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This public blog contains commentary as well as factual information regarding the real estate industry and other organizations and businesses that have some relationship with housing or residential land.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Have you ever visited a local farmers market or arts festival in your area?  Well, South Richmond, Virginia, provided one of each yesterday!  First, the South of the James Market typically runs on Saturdays from May thru December this year and was filled with activity yesterday.  We stopped by th...
09/15/2013
Do you enjoy murals and streetcar history?  Come to Richmond, VA, this weekend and see how an old 5.5 acre bus depot is being transformed into a showcase for Richmond murals and streetcar history.  Luckily, the site of this local festival is just a short walking distance from my home, so already ...
09/13/2013
Thanks to Kristin for this great blog.  Using other search engines besides Google is very important to know.  Also, it's wonderful that the more we Google our name, the higher it gets on the ratings.  These are very handy tips to remember!Are You Googling Yourself ......You Should Be Why would an...
09/06/2013
With the continuing discussion of green certification in homes, how are green building standards actually measured?  One company based in Richmond, VA, is promoting more than higher energy efficiency in homes.  EarthCraft Virginia works with other green certification groups, mainly LEED and Energ...
09/06/2013
Many of us have met a dog or cat we like or maybe prefer to avoid.  There are valid reasons for avoiding pets, such as allergies.  Fortunately, poodles are considered hypoallergenic, so few people are likely to have an allergic reaction to our toy poodle, Nathan.  When considering having a dog or...
09/02/2013
Enhancing personal responsibility often is synonymous for self-help when organizations speak of charitable organizations in the 21st century.  At the Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity, sweat equity also is a phrase used in connection with building personal responsibilty.    As quoted fro...
08/27/2013
Nestled on 128 wooded acres in Henrico County is a wonderful Continuing Care Retirement Community known as Lakewood Manor.  It's no secret that this facility is one of several CCRC options found in Greater Richmond.  This blog interview with Holly Raidabaugh, the outgoing marketing and developmen...
08/23/2013
Much has been said about The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale.  Others believe that vocalizing positive thinking along with positive feelings helps to translate those thoughts into actions.  Furthermore, those actions can accumulate to produce positive results.  Napoleon Hill al...
08/22/2013
Since August of 2009, I've been very fortunate to have photovoltaic (solar power) generation at my home and highly recommend it for anyone interested in lowering operational costs.  Most people would consider it a major investment.  However, the overall cost of solar panels have dropped considera...
08/09/2013
     Let me be the first one to admit that installing solar for my home wasn't the cheapest proposition back in 2009.  In fact, telling anyone prices for a photovoltaic installation is a lot like predicting the stock market.  However, on the whole, prices for having a residential solar for electr...
07/09/2013
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My outside blog is collectively known as the "World According to Nathan" in honor of our rescue toy poodle. He's survived a puppy mill and now is a member of our family. The entries for the blog can vary but relate in some way to housing and/or real estate.