Northeast Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
March madness is upon us. Not only is inflation hitting us, but so is Shrinkflation. I know you are saying what the heck is that. Has Hannah gone mad?Well, yes, more angry than mad.  Your big companies want you to think they are not raising prices but look again. Oh yes containers and packaging will be getting smaller.  Things like toilet paper I am understanding  Cottenelle will be one of the first, bottled items like Gatorade,Paper towels and the list goes on and on. You most likely will not notice at first as they will slide it thru slowly. Shrinkflation  has happened before . You may remember when purchasing Ice Cream many years back in half gallon sizes  suddenly it was not a half a gallon at all.  So as a smart consumer you should look out  to see just what you are getting for you...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
It was my friend's birthday yesterday. He and his partner are always so good to me. On Christmas Eve the seven fishes were prepared and they hosted the nicest party. Gifts for everyone . When I opened mine I was so happy just what I needed, then there was another and another and another it seemed endless. When we went to have coffee, I noticed the coffee maker I had purchased for them was not there I was told they had not filled out the warranty and  it stopped working.  So I shopped online first for a KEURIG and I found at Walmart  a beautiful coffee maker only in black all other colors were $69.99 but Black was $47.99  it was a steal of a deal check it out if you need a coffee maker it can make up to 3 cups at one time online only. They loved it so much they purchased one for a friend...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
This week I spent my time wrapping my presents thankfully I was done shopping. What an exhausting month it was, Not just for shopping but also in Real Estate. Then again, if you watch the news here on the East Coast Covid is in the news again making everyone conscious of mask wearing and becoming vaccinated. There are some restaurants where indoor dining you must show proof that you are vaccinated in order to eat there in fact, that will be law sometime in January in Philadelphia just for indoor dining not outdoor dining. New York City to watch the New Year Ball drop the same thing . Won't it be wonderful when this all passes?   Well, enough of this gloom and doom, let's talk about last minute Steals and DEALS  Coach outlet is still has great deals and you may not have gift in hand you ...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Do you ever get the sense that the spirit of co-operation has been lost in the transactions, or is it me? The last few deals I have experienced the agents have been a nightmare to deal with or was it me? They did not go to the Home inspection with their buyer. I don't know I have seen ads on TV showing the benefits of using Realtors. The ad showed a buyer being out of town and having their agent handling the Home inspection for them. Now some agents say they do not go as it is too much liability.  I don't get it maybe it is me, but I find it difficult to read a  report . If I am there I can ask the inspector to explain so I can see just what the problem is. The little item can stay little and we can keep it in the right  perspective  .After all, the buyer is buying a used house not new ...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Oh the day is coming near and Debe Maxwell is  still asking "What am I Thankful for" This question as Michael Jacobs says so well pounders my mind . What am I thankful for??  All the little things around me. That is what I am thankful for . I was speaking to my dear friend today . I think you remember her I spoke of her, she had COVID before anyone knew what it was . Yes her name is Diane and we were speaking of times gone by. When we didn't have computers and had to wait for the silly multiple listing books  and ride around looking for signs on houses. Today everything is at our fingertips. Even shopping for food. There was a time when if you could not get to the food store, you had to depend on others now there are times I prefer to shop online for my food. I love Whole Foods and it i...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Today I am thankful to take the day off. The temperature dropped from  a high of 70 degrees to a high of 45 degrees. What a difference. I had all these plans, but when I woke I had a horrible migraine .  I did think after a cup of coffee and something to eat, perhaps it would go away .  The cup of coffee went down alright and of course my Cleo was waiting for her breakfast. She will meow for her Meo Mix cup of wet food and today she was rather loud as when I looked at the clock I noticed I had slept later than usual but I had had a rather busy stressful week and felt entitled.  I made a bagel. Did you know that an air fryer can make the best toast ever?  No need for a toaster the air fryer does it all.  My head was still pounding and my stomach was queasy. Darn migraine happens to me wh...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
I do enjoy Baking on these cool fall days, but I miss my old Neighbors because after I baked I would knock on their door and hand them half the Banana Bread I had Baked knowing they would enjoy it . The smiles on their faces always made feel  wonderful inside I would always make different variations  just to see which ones came out the best . It never mattered to my neighbors Rick and Joe they always loved whatever I made .The other day I found a recipe I love . I am really thankful that I love to bake .Debe Maxwell, CRS  reminded me how lucky I am to suddenly get an urge to want to bake a banana bread and do it . I am thankful for this gift and love of cooking. Although my waistline after making these delights if not eaten in moderation is not pleased with me. Here is my  new holiday f...
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