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There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.



Yup, today, June 21st marks the 1st day of Summer. The last day of school in our town is today. Vacations have been planned. Gas prices are falling again. There will be a mass exodus to the various vacation destinations where there are beaches, mountain trails & bike paths, campgrounds, ocean and...
Our local MLS just sent us an update on Real Estate Sales of Single-Family Residences from May 2015 - May 2016 and May 2016 - May 2017. If you are a fan of statistics you should like this graphic.I'm wondering what other states are seeing for the same statistical periods of time?   I still haven'...
Than selling? KCM has shared an article from Trulia which purportedly shows that owning is cheaper than renting. Naturally, I always think it is better and less expensive to own your home instead of renting it. I'm speaking in generalized overall terms.  Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting i...
Tomorrow is Father's Day. My day will be full but I wanted to take the time to pay tribute to my own father and WWII Marine, Arthur William Robert Dawes. My father has been gone for many, many years now. Our relationship was like union & management...lol I was union and he was management. He was ...
Flag Day is celebrated on June 14, marking the adoption of the American flag by the Continental Congress in the First Flag Act on June 14, 1777. The Act declared that the new flag would have "13 stripes alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars,   white in a blue field, representi...
In many areas of the country, there has been a heat wave over the past 3-5 days. Here in the Northeast, after a miserable and extended non-Spring, we just POPPED right into late Summer weather of temps over 90 degrees accompanied by oppressive humidity. People flocked to the beaches to begin summ...
 In the United States, student-initiated prayer is lawful within the public school setting. Today I am sharing the embellished story of what actually took place in Illinois in 2001.   They walked in tandem, each of the ninety-three students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With their r...
 I guess it depends on your viewpoint...lol  Teacher: "If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another 2, how many would you have?"Johnny: "Seven."Teacher: "No, listen carefully... If I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another two, how many would you have?"Johnny: "Seven."Teacher: ...
Today is Graduation Day for the class of 2017 in Georgetown, MA. Even though 51 years ago I graduated I still remember the excitement and maybe a little anxiety surrounding graduation day. In the picture below they are enjoying a day in Boston.As a member of our town's Board of Selectmen, we are ...
Remember the Fixer-Upper at 32 Taylor Street, Georgetown, MA? We placed it under agreement in 2 days.  We received multiple offers where some were lower than asking others were over asking, and other surrounded the listing price.  In this case "terms" prevailed. All cash, no contingencies, quick ...

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