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You're a grand old flag lot (with apologies to George M. Cohan).  Does the area you live in have flag lots?  Do you even know what a flag lot is? A flag lot is a lot lacking the requisite minimum lot width or frontage on an existing or proposed street, having direct access to the street through a...
On Thursday, I like to get all set for Saturday's showings. MLS info packet for buyer?  Check. Reality price check and comps?  Check Seller's property disclosure?  Check. Lockbox combo and showing instructions?  Check This gives me time on Saturday morning to have a cup of coffee and read the new...
Remember when you had to write book reports in grade school?  Who liked doing them? Well, I did!  I loved reading, and still do.  I read about two novels a week.  And I was pleasantly surprised when I picked up a copy of Fannie Flagg's newest one, I Still Dream About You. Who remembers Fannie Fla...
If your Christmas tree looks anything like mine, it's droopy and dropping needles like crazy. Don't forget about the FREE Christmas tree pick-up in Lansdale , PA! Lansdale Borough will be collecting Christmas Trees on Saturday, January 8, 2011.  Trees should be placed on the curb for pick up prio...
Don't get me wrong.  I love pets.  I have three, and they bring me constant joy and happiness. But we all know what it's like to sell a house with pets.  You have to work ten times as hard to keep the home clean, and as pet neutral as possible. I tell my sellers that pets must be out of the house...
Settlements can be exciting.  No, really.  I love watching the excitement in my buyer's face when they reach the end of their journey to home ownership.  And the relief on my seller's faces when everything has gone smoothly.  Some settlements are sad, because they are due to a death or financial ...
How fast can you say IDENTITY THEFT? Here's a heads up for another way people are trying to steal your online identity.  As you may have heard, Facebook is now the #1 most visited site - surpassing even Google in page hits.  So when a friend posted what looked to be a silly little video on my wal...
Scores Dead in Lansdale Drive By Shooting.  That's what I expect the headline to read.  The story would go something like: ARN - Police are still searching for the perpetrators of a drive by shooting that has become Lansdale's worst mass murder ever.  Police Chief Holly Daze says it's the worst c...
Christmas Gift Boxes and Real Estate Services - what the heck do they have to do with each other?  I'll get to that in a minute.  But let's talk about Christmas gift boxes first.  Now is the time of year that I a) leave my shopping to the last minute, and b) work like crazy to get all the present...
*Individual Results May Vary - How many times have we seen that small print on offers and advertising? Well, it's that time of year where we sit down and reflect on what has happened in the past 12 months.  For me, it was a good year.  But I did have those two listings that never sold.  And when ...

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