Margaret Hobbie

For the Next Chapter of Your Life
Call me today at (607) 220-5334 Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Class Offered at Lifelong

My colleagues Linda Slattery and Ellen Morris-Knower will be leading a class at Lifelong, 119 West Court Street, Ithaca, at 11:00 am Thursday June 21. This is the second of two classes being offered by the Education Committee of the Ithaca Board of Realtors and is...

Home Repairs and Improvements

On Thursday, June 14, I’ll be giving a talk called “Home Repairs and Improvements: Are They Worth It?” at Lifelong, 119 West Court Street, Ithaca, from 11:00 to noon. The course is directed especially at folks who have lived in their houses for a...

How Long Appliances and Systems Last

Here is a very useful article from the Howard Hanna Company Newsletter: How Long House Appliances and Systems Typically Last And the Costs Associated with Replacing Them With home ownership comes not only great joy, but also great responsibility. When an appliance...

The Joys of International Real Estate

From some clients traveling in Europe and trying to get their house sold: “We’re staying at a relative’s flat and he’s got a printer, but I couldn’t make it work. After getting it printed out at an internet cafe, I found we didn’t...

Farmland Values Double

The value of farmland has doubled since 2008, according to the latest figures from the Tompkins County Department of Assessment. In 2008, after the last reappraisal, the average price was $1000 per acre; now it is $2300 per acre. For me the interesting part is that...