Archives: May 2009


Headed to Philly…Virtually!

Tomorrow is the start of REBar Camp Philly. [in a nut shell, Real Estate Bar Camp is a collection of the brightest Real Estate minds sharing their knowledge about technology, blogging, viral video, etc]  I woke up this morning and jumped on Twitter. All of my friends were chatting about their venture to Philly. I am […]


Operation Mend

Watching the CBS Sunday Morning News, I was drawn to a story about a mission called Operation Mend.  The story was called “Healing The Most Deeply Scarred.”   So many of our servicemen and women are coming home with the most devastating of wounds.  Severe burns that leave grotesque scars and disfigurement. This program has partnered up […]


What Goes Around Comes Around

This morning we visited a different church. As the service started, the Pastor asked the congregation to speak to someone they did not know.  Well, being visitors we were surrounded by well wishers.  There was an elderly gentleman, full of life, that came to speak to us.  Immediately he looked so familiar to me. The […]



Exercising my Parental Right

As some of you know, my oldest daughter broke her foot three weeks ago.  During our first visit with the Orthopedist, the plan of action was laid out like this…We visit every week for x-rays, on week three they will take off the cast for a clean x-ray.  Depending on how the fracture is healing, […]



Shoes Can Boomerang!

Last night at dinner my oldest daughter announced, “Hey mom, we talked about you in class today.”  Hesitantly, I asked, “Would you care to share?” Oh boy…were we in for some fun! Seems that they were talking about spanking children.  How this came up, I have no clue.  In any case, my child pipes up […]


What is a Home Warranty?

A home warranty is a service contract that covers the things that may need replacement/repair in your home’s systems/appliances.  These things will typcailly fall under the categories of mechanical, electrical or plumbing.  A home warranty is a negotiation item when you are writing your purchase agreement.  Many homeowners offer a warranty as an enticement to […]


Understanding Overpricing

Overpricing: It’s one of the number one reasons that properties don’t sell in a timely manner.  Why do so many sellers do themselves a disservice of overpricing their homes?  Here are a few of the most common reasons: Personal Goals:  For some it’s about selling their home for more than the neighbor did last month. For […]