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By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 15
"FACEBOOK, TWITTER"...The "new" Monkey on our backs?...You be the judge! This is a post inspired by Mario Jannatpour today when he wrote his post:  Are Facebook and Twitter killing America?   My response to his post was:     "I think I see your post as an analogy of what is happening in this coun...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 6
"HAMPTON'S HIDEAWAYS"...Great Places To Go When You Don't Want To Be "Seen". The Hamptons is located on the Eastern End of Long Island and includes the towns of Southampton and East Hampton, New York. Most people do not think of the Hamptons when they want to just go away to relax and not be "see...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 36
Things don't always turn out the way you think !!!.... Ever had a seller or a buyer do or say something that you could never have anticpated? Ever had the idea that something was going to happen and then got totally blown away by the way it turned out???  DON'T LET YOUR MIND PLAY TRICKS ON YOU!!!...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 70
Part III of a series about the real use of Facebook Apparently the struggles FB has been having with privacy complaints is quickly changing the "face" of Facebook. I may be off base here but it is beginning to look more and more like use of FB has taken a radical turn... The dialog about this hug...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 93
Part II of a series of articles about the real use of Facebook. Apparently the struggles FB has been having with privacy complaints is quickly changing the "face" of Facebook. The dialog about this huge website is turning defensive right now, on the part of this massive network. Yet there are hug...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 26
I awoke at 3:00 this morning; I didn't even know where I was!!! My dog, Yogi, was sound asleep in his bed below my desk and he didn't stir as I raised my head from my computer....my computer! I turned my head and looked into a mirror just above my file cabinet on my left---there were numerous lit...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 27
Southampton, New York has been a very busy place for real estate this year! The only problem I see is that the housing inventory is dwindling and very few houses are coming on the market for our projected  "hot" selling season--1st quarter of 2011. We now have the phenomenon of the vanishing hous...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 25
DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR 10 BEST ACTIVERAIN POSTS WERE IN 2010?.... You Too Can find out how you came out!!! Thanks to David Popoff, and his post: What were your 10 Best ActiveRain Post in 2010? , I took his suggestion and reviewed what I had written in 2010 and took a look at the views and clicks f...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 40
HOW DO YOU PREDICT HOUSING SALES FOR 2011???... I See A Major Trend In Custom "New Builds" According to the latest news, modest increases in new home sales gives one the hope that this is the new beginning that we have been waiting for! National news is sounding very grim for the housing market g...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 11
2011, SOMETHING TO REALLY CELEBRATE!!!....I have plans for New Years Eve: Relax, quietly at home, without a single thing to do but think about the New Year. No, I don't have any big plans thank goodness! I can't wait to watch the ball drop on TV--without all the fuss and mess of a "Bash"! I just ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 23
FUN TIME-TRAVEL FOR 2011 AND BEYOND..... Do you know what is coming? Just put your "out-of-the-box thinking" to work and see what happens! In case you missed the chance to make your predictions before--here is another one! Thinking outside-the-box is necessary in today's world. It is becoming mor...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 19
WHAT'S HAPPENED??? I HAVE 4 DEALS GOING AND IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE HAMPTONS!!! Never have I had customers during the Holidays---especially at Hannuka or Christmas time. Yet, here I am at 3:00 in the afternoon waiting for an architect, to meet him at a house that I just may get an offer on. Th...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 18
Ever been "Around Robin hood's Barn"???....and other forgotten  places! "Around Robin hood's Barn" by the way, is the long way around...as when we were coming home from school...late! My memory of these old sayings is rather dim but I wonder how many we can come up with from the good old days. Th...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 68
NICHE MARKETING...WHAT ARE THE DANGERS? I am writing this post to open up an in-depth discussion of the responsibility of selling and listing in a Niche Market---your Niche Market to be exact! I had a very interesting question asked on one of my older posts and I want to address this issue since ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 8
WHERE DO YOU PLAN ON GOING TO RETIRE???  Ever heard of Tuckahoe??? I know you probably have not thought of just where you will go if and when you retire; we are all too young to be thinking about that sort of thing!!!  But, the reason I ask is because if you have ever entertained the idea of find...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 62
What we need now is a new "Gizmo"...I am tired of the game "Catch Me If You Can"!! We need something that puts us in the same place with our clients or customers so that we can actually connect---Something happens when a person is looking for information and all they have to communicate with is a...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 31
Thanking My Mentor,  a Motivational Marvel!!!  Do you have a person in your past business life that you would like to thank for having been there when you were "developing" your real estate career? I do, and I think it is a good time to do just that! I have a number of people in my past business ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 31
"Time wasters"... How do YOU identify them??? In our profession, we have a lot of things that need to be done that are nebulous...in other words the results are indistinct or vague. So it is really hard to understand those things that are real "Time wasters". This post will attempt to let you kno...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 103
PRODUCTIVITY #101....or: WHY DO SOME PEOPLE SUCCEED AND OTHERS DON'T?  This is the way to success, I have found....and I have seen others in the same frame of mind. Maybe it's the attitude; maybe it's the energy generated that gives one the desire to keep on going at the fast pace that is needed...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 21
Today I am dealing with a familiar feeling; that old familiar feeling that all real estate agents who have been in the business for a length of time get. It is the startling effect of what you hear from your very "loyal" buyer: that he saw the listing you sent to him and "I wanted to take a look ...

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