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MLS #S4636753 2708 DOWNING DR, KISSIMMEE FL 34758 $$$ 79,500 $$$ Broadmoor Doublewide Listed Under Market Value. 2/2 with utility room, fenced, rear conservation, all appliances. Patio and Screened Porch. Great property for the price. Bring Offers! Perfect as a second home. For more information about this property and many more like it in the Central Florida area call Steve Glose with Keller Williams Realty direct at 407-616-7286 or visit on the web at http://www.thefloridalivingteam.com/ (0 comments)
MLS #S4636038 1750 Grove Ct Kissimmee, FL 34746 $$$ 235,000 $$$ Discover all the comforts of this well-maintained brick home on 1.01 acres in Kissimmee. You'll enjoy 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, gracious formal living room with fireplace for chilly mornings, carpeting, impressive dining room, master suite with vanity, walk-in closet to quickly find your clothes, family room, updated kitchen with electric range, garbage disposal, refrigerator, pantry, dishwasher, microwave, breakfast nook area, bonus room for crafts or could be 4th bedroom, 2-car garage, shingle roof, mature plants, large patio, custom blinds, attic storage, new paint, new carpet, French doors. Country living with the (1 comments)
Realtor Domain Names - 05:20 PM
I received an E-mail recently from a real estate agent who was trying to sell domains names to Realtors® at a price of $599 each. He said it was because he had bought too many domains names and needed to sell some that he wasn't going to use. I thiink it's really bad when someone in our industry is trying to take advantage of others. Domain names at www.marketingmaniacdomains.com only cost $9.99 so why is he trying to sell them for $599. The only thing I can think of is that he thinks Realtors® don't know they can get their own domain names and (7 comments)
Military Web Sites - 05:26 PM
I built a site www.pcstohill.com about 4 years ago and it is definitely a money maker. For those who don't know, PCS stands for Permanent Change of Station to the military. To a civilian it would be called relocation. Anyway, this site has gotten me a lot of good solid leads over the years. If you would like to build one like mine, I would be glad to give an help you might need with building the site or giving you any information about the military terms since I was on active duty with the US Air Force for 26 years. (6 comments)
"The Top 7 reasons Why Your Life Sucks......." - 10:45 PM
I just got this letter yesterday and this was the headline. Did I want to read it? Yes!!! Not because I think my life sucks. It doesn't. But I want to know why this person thought my life sucks. I am struck by the directness of this advertising and captured at the same time. So do you want to know why your life sucks????? Ok I tell you what they told me, but I am not going to give you all the reasoning why. It will be too long of a blog. If that anticipation gets to you let me know and I (10 comments)
Why I like Relocation Buyers - 08:54 PM
I've decided I love working with relocation buyers. Usually, they are looking because they really need to buy now. The actually listen when you explain things to them about the town or neighborhood--unless they have lived in the area before and then they want to know what is the same and what has changed. For me, they have been a great source of referrals. 90% of referrals I have gotten have come from buyers whom I represented when they moved to the area. The other thing I like about relocation buyers is that I get to learn a lot about where (7 comments)
WHY SHOULD I BUY NEW CONSTRUCTION?? - 12:15 PM
I spend alot of time researching new construction practices and what builders are doing in today's market. I stumbled upon this article when researching new construction. Many potential home buyers ask the question, "Why would I buy something brand new when I can buy something used"? All credit is given to Dena Kouremetis on this article. She brings up alot of great points. Do yourself a favor and read this if you are considering purchasing a new home. Why Buy A New Construction Home: Price Appreciation - Interview with an Appraiser Dena Kouremetis, A veteran of the homebuilding industry, Dena Kouremetis is (0 comments)
Celebrate Earth Day By Recycling Electronics - 12:53 PM
Join Best Buy and the Great Lakes Electronics Corporation to properly dispose of your electronics 10 AM - 4 PM this Saturday, April 26th. It's the perfect time to gather up up all your old electronics and safely dispose of them. They will be collecting computers & accessories, telephone equipment, TVs, VCRs, small electronics and household appliances (under 100 lbs). Data deletion is performed on all storage media.Refrigerators and AC units will NOT be accepted. Visit the Best Buy Locations near you:Novi - Haggerty RdFarmington Hills - Orchard Lake RdAnn Arbor - Lohr RdFlint - Miller RdGrand Rapids - Alpine AveMadison Heights - John RFor more (5 comments)
View more information on Lutz homes for sale So you have finally finished planting your grass seed and making your home in Lutz look like it came out of the Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Now you find it is time to begin a new project. You lounge comfortably in your new grassy backyard sipping gleefully upon that glass of lemonade and start to think how nice it would be to have a well made concrete patio. Guess what – the patio is your next construction project. You carefully consider where you will place your new patio and you already are well (0 comments)
Active Spam - As If We Have The Time - 12:18 PM
If you're like me you occasionally get a contact message through Active Rain. It always makes me a little excited because I know it is either contact from another professional in my industry or someone who has taken the time to do some research as a possible client. I'm sure many of you received one today or recently with the title "New Home With Fitness Included". Now I knew from the title it was spam but still it took an extra 15 seconds of my extremely busy morning just to check and make sure. Now I'm sure if the author is (16 comments)
Foreclosure Crisis - 08:17 AM
I am interested in how you folks feel about the possibility of the Foreclosure Relief Bill and the FHA getting involved in the business of high risk refinance. I'm a bit unconvinced that the FHA can really handle that increased market share and also that the government needs to jump in at all. I sincerely feel for anyone dealing with the loss of their home, but on the other hand believe that the price tag of a bail out or refinance will be a costly one. The old adage "Buyer Beware" is something I've always adhered to. What are your thoughts? (4 comments)
Google YOUR name... - 07:21 AM
Google your name, make a movie on what you find Not just your first name... your whole name. Of course you do it to see yourself on the www. Narcissism? Do you do it to meet people? Is there a point to meeting people with your name? There was for Jim Killeen. This Friday there is a movie coming out on YouTube, by Jim Killeen who found other Jim Killeens around the world, visited them and videoed the Jim Killeens... "Along the way, Killeen tracked down six fellow Jim Killeens: a priest from Cobh, Ireland; a traffic engineer from Edinburgh, Scotland; a CEO (47 comments)
Here, HELP - 06:30 PM
I got an email from Brande Bradford this evening while I was making dinner. She asked me to look at something and help out with it if I could. From my phone I told her I'd help, whatever it was. Didn't really matter what it was because a friend wanted me. Of course I'm there. :) A little while ago I got a chance to get back to the computer to see what she's doing. I am so glad I said yes. Brande and other Active Rain friends are taking on breast cancer. Brande -- THANK YOU. If you were here in (18 comments)
Your Blog is read from different locations, Interesting stat! - 11:15 PM
Do you ever wonder where people read your blog from. Its all over and posted below is a review of my New Orleans Condo Trends blog readers by location. Its a site meter feature. It give you some great features and its free. Since adding the widget to my blog the number of hits has picked up daily. Many are going to be local but the distance is amazing. (8 comments)
Appraisers vs. Realtors, why we don't get along - 10:01 AM
My basic rule of thumb here is, let me do my job, I will let you do yours. I think the main reason why we don't get a long is because Realtors try to do our job in appraising homes. They try to supply us comps that usually are not comps. This is the main thing that I have noticed over the years. In todays market, comps are considered closed sales within the last 90 days within typically 0.75 miles of the subject property. Anything else that falls outside these 2 basic requirements are NOT comps. Don't give us active listings (2 comments)
Early this month a child of one of our own in the real estate industry (9 year old Hannah, the daughter of Danni Wicken from Chicago Title) was diagnosed with leukemia. A devastating situation, our harts and prayers go out to her and her family. The incredible support and unity the whole Cowlitz County community has shown has been unbelievable; neighbors, class mates, co-workers, parents and teachers of her school and the real estate community (among others) have jumped on board to help with meals, toy, organized car washes, raffles and other fund raisers. Click here for more on her story. Since I (0 comments)
Amberalerts go digital! IMPORTANT, please read! - 08:15 AM
I was just listening to the radio and I heard something about text messaging that finally makes sense to me. Honestly, texting just isn't my thing but for the first time, this makes sense. AmberAlert has gone wireless and you can sign up for their free text messages when an alert is issued in your area. This is one of the most amazing ideas I've heard of in a long time. For one thing, we, as a society, no matter how much we care, have a short attention span. When you hear an alert, you may soon forget about it. For another (5 comments)
Truth in Advertising? - 11:36 AM
We have a magazine in the Houston area that runs a "BEST OF" edition from time to time. It can be BEST OF HOUSTON DENTISTS, or REALTORS, or ATTORNEYS or any number of professions. I don't have a problem with awarding a "BEST OF" title. I DO think that in order to be awarded the title of BEST OF something, you should have done something to have earned it. However, this particular magazine awards this title to the people who pay for the article to be in the magazine. It's not a cheap proposition, but I guess it's great to add it (3 comments)
How to get FHA downpayment help easy- Delaware Realtor - 06:00 PM
Over the last month I have used the Preferred Program 2 times to help my FHA clients get down payment assistance from the sellers. Here is how it works if your clients have little money - Go to http://www.preferredprogram.org/default.aspx or have your lender go there and sign up The buyer can get 6% settlement help from the seller to cover closing costs AND They can use the Preferred program to get another 3% to cover the FHA down payment! In the hot sellers market it would almost be insane to ask for 9% but in most markets you know the sellers will work with you on this. Note: There (0 comments)
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