoted.Below are quotes from two ActiveRain MembersBut even when altering messaging techniques, agents have faced challenges when communicatin...
02/06/2021
 A home inspection is one of the most time-consuming activities that a Realtor® has to deal with. Take today, for example; it was four hours. It was my listing, my seller is in her nineties, and I was attending.There is a lot to coordinate between arranging the home inspection (including chimney,...
02/05/2021
  Why would you purchase "As Is"? Maybe there are multiple offers, and perhaps the buyer is comfortable enough to say they will not be asking for repairs. Maybe the buyer is planning to do a significant renovation. Maybe the buyer wants to use this as a way to negotiate. Perhaps a seller will on...
02/04/2021
Specializing in unique properties, I have come across a favorite home in our Baltimore area...  one that is exceptionally versatile to many different homeowners.Here a few names to describe homes Rancher PlusForever HomeCondo BypassAge-in-place-home And some of the usesIn-law/guest suitesSeparate...
02/03/2021
 A few years ago, I wrote Old REALTORS® never die; they become listless. Just saw some comments about being listless in this solid seller's market. That is not where we want to be if we want to stay in Real Estate. Maybe it's time to go after those unique properties that don't "usually" sell quic...
02/02/2021
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