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Catonsville July 4th Celebrations and ParadeWe love living in Catonsville.  It's close enough to everything and has loads of amenities and still maintains that small-town feeling.  And, nothing says small-town more than great 4th of July celebrations.The Catonsville 4th July planning committee ou...
Fireworks and Our Fur FriendsThere is no other holiday that has as many fireworks as Independence Day (July 4), except maybe New Year.  Are your pets afraid of thunder?  Loud noises? Perhaps Fireworks?  As many know we adopted a rescue this past spring.  We are still learning what her fears and t...
When Company Comes to VisitDo you have a favorite place you like to go to when friends come to visit?  I have a small Airbnb business and from time to time my guests become friends and sometimes even clients.  This week I have a guest from Canada that is starting a new job here.  Saturday we tour...
Speechless Sunday - Bring Your Dog to Work DayThis is puppy love, Sadie likes nothing better than to go for a ride in the car and make her rounds in and outside the Coldwell Banker office in Ellicott City.  She has her favorite spots to sit and watch the world go by.
Bring Your Dog to Work Day - June 24, 2022June 24,  is bring your dog to work day.  If you are like me, I regularly take Sadie with me to the office.  Sadie loves to go for car rides and she loves to make the rounds at the Coldwell Banker office in Ellicott City and say hello to everyone she meet...
The Hidden Costs of Selling Your HomeA few days ago, I wrote a post about the Hidden Costs of Buying a Home what a great opportunity to now talk about the costs of selling your home?The biggest cost that most sellers focus on is the commission.  This is, in some cases negotiable, however, keep in...
IRS Increases Mileage Rate Effective 7/1/2022I am not sure what the price of gas is where you are but here, for regular it ranges from $4.83 per gallon to $5.29.  I thought about buying a hybrid car when I bought my new car but it just wasn't in my budget so my average mileage is 28.9 miles to th...
I'm Buying New Construction - Do I Need a Home Inspection?The short answer is, yes.  I am not a home inspector, I'm not married to a home inspector nor am I dating a home inspector and I have not been paid for my opinion.I was inspired to write this post by my son Ryan's girlfriend, who is buying...
The Hidden Costs of Buying a HomeBuying a home is an exciting time.  This is likely the most significant investment you will make at any time.  Please don't be surprised by a few additional expenses you might not consider!1.  Closing costs that include state and local transfer taxes, title insura...
Choice Home Warranty ReviewI purchased a warranty a couple of years ago from Choice Home Warranty for my rental property.  The hot water heater, furnace, etc were seeing some aging so, to protect my assets I decided the best course of action was to buy a home warranty.I made a claim over the wint...

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