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My best recent client story was last week when a client, who I helped buy a home over a year ago, thought to call me FIRST when they were having a "plumbing emergency". What great feedback on my level of customer service to simply be top of mind for them when picking up the phone for help! What a...
04/18/2008
3833 Fraser Street, Bellingham, Washington 98229 $300,0005 Bedroom Home walking distance to Parks5 Bedroom home on 1 1/2 lots nestled on quiet, dead-end street.  1 block to the trailheads of Whatcom Falls Park and a few blocks to summer-fun at Bloedel-Donovan.  For the location and sqft, this pri...
04/15/2008
1526 Silver Beach Road, Bellingham, Washington 98226  $400,000For a day at the Park...simply walk out your front door!A secret treasure awaits at the    doorstep of Whatcom Falls Park. Tucked on a private hilltop just outside the park entrance, a myriad of trails, creeks and recreation are yours ...
04/15/2008
"I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning."--J.B. PriestleyEvery new day is an opportunity to start FRESH.  To leave the absurdities, mistakes and failures of the past behind and wake u...
04/07/2008
 I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.-Martha Washington "1/2 empty" or "1/2 full"?  "Stuck in the mud" or "Even a muddy day hiking beats a day in the office"?  "This house won't sell" or "We are w...
04/06/2008
 I think it is up to the PROFESSIONAL REALTORS (those who are in it, and have been in it as a career) along with the PROFESSIONAL, HONEST, LENDERS to work diligently to help our current situation find its center again.  And I think we are up for the task.  This is the PERFECT TIME to study up on ...
04/03/2008
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Sorry about the "RANT!"  But after reading this LA Times Article, I had to let out some steam...Unfortunately, the folks who made hand-over-fist-money during the boom will be the only ones laughing when it all finishes falling down. (ie, the ULTRA-RICH lending tycoons who are the only ones TRULY ...
03/31/2008
 I rode the exercise bike this morning for an hour and a half. If it was a real bicycle, I would have been in Belgium by now.  - Allison Janney in The West WingI love this quote because it reminds me to evaluate whether-or-not my efforts are 'spinning my wheels' or if they are really moving me to...
03/13/2008
 Happiness is a direction, not a place.   - Sydney J. HarrisIf you are expecting the world to make you happy today, you will be dissappointed.  If you expect to go into the world and to choose to be happy today, you will find EXACTLY what you are looking for.Move in the direction of what you want...
03/13/2008
 Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.  - Ralph Waldo EmersonToday, I am on a roll!!  This is quote #3 today...I guess I have a message to send, and that is:GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY!!!Stop blocking your sunshine, stop creating shadows.  Be light and life.  ...
03/13/2008
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