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By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 100
I CALLED THE GOLDMAN CHARGES IN ONE OF MY RECENT POSTS; THE WHOLE STORY FOLLOWS:  I wrote this post 3 weeks ago after seeing the tragic results of what the banks are now doing to troubled homeowners---people who are suffering from what the banks created in the first place; the whole subprime mess...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 21
NOTE: This is a re-write of a post from several weeks back--the timing was wrong so I wanted to run it past all of you again so that if any new ideas have come to the surface of late, you could share them. RECOVERY? Will that ever happen? Or are we in for 10 more years of this???   Have you aske...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 6
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 Hampton's--Noyac and North Sea: A Real "Wonderland"! North Sea (Originally called Nord Sea) and Noyac are made up of a chain of...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 20
How do we recover? What do you plan on doing if we have a "2nd dip"???  Have you asked yourself this question? Look back on the days when caution was a word we did not use much less act upon when it was needed the most. I could go into depth here, just covering all the gory details of how this re...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 9
* This is a question that we all have in the back of our heads..is it not??? Don't you wonder the same thing? Don't you ask yourself: "What is going on here?"....I have; I have asked as homeowners here in the Hamptons are being affected as never before by this massive failure of the housing marke...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 12
  Nowhere will you find the ultimate, breathtaking beauty of the beach dunes, the white sand and the roar of the ocean like you will find in Southampton Village, New York. Southampton New york is a throwback to days gone-by.....and not just a playground for the Rich and Famous!!!  The "good old d...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 6
A friend of mine, let's call him Alan, just came back from Europe and he was filled with stories of his adventures flying in these crazy times. I haven't been to Europe in so long that I was anxious to hear how things are---if the Italian food is still just as good as it used to be and if the Fre...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 26
Maybe I am missing something--but I just found that I can not cancel my fairly new adwords account without completely losing my gmail account which I have had for several years.  HAVE YOU EVER TRIED TO CANCEL YOUR GOOGLE ADWORDS ACCOUNT??? If you have and you have been satisfied please tell me wh...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 11
DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE THIS HAPPEN TO THEM??? WHAT DO YOU SAY TO SOMEONE WHO SAYS: "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY!" How do you handle this kind of Situation??? This is the second time already this year that I have had to listen as a client/customer has "bashed" me, right to my face....Is this a sign of...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 5
The only thing I can see that is not so great is: How do I get my customer to sit on the "thing"...other than that, I really, really want "THE NEXT BEST 'THING'...." Take a look a the "YikeBike:" and tell me what you think....is it the best thing since sliced bread or what? ...and will it "change...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 12
IN TODAY'S REAL ESTATE MARKET, WHEN ALL THE PIECES FIT THE PUZZLE IS NOT SO CONFUSING.....But we all need to step back, re-evaluate the means of our business and seek new ways or re-establish old ways that worked for us in the past...pieces that fit into the "NEW" picture. THIS IS A "NEW" REAL ES...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 108
How is it that the Banks are feeling so powerful and secure that they can step in and auction off a person's home without warning? How is it that the banking community has no qualms about selling someones home while they are in the process of loan modification and recovery from the crisis in 2008...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 12
My sister called me late Wednesday afternoon from Manchester New Hampshire and told me to read this article on the internet: "WOMAN LOSES HOME WHILE IN TALKS ON LOAN CHANGES"  http://www.bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/view.bg?articleid=1235053  on the real estate page of the Boston Herald....

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 7
My sister called me late yesterday afternoon from Manchester New Hampshire and told me to read this article on the internet: "WOMAN LOSES HOME WHILE IN TALKS ON LOAN CHANGES"  an ominous headline right off the real estate page of the Boston Herald. As I read the article I had a terrible feeling o...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 6
IN TODAYS REAL ESTATE MARKET, WHEN ALL THE PIECES FIT THE PUZZLE IS NOT SO CONFUSING.....But we all need to step back, re-evaluate the means of our business and seek new ways or re-establish old ways that worked for us in the past...pieces that fit into the "NEW" picture. THIS IS A "NEW" REAL EST...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 4
SMART SALES *PART 1V OF MY SERIES OF POSTS ON THE "NEW" REAL ESTATE MARKET WHAT ARE THE KEY INGREDIENTS TO SELLING IN TODAY'S "NEW" REAL ESTATE MARKET? 1. AWARENESS OF MARKET CHANGES--HOW THE MARKET HAS CHANGED AND WHAT THE CHANGES MEAN TO A SUCCESSFUL SALE...AND LISTING:  Awareness of the shift ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 2
So, it doesn't look like the very famous Hamptons! And, it certainly does not look like a summer resort---that's true,  but then we haven't had 4 feet of snow before!                                   Snow is my favorite snack! Southampton, New York and Southampton Villageare the place to be no m...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 5
*This is part III of a series  of posts that I am writing regarding the "new" real estate market; in this new market, we as professionals have very different challenges than ever before. THE "NEW" REAL ESTATE MARKET: Do YOU Know Who You Are Dealing With?  comes from the concern I have for all in ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 128
OVER PRICING HOMES = HIGH INVENTORY + LESS SALES + DESPERATE SELLERS = CONTINUED HOUSING CRISIS: A FORMULA FOR DISASTER IN A FRAGILE MARKET PLACE!!!   We MUST do in-depth research before we price properties!!! ....and we MUST price properties as if our lives depend on it.(...because they do!) If ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 8
                     OVER-PRICED HOMES = HIGH INVENTORY + LESS SALES + DESPERATE SELLERS = CONTINUED HOUSING CRISIS. We MUST do in-depth research before we price properties!!! ....and we MUST price properties as if our lives depend on it.(...because they do!) If we don't face over-pricing head o...

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