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Real Estate Agent - Re/Max Professional Associates - 74203
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) release June's sales result.   The news was very good.  Real estate prices are up, sales are up and inventory has increased.There were 6,208 sales in June 2015 vs 5,692 sales in June of 2014.  This represents a 9.1% increase.The prices in June of 20...
Much is being said about the "low ball" appraisals.  The appraiser's dilemma is that they have to report what has happened in the market.  They don't speculate and they sure as heck don't create values.  They only report what buyers and sellers are doing in the market place.  They have to use clo...
I am insatiably curious.  I guess that's why I have all these licenses that I use in the real estate profession.  Drones have got my attention for real estate use.  I have used Eric Bulling for drone videos and pictures.  He is awesome.  My intent is not to compete with him.  I just need to scrat...
We were dressed and ready to go out for a dinner & theater evening. We turned on a 'night light', turned the answering machine on, covered our pet parrot and put the cat in the backyard. We phoned the local taxi company and requested a taxi. The taxi arrived, and we opened the front door to leave...
Men Are Just Happier People :) What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack... You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt...
Active Rain is an amazing community.  I wrote some facts about flood insurance.  Rainers commented on real world happenings.  Why and how they and others are dealing with flood insurance issues.Some are being proactive.  They are not in high hazard flood zones.  They have decided to have flood in...
I went on the government site trying to get an idea of what is going on with insurance rates.  I am still waiting for a call back.  I did run across some interesting facts I thought I would share with you.According to the government all 50 states have experienced flash flooding in the past five y...
I am the first of the baby boomers.  I enjoyed the innocence of the 50's. I watched our country torn apart in the 60's & 70's  by the Viet Nam protests. Witnessed sitcoms that made fun of our foibles in the 70's and 80's.  Danced to Donna Summers and others during the disco era.  The 90's began t...
Subject:  Phenomenon I       this is the only time you will see this phenomenon in your life!                           August  2015   Sun Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat             1 2   3 4 5 6 7 8 9   10 11 12 13 14 15 16   17 18 19 20 21 22 23   24 25 26 27 28 29 30   31               August, in 2...
  ARLINGTON CEMETERY   Jeopardy Question:   On Jeopardy awhile back, the final question was "How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the tomb of the Unknowns?" All three contestants missed it! This is really an awesome sight to watch if you've never had the chance . Fascinating....

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Webster, Ma, Realtor
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