As many of you already know, I am a licensed NJ Real Estate Instructor and co-owner of The South Jersey Real Estate Academy. My Broker, Joseph F. Pino and I began the school back in 2011 since there were no Salem County Real Estate pre-licensing classes. Both Joe and I really enjoy teaching new agents… Continue reading July 13th, 2018 – Happy To Be Learning!
The 2nd quarter is almost over so it got me to wondering about how things are going around here. I’ll give you the full quarterly update early in July but here are the numbers from 1/1/18-6/13/18: Since the first day of the new year: -805 properties have been listed -444 received offers and went under… Continue reading June 13, 2018 – Woah…..that was FAST! (or What is Happening in the Salem County Real Estate Market yr-to-date?)
A beautiful contemporary home, situated across from the banks of the DE River and around the bend from FT MOTT State Park, offers nearly 2,700 sq ft!! Each and every room has been renovated & completely redone! TREMENDOUS water views, especially from the upstairs loft that boasts a cathedral ceiling! Imagine having a front row… Continue reading June 11th, 2018 – 15 Isaacs Drive in Pennsville
“Our Deepest Fear Is Not That We Are Inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of… Continue reading May 26th, 2018 – Our Deepest Fear
What is a “Freeze” letter, you ask? It’s very simple. A freeze letter is typically needed when there is an open revolving-line-of-credit recorded on a property that is getting ready for settlement. The letter will state, very clearly, that the line of credit is blocked from being used any longer. The title company who is… Continue reading May 17th, 2018 – A “Freeze” Letter Saves The Day! 🙂
Why yes……Yes, we do. We do in a couple of ways. #1 – I was recently taught about a very helpful app called, “Google Translate.” It’s free. It’s really cool….and it works! You simply talk into your phone and ‘Google Translate’ takes over after that. It translates your words into the language you have… Continue reading May 17th, 2018 – Habla Espanol?
I read a lot of books each year. A lot! I usually concentrate on business books. For instance, right now I am on the 4th chapter of Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Sometimes I get to work from home, like today, for instance. So I thought, “What the heck, I’ll sneak in a book… Continue reading Dewey The Library Cat
My day in Salem County covered several bases today: visiting with a client, Woman’s Club errands, an appointment to sign contracts with a 1st time home buyer, teaching, training a new agent. In my Real Estate travels, my favorite thing is to work with new agents, helping them to get a firm footing in their… Continue reading From Here To There…..
On a relatively quiet day of computer work, signing contracts for a property and answering questions about several listings, the brightest spot was the beautiful evening in the park here in Pennsville — ‘National Night Out’. The Pino Team manned a table, passing out Real Estate information. We also held a drawing for a 3-minute shopping spree at… Continue reading Real Estate Activities – 8/9/16 -‘National Night Out’
If it’s a Wednesday night, 9 months out of 12, I’ll be in class, teaching at The South Jersey Real Estate Academy. Classes are currently being held in Woodstown at The Friends Home. In tonight’s Real Estate class, we studied the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD): NJSA 10:5-12, whereby it is unlawful to subject… Continue reading Real Estate Activities – 5/11/2016 – A Night @ School