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  Some things just have to be shared40 Things Never Said By Southerners 40. Oh I just couldn't. Hell, she's only sixteen.39. I'll take Shakespeare for 1000, Alex.38. Duct tape won't fix that.37. Lisa Marie was lucky to catch Michael.36. Come to think of it, I'll have a Heineken.35. We don't keep ...
  Apparently some properties are not selling fast enough and some people are turning to quicker methods of liquidating.Auctions are growing steadily and there's one coming up that will attempt to liquidate 48 commercial and residential properties. Contrary to the traditional reasons for auction, ...
  A major hurdle has been overcome in South Carolinas efforts to build its portion of Interstate Highway 73.An agency that oversees natural preserves accepted an offer of $750,000 for 30 acres of protected land through which the highway will pass.The DNR will use those funds to purchase and prote...
  Three local communities have gates erected that limit access. .....So what? ... They erected those gates across publicly funded and maintained roads. The reasoning is that they want to limit the amount of traffic "cutting through" their communities. I can see their point, but, on the other hand...
 I always think about what I post. Especially when the warning comes up about copyrights. I had some doubts about this one, so I e-mailed the author and here is his response:Dear Mr. DaGraca:Thank you for your email.  It is refreshing that in today's notion of "free information," there are still ...
According to articles in todays newspaper, the Condo Market is doing a deep six dive. Big time. Apparently flippers were the main culprits in jacking up the values of these oceanfront conversions, And, now that the rodents have abandoned ship, the folks that bought at inflated prices are having t...
I have a question for all RE pros out there.How many of you recommend to your clients that they get a home inspection. Either buyers or sellers?And, when your client says "Gee thanks, that's a great idea" "Who do you recommend?"1.   Do you give them the name of a firm that is "accepted by your of...
 I read a lot of posts by RE agents lamenting the fact that the market has just about dried up. The boom is bust, the market is saturated with a glut of homes for sale and they are looking for every advantage they can get their mitts on to move the product.Back in the boom days, Agents were giddy...
 My Parents immigrated to the United States from Portugal in 1961 and dragged along two children. I was one of them.That first summer, I had learned "some" English, and one day as I was walking along the sidewalk, a man said to me "How Ya doing, Kid?"I got extremely upset at his comment and, for ...
 Would you buy a car from a salesman that didn't know the difference between a "coupe" and a "sedan" ?Every day we drive by homes of every type. When you look at a roof, do you know what style of roof it is?Can you identify the styles of these roofs?The answer is at the bottom of the page.... don...

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