Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Attention Buyers!

If you are in the market to buy a home, the KCM blog has a very good post on the "cost" of a home.  They define the "cost" of a home as the amount of the long term expenditure.  When rates are as low as they are, now is the time to buy.

Here is the post: KCM blog November 7th post

Have a great day and remember to call me when you are ready to buy or sell a home,  I will treat your transaction as if it were my own.

                                                  Carla Brooks

PS image a courtesy of free digital photos

Monday, November 5, 2012

Have Four Years Really Gone By?

                                         Wow, its time to vote in another Presidential election.

According to the news today, voters are turning out in record numbers compared to the last presidential election.  I hope this is true.  After all, the election and the issues are important.   I like to believe that the more people voting in our country, the more patriotism there is.  And its exciting to be around people passionate about their country and the issues confronting our society and economy.

While visiting Paris in 1998, I loved the feeling of passion of the French people.  The people seemed connected to life and committed to what makes them happy.  How could one argue with that?  I'm amazed at the number of American blogs devoted to French inspired decor and French Living and reading these blogs I know I'm not the only one who feels the passion of the French people.

I'm proud of the younger generations for being so interested in the political leaders.  They seem to understand that the decisions made today will have a bearing on their futures.  I don't recall having much interest in politics while in high school and college.

My 5 year old grandson came over the other day, sat down on the couch and proudly announced his Presidential pick!   Of course, his pick mirrored his parent's preference yet I don't believe I knew anything about the United States Presidents when I was 5 years old.  Part of this awareness is the exploding media coverage of political issues and events.  Some of might be more inclined to feel the way the 4 year old girl (on the u tube video) crying because she was so tired of hearing about "Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney".  How cute is that?

In any event, I bring out the old Ty Beanie babies every 4 years and let them duke it out in my kitchen until the results are in.  Anyone passing through my kitchen will remember to vote!

Hope to see you with your "I Voted" sticker tomorrow:)

And remember, if you'd like to buy or sell a home, call me today!

                                                      Carla Brooks