Greg Saffell

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I normally avoid trips to the mall, shopping just doesn't interest me. But yesterday I had to make an exception and pick up my watch that was in for repair. Stores had just recently opened for the day so maneuvering around the shoppers was a breeze. I still had to wait awhile for my watch so the ...
02/11/2011
Foreclosures and short sales still seem to dominate most real estate markets in the country. Foreclosure filings -defined as a default notice, auction sale notice or bank repossessions were up 1 percent in January from the previous month. That means one in every 497 housing units received a forec...
02/10/2011
An old friend of mine is in the entertainment business. He owns a company, Ice Speedway, currently based in Myrtle Beach S.C. His company produces the Motorcycles on Ice shows that travel the country during the racing season. The event was here in Kent at ShowareCenter this last December. I have ...
02/08/2011
Most of my Active Rain friends know that before I entered the real estate business in 2005 my career was in publishing. I was involved in both magazine and book publishing for about thirty years here in Seattle as well as in California and Hawaii. I sold my last book publishing company, Emerald P...
02/07/2011
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April 15th is just a short way off and this Monday I have an appointment to visit with my tax accountant. I keep pretty good records during the year with all pertinent information kept in monthly files. It still requires many hours of work to compile the documentation to satisfy the tax preparer ...
02/06/2011
We all know that for some, alcohol can be a problem. But recent studies have shown that moderate consumption can be beneficial to your health. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released their 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines compiled by this country's health researchers...
02/04/2011
By now you know I'm still very fond of the Newport Beach area and always look forward to my next visit. Before I move on to other subjects in future posts I'll share one more interesting feature of Balboa Island.  During one of my morning walks I passed by the Balboa Island Ferry. The ferry has o...
02/02/2011
I recently wrote a piece about my visit to Newport Beach and the contrast in weather from where I live in the Seattle area to that in Southern California. Today the sun is shining here at home and it's nice even though the temperature is in the thirties. It will be in the seventies in Newport tod...
02/01/2011
I have lived in the Seattle area for about 18 years and most of the time the winter weather isn't a problem. Over time, one get's used to the near continuous rain and drizzle this time of year. I'll admit that for the past two years it's beginning to wear on me a bit, so i decided to hop down to ...
01/29/2011
Many years ago, when I first started to search the Internet and discover all of it's possibilities, I would search out websites just to see what was there. I remember purchasing a small directory of website addresses at a magazine stand in Portland Oregon. I used that directory for years in my in...
07/20/2010
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