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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty
Sometimes we just need to shut up By Darrin Friedman (An open letter)   Dear REALTOR: Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 20 hours, President Obama gave his State of Health Care speech last night, and unless you are a corpse you most likely have an opinion about the subject, an...
Late last month, I got an invitation to join the blogging team for Realtor Magazine’s online “YPN Lounge”.  I immediately clicked on the attachment with the guidelines and today submitted my fist post.   Then I went over and checked out the “YPN Lounge”.  OK,  “YPN” stands for “Young Professional...
Current Number of Homes Active and Under Contract in the Washington DC area:   Here is the breakdown as of September 8th, 2009   The number of properties on the market continues to drop. Sales and inventory tend to be at one of it's lowest points in the month of August.  We should see things pic...
Thank you Todd Carpenter and Sheri Chris for showing me this video.  It is amazing!      
  The follwing is a video tour of an open house one of my agents is doing on Sunday.  I am very proud of her for doing something new:    
  Very recently, I did an exercise with my agents.  Basically it was this: if there is 1/3 of the year left, what are you going to do to maximize the potential you have?  So here is my challenge to all of you out there that are finding it difficult to create momentum, and challenge yourself to ex...
Before I went into Real Estate I was a TV guy.  I lived it and breathed.  I guess a lot like I do with Real Estate now.   Anyway, here is a video tribute on him...I hope you enjoy it.     Watch CBS Videos Online
  As a member of the NAR's Young Professional Network Board I have been given the task of recruiting blogger's for our YPN Lounge.  Oy, is right!  Simply, if you think you have the right stuff email me through Active Rain and point me towards some of your posts.  I'd love to check them out. Happ...
Fantastic Blog!                                                * * * *  HARD CORE REAL ESTATE TALK  * * * * WARNING!  THERE APPEARS TO BE A COTTAGE INDUSTRY DEVELOPING FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS: LOAN MODIFICATION ADVICE Read on Inman this a.m. an article "Loan modifications: salvation or scam?" in w...
  If the first step is admitting I have a problem then I have a problem.  Now what?I’m on vacation this week; you know what vacation is, right?  It’s that  cultural ritual that says thou shall not work, giving your mind that required time off so it can relax into a zen like state and give you the...

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