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Stockings For Soldiers The elves are busy in Delaware and surrounding states so that stockings can be shipped to our soldiers overseas in time for the holidays. Last year, over 9,000 stockings were stuffed with toiletries, books, videos and cds, candy, non-perishable food, socks, homemade greeting cards, snowman soup, etc. and accompanied by blankets and hand-knit wool caps. How can you help? We're still staging all the things that go inside the stockings so we need things gathered. If you live in the area, you can schedule a time to come help physically, too. Housed in a large vacant office (7 comments)
Relocating to Delaware? - 11/08/11 01:18 AM
Relocating to Delaware? If you or your clients are relocating to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Maryland, buying a home in Delaware might be the right answer for your housing needs. Located a mere 20 or 25 miles from the APG, Delaware offers lower taxes, no sales tax, and a wonderful quality of living. You have the choice of life close to the University, out in the country, close to or in the city, or even down to the beach.
The Delaware climate is moderate, the amenities are terrific, and it’s close to points north and south. Want to (2 comments)
The discussion over the post by Crystal Pina today http://activerain.com/blogsview/2540966/are-listing-agents-nothing-more-than-overpaid-data-entry “Are Listing Agents Nothing More Than Overpaid Data Entry” got me to wondering how other Listing Agents present disclosures to their Sellers and then how they integrate them into the promotion of the listing itself. It seems that across the country, we’re given much the same guidelines. Present the blank disclosure to the Seller, inform them of their obligations according to your local laws, and then have them (or with the assistance of their attorney) complete the disclosure. But what do (4 comments)
What Do I Do With My Unwanted Things? - 11/02/11 12:29 PM
Congratulations! You listed that estate sale. Or you sold your house. Now what to do with the old non-working refrigerator in the basement? Or the metal L-shaped desk that noone wants? Freecycle it!
Freecycle is a free group that exists in many parts of the country. In my area, you need a yahoo id to join (yahoo ids are free) and you have to be willing to accept the emails. If you can do those two things though, you can repurpose a lot of things, avoid the cost of hauling away items to the trash, and even get someone else (2 comments)
Buyers' Rights to Purchase Real Estate - 11/02/11 08:01 AM
While these must change from state to state, does your state or local area have a published "Buyers' Rights to Purchase Real Estate"? If so, this can be a great tool to use when you first meet with a Buyer client to both inform them and to establish a clear understanding between you and them about their level of awareness. If you ARE a prospective Buyer, ask your REALTOR if they have one of these for you to review. The form for your area will most likely cover things like Agency, Fair Housing, Inspections, New Construction, Warranties, Master Plans, Hazardous Materials, (0 comments)
One Good Thing About the Cold - 11/01/11 01:38 PM
Much as I don't like increasing what I pay to the utility company as the weather gets colder, I'm grateful that the onset of cold means that bugs make themselves scarce. Those aggravating little odorous ants that migrated into Delaware over the past few years... the ones that smell like coconut when you smash them?... they are taking the winter off. I really had gotten ahead of their population growth though and hadn't seen any of them for a long time.
Wish I could say the same for the camel crickets. Not familiar with these little beauties that scare the (23 comments)
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