Deb's Home Recycling (aka Residential Resale)

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My blog is as much about a philosophy of life and living as it is about real estate as a business. E.F. Shumacher subtitled his book SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL "Economics as if People Mattered" In the real estate industry we realize that people matter and that where they live matters. We now also have a larger responsiblity, I believe, to get them to consider HOW they live. Everyone in the developed world using less energy and resources makes it possible for those who have access to neither to experience a better life and to make the difference between their being able to having a roof overhead or not or for their children to eat or not. 
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Whatever you might think about Prince Charles his commitment to the environment is indisputable. Highgrove has been a model of sustainable agriculture for decades. He has funded many projects and foundations aimed at developing sustainable goals for many years. His philanthropy has mostly been ov...
02/09/2009
There is an ever growing selection of recycled materials that can be used in remodeling or building a home today. Before we look at those though, let's consider another form o recycling. I touched upon this is REUSE but if we consider recycling to be using an object or the materials from which an...
02/05/2009
February 12th is the date for the 12th Homelessness Marathon. This is not the kind of Marathon you might think of at first. No one has been in training to do long distance running for this event. The event in question is an annual 14-hour radio broadcast featuring the voices and stories of homele...
02/01/2009
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Okay, All I have to say about this post is that I wish I had written it myself! Great analysis ans clear thinking.Everybody knows the feeling. You're in the middle of a mess/puzzle/problem and think, "somebody has to have figured this out before." I had the sensation as I tried to figure out how ...
01/30/2009
Reuse seems simple enough. I suppose you might be able to consider the difference between "reuse" and recycle so just to be clear, when I use the term "reuse" I mean using a space or an item over again in the same or similar manner as it was originally used. The most obvious reuse, of course is p...
01/29/2009
  Share the Make It Right NOLA designs - Or Not?  Why should Brad Pitt be asked to share these designs with my community and how many could benefit from them?  Perhaps it is just my Contrarian nature, but I do not think he should .   Before you start wondering how many marbles I have left, let me...
01/26/2009
Reduce, Recycle, Reuse. We have all heard the slogan and hopefully most of u do something to try to apply it to our daily lives. How does it apply to housing? When people ask me what I do, I tell them that I recycle houses.  That is almost always good for some questions about what I mean. This se...
01/24/2009
I want to help call attention to this contest. The people who have donated their talents and time to creating these designs have given much already. Perhaps you can come up with a reason they need share with your community as well. Whether you can or not, I'd like to encourage you to contribute t...
01/21/2009
I was intrigued by an article in the NEW MEXICO BUSINESS WEEKLY about a local organization that assists the homeless to gain the skills, the assistance and the confidence they need to reclaim their lives. The event is billed as a STREET RETREAT and is being used mostly by spiritually based groups...
01/19/2009
 I think I just became a Conservationist. There is much fervor about developing new sources and using renewable energy, but recently I read an interesting article about conservation. the most important thought being the title of this post. There is a theory referred to as the Jevon's Paradoxwhich...
01/14/2009
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My blog is as much about a philosophy of life and living as it is about real estate as a business. E.F. Shumacher subtitled his book SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL "Economics as if People Mattered" In the real estate industry we realize that people matter and that where they live matters. We now also have a larger responsiblity, I believe, to get them to consider HOW they live. Everyone in the developed world using less energy and resources makes it possible for those who have access to neither to experience a better life and to make the difference between their being able to having a roof overhead or not or for their children to eat or not.