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Well, not really.  That is a little sarcastic.  I can't help it usually!  In a town called Mountville, which is in our neighboring Lancaster County, a dad stole his own son's identity.Can you believe his son is serving in our military overseas?!  He charged about $4,700 dollars worth of who knows...
When people sign up for my home finder service at they have a lot of search criteria to choose from.  As much as I tell people to be as accurate as possible, I still get some that are so vague that the results of their search is over 2700 listings.  Are they serious?  Do ...
It has been a while since I listened to a cassette tape I have by Earl Nightingale called The Strangest Secret.  It was always one of my favorites.  It really gets you to think.  A lot of us in sales may have heard this or many things like it but you can't just hear it, you need to do it!I came a...
I do not Homeschool, although everyday that goes by makes me think more about it, but I wanted to pass something along that I feel needs looking at.  This is an e-mail forwarded to me and I am also giving the link to the petition.The fact that the government thinks they need to continue to tell u...
It could be a fluke but in the last two days I have seen at least three homes go under contract within the first week of being on the market.So....Buyers, if you see something you like but you want to wait and see if the price drops, don't do it.  Check it out right away and see if it is somethin...
Most of the time when you call about a house for sale using the number you saw on the sign, the real estate agent you will be talking to represents the seller. When you are not working with a buyer's agent, the listing agents are less likely to negotiate the best price or contingencies for you be...
Here is a little market update to let you know how the real estate market is looking here in the York PA area as it gets closer to spring.In the last 7 days there has been 232 new residential listings in York County.  Some of these may be re lists, homes that expired and were put back on the mark...
We hear in the news about the rise in foreclosures.  The media is doing what they do best, focusing on the negative!  I read some interesting news recently thanks to that helps shed some light on our state as well as all the others.As far as Pennsylvania goes our foreclosures are d...
I came across this in another AR blog so you may have seen it but I could not take the chance that you have not and might not ever see it.  How any American could vote for someone like this for Senate, President or anything, I don't know.Maybe there is more to the story but I don't see what it co...
Some say they like experience.  Others like people who return calls and e-mails quickly.  Some say Market Knowledge.  How about designations?  I think buyers and sellers look for different things.  Here is how I see it.Listing Agents - When I am working with a buyer I see things done by some sell...

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