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NO RAIN HERE! JUST SNOW! Sunday Open Houses were cut short or cancelled here in Maryland. This is the view from my place in the world, in Conowingo, Maryland. These are a few of the over 10,000 Christmas trees which are on the farm where we live. Please DO NOT FORGET!!! We are still looking for agents to participate in our referral based program "50 States of Great Agents." Please send us your info, we would love to add you. Visit our website, and click on the link, 50 States of Great Realtors to find out more!! www.priceharfordhomes.com www.pricececilhomes.com (0 comments)
Go Back To School...Rookie Marketing Series 3 of ?? - 07:48 PM
We all try to maximize our marketing efforts. Of course, maximizing means reaching as many potential sellers and/or buyers as possible. So lets go back to school. Am I serious? Yes, I am. I have three teenage girls, one in college, one starting college and one in high school. Then I have a 5 year old in preschool. Depending on the area that your farming, you could have several hundred or thousands of kids in the elementary, middle and high schools. Then keep in mind the local daycares and preschools. So what are we going to do? For the elementary, middle and high (4 comments)
It's Going To Be A Long Week - 09:36 PM
It is Sunday evening about 10pm and I am sitting here at my computer thinking about all the things that I have going on this week. Most people think that a real estate professional controls their own time, when in reality our time is our clients time, at least in my world. As the result of various marketing ventures, I have received a few calls in the last week from people living out of town, one even out of state, needing help with their purchase here in the Henry County and Clayton County area. Working long distance is actually a challenge that I (0 comments)
Clayton County Is Coming Alive! - 09:55 PM
I am coming off of a very hectic week. In Clayton County, we have had a lot of activity happening. We put a house under contract this weekend. It was a single family home in Forest Park. It had been on the market for 8 months prior to us getting the listing. The buyers are a sweet older couple. I had shown the home to them and family members on several occassions. I knew that eventually they would be calling this home, "Their new home". A couple of weeks ago, we had two duplexes go under contract. These are right beside each other (0 comments)
Vahalla, in Maumee, Ohio, Anthony Wayne Schools, market analysis - 11:48 AM
Vahalla is located in the city of Maumee, Ohio, and Monclova Township. Maumee is a city just south of the Toledo, Ohio Area. Real estate prices in Vahalla range from $308,000- $348,000 for solds in 2006. Average sold $330,000. These prices are for the year 2006, 4 homes sold. There are approximately 62 homes in Vahalla. This neighborhood is in the Anthony Wayne School District. Maumee has much to offer, check out this site for more great information ABOUT MAUMEE . There is more information about the park & recreation systems here http://www.maumee.org/recreation/cityparks.htm Don't forget to map it! HERE We at The Lohman Team, Re/Max Preferred, hope you find the answers (0 comments)
Blystone Valley,located in Maumee,Ohio,ReMax - 12:02 PM
Blystone Valley is located in the city of Maumee, Ohio, and Monclova Township. Maumee is a city just south of the Toledo, Ohio Area. Real estate prices in Blystone Valley range from $257,000- $388,000 for solds in 2006. Average sold $310,000. These prices are for the year 2006, 5 homes sold. There are approximately 74 homes in Blystone Valley. This neighborhood is in the Anthony Wayne School District. Maumee has much to offer, check out this site for more great information ABOUT MAUMEE . There is more information about the park & recreation systems here http://www.maumee.org/recreation/cityparks.htm Don't forget to map it! HERE We at The Lohman Team, Re/Max Preferred, hope you find (1 comments)
Waterville Meadows,Waterville, Ohio,Market Analysis,Nancy Lohman, ReMax - 07:16 PM
Waterville Meadows is located in the city of Waterville, Ohio, Lucas County. Waterville is a city just south of the Toledo, OhioArea.It is picturesquely nestled next to the Maumee River. There is a lot of history in this area and Maumee that is worth reading up on. Some very interesting artists have made Waterville their home over the years. One of which is Carruth Studios. Real estate prices in neighborhood of Waterville Meadows range from $223,000- $275,000 for solds in 2006. Average sold $246,000. These prices are for the year 2006, 17 homes sold. There are approximately 44 homes in Waterville Meadows. This neighborhood is in the Anthony Wayne School District. (0 comments)
Fort Myers Tour of Homes - 08:28 PM
On Friday the 21st Annual Lee Building Industry Association Prade of Homes will begin. This event showcases more than 100 homes in over 40 communities all over Southwest Florida. These homes range in price from $250,000 to more than $5 Million. The models open Friday-Sunday, March 11th. Hours are Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, noon until 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity to see the latest from many builders and experience the best that Southwest Florida living has to offer. Michael Polly, Vice President, Denny Grimes and Company (0 comments)
Affordable Housing - 10:43 PM
This weekend the "Wenatchee World" had an excellent editorial that captured the underlying problem with our otherwise hot real estate market. About 35% of our buyers are from out of town. Wenatchee also has a growing population of professional and affluent home buyers. However we are still an Agricultural community and as a result not everyone is in the$400K+ price range. In fact the homes available below 200K (as I write this there are 10) which are reachable by many of our citizens are drying up. Consider that when people sell they usually move up 150% ( 200K to 350 etc) we (2 comments)
Visit www.SanAntonio4sale.net for all your San Antonio Texas Real Estate needs - 10:27 AM
Visit www.SanAntonio4sale.net for all of you San Antonio, Texas Real Estate Needs. We also serve the Hill County, New Braunsfels, Canyon Lake, Bulverde, Smithson Valley, and Comal County We offer a 5% listing fee with a no hassle service. Use our home search or request a home evaluation. We offer a number of consumer reports and helpful real estate articles tips. Please contact Team Stevens with Realty Associates for all of your real estate needs in San Antonio, Texas. Christina and Kevin Stevens 210-725-7670 866-396-7611 www.SanAntonio4sale.net www.Galveston4sale.com, serving the Galveston and Houston, Texas Gulf Coast region. 409-515-9542 www.LasVegas4sale.net, Christina Stevens also licensed in Nevada serving the Las Vegas area.
Dirty Homes Do You Tell the Seller? - 07:07 AM
Have you ever been on a listing appointment where the home was so dusty and dirty that your eyes watered, your throat got real raspy, you start sneezing, and you just couldn't stop? They seller asks you if you are coming down with a cold, and you answer "No," but cannot stop sneezing? You sneeze, aand sneeze again! Your contacts want to jump out of your head because the home is just so filthy, and dusty! Perhaps it isn't the worse you've seen in a while! There are other homes that we've seen that when you walk across the floor...your feet stick to the floor (104 comments)
Part V - What You Get For The Money - AR style - $500,000 - 11:30 AM
The past 4 days have shown us what $100,000, $200,000, $300,000, and $400,000 will buy in Edmond, Oklahoma. For day 5, we have a glamorous, almost new home in Oak Tree Park. Here's what you get in Edmond, OK for around $500,000:
This 4 bed, 3.5 bath brick home was built in 2005. It has 2 living & 2 dining rooms in 4232 square feet MOL. It also has a 3-car attached garage, heavy composition shingle roof, zoned gas heat and zoned electric cooling. The description on the OKC MLS reads as follows: Stunning home!The highest quality construction! Juprana Gaivoto 2'granite/Kitchen (15 comments)
Buyers Beware!!! - 10:29 PM
Buyers Beware!!! The lending field is changing! No longer will new buyers with lower credit scores be getting those 100% financing loans so easily anymore! Make sure your lenders are giving your clients good advice about how to borrow money to buy a home! Recently, I had a client told that they were approved for a loan on a home four times and even told they could execute the sale early! My clients trusted there lender and started to plan for there move....there utilities were connected, they gave notice to there landlord and even had the new home sprayed for pest work, (2 comments)
Real Estate is not for the faint of heart - 04:54 PM
Real Estate is a wonderful business, but it isn't necessarily an easy business. Then again, being a success at anything isn't necessarily easy. Pro's go through a lot of work to be pros, Remember what Edison said, "success is 2% inspiration, and 98% perspiration.". It's like Brett Favre says about football. He would play Sunday for free, because he loves what he does so. It's the practises in between, the staying in physical shape in the off season, the hard work leading up to game day that he gets paid fo Likewise, we are paid for all we do, the training, the networking, the (0 comments)
Important Potentially Life Saving Info - 10:28 PM
This information can save your life. Please read and pass on. Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the third leading cause of death in the US. Although stroke affects people of all ages, genders and races, people over 55, males and African-Americans are at higher risk for stroke. Controllable risk factors include obesity, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease. By seeing a doctor regularly and following their instructions you can control these risk factors. this was sent to me by a friend of mine , I thought I'd share it with you; It is (0 comments)
59-554 Makana Road, Haleiwa, HI 96712 - 09:17 PM
Oahu Real Estate - LIVE from Hawaiihttp://www.realestateofoahu.com/ - Search Oahu MLS "Serenity at Sunset Hills" Estate - Best North Shore Value!59-554 Makana Road, Haleiwa MLS® #2704148 $1,225,000 Pupukea, Honolulu County (Oahu North Shore) - "Serenity at Sunset Hills", isn't the name of this grand estate just inviting? Don't miss the opportunity to own this gorgeous North Shore estate located in the exclusive Sunset Hills neighborhood of Pupukea. Features include the main home with a unique floorplan and lovely deck, a detached guest house, a cabana tower with a hot tub and beautifully landscaped grounds. Situated on 1.32 acres, this oasis offers endless possibilities and ultimate (1 comments)
Kalaheo High School Diamond Head Hike - 09:21 PM
Oahu Real Estate - LIVE from Hawaiihttp://www.realestateofoahu.com/ - Search Oahu MLS I was honored to participate in Kalaheo High School's first annual Diamond Head Hike for new students that was held Saturday, February 25, 2007. The purpose of the excursion was for families of new Kalaheo High School students to meet one another as well as the staff and administration of the school. The group consisted of students from all walks of life including a foreign exchange student from China, another foreign exchange student from Kurdistan as well as a student transferring from California. We began the day with a bus ride over (0 comments)
Developing Real Estate Software - 09:21 PM
I'm developing web-based Real Estate Software (Contact Management) with only the core features needed by Real Estate agent - no more - no less. Unlike Agent Office and Top Producer my software will work on Windows, Mac and even Linux. The goal is not to try to match Agent Office and Top Producer feature for feature - I'm going to have less feature on purpose. I want to software to do a few thing very well not a lot of things poorly. I'm needing your help! I'm currently in the early stages of defining the software features, and the feedback you (0 comments)
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