National Security Expert Offers Tips For After School Safety

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Smart parents know to do their homework today when it comes to home safety and security during the school year, especially if kids are coming home to an empty house. “With more kids today ‘home alone,’ there really are some golden rules parents should follow to make the home a safe and secure place,” said […]


Child Safety And Child Protection Easy Steps You Can Take Part 1 Of 3

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Did you know there are over 2,000 reports of missing and abducted children to the FBI everyday? That’s an incredible number, and that’s only the ones that are actually reported. This is 1 of a 3 part series with some simple child safety steps you can take that will greatly minimize the chances of your […]


12 Safety Devices To Protect Your Children

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About 2-1/2 million children are injured or killed by hazards in the home each year. The good news is that many of these incidents can be prevented – by using simple child safety devices on the market today. Any safety device you buy should be sturdy enough to prevent injury to your child, yet easy […]


Selling Your Home Be Sure It Shows Well

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Whether you are selling a house, townhouse, condo or apartment, there are universal tips that will help it sell. Primary among those tips are making sure your home “shows well.” First impressions of a home go a long way to determining how quickly it will sell. Here are a few suggestions that will make your […]


4 Steps To Real Estate Investing Success

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Real estate investing is always good and sometimes it’s red hot. When it’s hot dozens of real estate seminars begin rolling across the country and thousands of people spend thousands of dollars for investing education. It’s startling to learn that of all those thousands of eager folks who attend these seminars only about 5% buy […]


Home Owner Association Restrictions Read Before Buying

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Many communities have associations for homeowners, property owners, condo owners, or similar associations. The presence of a homeowners association, also known as “HOA”, introduces another layer of rules and regulations to consider when buying a home. Some people love these associations and some hate them. Homeowners’ Associations Some associations have very simple rules such as […]


Home Styles In Real Estate Ads The Meaning

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Whether you’re buying or selling, reading real estate ads can be confusing. Here’s a primer on the styles mentioned in the ads. Home Styles What’s the difference between a Tudor and Colonial style? What about a Colonial and Dutch Colonial? Read on to find out. “Colonial,” “Georgian,” or “Federal” style Terms used when talking about […]


Snow Sells Houses Winter Home Staging

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As our favorite flowers get buried under the snow and the shrubs shed their greenery, it is all too easy for your house and front yard to blend in with all the other white places in your area. But when your house is on the market it is advantageous to have it defined and noticeable, […]


Feng Shui In Real Estate Sales

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Literally translated "Feng" means wind and "Shui" mean water. Deeply rooted in connection to nature, Feng Shui is the 4000 year old Chinese are of placement and philosophy that supports living in awareness and harmony with our surroundings. As the awareness of Feng Shui increases, more real estate agents are being asked to show buyers […]


Examining The Power Of Curb Appeal

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With so many potential buyers viewing property on the Internet, first impressions are essential. If your house doesn’t stand out the next listing is only a click away. A great exterior will not only stop a surfer, it will get a drive-by buyer through your front door. Don’t underestimate the power of curb appeal! The […]


Have A Home You Can Feel Safe In

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Whether or not the world is getting more dangerous is debatable. However, the safety of your family should always be an issue of concern, and rightly so. Whether you’ve recently experienced a break in or are just anxious about leaving your children home alone, there are many things you can do to improve security around […]


The Poker Gods

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Some of you may believe in it and some of you may not. The majority of poker players know that poker is a game of skill, not luck. Luck is what keeps the bad players coming back to the table. Then there are the even smaller amounts of us that believe in the poker Gods. […]


What Is Ghost Riding The Whip

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I have showed my friends some Ghost Riding The Whip videos and after seeing the videos they don’t understand what it is. I really don’t understand either but after showing a friend from Hollywood, who is in the movie business in a technical way, summed it all up when he said “It looks like fun!”. […]


Some Crime Tips For The Elderly

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Older people and their families worry about crime. Though older people are less likely to be victims of crime than teenagers and young adults, the number of crimes against older people is hard to ignore. Older people are often targets for robbery, purse snatching, pick-pocketing, car theft, or home repair scams. They are more likely […]


Some Crime Tips For The Elderly

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Older people and their families worry about crime. Though older people are less likely to be victims of crime than teenagers and young adults, the number of crimes against older people is hard to ignore. Older people are often targets for robbery, purse snatching, pick-pocketing, car theft, or home repair scams. They are more likely […]


To Your Hopes And Dreams

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Unfortunately I realized that my childhood dreams were slipping away into the abyss. From my first kool-aid stand at age 7 to the mock theater on the porch and the first guitar at age 10. This wannabe Rock Star performer and entrepreneur would have to put those dreams on hold. I had to support my […]