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There’s a Realtor® in my neck of the woods who never fails to make me smile when I talk with him. He wanted information on one of my listings to see if it was a fit for one of his buyers, so we covered that information up front in case one of us got a phone call of greater importance. With no suc...
A few weeks ago, I was Shipwrecked along with about 100 kids. Yes, I was at Vacation Bible School for the 16th year leading the children with songs, underscoring the Bible lessons, and marvelling at all of their excitement. While each of them touch my heart with their open joy and love, there are...
Welcome to 2802 Mill Creek Road!Located in the picturesque Brandywine Valley area known as Mill Creek Hundred, this home is part of the Red Clay Creek School District. If you’re looking for a home in Delaware, this school district continues to have a strong appeal. Add to it the fact that this pr...
With an addendum to be signed, I called a client of mine. She told me she has developed arthritis in her knee. I suggested she soak some raisins in gin.She started laughing. "What???"So I elaborated. My Aunt used to swear by it. So much so that she convinced my Mom, who then had her own vessels o...
When posting your "For Sale" signs and any other signs connected with your real estate business and listings, know the rules. Real estate being very local, PLEASE check with your own municipality (local or state) as to whose rules you need to follow.In Delaware, it's DelDot, the Delaware Departme...
As Realtors, we deal with people in transition. It's good to remember that transitions, though good, can still be bittersweet at times.  Tonight as I flipped on my bedroom light, my gaze was immediately drawn to the bed and the items sitting on top that weren’t there when I left this morning. Two...
Reminders for Delawareans (thank you, DAR, for keeping us informed!)SENIOR PROPERTY TAX CREDIT:Delaware House Bill 99 signed on July 17, 2017 - Beginning January 1, 2018, only those individuals who have established legal residence in Delaware for 10 consecutive years are eligible for the Senior P...
Investors -How do you keep your tenants in the loop about what they need to do to maintain your property while they live there? Do you have a standard checklist? Send out reminders about maintenance at certain times of the year? Brought on by a "close to home" incident of inadequate heat in a col...
We're coming out of the deep freeze here in Delaware and my local feeds on social media are awash with notices about frozen pipes. My neighbor and friend, Michael, posted something helpful. In case you are facing anything similar in your area, and since winter is far from over, I thought I'd shar...
When you point out the flaws of someone else, be careful. In pointing that finger at someone else, many times there are three fingers pointing right back at yourself. A great reminder that sometimes, what we find wrong or irritating in someone else is the same thing that we, ourselves, need to im...

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