Self Reliance

Yes, CRAP is happening right now. The Cafe Realty Action Plan is for shifting, pivoting and finding the new normal. Business practices will be different as we have now learned how to work remotely. The efficiency of it will improve as we understand the why of work and the how of time management. Technology is…

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‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house  Café Realty is working as quiet as a mouse We educate, advocate, innovate because we care In hopes that our clients are satisfied beyond compare Our agents are experts and ready to connect While visions of strategy and logistics are checked We’re Realtors, we’re humans…

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Greetings! Back in 2010 the Resource Lounge was just an idea, it then became a gathering for collaboration. The NEW & IMPROVED Resource Lounge is topic oriented with you and your mission, business and passion in mind! Hope to see you on the 24th! Storytelling is one of the world’s most powerful tools for achieving…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! When the houses are selling and kids jingle belling, And everyone saying “I bought it this year”! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the hap-happiest season of all, With those holiday greetings, Cafe Realty meetings,  When your agent happens to call. It’s the hap- happiest season of all! There’ll…

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A first person view about why friends and family are reluctant to do business with you. I’m not sure what it is that makes friends and family so squeamish about consulting with me when it comes time to think about a real estate transaction. Here are some possibilities that are up for debate: Trustworthiness? Your best interest is…

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This is a story about a small real estate company that began a journey in 2013. During these 3 short years a 3 partner collaboration grew to 4 partners, 12 agents, 2 support staff, and a referral company of 11. We forged ahead at a time when many independents were retreating to corporate brokerage. We…

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I discovered Gary Keller and Keller Williams around 2006 while looking for something different in real estate. I was at Coldwell Banker for 19 years  and nothing was ringing my bell. I love the educational aspect of real estate and this man knew what he was talking about…trends, market analysis, and a sense of self! A…

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Mid summer and Cafe Realty has taken business to new heights! Homes are entering the market in all areas from the Bronx to Dutchess. Pockets of seller market area are noticeable in Yorktown, Peekskill and Mahopac. A sellers’ market is noted when inventory is being absorbed in less than 3 months. Although inventory is low,…

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Carol Christiansen, broker/owner of Café Realty has received the “Woman of Distinction” award by Terence Murphy, NYS 40th Senate District (June 13, 2016). This award is another in a series of recognitions Carol has received for her dedication and commitment to her community. In June 2012, Carol and her husband Lou lost their son to…

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