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Westwood Annual Easter Egg Hunt - 03/29/10 07:08 PM
Westwood Annual Easter Egg Hunt Westwood Recreation DepartmentSaturday, April 3rd at 10:30AM in Veterans Park. This event is open to all children in pre-school thru 3rd grade. The Easter bunny and his pals will be there for pictures, so bring your cameras! Don't forget a bag or a basket! * Better to arrive early. The rain date is Sunday, April 11th at 1:30pm See you there!
I Once Was Lost... But Now I'm Certified - 03/29/10 06:57 PM
I Once Was Lost... But Now I'm Certified All this time I've been calling myself a Short Sales & Foreclosure Specialist based upon my experience and hands on knowledge. I was unaware until recently that The National Association of REALTORS® has a course certifying you a Short Sales & Foreclosure Specialist! So I figured... since I've been wearing the title...might as well take the course.
So, I wanted to announce... That on March 28, 2010, The National Association of REALTORS® certifies that, I, Vienna Bello, have successfully completed REBAC's Short Sales and Foreclosures: What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know Course. Wow... (14 comments)
$19 Parking In Hoboken... For 10 Minutes... AND HE GAVE ME A DISCOUNT!!!! - 03/27/10 08:25 PM
$19 Parking In Hoboken... For 10 Minutes... AND HE GAVE ME A DISCOUNT!!!! If you're from the area, most of us have already heard the sad news. One of Hoboken's landmarks, Barnes & Noble, is closing it's doors on March 31, 2010. Which of course means HUGE discounts on books! SO... I decided to stop in this afternoon and see what was left. If you've been to our Mile Square town of Hoboken, you know available parking spaces do not exist. Barnes & Noble has always done a 'noble' thing by validating your parking ticket if you park in the lot next door (2 comments)
Leo Horoscope ~ Could Relocating Be In Our Future? - 03/25/10 03:47 PM
Leo Horoscope ... LEO (July 23-Aug 22) Courtesy of The Jersey Journal "Love is in the stars and can help you make decisions regarding your future location and residence. A change will allow you greater opportunities and will open the door to all sorts of interesting activities." Hmm... Fellow LEO's, call me today if you'd like to discuss your "location and residence". Maybe I can help with the "change" today's horoscope mentioned :) I'm always available via the internet or on my cell phone directly to answer any questions... real estate related or not! Have a beautiful day! (0 comments)
FREE Women's Leadership Conference "Women Unlimited" - 03/25/10 03:07 PM
FREE Women's Leadership Conference "Women Unlimited" Admission is FREE for all attendees. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. Guest Speaker, Robin Gaby Fisher, author of "After the Fire" Tuesday, March 30, 2010Hudson County Community CollegeCulinary Arts Institute / Conference Center161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306TIME: 8:30am - 3:30pm Sponsored by Hudson County Community College, Saint Peter's College, New Jersey City University, New Jersey Blood Services & Lambda Tau Omega Sorority, Inc. For event details and registration contact: Student Activities at Hudson County Community College - 201-360-4199. Speicher-Rubin Women's Center at NJ City University - 201-200-3189. Student Activities at Saint Peters College (0 comments)
Fare Increases for Ferries: New Jersey to New York City - 03/25/10 02:49 PM
Fare Increases for Ferries: New Jersey to New York City Starting April 1, 2010, NY Waterway Ferries will increase fares due to decreased ridership and increased expenses, officials said. Five routes have been affected to and from Hudson County terminals including the 14th Street terminal in Hoboken and the Lincoln Harbor terminal in Weehawken. Fare increases will be between 7 - 10%. One way fares will increase 75 cents. A 10 pack of tickets will cost an additional $7.50. Monthly passes will increase by $20. This is the first fare increase since June of 2008. Reports show that ridership decreased towards the end of (1 comments)
The BEACON ~ Hudson County History ~ Tour It or BUY It - 03/22/10 09:09 PM
The Beacon, a complex that was originally built in the 1930's as the Jersey City Medical Center, is now a luxury mixed-use development that has won accolades for its historic restoration. Tuesday March 23rd a history tour will be held from 5:30 - 8:30 pm by the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce. If you or someone you know are interested in purchasing one of the luxury condos inside the Beacon, please feel free to contact me directly at 201-725-8102.
Alert Day! Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 03/22/10 08:53 PM
Tuesday March 23, 2010 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day 1 in 5 Americans are at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. You might not know it, but you can find out if you're one of them with a simple test. And then take steps to delay or even prevent a disease that kills more Americans than breast cancer and AIDS combined. Location: Main Lobby of Bayonne Medical Center Time: 10:00 - 11:30am & 6:00 - 7:30pm To Register: Please call 201-858-5219 Lite refreshments will be served ~ Nutritional information will be provided Take the Diabetes Risk Test at www.stopdiabetes.com or 1-800-DIABETES (2 comments)
Get The Facts! Wednesday March 24, 2010 - 03/22/10 08:31 PM
Location: Bayonne Medical Center, 29th Street @ Avenue E, Bayonne, NJ 07002Date: Wednesday March 24, 2010Time: 3:00 - 7:00pmLite Refreshments Served ~ Nutritionist Present at Program Get the Facts! Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. Colorectal cancer also is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with advancing age. More than 90% of cases occur in people aged 50 or older. If everyone aged 50 or older were screened (2 comments)
Christ Hospital Blood Drive to Reward Donors on March 29th - 03/22/10 08:08 PM
Christ Hospital (176 Palisade Ave, Jersey City) and the Blood Center of New Jersey are holding a blood drive on Monday, March 29th from 9am to 3pm in the hospital's staff room. Donors will be given $15 gift cards to retail stores, including Walmart, Target, and Kohl's. According to the Blood Center of New Jersey:* Every three seconds, someone in the United States will need blood. * One out of every ten people admitted to a hospital needs blood. * Approximately 60% of the US population is eligible to give blood, but only 5% do in a given year. * In (2 comments)
Recommended Reading - 03/21/10 09:20 PM
Here are some books I've read, or am currently reading that I think are fantastic. They've helped me out a lot along the way... For The New Agent or Established Agent Looking to Sharpen Up Your Skills How To Become A Power Agent In Real Estate by Darryl Davis How to Make $100,000 Your First Year In Real Estate by Darryl Davis The Millionaire Real Estate Agent by Gary Keller How to List & Sell Real Estate by Danielle Kennedy Your Successful Real Estate Career by Kenneth Edwards For the Real Estate Agent or Investor, Investments, Motivational Find It, Fix It, (0 comments)
UPDATE: Tickets To See Joel Osteen - 03/20/10 03:39 PM
For those of you who read my post a few weeks ago: http://activerain.com/blogsview/1532637/tickets-to-see-joel-osteen I finally went to see Joel Osteen last night! It was amazing. I've wanted to see him LIVE for so long. It was everything I expected and more. He is truly an inspiration. He has such a good sense of humor and gives off such a personal feel. You can really relate to him. If you've never listened to him preach, I recommend you do just once. I've read his books and I've been following him for years. Truly uplifting. God bless! (2 comments)
The Real Estate Agent ~ A Dying Breed - 03/09/10 10:37 AM
According to the National Association of Realtors, 40% of our marketplace will be FSBO in 2010. What does this do to the existence of the Real Estate Agent? With so many internet marketing tools and websites such as FSBO.com and SellYourHome.com and and blahblahblah.com, who needs a REALTOR...right?? A homeowner trying to sell their own home is like running across a highway blindfolded. Sure you can make it to the other side, but what happens if you run into a truck? And there are lots of 'trucks' to avoid on the FSBO highway. For example, one truck driver to watch out (11 comments)
Sybil's Cave ~ 30ft Cave In Our Mile Square ~ Hoboken History - 03/06/10 10:46 PM
Joggers, bicyclists, dog walkers and those waiting impatiently for a parking space on Sinatra Drive in Hoboken between 8th & 9th streets are clueless to the history that lies beneath. Sealed shut in July 2007, the 30ft deep 'Sybil's Cave' was once a retreat to wealthy New Yorkers and thirsty hikers who drank from the fresh spring located inside during the 19th century. Paying a penny a glass, an outrageous amount during that time, for what was believed to contain medicinal benefits. In the late 1880's, the Board of Health declared the cave's spring water "unfit for human consumption". After this, a tavern was (2 comments)
If You Won The Mega Millions... Would You Still Sell Real Estate? - 03/02/10 12:22 PM
Just a thought... If you won the Mega Millions Jackpot tonight, would you continue to sell real estate? I love what I do. I love to meet new people. I love to help new young couples buy their first home. Every time I do, the energy and aura of excitement they express makes me feel as if I am buying the house! I love the challenge of convincing a FSBO or a FRBO why I am the best agent for the job. Even though I've been hung up on hundreds of times, it's never discouraged me. I can't wait to call and (2 comments)
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