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June 2017

Buying

Buying a home in a seller’s market

We are experiencing a ” seller’s market” this Summer.   You  have been waiting for good weather to start looking for your new home.  Or, you have waited all Winter and sold your home and need to find a new one. Whatever situation you find yourself in, now is a great time to make that new home purchase . Know the tips to get the best deal on your new dream home. First, be ready! Have your financial information in order.  Know how much you can spend, and  how much you can borrow.  You should know how much you have…

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Father’s Day is Here! June 16th!

It’s June, and here comes Father’s Day again!  This is a day to  honor our fathers.  The day that we have a barbecue in the yard or at the lake or campground, or maybe we take the old man golfing. How did Father’s Day start? Good question!  There are different answers, and we have  some of them here for you.  These are the most popular three. First, to honor a mine disaster in West Virginia? You read that right.  In June 1908, a woman named Grace Golden Clayton, had the idea of honoring the 361 or 362 men, ( depending…

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June 14th is Flag Day!

This Wednesday June 14th, we celebrate Flag Day.  Here is an explanation of what it is and why we celebrate it. The First Flag Day   A 19 year old school teacher named Bernard Cigrand first proposed Flag Birthday or Flag Day in1885.  In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson established the day as a national holiday by making a proclamation.  It was not until 1949 that President Harry Truman signed legislation that permanently made June 14 a national holiday. Each year on Flag Day, the President signs a proclamation stating that all federal buildings fly the American flag. The first American Flag…

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Rosalia Battle days! This weekend!

At last, we are  headed into Summer!   Following the Winter that lasted FOREVER.  And are we glad!  Say  ” Bye-bye” to cold, “hello” warm weather, sun, camping, fishing, floating the river, and of course, Rosalia Battle Days! What? That’s right,  Rosalia Battle Days!  Actually, the celebration is this weekend!  From 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM.  Ok, so what are we going to see?  A parade, of course!  And, a fun run, a rodeo, and a dance!   Also, there will be food.  What more could we ask for? What was the Battle about? Turns out, Rosalia is the site…

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