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Sony CyberShot = Love my new toy! - 08/27/09 02:37 PM
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 = New Toy Last night, the husband and I ventured out to purchase a new camera for the sake of 'updating' our current point and clickers. Currently we've got a 4MP and 5MP camera... really a 4MP, since he can't seem to place his cords. With our weekend trip to celebrate our First Year Wedding Anniversary set to begin tomorrow, I figured we needed to get to action on a new cam. It was a story of He Said/She Said:She said: "Let's invest the money to get an SLR..."He said: "I want something small enough to carry and (7 comments)
In the world of Real Estate, we're often left alone to ponder new and exciting ways to reach out to potential Buyers or Sellers and steal their attention in hopes to motivate them to move off dead center and hire our amazing services. When thinking about this yesterday, my Broker and I carried on a back and forth banter about some issues and he used a particular comparison that caught my ear - he referenced the Fuller Brush Man.
Back in a simpler day, when sales were really door to door and not phone to phone or Mac to (6 comments)
McKinney Home Just Reduced! 2401 Monroe Drive - 08/21/09 04:40 PM
2401 Monroe Drive, McKinney, Texas 75070 Just Reduced almost $20,000! Ask me about this adorable four bedroom, two and a half bath home with two car garage in the Fountainview Addition of McKinney. This REO home, situated on a corner lot, has an inviting drive-up and stores plenty of living space at almost three thousand square feet! Enjoy entertaining in style at this one, with the large formal living and dining areas as well as the vaulted ceilings in family room and kitchen. Custom darkwood cabinetry and accents throughout could easily enhance any decor. And who doesn't like game night in (0 comments)
The highly anticipated Tax Free Weekend in Texas is upon us. Starting tomorrow, Friday August 21st through Sunday August 23rd, shoppers will get a break from all state and local taxes on select items. Texans know Tax Free Weekend as a chance to save money on common Back to School items including clothing and footwear priced under $100. This usually saves $8 to every $100 spent on applicable items. Tax Free Weekend also includes backpacks (defined as a pack with straps) as well as school supplies. Coming into effect this weekend, school (2 comments)
North Richland Hills Home On the Market! 6920 Glenhurst Drive - 08/18/09 11:43 PM
6920 Glenhurst Drive, North Richland Hills, Texas, 76182 Ask me about this charming three bedroom, two and a half bath home with one and a half garage spaces in North Park Estates of North Richland Hills. Too good to pass up, this great home features a trimmed drive-up, an open and bright kitchen, plenty of living space with a focal point brick fireplace, spacious bedrooms and other quality items. Looking for a big backyard? This home has you covered with plenty of room for the kids to play and enough land to host a backyard or two before the warm weather (0 comments)
In Loving Memory... - 08/17/09 04:38 PM
He was the reason for my venturing into Real Estate and was a teacher of so many wonderful things. He owned several businesses throughout his years, including a residential brokerage as well as venturing into commercial real estate and property management in D/FW for a short time.
I had just arrived back from a week long trip in Jamaica with a group of (future) family and friends. My husband wasn't able to take off time for the trip because of police training, but was there to pick me up from the airport. We got to our (then) apartment shortly (5 comments)
Dallas County School Information - 08/12/09 12:55 PM
Dallas County School Information - Public School Directory Schools in Dallas County, Texas are one of the shining reasons that many homebuyers choose the Dallas Metroplex to call home. With central location to many business and entertainment amenities, Dallas County Schools offer a variety of teaching practices and excellence throughout many of the various Independent School Districts. Are you asking, "How are schools in Dallas, Texas?" If you have a growing family (or are thinking about starting a family), there's no doubt that schools will be at the forefront of your thinking when searching for a home. Parents of Students within (0 comments)
Buying a Fixer Upper - 08/12/09 01:02 AM
Considering Buying a Fixer Upper? Watch this first... There are plenty of things to take into consideration when you face the thought of buying a Fixer Upper. Do you love old houses? Love a good project? Love to put your personal touch on a home and bring it from dingy to dreamy? Oftentimes, buying a fixer upper can afford you a great opportunity to realize the benefits of dedication and hard work. But do your research before buying a fixer upper! 1. Buying a Fixer Upper - Do the Math: If you are in it to win it, pay heed to (2 comments)
Kitchen Cleaning Tips - 08/05/09 08:12 AM
Tips for Cleaning the Kitchen - Spills, Drips and Drains How to Clean the Microwave - Place two halves of a lemon on a plate, cut side down. Add a few drops of water and microwave on high for one minute. Now the mess is easy to wipe down! How to Clear a Slow Drain - Pour half a cup of baking soda down the drain in question. Add half a cup of white vinegar and cover the drain. The mixture will foam for a bit and after a few minutes follow it up with eight cups of boiling water to (1 comments)
Top Real Estate Agent Myths - Realtor Misconceptions - 08/04/09 08:25 AM
Top Real Estate Agent Myths - To Protect and Serve (and Save) Oftentimes, we are taught the same values of our predecessors, family and friends. Their experiences have more of an impact on our perception than we would like to admit, and in many cases we let a sour turn of events impact not only our perception of that person, but that location, that company and that field of practice. Real Estate Agents have a bad rap, yes. But if you take the time to read this post, you'll learn quite the contrary about Real Estate Agents and our field of (1 comments)
Being a Realtor is being in the business of communication.
Let's be honest. We all have our weekends where we look forward to getting away from it all, whether that means a quick weekend trip with the family to an out of town destination or turning the cell phone on silent for an hour or two. We, as Real Estate Professionals, live our lives at the beck and call of Buyers and Sellers, who can sometimes have some unreasonable 'wants,' which in turn occupies our energy.
Growing up, I hated the phone. I didn't just not like it (2 comments)
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