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Archives of real estate blog entries for September 19, 2007 (Page 3)
Richmond Real Estate - Ten Deadly Home Buying Mistakes! - 11:19 PM
1. Misunderstanding the real estate agent's role, Buyers don't clearly understand the roles and duties of real estate agent and Picking a bad real estate agent 2. Not getting mortgage preapproval, and picking the wrong mortgage. 3. Buying outside your means, Over-buying. 4. Falling in love with the home, Making an Offer on the First Home You See, and Choosing a poor location. 5. Not doing proper research and preparation, Not doing your homework. 6. Buying a house that is tough to resell, Forgetting about re-selling. 7. Overlooking how the house will function for your family. 8. Not checking out the builder's reputation on a new home. 9. Waiting (1 comments)
Same Field - Working hand and hand! - 09:02 AM
We are all in competition for the little business that is out there! OK, I know you are the best at what you do and offer the best service and rates... I know I know! But, why not expand on that and be even better by meeting those in the same field and learning new ideas across the board? I am not talking about those who you compete with in the same city, county, or even state! I am talking about those out of state! Yes, I am talking with other title companies in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, and Ohio right now (2 comments)
Looking to earn some extra money? - 07:34 PM
We have an affiliate program for people living within 25 miles of Huntington, WV. If you see a property for rent by owner; simply email us the address (include city and state), the phone number, owner's name (when applicable), your name and contact information. If we reach an agreement with the owner to manage the property we will send you $25.00 for your time and effort. (0 comments)
Well maintained 1-2 bedroom apartments located at 550 2nd Street in Huntington. These units sit in the bus line, a half of a block from Foodfair Grocery Store, approximately 2 blocks from Fruth Pharmacy. Wheather you need a small, medium or large you'll find your size. Schedule your appointment today!!
All utilities are included with this lower level apartment located at 2504 Adams Avenue. This apartment is close to a grocery & convenient store, pharmacy, bus lines and so much more. The unit offers a furnished kitchen with a pantry, living room with fireplace, picture windows, dining room, (0 comments)
Own a Share of Manhattan! $40,000 200 West 56th Street - Suite 1610
The Manhattan Clubs Convenient Midtown Location Gives You Easy Access To Central Park, The Theater District, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Museums, Fine Dining, And World Famous Shopping. The Full Time Concierge Staff Is At Your Service, Whenever The Need Arises.
Imagine your own elegant One bedroom Two bath suite right in the heart of New York City just for those times you want to be in Manhattan.
An affordable way to own luxury in Manhattan. Own a share in the The Manhattan Club.A (5 comments)
Technology for the Realtor - 06:57 AM
I have been spending a lot of time researching technology for the Realtor from tablet PCs to PPC ad campaigns and I thought that I would share my tech arsenal with all of you here on ActiveRain. I am always looking for ways to become more efficient through the use of technology and I have found it useful to hear how others use these tools in their business. MY TECH ARSENAL Lenovo IBM Tablet X61 with Cingular Broadband running Vista (latest addition)Treo 750 with ekey software (added in Jan 2007) HP Laserjet 1600 (added in May 2007)Outlook 2007 with Active Agent add-in Office (6 comments)
Featured Realtor.com Blogs - 07:19 AM
How many of you have registered for a Realtor.com featured blog? Well, I was surprised by how many common city names were available to register at featuredblog.com. I have scored some huge names! I would suggest registering your blog name now on realtor.com. The good news is that the system will allow you to register as many names as you would like. All you need is your NRDS number and you are good to go! (1 comments)
My new X61 tablet - 10:38 PM
I am posting this blog from my new Lenovo tablet PC X61. This is my latest tech addition and it is one piece of technology that I have not seen many agents in my market utilize. The benefits of this computer are too numerous to list in one post. I decided to add this primarily for prospecting purposes. It will allow me to go door knocking and have access to data while out in the field. It will also allow me to access data while out in the field with clients. The most interesting part of carrying this piece of technology (4 comments)
Columbus homes are made of "sugar and spice and everything nice" - 10:59 AM
Oh no... that's little girls are made of, of course... and the stereotype is little boys are made of "snakes and snails and puppy dogs tails..." Columbus homes are made of wood, brick, stone, vinyl, aluminum and sometimes "Other." When I read a Google description of what Tucson Arizona homes are made of I see "mud and termite poo..." Tucson Homes Explained
Really? How earthy! The Google link to Tucson' HouseChick Kelley's Blog perplexed me until I read the entry. I am in the upper Midwest, the Great Lakes States area... Southwestern US building materials could include mud and termite poo for all I know. Adobe is foreign (3 comments)
Blue Man Group Coming to West Virginia - 04:45 AM
Tall One asked me yesterday about the Blue Man Group. One of her friends was excited because they're touring, and they'll be in Charleston on November 6th for their "How to be a Megastar" Tour. Check out tour dates and buy tickets here, if you like. Having never heard of them, Tall One had no idea what to expect. I love my computer, I can find nearly anything in seconds. We went to YouTube and had a whole buffet of Blue Men to choose from. We liked this one best, and the message is worth sharing. When we play the "When (24 comments)
Flowers and a Lot of Heart - 12:42 PM
This morning Georgeann and I went across the street to Teays Valley Flowers & More to get flowers for a coworker. We braved the traffic of Teays Valley Road and just hoofed it. I hadn't been there in a while I was surprised at their pretty arrangements and very reasonable prices. We found what we were looking for (and more!) and got ready to leave. Before we walked out the door, Georgeann told the women there that she always uses them for flowers, ever since her grandson in the service asked her to get flowers for his wife while I was in (24 comments)
Your Personal Info & Property is now More Secure! - 04:40 PM
Our local Board of Realtors has made a very wise decision. All Realtors that are members of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors have now entered into a more "High Tech" environment for their clients. We now have a "SAFEMLS" system for our MLS Database. For the last six years, all Realtors have a user name and password to access our MLS Database. All Realtor-members have access to the "Not For Public" versions of homes that are on the market. Most Realtors can email "Public Versions" of listing sheets to their customers. The Public Versions do not disclose the sellers name, phone numbers, (3 comments)
Top Producer 8i - 08:35 AM
For those of you who are curious to hear any new bit of information that's out there on it, here are a few from Top Producer's customer service manager, from Real Talk. "One of the biggest benefits to the online version is going to be realized by our subscribers again this year; upgrades and enhancements are no additional charge. So, in a nutshell, the price will be the same for subscribers who hold a Top Producer 7i license prior to the 8i release. Although official pricing has not been decided, there will likely be a small increase for new 8i subscriptions. We haven't yet (23 comments)
LinkedIn - 10:57 AM
If you're on this site, I don't have to tell you twice that blogging and networking sites have taken off. Most recently, MySpace and Facebook seem to be the most popular. Has anyone heard of LinkedIn? For anyone who hasn't heard of it, it is similar to facebook, except its purpose is for networking with other professionals - and seems to be a good tool to source referrals. Has anyone here had any luck using this service? It seems useful, but we're curious if this has turned into good leads for anyone? Thanks! Carolyn BMarketing Specialist for Rob Johnstone (5 comments)
Another Tallahassee Ranch Style Home for Sale - 08:39 AM
Homebuyers: Looking for the right place to call home? Make a wish come true.Remodeled ranch style home in desireable Eastgate neighborhood, in Tallahassee, Florida. 3/2, nice fenced back yard.Offered at $189,900. Seller willing to assist with closing costs forBuyer. MLS172745 There are many more ranch style homes available as well. Get back into a ranch and relive an era. Call Kenneth Fach, REALTOR, 850-339-5753 http://KennethFach.comWeichert, REALTORS-Anchor, 1607 Village Square Boulevard, Suite B 103Tallahassee, Florida Each office is independently owned and operated. (0 comments)
Trip from Ann Arbor, Michigan to College at Utah State - 01:18 PM
Search all listings in Michigan with pictures and tours FREE, go to http://www.kathytoth.com/custompages_reports.php?key=g83291After returning from a week long road trip, I have had some time to re group and face the empty nest. A few pictures follow from the Badlands and Mount Rushmore. We rented and RV from Lloyd Bridges Travel Land in Chelsea and set out driving 2 days to Logan, Utah where we then spent two days with multiple trips to Walgreens furnishing and supplying a dorm room for our son. He is attending Utah State, majoring in Fish and Wildlife Management. He has 2 other roommates, one from (1 comments)
August 2007 Market Report - 05:07 PM
While the home resale market declined in August Sun City was a bit of a bright spot. Recordings in Sun City for August 2007 units sold were the same as August 2006. Median prices were down somewhat, but the difference may be accounted for by the higher percentage of condos for sale vs. houses for sale. Sun City West and Surprise units sold were down between 10 and 12%, fairing very well when compared to Peoria and Glendale AZ. Glendale was the biggest loser with a decline in units sold of almost 33%. September should show some slight gains because of the recent actions (0 comments)
ARMs, An Agent's Opinion - 06:27 PM
As a service to my buyer prospects and anyone else who may be interested, I just wrote a 3 part series about my thoughts on ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES on my other blog. As the title says, this is my opinion, if there are any errors, please let me know. To read the series just click on the following links: Adjustable Rate Mortgages, Good or Bad, Part 1Adjustable Rate Mortgages Part 2ARMs, Part 3, Pitfalls and BenefitsJim Little, Your Sun City Realtorhttp://jclittle.com/Ken Meade Realty17001 N Del Webb BlvdSun City AZ 85373800-877-1776623-977-1776 By the way...if you know someone who is interested in buying or selling real estate (1 comments)
Good Realtor!!! Bad Realtor!!! What do you think? Conclusion!! - 11:04 AM
Update!!! Well I said I would update everyone on what happened to my Client from my Initial post Good Realtor!!! Bad Realtor!!! What do you think The young Girl who saved all of her money to purchase a Home, has no chance of getting her Money back, The Attorney said in the end she was supposed to have someone review the Contract for her, if she didn't understand it. The attorney did call the agent, and tried to reach a compromise, but he got no where, and the Attorney also filed a Complaint with FREC, for this agent tricking people into signing All Cash (16 comments)
Looking for a great starter home under $140,000? This might be the Quinte Real Estate for you. Come visit us at: 102 Yeomans St. Belleville Sunday, September 23, 1-3pm
Nice 3 bedroom home in West end. Many upgrades made within the last year - 100 amp electrical panel, copper plumbing, carport roof replaced, lower level vinyl siding, laminate flooring in living (2 comments)
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