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By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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  Real or Personal Property . . .  Does It Belong to Me or You?  Erie/PA     Real or Personal Property...Does It Belong to Me or You? Erie/PA  The basketball hoop attached to garage was gift from my son's grandfather who is now deceased.  Can we take with us when we move? My wife's grandmother ga...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Real Estate Lunch & Learn with Margaret Rome's Radio Show Real Estate Lunch & Learn with Margaret Rome's Radio Show  Sunday, May 19, 2013 Noon - 1:00 My Real Estate Pre-license class has been busy covering the mandatory topics in Real Estate Fundamentals, but on breaks they have many questions ab...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Real Estate Class Takes Field Trip to Margaret Rome's Radio Show May 19, 2013 @ Noon/Sunday                            Erie, PA Real Estate Fundamentals class will take field trip to Margaret Rome's Radio Show on Sunday, May 19 to learn the in's & out's of being successful in Real Estate today. F...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Erie, PA Real Estate Class Begins May 11, 2013   Real Estate Fundamentals offers comprehensive overview of the technical and legal aspects of Real Estate.  The course includes:  Rights and interests in land How ownership is held Transfer of rights and interests Contract law Mortgages Fair housing...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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  Tickle My Fancy with Spring Beauty Tickle My Fancy with Spring Beauty One lone tulip is all I need to tickle my fancy after long, long, never ending winter and elusive spring.  Enjoy the beauty of my one and only tulip.  Finally the weather has improved in the northeast and I am dutifully watch...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Who Is More Important?  Air Travelers or Children?  Per Congress . . .      Who Is More Important?  Air Travelers or Children?  Per Congress and sequestration funding cuts Erie County, PA Health Department can no longer manage lead poisoning cases.  The CDC (US Center for Disease Control & Preven...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Meet a Few Fair Weather Friends Meet a Few Fair Weather Friends Unfortunately these are a few of my 'fair weather' friends. (Turtle, frogs, dragonfly and butterfly)  They only come to visit and decorate my gardens during the warmer months.  You could say that's rather 'cold-blooded' and yes, you ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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  Hop on for Ride of Your Life ~ Roller Coaster Weather  55---85---70---50---46---43---54---34---38---cool---warm---hot---warm---cool---cold---freezing---cloudyy---sunny---cloudy---dark---ominous----windy---blustry---SNOW----SNOW---SNOW----SUN   Hop on for Ride of Your Life ~ Roller Coaster Weat...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Egg-Drop Tragedy Tragedy at base of massive oak tree amongst the beauty of spring daffodils ended the life of a baby robin even before it began.  Between the rain, snow and wind I ventured out to see how my daffodils were surviving a late winter storm only to discover a robin's egg that had fall...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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The Hunt Is on:  I Hear Him, but I Can't Find Him For several days I have heard the loud flicker-like cuk, cuk, cuk, cuk, rising & falling in volume and pitch in the woods near my house.  Camera and binoculars in hand but I can't find the PILEATED WOODPECKER.  My trusted bird books tell me that t...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Afternoon Visitor Look who walked past my kitchen window looking for a handout. Perhaps Mrs. Turkey will decidethe grub is pretty good and build her nest nearby. Other years we have had as many as three hens andthirteen chicks visit our backyard.So entertaining. I will keep my camera handy for fu...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Wander Dust vs Home Sweet Home As many of you know I love to travel, but I will always say, 'Home Sweet Home.'     Nothing beats seeing 'Pennsylvania Welcomes You' even if the weather is cold & rainy.  Yes, it was 85 degrees yesterday in South Carolina and 45 degrees when we arrived at the PA bor...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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 Tickle my Fancy ~ Happy Saturday       So anxious for spring that I will stop in my tracks to take photos of spring flowers.  Found these tulips this morning as we walked out of motel on mountain top in West Virginia. Just what I needed to Tickle my Fancy ~ Happy Saturday.

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Friday Humor: Used House CHEEEP! Wonder who owns this beautiful, warm, dry domicle.  Obviously last year's occupants have abandoned the property.  Maybe 'adverse possesion' time frame applies at this rest stop along highway.  (While sitting at picnic table somewhere in NC the kids spotted the ne...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Are You Ready for Spring?     Are you really, really ready for spring? Spring has been somewhat elusive in most of the country.   Here is sight to raise your spirits.  Yes, spring is coming to your area and mine.  However, I found these in North Carolina not Erie, PA.   (Here is another attempt ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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'We Make Marines' Congrats TJ White   Congratulations TJ White, PFC US Marine Corps.  We are so proud of you & can't wait to see you tomorrow for Family Day.  Driving 800+ miles to Parris Island, SC with your brothers,  Hunter, 11, and Jacob, 6, was quite a trip. Can't remember how many times Ja...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Is the Weatherman Just Teasing US?     One warm day, two cold days.  One sunny day, two or three cloudy days.  And today it is sunny but COLD.  What's with the weatherman's forecast this year?  However, I found several crocuses that snuck up over night.                                            ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Does Your Business Plan Include Social Media?   Don't tell me you think Social Media is a BIG waste of time.  Social Media is just silly pictures, dumb jokes and people posting their boring, daily habits i.e. 'I'm tired. I am going to bed now.' . . . 'Another terrible day at work.'               ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Erie/PA Real Estate Classes 2013 Pennsylvania Real Estate License Requirements 18 years old 30 hours Fundamentals class 30 hour Practice class Pass PA exam Criminal background check   Alan Kells School of Real Estate Classes 1-412-967-0240 EBCO Park 2820 West 21st Street Erie, PA 16506     Classe...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Out on a Limb    I am speechless just watching Skywalker Tree Service cut down two trees in front of my house.  All day I have heard the noise of saws and chipper instead of the birds visiting the feeders outside my kitchen window.  Periodically I venture outside to check on the progress then hur...

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