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Archives of real estate blog entries for October 17, 2007 (Page 5)
Rhinebeck Market Report - 09:10 PM
We are now more than three quarters into 2007 and the Rhinebeck area still has a good amount of active listings. The lowest price listing is: $37,000 The highest price listing is: $4,200,000 There are 12 accepted offers, 8 properties in contract, 25 properties were sold. Lowest:$ 68,000 Highest:$ 2,685,000 Most of the sold properties were sold for less than the listing price. Only one property was sold at listing price, and one above listing price. There was one new construction that was reduced to almost half; a drop of $585,650. This is not typical, so, buyers should not expect to find bargains like this. Village of Rhinebeck Active listings: 27 Lowest Price: (3 comments)
I have been waiting for 9:00 AM since yesterday. There is an argument to be made that I have been waiting for 9:00 AM since 18 months, 2 weeks and 4 days ago. Thats when I first listed this beautiful 5 acre parcel with the 2200 sq ft custom mobile on it. Have you had a home (mobile or not) that you have shown, have shown so much that you know more about the features of this home more than your own house?? Have you been to a listing so many times that the neighbors stop and ask when the you (8 comments)
I just want to you all to know that I have learned a little about inserting pics into the blog. I have even went on a search of pics, and thinking about how I might use them. My next phase will be to learn to inset market reports, links and some of the widgets that i have been playing with. I love the way some of the listings are being presented, so much more interactive and user friendly. I saw one thing yesterday on a blog called flier widget. I really like that little jewel...This will take you to Sandy's site! (7 comments)
Consumers...are you flipping houses or are you flipping hamburgers? - 08:31 PM
I am not tying to offend anyone but I want help stop any more people from making a terrible mistake by getting involved in a very difficult situation. There is a big game that you can play out there in Real Estate land. You can either play the game hard or you can play fair. It is called house flipping. There is the major leagues and the minor leagues. You can choose your destiny if you play right. But if you play with the big boys you better be able to play at all time. It's not a game for everyone but there are different levels of (20 comments)
Business Week in Redding, CA - 10:26 AM
Thursday, 10/18: Ag Field Day (hosted by Shasta Community College) Shasta College will host its annual Future Farmers of America Field Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday on its farm. More than 1,500 FFA students from more than 35 high schools in Northern California will be competing in 20 contests. Call (530) 225-4660 for more information. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Looking to volunteer in our community? AARP is looking for volunteers for its Tax-Aide program. The free program is a service to seniors, low- to moderate-income persons and disabled taxpayers. It is sponsored by the AARP Foundation, the Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise (1 comments)
Real Estate Investors - Payers or Players? - 11:15 AM
Ok, I'll admit it. Most every time I hear about Real Estate investment seminars, I think about a guy or gal with half a bag on and no job watching late night TV at 2 in the morning....listening to somebody tell them that they can be a millionaire in just 3 short days if they buys his DVD, Book, or attends the seminar. Never work another day in their life and live in the lap of luxury. Who cares about bad credit, lack of assets, personal compatibility with the real estate investing game, and the like? All they have to do is pay (9 comments)
Why Inspect a home? - 08:20 AM
The other day, I wrote a post about a home I inspected - It's a Dead Deal. I was looking at it and thinking that i was proud that my report had made the buyer re-think his decision to buy the house. Now, I must tell you, I DON'T try to influence that decision, nor do I go looking for defects in a house. My mindset, when i arrive for an inspection, is to learn everything I can about that home, so that I can pass that knowledge on to my client. In my mind, he or she has already bought (8 comments)
Blackberry Users - 09:40 AM
I am a heavy user of my Blackberry. I am on it, perhaps a little too much. I found a great little tool. So, I thought I would share it. Just released. Kinda like google maps. Looks good. Live Search for BlackBerry is the best way to find key local information when you're on the go. Whether you're traveling for business, shopping around town, or planning your night out, you can quickly find businesses and restaurants, get turn by turn driving directions, and view it all on interactive maps. Go here wls.live.com Dave Woodson Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (1 comments)
100,000 and Climbing ! - 04:46 PM
Of all the social networks that are popping up across the Internet , ActiveRain still remains heads and shoulders above the others. Reflecting the best of Web 2.0 and our participation in it, we are a group that never lost sight of why we are here. And those reasons can be as varied as we are as individuals. These reasons collectively are not just self serving but serving each other as friends, colleagues and above all professionals with a high level of self pride in our respective professions. What sets ActiveRain apart from the others are some special features that have been in (63 comments)
118 Sparta Way $174,900 Subdivision Arcadia Village School Ben D. Quin Only 2 years old quality constructed! 1540 sq.ft. 3 bedrooms 2 bath + Sunroom. Corrrner lot! Tons of upgrades, granite counter tops, high ceilings, gas appliances.... More info at http://www.movenewbernnc.com/
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"The Referral of A Lifetime" Cliffnotes Version - 09:07 AM
The Referral of a Lifetime: The networking system that produces bottom-line results...Every Day! by Tim Templeton Do you like yourself? Wouldn't it be great if you could increase your performance by "just being you?" Never mind trying to imitate someone else. Just be yourself...work the talents you were innately given and never have to "sell" again. Do you like your product/service? It's not only about "making money." I mean sure, business is business and we need to earn a living and support the lifestyles we each want to support. But in order to do it successfully, you need to love what you do! If (16 comments)
Pasadena Mortgage Rates Report: October 17, 2007 - 09:27 PM
Mortgage Bonds are modestly higher; remember... Bonds Rates Up = Interest Rates Down | Bond Rates Down = Interest Rates Up That brings us to our point... It's time to start floating those loans! We should be watching mortgage rates in Pasadena drop lower these next 3-7 days. Do not lock in your mortgage rate at application; lower rates may be here next week. [CONTINUE TO FULL REPORT] (0 comments)
OPEN HOUSE!!!!ADDRESS: 3723 Bombastic Ct Las Vegas, NV 89147 DATE: 10/20/07 - 10/21/07 Call 702-217-1680 to view this home today! Priced at just $469,000 makes this home the "BEST BUY" in this community. TIME: 12:00PM - 4:00PM DIRECTIONS: West on Twain from Buffalo, left on Climbing Rose, Right on Yellow Daisy, right on Bombastic Ct Please Call 702-217-1680 and make an appointment to view this home ENJOY THE PRIVACY OF THIS "SPECTACULAR VIEW PROPERTY - NEAR DESERT BREEZE PARK ! NOT ONLY GORGEOUS VIEWS OF THE MOUNTAINS, THE PREMIER RESIDENTIAL LOT ADJOINING DESERT BREEZE PARK - WHILE ENJOYING WORLD CLASS HOLIDAY FIREWORKS (3 comments)
Pending Sales for Homes & Condominiums - September 2007 - Northwest MLS - Washington State Real Estate - 01:30 PM
Northwest MLS real estate brokers have reported 5,748 pending sales for the month of September, 2007. Pending sales are offers from buyers that have been accepted by sellers but not closed yet. This figure was approximately 32% lower than twelve months ago. In September, 2006, the MLS reported postings of 8,499 pending sales of single family homes and condos. An analysis of the data provided by the NWMLS indicates that during the first nine months of 2007, pending sales of Central and Western Washington State homes and condominiums are down about 11% from last year. Learn more @ Bob's Bugle - (0 comments)
NC State Fair - 06:13 PM
The North Carolina State Fair is family-oriented entertainment and educational event at its best. It is the largest event in the state of North Carolina and the largest 10-day agriculture event in the nation! With 112 rides to choose from, animals from cows to goats to turkeys, concerts, contests, tractor pulls, food booths selling the classic carnival food, and famed fried foods, and educational exhibits, this fair has it all!!! Visitors can milk a cow at the NC Fair Ark with the help of a volunteer from the NC State University Animal Science Club, of course. At the Village of Yesteryear there are (0 comments)
Guess Who I Met Today??? - 10:53 PM
Can anyone guess who I had a chance to meet and speak with today? Take a look and let me know what you think. One hint.........I DIDN'T do any real estate today.........I actually took a day off. BTW, you guys from my office better not say anything because I'm pretty sure you can figure it out - you KNOW where I was today :) Barbara MulcahyRE/MAX Classic Group908-898-0800http://www.sellwithmulcahy.com/ BMulcahy@ClassicNJ.com Serving: Berkeley Heights, Cranford, Mountainside, New Providence, Scotch Plains, Summit, Westfield, Chatham, Long Hill Township, Madison, Basking Ridge, Bedminster, Warren, Watchung, Millburn/Short Hills (7 comments)
The City of Corona presents the Harvest Festival and Candy Carnival. Wear your costume and join in for the fun with prizes and wrapped candy. Kids Zone with obstacle course, climbing wall, and giant slide. Also crafts and booths of food for the whole family. Great for tots and all ages are welcome. 1 - 4 PM Civic Center Gymnasium & City Hall South Plaza Costume Parade 1:30, 2:30 Date: Saturday, October 27, 2007 Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM (2 comments)
Opportunities in a Down Market - 07:22 PM
HEY YOU! YEAH YOU! MY BOYS INFORM ME THAT YOUSE HAVE BEEN REPORTING THE DEATH OF THE MARKET. WE WILL BE TAKING NAMES OF THOSE REPORTING THIS PHENOMINA. Business is doing well here, not so well for the property owner, all things considered. The object of the real estate agent is to create a market just like a New York Stock Exchange facilitator. At present there are opportunities for investors, lenders and owners to take advantage of current incentives. These down turns are not new and many participants have profited from these circumstances in the past. Stop crying about spilt milk and jump (1 comments)
Dollar Store Available for Sale - 07:36 PM
Looking for a Dollar Store Buyer: 1. Non franchise 2. Large store, excess of 7,500 square feet. 3. Major market, suburban Chicago Metro 4. Owner expanding and needs cash from this operation to make a major expansion. Contact: David Spence3r, Broker My Blog
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