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By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Dear Friends of Animals, PETLAND a national pet chain has been uncovered by the The Humane Society of the United States as a huge outlet for puppy mill puppies. The Humane Society of the United States is collecting signatures on a petition to stop PUPPY MILLS. They have filed a class action lawsu...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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   MAKE LIKE A DETECTIVE   In the first installment of this series we touched on identifying the reasons your home did not sell.  We advised that to be successful it was necessary to ferret out the obstacles to the sale. The list of everything that could be considered is extensive.  It would be i...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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REVIVE YOUR EXPIRED LISTING ~ TURN IT INTO A SALE!   Your home has not sold.  Your listing expired without a single interested buyer.       Your plans to move are on hold.  You are frustrated, upset and perhaps a little mad. I'm sorry your home did not sell.   Maybe you think it was bad timing in...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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My husband discovered this recipe.  It really tastes great and is ready in a jiffy.  Spicy but not over powering. My husband and I have different time schedules and different dietary considerations.  We eat dinner together about 3 nights a week.  I usually eat long before he comes home. When he m...

By Jayne Vaughan, ABR,SRS,CNE
(Re/Max Home Team)
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                                                 RELIABLE ABSTRACT AND TITLE COMPANY     For more than 30 years RELIABLE ABSTRACT COMPANY has been delivering competent, dependable and efficient services for the procurement of REAL ESTATE TITLE INSURANCE.   RELIABLE ABSTRACT COMPANY does not charg...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO QUALIFY FOR THE $8,000.00 STIMULUS!   If you are considering taking advantage of the $8,000.00 stimulus to assist with the purchase of your first home ~ time is running out. On May 1stof this year a new regulation HVCC became law.  HVCC stands for Home Valuation Code of Con...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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CARAVIA'S FRESH GOURMET FOODS ~ CLARKS SUMMIT PA   Welcome to Caravia's Fresh Foods in Clarks Summit, Pa.  This is one of our personal favorite eating experiences.  Conveniently located on Northern Boulevard in Clarks Summit, Pa. On any day you will find the most delectable selection of natural a...

By Jayne Vaughan, ABR,SRS,CNE
(Re/Max Home Team)
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    Mannings Ice Cream and Milk has been a local favorite in the Scranton area for years.   Mannings Farm is a small family owned dairy business in North East Pennsylvania.    Their milk and Ice Cream products are well known in the area.  Mannings farm maintains 75 Holstein cows.  The farm grows...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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IRS filed fraud charges against a buyer and their accountant for making a fraudulent Home Buyers Stimulus claim. Be sure you discuss the qualifying factors of this credit, with a good financial adviser before you buy a home or file with the IRS.  One factor is misunderstood by many people who hav...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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THIS BIRD IS A PROUD SYMBOL OF OUR FREEDOM    WILL IT CONTINUE TO HAVE MEANING IN THE FUTURE? Is Washington listening to you?  Is your government moving in a direction that you approve? Are you ready for Health Care Reform?  Are you aware there is a provision for "End of Life Discussions" that ou...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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For years I've been complacent about my car insurance. Renewing with the same national company year after year out of pure laziness. Each year my policy would go up a one, two or three hundred dollars. When I would question the cost the agent would tell me that costs had gone up within the entire...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Our office handles a lot of HUD properties.  Every month or so I get a call from someone professing to be a real estate investor.  They want to buy a couple of houses every month for cash. They have assembled a list of 25 properties from Realtor.com they want me to show. They range in price from ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Many years ago when I was a single young woman, married friends of mine had an out of town emergency.  They asked me to take care of their 3 children ages 7, 9 and 11 years old.  Panic!  I never had a babysitting job as a teen let alone have 3 kids for 3 days. My cooking expertise was limited to ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Just watched a news article about a really worthwhile program to help our disabled vets become more self sufficient. VETERANS HELPING TODAY'S RETURNING HEROS They provide trained service dogs to assist paralyzed or wheelchair bound vets. Currently there is no government funding available for this...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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               "Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...                    It's about learning to dance in the rain." Rather simple but it makes a point.  I subscribe to a newsletter and website that you might find interesting.  www.simpletruths.com  by Mac Anderson. The messages are...

By Todd Jones
(Weichert Realtors - Hibble & Associates)
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Lately is seems my posts are including lists. I guess that is they way my thoughts have been flowing recently.Lets talk about KEY MARKET FACTORS. I would like to hear from readers on your thoughts and the importance of each. So, give you mind a little workout and think about a property you are tr...

By Todd Jones
(Weichert Realtors - Hibble & Associates)
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This post is meant for Realtors, who deal with, and Home Owners who are trying to sell or thinking of selling their homes on their own.Why should home owners use a Realtor when trying to sell their homes? A valid question that I just happen to have the answer for. Last post I had a top ten list. ...

By Todd Jones
(Weichert Realtors - Hibble & Associates)
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WHAT DO YOU DO THAT SETS YOU APART FROM THE OTHERS IN YOUR FIELD?It is a simple question that some have a hard time answering. If you want to succeed, really succeed, you have to have a plan in place to do it. Setting yourself apart, even if it by simple things, will give you an edge in any marke...

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