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  The 2011 One-Shoe-Off Award goes to Hannah Jane Demler.   Wyoming’s cross country season was about to draw to a close.  The  Star Valley (Afton, WY) girls cross country track  team, having had a great season was headed for Douglas, a seven hour bus ride.   The girls had winning  the team title ...
You may have heard that like Santa Fe, NM and Sedona, AZ, Asheville NC is at the very center for creative pursuit and expression in Western North Carolina (WNC.).       WNC is a region of  about 10,000 square miles from the state line of Virginia to that of Georgia that extends north to the borde...
Asheville Real Estate Journal- Local Gifts   We are on the road in Asheville this week- seeking treasures as we look ahead to the holidays, and as we look behind for missed opportunities.   Is it ever too early to start your collection of special treasures sooner-or-later to be given as gifts?   ...
While reviewing a sellers’ bungalow built in the 1900s our inspector discovered “issues” that could be of concern depending on the objectives of the sellers and their potential buyers. Were the sellers interested only in a cosmetic update? Would buyers plan to live in the home as they remodeled i...
  Lakeview Park- North Asheville’s Walkable Neighborhood— where children play, and folks of all ages visit with one another under a canopy of trees, and ride bikes or walk just down the block to enjoy the magic of Beaver Lake. As I wrote yesterday's post about Sweet Rosie Sinead, I imagined where...
      Sweet Rosie Sinead    Old as the Carolina hills but agile still, she melts, without a sound, into her baby blue plumpity chair, her beloved perch-by-the-window where   most days she  settles in to watch the children and the zephyrs play, to live a verse or two  of her life as  "the last lea...
Appraiser MARY THOMPSON asks us to pass this information along to REALTORS. The follwoing  post  describes the new guideline issues as they affect REALTORS...and answers the question..."What do Appraisers need from REALTORS?"...   timely read...Pass this along to every Realtor you know. Re-blog t...
Here's a look at Appraisals from the perspective of a savvy real estate pro. CONNIE advises, " ...The report must be prepared to meet varied guidelines, meet the test of underwriting and review, utilize sales within 6 months, etc.  With reporting restrictions, the Realtor has a responsibility to ...
This thoughtful Appraiser in my home state of Michigan  is concerned. He writes, " extreme lack of qualified appraisers with no means of training new ones in the profession which is generally viewed negatively by those presently in it.  By that, I refer to numerous sources where appraisers ...
"If anything ever was a bipartisan problem, the housing mess is. Let’s all share with our elected officials that we’d like to see politics set aside and solutions tried..." writes JEFF in the post that follows. I'm including this reBlog in my tour of current matters affecting all we...


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