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Archives of real estate blog entries for July 1, 2008 (Page 4)
MARYLAND HOME PRICES HAVE DECLINED. IT'S TIME TO BUY - 10:30 AM
ATTENTION HOME BUYERS: It's time to buy. Prices are down and inventory is high. You have many homes from which to select and there are some exceptional opportunities in this buyer's market. Prices are down in most Maryland real estate market in 2008. Foreclosures, high inventory short sales and now home sale discounts have contributed to price declines. Most counties in Maryland are showing a significant reduction in home prices sold. This presents a real opportunities for Maryland home buyers. All counties, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and St. Mary's showed a price decline in SOLD prices for (9 comments)
THANKS TO ELEANOR THORN, JOE ADAMS AND JASON SARDI, WINNERS ALL!! - 01:18 PM
CONGRATULATIONS TO: Eleanor Thorn, Joe Adams and Jason Sardi for their thoughtful entries in the "Ask the Loan Officer" challenge. Since we had only three entries, each will receive 2,000 points as soon as Rich Jacobson, our venerable Community Builder can make the transfer. Each will be invited to contribute to a new page on Homefinders.com featuring loan officers in a Q & A format. As soon as the page is up, I'll be sending the questions every two weeks or so to each and their answers will be published on Homefinders.com along with their contact information, bio and photo. Check these (15 comments)
July 4th in Sacramento - 03:16 PM
July 4th, 2008 is just around the corner. Sacramento will be celebrating with professional fireworks in many of the surrounding cities and neighborhoods. The Governor has asked that Californians leave the firework display to the professionals and not add to the police and fire department calls. We certainly have had enough fires as witnessed by the smoky-filled skies throughout our great state of California these past few weeks. July 4th is a time for celebrating our nations birthday and enjoying family and friends. Fireworks are scheduled from Sacramento to Lake Tahoe. With gas prices this year, you may want to chose a community close (2 comments)
Power Ranch Real Estate, Gilbert Arizona, Power Ranch AZ Realtor - 10:46 AM
Search Power Ranch Homes If you are interested in the Power Ranch real estate market, you can contact me at 480-247-7244 for more information. Power Ranch is an active family community with numerous activities and amenities for everyone in the family. The master-planned community has amenities such as two community clubhouses, two community lakes and three pools. The community also features numerous parks, tree-lined streets with 26 miles of trails, soccer and baseball fields, volleyball and basketball courts, an event pavilion and picnic ramadas with barbecues. Power Ranch is located near Gilbert's eastern boarder on Power Road between Germann and Queen (0 comments)
Old Stone Ranch Real Estate, Chandler Arizona, Old Stone Ranch Az Realtor - 11:41 AM
Search Old Stone Ranch Homes Old Stone Ranch is a master planned lake community built by Shea Homes. The community is located just south of Ocotillo between Gilbert and Lindsay Roads in Chandler. Old Stone Ranch features three lakes with beautiful water features, meandering walking paths, greenbelts with shaded ramadas. Entering the community you will be greeted by tree lined streets and wide sidewalks. Embedded in the community is Ryan Elementary School, which is part of the Chandler Unified School District. (0 comments)
Arizona Real Estate Website Introduction - AzSearchForHomes.com - 11:44 AM
Search Arizona Real Estate Should you have any questions about the Phoenix Arizona real estate market please feel welcome to contact me at 480-247-7244 and I would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about the current market. Also, should you be interested in buying or selling a home, please consider myself for an interview. I truly have a dynamic marketing plan and most importantly... I care! I look forward to hearing from you and helping you with your Arizona real estate needs. -Brandon (2 comments)
Tribal Canoes stop in Bellingham on their way to annual gathering in B.C. - 12:25 PM
Boulevard Park will be the site this Saturday, for the landing of the Tribal Canoes, as part of the annual tribal canoe journey that gathers July 28 at Cowichan, B.C., on Vancouver Island. Saturday's event will begin at 2 p.m. with music and displays by native vendors. Canoe landings will be about 4 p.m. Traditional tribal songs and dances will follow at about 5:30 p.m. Canoes from Samish, Swinomish, Nooksack, and Lummi will participate. The last canoe journey was at the Lummi Nation's Stommish grounds for several days of music, feasting and ceremony last summer, I was able to attend the event last year and (0 comments)
Pleasanton CA Real Estate Market Update – Luxury Homes for Sale in Ruby Hill Pleasanton CA* - 12:13 AM
Located in historic Livermore Valley within a beautiful gated community you'll find an original Jack Nicklaus designed course that meanders through magnificent water features, natural arroyos and exciting elevation changes. Varying membership subscriptions are available including golf, swim & tennis and social. The exquisite clubhouse with first class amenities boasts 32,000 square feet including elegant lounge areas, dining areas and conference rooms is available for wedding ceremonies and receptions, providing elegant surroundings and exceptional service. Homes in Ruby Hill generally range from about 2,300 square feet on the small side to over 10,000 square feet on the larger side. 3365 E (4 comments)
The new law is now in effect and officers from all the law agencies have been instructed to write tickets as this is an easy way to make some money now for the state! There are many companies out there that cell wireless devices if you don't mind waiting a couple extra days for it to arrive in the mail to save 25%? Here is a link to a company that always seems to have a great deal on just about any electronic device that you need...or don't need but want!! The first offense if caught is about $73 I (6 comments)
Shasta lake, Shasta Dam and Mt Shasta. The Redding California area is home to many outdoor recreational opportunities. Whether you like to bike or fish or water ski, chances are very good that you will find something fun to do here. Yes it gets warm in the summer time but other than that we have some pretty great weather! We have a walking/biking trail that goes along the Sacramento River. You can walk or bike and get some exercise etc. We have the Turtle Bay Museum and the Sundial Bridge... Come and check it out! PS we do have for (0 comments)
Ravenwood subdivision in Redding continues to sell well with... - 07:13 PM
Here are the stats for the highly desired Ravenwood Subdivision off North Shasta View Drive. Current active homes- 1464-$229,900 1759-$259,000 1317-$269,000 1751-$293,000 1676-$299,000 1676 $322,000 1700-$344,900 ---------------------------------------------- Current Pending Homes- 1584-$230,000 1348-$238,000 1367-$239,000 1304-$239,000 1584-$250,000 1304$259,000 1876-$294,900
It's interesting to note that many of the smaller homes sell for pretty close to the larger homes!! There was a time a couple years back when the 1304 model was selling for within about $20k of the 1676 model... This subdivision offers a close proximity to the Lema Ranch walking trails/the strawberry stand at old alturas and shasta view/not too far to (0 comments)
America's #1 Mortgage Rates Report: July 1, 2008 - 09:43 AM
Mortgage rates for July 1, 2008. Loan amounts up to $417,000: 3/1 ARM 5.250%5/1 ARM 5.500%7/1 ARM 5.750%10/1 ARM 5.875% All rates offered to the borrower with 1 point cost. Rate quotes assume a purchase transaction with a 20% down payment, 720 credit score, and full income qualification. Rates are subject to fluctuation. Custom rate quotes and fixed rate mortgages are available by calling at the number below.. AMERICA'S MORTGAGE RATE TREND: Next 7 days: Slightly Lower Next 30 days: Slightly Higher Next (0 comments)
TIMING ISN'T EVERYTHING! In light of declining sales and tougher loan requirements, many potential buyers are asking if they should buy now, or wait several months before moving forward with a decision. The thing is, you can't time the real estate market any more than you can time the stock market. Simply put, the best time to buy is simply when you need to do so. Start searching now, targeting your preferred location in your community and getting a sense of the trends. Call me to gauge listing times, list-to-sale ratios, and contract terms. There's no such thing as a "national" (0 comments)
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