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Okay. Not everyone wants to pay for professional photographs. I disagree with that decision, but I understand it. Some agents are pretty good with their cellphones, and can take a decent shot.In this instance, however, the agent is listing a two bedroom, two bath condo in downtown Evanston, for...
Cathy Streib and Carol Williams are throwing a May Active Rain Challenge. I, of course, had to turn it into an Alan May Active Rain Challenge. Here is mine. What was your first job? My very first paying job was delivering papers. I had two routes where I delivered about 200 newspapers daily, v...
On a flight today from Denver to Orlando, a woman gave birth to a baby. Here's my question: On that baby's birth certificate. Does it show that s/he was born in Denver.... in Orlando... or in the state whose airspace they were in at the time of birth? Or is there some other option? These are ...
I had an interesting transaction recently.My buyer purchased a condo that had been on the market only a few days. We were fortunate to get the property without competition in today's market and we knew it, so we offered above listing price, and found ourselves quickly under contract.As part of o...
I'm not sure exactly why I find this photo/situation to be quite so sad on this mother's day. A couple of days ago, this sweet little dog was found leashed securely to a fire hydrant in a community near Green Bay, Wisconsin along with a backpack filled with her favourite toys, food and a note e...
Oh, c'mon! I mean personal comfort at the workplace is one thing, but this is something entirely different.According to Julie Hambleton, a freelance writer, there is now a trend in American companies to offer their employees unique relaxation techniques on the job with Virtual Reality Wankpods, ...
I don't know what it is about this one that really appealed to me. I know the original version by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, that I've always liked. I thought that it was so cool how they said: "givitaway, givitaway, givitaway now" so quickly it sounded like someone scatting.And the group had a...
I don't know what your region is like, but the housing market in my area (greater Chicagoland) is still crazy. Lots and lots of multiple offers, listing agent restricting access to properties to just a couple of days, and then reviewing offers.A recent listing that I showed to one of my buyers h...
It's that time of year, when the advertisers usually reach for your pocket... but in this case, Chevrolet reached for your heartstrings.And in my opinion, it was a massive success. I'm a car guy, so I really liked it. I'm also an older guy, so it resonated with me, but I also think you'll enjoy.