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Have you ever wondered who is minding the store when your agent is on vacation? How about when your Realtor is showing houses to a buyer for an entire Saturday? Is he or she juggling the showings as well as the phone calls and emails on your home as well as the other 10 listings that he/she carri...
01/26/2008
We love our Livingston County MSU Education Office.The Extension Office was set up in 1914 in order to bring education programs into local communities. All 83 counties in Michigan offer programming that focuses on agriculture and natural resources; children, youth and families; and community and ...
01/26/2008
If you haven't, you should check it out!The Home Center offers a diverse selection of new and gently used items for the home. New items arrive daily and include building materials, appliances and furniture all priced below original cost.The Home Center accepts donations of these items as well. Ch...
01/26/2008
January is Radon Action Month and the Livingston County Department of Public Health is offering free short term radon kits so you may test your home. Because Radon is an odorless, invisible gas, often times people don't even know that they are at risk. Around 20% of homes locally are estimated to...
01/06/2008
SELCRA will present the movie ELF on their big screen this Friday, December 14th at Scranton Middle School. Families that bring 4 cans of food for Gleaners Community Food Bank will get in free. The movie is from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Call SELCRA at 810-299-4140 for more information.
12/13/2007
The Buckley Jolley Real Estate Team office is serving this year as a Toys for Tots drop-off location. The Livingston County Toys for Tots is organized by the Marine Corps League and distributed by the Salvation Army in Howell. Last year's program served about 2,400 Livingston County children, and...
12/13/2007
Karen & Todd send our sellers an update on market conditions every two weeks. Here is an excerpt of that e-mail. “This market is a PRICE WAR and a BEAUTY CONTEST.” Those were words of wisdom I heard last week from an agent who had been in the business for many years. In her market of Virginia Bea...
12/13/2007
Amidst the Federal Government's plans to help those heading towards foreclosure, Michigan legislators are also moving towards creating a package of bills to help homeowners as well. Two new refinancing programs are being developed through the Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s Save th...
12/10/2007
Many of us cringe at the thought of such numbers as 1040 and 1099. Numbers like these usually bring about visions of last minute tax preparation and hard-earned money being flushed down the figurative toilet. In the case of the number 1031, it refers to a portion of the Internal Revenue Code as w...
12/04/2007
The Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority is kick-offing a new event this year called “Holiday in the Park”. Approximately 50 evergreen trees have been festively decorated by community groups, families and businesses and will surround the park. Come to the park this Friday, December 7th from...
12/04/2007
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