Nothing like standing behind a concept you believe in.
The prices in those counties are down roughly 25% from the absolute peaks in spring 2006. It would still depend upon a lot of factors such as any improvements or inversely wear-and-tear since the purchase in 2006, changes in the community for good or bad, etc. Zillow actually does a really nice job of showing overall trends. Links to the value indexes below:Somerset ValuesMiddlesex ValuesHope that helps.Best,Jeremy Gulish[Link removed by moderator]
Great question. I have struggled with this myself. I think "gimmicky" agent with pictures with their dog, wearing a 10-gallon hat (despite living in the Northeast), or holding a huge sold sign, tend to cause me to have trepidation for plastering my face everywhere.I, despite having a lot of agents disagree, have not put my headshot on my business card. However considering that marketing "self" is such a part of this business I think it is important to include in my website, my blog, and social networks. Instead of choosing a URL with my name, I have instead decided to move toward building a brand with [Links removed by moderator] The hope is that if I am fortunate to build a group one day it will be built around the brand instead of my name.I haven't taken a next step to developing a logo, though I see the merits in it, and am definitely am considering it more strongly as of late. Great insight on both sides of the fence - ultimately both are good and but together they can be great.
Here is another link (Maps) that was developed by the Highlands Council that I regularly refer to, you can search by address and includes various other features beyond just flood zones. Hope it helps.Best,Jeremy[Contact info removed by moderator]