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When we bought our "own place in paradise" there were Loblolly Pines, all over the place. The Loblolly Pine is a tree that grows 100 feet or taller and is used for pulp wood and to build houses.  Shortly after moving in we discovered that all of those pine trees were a big mess, so we removed abo...
Back in 1995 & 1996 (in the days before digital cameras), I worked hard taking photos of homes that we were going to RENT during the OLYMPICS that were coming to Atlanta. I grabbed my trusty Cannon G2 (state of the art then), bought 100 rolls of film and began taking interior pictures. After the ...
In my early days as a Realtor, I check out several stories of entire communities where almost no one got ttle insurance and then it happened, in one community only a Realtor bought Title Insurance while the rest of the folks fought the Mechanics Lein on their property, in another the Sally M Smit...
Supporting a friend in need, a stranger you just met, you never know how your gesture of kindness wll affect someone's life. I remember a time when someone I knew spent 4 hours convencing a young man that life was worth living, he DID NOT commit suiside that night and became her friend for life. ...
Doors, Doors, Doors, all I ever think about are doors, doors on the car, doors on the house, one way doors, in or Out. Careful don't slam the door. I like the wooded ones, they have character and beauty, what is your favorite kind of Door?Do you know that doors are one of the most misused parts o...
I have been reading a lot lately about which camera to use when taking interior pictures, and the question "is a Point and Shoot or a SLR better?" keeps coming up. Which brand is the best to use? Do I need to become a professional photographer? The answer to all of these questions is the same, fi...
The Government has announced 2 new initiatives to target prevention of foreclosure.  2 Billion Dollars of Additional assistance was announced to Housing Finance Agencies in 17 States to implement programs to help homeowners who are unemployed.  HUD is also implementing a program for $ 1 Billion a...

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