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I've noticed a pleasing trend on the back of the holiday cards I received this year. Let me back up a step - I've been pretty deliberate in the messages on my cards for quite a number of years. At times I've tried the 'homemade' route. In the last few years, I've been more...
This post is by permission from Shell Tain - Shell Tain, pcc, cpccSensible Coaching503.firstname.lastname@example.org Bringing the Ka-ching: Symptoms vs CausesLots of things trigger my topics for this newsletter. Frequently, as it is with this month, it's an arti...
Questions about my CFL bulb It's not a big deal really, but I was reading the CFL box.... and in particular I was reading the caution about not using the bulbs with dimmers. I get that. But why do CFL bulbs interfere with radios, cordless phones, and remote control devices? And how "eco-...
Atrium - New Soup In Town There's some new soup in town, and The Atrium Lounge is where to find it. The Atrium Lounge (let's just call it Atrium), opened just this last month (Dec 2009). My first visit was late afternoon on a cold rainy day. The interior was very welcoming without being t...
Making sense of the market price for your home Here's the bottom line:When you sell, price your home ahead of the market movement. Whichever direction the market is moving, put your price at the edge of the price range, in that direction. Example A: Let's say the price range for your hous...
Year End Market Snapshot Market Snapshot 12/31/2009 Now that we've reached the end of another calendar year, we tend to think of starting anew. The real estate market doesn't cast off last year's behavior just because it's a new calendar year, however. Knowing that where we've...