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I noticed this great post about depression and some "helpers". Fighting Depression.... I recently had a friend confess to me that he was taking prescription anti depressant drugs. Before I was able to totally recover from the initial shock of why he would be telling me this, he said "that's why I...
My Long Beach Harbor promenade is for delighting in people, places and things while stopping to smell the roses, (or ocean breeze), admire fish, families, young folks, elders, familiar faces and new ones.  prom·e·nade  (prm-nd, -näd) n. 1. a. A leisurely walk, especially one taken in a public pla...
  Following is a calm, cool and responsible method for dealing with a tenant's death. If you have rental property and are not prepared with a "death of tenant" protocol, you may want to start with this reading. Many thanks to the original Poster, Wallace S. Gibson CPM * GRI, Charlottesville, VA P...
WoW! I missed a lot during my self disciplined time away from Active Rain. I am trying to catch up by reading the Active Rain training manual. Therefore, I am in a period of Discovery. Just in case you also missed the post about linking to comments, here it is via Brad.  I've discovered something...
This is an excellent tip for landlords anywhere from: Wallace S. Gibson CPM * GRI Charlottesville, VAOne of the BIGGEST and most COSTLY mistakes that landlords make is to DELIVER notices and communications with residents inappropriately.  Few state landlord-tenant statutes actually REQUIRE that n...
2-Waveland,03-BaySt.Louis,04-Hancock,05-Diamondhead,06-PassChristn,07-LongBeach,08-Gulfport-N., 09-Gulfport-SW,10-Gulfport-SE,11-W.Harrison,14-Biloxi,15-Biloxi-N.,16-DIberville,17-WlmktE.Hr I love the research capabilities and tools gained through REALTOR and MLS membership. In my opinion, high v...
Good news of MGC out of state property owners and potential relos. It may seem like a small thing. But, if you are trying to get a handle on how things are going in a certain area--you always want to read the local paper , and the local free weekly ad paper.  Even if you have selected the Agent o...
It starts so simply. My plan is normally to look up a few properties or assess properties that moved in a specific time period. Before I know it--perhaps an hour or more has passed and I have pages and pages of notes. When I have my MLS study time I usually try and detect a trend. I am obsessed w...
If you are bored and want to enter a spirited real estate forum between real estate professionals and others, you may have fun visiting City-Data .  It is always fun to get real dialog going between agents, FSBO's, buyers, sellers and investors.  Of course there are many other topics to join also...
I don't know if it has happened to you, but quite frequently my cursor skips and removes part of a post. I found that by by pressing my right mouse key and choosing undo--everything comes back. Whooh. What a relief. Now, just for fun I want to make a point--or, 50 of them. I was reminded by this ...

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