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Rochester real estate is doing well! It has not suffered the ups and downs of the sunbelt areas.
Every 4 years we have an extra day in February, February 29th!  It became known as Leap Year. A custom was founded that became known as "Sadie Hawkins Day." It was a day for the girls to ask a guy to be their husband.  It became a fun thing on many college campuses with girls chasing the guys. Sa...
Tips For Sellers: 1. Do not stay in the house with the buyer and their agent is going through! Buyers and their agents like to talk through each house to point out the pros and cons and they won't do that if you are within earshot! When a buyer walks through your home, they are going to try to se...
It seems that just yestereday, we started hearing about SOPA or PIPA and how it impacts each of us as Realtors. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as House Bill 3261 or H.R. 3261, is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011, by House...
Have you ever made a New Year's Resolution?  Who hasn't?  This past week, I have been seeing many different resolutions posted on Facebook that are good ones to think about using for your own New Year's Resolutions. Here are a few of them: Stop running away! This could be from a relationship, fro...
Merry Christmas! Christmas in Rochester, New York was a "green" Christmas this year! Someone asked me if I was sad that it would not be a "white" Christmas and I replied that I had plenty of "white" Christmases and to have a "green" one was okay. It would still be Christmas! Our family has a trad...
The Realtor's Tri-State Convention of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania is called TriplePLay.  It is in Atlantic City in early December and this year was the 11th year! This convention has had over 10,000 peoplpe attending over the past years but with the turndown in the economy, the numbers...
Imagine having a lot that is 400 feet deep where there is plenty of yard to play and enjoy!  Or a pool and patio area for enjoying the beautiful summers! Or a large expansive deck ! Plus the House! Family Room..... And more.... This contemporary colonial was built in 1996 and has 2,072 square fee...
In my email box this morning was a link to a story about Secret Agent L.  It is a great story that needs to be shared!  Here it is from Panera Bread: Make Today Better with Secret Agent L. Ever wanted to share a random act of kindness but not sure where to start? Get inspired by this woman who tu...
I was looking at the calendar this morning as I was twittering my initial greeting and the realization that tomorrow I will need to flip the page on the calendar to September, made me think, "Is Summer Over?" School starts after Labor Day here in Rochester, New York and for them their summer bre...

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