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Real Estate Agent - Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc.
I am a terrible pack rat that is trying to become a minimalist! This blog by Cindy Bernstein has a great decluttering list! I have read a lot this subject, and this is the best I have seen. I know it is going to help me. I am reposting it in hopes that more people like me will see it! I often say...
I am doing a reblog of the GREAT LOU LUDWIG’S last post on AR. Lou passed away in December of 2017. If you haven’t heard of him or are new to AR, look him up and read his posts. YOU WILL LEARN A LOT!! Thank you Lou for all your wisdom!   Maximizing Your Resources to Maximize Your Life “The bigges...
Please read this outstanding post by Donald Urschalitz! Allthough our hearts are in the right place the following warning has been issued regarding relief efforts. Best to funnel all resources through These are our neighbors and fellow Realtors and help will be needed...
This outstanding post by Xavier Castellano is MUST READ FOR ALL PARENTS OF SMALL CHILDREN! Thank you Xavier! Everyone loves to learn new things and watch funny cat videos on the internet, but not all content is safe for children to watch. The online world can be a scary place, and you want to kee...
This great information from Jan Green! We all need a reminder about the new technology in so many of the homes we work with! Thanks Jan!! Recently,  an article in USA Today featured something that might be forgotten in a real estate sale.  The advent of Smart Home Technology is yet another item t...
This blog from Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem is a good reminder for all of us here in Coastal Carolina.  Woke up this AM to the local news stations beginning their tropical storm warnings,  common from June-Nov in Florida, Then the email alerts started from the Emergency Management Center. "The Office...
This blog by George Souto is about a change to Fannie Mae rules that is good news for a lot of homeowners. It is really good news for us in Carteret County as we have lots of private roads and shared driveways. Thanks George. Fannie Mae Guideline Change For Properties On A Private Road.  I wrote ...
This is for my friends and neighbors to read so we can work for more natural gas here in Carteret County. We need it in more places here. As a home inspector I get the question all the time about appliances - we'll be looking at the dryer or water heater and they will ask, "So, which is cheaper, ...
This is a great explanation of a heat pump for my friends from the Northeast that have recently moved to the South. The blogger is an outstanding home inspector. It's been cold here lately and when it gets real cold are you seeing this from your heat pump? Does it look like an ice cube? A heat pu...
I hope everyone saw this , if not here it is again! What do you think? I like it for the most part. I must be stupid, I can not find spell check. More exciting updates are here, a few changes and better SEO.  Let's go over a few of the many updates. TopicsActiveRain Channels and Categories have b...

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