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Here is some great information I found in an article from Seniorsdiscount.com There have been some changes to the discounts available at National Parks, Monuments and historic sites over the past few years, so we thought it would be a good idea to provide details. Click on the link above. What a great benefit for Seniors-a chance to visit some gorgeous places at a reduced cost. America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands PassSenior Pass. - Cost $10, this is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. (6 comments)
Bizz Johnson Trail Marathon Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K Hi everyone, I just discovered the Active Runners group here on A/R and have enjoyed reading the various posts. So I'm not just a lurker, I'm sharing information about the Bizz Johnson and my experience running my first-ever marathon. It's better to be a late bloomer than never bloom at all, right? If you're interested, go to my web site, www.LottieKendall.com/specialevents and read about it. You can click through to learn more about this beautiful run-maybe I'll see some of you there in October-and the women's running group in Palo (0 comments)
Our blogs provide a service - 02/17/09 09:32 AM
Last week I had a phone call from a woman on the other side of the country who was searching the web, looking for ways to help her elderly grandparents who, she felt, were the victims of elder fraud. She told a chilling story of a real estate agent who first said there was a 6% commission, then wrote up papers for a 12% commission, then proceeded to ask the owners how much they hoped to clear from the sale, and proposed to talk any amount over and above that. Her Google search came up with a blog I wrote in July about the (4 comments)
Mike Kelty, of State Farm Insurance, also advises sellers to: •· Eliminate any potential tripping hazards, such as small rugs, that anyonen could trip or slip on. Avoid shiny but slippery waxes and treatments on smooth or exposed flooring •· Make sure your insurance policy liability is adequate. $1,000,000 is typically a safe level of protection for many people. You should have a Personal Liability Umbrella as a piece of your ongoing insurance protection portfolio. •· Make certain that all outdoor areas, yards, patios, and pathways, are free of debris. Leaves, pine needles, etc., can be very slick and slippery, particularly (2 comments)
Here are some insurance tips for sellers provided by Mike Kelty of State Farm Insurance for a Sellers' Seminar I prepared: •· Remove any/all jewelry from bedrooms. Keep that jewelry in: a safe at your home, a safe deposit box, on your person, or at a family member's home during open houses. Any time others have access to your home via a lock box, all valuables must be in a secure place. •· The sme advice applies for guns, firearms, and valuable small items on tables or visible surfaces. •· Make certain that spare house and car keys are (4 comments)
Are you familiar with www.walkscore.com ? - 02/11/09 04:56 PM
Just look at that view! Are you familiar with WalkScore.com? The San Francisco condo we're buying ranks 98 out of a possible 100. Just what hikers and walkers like my husband and I are looking for (well, that plus the views, plus 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1-car parking, en suite laundry, modern kitchen and great design, all in a secure building less than 8 years old, with a pool, spa and gym no less!) If you haven't clicked onto www.walkscore.com I suggest you do -- great information and lots of fun! Here's a snapshot of the screen: Find a Walkable Place (4 comments)
I would love to introduce you to our new dream. This is the view from the living room and master bedroom of the condo that my husband and I are buying in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco. This view alone had us hooked and we just fell in love--looking down on Fort Mason, across the bay to Angel Island, Tiburon, Sausalito--what could be better? Check out the VIDEO I took of the interior. We'll be finding a tenant for it soon, and looking forward to the future when we can enjoy it ourselves. Stay tuned for (8 comments)
WalkScore.com -- rating for 1701 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA - 02/05/09 11:44 AM
Just look at that view! Are you familiar with WalkScore.com? The San Francisco condo we're buying ranks 98 out of a possible 100. Just what hikers and walkers like my husband and I are looking for (well, that plus the views, plus 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1-car parking, en suite laundry, modern kitchen and great design, all in a secure building less than 8 years old, with a pool, spa and gym no less!) If you haven't clicked onto www.walkscore.com I suggest you do -- great information and lots of fun! Here's a snapshot of the screen: Find a Walkable Place (3 comments)
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