Rich's Real Estate Ramblings

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I will be posting information intended to be helpful for home buyers, sellers, and investors. I will also post articles intended to be of benefit for other Real Estate Professionals. I will try to avoid articles on religion or politics, unless it has direct bearing on Real Estate matters, but I reserve the right to be thought-provoking, and even philosophical at times. (And even humorous, if I am feeling in the mood)
National news tends to be full of bad news these days, it seems.  I thought that these items od good news ought to be passed along to the general public -- to provide a more accurate representation of the facts.   Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 According to the Wall Street Journal, law...
By Rich Schiffer, REALTOR, e-PRO A lot has been written on the topic of Motivating clients.  Here are a few examples: Real Estate Strategies: Motivating Buyers David Britt, MBA wrote about his "broad brush" method for uncovering what motivates his clients, and presented 10 questions that can help...
I will be hosting an open house at this 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath single, Sunday, July 27th, from 1-4. Come to see beautiful plantings, and the large, level back yard. You will fall in love with it before you even step into the house. Aston is located in Delaware County Pennsylvania, and is located conv...
By Rich Schiffer, REALTOR, e-PRO It seems that every year or so, someone in the media takes aim at our profession.  Last year it was 60 Minutes (see A REALTOR's Worth: What 60 Minutes "forgot" to tell you.).  Before that, it was Chris Pummer, a personal finance editor for in S...
The recent tragic death of 3 Chester Residents in a house fire has firefighters on the west side of the city saying they could have done more if there was more funding, staffing, and equipment for the fire company. It is my hope, that the city will see the value in increasing the funding for the ...
By Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors The Delaware River Port Authority, which manages the operation of several bridges in the Philadelphia Area (The Commodore Barry Bridge in the City of Chester, Delaware County and the Walt Whitman, Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross Bridges in Philadelphia)  are l...
I toured this property yesterday.  It is a 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Rancher, with a large, level, fenced-in yard. This is a Swarthmore Mailing Address, but Springfield School District. Let me know if you would like to see a list of other properties in the area that might meet you needs. If you want to m...
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors I have talked to a lot of Realtors in my area.   Because of my passion for Internet Marketing Techniques, the conversation often comes around to blogging, and how it can fit with your marketing plan. More often than I expected, the response from them is somethi...
Chester is known for many things, including (Bill Haley and the Comets), but the world will soon know Chester as the home to yet another potential NBA star: A 90-minute documentary, "Gunnin' for That #1 Spot," which opens Friday in theaters in six cities, including New York, showcases 4 NBA top d...
Summer has "commenced", and you are hopefully enjoying a well-deserved break for your routine. Unfortunately, summer is all too brief, and we must begin planning for next year. For those of you planning on renting a place off-campus, now is the time to line up housing for the 08-09 year.  If you ...

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