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Archives of real estate blog entries for February 6, 2008 (Page 4)
LOVETTSVILLE VA HOMES, COMMUNITY, CONVENIENCE AND SERVICES. PIZZA AND SUBS IN LOVETTSVILLE, ITALIAN FOOD IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. - 02:45 PM
LOVETTSVILLE RELOCATION PACKAGE, Welcoming folks to Loudoun County, Virginia. Page 10 of 20. LOVETTSVILLE PIZZA AND SUBS - ITALIAN FOOD IN WESTERN LOUDOUN COUNTY Lovettsville Home owners are treated to some very good Italian food at the Lovettsville Pizza and Subs Restaurant. The Lovettsville Pizza and Subs Restaurant is a comfortable neighborhood restaurant, located just 2 blocks from the Lovettsville New Town Center. New families moving into the area are in for a real treat. Traditional Italian dishes available for eating in or carry out and they deliver. Visit this local restaurant and you'll enjoy the food and the 1950s atmosphere with (15 comments)
Foreclosures Up 75% in 2007 - 10:08 AM
The number of foreclosures soared in 2007, with 405,000 households losing their home, according to a report released recently. That's up 51 percent from the 268,532 homes that were repossessed in 2006. Total foreclosure filings soared 97% in December alone compared with December of 2006, according to RealtyTrac, an online seller of foreclosure properties. For the year, total filings - which include default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions - grew 75%. More than 1 percent of all U.S. households were in some stage of foreclosure during 2007, up from 0.58 percent the year before. The increase in foreclosures has (3 comments)
Four Easy Home Improvements - 10:14 AM
If your house needs a makeover, but remodeling is beyond your reach, try these four simple fixes: Touch-up exteriors. Repainting the trim and front door of your house can significantly boost its curb appeal. This kind of retouching work is easy on the budget and can be done in just a couple of hours. Replace your floors. The widespread availability of affordable "floating floors" (flooring options that can be installed on top of existing boards or linoleum) makes updating the floors in your rec room or pantry a cinch. You'll probably save a minimum $500 to $600 dollars by doing it (2 comments)
Greenville pictures - 09:31 AM
Here are some pictures of Greenville and Greenville county, just to have a glimpse how beautiful our town and area is: Westin Poinsett Hotel Liberty Building Riverplace fountain Art galleries at Riverpace These pictures are taken downtwon Greenville.
Shops at Westend Liberty Bridge Falls Park These pictures are taken downtown Greenville. BMW Zentrum and Museum GSP airport Pinnacle Lake,Table Rock State Park
Cliff's Valley Golf course & community Blue Ridge Mountains Blue (0 comments)
West End Historic Area and Westend Market in Greenville - 10:49 PM
The West End Historic Area and Westend Market is located at the South end of Main Street at Augusta Street in Greenville, just across the Reedy River from downtown. It has a long and interesting history. After earlier settlements in the 1830’s the Furman University was established in 1852 on fifty acres of land in the West End, where it expanded and remained until 1958. This development and the arrival of the Greenville & Columbia Railroad in the West End in 1853 led to both residential and commercial development of the area. In the 1890’s this area was called Greenville’s second (0 comments)
Bellingham Real Estate Market Report for Jan, 2008 - 07:51 PM
Real Estate Market Report/Conditions for Bellingham, WA for January, 2008 The following is a quick analysis of the Residential Bellingham real estate market by Michael Eisenberg of Fairhaven Realty. Currently Active Listings: 517 Average List Price $466,386 Days on the Market: 117Sold in January: 59Average Sales Price: $360,724 Average List Price: $376,931Ratio of List to Price: 95.6% Average Days on the Market: 93 Median Sales Price: $299,950Median ListPrice: $299,950 Ratio of List to Price: 100% Pending Sales Last Week: 30 Condo Analysis for Bellingham Currently Active Listings: 303 Average List Price $285,121 Days on the Market: 246 Sold in January: 33 Average Sales Price: $237,564Average List Price: $240,363Ratio of List to Price: 99.5% Average Days on the Market: 216Median Sales Price: $197,500Median List Price: (0 comments)
What is the Best Keyword to use for most hits to your Website? - 11:57 PM
What is the Best Keyword to use for most hits to your Website? Do you think it is 1. Your City Real Estate 2. Real Estate Your City 3. Homes for sale in Your City 4. Your City Realtor 5.Your City Your State Real Estate or do you have any other favorite keywords you try to optimize for? (13 comments)
Las Vegas real estate - January, 2008 market statistics - 11:00 PM
Listed below are the current inventory and January, 2008 statistics for home sales in the Las Vegas, Nevada real estate market. If you have any questions or need more information about real estate in Las Vegas, Nevada call me at (702) 339-9700 or email me at JohnNovak@kw.com. I'm looking forward to earning your business! Total Homes Available: 15,473 (as of February 4, 2008) Single-Family: 11,501 (20.0 month supply*) Condo: 2,979 (34.2 month supply) Townhouse: 993 (22.6 month supply)Total Contingent and Pending Sales: 1,761 (as of February 4, 2008) Single-Family: 1,448Condo: 230Townhouse: 83January, 2008 Sales: See also: Las Vegas real estate - December, 2007 market statistics Las Vegas real estate - November, 2007 market (2 comments)
I Busted The Active Rain Chain...But I Can Fix That...ROAR! - 03:42 PM
For your listening pleasure, click on the picture of Bob Stewart and his Son Kelan. Chain…Chain…Chain…La La La :) As some of you know I am responsible for breaking the link in The Active Rain Chain. This post will serve as an apology to all who have come before me. It will also serve as a warning to never ask me to conform or write on demand. I am not very good at either of these things. Must be the Maverick in me :) Anyway, some time ago I received a call from Lola Audu. It seemed she had chosen me (43 comments)
Buyers Crash Course - 01:52 AM
CRASH COURSE! When you're buying a home, who do you think is the most important person in the transaction? YOU, of course! That doesn't mean you won't need experienced professionals for guidance and assistance, but quite frankly, if YOU choose not to buy, the entire process comes to a halt. While home ownership is called the American Dream, it's a shame that nobody teaches it in school. Most folks face the biggest purchase of their life without any experience. That's why it's critical for someone to help you understand everything that happens during the process, whether it's your accountant, your banker, or your (0 comments)
So, yesterday was Super Tuesday. I passed by many polling stations but sadly, I found myself not voting at all. Apparently, Barbara Bush was not on the ballot this year. Darn it. Maybe I should have voted for the other former first lady? With so many choices, how does one narrow down who the best candidate is? Some say it's about the issues and what they stand for while others say it's all about the economy stupid. It's no wonder so many Americans don't get out and vote. They're just overwhelmed by choices and are clearly are not motivated enough (0 comments)
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOTS $29,900 - 12:08 PM
Eight building lots in Sagewood Estates. Restrictions include 1300 sq. ft. minimum site built homes. Lots vary from level to sloped perfect for basement houses. Fast selling subdivision. Sagewood Estates is an established subdivision located in North Columbia, Tennessee just a few miles south of Saturn Parkway/Interstate 65 exchange. This area is a fast developing area including established business area with banks, Home Depot, restaurants, florists & grocery store. New additions include Super Target, Cracker Barrel, Kohl's and more. Contact me for plat maps and additional information.
All Brick Home in Historic Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee--$129,900 - 12:31 PM
Immediate occupancy available in this all brick home on 1st Avenue in historic area of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. This home has been completely renovated, including but not limited to, BRAND NEW HVAC unit, new insulation, new carpet in some rooms, new vinyl flooring & island in kitchen. Prior to renovating, this home had one bath. Owner redid the bath and added a second bath. This property has a large lot, huge back deck and two car detached garage. Part of property is fenced. Property is zoned RESIDENTIAL/GENERAL COMMERCIAL and would make an excellent location for real estate, insurance, accounting or other type office facility. Other possibilities (3 comments)
1930's Brick Home--Modern Day Conveniences--$142,900 - 12:42 PM
Welcome home to this charming 1930's home on large corner lot in Columbia, TN. This home was lovingly renovated to preserve it's original character while providing modern day conveniences, such as a brand-new central unit. Character is found throughout the home with things such as hardwood floors, original glass doorknobs, built-in ironing board. The owners enhanced the floor plan by opening the dining room & living room, installing crown moulding & new light fixtures throughout and by painting with warm & inviting colors. Square footage is 2105. Two bedrooms are located on the main floor. Upstairs you will find an additional bedroom and bonus room. (2 comments)
Very Fitting - 02:05 PM
I chuckled as I came across your group "Coffee Loving Realtors." Yesterday, I learned first-hand that not only do I love coffee...but I am quite dependent on coffee. Tuesday morning, I turned off my alarm and proceeded through my morning ritual. Finally, I reached my favorite part of said ritual. I poured Creme Brulee creamer into my favorite Ole Miss Rebels cup, pushed the lever of my Cuisinart coffee pot and listened for the wonderful sound of hot, fresh coffee filling my cup. Here is where the trouble began...there was no sound. I pushed the lever again...and waited...and waited... What was this? No coffee? I turned (0 comments)
"Don't Turn Your Blog into a Refrigerator Magnet!": Blog Tips for Rain Drips - 08:33 AM
One of the primary hallmarks of the ActiveRain Community has been the wonderfully warm and nurturing nature of our membership. For many of us, the prospect of learning how to blog was daunting enough, but to be able to do so in a non-threatening and encouraging environment like ActiveRain is incredibly helpful to the process. I remember making my fair share of mistakes early on. Fortunately, there were many extremely helpful fellow Rainers who kindly mentored me, and showed me the errors of my way. I've been tempted on numerous occasions to go back into my archives and delete some of those (67 comments)
Is your client an ***? Are you? - 09:59 AM
I recently had my first client from h-e-double hockey sticks. I suppose it was bound to happen. I had a gut feeling I was making a deal with the devil when I took on this client. But I'm not one to talk bad about people behind their backs so that's all I'll say about it. I came across a test to help you determine if you have one of those types of clients http://yourclientfromhell.com/. And here's a quiz to help determine if you are the problem http://electricpulp.com/guykawasaki/arse/. (6 comments)
Seeking brokers re: DROdio Strategy for 2008 and beyond - 01:48 AM
Our firm has always done a great job servicing clients locally. But recently, we’ve realized something else: We can help other REALTORS do the same thing by referring deals to them. Through some marketing wizardry, we’ve watched our online traffic grow by more than 100 fold, from an average of 20 unique visitors per day in early 2007, to an average of over 2,500 unique visitors per day as of February, 2008. We expect these numbers to keep rising. In fact, here are two of our traffic graphs:
DROdio Real Estate, Inc. traffic, Jun ‘07 to Feb ‘08
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