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What Is The Strangest Thing You Have Ever Heard From Your Clients?

There’s a fun round-up of ‘clients say the strangest things‘ over on Inman Select which got us wondering what agents in our neck of the woods have heard from the people they work with. There’s everything from the homeowner with a pet boa constrictor that got loose before an open... Read More


Why Buyers Should Embrace the Fall Selling Season

Many potential home buyers who weren’t able to find or qualify for a home they wanted this year have the misunderstanding that they have missed the boat for this year and should wait until next year to start their home search again. As agents know, however, many buyers can find a... Read More

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How Many Of These Safety Tips Do You Use?

As part of REALTOR® Safety Month we have a few more great ideas for staying safe on the job. Inman News has published a comprehensive list of 52 Safety Tips as well as another set of 15 Open House Safety Tips that have some great ideas. We’ve selected a few here, but do... Read More


Do You Know Proper Photo Etiquette?

Copyrighted images abound on the Internet, and saving these images to your computer can be easy to do, but having the ability to copy or download these images does not mean you have the right to add them to your listings in Keystone. The person who legally owns the images... Read More


How To Find Property Lines Using Homesnap

One of the many ways Homesnap makes life easier for agents is to show them where the boundaries of a property are in real time. If your clients want to know whether or not those bushes over in the corner of their yard belong to them or their neighbor, the... Read More

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How Sellers Can Turn Renters Into Buyers

Are any of your listings perfect for a first-time homebuyer but you haven’t found someone willing to make an offer? MRIS Chairman Cindy Ariosa has some suggestions in this column for the Washington Post that can help appeal to prospective buyers who come to look at the home. She covers... Read More

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Why the Nation’s Real Estate Market Shows Signs of Strong Health

While our local region has seen a strong year in terms of both activity and price growth, the nation as a whole also has some fundamental clues as to why real estate is on the up and up. This article in the stock analyst publication The Street covers not only the... Read More


Local Agent Nominated For NAR’s Good Neighbor Award

Please help us congratulate Pam Harrison, an agent with RE/MAX Executive in Millersville, Md for making the list of nominees in the running for the National Association of REALTORS® Good Neighbor Award. She is one of ten finalists who could win $10,000 toward a charity of their choice. In Pam’s case,... Read More


Does Your Site Link to Your & Your Office’s Listings?

A visit to your website might be the first interaction a future client has with you. Is your site providing the best information and user experience for consumers? You can enhance your current site by adding XactSite Agent IDX. One of the key features of this product is the ability... Read More

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How To Make The Most Out of Open Houses

How do you feel about open houses? Are they worth the real estate agent’s time? If you feel like you need to revamp your approach to getting the most out of an open house then check out this report from Inman News. They surveyed almost a thousand real estate agents... Read More

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