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RECENT BLOG POSTS
What you don't know about carrying costs can hurt you! WHAT ARE CARRYING COSTS?  CARRYING COSTS ARE THE COST OF KEEPING YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET AND READY TO SHOW WHILE IT IS FOR SALE. CARRYING COSTS INCLUDE: THE BIG THREE!  NO WIGGLE ROOM! 1.  MORTGAGE   2.  TAXES 3.  INSURANCE   SURELY THAT IS ...
09/23/2011
      My Favorite Abilene Chinese Restraruant is SzeChuans.  I  had lunch there today and feeling a little adventurous asked for medium spicy SzeChuan Chicken, but it was a little TOO SPICY for me.  NEXT TIME, I will stick with MILD! The weather was delightful today, and gave a great photo oppor...
09/22/2011
Warning, what you are about to hear will shock you.  You may be thinking that this has nothing to do with you, but  check your ELECTRIC BILL anyway!   In July, I turned on the electricity at a rental for 6.9 cents per kilowat hour and paid $57 for the first bill partial month of July.  Imagine th...
09/21/2011
#1  Pier One is  a good source of Wicker, seaasonal decor items and tableware such as placemats, napkins and  napkin rings.  All it takes for a seasonal look is for a round decorative plate placed on a plate stand with a silk plant and a candle to stage a kitchen counter vignette.   #2  Target -...
09/20/2011
How long is too long to keep customers on hold?   I once worked in an office and waa expected to pick up the phone before the 3rd ring.           Now it seems that an electric provider that I called today hasn't gotten the same phone etiquette instructions. After being on hold for 15 minutes for ...
09/19/2011
VACANT DOESN'T MAKE IT; STAGE IT! ONE EMPTY BEDROOM LOOKS JUST ABOUT ANY OTHER EMPTY B EDROOM.  ONE MAY BE A NEWER OR OLDER CONSTUCTION, BIGGER OR SMALLER CLOSET BUT A LOT OF BEDROOMS ARE NEUTRAL BLAND WHEN LEFT EMPTY.   EMPTY BEDROOM LOOKS LIKE MANY OTHER ROOMS - (except for the ladder that snea...
09/18/2011
I DIDN'T DECLUTTER, I DEJUNKED!   BACK 4 MONTHS  ago in MAY,  PRIOR TO THE MARATHON 100 DEGREE DAYS, I HAD A  person help me rearrange my stuff and  have a small garage sale,  BUT I NEVER FINISHED DEJUNKING AND it was always too hot even at 7:00 in the morning!   Yes, you guessed some stuff went ...
09/17/2011
Downtown Photos taken 9/16/2011. The Paramount is on the left  just past N 3rd and Cypress.       The Grace Musuem is on the corner of the N lst and Cypress and is an Abilene Historical Landmark.   The musuem is the previous Grace Hotel.    The Grace could be Abilene's best attraction.  There is ...
09/16/2011
NEED TO RENT OR LEASE - CARLSON PROPERTIES CAN HELP YOU!   Today, all my properties are leased; HOWEVER, as some of my units are month-to-month, it never hurts to check in with me from time to time.  I have several nice homes that I manage from modest to executive-sized, so it never hurts to chec...
09/15/2011
    This is a rattan tray, plate, pitcher with 2 pear candles and some greenery to round the corner of the kitchen counters.  WITH PLATE WITHOUT PLATE     SIMPLEST OF ALL. GREENERY AND 2 PEARS AND PITCHER..  OF COURSE FRESH FRUIT WOULD BE NICE, BUT DOESN'T WORK FOR A VACANT HOUSE.   THE PITCHER W...
09/14/2011
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