Real estate rental fees- I recently spent some time with a young lady, helping her find a new home for her family. The day came when she finally found a condo that met her needs. She decided she wanted to rent it, except, she said, she didn’t want to pay the fee for the REALTOR®. She was already ... » Learn More about Real estate rental fees – why are they necessary?
Yesterday I was out at the Goose Ponds in Crane Park in the Monroe, NY for a nice walk down our rail trail, and when I came back, I crossed the road, looked up, and wondered… ... » Learn More about What happened to the Pumpkin Head family of Monroe NY?
The seals on two of the dual paned windows in our bow window failed years ago; accordingly, those two window panes were extremely murky. For years, the views of the front yard were best seen by opening the door and looking out, not by using the large windows that were meant for that purpose. The ... » Learn More about Repairing windows does not need to be costly
The year I turned 18, I registered to vote and dutifully went to the polling place to vote in my first election. I don't remember who I voted for, as it wasn't a presidential election year, but I did vote. With very few exceptions, I have voted in every election since that first one in 1978. ... » Learn More about Sometimes doing your “duty” can be meaningful
Several times recently, potential sellers in Monroe, NY have been surprised when I've shared the comparable market value of their home. Their surprise is specifically in light of nationwide reporting that indicates the market moved to a seller's market a year or so ago. Further, the nationwide ... » Learn More about Why isn’t my Monroe NY home worth more? The NEWS says…..