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2008 

With all the stock market jitters about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the U.S. mortgage system, you might have the impression that the real estate market is on the edge of some sort of cliff. But that's wrong: Would you believe that new home loan applications jumped by a seasonally-adjusted seven a...
07/19/2008
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I found this story in US News just remarkable. We all know know music we enjoy can put us in a good mood, but did you that it could be medicine for your brain? A woman's 2003 diagnosis of Parkinson's was followed by muscle spasms, balance problems, difficulty in walking, and ultimately a serious ...
07/19/2008
A very successful lawyer parked his brand-new Lexus in front of his office, ready to show it off to his colleagues. As he got out, a truck passed too close and completely tore the door off of the driver's side. The counselor immediately grabbed his cell phone, dialed 911, and within minutes a pol...
07/18/2008
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What a great way to start the day! Checking Realty Times, as I often do, it was wonderful to see an article titled HOT MARKET which is a feature about the Greenville-Spartanburg area.  The piece talks about how we are not, and have not followed the national downward trends regarding job growth a...
07/18/2008
I just heard the most interesting take yet on one of the reasons for the run up in oil prices.  This was an interview on Fox News with some financial guru and he said that China has been stockpiling gas and diesel fuel in response to the start of the Olympics.  They are making sure they have more...
07/17/2008
Over the past 5 days, I have been about as frustrated as I could be.... For starters, my internet service has been down since last Friday - that alone is enough to make you pull your hair out.  And as hard as I tried to explain to people in a foreign country that my cable had been severed by work...
07/16/2008
Susan McQuaide | Keller Williams Realty | 864-420-4452 724 Fountainbrook Lane, Fountain Inn, SC Sparkling 2 Story Home in Growing Fountain Inn! 3BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $166,900 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage 2,233 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage ...
07/16/2008
Check out this beautiful venue and terrific schedule they have planned!           JULY July  15-20 Avenue Q (PC)   AUGUST Aug.  26-31 Mamma Mia (PC)   SEPTEMBER Sept.  5 Menopause The Musical (OP) Sept.  11 Chris Isaak (PC) Sept.  26 Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (PC)   OCTOBE...
07/12/2008
Apparantly, many people realized this was a great place to live - even before we were voted 4th best place to live..... Greenville County grew by 2.8 percent between 2006 and 2007, reaching a population of 428,243, and was the state's fifth-fastest growing county, with Spartanburg, Anderson, Pic...
07/10/2008
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While spending a few minutes today trying to organize the zillions of photos on my computer, I ran across these.  When we lived in Pittsburgh, we had an abundance of deer.  In late spring, Moms would have their babies and it was always a treat to see them.  My husband would feed them and they wou...
07/09/2008
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