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WET PAINT! In an earlier post, I relayed a pleasant shopping experience at Shimp's Tru Value Hardware Store, in Pennsville, NJ.  I left the store as a satisfied customer.  When I crossed the threshold of my home, I turned into one of the many who tried their best to choose a paint color from a p...
This is an excellent explanation about foreclosure properties - the risks as well as the advantages.  (Is 'foreclosure' the new "F" word, Susan asks???) Susan is from Alexandria, VA, but her advice is pertinent to our Real Estate market right here in Salem County. RealtyTrac reported today that t...
My Broker, Joseph F. Pino, has been in the Real Estate business since 1969.  He used to joke around that he would never buy into a franchise.  His favorite comment was, "They should pay me for the use of my name!" That all changed in 1996-1997, when Coldwell Banker began to court Mr. Pino.  They ...
In South Jersey, it is estimated that at least 30% of the current Real Estate inventory is in preforeclosure/short sale status. Perhaps it is time that we begin  new conversations about the future for the displaced homeowners.  What does the future hold for them?  I believe this post is an valuab...
In many parts of the country, snow is falling and life will slow down for a day or two.  Perhaps it is the perfect time to double-check if your home is fire safe.  Here is an extensive checklist for you to follow. Be safe out there, folks!  As winter’s icy breath grips many parts of the country—m...
An Exciting New Beginning For Pennsville Township.  Laura Cummings (R) was sworn in as the newest Committeewoman in Pennsville Township on January 1st, 2011.  She joins Mayor Barnhardt and Committeemen McDade, Landis and Richie on the panel.  Make no mistake about it.....these individuals have th...
This looks like a really cool event in our area.  "Winter Jam" at The Piazza st Schmidts in Philadelphia is set for 1/29/11 - noon to 5pm - presented by radio 104.5, Hope you can make it!   RADIO 104.5 will present its "WINTER JAM" at THE PIAZZA at SCHMIDTS in PHILADELPHIA on SATURDAY, JANUARY 29...
The Challenge Gone Awry I am enrolled in the 31 Day Challenge of January for Active Rain.  This is the first challenge that I have ever participated in and I have been extremely excited about it. So excited that someone told me last week that my eyes lit up when I said, "....and I'll get 3,000 po...
The BEST of New Jersey!  If you're a NJ resident, you still have time to cast your vote.  Just follow the link below to choose the BEST in each of 75 categories. Have fun!New Jersey residents, did you also want to know how the BEST OF NEW JERSEY was determined?  How maybe your favorite florist wa...

Christine Hooks

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