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American Dream Index

  Forbes.com recently released the results of their new American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.”   The monthly index measures several different economic factors, including goods-producing employment, personal and commercial bankruptcies, building permits, startup activity, unemployment insurance claims, labor force […]

May 10th, 2017  |  Published in Good To Know, News and Numbers, Unique


Who’s mortgage are you paying?

  Ask the average renter who’s mortgage they are paying and most will quickly correct you by saying, “Oh no. I don’t have a mortgage. I rent.” Some, when further challenged, might even speculate on whether their landlord has a mortgage or if they own the property free and clear. Let’s face it. If you […]

May 9th, 2017  |  Published in Ask Those Callaways, Good To Know, News and Numbers, The Economy


10 Things I Just Learned About “The Salvation Army”

When we speak to people about “The Salvation Army” and all the wonderful work they do for society a common response will be “I didn’t know that!”  I found myself saying that same thing a short time ago as I was listening to JoAnn Callaway talk about them.  I’ve always known the Army was there […]

May 8th, 2017  |  Published in Activities, Featured, Good To Know, Real Estate for Rehabilitation, Real Estate Wednesdays, The Salvation Army


Coming Soon May Come Soon

  When Matt Consalvo, CEO of ARMLS, announced last week at a Broker event that ARMLS was considering a new status called “Coming Soon”, I felt a little guilty and a little proud.   I was proud because JoAnn invented the term more than eight years ago. You see, we often list a home one […]

May 4th, 2017  |  Published in Good To Know, Homes For Sale, New To Market


OMG… It’s Wire Fraud

  While Congress investigates the Russians hacking the election, the real danger is right here, right now and it may or may not be clandestine nerds in a foreign country. Whoever it is, they are hacking into our emails and shadowing us to learn who we email, what we say and even how we say […]

May 4th, 2017  |  Published in Good To Know, Legal/Contracts, News and Numbers


7 Billion People

Maps That Help You Understand The World Posted at BensWilliamsLibrary.com on February 7, 2014 by Ben   1. This map shows the world divided into 7 sections (each with a distinct color) with each section containing 1 billion people.     2. This map shows (in white) where 98 percent of Australia’s population lives.   […]

April 7th, 2017  |  Published in Good To Know


Mortgage Rates Are On The Rise

By Holden Lewis • Bankrate.com   Kzenon/Shutterstock.com   Mortgage rates are poised to go up. You should lock your interest rate now. Rates on home loans edged slightly upward in Bankrate’s weekly survey. They likely are headed even higher in coming weeks because it looks like the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates this […]

April 7th, 2017  |  Published in Good To Know, Housing Analysis, Market Trends, News and Numbers


Yes, Virginia

Your Mommy and Daddy can sell the house during the holidays, and here’s why:

November 10th, 2016  |  Published in Good To Know, I Am A Client Of Those Callaways, Market Trends


“6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blahs”

Snow and dark days dampening your spirits? These ideas will have you looking on the bright side[…]    

January 26th, 2015  |  Published in Good To Know, Unique


“What’s the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?”

Straight, diagonal, chevron, parquet and more. See which floor design is best for your space[…]    

January 20th, 2015  |  Published in Around The Home, Good To Know, Home Improvements


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