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By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 17
Effective tonight in New York State the amended "Move Over Law" goes into effect.  This same requirement now applies to snowplows, tow trucks, emergency vehicles, highway crews and their vehicles and any vehicles flashing amber lights. If you can't safely move over YOU MUST slow down.  This law i...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 22

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 6
    December 2011  Market Update One of the key drivers of homes sales, the employment rate, is beginning to show promising signs of a turnaround. The four-week average for jobless claims, as of November 19, was 394,250, a drop of 3,250 from the previous four weeks, and at the lowest levels since...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 9
One of my favorite things about holidays are the displaying of the holiday lights.  Whether outdoors as decoration or inside on a tree they can always elicit ooohs and ahhhs as they twinkle in different sizes, shapes and colors.  With the introduction of LED lighting it has made decorating a litt...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 23
May your stuffing be tasty May your turkey plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs! ~Author Unknown   Enjoy your family and friends today for they are our world and be grat...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 27
Are you a parent or artist who is overrun with crayons that are too small to use?  NEVER THROW AWAY CRAYONS AGAIN.  Crazy Crayons recycles unwanted or unusable crayons collected in the National Crayon Recycling Program.  As of this month, November 2011, they have collected over 75,000 pounds of u...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 18
I saw this come across on Twitter the other day and thought it was worth the post.  This is someone who saw an animal in trouble and not only took the time to help but caused himself some discomfort in the process.  And for those that ride you know that this was no small feat to put an animal lik...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 13
Today is "Make a Difference Day" which was first started in 1990.  Make a Difference Day is always the fourth Saturday in October.  This is a national day devoted to helping others by doing volunteer work in your community.  It can be anything you choose to do as long as you are helping someone e...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 3
Yesterday on October 15, 2011 was the first of what will be an annual event in downtown Goshen, New York.  It was the Light The Night fund raising walk for Leukemia and Lymphoma.  It was quite cold and there was a pretty strong wind, probably our first real day of fall but that didn't stop everyo...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 7
    October 2011  Market Update Despite some pessimism pertaining to the global and domestic economies, the U.S. housing sector continues to show promising signs of stability and growth.  Low levels of new home construction and gaining sales volume fueled by an inventory of affordable housing sin...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 14
As most of you know I have some wonderful animals right up the street from my house.  When I went by there yesterday the zebra which is usually too far from the road was a little closer than usual.  Unfortunately no matter what I did I couldn't get him to look my way.   Not having much of a voice...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 20
All of us have some sort of TechnoTrash laying around at home even if it is just a few old keyboards or mouses that don't work anymore.   Where are you supposed to send old electronics that is safe and green?  GreenDisk will take all of your computer related waste and recycle it for you from your...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 22
Fighting Hunger is a world wide effort.  The AmpleHarvest.org Campaign is a multifunctional organization that allows local gardeners to donate their surplus whether large or small which is then routed to local Food Pantries.  If you are a family with a garden and you wind up with too many tomatoe...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 22
Photos by Debra Walsh, Copyright © 2011 Debra Walsh. All Rights Reserved.  These photos may not be reproduced, used or transmitted without the express, written permission of Debra Walsh of Keller Williams Realty in Goshen, New York.  If you would like to use an image please contact me directly. ...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 20
Government stimulus funds are allocated for small businesses and not-for-profits to receive free, no obligation, on-site energy audits to help analyze their energy usage and recommend cost effective improvements.  The intent of the funding is to help you and your community: Save energy and reduce...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 7
    September 2011  Market Update The U.S. housing market has shown notable stability in 2011 compared to the previous two years when the tax credit made a clear impact. Although recent economic indicators have been less than expected, including a downward revision of GDP and consumer confidence ...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 7
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Karen G. Mills issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in New York that were affected by Hurricane Irene that began on Aug. 26. “The U.S. Small Business Administration is s...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 9
New York State Fair runs through September 5, 2011 with a Tractor Pull & Demolition Derby this weekend Woodstock - New Paltz Arts & Crafts Fair runs through September 5, 2011 with special Labor Day weekend attractions Woodstock Shakespeare Festival runs through September 4, 2011 Hudson River Crui...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 14
I think this is going to be one of the best apps ever.  It is called the CHILD ID app.  It is created by the FBI and it will store photos and information about your children so it is right on hand in one of the biggest emergencies: ABDUCTION.  It will allow you to show pictures and physical ident...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
Comments 3
    August 2011  Market Update The U.S. housing market has shown increased stability in home sales during 2011 compared to the previous year. Home prices are up 18% since their low in February. Signs of recovery remain mixed in the economy—employment and GDP came in less than expected while the s...

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