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By Billy Burke, CAI - AARE
(The Auctionarium)
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Old Lenker Manor Swim Club LIVE ON-SITE REAL ESTATE AUCTION SATURDAY JULY 25th HIGH NOON50 PROPERTIES SOLD FROM 1 LOCATIONOld Lenker Manor Swim Club N 40th St - Francis L Cadden Parkway Swatara - Harrisburg, PA 17111 Property Previews Lots & Land may be previewed during daylight hours Click here...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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If you're feeling like the technology boom is driving you out of the business, take a small step back in the technology evolution time-line. First of all, I'm so glad you found this article. Be sure to visit ActiveRain often and sign up for weekly updates. Before the advent of Facebook and My Spa...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Wow, where have I been all month. My new role at our firm has me hopping lately. So I'm back with some more simple advice. Measure the important activities and take responsibility for the things within your control. (Ok Jim, sounds simple but what are you talking about...?) I see the business pro...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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I did a real short version of this yesterday in our sales meeting and some of my agents wanted me to write about it so the could go back to it from time to time, so here's my thoughts... 1 thing that matters to our income 3 things we should measure every day, week, month... 5 fundamental processe...

By Coldwell Banker, Select Professionals
(Coldwell Banker Select Professionals)
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After making the decision to buy a home in the Harrisburg PA area, many buyers are surprised by the amount of work required for a successful closing. To ensure that you are prepared to close on the home, you may want to develop a checklist of necessary steps with your Coldwell Banker real estate ...

By Everard Korthals, Mountain Realty
(---Preferred Lifestyle Advisors---)
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Motorama 2009 is one event you don't want to miss. What makes Motorama so unique is the diversity in Auto Racing which speaks to people of all ages. You will see kids as young as 4 and adults as old as 40 racing. There is something for everyone. Today is the last day to attend this great 2 day e...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Over the years I've found that there are big ideas that can transform your business-many of them you can find right here on activerain. But there are also the little things that make your career zip along like a finely tuned engine; I like the little things. I have always used a journal, since th...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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When I was a new agent my coach used to tell me all the time "just grind it out, there's business on the other side." What he was trying to tell me was that after I created a smart and strategic busines plan I need to not only execute it but continue to execute it; keep grinding it out. Keep maki...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Listen to this article as an audio podcast. As a longtime member of the Green Building Association, I'm glad to bring this event to my blog readers. MEASURE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT - TWO SEMINARS ON FEBRUARY 25, 2009 LUNCHTIME SEMINAR AND EVENING SEMINAR PLENTY OF FREE PARKING AT HACC MIDTOWN CAMPU...

By Coldwell Banker, Select Professionals
(Coldwell Banker Select Professionals)
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Here's a look at Home Sales & Prices in Harrisburg PA.  Homes for sale in this area largely include Harrisburg City and the Pennsylvania Capital area.  These statistics are from 2004-2008 of residential homes listed on the Central Penn Multi-List, which covers Dauphin, Perry, Cumberland Counties:...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Follow up, follow up, follow up! I used to work for a guy who loved to stump us with questions about sales skills to kick off that part of his meetings. I remember this because it used to frustrate the heck out of me, but I remember one that stuck with me. What's the most important part of any fo...

By Fred Pickard, Hershey, PA
(Fred Pickard Innovations Realty Inc)
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That's right. The Harrisburg CBS television station was placed as a home market for the Baltimore Ravens since under the NFL rules and television agreement, WHP-TV's viewing area is within 75 miles of the stadium.  Now there is some history here. When the Colts were in Baltimore, they played on B...

By Fred Pickard, Hershey, PA
(Fred Pickard Innovations Realty Inc)
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One of the negatives about living in a smaller market is the lack of transportation opportunities when you just have to get out of town. The Harrisburg International Airport is a very nice facility converted from the former Olmsted Air Base with a new terminal, very long runways and short securit...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Here's another in my series of ramblings that I hope will give you some ideas to increase your business - enjoy. I like mailing to my sphere, but it's important to first earn the right to ask for their business. Here's how, always give them something of value to use or share with their friends. T...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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This will kick off this series what I call...'Real Estate 101.' You can call it the ramblings of a real estate trainer who's convinced that where there's passion and a desire for success - we can train the rest! Anyway here's my thoughts on how to be successful using Open Houses as one of many to...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Well it's that time of year again...scary movies and stoking up the pantry with candy; and what comes along with cool weather and falling leaves? Time to work on your business plan (screams of terror from off stage...)! Why is this such a dreaded chore? Maybe we just don't understand it well enou...

By Cindy Stys, The Premier Equine Realty Broker
(Cindy Stys Equestrian & Country Properties, Ltd)
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ATTENTION HUNTER/JUMPER TRAINERS, RIDERS & BREEDERS If you're looking to purchase a horse farm in the vicinity of Harrisburg, we have one for you. Located in Hamburg, PA only 10 minutes to Route 78, approximately 45 minutes to Penn National Race Track, 1 hour from Harrisburg and Devon (major show...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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While I listen to the debate rage on and on...I'll let my creative side develop some survival skills for what I see coming down the road. Take more listings, and take better care of the sellers. We'll see more and more sellers who have little or no equity and even less cash to be able to make rep...

By Erelopro Out of Business, Relocation Professionals are out of business
(erelopro)
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has blossomed from a modest ferry outpost to a picturesque capital city along the shores of the Susquehanna River. A burgeoning center for the region's arts and culture, the community offers all the pleasures of an urban metropolis while maintaining the warmth and caring ...

By Jim Gainer
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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The news shows are full of opinions, and as the old adage goes ‘everybody's got one.'  So, here's mine. In a market like we are facing with lenders going out of business, and Buyers finding it harder to qualify for mortgages, and FHA and conventional underwriting rules changing almost hourly (sor...

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