Up,Up and Away In My Real Estate Balloon

Written by Elaine VonCannon

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Home sales have rocketed at an unprecedented pace. According torepparttar National Association of Realtors’ statistics home sales are still defiantly onrepparttar 145855 rise. This demand is fueled by many factors. Baby boomers make up a large percentage of affluent home buyers and their population is estimated at 75 million. They are buying investment properties, second homes, and helping their children become homeowners. Mortgage rates may seem to be inching up, but they are still extremely low compared torepparttar 145856 double digit rates ofrepparttar 145857 1980s. I believerepparttar 145858 current lending friendly market will promote a boon inrepparttar 145859 real estate market – not a bust. In closing, I have some advice for home buyers and home sellers. Knowrepparttar 145860 price of homes sales in your own market area and then take your place within that market. You can buy, sell, or hold, just like investing in stocks. Inrepparttar 145861 coming years,repparttar 145862 real estate market may see a slow down of appreciation in home equity from double digits to single digits. Yet all investors, even inrepparttar 145863 stock market, know that to truly reaprepparttar 145864 benefits of investing, you must at least be prepared to hold onto an investment untilrepparttar 145865 time is right to sell. Real estate is, and will remain,repparttar 145866 most stable investment anyone can make now and in years to come. For more information on buying property with some great potential inrepparttar 145867 Williamsburg area, read my article on purchasing in New Kent County, Virginia: http://www.voncannonrealestate.com/If_I_had_a_Hammer_I_Would_Build_in_New_Kent_County_Virginia.php.

Elaine VonCannon is a REALTOR with RE/Max Capital in Williamsburg, Virginia, and she manages investment property. Elaine is also an Accredited Buyer's Representative as well as a Senior Real Estate Specialist. She has helped numerous clients invest in and make money on property in Southeastern Virginia.

Pottery makes a great gift, plain and simple

Written by Robert Gravestock

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One ofrepparttar perks to purchasing handcrafted pottery is that every piece should be dishwasher and microwave oven safe. Furthermore, you should also be able to use pottery in a conventional oven with no worries, as all ofrepparttar 145759 glazes used should be 100 percent lead free, whether you are looking for dinnerware, oversized coffee mugs, or a beautiful vase.

I believe functional pottery serves a purpose, even if that purpose is to add torepparttar 145760 aesthetics of your home, along with being quite beautiful. It should also serve practical functions such as serving tea or holding a colorful bouquet of fragrant roses or to provide a haven for birds to gather and bathe inrepparttar 145761 outdoors. Every piece of pottery that you will find on any site should be functional, as well as pretty and stimulating to your senses. After all, pottery that makes you feel good by putting a smile on your face every time you look at it servesrepparttar 145762 most important purpose--making you happy.

Whether you are looking for a specific piece of pottery to fulfill a need, such as a colorful vase to display your floral arrangements, or you just want to fill your home with beauty, all functional handmade pottery should be expertly handcrafted fromrepparttar 145763 capable and artistic hands of an artist that is experienced in what they are doing.

Robert Gravestock

All of our stoneware pottery that you see at Sofi's Sunspot Studio is durable and safe to use in the dishwasher, microwave, and conventional oven. Our unique handcrafted pottery is so beautiful that you may be afraid to put it to good use. We only sell products that are functional, and we encourage you to use your stoneware pottery in your everyday life.

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