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Searching the database for properties for a client, I came across this note in the Agent Remarks section of a listing: “Civic association dues are voluntary.”  Without tone of voice, I'm left to furnish it myself when I read comments like that. My assumption might be wrong but I took it to mean… ...
And make it a hard one!            We were riding the bus, my sister and I, en route to a tour of a shrine in Emmitsburg, MD, last week when she told the saga of the squirrel. It seems there was a slight drainage problem in her bathroom and what appeared to be an unsightly hair clog turned out to...
HomeletA monologue from the life of a Realtor®akaTo Parge or Not to Parge          To parge or not to parge? That is the question.Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to just parge the dang wallOr to suffer the insults of appraisal repair requests,puting pen to paper and drafting a measured responseAn...
 FREE Home Buying seminar at Panera Bread in Fairfax Shopping Center.FREE Home Buying Seminar on Sat., May 6th from 10am till 12 noon at Panera Bread, 2311 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803.Come enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with us and get some great info to help you be a strong buyer.Drawing fo...
Throughout the month of April, whenever people use the hashtag #HomeIsTheKey on social media, Nissan will donate $1 to Habitat for Humanity up to $250,000. Feel like taking a test drive? If you stop at any Nissan dealership throughout the US during April, they will donate $100 for every test driv...
An investor just closed on a house and discovered, when he did his walk through, that he got more than he expected with his purchase. The Seller left personal contents in the house. In Delaware, the definition of how the house is to be left at the time of closing is “broom clean, free of debris.”...
If you’ve ever driven in the eastern part of Pennsylvania, you’ve most likely seen the large white dots that occasionally mark a staccato visual rhythm on the asphalt. Their purpose is to help you remember to keep a safe following distance from the car in front of you. Two dots is the recommended...
I didn’t really leave my Daytimer there, though yes, I do have one. Treasure it, actually. And there really isn’t a SkinnyAtlas. Well, there is, but it’s not spelled that way. Volunteering tonight at my local community theater, the Wilmington Drama League, as a bartender, I met a lot of interesti...
A friend posted on Facebook the other day that her precious little boy asked her how he got inside her tummy before he was born. The responses from friends seemed to reflect either their own similar situation they’d faced with kids or their curiosity about how the question was answered (and recei...
I love going to early Mass on Sunday (if I can get myself out of bed!) because it’s a great way to begin my day with purpose and direction. Once I get there, I always hear something in one of the readings, or the homily, or a prayer request, that speaks directly to me. Today’s service was woven w...

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