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In my opinion, Charlie Dresen is one of, if not, the finest Videographer in Active Rain. Some folks have told me he's so good that he might discourage some of us from video production. I disagree with that premise. After all, when you want to be a better skier, you should  spend time skiing with ...
  Ring in the New Year at Vancouver's Hilton Hotel. Patrick Lamb once again provides the backdrop for the annual Vancouver Rotary Club fundraiser. The best part - partial proceeds from the event benefit the Children's Center. The Children's Center in Vancouver provides comprehensive community bas...
       Green Built Homes in Clark County - Market Report 12/26/2011  If you’re looking for Green Built Homes in Clark County you have a lot of options. Many of the energy efficient homes are new construction and come with many amenities such as 9Ft ceilings, covered patios, full landscaping, fen...
If you're wondering what to do with your Christmas Tree -  remember, in Clark County it's easy to recycle it.  Consider this,  if 10,000 trees were recycled we would save the weight of a blue whale in waste from entering landfills. That's a pretty impressive visual. Here's the curbside pick up th...
   YouTube Thursdays will be on hiatus this week.  However, you can still join our growing group of Real Estate professionals who know the power of video marketing.  Feel free to join us and make video marketing part of your 2012 plans. (Please hit icon and join)   Here are past YouTube Thursdays...
Baby it's cold outside - and that can spell trouble for Clark County families in need. Fortunately, the "Operation Warm Heart" program helps low income families with the cost of their electric bills. The program has helped 11,000 local familes over the past 26 years. The situation ranges from a s...
  Bum Bums. Out of the mouths of babes. In our family, we have a new name for a famous lingerie store. My daughter-in-law was shopping with my two year old grandson this week when he spotted a Victoria's Secret store. He immediately tugged on his mom's hand and asked to go to the "bum bum" store....
The KGW Great Toy Drive provides an opportunity for many kids to have a little hope and merriment during the holidays. You can drop off toys at the KGW studios on Jefferson, any Wells Fargo bank, any Les Schwab Tire Center and at the Portland Regence location.  However, you'd better hurry, as it'...
Day 17, 2011 December Blogging Challenge Working on updating paperwork and files. Finished Christmas Cards - hurray. Answered emails from client responses to newsletter sent this week. Filing, cleaning up office and calling it a day - husband's birthday and Christmas party tonight.   Here's my De...
My pal Richard has been a real encouraging and helpful resource for me in the Rain. The first part of his "The Perfect Social Media Networking Marketing Plan," did not get featured. It broke his little trusting heart. Here is his part Two - I have already suggested it - and since I can't suggest ...

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Debb Janes and Bernie Stea have been a real estate team for over a decade in Clark County, WA, where they specialize in ViewHomes™, family estates, multi-generational living, and homes with large lots or acreage.