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By Keith Burke
(Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors)
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  40th Annual Way of Lights in Belleville, Illinois 20 November 2009 - 3 January 2010 442 S. De Mazenod Drive Belleville, Illinois 62223 This unique celebration of Christmas features a drive-thru light display, tree and wreath displays, an interactive children's village and puppet show, camel rid...

By Keith Burke
(Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors)
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Art Exhibit The Schmidt Art Center is hosting the Annual SWIC Faculty Art Show Schmidt Art Center Southwestern Illinois College November 12 - December 12 2009 Tues - Fri:  11 am - 5 pm Thur: 11 am - 8 pm Saturday:  10 am - 2 pm Closed Sunday, Monday and School Holidays For more info call:  (618) ...

By Paul Walker, Scott AFB IL Area Realtor
(Equity Fifty Five Realty, LLC)
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Belleville Real Estate and Homes For Sale Please click here to find your new home in Belleville Illinois Real Estate Belleville Illinois Real Estate. Use this real estate website to search all of the Scott AFB area real estate listings or homes for sale in St. Clair County and Madison County com...

By Tim Walsh
(Strano and Assc.)
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Hey folks, as the title may have hinted, this is my very first blog post. I was kind of living under a rock and just kind of woke up to the importance of blogging last week at the NAR Convention. Please, be patient! I am slow at learning new tricks but I hope to post some great content in the com...

By Tim Walsh
(Strano and Assc.)
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Hey folks, as the title may have hinted, this is my very first blog post. I was kind of living under a rock and just kind of woke up to the importance of blogging last week at the NAR Convention. Please, be patient! I am slow at learning new tricks but I hope to post some great content in the com...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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Attention Home Sellers - Make you listing Move In CertifiedWant to sell your listing faster with less hassle?Join the growing number of home sellers utilizing Move In Certified to sell their listing. Move In Certified generates more confidence with potential home buyers, thereby generating more o...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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By Harold I. LevineIn real estate transactions, some things never change. Sellers usually feel they've given their houses away, buyers believe they've paid too much, and realtors fear neither side will ever get to the closing table. There is, however, one thing that has been inconsistent in real ...

By Paul Walker, Scott AFB IL Area Realtor
(Equity Fifty Five Realty, LLC)
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                                                             Belleville Illinois Real Estate Housing StatisticsFrom the charts below we see that 491 homes sold in Belleville Illinois from 1/1/06 through 6/15/2006, compared to 435 total homes that have sold during the same period this year. The av...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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I thought you might be interested in this new catalog of my woodworking art. Five Star Woodworking is proud to announce the release of its summer of 2007 Wooden Pen Catalog.Click the following link    http://www.fivestarpi.com/FSLF/Catalog_2007.pdfClick this link if you need the latest version of...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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Space Weather News for May 31, 2007http://spaceweather.com/BLUE MOON & JUPITER: According to folklore, tonight's full Moon over North America is a "Blue Moon" because it is the second full Moon in a calendar month.  If you go outside to look at the Blue Moon, you'll see it has a companion: Jupite...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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I often get asked "How much does it cost to repair that?" Quite frankly, I don't know. I am a full-time, professional home inspector, and my Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice prevent me from working on properties that I have inspected, so I have no personal experience concerning how much i...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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It's a fact: all real estate has problems, even brand new construction that has never been lived in. As a friend of mine likes to say, "The Trojan Horse was brand new, but someone should have inspected it." The information contained in your email report shall be considered unreliable beyond the d...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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Primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, many electrical contractors used aluminum wiring instead of copper wiring as a way to save money and lower construction costs. However, a number of electrical fires have been attributed to aluminum wiring. Many building codes have been rewritten to not allow the ...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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It is that time of the year again, when the farm is bustling with life. Every year since I have lived in this little slice of paradise, the barn swallows show up in the spring. Not only do the show up, but they keep growing in numbers each year, making nest out in the horse barn.  Busy each day e...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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This post is dedicated to all those city folks out there.  On 05/26/07 I awoke to find the birth of an a-maize-ing plant, commonly referred to as corn. This is an update as to the growth over the past 4 days and some additional information concerning this a-maize-ing plant.  We have had some grea...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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This post is dedicated to all those city folks out there.  On 05/26/07 I awoke to find the birth of an a-maize-ing plant, commonly referred to as corn.  That's right I said corn, but before we go any futher, I know I am going to get ask; what does corn have to do with real estate?  Right?  Well, ...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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What makes a house a home? That is a great question and is probably different for everyone. A house is just a house, a home is what I make of it. A house is just a small part of what I consider to be a home.  A house is a place that I store my memories.  A home is a comfort zone for all of my bod...
On November 29, 2006 the St. Louis area was paralyzed by an awesome breath taking ice storm, yet it was the creepiest freakiest night of my life.  It all started about 7:00pm when the temperature was just right above freezing and the rain began to fall.  The wind was howling at 30 to 40 mph and t...

By Robert Cramer
(Five Star Property Inspections)
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Hello everyone,I have been a member of AR for a couple of months now, but never really formally introduced myself.  I also wanted to say hello to everyone and say thanks for all of the support I have received from this community.My name is Robert Cramer, but please call me Bobby.  I live in the s...

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