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Real Estate Market Update - Pensacola Week of Dec 9-15 - 09:01 PM
Pensacola had another typical week of real estate data. A lot of homes are on the market, and sales are slow this season. Only 51 homes were sold with an average sold price of $185K. Active listings rose a little. For more information and data, please see my weekly market update at Pensacola Real Estate News. (0 comments)
Pensacola Real Estate Markets of Christmas past - 10:02 PM
Not actually Christmas, but more like a few weeks before Christmas. After doing my weekly market update, I had the idea of looking back over the last 7 years to see how the Pensacola real estate market from year 2000 up until present compared. The results show a dismal drop in sales this year vs all the other years listed. If you are interested in the numbers, check out the post at Pensacola Real Estate News. (0 comments)
Here is a daily update of Cincinnati real estate activity. In the Cincinnati area currently your home must be in top condition and priced correctly to sell. If you have any questions about Cincinnati real estate or need a Cincinnati realtor please feel free to contact me. http://www.find1home.com/ (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Why Didn't My Home Sell? - 05:51 PM
Wondering why your home didn't sell? Whether you did the "FSBO" thing (For Sale By Owner) or had a full-service REALTOR or anything in between, we may be able to help.Even in a hot sellers market like the Richmond area is in, the fact is some homes don't sell. There are three basic reasons a home doen't sell: 1) Price : If your home isn't priced competitively, then it won't sell. 2) Condition : There are a lot of homes on the market. Buyers are particular and want homes in great condition. 3) Marketing : If buyers aren't aware that your home is for sale, they (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Relocate to Richmond - 06:01 PM
Moving your family to another town or state is a major event in your life! We have helped families and individuals relocate to and from Metro Richmond. If you will be moving to Metro Richmond, we can correspond by email and phone. Together, we'll determine what type of home, price range, and neighborhoods you are interested in. We'll send you every home or property that is currently available that matches your criteria. When you visit, we'll be ready! We will visit the local Richmond neighborhoods and homes that interest you the most. In addition, we can talk about schools, sub-divisions, local market conditions, (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Thinking About Buying Your First Home? - 06:20 PM
Thinking about purchasing a home of your own? Keep these critical considerations in mind: How long you plan to live in the home.If you purchase a home and get a job transfer or decide to move after only a short time, you may end up paying money in order to sell it. The value of your home may not have appreciated enough to cover the costs that you paid to buy the home and the costs that it would take you to sell your home.The length of time that it will take to cover those costs depends on various economic factors in (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Community is an essential part of family, of lifestyle, and of real estate. - 06:25 PM
Understanding local conditions in Richmond is important when it comes to buying and selling real estate, but the neighborhood you choose can have a dramatic impact on all other aspects of your life as well. When it's time to move, E-mail me to get a representative on your side who has experience, Richmond market knowledge, and the confidence to help you make the best transaction possible. Enjoy! Richmond is more vibrant than ever! There is always something exciting to do or see. Whether it is taking in a show, enjoying an outdoor festival, attending a community class, or simply hanging out (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Checklist when viewing homes - 06:27 PM
What is the visible condition of the exterior? What is the visible condition of the interior? What is the visible conditions of the neighbors homes? Do the neighbors in this area take pride in their yards and homes? Does the house require major repairs or replacements? Where is the house located in the neighborhood? Take notes of architectural features? Take notes of landscaping features? How large is the lot? How close is shopping and schools? What other near by services are available? How long has the house been on the market? Why does the seller want to sell? Is this home (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - List or take my home off the market? - 06:33 PM
When you look at your December calendars you may find the months already overloaded with seasonal obligations, shopping, entertaining, charity work, decorating the house, and so much more. If you are also trying to sell your home, you are under extra pressure to keep your home in "showtime" condition. And that could be the last thing you need before the holiday spirit is broken. It is understandable why you would be tempted to take your home off the market during the holidays. And the list of justifications is long. If you are too busy, buyers may be also, and you may find (1 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Home Buyer's checklist - 07:07 PM
1) Hire a real estate professional. 2) How much can I borrow? 3) What are the costs? 4) Which loan is right for me? 5) Get pre-approval. 6) Search for a property. 7) Make an offer. 8) The buying process ( inspection, Insurance, Appraisal) 9) Close. CONTACT ME for assistance with RICHMOND REAL ESTATEMohamed Mekhimar , Realtor®, Accredited Buyers Representative , RE/MAX Commonwealth, email@example.com, (804) 243-0605 Cell, (804) 288-5000 Office, (804) 288-8989 Fax, http://www.richmondvahomes4sale.com/, Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia By the way...if you know someone who is interested in buying or selling real estate in the Richmond Virginia area and surrounding counties, please call me with their (0 comments)
Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Your Buyer Agent! - 07:12 PM
Your buyer's agent must: Protect your negotiating position at all times, and disclose all known facts which might affect or influence your decision - their loyalty to you is undivided Obey all your lawful instructions Keep all your confidences Exercise reasonable care and skill in performing his/her duties Account for all money and property placed in his/her hands while acting for you A REALTOR® who is NOT your agent cannot: Recommend or suggest a price other than that given by the seller Negotiate on your behalf Inform you of his/her client's top and/or bottom line Disclose any confidential information about his client unless (1 comments)
Warwick Towers - Houston Upscale High Rises for Sale - 06:29 AM
WARWICK TOWERS 1111 Hermann Dr. (interactive Map)Houston, TX 77004 Area: Museum District, Texas Medical Center, Inner Loop South, Hermann Park For more information or to schedule a showing of any property Call (832) 298-2893 or e-mail: Steven Teoh, your Houston High Rises / Lofts Realtor.
Checking on the check - 10:34 PM
Do you have a tenant who receives monthly assistance from a government agency (social security, welfare, disability) and they claim their check is late. If, so do you believe that their story can be collaborated with the public assistance office? Unfortunately the answer is no. People who receive assistance have an even higher level of financial privacy than you or I do. Employers and landlords may verify the applicant's information as long as the questions are relevant to their employment or rental history. These sources may answer your questions without fear of legal liability. Some overly protective landlords and employers won't even (1 comments)
The Landlord Tax Reminders - 10:35 PM
As a property investor you may be paying too much in taxes if you're not taking advantage of the following deductions: Interest you've paid on a mortgage whether from a lending institution or a seller financed deal.Depreciation: decreasing a property's value over time, normally 27 ½ years.Repairs can be fully deducted in the year in which they occur.Local travel: (Example) You drive to a hardware store to pick up supplies and then driving to a property to complete the repair.Long distance travel: (Example) Overnight travel for your real estate investing business. You may deduct hotel, meals, airfare, etc... But be careful the (1 comments)
One of the definitions of a community is that the members care more for each other than they have to. Even with all the .... let's call it "stuff" I've seen around here lately, I still believe in us and our ability to help each other with our careers. Even more than that, I believe that we can offer a great help to each other personally. My friend Melissa Grant had a fire at her house. She and her family are living in a hotel right now. The holidays are not what they hoped and imagined. While I enjoy my warm, decorated (26 comments)
Holiday Time - Client Appreciation Pop-By Gifts - 01:01 PM
My favorite thing about the holidays is BAKING!! I love to bake breads and cookies. So this year I am doing my holiday pop-by gifts with my favorite things!! Today I finished my first round of baking and am now out of supplies, so thought I would blog about my creations, before heading to the store for more "stuff". I will do another round of breads tomorrow, and then.....COOKIES!! Cookies is huge issue for me, I have made cookie-platters an art form :) Baking is a Holiday Obsession for me, and it's fun! I make a great banana bread and top (8 comments)
Christmas Virus Alert - 06:45 PM
Thought I would share an alert that I received today about a holiday computer virus going around. If you receive an e-mail called "Merry Christmas" do not open it and shut down your computer immediately. It is a virus that opens as an Open Log Fire and will burn the whole hard disk in your computer. This virus was discovered by McAfee and there is no repair for it. (2 comments)
Learn to frown, even if you are Happy! - 09:18 AM
The Here....The Now. While I would love to write a masterpiece of magnificient proportions that helps to change the very Industry that helps give me a roof over my head, I'm in 'Quip' Mode. What is 'Quip' Mode? It's parsimonious, short & sweet and to the point. It's not worth 200 points but it looks appealing in retrospect. Especially considering the (Next Big Thing) will be having your Blog stand in your honor as you lay in your death. Attention spans lack, so let's get moving! As far as the title above me, it's very simple. No matter what shape you are in, yet (31 comments)
I don't care if you spell my name wrong... - 06:32 AM
I am not sure if it is a good thing or a bad thing, but I was blessed with a unusual name with an unusual spelling. I get called ANNETTE, JEANETTE, LYNETTE, sometimes even worse and I always have to spell my. name. What was my mother thinking when she named me? For years growing up I hated my name. I got called "Nanny the Nanny Goat" I really hate being called "NAN" I guess over the years have become use to it. I can always tell how well you really know me if you can pronounce my name correctly or spell it (25 comments)
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