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By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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FUN THINGS TO DO IN SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK, THE FUN PART OF THE HAMPTONS... Sure there are other villages and hamlets to enjoy and each one has it's own personality and attractions; but there is something about Southampton, New York that makes you want to come back again and again and again!!! Wha...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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A MAJOR MARKET SHIFT IS HAPPENING; LOOK AT THE POSSIBILITIES... I actually wrote this post in late March--Since then some major shifts have already begun and I feel like getting this out there again since it did not get seen by many members (or the public for that matter!) in the first go around....

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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BEST HOUSES FOR SALE, BEST PLACES TO GO IN SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE, NEW YORK.....Your Place In The Sun!!! Never has the sun shown so brightly; never so intensely! It is almost summer in Southampton Village and we all know what that means....we will see the crowds of summer revelers arrive in another ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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  WHAT DOES IT TAKE???...Business Relationships Are Tough To put together!!! BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS NEED TO BE ASSEMBLED. Until all the pieces are in place, All you have is a pile of pieces, meaning nothing! As Real estate professionals, it is essential to build trust, comfort, believability, and...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 50
CREDIBILITY...Where Is Your Credibility Factor? Credibility is an interesting word. It comes from the word "credible"; it means "believable"and in other words if you are not believable you have no credibility! It's as simple as that-- Or is it? If you have a credible presence in your business dea...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 42
THE GOOD THAT WILL COME FROM BLOGGING..... The Internet has created a buffer so to speak between the agent and the buyer with their desires and their needs. It is this very safe place that I am going to talk about here; most agents have no idea how important the internet is to this particular buy...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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THE "NETHERWORLD" OF THE INTERNET: Good, Bad, Indifferent...It's all there for your benefit, if you know how to make it work FOR you! THE GOOD... It is a very different world out there once an agent starts blogging about the real estate business; the actual results of which can be surprisingly re...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 38
HOW DO  YOU BUILD SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS?... What does it take to make sure those business relationships are successful and how do you build or assemble them???....business relationships are not easy to put together!!! Well directed businesses are like great symphonies!   Think of a sy...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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HOW DO YOU EAT AN ELEPHANT?....Bite by Bite!!! In one of my last posts  HOW DO YOU MARKET YOURSELF???...Keep Up Or Lose Out!, I had a few comments that made me stop and think about the approach I brought up in that post: You need to begin to catch up or you will lose out.....The less I DO and the...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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A HIGH "SATISFACTION QUOTIENT"...DO YOUR BUYERS AND SELLERS HAVE IT? IT'S A KEY ELEMENT TO A SUCCESSFUL SALE IN TODAY'S REAL ESTATE MARKET...It's Not the same thing as a "Comfort Level" since that can be reached with relatively little input from the agent and has less to do with the process of ac...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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EVER DREAM OF LIVING IN SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE, NY?...Many People Do!!! The Head line reads: "A Walkers Guide to Home Buying" --and then the rest of the Wall Street Journal article goes on to describe the "amenities" or "places" they were referring to: Restaurants, movie theaters, drugstores, Grocer...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 47
HOW DO YOU MARKET YOURSELF???...Keep up Or Lose Out!!! ...it's that simple.Ever hear these complaints from fellow agents?:"I can't seem to get my business going"-- "I'm not doing enough business!"; "I just lost another buyer to another agent!"; or "I lost another listing to another agent!"---The ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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NEW CONSTRUCTION IN SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE, FROM A PROVEN SOURCE.... In the past 2 years I have had the pleasure of working with and for a man who is a very careful developer. He does one house at a time; making certain he has it sold before he begins his next project. His goal is to leave a lasting...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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A NEW BLOG SITE IS LIKE A NEW PAIR OF SHOES!...A Bit Painful To Start; But give it some time and it WILL pay off! DO YOU REALLY WANT TO START A BLOG??? I wanted to write this post for those who think they want to start blogging but can't find the courage or the incentive to do so---those who just...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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ACTIVERAIN is a real treasure to me and I have had enormous success writing hyper-local posts and getting read by the public....but this one blows my mind: I wrote the post below in November of 2011 and it was written mainly because there was so much false information out there about the source o...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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THINK YOU KNOW ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT REAL ESTATE?...Think Again! I hope you have your wits about you at this reading, because the details of this story may be a little "mind bending" for you. I really would like you to take a few minutes and read it though because I need your professional ta...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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The Southampton Annual Cookie Exchange is being held once agaiin this year at The Southampton Historical Museum.Date: Wednesday December 13 from 4-5 p.m.The annual Cookie Exchange is a chance to build your own platter of treats baked by others.Wine, cheese, crackers and cider will be served to ba...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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The Tenderest of Holidays!...A Thanksgiving Story From Today ( I wrote this post right during the Thanksgiving weekend and took it down because a member told me she thought it had too much information in it--meanwhile, I see a story like the football player and his actions and it brings everythin...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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GETTING BOGGED DOWN...And Getting Un-blogged! I wanted to write this post to get it out there quickly for all of those bloggers who are stuck in a rut and can't seem to get out of it! I have been a member here since 2007 and have blogged quite a bit--gotten good Google Juice for doing it too! I h...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...A Local Expert in all The Hamptons
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 41
"BUSINESS TRENDS" for 2013: How Do You See It??? Below are some examples of the way I see the real estate business trending for both buyers and sellers; This is my point of view from a "Bigger Picture" aspect and I know that markets vary from community to community. I am using the ideas that come...

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