Ponderings of local Realtor, Lindsey Hasford. Keeping up with the journey of real estate and the changes in the marketplace. Read on for antidotes, stories, statistics and encouragement in the journey of home buying, selling and life in general.
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Driving around yesterday and today I was admiring how beautiful the colors on the trees still remain. They are holding their vibrancy this season. I read once that the cloudy days pronounce the colors, but for the life of me I cannot remember why. Judging from the color I've been seeing on these...
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