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"We're all just passing time and occupy our chairs very briefly." John HurtWhile watching a TV show recently, one of the characters quoted John Hurt's words "We're all just passing time and occupy our chairs very briefly." That quote stuck with me. Last week a local Realtor passed away and it was...
I've always been a goal person, and I've had some success and a lot of goal-failure, but like the old Zig Ziglar saying goes, "If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time." Goals are important, but I've seen a lot of my colleagues start out with goal-overload and then when they can't meet t...
If you wanted to accomplish the most in one year, how would you do that? I'm a big fan of goals, but I have noticed that many of my colleagues get goal overload and accomplish little if anything. They create a library of goals for the year, and as the year progresses and things change, goals get ...
Incredible House Just Waiting for You! Overview Maps Photos $385,000 Single Family Home Main Features 6 Bedrooms4 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 4,488 sqftLot: 0.35 acre(s)Year Built: 2013MLS #: FV10192209 Location 560 Garden Gate DrStephens City, VA 22655USA Mike Cooper Cornerstone Business Grou...
Loudoun County, VA 1st Quarter Real Estate Market Update - 2018The Loudoun County, VA 1st quarter real estate market had a great first quarter. The market continues to expand, home prices continue to climb and distressed properties continue to decline. It's going to be a sunny Spring.Loudoun Coun...
I have advice for all of my friends in the real estate business. Check your tech. What does that mean? It can mean a lot if you don't. Recently, I had a situation that left me dumbfounded and confused. Here's what happened.I have a listing that was under contract. Everything was moving along nice...
Winchester-Frederick County, VA 1st Quarter Real Estate Update - 2018The Winchester-Frederick County, VA 1st quarter real estate market had a good first quarter. The first three months of the year tend to be a slower home sale period, but the local market increased sales by 13% over the 2017 firs...
In a recent press conference, the REC (Realtor Equity Coalition) announced a new initiative for Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. The coalition has been hard at work beta testing a program to make Realtor income more equitable across the three states. There was great opposition when the testi...

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