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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Jimmy Herring & John McLaughlin Release Joint Live Album From “Meeting Of The Spirits” Tour [Stream]

first_imgAt the tail end of 2016, Jimmy Herring and John McLaughlin announced a joint tour dubbed Meeting Of The Spirits. Jimmy Herring—the exceptional guitarist of Widespread Panic, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Dead, Jazz Is Dead, and more—brought a new project, Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip on the road with him, while McLaughlin, the famed English guitarist and bandleader, performed music from Mahavishnu Orchestra days with his band, The 4th Dimension.With the expansive tour getting multiple extensions due to demand, each night, both musicians and their respective ensembles began by performing sets individually before finishing off the show with a collaborative, improvisational finale. Heralded as one of the finer tours to grace stages in 2017, fans can remember the “Meeting Of The Spirits” tour with a brand-new live album, Live In San Francisco. Recorded at the tour’s December 8th, 2017 stop at San Francisco’s famed Warfield Theatre, the album was originally set for a September 21st release, but has been shared early, much to the excitement of fans. As John McLaughlin noted in a statement when the live album was announced, “This recording of the final set at the Warfield Theatre brings to full circle the amazing advent of The Mahavishnu Orchestra in 1971, and its renaissance on this night in San Francisco.”Added Herring, “Playing these timeless compositions with John and The Fourth Dimension was a life-changing experience!”John McLaughlin-Jimmy Herring – Live In San Francisco – Teaser Video[Video: Abstract Logix]Below, you can stream the album’s first of eight tracks, “Meeting of the Spirits”, and order your copy of Live In San Francisco now via Bandcamp:McLaughlin-Herring – “Meeting of the Spirits” – Live In San Francisco<a href=”http://mclaughlin-herring.bandcamp.com/album/live-in-san-francisco”>Live in San Francisco by McLaughlin-Herring</a>last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Alan Menken & More Working on B’way-Bound Happy Trails

first_img Initial reports of the project in development surfaced in September 2013, at which point just Brickman had been attached. At the time, the show was aiming to reach Broadway in late 2014 and open early this year. The King of the Cowboys and Queen of the West are aiming for the Great White Way! Happy Trails: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans in Song & Story has set its eyes on Broadway for next year. Joining the previously announced Oscar-winning bookwriter Marshall Brickman (Annie Hall, Jersey Boys) are composer Alan Menken (Newsies, Aladdin, the upcoming Mrs. Doubtfire) and lyricist Glenn Slater (Sister Act, School of Rock). Tony winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, Tommy) will direct. Rogers—born Leonard Franklin Slye—grew up in an impoverished Ohio community before gaining a reputation as a yodeler and guitar player. It wasn’t before long that he rightfully earned the title “King of the Cowboys,” starring in 88 films between 1945 and 1975, and the popular The Roy Rodgers Show. Equally famous were his wife, “Queen of the West” Dale Evans and his golden palomino, Trigger—the only horse in Hollywood to be billed above the title. Rogers and Evans wed in 1947—three years after meeting on the set of The Cowboy and the Señorita. The two would go on to co-star in 28 films together. Additional details, including cast and design team, will be announced at a later date. View Commentslast_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Bar fee statements are on the way

first_img May 15, 2004 Managing Editor Regular News Bar fee statements are on the way Bar fee statements are on the waycenter_img Members asked to support ‘Lawyers’ Challenge for Children’ Mark D. Killian Managing Editor Florida Bar members soon will receive their 2004-05 fee statements, reflecting no increase in annual fees and only minor modifications to the form.The fees are payable July 1 and are late after August 15, according to Bar Finance Director Allen Martin.Members will receive one of two fee statements: one designed for active members and another for those who have elected inactive status. Annual fees are $265. Inactive members pay $175. Challenge for Children Members also have an option to make a voluntary $45 contribution to The Florida Bar Foundation’s Lawyers’ Challenge for Children campaign to help bring the benefits of the law and of lawyers to the lives of poor children. The Foundation will dedicate Bar members’ contributions to legal assistance to children through grants to legal aid and legal services programs across the state, according to Bar President-elect Kelly Overstreet Johnson.Last year, Florida lawyers contributed more than $187,548 to the Challenge for Children campaign.“Let me tell you about just one of the many children helped through the Lawyers’ Challenge for Children,” Johnson said. “Sam is a 12-year-old and has never learned to read or write. Sam’s parents were dismayed that even after several years of special education, he had made little progress and school officials had refused to re-evaluate his needs and provide him appropriate services.”Johnson said with the help of legal aid, Sam is finally receiving the appropriate services and is learning to read and write at a new school.“Because we have helped the Foundation provide greater support to children’s legal services, children like Sam can reach their potential,” Johnson said. “Our gifts of at least $45 to The Florida Bar Founda-tion on the fee statement will help extend the reach of children’s legal services funding.” Online Payment Members have the option to complete their annual fee statement and pay their fees online via the Bar’s Web site at www.flabar.org.“Members should be aware that the fee statements are two-sided and must be completed both front and back and be mailed along with their payment to cover their fees and sections joined,” Martin said.Under the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, fees postmarked after August 16 will be assessed a $50 late fee. Members who do not pay by September 30 will be deemed delinquent. The delinquency may be cleared by petitioning the Bar, paying the fees, the late fee, and a $150 reinstatement fee.Under the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, members delinquent for five years will lose their Bar membership on October 1. To be reinstated, those members must meet all the requirements of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. Pro Bono Reports This year’s fee form again includes a pro bono section for Bar members to report if they have met the Supreme Court’s aspirational pro bono goals. The court asks lawyers to provide 20 hours of pro bono service or donate $350 to a legal aid program each year.A series of questions promulgated by the court appears on the fee statement, depending on what option the attorney selected. The court wants to know:• How many hours of pro bono service the lawyer donated and if the work was done through an organized legal aid program or on the lawyer’s own.• If the lawyer’s firm provided pro bono collectively under a plan operated by a circuit pro bono committee, with an indication of how much was allocated to the member.• If the lawyer has contributed to a legal aid organization in lieu of performing pro bono work.• Whether the attorney was unable to provide pro bono service or met the provision for being deferred.• How the lawyer fulfilled his or her service if done in some manner not specifically envisioned by the plan. Community Service This year’s fee statement again features a purely voluntary section that allows members to report the community and public service they have performed over the past year. The purpose is to obtain data to show contributions lawyers make by way of community service. Lawyers may voluntarily report whether they have provided service to the legal community, religious organizations, civic organizations, or other charities and how many hours they donated.The community service questions are separate from the court’s pro bono reporting requirements, and answering these questions does not constitute compliance with the required pro bono responses. Trust Accounting The statement also requires that all lawyers indicate whether they comply with the Bar’s trust accounting requirements and the interest on trust accounts rule.answering the trust accounting question, members certify they comply with Bar rules that mandate, “All nominal and short-term funds belonging to clients or third persons which are placed in trust with any member of The Florida Bar practicing from an office or other business location within the state of Florida shall be deposited in one or more interest-bearing trust checking accounts in an eligible financial institution for the benefit of the Foundation.”The Florida Bar Foundation may be contacted at (800) 541-2195 (for in-state members only) or (407) 843-0045 to answer IOTA questions. Installments Members who meet eligibility requirements may pay their annual fees in three equal installments. The first payment must be postmarked by August 16. To be eligible, members must be in the second or third year since admission to the Bar or be employed by a government agency in a nonelected position that requires the individual to maintain membership in good standing with the Bar. Only annual fees or prorated fees may be paid in installments. Section dues must be paid in full.The three payments must be postmarked by August 16, November 1, and February 1, 2005. The Bar will send statements for the second and third installments. A $50 late fee will be assessed if any payment is received late. For more information on paying in installments, see Rule 1-7.3(c). Other Options Bar members also may join sections and the Out-of-State Practitioners Division using the fee form. The attorney’s current membership in a section is indicated on the form. To join other sections, members may darken the circles next to the section they want to join and include the appropriate amount with their membership fees.The fee statement provides lawyers the opportunity to reduce their section dues by joining combinations of the Government Lawyer Section with the Administrative Law Section and/or the Criminal Law Section or the Administrative Law Section and the Criminal Law Section.Members may opt for inactive membership by marking the inactive status proclamation located near the bottom of the front page of the active membership statement and paying their fees by a postmark date of August 16. Active members may not elect inactive status online.Those who chose inactive status on last year’s statement will receive an inactive membership fee statement this year. It has many of the same features as the active membership fee statement, but does not allow the inactive member to join sections. Inactive members, however, can become affiliate members of the Out-of-State Practitioners Division or the Administrative Law, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Environmental and Land Use Law, and Tax sections.choosing inactive status, Bar members will reduce their annual fees by $90 and get automatic exemptions from continuing legal education requirements. They will, however, also give up a number of privileges, including the privilege to practice or advise on Florida law or hold a job that requires a Florida law license; to participate in the Bar’s certification program; to vote in Bar elections or be counted for purposes of apportionment of the Board of Governors; and to receive Bar publications, including the Journal and annual directory. Inactive members continue to receive The Florida Bar News. Inactive members who wish to become active again must call the Bar’s Membership Records Department at (850) 561-5832 or (800) 561-8060, ext. 5832.last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex The Target – May 2013

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York JUSTIN BIEBEROFF TARGET The pop star reaches new heights of self-love writing in a guestbook at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam that if the teen hadn’t died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, he hopes she would have been a “belieber.” Bieber then takes to Twitter to describe his time at the museum, which displays Anne’s handwritten diary, among other exhibits recalling the atrocities of the Holocaust, as a “chill day.” While some credit Bieber for addressing this dark chapter of history, the only thing he really did was cause his rabid pre-teen fans to take to Twitter in his defense, arguing that had she not been murdered for merely existing, along with 6 million others, Anne Frank would, in fact, have probably been a Justin Bieber fan. Are this kid’s 15 minutes almost up?FLOATING HEADPARTIAL SCORE The men’s crew team at Marist College in Poughkeepsie find a man’s head floating in the Hudson River, pull it to shore and the pictures go viral on the Internet. The only shocker here is the head was a 7-foot Styrofoam and fiberglass replica of a Greek or Roman statue.CANNONBALLBULL’S EYE The Long Island Rail Road announces the Cannonball, a premier express Friday afternoon train to the Hamptons and Montauk, will be departing from Manhattan instead of Queens this summer. The LIRR promises a smooth and comfortable 94-minute ride covering 75 miles without making a single stop before Westhampton. An extra $20 will get you reserved seating, beverages and snacks. You don’t even have to leave from Platform 9¾ to catch it – the Cannonball will depart from Penn Station’s Track 19 at 4:07 p.m. every Friday. We checked.GUNSOFF TARGET As the parents of Newtown victims watched, the Senate fails to pass a simple measure to curb gun violence, falling six votes short of expanding background checks of gun buyers. In other words, six of our senators would rather those like the Tsarnaev brothers wouldn’t have had to rely on pressure cooker bombs for their plans to target Times Square. They could have just armed themselves with an arsenal of automatic weapons without a care in the world. Good job, guys!EINSTEINBULL’S EYE Scientists believe that eventually Albert Einstein’s theory of General Relativity, published in 1915, will not hold true under extreme conditions. Without getting too wonky, a newly-discovered pulsar star and its white-dwarf companion nearly 7,000 light years from Earth, was expected by scientists to be just those extreme conditions. But the genius’ theory held true and once again, Albert Einstein: 1; The rest of us: 0.BOY SCOUTSPARTIAL SCORE The Boy Scouts of America proposes to lift the gay ban for kids and even gets support from the Morman community. Gay adult leaders, however, will continue to be excluded. One step forward, one step back.last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Three ways to avoid a sales culture

first_img continue reading » “I never look at deals as one deal. I look at them as a gateway to many more.” – Steve Gold, Real Estate Broker and Million Dollar Listing New York cast memberThis quote is more than a nugget of gold (pun intended) for anyone in business. It’s also proof that every once in a while, we can actually learn something positive from “reality” TV. I was watching Million Dollar Listing New York when Steve Gold shared his philosophy on the deals he makes. He was weighing the pros and cons of a prospective selling opportunity. His past and future relationship with the seller was a major factor in his decision, because it served as a gateway to new business.Relationship building often gets left out of the conversation when financial institutions discuss implementing a sales culture. That is one of the reasons so many fail at it. They are more focused on the sale and less focused on the relationship. It should be the other way around. To use a line from one of my favorite movies, “If you build it, they will come.” In this case, if you build relationships, the sales will come.When employees don’t consider themselves sales people, selling is a turn-off. What if you framed it differently and told them you were establishing an experience culture or a culture focused on relationship building?Here are three ways you can get your employees to sell successfully while NOT establishing a sales culture. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Fun Park Mirnovec and officially opened its doors

first_imgFun Park Mirnovec, the first theme and amusement park in Croatia and the region, last night officially opened its doors for lovers of adrenaline and entertainment of all generations.Fun Park Mirnovec is the largest investment in the entertainment industry in Croatia worth 12 million euros, whose investor is the regional leader and well-known producer of film and entertainment effects, Mirnovec pyrotechnics from Samobor. The amusement park covers as much as 45.000 square meters, and thanks to this project, more than 120 jobs have been provided.The project was supported from the very beginning by the Ministry of Tourism, which co-financed it with a 170 thousand kuna grant through the Competitiveness of the Tourism Economy program. “Croatia is this year’s hit destination, which is confirmed by the results of tourist traffic so far. These results would not be possible without quality cooperation between the private and public sectors, or any initiative that contributes to strengthening the quality of supply and service. This project will certainly have a positive impact on the attractiveness and recognizability of the destination, the extension of the season, employment and connecting stakeholders in tourism. Tourism is an experience and an industry of emotions, and that is why this is an exceptional opportunity to present Croatia once again as a destination that is much more than the sun and the sea, a destination that can offer many interesting attractions that can complete the Croatian tourist story., said Tourism Minister Gary Cappelli.Visitors to the park have at their disposal 24 attractions divided into three thematic units: Pirate City, Space and the Wild West. Of the 24 attractions, the most interesting are certainly the Adria Eye from which you can see the entire panorama, from the Kornati islands to Vrana Lake, as well as the Tornado and Big Blue rollercoaster. Also, within the park there will be a meaningful animation program, as well as a rich catering offer, both for children and for children. The great news is that the park will be open all year round, and the working hours of the park will be from 11 am to 23 pm. ” The park will be open from Easter to the New Year, while in the pre-season and post-season it will work on weekends, and in the tourist season of course every day. Although the season is the main part of the park’s business year, we will provide team building services, celebrations, theme parties and other entertainment to complete the offer and operate in the pre / post season.. ”Points out Slobodan Bursać, director of sales and marketing.Fun Park Mirnovec has a capacity of 5.000 to 8000 people, and the annual number of visitors is estimated at about 150.000-180.000. This whole great tourist story counts 120, of which 20 are full-time employees and the rest are students and seasonal employees. “The opening of a park of this size and this kind of content will have great positive effects for this part of the region. New jobs, student jobs and attracting foreign guests are just some of the positive effects from which the surroundings will benefit. We have excellent cooperation with local authorities and tourist boards, and the common goal is to extend the season. ”Concludes Bursać.last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Trump deepens rift with top doctor Fauci on US reopening

first_img“We’re opening our country, people want it open, the schools are going to be open,” Trump said.Fauci, an internationally respected expert on infectious diseases and a key advisor to Trump throughout the pandemic, testified in Congress on Tuesday that ending the lockdown too quickly could bring “really serious” consequences.”There is a real risk that you will trigger an outbreak that you may not be able to control,” he said.This was starkly at odds with Trump’s push to put the health emergency behind him and focus on getting the US economy back open. That view is gaining momentum as businesses struggle to stay solvent and millions of Americans register for unemployment relief. Fauci warned that opening too early could allow the highly contagious and deadly virus to resume spreading and this “could even set you back on the road to trying to get economic recovery.”Adding to the high stakes is the November election, in which Trump is arguing he will steer the country back to healthy economic times, while his Democratic opponent Joe Biden accuses the Republican of mishandling the pandemic and so worsening the fallout.So far, Trump has stuck with Fauci, but the doctor is increasingly in the background as the president pushes his reopening message.”Anthony is a good person, a very good person. I’ve disagreed with him,” Trump said in a segment of an interview on Fox Business Network due to air early Thursday.”I think that we have to open our schools,” Trump said in the interview.”We have to open our country. Now, we want to do it safely, but we also want to do it as quickly as possible. We can’t keep going on like this. You’re having bedlam already in the streets,” he said.”I totally disagree with him on schools.” US President Donald Trump on Wednesday deepened his rift with top medical advisor Anthony Fauci over loosening coronavirus restrictions, saying they “totally” disagree on whether to keep schools closed.The issue of whether students should return to schools and universities in September is emerging as a flashpoint in the standoff between the White House and medical experts over how quickly to reopen the country.Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, said he found Fauci’s latest call for a highly cautious reopening “not acceptable.”center_img Topics :last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Trade data point to severe economic contraction in Q2: Economists

first_imgIndonesia’s economy is expected to contract sharply in the second quarter this year as trade data show that both exports and imports nosedived in May amid a coronavirus-induced global economic slowdown.Economists have warned that falling imports in all goods categories point to lower demand and weaker manufacturing activities as well as investment, which will have a severe impact on the economy. Household spending and investment account for more than 70 percent of Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP).“On that basis, we expect household spending and investment growth to contract, so second-quarter economic growth is projected to shrink by 2 percent to 3 percent,” Bank Permata economist Josua Pardede said via text message on Monday. Indonesian imports plummeted to US$8.44 billion in May, down 42.2 percent from the same period last year, Statistics Indonesia announced on Monday. Imports of raw and intermediary materials, which account for more than 70 percent of total imports, plunged by 43.03 percent year-on-year (yoy) to $6.11 billion.Read also: Consumer confidence reaches historic lows amid layoffsAt the same time, imports of consumer goods and capital goods tumbled by 39.83 percent and 40 percent yoy, respectively.Exports, meanwhile, fell 28.95 percent yoy in May to $10.53 billion, their lowest level since July 2016, due to reduced shipments of coal, coffee, palm oil, as well as oil and gas. With imports falling more than exports, the country achieved a trade surplus of $2.09 billion for the month.Lockdowns and social distancing measures implemented in countries around the world to contain the coronavirus spread have sapped global commerce and hit economic growth, disrupting supply chains and forcing factories and stores to shut down.The World Trade Organization (WTO) has projected that global trade will shrink by between 13 and 32 percent as the economic impact of the health crisis remains uncertain.“The [May export and import] data is surprising, as [trade] fell more than expected,” said Mirae Asset Sekuritas Indonesia economist Anthony Kevin in a phone conversation on Monday.Read also: Indonesia’s exports, imports nosedive in May as COVID-19 restrictions hit trade“It shows that people’s purchasing power is deteriorating faster than thought,” he said, adding that he expected the economy to contract by 2 percent in the second quarter, more steeply than his previous projection of a 1.5 percent contraction.Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.97 percent yoy in the first three months of the year, the weakest quarterly growth since 2001, as household spending and investment growth slowed.The government expects the economy to grow at 2.3 percent this year under the baseline scenario, or contract by 0.4 percent under the worst-case scenario, which compares to growth of 5.02 percent recorded in 2019.“The government’s fiscal policy is crucial to prevent a more severe economic contraction,” Bank Central Asia (BCA) chief economist David Sumual said. He urged the government to expedite spending in the second quarter to stimulate the economy, as he projected GDP growth to contract by around 3 percent in the second quarter.The government has unveiled Rp 677.2 trillion ($47.6 billion) worth of stimulus spending to strengthen the healthcare system, direct more funds toward social protection to boost consumption and provide incentives to rescue Indonesian businesses from bankruptcy and workers from layoffs.David said exports and imports may have hit the bottom in May, as Indonesia and its trading partners had begun to relax social restrictions and lockdowns this month.“Recovery in trade activities will largely depend on the trajectory of the virus and whether there will be a second wave in Indonesia or in its trading partners,” he said.Indonesia recorded a trade surplus of $4.31 billion during the first five months of the year, which compares to a deficit of $2.68 billion in the same period last year, the BPS data show.Read also: Indonesian stocks, rupiah surge in recent weeks despite weak economic outlookGiven the surplus, Bank Indonesia head of monetary operations Nanang Hendarsah said the current account deficit (CAD) would be less than 2 percent of the GDP in 2020, lower than the central bank’s initial projection of 2.5 to 3 percent.“We see room for the rupiah to strengthen further to reflect its fundamentals and smooth the market mechanism,” Nanang said as quoted by Tempo.co.The rupiah traded at 14,115 per US dollar on Monday afternoon as the currency has gained around 17 percent since early April.Anthony of Mirae, however, took the optimism with a grain of salt, as he said the rupiah valuation was connected to economic growth. If the rupiah stood at around Rp 14,000 against the greenback while the economy grew at 5 percent, it was quite impossible to have it at Rp 13,000 when the economy contracts, he said.“Although the trade balance was in surplus, it should have reflected the weak domestic purchasing power,” he said, projecting that the rupiah would take a hit in the next months after listed companies release their financial reports, which are expected to be weak, leading to foreign capital outflows. (prm)Topics :last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex How to get more bang for your buck when selling

first_imgVendors don’t need to go the whole hog, but some basic repairs can help get a better sale price.Vendors don’t need to commit to a full Block reno to get top dollar for their homes, industry experts say, but a little bit of love and investment can go a long way when putting a property on the market.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:24Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:24 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenThe Reno after The Block…Julia’s dream home tour. 02:24 Related videos 02:24The Reno after The Block…Julia’s dream home tour. 01:00Selling in style – Kitchen & dining 00:43Selling in style – Playroom to bedroom00:53Selling in style – Master bedroom01:07Selling in style – Living roomMatt McCann, CEO of LocalAgentFinder said one of the most common questions vendors asked agents was which areas of their home or the sales process they should invest in.“When preparing a house for sale, a seller needs to be smart with how they spend their money and there are plenty of ways sellers can attract buyers without doing an entire remodel,” he said.McCann said some of the most important things to focus on were kitchen improvements, landscaping, presentation and all the little repair jobs owners had been putting off.Joseph Vella of First National Stanton and Taylor said cosmetically, the garden, fresh paint and a neat tidy house were important.“Sellers should (also) target areas that building inspectors look for and correct any problems with subfloor drainage that may welcome termites, fix leaking shower recesses, clear the floor space under the house, and clean gutters,” he said.“Vendors should work with their agents to make sure that money is spent in areas that make the maximum difference.“The suburb, the houses around the home for sale, and the buyer’s expectations in the area, will determine what a seller should or shouldn’t do.”Andrew Oostenbrink of Ray White Holland Park said vendors should also invest in advertising and marketing, including professional photography.“The first open home with the property is the online listing, so it’s imperative that the property presents at its best online to attract buyers to the open for inspection,” he said. Bring in a professional cleaning — you don’t want your house looking like a dog’s breakfast during an open home.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoMATT MCCANN’S TOP 9 TIPS FOR MAXIMISING SALE PRICETHE CRUCIAL1. Kitchen improvements. A kitchen can make or break a property’s sale. Sellers should consider replacing old appliances with newer ones, but it’s important to look at the overall condition of drawers and cupboards.2. General repairs and maintenance. Fixing any visible flaws with the property will make it more attractive to buyers, who are usually looking for something ‘move in ready’. While doing an appraisal, a good real estate agent can spot common issues that may need repair.3. Advertising and marketing. The general rule is that approximately one per cent of the anticipated sale price should be spent on marketing. A good agent will talk through possible strategies, and it should start with professional photography.4. Basic landscaping. A well-maintained garden will leave a lasting impression, but there is no need to go overboard as the cost might not be recouped. Studies show that 78 per cent of Australians would prefer to live in a home that has a garden and greenery, so buyers should lay new lawn over dead patches, mulch garden beds and plant fresh flowers.THE COST EFFECTIVE5. Style outdoor areas. Give outdoor areas some attention by purchasing new cushions for the outdoor furniture set — they are extremely affordable and can breathe fresh new life into the area and make the outdoors feel liveable.6. Bring in the green. Indoor plants are affordable, easy to maintain and will brighten up a living room or bathroom — they can also be taken to the seller’s new home. Succulents, mother-in-law’s tongue, philodendron and orchards are all very popular and can fill nooks that might be difficult to furnish.7. Use lighting to create atmosphere. When showing off a property, it’s a good idea to have all the lights turned on to emphasise how bright the home can be. Replace expired light bulbs with new, energy efficient ones, or bulbs with higher wattage.8. Enlist the help of a professional cleaner. A simple and inexpensive way to instantly maximise value and bring a property back to life is to give it a professional clean. Carpets should be steamed, bathroom and kitchens polished, windows wiped, and floors and walls washed. Exteriors may need to be pressure cleaned.WHEN TO STOP9. Renovations. Sellers can overcapitalise on renovations; a bathroom can be updated at a reasonable cost, however, extending a living area or adding on another level may not be worth it.last_img read more

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Category: laxaiplyfgakyiex Preparation For First Test Match In Dominica On Schedule

first_img Sharing is caring! Share Share Tweet Sharecenter_img LocalNews Preparation For First Test Match In Dominica On Schedule by: – May 12, 2011 53 Views   one comment Dominica will for the first time host a test cricket match at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium from July 6th to July 10th 2011.The five day match will be played between ICC World champions; India and the West Indies. Country Manager of Digicel Mr. Richard Stanton says preparations to accommodate and host the cricketers are well on stream.Click here for interview with Mr. Richard Stanton: Dominica will be hosting the West Indies Digicel Cricket matches for the third year. In 2009 Dominica hosted West Indies Vs Bangladesh and in 2010 Dominica hosted West Indies Vs South Africa.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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