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    My New Year’s Resolutions

    By Beth Ferester | January 6, 2023

    1- Lose weight – at least 10 pounds- maybe 15. Well, I don’t really know how this will work since I don’t work out and love to eat.  Therefore, I will try to cut out sweets and carbs, but that won’t work either as those are my favorites.  And, honestly, at my age I don’t want to... Read More

    From a Dog’s Point of View.

    By Beth Ferester | November 2, 2022

    Six years ago I was looking through the internet and found the cutest little puppy that was surely a doggie “glamour shot”.  When the children were growing up, we had several dogs, but were definitely not good dog caregivers, and the kids did nothing to take care of the dogs. So we got rid of... Read More

    An Ounce of Prevention.

    By Beth Ferester | October 4, 2022

    My daughter was lucky enough to be diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer. Stage zero breast cancer typically doesn’t have any symptoms that are noticeable. Read More

    Why you need to file a Homestead Exemption

    By Beth Ferester | September 6, 2022

    Right after you purchased your home this year, you should have applied for your homestead exemption.  Not to worry if you didn’t, because it isn’t too late.  The information on how to file can be found on your county’s website.  In our area, it is either MCAD or HCAD.  Once you file for Homestead, you... Read More

    Whats up in the Real Estate Market?

    By Beth Ferester | August 5, 2022

    At least once a day I am asked, “What’s up in the real estate market”.  Well, after forty years in this market, I can tell you that I have to stop and try my best to predict what will happen.  I do know what has happened, but still cannot tell you what has driven it... Read More

    Milestones

    By Beth Ferester | May 31, 2022

    How has forty years passed in an instant?  How have four small children grown into middle age adults, and how have nine beautiful grandchildren grown into amazing individuals, each with their own set of talents and personalities? We have this revolving picture frame in our den where we have all of our pictures both present... Read More

    Team Building in Palm Beach with The Corcoran Group

    By Beth Ferester | April 20, 2022

    I knew when approached by The Corcoran Group, out of New York, that IF I chose to become part of a larger, prestigious international group, Corcoran would be the one.  They shared our culture of synergy and being consumer champions, putting our clients first and foremost. Making the decision to join Corcoran in January has... Read More

    Why Boutique Brokerages Have the Competitive Edge in a Crowded Market

    By Beth Ferester | March 9, 2022

    What exactly does the word “Boutique” mean?  The dictionary says “A business that is small and sophisticated”.   When Corcoran Realty Group, from New York, first came to us to launch their brand in Texas, we asked, “Why us?” They said it was because we matched the culture they had created over the past 50 years,... Read More

    Do you know an Icon?

    By Beth Ferester | March 8, 2022

    The definition of “icon” is, ”A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol of worthiness, dignity or talent.”  Does that describe someone you know? I have known many icons in my life, starting back in Knoxville, Tennessee when I was a young girl.  One was my mother’s sister, Mildred E. Doyle, who was the... Read More