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It's birthday time for one of our long time Rainers!   Wishing Happy Birthday to Endre Barath Jr!  Hope you have a wonderful day!  
A quick look back in time.  What were you doing when Animal House first aired 30 years ago?   Thirty years ago I was not surprised that my third baby was another girl!  After all I was the tomboy between my sister and I.  She of course had 2 boys! 1988 also gave way to the following tidbits: The ...
This post is inspired by Brian England's Let's Get Personal Challenge.  Starting off with a memory hanging in my office.  My youngest daughter's mother's day card from probably 13 years ago.  Who could discard this?!  Not me.  Love seeing this on my wall to inspire and challenge me every day!   G...
Managaing repairs during the purchase and sale of real estate is a big part of what we do as real estate agents.  We're called upon to manage the negotations of repairs to bring competent vendors, get competitive prices, accomodating buyers and sellers' timelines, and meet the expectations of buy...
One of my listings recently went under contract, quickly of course in this market.  As most of us do in this business, I have a short list of vendors that are on speed dial to make business quick, accurate, respectable and results oriented.  For that very reason, I hesitated to use a new photogra...
Most everyone understands what the "Attitude of Gratitude"means, but how do you learn to achieve the attitude of gratitude?  How do you learn to be mindful enough to understand and retain that Attitude of Gratitude?   Recently, I happened upon an article on this very subject, "Gratitude, the Anti...
Helping homeowners lower their energy bills has truly been a 10 year learning curve for me benefiting my clients. Thanks to my background, I was invited to be a guest on the podcast "The Weekly Closer."  I had such a great time and I can't thank Security Title & Fidelity National Home Warranty en...
 One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure There is wisdom in the old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” What if instead of burying our trash in a landfill, we recirculated it back into the economy? What if we began to regard “waste” as a “resource”? Scottsdale’s Green Building L...
Maravilla has two separate neighborhoods in North Scottsdale.  One is gated and the other is not and backs to the canal.  The gated neighborhood was built first during 1993 - 1995;  while Maraville II was built during 1995 through 1997.  The first Maravilla I is located on the Northwest corner of...
Hearing that John McCain had passed created a sadness in Arizona.  He was at his ranch in Cornville, near Sedona during his final days.  I hesitated to write this, assuming so many others had much to say about this heroic figure of a man.  But not seeing anything written, I decided to publish wha...

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