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RECENT BLOG POSTS
I can't think of a better way [for me] to end the year than with another list of interesting "news". This list combines my fascination with colors with my love of revelation - particularly about my inner world. The list challenges us to consider "jump starting" a new decor where we live by having...
12/01/2011
How could anyone resist reading further with an article title like the above, which I came across on another web site. And the opening paragraph literally challenged me to find answers to the intriguing question posed: “Ever wonder why you always seem to come down with a life-interrupting virus t...
11/01/2011
Here’s an article I just couldn’t resist – it combines my love of lists with my love of shopping – and saving money if I follow the suggestions. I can’t say I’ve ever really tailored my buying habits with the time of year, except for holiday shopping. Usually I just purchase when I feel the time ...
09/01/2011
I recently returned from an incredible trip to Peru, which involved both domestic and international flights and different airports-all with security, of course. I was poked and patted down, unpacked and repacked my carry-on bags and was scanned from head to toe. All of this “inconvenience” was do...
08/01/2011
Here's an interesting article that really woke me up! I think I have tried all of these "tips" believing I could save money. Of course, I don't necessarily have to believe everything I read - including the "advice" below. But these comments have definitely given me pause to consider . . . . If yo...
07/01/2011
Here's an interesting article I came across that has special meaning to me as a real estate professional. I use, read and attempt to explain and clarify contracts, disclosures and escrow and title forms on a daily basis, most of them written in rather complex, complicated legal terminology not ea...
06/02/2011
Okay, I've admitted before that I'm a real sucker for any kind of list. Here's one I wanted to share that is both eye opening and practical at the same time. The article in which this latest list is contained tells me that when it comes to money, mindset really matters. It points out that what we...
05/01/2011
Did you know that a well-researched appeal may result in lowering our property tax bill? Have you even thought about your property taxes lately? I have to admit that I haven't - but I'm constantly reminded by my clients that in today's real estate market, this subject is very relevant. I've been ...
04/01/2011
When you buy a home that needs significant repairs, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. I have clients ask me all the time if buying a "fixer" is a good idea, and I've been very tempted myself over the years. But I haven't succumbed to the often enticing prospects bec...
03/01/2011
I'm one of those individuals who are always cold. I've actually encountered more people who say they are always warm, but I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum. I've been told I may have poor circulation which makes my hands and feet cold to the touch. I wear gloves indoors. Given my particular...
02/02/2011