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Real Estate Agent - Future Home Realty
These are my musings on real estate related topics and life in Hillsborough County, Florida. I've lived in Florida's Tampa Bay area for over 30 years. My goal is to network with my colleagues, help educate buyers and sellers, and NEVER STOP LEARNING! "The best investment on earth is earth." Louis J. Glickman
RECENT BLOG POSTS
If you haven't been asked about rebates and incentives from your customers who are interested in green design, construction, and system installation, don't worry, you will be.... And when you are asked, direct your client to http://www.dsireusa.org, a searchable database to find rebates and incen...
11/24/2008
There are many well-done websites out there that can provide real estate professionals with the knowledge and awareness of green building principles.       We need to be able to list and market green residences, green commercial properties and green developments, as well as guide our buyers in pu...
11/23/2008
"Greenwashing" is deceptive merchandising.    "Greenwashing" is false promotion.    "Greenwashing" is sometimes outright lies.   "Greenwashing" is when manufacturers exaggerate the "green-ness" of a service or product.  And so-called green products are exploding onto the consumer scene.   Unfort...
11/18/2008
  Kermit the Frog knows it isn't easy being green.  Nothing worthwhile is ever easy.  You can check out Kermit's performance here. There is a new designation out there for REALTORS®, the Green Designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®.  Offered by REBAC (Real Estate Buyer's ...
11/03/2008
Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer." William BlackstoneIn May of 2007, I wrote a blog about Alan Crotzer.  Mr. Crotzer was wrongfully imprisoned for 24 years for a home invasion and the abduction and rape of two women...crimes he did not commit as proven by DNA ev...
04/12/2008
The world has come a long way in communications, haven't we?  I still remember the time when my Dad would come home from work and read the "evening" newspaper (I'm pretty sure it was the Washington Post) and watch one newscast on television.Thanks to Al Gore's invention, we have the luxury of rea...
03/01/2008
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I am not a "hard sell" person.  I'm seriously uncomfortable with that approach and I do not appreciate it when others try to "hard sell" me.  Frankly, it's a turn off.  Do you feel the same way?  But there are hundreds of opportunities to "gently" let people that you come into contact with every ...
03/01/2008
We are trying to get the word out about a VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE.  We urge you to turn up your nose at breeders and rescue your new best friend!  There are lots of animals ALREADY BORN who are literally dying for a new home...with you and your family.Send me an email at peggyedwards@msn.com with ...
02/20/2008
I've noticed over the past couple of months that lots of REALTORS' homes are being listed on my MLS.  Just in the area I watch daily, it seems there are always a couple more homes in the MLS that tell me "Seller is a Licensed Florida REALTOR."I've also noticed that most of these homes go into the...
02/17/2008
Prime South Tampa Lot - Almost 10,000 Square Feet!!Location: Grey Gables/Pershing parkDrive slowly down this street and you'll see restored bungalows from the 1940's and gorgeous new two-story homes. This unique property has a 2-bedroom, 1-bath home that was built in 1949 and has never been updat...
01/31/2008
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Peggy Edwards

REALTOR - Green Designation, e-PRO, Tampa Bay, FL
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