The Rochester Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Re/Max Plus
I created this blog as a way of sharing information with home buyers and sellers in the Greater Rochester area. Here, you can find my latest musings on the local market, as well as information about the wonderful Rochester region. Enjoy, and if you are ever thinking of buying or selling a home in the Rochester area, don't hesitate to give me a call!
I was just thinking today about how long it has been since I've posted a blog entry! In additional to having a slight case of writer's block, I've also been busy lately, which is a fantastic thing!! Still, I apologize for my absence.   As my first blog post in weeks, I thought it would be a great...
This post just about says it all! Some great advice for sellers from Pam Simpson in Mississippi.Top 5 Things Buyers Don't Like About Your Houseby Pam SimpsonDesoto-Tate County Real Estate I came across a discussion on city-data forum the other day on what people dislike about looking at homes.  T...
At our office meeting yesterday, my manager played an amazing video. It was a great way to start the meeting and get us all thinking about how everything in life, including the real estate industry, is changing at an exponential rate. Take a look... The fact that we're all on Active Rain is a goo...
It's hard to believe, but the iconic Barbie Doll turns 50 this week. Barbie has just about done it all. Her careers have ranged from astronaut to presidential candidate to pediatrician. As a woman, it's been interesting to watch the values of society reflected in the many incarnations of the Barb...
This is an excellent post by Sheldon Neal, an agent in NJ. He's right; this is the time to start getting ready to sell! If you are planning to put your home up for sale this upcoming Spring, don't be surprised if it creeps up on you, and that you find Spring is here before you know it !! It is al...
At the Home Buying Seminar I held this past Tuesday, several of the attendees had questions about the new $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit. I purposely added it to my presentation this time because it seems to have caught everyone's attention! Although it's not too complex, there are still ...
No, this post isn't really about Britney Spears. It's about Rochester, NY. Forbes has once again recognized Rochester as one of the best places to own a home! This time, Rochester hit #4 on Forbes' list of most affordable housing markets in the U.S.! In our area, 80.6% of homes sold are available...
I had to share this useful post by Mirela Monte, a fantastic (and optimistic!) agent in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!  furnishes maps with exact locations of registered sex offenders.  Just fill in the neighborhood you are thinking of buying into, or the address...
I answered a question on Trulia Voices last night that inspired me to write this blog post. It's a question that I hear in various forms on a regular basis. The question was from a prospective first-time buyer in the Rochester area who was wondering if she should buy now or wait a few months. She...

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