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Archives of real estate blog entries for May 2, 2008 (Page 9)
New blog!! - 08:52 PM
So I'm shameless. Here's a link to my new blog that I'd like everyone to visit and comment on. I love ARing, but I also feel the need to appeal to the masses with a more professional-level marketing plan. No need to comment here, just getting the word out!!! Jen (3 comments)
I almost gave someone $33,000 yesterday - 03:58 PM
Yesterday we had a dip across the boards in interest rates. I advised my clients to lock if they could. I had three that were ready to lock. Talk about Volatility. Today interest rates are back up and don't look like they'll be dipping again anytime soon. For the rate shoppers out there. If you didn't have your Ducks in a Row - you lost. What exactly are those Ducks? Good question. a Complete Mortgage Loan Application including all requested documentation. an Underwriters Conditional Loan Approval The ability to meet those Conditions in a timely manner That's it. Seems pretty (14 comments)
The Home Warranty, HUD & the Haughty, CONCLUSION - 09:14 PM
PREFACE: Please realize I agree that the amount of money involved here is insignificant and I really wasn't put through any disasterous loss either. Heck, I got paid. The point is the IMMENSE egos at work. Observe... In Part I, I lamented my lack in reviewing that *&(*^% HUD. After weeks go by with no response from the buyer's attorney's office, I leave two messages for the lawyer's secretary asking for assistance. No response. It becomes obvious I'm being ignored. In the meantime, my client is getting "pissed over the principal of the thing." My "Italian" goes up. Oh no...not that. I contact a (6 comments)
Five things to consider before buying a home... - 12:30 PM
Five Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home Owning a home is part of the American dream and for many consumers, favorable interest rates and declining home prices make now the perfect time to buy.1) Know why you want to buy. There are many advantages to owning your own home, including the building of equity and the potential tax savings. Current housing prices and mortgage rates may also make it more appealing. It is important to understand why you want to buy a home and why now is the right time for you.2) Understand the big picture - what owning your (3 comments)
But as any expert will tell you, real estate is local.
So, let's take a look at the recent stats on our Multiple Listing Service. We were relieved to see foreclosures and short sales slowing. Now I realize not (12 comments)
REMAX Proudly Sponsors the Spring Festival at The Villages of Eldorado Sunday May 4, 1-4pm - 10:18 AM
The wonderful business community of the Village at Eldorado is throwing a Spring Festival for the community. The Spring Festival is Sunday May 4 from 1-4pm. We will be having: Bounce Houses Obstycle CoursePopcornSnow ConesFace PaintingBalloonsChildren's Tattoos Chair MassagesNail PaintingGift Card Raffles to shops and more.All free to say thanks to our great community. Remax, Adventure Kids, MexiGo, Firehouse Subs, EmPower Academy, Horizon Nails, Distinctively Hers are all participating! (0 comments)
Incredible Highland home with open floorplan. Eat-in kitchen opens to family room and inculdes butlers pantry, granite c-tops, tile backsplash and Stainless appliances. Interior includes arched entries, rounded corners, plant shelves and well thought out upgrades. Tile in the entry, kitchen, breakfast nook and all wet areas. Frisco schools, Super close to new retail development at Eldorado & 423. One year Home Warranty Provided!! VIEW LISTING BROCHURE on THIS INCREDIBLE HIGHLAND HOME IN FRISCO ISD Features: Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Parking: Garage Year Built: 2006 Subdivision: Eldorado Estates Lot Size: 0.161 Garage Size: 20x20 School District: Frisco Square Footage: 2,830 MLS #: 10992505 (1 comments)
Glen Cove, Little Elm Texas 75068 ~ Home Sales News - 03:43 PM
Glen Cove, Little Elm Texas 75068 ~ Home Sales News In April of 2008, the median price of a single-family Home for Sale in Glencove was $139,499. The median price is the point where half of all houses are more expensive and half are cheaper. Median home prices are generally a better indicator of home price trends than mean, or average, home prices. Sales volume in Glen Cove remains steady, with 4 home pending sale at this time. Most sales activity is occurring in the price range of $130,000 to $137,000. Additionally, sellers are receiving an average of $75 per square foot and their homes are selling for (0 comments)
Little Elm Texas 75068 ~ Real Estate Market Update for April 2008 - 04:13 PM
Little Elm Texas 75068 ~ Real Estate Market Update for April 2008 The town of Little Elm Texas is a growing residential community of homes with a great variety of pricing and home styles. Little Elm is conveniently located in Denton County and on the Northwest Corner of Frisco Texas and along the shores of Lake Lewisville. If you haven't heard of Little Elm yet, you will due to the future Lake Lewisville bridge. Current prices in the Little Elm for single family homes range from a low of $109,900 for a 4 bedroom 2 bath, 1515 square feet, to a high price of $1,400,000 for 6 bedrooms 7 baths at 10,000+ (1 comments)
Cherry Blossoms - 04:13 PM
This spring has produced a magnificent crop of cherry blossoms! I have always been fond of cherry blossoms ever since as a small child I played under the canopy of pink trees in front of my parents' home.
The problem with cherry blossoms is how fragile they are. They bloom in late April and early May for only a few weeks, and then are blown away by the wind and rain.
As I walked in Musser Park in Lancaster, PA today, I saw a beautiful tree with many of its blossoms still intact. The wind and storms of the last few (10 comments)
Baseball American League East Turned Upside Down! - 02:12 PM
I must confess I am not a big fan of the teams in the American League East....but it is always fun to watch the battle for the division...between the Red sox and Yankees. The Blue Jays always seem to be a solid team that ends up a distant third. Not this year...the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Oriels are doing quite well indeed! The Orioles I think will fade...but I am starting to become a believer in the Rays. maybe not this year...but in years to come. Good hitting, good young pitching, and good gloves. If they are willing to (3 comments)
The Key to your website is You! - 02:57 PM
We get a lot of questions as to why or how our website is so successful. Funny thing is I think anyone can have a large percentage of their business come from the web...all it takes is YOU! I check out an advertisement today for a site that will do all the work for you...drip system, generated cards, follow up, write your blog posts, do EVERYTHING so you can concentrate on your business! This may be the single dumbest thing you can do for your web business! Agents who are ultra successful on the web do not need to spend lots (3 comments)
Stunning Upgrades On Huge Corner Lot 7445 S. Kendall Blvd., Littleton, CO 80128 View Map Step into this lovely French Country home in desirable Columbine Knolls. This open floor plan is perfect for daily living and entertaining. Gorgeous upgrades will be sure to please including custom paint, newly remodeled bathrooms and a wonderful sun room! You’ll be inspired by the Tuscan Décor in the kitchen and relax in the huge family room complete with a beautiful copper insert propane fireplace. The finished basement provides extra room for entertaining, including a craft area and (0 comments)
Northeast Heights Albuquerque Real Estate Sales – April 2008 - 11:55 PM
From: http://www.WelcomeHomeABQ.com/These statistics are averages for all Residential Detached Homes Sales. This report includes the Albuquerque Real Estate Market areas of; Uptown (41), Northeast Heights (50), Foothills South (51), and Fairgrounds (70). View the Albuquerque MLS Areas map.
For a detailed neighborhood market report visit www.Albuquerque-Home-Prices.com. (0 comments)
Free Home Warranty - 10:04 AM
Joe Has You Covered Purchase or Sell A Home through Joe Perez and receive FREE a 1 year Home Warranty at no cost* to you. Call Joe 917-744-8296 *Warranties available for single family(new & used construction) Condo(New & used Construction) Two Family (existing construction) Coverage starts from listing of property for sellers & continues 1 year after closing for buyer. (0 comments)
Limited time 2.5% Sell your Home Commission - 10:17 AM
Sellers- *2.5% Listing Commission More Services, More Recognition, More Advertising, Home Warranty, More of Everything for Less than Most other Realtors.Free Warranty. Other realtors may charge you up to 6% or more for less services. Make the smart choice and choose Joe to Sell your Home. Let's get together to talk about Customizing a Plan to Buy or Sell Just For You. Call me at the office (718) 577-1028or on my cell phone (917)-744-8296, we'll set-up a time to meet that is easy and convenient for you.
*commissions are negotiable in NY state. (0 comments)
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