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Social media sites could lead to identity theft | Better Business Bureau

  • Aug 17, 2014 at 3:07PM

Whether it’s giving online birthday wishes, connecting with former classmates or gaming with friends, social media has become a powerful networking tool for businesses, consumers and, now more than ever, crooks.

 
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Marti Reeder, Realtor, Broker

The Jetsons have arrived: fun mobile apps to control your home

Once upon a time, The Jetsons were a futuristic family with an ultra-modern home full of gadgets designed to make their lives easier. Well, the Jetsons have arrived, and you too can have those goodies at your fingertips to control lighting, temperature, security and more. Here are a few mobile apps to try, explained by...

Marti Reeder, Realtor, Broker

The Benefits of Home Ownership

Check out this great infographic from House Logic on the benefits of home ownership. It has some great statistics. For example, did you know that a homeowner’s net worth is 34 times that of a renter’s? Wow! It also provides tax benefits to the homeowner and helps create jobs within our community. Take a look…...

Marti Reeder, Realtor, Broker

Pricing your home for sale – highest is not always best

When choosing a broker to list your home, it is important to select that person carefully. It should be someone you trust and who has your best interests in mind. Here are some criteria to consider: -        The broker should be able to explain the proposed pricing plan to the seller. -        You, as the...

Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald

Small businesses gain federal contracts | Calvin Goings

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 1:12PM

In Fiscal Year 2013, our government awarded 23.39 percent in federal contracts to small businesses. That’s $83.1 billion of contracting dollars, according to SBA’s Small Business Procurement Scorecard.

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