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BUT OFFICER..... - 12:55 PM
FISHING PERMITS FOR BI-STATES There is a watery border separating Missouri and Arkansas in the White River System, but there is not a visable line that boaters or fishermen can see. Fishing Table Rock, Norfork or Bull Shoals reservoirs used to be confusing for anglers. All three lakes touch both Missouri and Arkansas territory. So what's a person to do? Many bought two licenses - one for state residents and one for out-of-state. Fishing these areas with only one license could get the fisherman in trouble if a boat drifted into the next State's jurisdiction, and be cause for an expensive citation, if (2 comments)
IT'S HERE! - 03:03 PM
FROG SEASON HAS ARRIVED Missouri frogging season opened June 30 and runs thru Halloween, October 31. Limits are eight bullfrogs or green frogs daily and 16 in possession.
In Missouri, frogs may be taken with either a hunting or a fishing permit. With a hunting permit, you can take frogs with a pellet gun, longbow, crossbow, hand net or with your bare hands. A fishing permit allows you to use your hands or a hand net, a gig, a longbow or hook and line. Frog hunting is legal and most effective at night with an artificial light. CONFUSING RULES Midnight starts a new day, (1 comments)
STONE COUNTY PLANNING - 03:28 PM
CHANGE FOR PLANNING AND ZONING A new agenda will be used for Stone County Planning and Zoning meetings due to the large number of people attending the meetings. The last four months has seen crowds from 300 to 400 attending to express their concerns about some requests for zoning changes. A total of 150 people will be allowed into the court room. There will no longer be anyone allowed to stand in doorways, stairwell or in front of the elevator. There will be staff members and Sheriff Deputies to assist with a crowd. Safety has become a big concern for everyone. A meeting was (0 comments)
SHELL KNOB FISHING REPORT - 03:45 PM
END OF JUNE Temperatures have been rising and most areas of the lake are over 80 degrees. Lake level has dropped to 917.5, but that could be going back up after some substantial rains. June has proven to be a record year for rainfall in the Ozarks.
The water remains quite clear on Table Rock. Catfishing is very good on trot lines baited with small bluegill or cut shad. According to Tom Koob, Shell Knob's author and fishing expert, use liver , worms or cut shad for rod and reel. A two hook rig is helpful with keeping these baits on the (0 comments)
A VA Loan is a loan made by a bank to an eligible veteran that is guaranteed by the Veteran's Administration. The VA Loan was authorized in 1944 through the original Servicemen's Readjustment Act known as the GI Bill of Rights. The GI Bill was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Among other benefits it provided eligible Veterans with the ability to obtain a Federally Guaranteed Home Loan with no down payment. This program was designed to provide housing assistance for veterans and their families. It has enabled many veterans to achieve the dream of homeownership. The GI Bill (0 comments)
How Does Your Property Insurance Compare? - 06:39 PM
While property taxes are the subject of a lot of conversation right now, property insurance has taken a bit of a back seat to it. Those living in Florida will remember that just a year ago many were getting cancellation notices or substantial increases in their annual premiums. Last week Governor Charlie Crist announced the launch of a new state-run website that serves as a starting point to help Floridians find the insurance policy best suited to their needs. Click here to read the full story. (0 comments)
Florida Home Inspector Licensing Law - 06:44 PM
Quick quiz for you. What industry licensing, experience, and educational requirements does Florida Law require Home Inspectors to have. It may surprise you to learn that the answer is ZERO. While Realtors® and other professionals have tried for years to get the State to recognize the need for for such regulations, it is only now that something is being done about it. Click here for the full story. (1 comments)
Phase 1 Of Tax Plan Is Now The Law - 06:48 PM
On Thursday June 21, 2007 Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law the first phase of property tax reform which means a savings of about 6 or 7 percent to all property owners, including second homes and commercial property. This is just the first phase, so Florida property owners shouldn't be disappointed on a relatively small first year's savings, estimated to be around $174 - $199. Florida voters will decide in late January, 2008 whether to adopt the second half of the plan. Click here to read the full story. (0 comments)
Have You Seen A/R's New Little Button? - 11:58 AM
We all know what a Gold Star before the words "Posted by" mean: A Featured Post! Have you seen the newest symbol? A gold circle with a red X through it before the words "Posted by"? I noticed it yesterday for the first time on a post. I thought ~ Hmm that's different, it looks like a button, I love buttons. I rolled my mouse over it and a little pop-up came up telling me "Points Have Been Removed, Click For Guidelines" So, I did... The following came up, and yes, I copied and pasted it: "Points will only be awarded for your original content submissions. Nothing purchased (38 comments)
If you have ever dreamed on owning a Las Vegas golf course home but just could not afford it, now is your chance. This is almost the perfect value, quality, livability and investment for second home buyers. Construction on this 1,500 Las Vegas golf course homes master-planned community started in 2002, and no fewer than a third of the Las Vegas golf homes are on a 27 hole Las Vegas golf (0 comments)
New homes in Las Vegas Log Cabin Ponderosa by DR Horton Las Vegas - New homes Las Vegas Log Cabin Ponderosa - Located in the beautiful Northwest Las Vegas new homes in Las Vegas valley. We offer three Las Vegas DR Horton floor plans ranging from 3350 to 3800 square feet in all DR Horton Las Vegas single-story community. Each Las Vegas DR Horton home has an RV gate and an over-sized lot (1 comments)
2nd Half - I am ready!!! (July 1 - Dec 31) - 07:15 AM
Are you ready to play in the 2nd half? It's July 1 and we're exactly right at the middle. How has your 1st half been? Did you set some goals? Are you on target? Since I asked, I'll answer mine. It's pretty personal but I am not afraid of sharing. It's not a bed of roses either. At least I have the guts to lay it out on paper. And attack the 2nd half with more force, more intensity and more commitment. To date, I have not really met my "Numbers" goal this year. In fact, I am still is pretty far (8 comments)
Are you on Sale? - 08:47 PM
How do you run your business? Do you sell yourself short? Does your services you offer project that you are on a discount (one way or another)? In other words, selling yourself less than you are worth? If you undervalue yourself, the world undervalues you. Know the way you view yourself, your business and your strategy. Do you have an empowering sales marketing strategy that sell you ALL the time? How effective is it? You owe yourself that much. The knowledge you learn gives you the power to see your worth. Know what you want, where you are heading and control (6 comments)
Roehampton Court in North Dallas Texas Homes for Sale - 09:15 PM
Roehampton Court Dallas is a small community located on the Northwest corner of Preston and Frankford. It is a community comprises of zero-lot line homes built between 1993 to 1996. These are typically two-story homes and some one-story homes. Roehampton Court Dallas ranges from the low 200Ks for the one-story homes and with majority of them in the mid-250Ks. Some super-highly upgraded homes could touch the 300Ks. Most of these homes have great upgrade features such granite countertops, hardwood floors, custom draperies. Some of these floorplans have ceiling-to-floor living spaces giving residents the feel of a large home. The garage are over-sized two car rear (0 comments)
Small Community of Parkside Estates in Frisco Texas Homes for Sale - 09:28 PM
Parkside Estates Frisco is located between Hillcrest and Coit Road off College Parkway in Frisco, Texas. Built in 1999, Parkside Estates Frisco has two phases. Grand Homes and Paul Taylor Homes were the builders of this community.There are approximately 200 homes in the first phase and about 100 homes in the second phase. The community start at around 1600 square feet (three-bedroom homes) to over 3800 square feet (four-to-five bedroom homes). Most houses are in the 2,000 to 3,000 square feet range. Parkside Estates Frisco have low HOA dues and managed by Excel Management. At time of print, it is less than $150 per year. The (0 comments)
Broadening The Purpose of Your Room - 10:29 PM
So you realized that there could be several different purposes for the rooms you are trying to sell. Right now, it is set up as a living room. It is a formal dining. With the lifestyles of newer homeowners who do not need a formal dining, broadening the appeal of the room is essential in making the house appeal to a broad buyer audience. Instead of re-staging the property back to its original use, you could use a large picture board illustrating the room differently. If you want to take it one step further to wow your audience, use paint chips (1 comments)
St. Louis Real Estate - 09:41 AM
St. Louis Real Estate Market Watch June 30, 2007 The Anatomy of St. Louis Real Estate The The St. Louis Home for Sale Team provides a weekly St. Louis County Market Report to review and plug into your home buying or selling scenario. Your questions and comments are welcome! Throughout all price ranges, average list prices are down slightly compared to the same six month time period last year. It's taking longer to sell and in the higher price ranges, a lot longer to sell. Take notice of the 650,000-699,999 price range with 15 months of inventory. Homes that are priced correctly, ie...today's market value, staged to show properly and pushed (0 comments)
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