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2011 

I recently received a catalog in the mail advertising postcards, new home journals, business cards and other items designed for real estate agents.  I skimmed through it and noticed a new program that provides social media services. Yes!  For $199 a month (plus a one time set up fee of $299), the...
05/14/2011
A broker from a neighboring state, not familiar with the MONTEBELLO condominium community called me to ask if MONTEBELLO was handicap-accessible. He has a client who is confined to a wheelchair who needs easy access to the Metro. Yes, it is, was my reply. In fact, MONTEBELLO prides itself on bein...
05/13/2011
One of the joys - and pains - of living in an area such as Alexandria VA is your life is altered every summer,  holiday and school break by hoardes of tourists who head into town to enjoy the many sights, sounds and activities of this wonderful area. Since my office is located on King Street, whi...
05/12/2011
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A few minutes ago, I decided I would be okay forgoing the 31 Days of May Challenge this month, if it came down to a choice between 3,000 additional points and a nervous breakdown. It has been ONE OF THOSE DAYS.  I have been on the go since early this morning and literally just emailed an offer to...
05/11/2011
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I received an email from a homeowner whose property had been on the market for two months and he was frustrated with his agent.  I told him I could not speak to his issues with his agent, but would be glad to prepare a CMA and send it to him, as well as give him my impressions of his property and...
05/10/2011
A few years ago, my husband and I relocated to a new city, new state. Before the move, my background had always been in private industry, specializing in marketing and advertising, with a healthy dose of analysis. Once we moved, I decided I was tired of schlepping to an office every day, so with ...
05/09/2011
Finding a great rental property in Alexandria VA just isn't that easy this time of the year, particularly for folks looking for very specific things. Their requests usually start with a laundry list:  minimum square footage, layout, type of flooring (usually hardwoods), type of kitchen (usually s...
05/08/2011
I originally planned to write about the upcoming Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour at George Washington's historic estate, Mount Vernon.  I waited a little too late, however, because I just found out Tickets for Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 are already sold out!  Now, you can still acquir...
05/07/2011
The past few weeks have been busy, a few days have been extremely hectic and recent days have been insane, with some stress thrown in for good measure.  In fact, anyone who has been reading my tales of woe this week know I have been a little tired and a little stressed.  (And posting on A/R has b...
05/06/2011
Well, the customer - I mean, Client - IS always right, right?  At least that is what I have always heard. I recently received a phone call from a Seller, who was a tad put out because I had not called her this week. What? She did acknowledge I sent her an updated CMA, an updated list of similar l...
05/05/2011
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