It was 1994, gas was $1.09, Tonya Harding won the figure skating championship after attacking Nancy Kerrigan, interest rates were 8.5%, and I was just starting my career in real estate. Without having any idea of what I was doing, I walked into my first sales meeting at the beautiful Manor House in the village of Skippack, PA. With my new briefcase in hand, I find a seat in the conference room. My broker starts the meeting by announcing that the FBI was coming in to seize all of the files in the office!
I just got done showing a home to a first-time home buyer, a single father and his three little girls. There are many things that we take for granted, and this one little girl helped me to remember those thing in order to appreciate them again. In an economy where many are complaining about their home values declining, this 6 year old little girl can really put things into perspective. [Read more…]
There are plenty of mortgage calculator apps at the iTunes store that can calculate your mortgage payment, amortize it for you and provide other “calculator” type solutions. However, the new mortgage calculator app from Homes.com can do all of that and then some!
It never ceases to amaze me what real estate agents will do for their clients. I hear stories everyday about agents going above and beyond what the “job description” implies. Being a real estate agent since 1994, I have plenty of stories. However, one incident always stands out in my mind. [Read more…]