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Rochester real estate is doing well! It has not suffered the ups and downs of the sunbelt areas.
I will be holding 3 homes open today.  In Penfield, 1579 Creek Street, a capecod style home with 1,706 square feet for $139,900. This home will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 pm today. In Greece, 92 Elmgrove Road, a ranch with 2.260 square feet for $179,900. This home will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 pm...
Today at 9 am Steve Babbitt, President of the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS@ released the second quarter statistics to the press. The stats released showed a decrease for the second quarter, but 3 hours later, we realized a mistake had been made in the transfer of the 2011 number for...
NAR Tech Edge in Toronto When I heard that the e-PRO program was doing a 4-cities tour with the latest in technology and Toronto was one of the cities, I immediately put in a reservation to go! It is called the NAR Tech Edge. When you have the opportunity to learn from others who are utilizing a...
  Memorial Day 2012   This Memorial Day will be one that I will always remember! President Obama delivered an incredible speech recognizing the men and women who served in the Vietnam War. It was the first ever ceremony for the Vietnam War.  Maybe it was because I almost was a participant as a Na...
  The National Association of REALTORS President Moe Veissi came up with the idea of having a rally at the Capitol the week of the Mid-Year meetings in Washington, DC to show Congress and the American people that we are standing united in support of the opportunity for every person to buy and own...
National Open House Weekend REALTORS across the country are holding their listings open this weekend in a unified effort to promote homeownership! Did you hold a house open this weekend? Many REALTORS put balloons on their signs, have you found them to be worthwhile? Our local statistics from th...
  Can you believe it? Happy Birthday Twitter! It seems like I have been tweeting for at least 5 of the 6 years!  My current numbers are 2,709 people following me (followers) and 2,216 people that I am following (following) and have made 15,086 tweets! I have met people on twitter and then met the...
Today, March 20th, is the first day of Spring!  It is also called the Equinox which is often understood to mean "equal [day and] night", this is not strictly true.  Yesterday, which was the last day of winter, was more the equal day with 12 hours and 7 minutes of daylight! Usually, we are in the...
Yesterday was St. Patrick's Day and this year it fell on a Saturday and the weather was spectacular!  It usually is cold and rainy and sometimes snowing!  But this year was different!  It was in the mid-60's with brilliant sunshine! As you would expect with great weather, the crowds came out to ...
It's Sunday morning and you just woke up, you turned on the coffee pot and you are thinking, " I've got plenty of time before Church or my first appointment." But did you turn your clocks ahead? A popular saying to help remind you is "Spring Ahead, Fall Back." If you did before you went to sleep,...

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