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By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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 If you get a chance to visit Sandusky, OH and Lake Erie, Cedar Point Amusement Park, is a DO NOT MISS destination.Thrill Seeker, Daredevil, Adrenalin Junkie.....You Won't Be DisappointedWater Rides, Water Park, Marina...Have At ItKiddieland, Camp Snoopy, Dinosaurs.....CheckLive shows, Craftsmen,...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John Fitzgerald KennedyWith a humble heart, I say "Thank You", to all who have served, are serving or will serve to preserve the freedoms I enjoy today.  Happy Veterans ...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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  When is that magical moment when you decide to hang up the keys, turn off the phone, sit back and watch the rest of the world go by.  Is it a moment?...or does it happen gradually.  How does one just let go of a passion.  I've been told that I'll know when it's time.When it's time, this is what...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
This is a photo of the quaint Lakefront Community of Old Plat in Huron, OH.  It embodies the essence of this humble community and it's precious resource.  If you look closely, you can see the "bones" of the world class Roller Coaster capital of the world, Cedar Point Amusement Park   

By Ann Steinemann, REALTOR, GRI, PPS
(Russell Realty,Westlake, Ohio 419-602-0339)
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                                                    I grew up on the shores of Lake Erie on the Cedar Point peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio. We lived on what is affectionately called the Chaussee aka Cedar Point Road. We were approximately one mile from the world-famous, Cedar Point Amusement Park. L...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD IN BERLIN HEIGHTS OHIO a repeat From the desk of the Fairy Housemother The Christmas Season…..that wondrous time of year where simple homes and neighborhoods morph into extraordinary displays of lights and sounds of the holiday. Children and adults alike delight in the...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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    Is Selling Real Estate an Aerobic Sport?   Here we are, in the middle of the Winter Olympics and I’m thinking….is there some kind of parallel between Selling Real Estate and an Aerobic Sport? I live and work in Northern Ohio.  We’ve had our share of Snow and Cold Emergencies this year.  The S...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Winter in Milan Ohio When most of us are holed up at home in front of the fireplace, there are others who are out enjoying the beauty of the season. I am grateful to Lori Lewis that she needed her special cup o’ joe from The Coffee Station in Milan Square.  She took a moment to share some of her ...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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                                                    ‘Tis the Season to be Merry and Bright in Berlin Heights, Ohio..…Right?............. I’m having trouble finding the Merry this Christmas Season.  I am a worrier…. Are you? Worry is a pointless, time-wasting, energy sapping endeavor…..I know this...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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    THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD IN BERLIN HEIGHTS OHIO From the desk of the Fairy Housemother The Christmas Season…..that wondrous time of year where simple homes and neighborhoods morph into extraordinary displays of lights and sounds of the holiday. Children and adults alike delight in the welc...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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 Berlin Heights, Ohio, Christmas Bazaar Berlin Heights, OH hosts an annual Christmas Bazaar every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  This year it was on November 23.It is held in the Edison Middle School Gym and always offers a variety of fun and different items for purchase.  It costs ju...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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I have been working with a client that just can't seem to find her "connection" with a house. After several weeks of searching, I received this email.....Dear Mary, I don't think I want to see any more houses because I'm just tired of being disappointed.....Oh dear, she's hit the wall.           ...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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I inherited this Christmas Cactus when my father died more than 15 years ago.  It blooms twice a year and each time, it is a sweet reminder of his love and continued presence in my life.                                                                                                               ...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Home For The Holidays Open House at Mulberry Creek HerbFarmis this weekend!Sat. Nov. 23rd 10 to 5:00Sun. Nov. 24th 10 to 4:00$100 drawing1:00 door swag classes each dayVendor selling baked goods, candles, refreshments, soap, wool goods, organic, beef, jewelry, doggie treats, children's books, aro...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Come join the Party in the Park.   Third Thursdays in Vermilion  Come out and enjoy the festivities.  Vermilion is situated on the scenic shores of Lake Erie.  It is well known for it's hospitality, quaint shops and good food.   Vermilion is easy to get to and is located between Cleveland and Tol...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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This Is What's Happening In Your Neck Of The Woods Berlin Heights and Milan Ohio                        Today- November 5, 2012 38 Active listings on the market ranging in price from $47,900 to $499,000 The average price is $141,691 with a mean of $138,000 The average home is approx. 1870 square ...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Ash Trees—Help Available Through WSOS   The first time I saw one, in 2008, I thought, “what a pretty bug”.  It was about ½  inch long and fluorescent green.  Little did I know……   Since then, the four acres of hardwoods that surround my home, have been heavily impacted by this “pretty bug”.    Th...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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How To Preserve Kale   One more food blog.   I am part of a C.S.A. (Community Supported Agriculture) Program with Mulberry Creek Herb Farm.   We had a pick up today and this was some of our haul.                         We have been getting a lot of Kale.  Not my favorite thing, but…it is wonderf...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Real Estate.com recently printed an article, Riding the Trillion-Dollar Real Estate Recovery Roller Coaster.  Are we in fact "coming out of it?" Or, do we still have a ways to go.  If Erie County, OH Short Sale Market is any indication, I say we still have a ways to go. Seller’s in the short sale...

By Mary M. Kandell
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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Enjoying the Fruits of Their Labor Our local C.S.A. program at Mulberry Creek Herb Farm is in their second quarter. Since it’s start up in the Spring of 2012, we have seen an increase in variety and quantity of produce.  During our scheduled pick up time, it is not uncommon to find one of the far...

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