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By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 39
**PART 5 OF A 5 PART SERIES "5 KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL REAL ESTATE BUSINESS" Are you a  REAL Expert in your real estate area? Expertise is "Earned" not Learned"...it is a name that can not be claimed, but is awarded in the conversations of the happy clients and customers who you leave in your wake. ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 9
"TO TELL THE TRUTH!"...OR: *"In these times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act!"(*compliments of George Orwell) **PART 4 OF A 5 PART SERIES: "5 KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL REAL ESTATE BUSINESS". In this part of my series "5 Keys To A Successful Real Estate Business" I want to...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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*PART 3 of the Series: "5 Keys to A Successful Real Estate Business" "APTITUDE" MAKES AN AGENT SUCCESSFUL!!!  Do you have it? ...If you don't, why should you? Your customers and clients expect you to have it!!! This is a real estate question that we all need to address. It is expected that all re...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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PART 2 of My Series:"5 Keys To A Successful Real Estate Business" COMPETENCE IS GOLDEN!!! .....Well earned respect  is the goal here! Competence is a rare quality in real estate---You know very well that if awards were handed out for incompetence in real estate, chances are many agents would win ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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*PART 1 of My Series: " 5 Keys To A Successful Real Estate Business". RAPPORT BUILDING ....Nothing else can do more for building your business!!! It is the one area that most RE professionals neglect. Most don't understand how critical rapport building is in the early stages of a business relatio...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 181
The "Rogue" Agent.....Our Own Worst Enemy!!!  We all know they exist, whether by intent or by desperate measure, these agents are amongst us and they are doing harm to all of us---and they are also doing great damage to the buying/selling public. "FIRST, DO NO HARM!".... it should be an oath we a...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Welcome to my Hampton's Real Estate Blog! Here, you will find the most up-to-date information on Southampton, Water Mill and Bridgehampton real estate markets. I also love to keep my readers informed about the history of the area and interesting tid-bits like "What It Used To Be Before It Is What...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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"FIRST, DO NO HARM!"...It may be a requirement of ALL Doctors; it should be an oath we all take!  As I was thinking about a very tough deal that I am putting together at the moment--it struck me that the process of  considering what I should say and do when I am at the very beginning of a working...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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The real benefits of ActiveRain? Read on and see if you  agree!!!   I was spurred on to write this post by a comment I just got from a member on my post "How do we keep the "Up-trend" going?    In that comment, Michael mentions that we have so much to be thankful for with our contacts here on AR;...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 48
How do we keep the "up-trend" in Home Sales going??? I have some ideas that seem to work for me! I am currently in contract on 2 deals and will be writing an offer on Monday--so something I am doing is right!!! In many markets there has been a nice bump up in real estate sales and now it is up to...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Interesting how  a summer movie can be the source of real political candor! Rarely do we, as movie goers get a chance to hear and see an important Message such as this one, especially in a Will Farrell comedy!! Have you seen the summer movie "The Other Guys" yet?....DONT MISS IT'S IMPORTANT "ANTI...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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THE NEW REAL ESTATE INVESTOR PROFILE: Where do They Come From?...Why Do They Want To Buy/sell  Now??? As we appear to be moving slowly out of the depths of the Great Real Estate Recession, there are things I think we need to ask our buyers and sellers. If we can, each of us, as real estate profes...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 5
Hampton's sales nearly double in 2Q, inventories decline as the "second home" real estate market begins to stabilize from the longest and deepest housing recession in our history. The Second Quarter of 2010 is proving to be a time of stabilization in the Hampton's real estate market. Here are som...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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  Real Estate in The Hamptons: ...A repeat of the 1993-94 Market?  Hampton's real estate (Suffolk County, East of the Shinnecock Canal) is not the same as many other markets--it is a market driven almost entirely from the stock market and it's related financial businesses.  But, ask most homeowne...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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If you have a taste for America's earliest history and you yearn to live near the water, especially the bays, then you have found the right place! ... It's all about the Hamptons and a place called North Sea:  A VACATION  Wonderland of authentic History and  beauty! North Sea (Originally called N...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Feng Shui Long Island Exploring Southampton New York on Memorial Day Weekend Exploring Long Island New York It is that time again, time to fire up the grills, play in the sun and hit the beaches to get that long awaited tan! This Saturday I took a trip to Southampton New York for a Feng Shui con...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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DO YOU KNOW HOW To Prime the business pump to get your business FLOWING again?    Real Estate is just beginning to rumble again; there is a new sense of what the new RE business is like but how do we get there from here? How do we make it happen? How do we get it going again??? Since I have a tre...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 51
In these times of great difficulty, I have some things I want to share with all of you: THE DOWNSIDE HOLDS AN UPSIDE; if you can find the good things, focus on them.... I know some of the laws and theories of physics---Not well, but I know them by reading and listening to people who are physicist...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 188
IF YOU WATCHED 60 MINUTES LAST NIGHT ON CBS, YOU TOO CAN SEE THE WRITING ON THE WALL! Homeowners are considering walking away from "underwater" homes---and they are doing it in great numbers. These are not your "subprime" mortgage foreclosure---they are average homeowners who have been making pay...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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LET'S HAVE A COMPETITION!!! I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ALL OF YOU OUT THERE WHO LOVE TO BLOGAfter reading a featured post today about how Activerain has been such a valuable source of business for Susan Goulding ("What A difference an Activerain Blog Makes--a Retrospective") and responding to her ...

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