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Lightroom 5 Just scratching the surface of this great program. Thinking of what I can do with my next lising using this  program.  Below is my first attempt using a Zinnia flower as my subject. Straight from the camera shot above. Below is finished product.  Click on the print below for more info...
Take me, no take me! Just came back from the florist, Eltingville Florist on Richmond Ave in the Eltingville section of Staten Island, New York.  Snow is forecast to be between 4-10 inches starting just after midnight.  So I'm not going anywhere on Thursday February 13th, and you know what the 14...
The House is not the only consideration when buying real estate A house is only part of the search when we are relocating. Almost anything about the structure can be changed, but the area is a different story.  When we buy a house, we are buying a community as well.  Here are a few of the things ...
To shovel or not to shovel When it snows and we know it's going to be just snow, no rain or sleet mixed it either during or after the snows stops, we shovel.  Some of us just can't wait for the snow to stop before we get outside and shovel.  No problem with that at all.  Most of us just wait for ...
A tale of two houses I've heard the phrase "With the internet we wont need Real Estate Agents anymore" Really?  Well that means Realtors don't think, have nothing to add to the process, don't earn their money. Now for reality. Not too long ago, my buyer told me "I would not buy that house, no way...
Ice Dams It seems to me that many people are having ice dams in Staten Island, and other parts of the North East were very cold weather is present.  Same old same old.  I'm re-posting my Ice Dams post from 2010.  You can see it here. So...
Selling on eBay They tell you to take plenty of photographs of what you are selling.  I find a lot to be lacking in many photos I see posted on that site. So I got out my best camera and took some photos of a Proof set I'm thinking of selling. Well, I find out that taking pictures of coins is com...
How can I get a good idea of what my house is worth today While every house is different is some way, even in tract house development, values of similar units can give you an indication of what you might expect to get in the sale of you unit today. There are sites on the web that you can go to fo...
Don't be afraid to go on vacation in the winter Want to put your home on the market in the winter and go south for a few weeks but worry about your pipes freezing? Worry no more.  If you list with me, you will have the option of using my Netatino weather station so you can check on the temperatur...
What will 2014 bring you? Shall I rephrase that to read "What will you bring to 2014"? To borrow a quote from someone, "If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got". Looking back can show you what you always did.  If you continue with that action, you can expect to...

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