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Friday's Foto: Family fun in a pose . Here is my grand-daughter Alexis. She is one of four children .I do not usually get to take her picture alone when the other children are home .They all like to pose for the camera .It reminds me when I was small and my big sister used to take my picture The big difference we had to wait for the film to be developed. It is so nice to have a fun family pose .These are moments you always remember (23 comments)
Friday funnies : Stranger than fiction Lincoln & Kennedy - 07/29/11 12:52 PM
Friday funnies : Stranger than fiction Lincoln & Kennedy Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. Both wives lost their children while living in the White House. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both Presidents were shot in the head . Now it gets really weird. Lincoln 's secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln . Both were assassinated by Southerners. Both were succeeded by Southerners (6 comments)
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Coming to Phila and Surrounding Area's - 07/28/11 10:54 PM
This movie may very well be the Summer blockbuster "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" coming to theaters August 5th 2011 . I will never forget the original "Planet of the Apes"..I saw it in 1968 on the big screen in theaters .I was amazed! I still watch this movie with the legendary Charlton Heston. "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is set in present day San Francisco,The film is a reality based cautionary film ..warning WETA digital employs ground breaking technologies.The Apes will be photo realistic Apes rather then costumed actors This movie should be a blockbuster hit (15 comments)
Yummy Chicken Casserole - 07/25/11 11:41 AM
We lead busy lives Here is a recipe that is sure to PLEASE YUMMY CHICKEN CASSEROLE It is a recipe that is quick, easy, and sure to PLEASE This DISH will not last long in my house! Via Will Hamm Real Estate in Colorado (Cornerstone Homes Realty/Metro Brokers): My mother use to make this and I have always passed this on to friends when they ask for the recipe. Yummy Chicken Casserole 1 10 0z pkg. frozen chopped broccoli 2 tsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. butter 2 cup diced cooked chicken 2 tbsp. flour 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sauteed 1/2 tsp. (7 comments)
Speechless Sunday : Rain Cools Heat Wave Torresdale Philly Pa 19114. Yes it really poured and the temperatures came down from 100 to the mid 80's in the Torresdale section of Phila Pa in zip code 19114 .This picture is State rd and is overlooking Bakers Bay Condos . The sound of the rain and the breaking of the heat wave this Sunday leaves me rather Speechless in Philly Thinking of Buying or Selling your Home? Call me ! 215 820 3376 215 953 8800
Friday's Fotos : Philly Heat Wave Splish Splash Stay Cool in the pool. It is record breaking temperatures 103 degrees . This was the way to stay cool in the pool with lots of sunscreen being reapplied throughout the day . Splish Slashing in the pool was the way we stayed cool with lots of smiles and fun ! (17 comments)
Heat Wave Phila Pa Record Temperatures Over 100 Degrees - 07/22/11 11:03 AM
Heat Wave ! Stay Cool in Phila Pa has had record breaking temperatures a real Heat wave! Today weatherman say's it will reach 102 degrees . Stay cool! Perhaps the best time to show homes is in the early mornings . Sellers please be aware that it is best to have the A/C on in a heat wave for youself as well as a potential buyer. Drink Lots of WATER There is nothing worse than showing vacant homes with no A/C on in a heat wave. I have been advising my sellers to put the air on. In my humble opinion (6 comments)
Friday Funnies : What is it - 07/22/11 09:55 AM
Friday Funnies: What is it Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one Michael J. Fox has a small one. Madonna doesn't have one. The Pope has one but doesn't use it. Clinton uses his all the time. Obama is one. Mickey Mouse has an unusual one. Liberace never used his on women.. Jerry Seinfeld is very, very proud of his. Cher claims that she took on 3. We never saw Lucy use Desi's. What is it? Answer below! (this is pretty good ) A Last NAME What Did You Think It was? Get your Mind Out of the Gutter!!!! author unknown
5 Reasons Why Using A Local Agent Is Better - 07/21/11 06:05 PM
Think carefully before you chose an agent to represent you Do I chose a Local Agent or a Agent Licensed to sell anywhere in the Area Here are some thinks to consider before you chose your agent Via Dan and Amy Schuman- Cleveland OH Luxury Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty Greater Cleveland): 5 Reasons Why Using A Local Agent Is Better
Local agents know their towns better than anyone else. We firmly believe that using a local Realtor® is in your best interests and in this post we will give you reasons why local is the only way to go. (3 comments)
Joke of the day: Slim Fast and Miracle Grow - 07/21/11 08:11 AM
One evening a Husband, thinking he was being funny, said to his wife, 'Perhaps we should start washing your clothes in 'Slim Fast'. Maybe it would take a few inches off of your butt!'His wife was not amused, and decided that she simply couldn't let such a comment go unrewarded. The next morning the husband took a pair of underwear out of his drawer. 'What the Heck is this?' he said to himself as a little 'dust' cloud appeared when he shook them out. 'April', he hollered into the bathroom, 'Why did you put Talcum Powder in my underwear?' She replied with a snicker. (7 comments)
Wordless Wednesday: Perfect Trim Riversbend Torresdale Phila Pa .Even in this heat wave where the temperatures are soaring in the high 90's and may reach 100 degrees these bushes and shrubs are perfectly manicured.the lawns are well kept .My my to much for words this Wednesday and this is a pet friendly community RiversBend in the Torresdale section of Phila Pa . (7 comments)
June Market Report 2011 trend "video" Sales Trend - 07/20/11 02:37 PM
June Market Report 2011 Trend "video" Sales .Inventory is high and it is still a buyers market.Inventory is the 2nd highest in seven years . It is a very strong buyers market .Last year 2010 we had a strong first half because of the tax credit this year we are down from last year by approx 21% .Prices are also down from 4.6% . All Counties and local Trend MLS areas are reported different and localized.
Brad Anderson sent us A Secret Recipe Let's see How to Maximize Your Pezi.com Presentations I missed his first post on this powerful powerpoints "The Secret Recipe"
Via Brad Andersohn (Zillow - Outreach Manager): How To Maximize Your Prezi.com Presentations - "The Secret Recipe" A couple months ago I mentioned a site called Prezi.com and shared a post on Activerain called Prezi Presentations - Take Your Powerpoints to the Next Level. Though that post didn't receive many comments or reblogs, I still believe in their product and feel strongly that with some creative thought and application, this could be (1 comments)
Captain America The First Avenger Coming Phila and Bucks County July 22,2011 - 07/19/11 03:46 PM
Captain America The First Avenger Coming to Phila and Bucks County July 22,2011. This Summer blockbuster features the Marvel Comic The Worlds First Avenger Captain America .Coming to a Theater near You in the Worlds Darkest Hours ! Be Sure to check local times in your area . Captain America The First Avenger July 22,2011 another Summer Sci Fiction Check local listings for theaters near you
Think of buying or selling call me we can make a video experience of your home ! I get the job done with a smile and experience! HelpfulHannah (6 comments)
Choosing a wife A man wanted to get married. He was having trouble choosing a wife among three likely candidates. He gives each woman a present of $5,000 and watches to see what they do with the money. The first does a total makeover. She goes to a fancy beauty salon, gets her hair done, new makeup; buys several new outfits and dresses up very nicely for the man. She tells him that she has done this to be more attractive for him because she loves him so much. The man was impressed. The second goes shopping to buy the (11 comments)
1ST ANNUAL ACTIVERAIN TALENT COMPETITION!!! - 07/18/11 10:29 AM
Oh Boy ! The First ANNUAL ACTIVE RAIN TALENT COMPETITION! Another Contest ! We Just ! Love Contests! This one looks like Fun too! Don't Post it here ! Post it on the Original ! This is a Re-blog Reminder Via Stacey Smith - Dana Point Real Estate Agent (CA Coastal Estates, Inc.): 1ST ANNUAL ACTIVERAIN TALENT COMPETITON!!!
In order to promote the new VBLOGGERS group and also warm more people up to the idea of video blogging, we are proud to announce Activerain's 1st Annual Talent Competiton! So now you are probably thinking to yourself... Hmmmm.. I'm not sure I really (8 comments)
The need for blood does not take a summer vacation The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive on August 05, 2011 from 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM. The drive will be held at Bucks County Association of Realtors Please show your support and schedule your donation today. Contact Kelly Wenhold Director Member services Bucks County association of Realtors Your support could save a life (215) 956- 9176 The need for blood does not take a summer vacation (5 comments)
Joke of the Day : Four Kids go to Church - 07/14/11 08:29 AM
Four LITTLE kids were concerned because they couldn't get anyone to play with them They decided it was because they had not been baptized and didn't go to Sunday school So they went to the nearest church. But, only the janitor was there. One little boy said, "We need to be baptized because no one will come out and play with us. Will you baptize us?" Sure," said the janitor. He took them into the bathroom and dunked their little heads in the toilet bowl, one at a time. Then he said, "You are now baptized!" When they got outside, (7 comments)
Wordless Wednesday : Torresdale Sky at Dusk with Mr Moon. It was such a lovely evening when I returned from the office I had to stop and take a picture .There is the moon just staring to appear above the clouds at dusk. it is very small but full .Mr Moon in the sky in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia Pa at Dusk on a warm summer night .You really don't need words do you .
Top-secret FBI houses are too much trouble to show! - 07/13/11 09:28 PM
Here is a Wonderful Explanation of How Real Estate Agents Think! Sellers if your Home is on the Market Make it Easy For Agents To Show Your Home To Buyers! You Don't Want it Kept in the Top Secret FBI FILE Via Rose King / Friendswood / Pearland Homes (United Texas Realtors): My good friend Pam Miller had a house listed one time that she nick-named "The FBI House". There was no sign in the yard because the owner didn't want the neighbors to know she was selling her house. I tried to show it several times, but the owner kept declining (4 comments)
Phone Home ET-X The ET Sequel Movie "Video" Preview Trailer Summer 2011. Wow how many of you remember the original classic movie ? After all these years there is a sequel with some of the same cast all grown up. It seems E.T. has come back to warn his friends that Earth is in Danger. This Time it Will Not Be So Easy To Phone HoME THANKS TO GAMERSMUSIC1
Check local listings for theaters near you
Think of buying or selling call me we can make a video experience of your home ! (3 comments)
Postlets Pro is Now FREE - How To Post Your Listings - 07/13/11 11:39 AM
Look at this! Have you ever used POSTLETS? Well Now POSTLET PRO is FREE! If you have used POSTLETS before try PRO you will be Pleased Via Brad Andersohn (Zillow - Outreach Manager): Getting exposure to a sellers property is obviously a no-brainer, but simplifying the process, and finding more efficient ways that cost less that get you a higher return on your investment and efforts is just plain smart. That's why I'm happy to announce that the Postlets Pro program is now free. That's right, we are opening up this program, which was previously a paid subscription-ONLY program, to everyone for (5 comments)
Delaire Landing is a Waterfront Gated community and is a lovely place to live.There are many different styles and prices to choose from; to fit most budgets and desires. There are many activities here including two riverside pools.A fantastic clubhouse ,tennis courts and much more
For more info on what is available or to tour the area please call (12 comments)
Happy 40th Birthday John Tinelli Best Son in Law Bensalem Pa - 07/10/11 11:53 PM
Happy 40th Birthday John Tinelli Best Son in Law Bensalem Pa .How often can one be so lucky to have a wonderful son in law like mine. Look at the beautiful grandchildren I have and how much they love him. He is a great father a fantastic husband. A super brother in law. We are so blessed to have him in our family. There is nothing he would not do for anyone if you ask him. Today is his birthday and he is 40 years young. Happy birthday John Tinelli! (6 comments)
Diary of a REALTOR® Contest: Why I Chose Real Estate! - 07/09/11 12:46 PM
Oh How Wonderful A Contest We All Love Contests ! This Looks Like a Really Fun One Too! Everyone Is A WINNER Just Tell Your Story : Why I Chose Real Estate ! Diary of a REALTOR® group is having a contest! Contest Title: Why I Chose Real Estate! Via Deb Brooks, Lake Conroe Real Estate, 936-661-2624: Diary of a REALTOR® group is having a contest! Contest Title: Why I Chose Real Estate!
The title seems simple but could prove to be a real challenge! Diary of a Realtor® wants to help you create a post that can (5 comments)
EVER WONDER .....Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin? You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes? Why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff?! Why don't sheep shrink when it rains? Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together? I like this one!!!If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress? If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?
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Rivers Bend Condos Pet friendly Phila Pa Available Market Report - 07/07/11 10:00 PM
Rivers Bend Condos Pet friendly Phila Pa Available Market Report.There are eight Condo units for sale in Rivers Bend as of July 2011 as per the Trend MLS. Rivers Bend is located in the Torresdale section of Phila Pa in the 19114 zip code and is a Pet friendly Condo Community. It allows dogs . There are three styles to choose from . All twin units come standard 2BR and 2 baths some have lofts on the second floor( B units) some do not.The first floors (A units) have lower levels . All the units have a garage and laundry room. (6 comments)
4th of July Fantastic Festival,Concert,Magical Fireworks in Philadelphia Pa This year it is presented by WaWa . Looking where to Come and Celebrate America's Birthday . Come down to Philly and see the Roots ,Earth Wind and Fire .Michael McDonald,Sarah Barielles,and DJ Jazzy Jeff for a Great Concert Begins at 8:30 Pm and magical tecno fireworks ! bring your own chairs location: Benjamin Parkway
Unenforceable contracts - 07/03/11 11:11 AM
I did enjoy reading this POST I think it was made CLEAR Simple English for anyone to Understand Sometimes we need to Refresh Our Minds Of course all Laws vary from State to State Via Captain Wayne Rowlett (Rowlett Real Estate School LLC): An unenforceable contract is a contract that cannot be proved or will not be recognized by a court. A contract may be unenforceable because it is not in writing, the statute of limitations has passed or because the property is destroyed. Contracts that involve a transfer of real property must be in writing and signed (0 comments)
A Home Inspectors job is not an easy job. He inspects what is working , not working and how to maintain the home . Not to alarm the buyer or speculate .Mr Home Inspector the buyers are buying a used home. They are not buying a brand new home . The buyers agent should accompany the buyer to the Home Inspection.This would clear up any questions the buyer may have at the time of the inspection. It Certainly makes the buyer feel more comfortable . Home Inspections are written up in a way that if the agent has not attend (19 comments)
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