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    People who look at homes during the holidays are Serious Buyers. Less Inventory during the holidays, means less homes for serious buyers to choose from. Houses "Show Beautifully" when decorated for the holidays. Buyers tend to be more emotional and have urgency to Buy before years end. Out of...
   We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit ~ Aristotle, 345 B.C.
   I wanted to share this article with you all, that I read and found very informative in our digital age.   Texting image via Shutterstock.       Some transaction details are better communicated in other formats by Andrew Flachner on Oct 7     It’s 5 a.m. and your phone vibrates off the nightsta...
  Most of our generation of 50+ was HOME SCHOOLED in many ways...   1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL  DONE . "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."    2. My mother taught me RELIGION. "You better pray that will come out of the carpet."   3. ...
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. ~ Reinhold Niebuhr    
    Never look back, unless you are planning to go that way. ~ Henry David Thoreau   Looking forward to a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015    
  DON'T GET YOUR TINSEL IN A TANGLE   Take a lot of deep breaths and try these tips for diffusing holiday drama:   Identify in advance who and what will push your buttons We all have “hot spots” that family members and old friends tend to push. The key is to identify these buttons before the hol...
As we approach Thanksgiving, I present the proper way to eat pumpkin pie... Another slice, please!  
  Productivity Points 5 Ways to Spend Your Lunch Hour SUCCESS Magazine recently asked several entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council to share how they get more out of their lunch hour each day. Here are five of their answers. 1. Unplug completely. When you give yourself a break to clea...

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