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2013 

Blue Friday in my household today.  I woke up this morning to a beautiful morning with not a cloud in the clear blue skies.  I thought of all the people that stood in long lines to get those door buster deals....some were lucky, many were not.  I think "Black Friday" is a good name for the event....
11/29/2013
Happy Thanksgiving to all of my ActiveRain friends!  It is a little after five in the evening and I am finally able to sit down and relax.  My husband and I hosted dinner today for my two sons, their wives, our five year old grandson and my ex-husband and his family.  A lot happened in years past...
11/28/2013
Thanksgiving...a time to reflect on my blessings.  I spent much of today cleaning my home, grocery shopping and getting ingredients together for tomorrow.  As we look forward to getting together with family and friends, we must take time to reflect on all that we have of which to be thankful. Isn...
11/27/2013
Have you run an O & E recently…..on your own property?  Those of us in the real estate industry know that "O & E" stands for "Ownership and Encumbrances."  During the recent multiple listing service transition in Denver from Prime Access to Matrix, I spent some time trying out many of the enhance...
11/25/2013
Shopping ads are getting on my nerves!   I am getting more and more aggravated by the numerous ads on tv promoting shopping on Thanksgiving! The most recent one is JCPenney's ad that you rush dinner, forget the dishes so you can "Shop, shop and shop".  I can assure you, I will make a point to avo...
11/25/2013
80218 is a HOT Zip code in Denver!  According to RealtyTrac in their newest released report called the "Top 25 Hipster Zips for Returns on Rental Properties," Denver's 80218 is included.  The report features areas where investors have the best opportunities for return on investment.         If yo...
11/24/2013
Rocky Mountain National Park makes the list!  National Geographic Traveler magazine recently announced that Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the best tourist destinations in the world.  We have always appreciated our wonderful park and it is so exciting to know RMNP is on the top 20 list an...
11/23/2013
Fifty Years Ago and I can still remember!  My family moved to Arlington, Virginia at the end of 1959 and we bought a home just off Arlington Ridge Road about ten minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.  In 1963, I was in the sixth grade and on November 22nd, I was home sick with a very bad cold.  ...
11/22/2013
Please visit the "Tree" Photography Exhibit in Monument, CO.  Most of you probably don't know that I have a passion for photography which began when my father gave me my first camera at age 8 or so.  It was a Brownie and I have been hooked ever since.  Up until a few years ago, I was still using ...
11/21/2013
Are you prepared for CFPB regulations? Congress established the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) through the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  Real Estate is no longer under HUD....effective January 10, 2014, we will no longer have HUD 1 forms and the term ...
11/20/2013
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