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When things go wrong with buying or selling a home, it's an easy hit to blame the realtor. As Rita Hayworth sang in "Gilda," you can "Put the Blame on Mame, Boys." In the song, sexy Rita assigns the real blame for the Chicago Fire and the San Francisco Earthquake to a dame named Mame, whoever she was. Sometimes she might just be your local realtor. See the dish here: Put the Blame Bill Primavera is a marketing practitioner who has transitioned into a career as a realtor with Coldwell Banker in New York, representing all of beautiful Westchester and Putnam (0 comments)
Tips on Clean Windows, the Eyes of the Home - 05/09/11 04:54 PM
Spring is here and color has returned to the landscape. At least I think it has. As I look at my garden through my living room window, my view is interrupted somewhat by the dirt that has attached itself to the glass panes during the fall and winter months. The first windows back in ancient Mesopotamia were literally just holes in the wall to let in light. And the purpose of glass windows, around since the Roman Empire, has remained pretty much the same, although today the new insulated windows also allow for heat and cool air retention. In my opinion, (0 comments)
"Wall Street Lays an Egg" is the famous headline that appeared in Variety after Black Tuesday in 1929 when the stock market crashed. Ever since then, headline writers have labored to capture complex issues into simplistic word snippets that correctly capture the news at hand, but sometimes not. Headlining quarterly and annual reports on the housing market offers no exception. Journalists who may or may not know all the vagaries of real estate must assign a short headline to such statements without the opportunity to explain the back story of what the statistics really represent. That can result in either (0 comments)
Give Me a Water View, Even if It's from Sing Sing! - 05/09/11 04:17 PM
So Sing Sing may be closing to save the state money and possibly make way for a luxury housing development? Oh, my. If this happens, future generations will understand the term "up the river" to mean traveling to classy digs, rather than to the "big house." Since 1825, the prison has held sway as the most famous penal institution in the country, perhaps in the world, with the possible exceptions of the Bastille or the Tower of London. But now, there is strong sentiment to take the place down, lock, stock, and barrel and move all 1,725 inmates to another location. (0 comments)
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