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Friendly Reminder: Daylight Savings This Weekend
Acedemic Earth 
Just a friendly reminder to set your clocks forward one hour this Sunday March 14th 2am. 
Here is some Daylight Savings trivia:
  • Benjamin Franklin originally came up with the idea of Daylight Saving Time
  • Reasons cited for observing Daylight Saving Time include conserving energy, preventing crime and reducing traffic accidents
  • The most common quote for which direction to change your time is "spring forward, fall back"
  • Franklin Roosevelt was the first president to institute year-round Daylight Saving Time
  • Daylight Saving Time was called War Time when it was first instituted year-round
  • Hawaii and most of Arizona do not follow daylight-savings time.
News and Views  
The "Cash for Appliances" rebate program here in California gets started this week.  The state has allocated more than $35 million for rebates of up to $200 on Energy Star-qualified appliances. People who take advantage of the program are also required to recycle their old appliances.
The Spectrum Group says the number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more - not including primary residences - grew by 16 percent in 2009 to 7.8 million. That's up from 6.7 million millionaires in 2008.  There also are 12.7 million households that are considered affluent, worth more than $500,000. In addition, there are 980,000 Ultra High Net Worth households, those with more than $5 million in net wealth.
Living Big In A Small Home
With the average home size declining, owners are cleverly doing more with the square footage they have.  Click on the article Living Big In A Small Home to read some interesting tips. 
Other news or tips and tricks for selling or maintaining your home can be found here on my website.
Famous Quotes 
"One half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck."
Carl Zuckmeyer 1896-1977, Writer and Playwright
Buying a Home 
Do you have questions about the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit?  The IRS article First-Time Homebuyer Credit Questions and Answers: Homes Purchased in 2009 or 2010 may answer many of your questions.
Other news or tips and tricks for buying a home can be found
here on my website.


Jennifer Ross

Experience Counts!
Over 21 years in
Real Estate sales
Serving all of San Diego
Office: 800.913.7677
Direct: 619.985.7340
Some Really Smart Students
Girl Cartoon 
Teacher:  Name two states in the United States.
Mary:  Pick me! Pick me!
Teacher:  Mary?
Mary:  I'll name one Taylor and the other one Charley!
Teacher:  Suzi, go to the map and find North America.
Suzi:  Here it is.
Teacher:  That's correct. Now, Bobby, who discovered North America?
Bobby: Suzi
Teacher:  Barry, your essay about your dog is exactly the same as your brothers. Did you copy his?
Barry:  Ma'am. It's the same dog.

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- Jennifer