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It seems dieting is one of the most frequently mentioned ‘new year resolutions.’ Most people have great intentions but are not always resolute when it comes to their eating habits.   I hope you find these helpful…   As heard On-Air: Dr.Oz's Top 5 Mistakes Dieters Make -   #1 - They crash diet. (S...
Newspaper is a very absorbent product, because it has to absorb ink. That also means it can absorb all sorts of moisture, including moisture and the resulting odors found in shoes, in vegetable drawers, and elsewhere.   1.     Stuff newspaper in to a lunch box or thermos overnight, to deodorize f...
Watching the prices change for Nampa Homes and Caldwell Homes over the past three years is like a great ride down-hill with no brakes!   I think we can rest at the bottom and relax our jaws for a while. Prices seemed to have stabilized and now, is the time to take advantage of great buys on Idaho...
7 Practices for a Good Future:   Our pastor spoke from Philipians on Sunday morning and challenged us with these 7 practices for the new year, so I took notes.   1.     Speak with confidence and in a positive fashion.  I want to encourage people in 2011. Customers and clients alike look to us as ...
Happy New Year!    The Year-End numbers are in…   For the Idaho Real Estate Market, distressed properties made up over 68% for Canyon County and 47% for Ada County.   As you look at the charts below, you can see a break-down of Idaho short sales and foreclosures by city and by county.       Idaho...
A 5 Year Snapshot of Boise and Nampa Home Prices   Average SOLD Nampa Idaho Home Prices: · Dec. 2006    $177,710 · Dec. 2007    $182,626 · Dec. 2008    $161,060 · Dec. 2009    $128,125   (60% Distressed Properties) · Dec. 2010    $106,406   (69% Distressed Properties) ___________________________...
Every January 1st, for the past several years, we have had a tradition of disposing of the Christmas tree. We burn it! We do this for a few reasons: 1) It's an easy way to dispose of the tree, 2) It symbolizes the past year going away & bringing on a fresh start. 3) It's just a lot of fun. You m...
Dec 31:  Wow, I think we completed the challenge!   Congratulations to all of you who were able to continue to the end!   Today started out slow while I took some time to sleep in. That was great for a change! (until 8:00).   I was able to catch up on many e-mail inquiries from my website and I a...
Dec 27:  Monday again…  Today was a little busy in the office with a lot of chit-chat and catching up from the holiday. I love hearing everyone’s stories of their great Christmas adventures.   I had the opportunity today, to show another home to a buyer client & they are strongly considering writ...
Ready to set your goals for 2011?   Know that a vital piece of your success in 2011 is done when you sit down and do a detailed goal setting and business planning session BEFORE the end of the year!   First, get ready for the review. Your goals for 2011 should start with a thorough review of 2010...

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