Monthly Archives: December 2022

Politics & Real Estate come together….

DECEMBER 29, 2022 What Does the U.S. 2023 Appropriations Bill Do for RE? By Kerry Smith The $1.7T spending bill that funds the federal government through Sept. covers a number of RE priorities, such as buyer assistance, fair housing and … Continue reading

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Scams hit real estate…Sellers & Landlords need to know this….

DECEMBER 1, 2022 Fake Sellers, Fake Landlords: What’s Real Anymore? By Meredith Caruso “The advice for anyone you meet in real estate? Trust but verify – which means don’t fully trust anyone who isn’t your mother. Scammers continually find new … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida’s St. John’s River 1921 (bits-n-pieces)

This is a copy of a picture I have that was taken on July 15, 1921. I is labeled “Opening St. John’s River Bridge, July 15, 1921, Jacksonville, Fla.” And this is a copy of a picture I have of … Continue reading

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Review: Edward Jones “Protect financial accounts…” (internet-security)

Review: Edward Jones Protect Financial accounts from “cyberthieves” {Jones, E. (2022, December 28). Protect financial accounts from “cyberthieves”. Waycross Journal-Herald, pp. 5–5. Reported by John Pfaff in Financial Focus. John Plaff, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, 608 Jane St., Waycross, Georgia, … Continue reading

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Internet scams

by Mary Kelly Please be careful! Spams, scams, and hacks are on the rise. And if you are an older adult (and more so if you can be identified as being single or a widow/widower), you are a target! See … Continue reading

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Emerging trends in real estate markets (residential-markets)

So what are the predictions in the real estate market as we enter 2023? Emerging trends are in part just the opinions of the authors. However, trends are determined by recent market activity and what history tells us that recent … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Market (commercial-markets)

The commercial real estate market is not the same as the home sales market. In fact, when commercial properties are listed, the listings are not normally marketed in the same manner or on the same internet sites where homes are … Continue reading

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Are you there? (internet-security)

Have you ever received a phone call and heard the caller say right up front, “Are you there?” I bet you have. And I bet you said “Yes.” I heard of a new scam. The caller gets you to answer … Continue reading

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Relaxing activities to recharge yourself (bits-n-pieces)

Activities that will relax and take your mind off of anything that might be causing you stress or just preventing you from relaxing will be activities that only you can determine. “Activities” to relax…..Really? Yes, activity is a stress buster….but … Continue reading

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Sweetwater sign in Waycross defines Christmas (bits-n-pieces)

I drive by Sweetwater Baptist Church frequently and love seeing the quotes on their sign. It changes from time to time. I haven’t determined if they have a schedule for the changes or if they just change the quotations as … Continue reading

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Downtown Christmas tree in Waycross, Georgia (bits-n-pieces)

The Christmas tree is located in Phoenix Park in downtown Waycross. In 2022, the annual Christmas tree lighting to begin the Christmas season in Waycross was held on December 5.

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Mistakes…(bits-n-pieces)

The only people who don’t make mistakes are people who don’t do anything…….Walter Kelly https://marykelly.co/mistakes

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Freedom…(bits-n-pieces)

Freedom is not free But no price is too high To live in a country That is free. Mary Kelly, MBA

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Six questions to ask when choosing a lender

It is extremely important that you ask the right questions of lenders you are considering for a mortgage when you are going to purchase a home. Six of the questions you should ask are listed on the flyer embedded in … Continue reading

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ABC reports on video CFO posted that got him fired

If you are not retired and need to work, you need to see this. It is a YouTube video about posting a controversial video on the internet.

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Welcome to my website!

A special note to you from Mary Kelly Welcome! This website is a work in process….and it will frequently be updated with fresh and new content. So, I hope you will come back to it often to see what I … Continue reading

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