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Senate Clears Housing Bill for Final Approach - 08:42 AM
All that is left to implement the new Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, aka The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, is for President Bush to sign it, and since he rescinded his veto threat, that is pretty much a guarantee that this government intervention that is full of little "pieces of crap" will get passed. As for the overall bill, once again I will state that it does more harm than good as is typical with any government intervention. The bill is best summed up by this quote: "This bill has moral hazard written all over it," Representative Jeff (5 comments)
In Massachusetts, real estate sales can become complicated when an owner passes away. Sometimes very little is necessary in order to validate a transfer of a survivor-owner of the real estate. Other times it may take months to clear the title through the probate process in order to allow the property to be transferred out of the name of a decedent. It is therefore important for the real estate agent and the Buyer or Seller of real estate to understand these complexities so that any additional time or expenses can be anticipated during the contract negotiation stage, rather than reacted (1 comments)
Gas Prices and the Real Estate Market along with the economy - 10:32 AM
I was thinking as I was filling up my Tank (AKA)SUV this morning and wanted to pose a question to those of you who have an opinion about this matter. I wonder how you think gas prices have affected the real estate market in general, and if they were to be $3.00 per gallon versus $4.00 per gallon would that provide a boost to the economy and a possible boost to the real estate market eventually? I know this is a very complex economy and many dynamic answers could come out of this question. I am just speaking in general. (8 comments)
Relocating To Atlanta - 10:39 AM
If you are thinking of Relocating to Atlanta and want an experienced Relocation professional to help you find the perfect home, then you should call Dwayne West with solid Source Realty at 678-233-4159 to get started today. Moving your family to another town or state is a major event in your life! We have helped many families and individuals relocate to and from the Atlanta Georgia area. If you will be moving to theMetro Atlanta area, we can correspond by email and phone. Together, we'll determine what type of home, price range, and neighborhoods you are interested in. We'll send you every home or (0 comments)
59 E Dutton Mill Rd, Aston, PA 19014 - 10:21 AM
I will be hosting an open house at this 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath single, Sunday, July 27th, from 1-4. Come to see beautiful plantings, and the large, level back yard. You will fall in love with it before you even step into the house. Aston is located in Delaware County Pennsylvania, and is located conveniently to The City of Chester, the borough of West Chester, (Chester County) and the City of Wilmington, Delaware. The Philadelphia Airport is about a 20 minute drive up I-95. Shopping at Granite Run Mall is only a few minutes away. This would be a great place (1 comments)
My Monthly Inspirational Post ..........If you don't need it, it is OK not to read this. - 12:29 AM
I have decided to present one post a month called my 'Monthly Inspirational Post'. I don't care about points, comments or whatever. What my goal is to share something wonderful, uplifting and hopefully a beneficial message to inspire you. Now please know, this can't always be 100% original, I am just not that good. Well, not yet anyways. I have had a few gems but for the most part, I need help. The goal though is to share something of value that will inspire you. And it doesn't have to move you, but it might very well touch your soul. So, (61 comments)
A Newer FREE Service from Google. - 01:10 AM
While I was going through my e-mail tonight I received my e-mail link to my e-Pro talk and it alerted me to a wonderful newer Free service from Google. I often use the 411 service when I need information and I am out in the field , Normally it costs $1.25 per call and I noticed that I do this frequently and this new service is so totally Free and very cool. I know that many here on ActiveRain that could likely use this Free service and so here is another little treat to share. Make sure you write the number (39 comments)
The table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Bloomingdale, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Should you have an interest in homes in a selected price range, send me your physical characteristics requirements. I will send complete details on those homes that meet your criteria. If you are contemplating a change in lifestyle, ie. a more luxurious home or the luxury of the amenities in a senior citizen development, I may be able to save you (2 comments)
Sherm's Boat Services -Huddleston, VA- Serving Smith Mountain Lake - 11:15 PM
So, after having our boat in for service three times in the last month, we eagerly picked the Sea Doo up and headed to the lake. After launching and starting the engines with difficulty, we were off. Since our house is in the next cove, we decided to take go over to take some photo's. Since it's a no wake cove, we slowed down. Bad idea. Neither engine would turn over. One sounded as if it was going to detach from the boat altogether. We were not happy.
After sitting in the sun for twenty minutes with no sunscreen, tied (10 comments)
FREE Investor Classes for Lawrence Kansas Real Estate - 10:55 AM
I researched Lawrence Kansas area Property Investment Clubs to see who had Lawrence Kansas Real Estate Investment meetings and found that there just weren't any that met any more (one listing was found but they disbanded). So, I decided to start a new group LOLIC (Landlords of Lawrence Investment Club). We will meet at 3300 Clinton Parkway Ct., Lawrence, KS 66047 in Conference Room B. Call Rob at 785-393-2274 or email Rob@YouWantHouses.com for dates and times. Membership in the club is FREE as I am underwriting the conference room rental fees and other costs so investors can concentrate on property investments and (0 comments)
Wal-Mart Replaces Sears as Place to Buy a Home - 07:52 PM
You used to be able to buy a Sear home out of the Sears catalog. Now we have Wal-Mart selling homes on their classifieds on their http://www.walmart.com/ website. Powered by Oodle we have http://walmart.oodle.com/ where anyone can post their home for sale. Realtors can put their listings on there as well. The website asks "What are you looking for?" and I typed in real estate. The next question is "Where do you live?" I typed in Lawrence KS. I then received the 49 Lawrence Kansas real estate homes for sale. The listings can be sorted by best match, by distance, by price (3 comments)
Out Showing on a Lake Today! - 01:34 PM
What a good way to spend a Sunday morning! Clients of mine are looking to purchase a second home on a lake in Connecticut. Though this morning started out with rain, the sun popped out while we were looking at these lake properites. The boat launches were not busy. Only one or two boats went by while we took our tours. Sunday must be sleep in day on the lake! Some folks were walking babies, one Dad and his two boys walked by with fishing poles and one cottage was getting a new roof today. We looked at several properties, with (6 comments)
Congratulations on buying a home in Hawaii! I hope you have enjoyed it over the past few years while you lived in it and enjoyed the benefits of home-ownership. BUT IT IS NOW TIME TO LEAVE. Your tour of duty at Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Tripler, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Hickam AFB, Pearl Harbor are complete and it is time to PCS. You now have a HUGE choice to make. "Should I..........." Sell my Hawaii home? Rent my Hawaii home? Keep it and leave it vacant? (2 comments)
Webshots posting leads to increased XSite activity. - 12:53 PM
New member to this ActiveRain group from Dauphin Island, Alabama. A few weeks past I posted photos of one of my private rental homes on Dauphin Island. Of course, I advertise it on various sites including direct page links on my XSite www.MarionSells.com and www.ForgottenGulf.com. The main purpose for this posting was to create easy links to these photos from my blogs and responses to renter inquires. A secondary hoped for benefit was that through linking the photos to various "Channels" inside WebShots I would generate direct renter/sales traffic. Yesterday, I discovered I succeeded beyond expectation. A flurry of emails came (0 comments)
Internet Marketing Newsletter - Sign Up Today - 11:02 AM
The Advice for Agents website has been reborn with a new purpose. The website is now built around an email newsletter of the same name. You can subscribe for free. Twice a month you'll receive expert advice on real estate Internet marketing. Topics include blogging, search engine marketing, website lead generation and more.The current issue (for August) just went online, so you can preview the type of information you'll receive every other week. As with any legitimate newsletter, we have a strict anti-spam policy. When you sign up for the newsletter, your email address will only be used for that purpose. (0 comments)
A New England Camping Treasure - 11:56 AM
One of the special things about living in New Hampshire is the abundance of choices for vacation destinations and quick get aways. With the price of fuel being on every ones mind and affecting everything we do, it's nice to know that somethings don't have to break the bank to enjoy. The nice thing about living here is that it is a paradise for "close to home" vacations. Whether you stay in a hotel or prefer to camp you won't be disappointed. Recently Jay and I spent the long 4th of July weekend up in Boothbay Harbor Maine. From our home (18 comments)
Is Your Real Estate Agent Making Their Living Selling Real Estate? - 08:45 PM
Is that agent making their living selling real estate or is this something they do on the side? This should be the first question you should ask an agent who is trying to get your business. I am amazed how many folks will trust the most expensive purchase or sale in their life with someone who is doing this as a hobby. If that person is not successful or dedicated enough to make a full time living at this, do you really want them handling your transaction? If were a consumer, I would want the absolute best real estate agent (45 comments)
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