Rich's Real Estate Ramblings

Real Estate Agent
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)
Beautiful homes in the award-winning Wallingford-Swarthmore School District are available now, and these homes typically don't linger on the market. Click here to request a list of available homes in the area. (Wallingford, Swarthmore, Nether Providence, Rutledge) For more about the borough of S...
This is not a post about a blog writing contest, or some other challenge to bloggers, so I am sorry to disappoint you, if that is what you were expecting.This is a post about the challenges I overcame while marketing my most recently sold listing:1307 7th Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081 This property w...
 Worried about what you hear on the national newsabout the real estate market?  Come to this informative seminar and get the inside storyon what is actually happening in your local market.Find out how the recent changes in the financial marketsimpact your options when buying and selling in today'...
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors We are all familiar with the Charles Dickens story of Ebenezer Scrooge.  One night he was startled from a dream by the rattling of chains by the Ghost of Jacob Marley, and before morning, he had realized the error of his ways, and sent a young boy off to buy a ...
I am posting this as a plea to other agents and brokers in the Greater Philadelphia region, especially Delaware County.A consumer has contacted me, inquiring about "Garages" in Delaware County, PA.  Specifically, they are looking for a "900-2,000 sq ft concrete block garage".  They say they have ...
Happy New Year, Everyone!'This is not a blog about the New Hampshire Primary. The blogosphere is littered with too many posts about that, already. This is simply a short video, created using Animoto, highlighting the fun my twins had sledding with their cousins in New Hampshire. Hopefully it will...
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors When selling your home, there are two key concepts to getting it sold for the best price that the market will bear:Price it according to market conditions.Update it to market standards. This article focusses on #2. Whether you are an Investor buying properties ...
I recently came across this inspiring story from an anonymous source, and as a veteran, it moved me.  I thought that you might like to read it as well.  Though the story is not mine, it could be.  The image is so vivid, the emotion so palpable that the more I read it, the more it seems to shift i...
Have you ever done something nice for someone, or gone out of your way to be accomodating, and the beneficiary of your benevolent behavior barely noticed?Have you ever felt like you were "taken for granted?"My guess is that we all have felt like that at some point in our lives.  At the very least...
Many of you have had strange things happen at the office. I am certain, however, that none of you have ever had anything like this happen...well, almost certain...  That is the trailer for an upcoming short film, "Cube Zombies," which I got to work on behind the scenes (and as an extra in one sho...

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