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DO HOUSES SELL THIS TIME OF YEAR? A TALE OF A VERY HAPPY HOUR

I know, I know.  Someone told you that you can’t sell your house in the winter.  Or during the holidays.  Or during the winter holidays.  Or anytime except June. I want to tell you the story of a recent Friday afternoon/evening in November, from 4:00-7:00 pm.  Sounds like Happy Hour, right?  Well it was.  But not in a bar and not with drinks. It was a real estate Open House.  […]

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SPRING ARRIVED ON JANUARY 2ND??

Conventional wisdom says that the winter real estate market is slower than other times of the year. In the late Fall of 2012 (or, as I like to call it “last, last fall”) I began predicting that the “Spring” real estate market was going to begin on January 2nd. Colleagues laughed at me and told me that was much too early to see buyers and sellers turning their thoughts to […]

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In Winter, Sell a Ski Lodge

It’s cold outside. And, when I went to show a house a few days ago, it was also cold INSIDE. The seller had moved out, and left the thermostat set at 50 degrees. So the pipes wouldn’t freeze. The buyers, however, did freeze. The home was undeniably beautiful, but what the buyers noticed most clearly was… “IT’S COLD IN HERE!!” Sigh. I’m sure the seller would have preferred their attention […]

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A Busy Market. An Unwritten Blog Post

It’s Monday night, 11:51 pm. And I intended to post today. I had lots of topics percolating in my mind, ready to leap into blog-dom. The topics are more than fully perked. But the post wasn’t posted. And frankly, my morning walk wasn’t walked. My dinner wasn’t cooked. And the TV show I thought I might get to watch tonight was utterly unwatched. The real estate market is very busy […]

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