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Rochester real estate is doing well! It has not suffered the ups and downs of the sunbelt areas.
The BIG question on everybody's mind is when will Spring Come?  Old Man Winter has a fierce grip on us!  For those of us in Upstate New York, it has been a winter to match the winters of yesteryears! I know what the Groundhog said, but will this cold and snowy and blustery weather ever end?
Thought this was interesting and very practical.  Have you tried any of these uses before? 20 practical ways you can use Coke as a domestic cleaner Removes grease stains from clothing and fabric Removes rust; methods include using fabric dipped in Coke, a sponge or even aluminum foil. Also loosen...
Happy Valentine's Day! Do you know how it originated?  Here are 6 surprising facts about Valentine's Day. How do you celebrate it? Do you buy flowers? Do you buy the card weeks before or the day before? Do you plan to go out to a restaurant? Do you plan to go to a show? Is it a collaborative plan...
It's that day of the year that we have an opportunity to turn back the Hands of Time! It is actually supposed to happen at 2 am on Sunday, but who is going to stay up that late to do it!  Most of us will go around our home turning back the clocks before we head off to the bedroom to sleep. I like...
I asked Premium Mortgage to answer this question for me and here is their answer.   "As you might imagine, we've had quite a few questions regarding how the current government shutdown is going to affect the mortgage process. Here's our answer: Although it is pretty much business as usual for obt...
Hello everyone!!  RochesterREguy here, also know as Steve Babbitt Today is July 1st! We have now completed six months of the year and are in the second half of 2013!   Questions to ask yourself would be: 1.  How am I doing with my business? 2.  How am I doing with my sales? 3.  What are the goals...
As I communicate with my Realtor friends across the country and hear the double digit percentages that they are experiencing in their market, I have to wonder, " Are home prices rising at an unsustainable rate?" What do you think? Isn't this what happened in 2005 and 2006, that created the probl...
We have been hearing from agents around the country that activity has picked up and they are seeing a shorter time on the market and stronger sale prices in their real estate markets than they have had in the past!  So how does Rochester real estate fit into this?  Here's the scoop from the Pres...
Spring ahead, Fall back!  Referring to our clocks and Daylight Savings Time. How many times have you heard that phrase?  Doesn't it help you keep it straight?  There was a lot of comments on Twitter and Facebook, about people setting the clocks back on Saturday night and others, like myself, tha...
As you know, if you live in the "North," March came in as a Lion and it remains to be seen, if it will leave as a Lamb. Last year was different, it was mild most of the winter.  However, year after year, it appears that March is the swing month for our weather. Weather does affect our real estat...


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