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National Hug DayI got a notification on my phone that today is National Hug Day.  Here are a few fun facts about hugs.  Did you know that a hug is the only gift you can give that you immediately get back?A 20 second hug along with 10 minutes of hand holding reduces the harmful effects of stress i...
Giving Kudos to The Title LadyJanuary Activerain ContestYou can’t do real estate in a vacuum.  It takes teamwork, there’s the buyer or seller, the listing agent, the buyer’s agent, the home inspector, the lender/loan officer and the title company or closer or settlement officer and the Broker’s i...
Cheap Ways to Stay WarmThis morning when I woke it was 10 degrees here in Baltimore and it hasn't really warmed up that much, in fact, with the wind chill it is below zero.  I have a small consolation though, in my home town this morning it was -42 F (or C) with the wind chill.  I don't feel so h...
Should the Seller Pay the Buyer’s Closing Costs?Both buyers and sellers pay closing costs, but the costs vary and include a long list of items that include prepaid taxes, reimbursing the seller for taxes they already paid and pro rated water bill, lender and title company or attorney fees, prepai...
National Clean Off Your Desk DayThe second Monday in January each year is recognized as National Clean Off Your Desk Day.  This day is an opportunity for you to start the new year with a clean organized work space.  Who knew?  I heard about it on the radio today, so after my appointments today I ...
Baltimore's First Winter Storm of 2019 - Some Tips for Cleaning Your Car OffSo, Baltimore and surrounding area got it's first blast of winter for 2019 last night.  As I was cleaning the snow off my car last night to come home I thought about all the things I could have done (and didn't) that woul...
Brrr... It's Drafty!!I have had a mouse infestation in my house this fall.  A good friend of mine is an Exterminator for live animals like rodents, foxes, and other 4 legged critters so, I asked him to come over and take a look.  He told me we had at least 4 families of mice present and probably ...
Loosen Your Belts - It's Restaurant Week in BaltimoreJanuary 11 - 20, 2019This weekend promises to be cold and perhaps snowy but that's no reason not to venture out and explore some of the local Baltimore area eateries!!  Starting today through January 20, participating restaurants will be offeri...
Maple Woods, Catonsville, MD 21228 - Real Estate Market ReportMaple Woods is a small townhouse community in Catonsville.  It is nestled between Edmondson Ave and Baltimore National Pike off of Harlem Lane.  The community is comprised of 80 townhomes built in 1995. The community is served by Westo...
Free Health ScreeningIs one of  your New Year's Resolutions to get healthier or to take better care of your health?  If it is, you aren't alone!!Sam's Club is offering free health screening on Saturday, January 12 from 11 am to 4 pm.Free screenings include (while quantities last): Glucose Cholest...

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