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By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"A New Business in Town" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   Now we get new businesses all of the time here in Ocean City, NJ.  We get some, and we lose some.  A resort community with most of the action during the summer season tends to have a lot of great efforts by lots of people who try in introduce ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Weekend after Thanksgiving ... Open House in Ocean City, NJ"   If you get an opportunity on Saturday, November 30th; check The Philadlephia Inquirer for a sale listing with photograph for 913 First Street, a great single family ... the third house from the beach and boardwalk with terrific views...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Getting the Rental Properties Ready ... in Ocean City, New Jersey   All rental agents are involved in both rental listings and rental bookings.  Depending on the particular real estate agency, most rental agents receive some type of rental percentage for both obtaining the booking of the propert...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Maybe My Final Closing of the Year ... But Maybe Not!!!" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   Well, once you get this close to December ... and you don't have any more of a lineup of closings coming along ... it probably looks like it will be the end of the line for 2013.  "BUT MAYBE NOT!!!"  What ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Thanksgiving & December ... A Real Estate Turning Point" - Ocean City, New Jersey   To put in more details ... there is the Ocean City Halloween Parade, a bit colder weather, Thanksgiving (and more water and heat is turned off in the single family properties around town), and more colder weather...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Resort Market Real Estate" ... It's Different Here in Ocean City, New Jersey   The first difference here in Ocean City (NJ) is that we are on a barrier island ... entrances to the island are from Somers Point across the new bridge/causeway, from Egg Harbor Township (Longport and Margate) via the...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Referrals to Ocean City, New Jersey" ... "Make the Right Pick" - Ocean City, New Jersey   A lot of real estate agents refer their clients when the particular property location gets to be "just a bit too far for them to go."  Now some agents will travel two or three hours to show a particular cli...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Prepare, Organize, and Present" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   Anyway you might look at it ... these three words (Prepare, Organize, and Present) say a great deal about your organizational skills in almost whatever you might do.  But for the real estate agent ... each of these critical aspect...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Working on My Holiday Letter" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   Along with being a fairly active blogger, I write newsletters under the same heading - Beach Notes - which go out to my "Buyer/Owner" List" ... an every Friday online newsletter (maybe 45 weeks per year), a "Rental Tenant List" ... ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Open House Wisdom ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   As many of you who read my blogs know, I am an "open house" guy.  Before I heard the words, "lead generation activities," I did open houses for many years.  After I heard these words, I knew that "open houses" were one of the special things tha...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Attention ... Attention:  'Fall Buying Period' Closing Down" in Ocean City, New Jersey   There are two major buying periods during the calendar year in Ocean City, New Jersey ... (1)  the much longer and larger "Spring Buying Period" which comes in after the early calendar winter months, and con...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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'Fire Inspection at my Sale Listing" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   A Listing Agent, or a Buyer's Agent, has a lot to do on behalf of their particular Owner or Buyer in the course of an effort to sell a property or assist in the purchase.  Each of those two tasks are somewhat the same and quite a b...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"When You're Off the Island ... You're in the Real World" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   As I often tell folks ... "the barrier island of Ocean City, NJ is definitely not the real world."  In fact, it is so very different here particularly in the eight months when almost no one is here much "from t...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"So What's the Most Difficult Task for a Real Estate Agent" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   There are loads of examples ... like the negotiating phase of a deal, getting the sale listing price reduced, home inspection followup, mastering the next technology issue that you want to use, and takin...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"The Role of Humor" ... The Forgotten Detail ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   In real estate one must utilize all the engagement tools available.  And one of the most neglected one might be "humor."  Now it is quite obvious that a sale listing or a buyer involved in checking out sale property bo...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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A "Regional Networking Event" sponsored by the New Jersey Sotheby's International Realty Affiliate Offices ... Atlantic City, NJ  (October 28, 2013)   Starting with a "Meet and Greet Cocktail Reception" at the Golden Nugget Casino on the evening of October 27th followed by a "Regional Networking ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Occasional Book Reviw - "The Light Between Oceans" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   Each September our Ocean City Yacht Club "Book Club" selects the next five books for the following yacht club year which runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day ... although we do have Tuesday night dinners from earl...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Weekend Open House Action ... In the Northend" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   We move into the month of November ... a bit colder, but we turn up the heat in the "OPEN HOUSE" location.  I'm expecting a good turnout ... Why ... because we still have another month of sales action in the "Fall Buying...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"October-to-November ... A Fair Exchange" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   It comes around once a year ... birthdays.  And when you and your wife are both Scorpios.  Now she is an October Scorpio, and I am a later November Scorpio.  Does it make a difference?  Well, we have been married for 43 years ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Living on an Island in the Winter Mode" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   We're not there yet ... winter only starts onthe 21st of December.  But this delayed reminder ... and the significant difference between a week ago and today, all of this reminds me (and us) what lies ahead here on our barrier ...

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