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Archives of real estate blog entries for December 5, 2006 (Page 4)
ActiveRain Week in Review Suggestion - 03:11 PM
I was reading the comments over at Jeff Belonger's post and thought I'd ask for some feedback on this suggestion: If enough ActiveRain members were interested, perhaps we could take turns hosting the "ActiveRain Week in Review" posts on our AR blogs, similar to the way that the "Carnival of ActiveRain" has members who pick a category to choose a winner from. We could keep a calendar schedule going in a forum post where members can sign up for a particular week. Some additional suggestions include: The same member cannot host a review post more than once every six weeks (more? less?).Due to the fact that (12 comments)
My desk is a mess... - 07:07 PM
A few days ago I wrote my business plan for 2007 in the process I totally trashed the organization of my desk and my life. You see, I have my Real Estate business and my husband's TV Post Production business and, of course, our house business --- all of these end up on my desk! In planning 2007 for my Real Estate business, I pulled from several files to get at the numbers I needed to devise my plan. Well most of that mess I re-organized earlier today. I still have to write Magnetic's plan for 2007, most of that info is neatly (1 comments)
Cooper City, Florida Real Estate Market Report (December 5, 2006) - 09:08 AM
Cooper City is located to the South of Davie and to the West of Dania Beach. It is a community of great schools parks and more. Total residence count of 133,451 with a total household count of 46,873. The median age in Cooper City is 36.42 with a median income of $59,283. The weather is great year round with a low of 59 and a high of 90 degrees. The single family market consisting of single family homes is as follows. Their is 235 properties on the market. Their have been 195 closed sales since the first of January 2006. Their is (0 comments)
Plantation, Florida Real Estate Market Report (December 5, 2006) - 09:30 AM
Plantation, Florida is located north of Davie east and south of Sunrise and west of Fort Lauderdale. The weather is great year round ranging in temperatures from 59 as a low to a high of 90 degrees. The total residence count is 405,788 with a total number of households at 146,997. The median age group of Plantation is 35.43 with a median income of $48,161. The single family market consisting of single family homes is as follows. Their is 672 properties on the market. Their have been 380 properties that have sold since January 1, 2006. Their is 43 properties currently under (0 comments)
Wilton Manors, Florida Real Estate Market Report (December 5, 2006) - 09:54 AM
Wilton Manors is located to the west of the intracoastal to the south of Fort Lauderdale. One of the fastest growing eastern communities of Broward County. The weather is great year round ranging from an average low of 58 to an average high of 91 degrees. The total residence count is 119,656 with a total household number of 44,039. The median age of Wilton Manors is 33.74 and the median income is $33,405. The single family market consisting of single family homes is as follows. Their is 151 properties on the market. Their have been 64 properties that have sold since January (1 comments)
So we're on the plane and off to Oahu. It's been interesting so far, to say the least. We ran across the Playboy girls in LAX airport (I didn't know who the heck they were..my wife pointed it out) and got bumped from a Southwest flight to an ATA flight. After getting the stupid seats that don't recline and sitting next to a hard core smoker, we moved to better seats. Yea, the ones behind the screaming children! But, we're off and on our way. The pilot has a sense of humor, which is good. He said, "we'll be looking at a lot of (7 comments)
Just picture it, it's the year 2027. Real Estate as we know it is much different now than it was 20 years ago. Back then, we were using websites like Trulia, Realtor.com, HouseValues.com and most of all, Google. Remember that website? Where you could do web searches and find almost anything on the Internet! Active Rain was a just a startup Real Estate blog, now look at it! To think we were blogging back then and now we are doing 100% paperless Real Estate transactions from start to finish and virtual tours in buyers' living rooms with holograms. Oh, how the (2 comments)
Dear Santa~ Ok Santa, cough it up! I know you've got the goods for the big kids and I've got some requests. Have I been naughty? Maybe a bit...but overall, I've been pretty nice. I return phone calls for my clients in a timely fashion; I help them get out of bad debts, buy new homes and more importantly, I get them into better loan scenarios than they are currently in, that match up with their goals and objectives. Refinancing them out of Option Arms and 3-5 year adjustable products from a few years ago that are now starting to adjust upward (4 comments)
Realtor Magazine Online, claims St George Utah is one of the saftest places in America, see the article. If you read the rest of the article you'll notice a number of locations are also in the Rocky Mountain region of our country. If your working with clients looking for stability and security it's hard not to like my home state of Utah. The real estate market was hot in Saint George over the last few years, and homes under certain values are still selling quickly. It's cooled some from the past previous 40% Plus gains, but I wouldn't gamble on Saint George (0 comments)
"On Being a Groupie!" - 02:31 PM
There seems to be some concern and frustration being voiced over the recent launch of ActiveRain's "Groups - Beta." It all started with Karen Hurst's blog entitled, "Group Confusion," and then was further developed by Marc Blasi's runaway freight train blog, "New Group Confusion." Karen's post dealt with the annoying proliferation of irrelevant blogs that were showing up in various groups. Marc's blog simply reiterated her point, but took on a life of it's own, as things can tend to do sometimes here on ActiveRain. In fact, the conversation is still going on in another Part II spin-off blog posted by Jeff Belonger. Allow me to add (40 comments)
"Northwest Design Center" - Local Business on the Kitsap Peninsula - 06:25 PM
One of the challenges when relocating to a new area is finding all the best places to shop, especially for furniture. Northwest Design Center, located along Hwy. 305 in Poulsbo, Washington, is the brainchild of local business entrepreneur, Constance Swanlund. Along with Marketing Manager, Frank Portello, the center offers an extensive selection of the most exquisite furnishings for the discerning buyer, and a wide range of designer services. Their current facility has over 30,000 square feet of quality home furnishings, accessories, an interior design studio, and the Cafe' Divano coffee shop. The showroom features Traditional, Classic, and Asian style pieces. Specialty rooms display wall art, (8 comments)
Anaheim Condo's For Sale - 01:39 AM
I have 2 Anaheim Condo's For Sale: Both are in a nice quiet complex in Anaheim across from Disneyland off of Cerritos and Walnut. 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 1446 sq ft. Private patio, A/C, Washer/Dryer hookups, 2 car attached garage, 2 story townhome. Lovely greenbelt view, 3 pools, a jacuzzi, rec room and playground. Addiitonal parking is available. Asking $455,000. Low assoc dues of $187 per month. offering 3.25% to selling agent 2 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 987 sq ft. 1 car detached garage plus 1 parking space. 2 story townhome directly across from lovely pools and playground. Patio for BBQ's and entertaining, A/C, (0 comments)
HOUSING MARKET IS GOING TO DOGS - LITERALLY - 08:49 PM
Real Estate market is getting more and more creative. I've just found this article and decided to post it here. Since I am a crazy dog lover, I am all for it. I mean the idea of selling it, not building it for my pets. My pets prefer my couch. Read the story... "Doggie Mansions, a company in West Palm Beach that builds designer doghouses priced from $10,500 to $100,000, is offering 10 percent commissions to real estate professionals who make the sale. Partners (and dog lovers) Stacy Small and Donald Gorbach, a veteran real estate practitioner, started the company last summer (0 comments)
Taking Personal Responsibility - 10:19 PM
This is one of the the main issues that we have in our every day life, being responsible for our actions and making choices. What we think about-we talk about and what we talk about-we bring about. And we are totally responsible of who we are and where we are now. Brian Tracy described it the best ... "Did you ever stop to think that everything you are or ever will be is completely up to you? Just imagine! You are where you are because of who you are. Everything that exists in your life exists because of you, because of your (2 comments)
SOLD!! SOLD!! sOLD !! This Mint Attached Brick Townhouse in Beechhurst features 2 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath, Sunny Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen, Washer/Dryer in the full Finished Basement with Family Room and Private Beach Rights to Booster's Beach! . To schedule a private viewing please call the office today! Taxes - $2,880 Asking Price $519,000 For more information call Christine from Carollo Real Estate at (917)939-1086 For real estate related articles Visit Nyhouses4Sale.typepad.com (0 comments)
Flushing 11358 Two Family Home For Sale - 09:56 AM
This Brick Semi Detached LEGAL Two Family in Flushing features many updates and has plenty of potential! The first floor features 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Living room, Dining Room(or additional BR), and Eat In Kitchen. On the second floor there are 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Living room, Formal Dining Room and an Eat In Kitchen. The third floor boasts 3 more additional Bedrooms, Living room, dining room and a Kitchen. Home also boasts a private 3 car driveway all on a 32x100 lot! Call for more details today! Asking Price $829,000 For more information call Christine from Carollo Real Estate at (917)939-1086. For (5 comments)
Locust Grove Overpass Project - 07:08 PM
You don't need to live in the Treasure Valley long to realise that one of the biggest infrastructure problems we have right now is a lack of North-South roads to carry traffic over I-84. The problem is most noticeable on the Eagle Road corridor from Eagle at Highway 44 (State Street) through Meridian to the freeway and over to the south part of the county. Eagle Road now carries so much traffic that you can find problems there any time of the day. Today, the Idaho Transportation Department took the first step on the next part of its plan to alleviate some of (0 comments)
Official Welcome to Our Group Real Estate Virtual Assistants! - 09:16 PM
Hi Everyone! I just wanted to extend everyone a big welcome, and hope that we can get some conversations going about Virtual Assistants & Real Estate! I know that we are all going to have alot to offer and I hope that everyone jumps in with whatever, whenever they want...I guess as long as it pertains to real estate virtual assistance, new technology, tricks and tools of the trade etc. etc. Thanks to all the REPs (that's shop talk for Real Estate Professional) who have joined, please join in with your comments and questions! Since we have over 85 registered VAs I hope that (1 comments)
Utopia, Pfizer, Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods - 09:10 PM
Southeastern Connecticut has been making the news day after day recently. Utopia was a $1.6 billion proposed theme park, movie studio, entertainment complex to be situated on a former state hospital site located between the Mohegan Sun Casino and the Foxwoods Resort and Casino. After listening to proposals form the Utopia developer and then never seeing him perform on what was promised the town of Preston, CT said no more. Pfizer, Inc. has large research facilities in Groton and New London, Connecticut. Pfizer has always been looked upon as "the" place to work with lots of top research scientists working at these (4 comments)
Market Data for NOVEMBER 2006 - Carlsbad, CA - 07:13 PM
Here are the summary statistics from the MLS for the month of November for Carlsbad, CA. Some interesting things to note - inventory dropped 9% from last month. There was no change in the median price for attached homes from the previous month, but an increase of 1% for detached homes. However, both showed a decline in median price as compared to 1 year ago. We may be starting to see a slowing in the market over the next month or so which is typical during the holiday season. If I can provide more information, or otherwise be of assistance, please let me (2 comments)
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