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Dan's observations and musings from over 35 years of real estate sales in Decatur, Georgia.
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I saw on the news this morning where there had been a considerable amount of vandalism in Arlington National Cemetary. To me, this was very disheartening, especially knowing what the people buried there did for me and my country.     It's a sad day when people can have so little respect for the s...
06/18/2010
Here are some details of yet another sale in the hot North Decatur Heights Subdivision of Decatur, Georgia. North Decatur Heights is a great neighborhood that is within minutes of Downtown Decatur, Toco Hills, Emory, the CDC, and the Atlanta Veterans Hospital. This subdivision is also a mere 7 mi...
06/17/2010
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  A no nonsense post here from C J Johnson...  Many blogs are now being written about the dip in foreclosure numbers in hardest hit states like California, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada.  Problem is that sometimes the numbers do lie.  Sure the amount of properties canceled (postponed) in Californi...
06/17/2010
From the minute I get up in the morning, she starts in. She wants me to take her out. She wants me to serve her breakfast. She doesn't even speak at times, but her body language & actions are a dead giveaway. I manage to get away to the office for a few hours, only to return at lunch and have the...
06/16/2010
  What an adorable kid. Thanks to Donna Harris for posting this, enjoy...  Alyssa has been reading to me for a few weeks, and I finally got one on video. It beats the heck out of sitting and reading her 20 books everyday!! **Are You Packed Yet?**  Donna Harris, REALTOR®RE/MAX Austin Skylinewww.Do...
06/16/2010
  Excellent post here from James Dray, enjoy...  Do you shop at one of the large supermarkets, clubs, chain stores or you local grocery store?  Do you buy fuel for your vehicle?  Do you go to the movie theatre or out to eat?  If so how many potential clients do you meet in a day?  If you have not...
06/16/2010
Decatur, GA    Benefield Realty Company was founded by C.E. Benefield in 1948. At that time most of DeKalb County remained undeveloped countryside and dairy farms. Mr. Benefield started out working with builders, finding spot lots for them, and handling the sales. Growth began to head East out of...
06/15/2010
  An interesting and humorous bit of trivia here from Charles McDonald, enjoy...   My wife and I were talking about the fact that as time goes by, things are getting more expensive... You have all heard this "A dollar is not worth what it used to be".  We were thinking about how fast time goes by...
06/15/2010
  A very interesting bit of history here from Brigita McKelvie, enjoy...    In April 2010, the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Pony Express was celebrated in Washington, DC.   The Pony Express ran from April 1860 through October 1861.  During this period, the horse-and-rider teams delivered...
06/15/2010
Many buyers like to "shop" their homeowners insurance coverage looking for the best deal they can find. It's hard to disagree with looking for a deal these days, but it is very important to discuss with your agent exactly what is covered by the policy. There are many policies that cover fire dama...
06/15/2010
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Dan's observations and musings from over 35 years of real estate sales in Decatur, Georgia.