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2009 

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Ohio's system of education was unconstitutional years ago.  In fact, that ruling came down while I was still active as and educator/school administrator.  I retired from public education in August, 2000 and the state continued to ignore the Ohio Supreme Court ruling;...
01/28/2009
Summit County, Ohio has been blessed with numerous athletic heroes as well as many others who excelled in other fields.  The likes of Jesse Owens, Nate Thurmun, Hal Naragon, Dante Lavelli, LeBron James, etc. hailed from Summit County Ohio. Glenn "Jeep" Davis was also one of those special athlete...
01/28/2009
An earlier post I made (When is a "tax credit" not a tax credit?) addressed the $7,500 tax credit and how the repayment clause makes it a "no interest" loan rather than a tax credit.  I also mentioned that the NAR was lobbying to have the "repayment" requirement eliminated.  While reading my dai...
01/24/2009
The answer is simple.  A tax credit that you would normally get under IRS rules would reduce your taxes in the year you took it and does not have to be paid back to the federal government.  This is not the case with the $7,500 first-time home buyer's credit. Unlike other tax credits, you have to...
01/23/2009
    Summit County, Ohio has seen a change in the real estate landscape over the past eight years.  In the first half of this period sales were going great with 2004 representing the "peak" period with over 8,000 units sold in the county.  However, from 2005 - 2008, the county saw a drastic decli...
01/22/2009
We have long heard that this is a "buyer's" market and, of course, this is true.  We have the largest inventory of homes on the market than ever before and buyer's have a lot to choose from.  Not only do they have a lot of homes to choose from but buyer's can also get the home of their choice at...
01/20/2009
I post information for sellers on my web site to give them insight into things they need to do in order to prepare their home for the market.  A link to the seller's checklist is below: http://jwnoroski.realtors.officelive.com/Prep.aspx Prior to Listing It would be prudent for a seller to do a wa...
01/16/2009
Each and every one of us has a right to get a free credit report from each of the three credit reporting agencies per year.  As we begin 2009 it's a great time to access our free credit report and review what is being reported.  Keep in mind that your credit score is even more important now since...
01/09/2009
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 Glazed Chicken Wings This is a good recipe for Super Sunday.  Watch the game and enjoy some wings. 32 chicken wings 1 Tbsp. sesame oil 1 tsp. grated ginger root 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 c. soy sauce 1tsp. chili oil or 1tsp dried red pepper 1 tsp. sugar   Combine all ingredients.  Pour over chi...
01/05/2009
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      Veggie Pizza is always a "hit" when you have to bring a dish to an event or just prepare it for your family's enjoyment.       2 large pkg. crescent rolls 1 pkg. Good Seasons Ranch salad dressing mix 2 (8 oz.) pkg. light cream cheese (room temperature) 1 pt. light sour cream 1 heaping Tbsp...
01/04/2009
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