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My blog covers whatever is on my mind. It travels the spectrum from Real Estate in Northern Virginia, local events, market reports, neighborhood data, business profiles and personal stories, and once in a while just some random craziness. I hope you enjoy it, and please feel free to drop a note.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I attended a cancer research fundraiser recently. The featured speaker was exceptional. Her name is Courtney Clark, and if you have a chance to hear her, it will be well worth your time. She shared a series of personal stories about the detours life throws at us, but there was one line she shared...
05/04/2024
Offer the gift that is priceless.When my wife and I were younger, we had an aha experience that changed the course of our lives. In our early mid-thirties, we saw numerous people we knew pass away shortly after retirement. One of my friends lived 12 days after he clocked out for the last time. So...
04/09/2024
Good News for the Shenandoah Valley, VA Real Estate Market 1st Quarter Report 2024Good news for local real estate! The Shenandoah Valley, VA real estate market is showing positive numbers for the first quarter of 2024. The five different localities (Winchester City, Frederick, Clarke, Warren and ...
04/05/2024
Thirty-four years ago, I started an adventure. No, I did float down the Amazon or climb a mountain (though some days seemed like it). I didn’t buy an island or fly on the Space Shuttle, no, I started investing in real estate. OK, too much build up? Hear me out. If you’ve tried something you had n...
02/20/2024
When I was a teenager, I was a lifeguard during the summer months. That happened for about four summers. Fortunately, I never had a serious rescue. Sure, a kid here and there got in a little trouble. Sometimes they would go a little too long before taking a rest. On occasion, I would jump in and ...
02/05/2024
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Ask QuestionsThe past few years have been interesting, to say the least. Growing older is a privilege that many people don’t get. On the survivor side of that, is the myriad of unanswered questions that seem to suddenly pop up once someone is no longer there to answer them. When my parents passed...
01/31/2024
 My Top 10 Things to do to Have an Awesome 2024:1. Focus - Determine what your distractions are and eliminate as many as possible.  Some things are just that, distractions, and they cheat you out of moving forward.2. Get Healthy - Eat foods that don't rob you of energy and good health.  Sleep wha...
01/01/2024
Embracing life lessons can be a make-or-break scenario in life. Those who cannot learn from life can easily be destined to repeat the same failures over and over. Those who do choose, and it is a choice, to learn from life can overcome almost incomprehensible circumstances, but until you internal...
08/29/2023
Do you want to build a lifelong pipeline of clients? Try this . . . Do you want to build a lifelong pipeline of clients, well it’s doable, but it takes work. It’s rare that a client doesn’t become a part of my life after closing. If they aren’t, that’s on purpose. It’s rare. Over the past few mon...
07/22/2023
The Shenandoah Valley Virginia Real Estate Market - First Six Months 2023The Shenandoah Valley Virginia Real Estate market for 2023 is showing signs of concern over the same period in 2022. The total number of 2023 sales in the five localities (Frederick, Clark, Warren, Shenandoah Counties and Wi...
07/06/2023
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