Mortgage lending is loosening – Is that really a good thing?

There’s been a lot of chatter recently about Melvin Watt’s announcement that the government is working to loosen mortgage lending standards for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed loans. Most real estate agents and lenders I’ve talked to are excited about this idea. Are they just looking at the fact that it will be easier Read More

Our Year In Summary 2013 – Happy Holidays

Wow, what a year! I thought last year was eventful. This year was even more amazing, with both business and the personal side of life. In February, we went on our own and started a real estate brokerage, Great Rock Realty! It’s been an incredible year for us in real estate. We far exceeded our Read More

Setting Your Goals For 2013

Well, here we are at the end of another year! It’s a great time to look forward to the coming year and think about what you would like to accomplish in 2013. It’s also a great time to look back and see how you did on your 2012 goals. If you aren’t a goal setter, Read More

Giving Challenge – Commit to Charitable Giving

I love the Holidays, It’s a time of year when people seem to be happy to give and help others. In fact, we’ve rung bells for the Salvation Army at Millers & Sons Supermarket twice in the recent weeks, and I’ve been amazed at the generosity of people in our small town of Verona! Although, this spirit of giving, Read More

Our Year In Summary 2012 – Happy Holidays!

I can’t believe we are a week away from Christmas and approaching the end of 2012 already. Last year I posted a summary of our year for the first time rather than sending out a Christmas letter like many people do. So, we’ll try to keep it an annual tradition. Happy Holidays! 2012 was a Read More

Top 10 Things I’m Thankful For

It’s Thanksgiving, a time when we reflect on what we are thankful for throughout the year. It’s kind of odd don’t you think? So many of us think about the stresses and negatives in life most of the time. It’s sad that it takes a holiday to get us to appreciate things. We’ve had some Read More

The Golden Rule – How Does It Relate In Business

Most of you have heard of The Golden Rule; “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” As far back as I can remember this rule has been engrained in my brain. I don’t know whether my parents taught it to me or if I learned it from a Sunday school teacher Read More

Big News!

If you’ve been following us for a while, you know that there have been a lot of changes in our lives in the last year; selling some personal properties, growing our business, building a home, etc.  We are happy to announce the next big change which is completely unrelated to real estate or business… We are having Read More


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