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A federal court of appeals ruled, yesterday, that chalking the tires of your parked car was a violation of the fourth amendement.  For those of you who don't have an idetic memory of the constitution and all its amendements, the fourth is the one that protects us from unreasonable searches and se...
This is a new one for me.We found an adorable ranch home for a buyer of mine. (No... that's not the new part!)  During the inspection, we also found a great deal of mold in the attic.  Every surface in the attic was covered with a grey beard.  Now usually with homes like that we find a bathroom v...
Years ago, there was a risqué video, out of Australia in 2013, promoting a real estate listing that went viral.  People played it over and over again... it showed very 'healthy' you people in various stages of undress working their way through a beautiful listing, highlighting different areas of ...
Here we are again.  It's the fifteenth of April, also known as "Tax Day".If you're like me, you have money to pay.  If you're also like me, you don't like to send the money in for the government any sooner than abso-freakin-lootely necessary.So, while my envelopes have been prepared for weeks, th...
I've been on a number of recent listing presentations that have been struggles.  They took a lot of work to show my value, a long time for the seller's to make their decision, and while I won a few, I also lost a few.I don't mind losing the occassional listing (although let's get real... I don't ...
There's some big birthing-days being celebrated today.  Y'all didn't know, but I hope you sent your best wishes to folk like Paul Rudd, and Candace Cameron Buré.  Merle Haggard is a country music legend and deserves some attention, and Zach Braff... well, he's Zach BraffBilly Dee still looks good...
Home fires can be easily contained if you catch them early with a basic fire extinguisher.  And, yet, most homes do not have a fire extinguisher, or if they do it's stuck under the sink (way in the back) and hasn't been tested or updated in many years.Samsung has created a product that looks nice...
If you haven't had the joy of taking your car into the dealership for more than an oil change... the kind of service where you need to leave it for a while, well... things may have changed a touch.I had to have my glovebox repaired (it wouldn't close anymore), and in order to do that they have to...
No... No... No.... Not Pie Day... not cherry, blueberry, lemon chiffon, chocolate mousse, pumpkin.. no, no, no.Pi Day... Pi... like in 3.14 (or March 14th)... c'mon folks... let's get it in gear.Pi... the number... is 3.14xxxxxxxx. and of course today is 3/14 hence Pi Day.So, in order to honour ...
Here is a table tent that is now available to purchase from our local Realtor's board.It touches on a brave new issue.  When you're touring a listing with your buyers, you may be under surveillance, and it may not be evident.It used to be that video taping devices were large and cumbersome, but t...

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