Archive for October, 2011

In a warming Hilltop market, a brick colonial is completely updated, new kitchen-family area

“People don’t want projects; they don’t have time for them these days,” says Hilltop expert Denice Reich – who can show you a 1956 six-bedroom brick colonial, loads of Old World charm, that’s already been completely redone, top-to-bottom, at Cedar and Birch, three blocks south of Cranmer Park.

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Brick colonial at 4400 E. Cedar in Hilltop.

Reich, listed as the 89th-top-selling RE/MAX agent in the entire world last year (out of 90,000 agents!), says that Hilltop’s market is warming up this fall. more »

Realtor with a specialty in divorce shows Evergreen 4-bedroom on 1.8 acres

Broker Joan Rogliano is showing a mountain main-floor master, four beds/baths on a piney 1.8-acre site with a view across Evergreen – but in the back of her brain swirl the unusually pressing demands of her client practice, one specialized around the “D” word.

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Realtor Joan Rogliano of Rogliano Real Estate Group divides time between listings, including this home at $489,000, and the foundation she created to help divorcees.

Six years ago in a better market, Rogliano found that divorcees were gravitating toward her highly personalized services. She reorganized the practice around divorce, adding contacts for various counseling options; then as the market worsened, she set up Wildflower Women’s Foundation, a counterpart not-for-profit that offers scholarships to the newly divorced to get them back to jobs, or school, or beyond other financial crises. more »