Nancy Hankin's Blog

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants - CA DRE #01147426
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Here’s an article I think you should pay attention to, and just another reason WHY Open Houses may not be the best way to get that home sold. This article recently appeared in the Orange County RegisterBusiness Pages. Wednesday, January 18, 2012— Realtors issued a warning to their members to be c...
01/31/2012
“It’s no surprise with rising energy prices and other costs draining the piggy bank that homeowners want to maximize home performance with green remodeling options,” said NAHB Remodelers Chairman Lonny Rutherford, CGR, CAPS, CGP, a professional remodeler from Farmington, N. M. “Professional remod...
01/24/2012
I think I can! I think I can!With the tendency of the news media to tell us everything that's wrong with our economy, it's easy to lose sight of the good stuff. There are many reasons why you may need or want to sell your present home in the Palm Springs Desert Area, or surrounding areas. But is ...
01/17/2012
Cooler weather means it's time to check out your home's heating system. And that includes the air ducts. With allergies and air pollution a growing concern, it might be time to take a look at what you can do to improve the quality of the air in your home. Your heating and cooling system is consta...
01/10/2012
Life Is Too Short, Break The Rules, Forgive Quickly, Kiss Slowly, Love Truly, Laugh Uncontrollably, And Never Regret Anything That Made You Smile. Life May Not Be The Party We Hoped For, But While We're Here, We Should Dance... Don’t Die With Your Music Still In You Create Yourself a Wonderful 2...
01/03/2012
Many buyers anxious to take advantage of today’s low interest rates and homes priced 30% to 40% lower than they were six years ago, are investing in real estate. After getting pre-approved for a loan, many buyers are also “shooting themselves in the foot” by destroying their credit beforethe sale...
12/27/2011
The other day I over-heard a young woman say she was not going to be giving her nieces and nephews any Christmas gifts this year. I asked her “why” and she said it was because they had so many toys, clothes and games, and she was ashamed how greedy they were….they always wanted more. I suggested ...
12/20/2011
We recently said “goodbye to Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple….another genius. How is it that a college dropout, who landed in his parents' garage… and who was once kicked out of his own company, became one of the world's foremost innovators? Here areSteve’s (7) Secrets to howSteveJobs triumphed in t...
12/13/2011
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A man in Westport, Ct., decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to Portland, and started working east from there. Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes. He spotted a golden telephone on the vestibule wall and was intrigu...
12/06/2011
The other day I was watching a TV program on “How to Make a Terrarium.” For starters…I happen to have a “black thumb,” not a “green thumb.” Most plants die a rapid death as soon as I try to take care of them. The program I was watching said ANYONE can create a terrarium (now that sparked my inter...
11/29/2011