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It is so hard to believe that Dale Earnhardt Sr's last win came at Talladega 10 years ago. Tomorrow's race will mark the anniversary of his last win. Meanwhile, Jim Hunter, NASCAR VP, died at his home in Daytona after a long battle with cancer. On today's SpeedTV Cup qualifying from Talladega, D...
I no longer allow candles that are not in a glass enclosure in my leases; however, these are GREAT suggestions for enjoying Halloween festivities in multi-unit buildings. The following article was written by freelance writer Philip Hicks but I loved it so much that I'm reprinting it. --------...
The REAL issue is that we are becoming a nation of LANDLORDS and FAST! I suspect these demographics will change as the mobile homeowner community becomes renters. My last 3 renters are homeowners elsewhere and they are renting their un-sold homes and are NOW renting. Homeowners are more acti...
I've seen whiffs of this elsewhere and now the LA Times confirms that Harry Reid's staffer * Latina press secretary, Diana Tejada * lied to the feds * FBI and ICE * regarding a sham 7-YEAR marriage to a Lebanese man who was subsequently deported. She was paid money to marry so that he could avoi...
I have had some unexpected vacancies during the last few months from residents on leases who have had to relocate for job/employment and family health issues. The latest one is a LARGE, desirable home that I signed a lease on yesterday afternoon. The current tenant is not delinquent in her rent;...
First The Obama Store closes in DC due to lack product demand and retail sales; then, The Real Housewives of DC bombs in the ratings even with the Salahis' who punk'd the White House's state dinner....NOW, Michelle's designer Tracy Feith and his partner have been evicted from their NYC retail spa...