My blog is written from the perspective of a Realtor located in Hudson Valley, New York. In it I write observations & musings inspired by my experiences representing buyers, sellers, renters, and landlords.
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Do you remember when a copper penny was worth, well, a penny? That hasn't been the case for a while.U.S. pennies used to be made primarily of copper. Those minted 1793 to 1837 were pure copper. In following years the copper content of pennies fluctuated somewhat, but aside for a brief time in...
An amazing little piece of paper arrived in my mailbox from my mortgage provider today that made me smile all over. My mortgage holder sent me my 2007 Form 1098! What makes this correspondence so special? After all, monthly communications from my mortgage holder are not unusual. Every month I rec...
The EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General suggest all Americans test their homes for radon in January. Why January? Winter is a particularly serious time of year where radon is concerned. Homeowners in winter do everything they can to minimize drafts. In an effort to keep heat in and cold out, doors a...