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Archives of real estate blog entries for February 22, 2007 (Page 3)
Real Estate Values and public transportation, New Orleans Street Cars - 07:56 PM
Having public transportation does have an effect of values of real estate. In New Orleans the street cars are still a fixture in a lot of neighborhoods. Many think we are backward, but this may be a great thing in the future. Having not to drive to work is a great appeal to the current generation who value their time more than the Baby Boomers of which I am one. We all wanted to drive to work, build interstates, spend money on gas, and live where we could get a bigger and better home. The trends start out slowly and then (6 comments)
This prorety is SOLD ! but we have others ..:-) Craftsman with a very strong curb appeal is Reduced for Quick Sale ! Absolutely Breathtaking ... NeoClassical Craftsman with stunning Front White Columns in Very Desirable, North of Foothill Blvd.. Area ....Lovely carefully custom remodeled & restored to a formal beauty, with the high quality materials and craftsmanship in many details, paints, woods, granite, tiles, travertine, vintage features abound build in 1923, restored Bacheldor Fireplace, restored gleaming hardwood floors, new windows, original door castings & doors, original cabinetry built ins , new kitchen with Maple Cabinets and massive Granite counters & back splashes, (0 comments)
City of Monrovia in San Gabriel Valley , North East of Los Angeles downtown - 05:36 PM
Great city at foot of San Gabriel valley mountains, bellow Mount Wilson peak and the famed observatory. Parks and natural greenery are abount in Monrovia.Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 36,929 at the 2000 census.Need information about Monrovia, CA area? For more info about City of Monrovia click on the link http://www.johnvostenak.com/ , click on the topic that interests you, or give John Vostenak , #1 Monrovia Broker a call at 1-888-395-5646 or email at email@example.com In today's quickly (0 comments)
City of Bradbury, Bradbury Estates , very exclusive horse estates community - 05:54 PM
Great city at foot of San Gabriel valley mountains, bellow Mount Wilson peak and the famed observatory. Private Parks and natural greenery are abound in Bradbury City and Bradbury Estates, gated very , very exclusive estate community, horse lovers, owners, or just really wealthy individuals ...Bradbury is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains below Angeles National Forest. The city of Monrovia is to the west, and Duarte is to the south and east. The population was 855 at the 2000 census. Almost all of the community is gated (0 comments)
City of Arcadia, home of the Santa Anita Horse Race Track - 06:12 PM
Great city of Arcadia at foot of San Gabriel valley mountains, bellow Mount Wilson peak and the famed observatory. Several Parks and natural greenery are abound in Arcadia City , and the best know race track in Southern California, Santa Anita Racetrack Park.Arcadia is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains below Angeles National Forest. The city of Pasadena is to the west, and city of Monrovia is to the East. Arcadia is a U.S. city in Los Angeles County, California that is located about 20 miles Northeast of downtown (0 comments)
Here is one for Activerain - 02:57 PM
Today, I am sitting here going through some work when I get a call from a potential listing. I ask the usual qualifying questions and when I get to "Where did you hear about us?" I got an unusual answer. The possible listing says that she was looking for a real estate agent in her city and arrived at a site that showed us as "Featured Agents" with Points. I have actually read on this site of those who received leads from AR, and now I can say that we are members of this club. For those who feel that AR is (5 comments)
Recommencing A Single Family Investment - 04:12 PM
JaneAnne Narrin posted a very though provoking blog titled Insights and Appreciation Rates Asking for opinions on which of two possible single family investments you might buy or recommend. You may get more from this article if you read JaneAnne's first. What I'm hoping for is that after reading her piece that you'll come to the same conclusion that her client did. After reading this article, I hope at the very least you'll question his decision. Mind you, there is no right or wrong answer! We can only hope that JaneAnne's client made the right decision for the right reasons. My first (5 comments)
2nd Listing - need some ideas - 12:04 PM
I just got my second listing a few days ago. It's a great property in a neighborhood where prices range from $350K to $800K. Anyway, there are about 8 other properties for sale in this neighborhood (there are only 60 houses in the subdivision) and most of them have been on the market for over a year. The other agents that have listings in this neighborhood have called me and no one knows why the houses won't move. Sooo, my question is, what are some things that I can do to creatively market this house and maybe catch peoples attention? (0 comments)
LAUREL MARYLAND REAL ESTATE IN MARYLAND, MARKET REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2007 - 05:52 PM
REPORT FOR FIRST QUARTER 2007 FOR LAUREL, MARYLAND, PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SOLD PROPERTIES IN 200727 Single Family Home Residences have sold in 2007.The minimum price sold was $280,000The maximum price sold was $749,900The average price sold was $440,344 Homes in Laurel Maryland are priced approximately 20% lower in Prince George's County than Howard County The average days on the market for Single Family Detached Homesin Laurel was 104 days for the average priced homes. Higher priced homes were on the market for approximately 230 days.
Example of homes in North Laurel, about 25 years old Laurel offers many styles of Town Homes 2007 SOLD (3 comments)
Houses sold in Stonehurst in 2006. Stonehurst, the neighborhood West of Rt. 9 just North of Rt. 524 encompasses single family homes built in the the 1960's and 1970's. Thirteen of these Freehold houses sold in 2006. The prices ranged from a low of $420,000 to a high of $609,000. Other prices of sold homes in the Stonehurst development were: Median Price $500,000 Average Price $506,415 The low price was for a three bedroom ranch on Plymouth Drive in the Stonehurst section of Freehold Township. The high price was $609,000 for a 5 bedroom 2.5 bath Colonial located on Havens Mill Road and it was listed for $614,900. To search all the homes (1 comments)
Free Multiple Listing Search of Holmdel Houses and Homes in Holmdel, Holmdel Real Estate is a click away 07733 - 08:33 PM
Search real estate listings and homes for sale in Holmdel Township Monmouth County http://www.monmouthmls.com/ There are currently 4368 single family houses for sale in Monmouth County Many of these homes are in Colts Neck, Freehold Township, Freehold, Holmdel, Marlboro, Manalapan, Howell, Lincroft, Middletown, Hazlet, Aberdeen, Matawan, Millstone, Tinton Falls, Eatontown, Wall and are new listings... You will even find new construction in Monmouth County. This Free search includes google maps and listings with addresses. Feel free to call upon an agent in my office for buyer representation when moving to Holmdel or in Monmouth County in general. You can have new listings emailed to you. Join the hot list (2 comments)
They say that the best form of flattery is being copied. However, I wonder if you might call it flattery or Plagiarism? Hmmmmmmmm. Well, yesterday I received an email from one of my past clients who said she saw an article I had written on Sacramento Real Estate Voice about Fraud and was wondering if I happen to see the article on Mortgage Fraud Blog. I clicked on the link and was surprised to see someone else's name and my entire article word for word and photo for photo placed on the Mortgage Fraud Blog. Since my article Fraud in Real Estate? was written (42 comments)
The feeling we get from being in a community, or group of people with similar goals or interests, gives us an enthusiasm that we rarely find elsewhere. It's assuring to talk to other people who share our beliefs or have gone through similar experiences. We get that same feeling from family, being together as children and sharing our different experiences with each other and then as we grow and we continue to keep those relationships. And blogging gives us that community as well. More so than a chamber of commerce or social gathering, and in some ways, even more so than family. (5 comments)
Throughout history man has always looked for ways to let others know that they were once here on earth. Whether it was drawings on cave walls or even fossils, there are clues all around us proving there were things and people here long before we were. Living in the technology era, we're lucky. We have all sorts of ways of leaving a record of our existence.... Which I think is kind of cool! Who knows, in 6000 years maybe our blogs may be likened to the Egyptian hieroglyphics. What I'm interested in is how YOU want to be remembered. Other than the written (26 comments)
5 Spring Fix-It Tips - 10:57 AM
Cleaning gutters is one of those necessary springtime tasks. For most homeowners April showers bring rust, clogged rain gutters and all manner of sticky doors and windows. To help with these troubles, here are some sure-fire solutions to common spring problems. They're easy enough to tackle in a weekend so you can spend more time smelling those beautiful spring flowers. Rain Gutter Repairs: Nobody likes to clean or repair gutters. However, there are a few ways to make the job easier. First, for clogged downspouts, try using barbecue tongs to reach in and pull the leaves out. This doesn't always work, but (0 comments)
They've Gotta Have It - Hollywood Inspiration for the Surefire Look that Will Appeal to Most Every Buyer - 07:27 AM
Looking for surefire inspiration for your next staging project that will please just about every buyer? Rent the movie "Something's Gotta Give". Read all about it in today's Washington Post article. They've Gotta Have It A Glam Kitchen From Hollywood Is a Smash Hit Off the Screen By Terri SapienzaWashington Post Staff WriterThursday, February 22, 2007; Page H01 The 2003 comedy "Something's Gotta Give" starred Oscar-winning legends Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson. But for lots of moviegoers, the most memorable role was played by the house, especially its big, light-filled kitchen. The airy, shingled Hamptons beach house is walled with windows and built-in bookcases. The rooms (10 comments)
Letters from Jessica - 01:35 AM
The cell phone vibrated, jolting my mind from its current preoccupation. We were in the car, riding the ferry over to Seattle, another doctor visit for my daughter. I looked down at the display. 'Unknown' stared back at me. I really didn't feel like talking to anyone at the moment, especially to an 'unknown.' I waited briefly for the vibration to subside, and the quick chirping tone confirmed a message was left. I punched the button for 'voice mail' and traveled back 3 years. John and Jessica were a young couple very much in love. He was Navy and had recently been transferred to a boat at Bangor (43 comments)
Referrals in the Rain - 11:59 PM
Okay, so many of the newer members of our community wander the RainScape constantly posing the question, "Does anyone ever get any business from their involvement in ActiveRain?" Today, one of my fellow Windermere agents and good friend, Tim Roche, asked me if I knew of any agents in the Groton, Connectitcut area. He's working with some Sellers who are under orders to transfer to the Naval base in Groton. Tim sits in the office cubicle next to me. He knows all about ActiveRain. In fact, he joined a while back. But like many others, he has never gone any further than creating his profile. He knows I 'Sing in the Rain' and network (27 comments)
Denny Grimes, from Denny Grimes and Company will give his "After Marketwatch" presentation to the Future Wealth Club. Denny is one of the top residential brokers in Lee County and we are real excited to have him!In this presentation you will learn: - What happened to the Lee County Real Estate market in 2006 - What are the pocket areas that may present the best opportunities - What is up and coming that may affect the market - And much more! For those that have seen Denny, you know he is a great speaker and has a lot of knowledge to share. See you all (0 comments)
Bloggers Conference in San Francisco - Bloggers Connect - 09:07 AM
I saw a post from Frances Flynn Thorsenon RealTalk that there is going to be a Bloggers Conference in San Francisco this summer. The conference is being developed by Brad Inman (so do we have any doubt that it will be fantastic?) and will be held from July 31 - August 1, 2007, preceding the annual Real Estate Connect Conference. Here's a quote from her post: "Real estate bloggers from around the globe will gather in San Francisco for a two-day real estate blogging networking event. Enjoy face time with your fellow compatriots in the real estate blogosphere including ample party and (20 comments)
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