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Re: /gardening/the elderly and home sales...


Gee sounds like all these suggestions would be much better than forgetting
to empty the litterbox.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 10:01 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] /gardening/the elderly and home sales...


> or chocolate chip cookies- even the pillsbuty packaged/refridgerator kind
> smell great when cooking- and all you have to do it plop them on a cookie
> sheet- no mixing required!
>
> Theresa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 1:58 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] /gardening/the elderly and home sales...
>
>
> If the bread doesn't work, Mardi, try a little vanilla in the tea
> kettle.
>
> On Wednesday, January 21, 2004, at 10:21 AM,
> <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
>
> >> Mardi, what has you mom done to try to get the property to move?  I
> >> take
> > it
> > the realtor wasn't the problem?
> >
> > Bonnie, she lowered the price about 10% and is putting in new tile in
> > kitchen/bathroom and new carpet in the rest of the house.  Probably
> > around
> > $4,000 worth.  Carpet and radiant floor heating is just DUMB but that's
> > what the folks going through wanted to see.  She had everything
> > repainted
> > when she moved out the first time.  I do think her realtor is part of
> > the
> > problem.
> >
> > I hate to say it, but one of the best things she did was move back.
> > Now
> > when someone comes to tour the house she puts a loaf of bread in the
> > oven,
> > and has the rest of the house set up like a model home.  The dining
> > table
> > is set for a holiday feast with nice dishes and stemware, and one of my
> > quilts for a tablecloth.  The second bedroom is a working office.
> > She's
> > had more people going through since she moved back.  Keep your fingers
> > crossed.  Even at a spry 84 years old, I want her closer.
> > Mardi
> > Iowa z4b
> >
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> Zone 10
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