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Rochester real estate is doing well! It has not suffered the ups and downs of the sunbelt areas.
After  a CRS technology course in Rochester this year, taught by Mike Selvaggio, a Realtor from Delaware who is a senior CRS instructor, the class decided to meet informally at a coffee shop to review how we are doing with the technology. So far, we have been meeting every month for about an hour...
You have spent hours pouring over the computer looking at homes for sale, then you have driven by house after house picking out the ones that had possibilities for you, then you had your Realtor scheduled showings for the ones you had selected to see the inside, then you made an offer on the bes...
Rochester like a few other cities in the country has garnered the attention of the international investor who has the cash to buy and is looking for the high return on investment. This 8-unit all-brick building has been totally remodelled and filled up with tenants on 0ne-year leases.  It has all...
Read this blog post by my Realtor friend Ginny Lee from Naples, Florida, on tips for agents to use YouTube to promote their business and wanted to pass it along to you. It has some great tips and thoughts on How to Build a YouTube Channel for Real Estate Advertising. YouTube has been famous world...
Looking for a home in the Village of Fairport that's been remodeled and has handicap accessibility?  If so, you know it is an almost impossible task! Most of the homes in the Village of Fairport were built in the late 1800's or early 1900's.  This means they do not have wide doorways, bedrooms an...
Realtors Got Talent was started three years ago at the fall business meetings for the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) to raise money for the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC). It has been such a hit that it has continued and everyone attending looks forward to event. Desse...
Home Mortgage rates are reaching an all-time low as the near the 4.0 per cent mark! Most lenders will tell you that most of their business now is focused around doing refinancing of existing loans where home owners are taking advantage of the historic low rates! Will the rates go lower?  Nobody ...
We have made it so easy now to search for your dream home!  All you need to do is register now at You will be sent an email with all the homes that fit your specific requirements as they enter the market.  With automated email updates...
As the week is starting, I only have a few days to work on real estate so I need to be very productive because I will be flying with my Realtor Association CEO to Chicago to attend the Leadership Summit. This is an event hosted and sponsored by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) for the P...
On September 11th, 2010, at 8:30 am in the sleepy town of Rye, New York, real estate agents, media people, mortgage people and geeks will assemble for the purpose of sharing and learning about how social media can help their business. This gathering is called a ReBarcamp and it has been going on...


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