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My Year in 2013

Life goes on.  Living acts as the tides of change.  Looking back over the year I have had a lot of changes professionally, personally and as a writer in 2013. Professionally I sold many houses as a Realtor.  I also evaluated a lot of real estate for banks as well…

Going Home... Renting to Home Ownership in 10 Easy Steps

Making the Goal of Home Ownership Easy

‘Going Home… Renting to Home Ownership in 10 Easy Steps’ On March 1st, I published my fourth book entitled: ‘Going Home… Renting to Home Ownership in 10 Easy steps‘ which addresses the problems faced by so many prospective would-be home buyers in society.  It answers the questions of ‘How do…

The Haunted Romanian Forest episode on 'Destination Truth' will make you catch your breath!

Walking in the Woods

A few years ago I created a lot of videos about my adventures in the woods.  This video posted here is one I created about walking the trails of the Fort Custer Recreation Area near Augusta, Michigan.  It was a wonderful afternoon, following a slight rain fall which made the…

The Ultimate Air Dog Competition

Dogs With Hang Time

I thought I would share another of my favorite videos that I ever made today. It is a compilation of dogs jumping in the ultimate ‘Air dog’ competition that I attended some time ago. It was a fund summer event as part of a dog show, and the dogs would…

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Hot Air Balloons Make Time Stand Still

The hot air balloons that cross the skies of Battle Creek in the summer months of July each year are part of the joy of living in my town.  A few years ago I attended and filmed a ‘Balloon Illume’ event at the Field of Flight Air Show near the…

Tekonsha, Michigan

Tekonsha, Michigan

Driving through small communities like Tekonsha, Michigan always reminds me of the classic community spirit of America’s past.  This small community boasts it is a ‘Small village with a big Heart’ on its signs as you enter.  The village population has remained in the low 700’s with a slight increase…

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Architecture in Nashville, Michigan

I enjoy taking photos around in the smaller communities that I sometimes travel in.  Today, I had to make a drive up to Nashville, Michigan to photograph some property for a client. It was a cold morning, and the air was a crisp 9 degrees when I headed out.  The…

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More Statues I Saw in Florida

Adding on to my earlier post on statues, here is a collection of photographs from other statues I saw while visiting Florida a few years ago.  I always find statues to be interesting, and I love it when I see so many of them standing around a downtown area.  They…

Understanding Land Contract Homes: In Pursuit of the American Dream

Land Contract Homes

As a professional Realtor in Michigan, we are often approached by people with troubled credit histories trying to break away from renting, and moving into becoming a homeowner.  Land Contract Homes have an appeal because they bypass having to deal with a banking institution who would deny them due to…

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Statues I Saw in Florida

Florida is always a fun State to go visit.  They have all the great beaches, really.  The weather for the most part is nice as well, although it can be sticky at different times of the year.  I always carry my camera with me when I travel anywhere, and I…

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Land Contract Homes for Investors by Michael Delaware

I have written a second book recently entitled ‘Land Contract Homes for Investors‘ which is now available as an Amazon eBook for Kindle. I wrote this book as a follow up to my original book on the subject called: Understanding Land Contract Homes in Pursuit of the American Dream.  This…

Understanding Land Contract Homes: In Pursuit of the American Dream

My New Book: ‘Understanding Land Contract Homes: In Pursuit of the American Dream’

I just published my first book in real estate entitled: ‘Understanding Land Contact Homes: In Pursuit of the American Dream‘.  It covers the used of Land Contracts in buying ans selling a home in America.  This specialized type of financing is also called ‘Contract for Deed’ and is essentially a…