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The NAR wants to know, Why do you love being a REALTOR? If you follow the link below you can earn a free "I Love Being A REALTOR" Pin (pictured below), from the National Association of Realtors. There are lots of reasons I love being a REALTOR, education, association with others, helping my commu...
It is time again for the Annual Apple Blossom Festival, in Winchester Virginia. This will be the 83rd year for the festival. There are lots activities going on all week, including concerts, parades, car shows, lunches, carnaval, wine festival, games, food, you name it! This years Grand Marshall i...
We are only a week away from the deadline to be under contract fot the homebuyers tax credit. To qualify for the tax credit you have to be under contract by the end of April and close by the end of June. If you are waiting for the perfect time to buy, that time is now. The tax credit is for first...
Thursday, April 22nd is Earth Day. Trying to protect our environment is nothing new. Earth Day originated in 1970 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania created by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson. It was designed to raise awareness and appreciation for the Earths environment. The Earths environment is at the f...
  I was showing houses today to a buyer I have been working with for some time. We got to a house with showing instructions that read "Two friendly dogs inside, go show". We approached the door and heard the dogs barking. The buyer asked if it was really ok to go inside, I said yeah I am sure it...
Today is the Deadline to mail in your Census 2010 forms. If you do not have the forms you can check the website for a local place to pick them up, the link is below. If you do not send them in by today you will end up on the census door knockers list. I know how everyone loves someone they do not...
  Last weekend my girlfriend and I went to visit her family in Clarksburg, WV. It was her dad's birthday and we were going for his party. While we were there we took a four wheeler out for a drive. We were out for a few hours, enjoying the view and the beautiful day. I love my job but it can be v...
I recently got a huge compliment from a client (and close friend). He told me that I was a great salesman. I was able to sell his father a house with a squirrel living in it! He was being a little sarcastic. Here is the story. I recently was the buyers agent for my friends father. I found him a g...
If your anything like me, you are thinking "why did I wait until the last minute again". The answer is simple you do not get a refund so you put off paying until the last minute. Well, this is the last minute. Taxes are due no later than tomorrow. My taxes will be easy this year, since I made so ...
In the wake of a terrible mine explosion here in West Virginia, I thought it would be nice to look at a past mine tragedy. This is a monument for a mining explosion in Dola, West Virginia (close to Clarksburg). The mine explosion occurred on April 25,1963 and Twenty Two miners were killed. All t...

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