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Survival Essentials - Newsletter

Thinking About Choosing a Retirement Community

Encore Living

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Why Didn’t I Do This Sooner?

 Survival Essentials has worked with a delightful array of people over the years and there has truly not been a one that hasn’t said “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”  On the other hand, they also all started out feeling overwhelmed.  How about you?  Survival Essentials can relieve the overwhelmed feeling and also get you “there” sooner!

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Wednesday April 23 1:30pm

Jean Back discusses differentiating trash from treasure

Keeping the Best Leaving the Rest

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Chester County's Seniors!

Jean Back is interviewed by publication for and about Chester county seniors

Downsizing is "Essential"

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Some homes are slow to sell even in the hottest markets

Among the reasons: mispricing, excessive restrictions on access to buyers and agents, failure to clean or make repairs and a variety of other marketing bungles.

WASHINGTON — With full-fledged sellers' markets underway in dozens of metropolitan areas around the country, new research has found curious statistical patterns emerging: Even in cities where listings get multiple offers within days or hours, significant numbers of homes are sitting on the market for six months, 12 months or more with no takers.

Call them turnoff listings. Despite roaring sales paces all around them, for one reason or another these houses send shoppers scurrying away, often because of mispricing, excessive restrictions on access to buyers and agents, failure to clean or make repairs and a variety of other marketing bungles.

Latex Paint and Stains Disposal 

Recent research shows that latex paint and stains can safely be put in the garbage for disposal at a landfill, as long as the paint is dry or solidified first. 

 Dumped illegally, liquid latex paint can be a hazard by plugging or damaging septic fields, overloading sewage treatment plants and creating environmental hazards on the ground. 

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