Archive for November, 2010

“Free Money Stocks” and Warren Buffett

Could this be a good investment? Warren Buffett seems to have done fairly well… See what you think in this article from Ryan Furhmann in his article about insurance investing…

 

http://tinyurl.com/2ezk6ta

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Green renovation tax credits expiring soon

Time is ticking to complete home renovation projects if you want to cash in on a tax deduction that expires at the end of the year.

http://styledstagedsold.blogs.realtor.org/2010/11/22/hurry-and-make-those-green-renovations-tax-credit-expiring-soon/

7 Trends That Will Drive the Future of Housing

Seven trends that will have the biggest impact on housing in 2011 from Realtor Magazine ….

http://www.realtor.org/RMODaily.nsf/pages/News2010111604?OpenDocument

The Happy Host

Check out these 10 tips for holiday entertaining success!

“Just about everyone likes going to a party, but not everyone is comfortable throwing one. Organization is the most important tool you have to make the party-planning experience an easy and enjoyable one, so here are a few simple tips to help you succeed.”

http://www.yourhomeandlifestyle.com/pages/article/YHL_NOV_10_02/40116/index.html

Some of my favorite listings…

I will frequently add listings to the blog that I think are special in some way… My criteria will be uniqueness of design, location, or just plain price! Hope you find these helpful and please call me if you have any questions regarding any of these, or other properties that may be of interest!

Thanks!!!

http://ctarmls.com/CharlestonReports/ListitLib/show_report.aspx?ID=6493428452

More Green Gift Ideas…

These are ways that you can make a big contribution instead of just putting something under the tree…Check out these options for the holidays from the NRDC(National Resources Defense Council)

 

https://secure.nrdconline.org/site/Ecommerce

Now that’s sustainability!!!

Check out these unusual “digs”…

“In Italy, Luxury Transforms Caves Into Hotels…

In 1945, when “Christ Stopped at Eboli” — Carlo Levi’s account of the extreme poverty in Basilicata — was published, it brought attention and shame to this forgotten region, sandwiched between Puglia and Calabria. A decade later, Mr. Di Cecce and about 15,000 other sassi dwellers were relocated to new low-income housing, and the ancient grotto homes were abandoned.

As I looked around the room that was once the home of a desperately poor family, I recalled something that the American humorist Finley Peter Dunne once said: “The past always looks better than it was because it isn’t here.”

http://tinyurl.com/28vqdb2