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Tips to Ease Family Conflict During the Holidays

by Laurie Whitehead, Registered Mediator As we enter in to the holiday season, we are more often surrounded by family which can certainly lead to stress and conflict. Your perfect holiday celebration may be teetering on dysfunction and feud. A few simple tips may help to avoid some of those stressful situations which will lead…
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Featured Listings for Nov. 25

Morning Side Brick Bungalow 3 Bedroom / 3-1/2 Bath 1722 Noble Drive $534,500 fmls# 4291734 Click here for slideshow   Virginia Highlands Cape Cod 3 Bedroom / 2-1/2 Bath 811 Amsterdam Ave, NE $509,900 fmls# 4292140 Click here for slideshow   Candler Park 1910 Bungalow 321 Oakdale Road $359,900 fmls# 4296567 Click here for slideshow…
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Photos with Santa in Inman Park!

By Jane Smith at Springvale Park Don’t schlep to the Mall to see Santa this year.  Instead, keep it in the 30307 by coming out to see St. Nick in Inman Park’s historic Springvale Park on Saturday, December 3 from 1-4pm!  For a suggested donation of $10 per pose, you can sit in Santa’s lap…
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Hot Tip, New Look: Layered Bracelets

By Lisa Milko at Event Perfect One of my favorite looks right now is layered bracelets. Mix them up, gold with silver, wood with enamel, chunky and slim. It’s a fun and easy way to mix up your jewelry and wear some pieces you haven't worn in awhile. I like to take some of my…
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Tips to Keep your Pet Safe for the Holidays

By Joan Beaulieu, DVM, Beaulieu Veterinary Services Please keep your pet safe this holiday season. Do not feed leftovers or bones as they may cause your pet to develop pancreatitis or intestinal obstruction. Both are serious life threatening conditions and may end up costing you a significant amount of money at your veterinarian.  Just give…
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It’s Warm Somewhere!

Just a reminder from Highland Travel Medicine to pack your sunscreen if you plan to travel to the southern hemisphere this time of year. It is summer season in places like Brazil, South Africa, and Australia! SPF 15 or higher is recommended to use on all exposed body parts, and reapply every few hours. Also, remember…
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Has the risk of an economic downturn diminished?

"A sharp pick-up in housing permits caused an October rebound of The Conference Board leading economic index, suggesting the risk of an economic downturn has diminished, according to the board's economists. "The index rose 0.9% in October to 117.4, following a 0.1% increase in September, and a 0.3% gain in August. The index is scaled…
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Fannie, Freddie and FHA REO Inventory declines in Q3

By: Calculated Risk Read the Fannie Mae Third Quarter Report here about the net loss of $5.1 billion in the third quarter of 2011, compared to a net loss of $2.9 billion in the second quarter of the year. The company’s third-quarter loss was driven primarily by two factors: $4.9 billion in credit-related expenses, the…
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Resolving Neighborhood Conflict

By: Laurie Whitehead, ljwhitehead@mindspring.com. Let's face it, from time to time, we have issues within our community. How we deal with these conflicts is extremely important. Quickly addressing issues head-on in a non-confrontational manner can often diffuse situations before they escalate. Listen carefully to what your neighbor has to say even if you are eager…
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Featured Listings and October Activity in Lake Claire & Candler Park

375 Candler Park Drive Atlanta, GA 30307 MLS# 4277521 $799,900.00 5 bedroom/4 bath Click here for a photo tour 446 Hardendorf Ave Atlanta, GA 30307 MLS#: 4246776 $599,000 4 bedroom 3-1/2 bath Click here for photos 314 Elmira Place Atlanta, GA 30307 MLS#4194079 $559,900 5 bedroom 3-1/2 Bath Click here for slideshow Click here for…
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