Sellers Info

December 20, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Stepping out of the spin zone – Part I – What ails the real estate industry?

Real estate services are far from what they should be in many cases. I decided to post these concerns here in the hope that it will create more transparency and afford the public an explanation
December 14, 2010
Happy Holidays - Broadlawn Entry during Holidays

Westchester Christmas Light Displays – Tarrytown NY (Fotos on the Fly)

The Westchester Christmas Lights displays are now starting to "mature." Homes and businesses which were obviously works in progress last week have now bloomed into major displays.
November 23, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Are real estate agents serving the public – or merely self-serving hacks?

What I'm seeing now within industry sites is post after post about lead generation....marketing....prospecting....more lead generation..and the biggest one - MAKING IT HAPPEN!!
November 17, 2010
Staging Decorating

To Stage or not to stage you property….It’s not even a question anymore…

When I first entered this business almost six years ago - the question of whether or not to stage a property would have been met with peals of laughter. As bear market rumbles on - staging is become the norm and those who don't do it will often find their home languishing on the market. Enter Marie Graham - Stager Extraordinaire.
September 28, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Face to Face vs In Your Face….

I have always been a believer in the "do unto to others" approach to sales. I don't enjoy high-pressure sales tactics - so why should I engage in them? Apparently, I'm not alone. The public has made it clear that it is totally fed up with the "in your face" sales person.
September 8, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Is your agent trying to sell your home – or are they using the listing as “buyers bait?”

Truth be told, all listings are by their very nature - buyer's bait. But when the main goal becomes attracting buyers for other properties this symbiotic relationship can morph quickly towards the parasitic.