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Olney, Maryland is located north of Washington, DC at the intersection of  Georgia Avenue (Rte 97) and Olney Sandy Spring Road (Rte 108).   People that live here, rarely move and those that visit often return to make it their home. It is no mystery why that occurs. There are hundreds of reasons....
01/14/2011
  There is another thought that comes to mind. It is ""Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana . Somewhere between the two there is hope for tomorrow.  It must be human nature that causes us to react to tragedy by seeking someone to blame and as a group...
01/13/2011
Helping Renters Find A Home Those that rent homes have leases.  The terms of the lease include, among other things, the amount and term of the lease.  In Montgomery County, most residential leases are for one year, although the option of a two year lease is supposed to be offered.  There are apa...
01/11/2011
Harvey Jacobs opines in the Washington Post... Whom can you trust when you sell or buy?  I read it this morning and stewed over the contents all day. It is a typical piece. It does not directly cast aspersions on agents. It just gently leaves the impression that we are not to be trusted. Harvey i...
01/08/2011
The following is an example of a hypothetical situation. All home purchases are unique. This is shared to expose there is much more to representing buyers than offering a tour of homes. This is your goal Well, you have finally decided on a home. You have visited several homes over the past month ...
12/15/2010
In the quiet of her first night, a boy became a man           It was the fall of the year. My son, long since transplanted to Fort Lauderdale, Florida was expecting his first child. We stayed in contact daily and the time grew close.  Then I received the call, "Dad, we are on the way to the hosp...
12/15/2010
I don't re-blog often and I know some will find this a rather jingoistic sounding post. I just think that this is worth reading and understanding that those that look down their nose at us might need to stop and think.At a time when our president and other politicians tend to apologize for our co...
12/14/2010
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Christmas in Peru           Christmas in 2010 is fast approaching. It will but a week later that this year comes to a close.  For sure, there are agents out there that feel this was a terrific year and next year looks to be even better.  Most agents are not in that position.  A lot of us quietly...
12/13/2010
Helping Renters Find A Home Those that rent homes have leases.  The terms of the lease include, among other things, the amount and term of the lease.  In Montgomery County, most residential leases are for one year, although the option of a two year lease is supposed to be offered.  There are apa...
12/13/2010
     The real estate industry is changing.  Buzz words like "traditional broker"  and "brick and mortar office"  are creeping into discussions about what used to be.  New thoughts and theories abound regarding the direction the industry will take as recovery from our 5 year nightmare begins. Wha...
12/12/2010
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