Explore Erie, PA

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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If your PA license was issued between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2015 you need to take required 14 hours Continuing Education in Residential Module and General Module before May 31, 2016 renewal.  Fine: $100 per missing hour.Join me in class.  www.alankells.com  Residential Module April 6, 2016 an...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Snow or No Snow, both sunsets light up my world, hopefully yours, too.Sunset as seen from my front porch. Sunrise as seen from my own back yard. I love where I live in Erie PA and wouldn't live anywhere else, however, my favorite sunrise comes up over the Atlantic Ocean at Mayport, Florida. Feel ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Are you ready to earn your Pennsylvania Real Estate license in 2016?  The Real Estate market is very active with many homes for sale in Erie PA    Are you ready? Pennsylvania requires 60 hours of classroom instruction divided into Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice.  Next you will ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 13
It might be snowy and a bit on the cold side but let's head for the woods.   Winter is not for weaklings or ____.   You can fill in the blanks.  I have always lived in western PA and LOVE all four seasons, even winter.  As kids we played for hours making snowmen, snow angels and building forts.  ...

By Homes For Heroes
(Affiliates nationwide for Hero Rewards)
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Mary has been a licensed REALTOR® for more than 22 years and is a Graduate of the Realtor's Institute. Her extensive list of credentials includes PAR Excellence membership, Leadership PAR graduate, PA RPAC trustee, President of the Greater Erie Board of Realtors in 2007 and Realtor of the Year in...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 15
Why do I have to attend Ethics class?Ugh, who wants to take another Ethics class?Ethics is so boring!Ethics is ethics, what's the big deal?I am ethicalIt's the other agent who needs to take an ethics class Sound familiar?  Like it or not NAR requires all Realtors to take 3hr Ethics class every fo...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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 February 3rd and Spring Flowers are blooming in Erie, PAThank you Punxsutawney Phil for prediction of early spring-like weather at least here in Northeast along Lake Erie.  February 3rd high temperature in Erie, PA was 64 & 😎Yes, there really is a groundhog named, Phil, and he lives on a mountai...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 7
This month I have read quite a few posts explaining Weltanschauung and even a few with tips on how to pronounce this word of German origin.   No, Weltanschauung is not a made-up Scrabble game, but just for fun I wonder how many Scrabble points I could get with triple letter, triple word score.In ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Fortunately the ActiveRain founders had the foresight to write Community Guidelines for how we interact with other Rain members and the public who visit our site.  Did you read them before you joined?  I don't remember back that far. (2008) Thanks to our fifth January challenge ActiveRain members...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 10
Well . . . Over the bridge over the little stream and through the woods I go.   Cabin fever made me escape to the woods even though the temperature was only 22 degrees.   My favorite winter activity has always been cross country skiing.  One of my favorite trails is over the bridge across Trout R...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 29
What is 'Wordless Wednesday'?  I read this question in ActiveRain Q & A section this morning.Well, let's just post a photo that says it all without a lot of meaningless words.   No words needed with this photo Welcome home, TJ If you want to earn points for your efforts you will need to write at ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Our grandson, TJ and his girlfriend, Juli, are home on leave from Marine base in Okinawa.  TJ, Juli and my daughter, Stacy and other grandsons, Hunter & Jacob will arrive at our house just before six.Our menu is Mexican with an American twist since the younger kids prefer just meat & cheese while...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
My favorite season of the moment is WINTER.  What choice do I have?  It is here and I choose to live in Erie, PA.Perhaps a few pictures will entice you to join me.  Sunset viewed from my front door. My grandsons are excited about snow.  They spent day at Peak'nPeak Ski Resort  Snuggle in front of...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
Oh, I tried to be organized for today's pre-license class but my computer had other ideas.  Slow, temperamental, jerky, refusing to move to next slide. My computer was just down right frustrating.   Even though I had students waiting for class to begin I gave up, turned off the computer and began...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 12
Instead of complaining about winter I prefer to look for the gems of the season.  Enjoy a few gems I photographed recently. Early morning, love the view from kitchen/dining area  Winter sunsets are often more dramatic than summer sunsets   I do have a few friends who want to hitch a ride out of t...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Are you just another agent in your market place?  Does your profile make you stand above the crowd?  How will you distinguish yourself from the competition?   Are you just one of the crowd? Does your profile help you ‘stand out’? Why should the consumer choose you as their agent? Is your page a '...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Are you registered for Real Estate Fundamentals class?  Live class in Erie PA January 16, 17, 23, 24, 2016 Cost: $178 Earn your Pennsylvania Real Estate License by taking pre-license classes with Alan Kells School of Real Estate in Erie, PAReal Estate classes are offered in Erie, PA by Alan Kells...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Ring a Ding Ding and Mary Yonkers Debbie Reynold I just love saying her name  has done it again for the second year I need a referal for a very good friend in Tioga County  and was looking in Active Rain and can not find anyone in Tioga County so I thought let me kill two birds with one stone . M...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 3
New Agent Continuing Education RequirementsNew agents licensed between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2015 are required to take 14 hours of CE in the Mandatory Topics prior to May 31, 2016 license renewal.  Live Mandatory Continuing Education, MCE, classes are offered through Alan Kells School of Real...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Couldn't resist sharing my Christmas cactus with you.  Enjoy!     Each year it gets bigger and bigger but the beauty continues. ************Earn your Pennsylvania Real Estate License by taking pre-license classes with Alan Kells School of Real Estate in Erie, PAReal Estate classes are offered in ...

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