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Archives of real estate blog entries for May 13, 2008 (Page 3)
Utter FENESTRATION! - 12:55 PM
Fenestration. Are you experiencing fenestration in your daily life? You may not know it, but I bet you are, that is unless you live in a yurt above the meadows in Asheville. Or simply have your head in the clouds.
Have a clue? Go on, take a guess! WHAT is "fenestration"? I asked my friend the green builder that question.He just grinned. He likes words like riparian and fenestration. He likes the way they roll off his tongue. He's into the curious spark in people's eyes.
He wouldn't tell me. Sent me to Wikipedia... OK... I'm game... According to Wikipedia, (17 comments)
Price Reduced: Mint & Sunny 1 BR Lower Unit in Baydale Development - 10:04 AM
Price Reduced to $164,000This Mint and Sunny 1 Bedroom Upper Unit in the Lovely Baydale Development features 1 Full Bathroom, Living Room / Dining Room Combination, Renovated Kitchen with Dishwasher, All Hardwood Floors Throughout and Laundry Facilities on Premises. Maintenance Includes Real Estate Taxes, Landscaping, Snow Removal & Heat. Visit CarolloRealEstate.com Asking: $176,000 Maintenance: $525.00 (0 comments)
Jus Sold in Whitestone: Whitestone Manor Condos - 04:23 PM
150-31 12 AvenueWhitestone, NY 11357Asking: $383,970Selling: $383,000On the Market: 16 Weeks This Lovely 1 BR Triple Mint Condo in Whitestone Manor features 1 Full Bath, LR/DR, Kitchen, Terrace, and State of the Art Amenities including Fitness Room, Lounge, Billard Room, and 2 Community Roof Decks. Visit CarolloRealEstate.com for more Queens Recent Sale (0 comments)
What would the “Codgers” have said about this? - 06:15 AM
On the 11th of May, Rich Jacobson published a very provocative post, a post that inspired a most lively conversation. In an off-AR conversation with Rich, I wondered how the original “Codgers” (Medford & Jay) might have commented on that post, and Rich expressed an interest in what “their take on things” would be. Neither blog anymore, Medford by choice, and Jay—well, there is a long story there, but briefly, he can’t post or comment any longer, and he now requires some assistance with day-to-day activities. He now lives out of state with his son & daughter-in-law where he is well (5 comments)
Coffee With Linda In Colchester! - 12:32 PM
First Selectman Linda Hodge has announced that one more "coffee and chat" session will be held Monday May 19 from 12:30-1:30pm at Illiano's Restaraunt, 119 South Main St, Colchester, CT. Any businesses interested in hosting a "Coffee with Linda" can contact the First Selectman's office at 537-7220 or email email@example.com. (0 comments)
Colchester Beginner's Orchestra Players Wanted - 12:48 PM
A Beginner's Orchestra is looking for musicians who can read and play from sheet music at a beginning level-all instruments are needed. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 7-8pm at a private residence in Colchester and will run through June 3. Cost is $12 to cover cost for rental of music. For more information, call Dave in the evenings at 537-3061. (0 comments)
Andover Hosts Cell Phones For Soldiers - 12:52 PM
Those with old cell phones can drop them off, with attachments, at the Town Office Building, located at 17 School Rd. The cell phones will be reconditioned and distributed to soldiers. What a fantastic idea! I have about 3 or 4 old cell phones I will be dropping off. Look in those drrawers - I am sure you have one lying around! (0 comments)
Free Pasta For Portland Seniors - 12:55 PM
The St. John Fisher Youth Group will host a free pasta dinner for local senior citizens Friday, May 16 at 5pm, in the St. Thomas More hall at St. John Fisher Church, 30 Jones Hollow Rd, Marlborough, CT. Call Carolyn at 295-8006 at reserve a seat. What an excellent event to support our seniors! (0 comments)
East Hampton Plant Sale - 12:57 PM
The Haddam Neck Congregational Church will hold a plant sale at the Haddam Neck fair Hall on Saturday, may 17 from 8am-noon. Come early for best choices in perennials and annuals as well as many plants dug up from yards. There is no better time than now to get those yards looking in tip top shape! Enjoy the weather and beautify our earth! (0 comments)
Marllborough Blood Pressure Screenings - 01:01 PM
VNA East will hold blood pressure screenings Tuesday, may 13 from 10:30-11:30 am at Marlborough Senior Center, 17 School Dr, Marlborough, CT and Thursday, May 15 from 12:30-1:30pm at Town Hall, 26 North Main St, Marlborough, CT. The screenings are free. For more information call 860-456-7288. Make sure to get it done! (0 comments)
East Hampton's Great Giveaway! - 01:07 PM
The Spring Giveaway will be held Sat, May 17 from 8am-2pm at the East Hampton Bible Church, 22 Midwood farm Rd, East Hampton, CT. Everything is free and all are welcome to stop by rain or shine. We will be accepting donations of like new quality clothes and small household items on Wed May 14 & Thurs May 15 from 9:30 -2:30 at the church. Call Barbara for more information at 267-9753. (0 comments)
Portland Macbeth for Kids - 01:11 PM
Brownstone Intermediate School, 314 Main St, will present Macbeth for Kids, Thursday, May 15 and Friday, may 16, at 7pm, both nights at the school. Lois Burdett has written a family friendly version of "Shakespeare Can Be Fun" series. Director Kimberly West has directed many productions for Portland schools, and over 50 5th and 6th graders are involved as cast and crew in this show. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, and may be reserved by calling 342-5494. (0 comments)
East Hampton Free Stroke Screenings - 01:46 PM
The Chatham Health District is having a Community screening Project through the month of May for Stroke Prevention and Awareness. There will be screenings happening at different times this month in the five towns the health district covers: East Haddam, East Hampton, Hebron, Portland and Marlborough. At these screenings, risk assessments will be done by VNA, educational materials will be given out and a speaker will be present. These programs are free to the public. For more information on screening sites, call the Chatham health district at 342-6756 or 1-888-4-STROKE ( 1-888-478-7653). (0 comments)
East Hampton's Brave Girls, Strong Women - 01:51 PM
Brave Girls, Strong Women, a summer career exploration program for girls in grades 4th and up, will be offered this summer. Sponsored by East Hampton Youth & Family Services, the program runs Tues-Thurs, from July 8-Aug 14. Through a variety of creative experiences, field trips and speakers, we are encouraging girls to become confident, healthy & happy. For more information, call Wendy at 267-9982. Registration is limited to 15 girls per week. (0 comments)
Have Credit or Debt Problems - 10:37 AM
If you plan to purchase a home within 6 months or refinance your home, please contact us 713-443-3423 or visit www.openhousefinancials.com to receive a free credit and debt review. (0 comments)
Today started like most. Up early, drink coffee made the night before while looking over the days schedule. I like mornings, and today I felt ready for what was to come. I spent time chatting with my Wife as she got ready to go to work at her Job at the Lawyers office. She is a bright girl, and we are soon to celebrate our 22nd anniversary. Her job involves doing doing Real Estate Closings, and her experience is really much greater than mine on the sheer number of closings she has done over the years. Before that she (15 comments)
I just wanted to throw this out there to all of the Active Rain members.... I have been reading a lot of open letters to the consumer or to the seller/buyer in recent weeks. Many of them have been entered as 'members only' posts. So the question is, why 'members only'? Many of them are well written, are the truth, and to the point. Don't we want the average consumer to see the truth? Don't we want to make them aware of certain things, that we see from our side of things? To educate them? And because of this, you (21 comments)
Shop mortgage rates… Shop APR (Annual Percentage Rate)….. Shop mortgage fees….. So which is it? Shopping for a mortgage can be very confusing to say the least. I hear so many called experts tell the average consumer to shop APR. This is not the wisest of decisions and can be argued by many mortgage professionals. Let’s add some more confusion. Most of us know what the rate is in regards to mortgages. Let’s define rate and APR. Rate : A charge or payment calculated in relation to a particular sum or quantity: interest rates. (from answer.com) APR (Annual Percentage Rate) : Is the (9 comments)
Another Offer on Another Short Sale - 05:41 PM
Yesterday, clients of mine wrote an offer on a Danbury, Connecticut townhome they hope to buy. The property is being sold as a short sale, which means the sellers owe more than what the property is worth in its as-is condition in today's market. We wrote a solid offer. Of course, another offer came in the same day. I've warned my buyers on the issues they will now face with attempting to buy a short sale: We will probably wait about 4-6 weeks before learning if the bank will accept the offer. I've waited as long as five months on others. (4 comments)
We're All Just Three Months Away From Foreclosure - 06:06 PM
I was in the office the other day talking with a colleague. We were discussing the market. Our business. Our projected business. We laughed. We made some jokes. Then we broached the topic of all the short sales and foreclosure properties on the market. Short sales have definitely become the new big thing around here. And, the already-foreclosed homes have begun trickling onto the market. We discussed why some people may find themselves facing foreclosure. It all comes down to this:We're all just three months away from foreclosure. If we were to lose our job, not be able to find a new one, (2 comments)
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