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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)
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I am very excited.  I recently posted my first listing.  A very nicely maintained Townhome for sale in Upper Darby, PA.6827 Clover Lane, Upper Darby, Delaware County, PA I met the sellers at an open house I was sitting for another agent.When I followed up with them, I sent them some links to my s...
07/05/2007
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert RealtorsThis is Part 2 of 2 in a series.  For Part 1, see Introductions: Internet-Style -- Part 1 of 2 (email and blogs) So, you have realized that an increasingly large majority of homebuyers start their search on the internet, and you have decided to try to "get in fr...
07/02/2007
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert RealtorsAs many of you know, I am a stickler for typos and grammatical mistakes.  In the past year, I have been noticing another type of writing "mistake."  I put quotes around the word because technically, the "mistake" I am talking about is not erroneous or even impro...
07/02/2007
This 3 Bedroom townhouse, with a newly renovated kitchen, is located near the end of a quiet one-way street.  Enjoy quiet afternoons or summer barbeques on the large front patio -- or stay out of the weather, and make use of the one-car garage and finished multi-purpose room in the basement, whi...
06/30/2007
By Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors I walked this neighborhood last night, with a client, looking to buy an investment property.  This home, which is currently on the market, (listed with another brokerage) was one of our scheduled stops.   (These photos were taken while touring Chester, Delaware...
06/22/2007
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert RealtorsEver introduce yourself to someone?  If you did, there was likely a handshake invloved, eye contact, body language, etc., that all combined to make an initial impression on another human being. Personal introductions can be awkward for some people -- sweaty palm...
06/16/2007
Who:  All my Active Rain Associates, Pennsylvania Real Estate Professionals, and Fellow Hot-Dog-, Lemonade- and Soft Pretzel Lovers:What:  An Open House / Alex's Lemonade PartyWhy: To contribute to a great cause:  Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationTo come meet me live and in person, (not via sateli...
06/15/2007
By Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors I have recently received an official invitation to join the "The Activerain Bronze Star Hall of Fame."I have proudly accepted that invitation.I would like to take this opportunity to share with you a bit about how I achieved this milestone.I joined the Active R...
06/14/2007
Homeowners nationwide are discovering the latest way to market homes without using a REALTOR, and it is not with a FSBO website, nor a discount broker -- a can of spray paint is all it takes, for some! While spray-painting your house with the words, "House For Sale" may catch the eye of passing m...
06/12/2007
The Active Rain Real Estate Network has seen a lot of growth recently, in part because of the increasing popularity of their blogging platform, and also in part due to the positive reviews and mentions in Trade publications like REALTOR Magazine.http://www.realtor.org/RMODaily.nsf/pages/News20070...
06/11/2007
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