Fun Facts and Inspiration for March 20
“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Did you know that…
Of the 3,000 islands in the Bahama chain, only 20 are inhabited.
Most gemstones contain several elements, except the diamond, it’s all carbon.
Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.
Until 1796 there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today we know it as Tennessee.
All the cobble stones that were originally used to create the streets in New York were originally weighting stones put in the hulls of ships coming from Europe to keep the ship’s keel even.
There is a story that circulates that a “duck’s quack does not echo and no one knows why.” This is not true.
The most popular Campbell’s soup in Hong Kong is Watercress and Duck Gizzard.
In real estate, sellers’ will occasionally opt to sell their home themselves rather than hire a REALTOR®. This is done for various reasons, but most often it is done to avoid the real estate commission paid by sellers. However, statistics show that homes sold by a REALTOR® sell quicker and at a higher price than what a home owner will most likely sell for. A recent study showed that homes sold by REALTORS® were sold for 20% more than a home owner could sell for.
If you are thinking of buying or selling, talk to a real estate professional – talk to a REALTOR® who can give you the information you need to make an informed decision.
As always, if I can help with any of your real estate needs, please feel free to text or call me at 301-712-8808 or email me at RolandLow1@gmail.com.