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Rochester real estate is doing well! It has not suffered the ups and downs of the sunbelt areas.



FHA Makes Changes As a piece of the mortgage process changes, FHA is making their changes to their mortgage programs. To read more about it, go to RochesterREGuy Talks to find out what changes are being made.
AWESOME NEWS! A factor in getting our economy back up an running is to get many of the componets of the real estate industry back to work.  One aspect of this is the buying of distressed or foreclosed properties, rehabing them and putting them back on the market!  I talked in an earlier blog abou...
I just listed a great house for the first-time homebuyers out there who are wanting to capitalize on the "tax stimulus" for first-time homebuyers. It is located at 254 Volk Road in Webster and it is up for sale for $104,900!
Right now a gathering of the top minds in the real estate related businesses is going on at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City.  It is call the Inman Connect Conference and they are sharing their insights and thoughts on the direction of the industry and the trends. If you can pla...
For the past three years I have been involved, as a representative of the Rochester Realtors Association in meetings and discussions with the Buffalo and Syracuse Realtors Associations to look at merging our data on one single internet site.  When we started I think most everyone thought it would...
Our real estate association, GRAR, just had it's leadership training session yesterday and it was awesome!  As I read over my friend's blog on meetings, I could see why it was so good!  It followed all these points.  We also had an incredible guest speaker, Adorna Carroll, cover part of the meeti...
Are you like me?  Every year your manager says to you, "Time to do your goals." Where do you start?  Sure, you want to make more sales but how do you do it?  There aren't more hours in the day to draw from! I used to be frustrated at this process until I started working with Rich Levin as my coac...
Tomorrow, January 4th, 2010 is the second Virtual Barcamp. If you haven't register, when you look over the list of speakers, you;ll sign up immediately! Meet the speakers that will present at the FREE  Virtual Real Estate BarCamp on January 4th.   The below are listed in alphabetical order by la...
I've had alot of agents ask me about Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, ActiveRain and other Social Media sites because they know I am using all of them. My comment to them is this, "If you are not using some of them in marketing your business, you are going to miss out on the next wave of marketing an...
Well it's here! 2010!  A new decade, another year, a fresh start, a beginning!  Which ever it may be for you, let me wish you all the best in 2010. As an eternal optimist, I am always hopeful and positive about how the year is going to end up for me.  What about you?  What are your hopes? and fea...

Steve Babbitt

Past President of the Rochester Realtors
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