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Yes, I'm a realtor and my son used Craigslist to find a rental. He, trying to be Mr. Independent, called the listing on Craigslist and set up an appointment to go see the listing. Maybe, since the property was so far away from me, he was trying to spare Mom the travel time. When he did call me...
My husband and I live in MD. We own a house in Florida and we are currently renting it. We need to find out how short we are for a short sale. Can anyone please send me a comparative market value for 1353 SW Axtell, Port St Lucie, FL 34953? Thank you ahead of time for the help. My email is g...
The most famous reindeer of all. Did you know that this song was written from a story that was told to a little girl so that she could get to know her mom who was dying of cancer. The family in 1938 had a mother, Evelyn, who was dying from cancer. Barbara, the little girl, was only 4. Her mot...
You will be extremely proud to live in this beautiful, large, professionally landscaped, (not shown in picture)CBS, 4 BR/3B Tropical Rembrandt model. This home was built in 2006 and has a Roman arched entry from the living area to the kitchen/family room area with center island, open fl plan, flo...
The Columbia Association in Columbia, MD is the largest Homeowners' Association in the country. It provides hundreds of programs and services. Columbia was James Rouse's brain child. He said, "There really can be no other right purpose of community except to provide an environment and an oppor...
You can say "Merry Christmas" to me. I won't be offended. I'm kind of fed up with the "Happy Holiday" stuff. Its Christmas. Its Hanukkah. Why not celebrate it. Why not shout it from the roof tops. Some of the happiest moments of my life are wrapped up in the holiday season. I would ventur...
Yes, I was not out showing houses nor was I out getting a listing. I actually did some living life today. It was a beautiful day in MD. My husband and I decided to take a ride to Sugar Loaf Mt. I used my GPS to get there and it used an interesting route to get us to our destination. Once the...
Employment showed a gain of 166,000 in payroll in October, which followed a gain of 296,000 over the 3rd quarter. The third quarter GDP increased 3.9% despite another drop in home construction. It seems like inflation remains in check for another period of time. Whew! Thank God.Regarding the s...
Besides changing those filters, here a few things to add to winterizing your home. Wrap the hot water heater in an insulating jacket. This can actually save energy costs. Check exterior light bulbs. With it getting dark earlier, its nice to have a light to get into the house. Timers are grea...
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation: for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company." George Washington, Gina Gulliford, Long & Foster, Columbia, MD