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In case you didn't know, one of my responsibilities here at ActiveRain is to publish the ActiveRain Newsletter. Each day I select a half dozen or so articles, feature one of our valued members, highlight one of over 4000 community groups, and scour the Internet for a 'featured' video. Right now, I am in Las Vegas, attending the BlogWorld Convention & Expo. I was one of the speakers on Friday in the Real Estate track, and have been attending many of the sessions today. I will be sharing several posts next week to share some of my thoughts, observations, and (97 comments)
A New Look for Maryland Terps - 07:58 PM
Included in Your Online Relocation Package for Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Home of Fort George G. Meade, NSA, Northrop Grumman, BWI, and the U.S. Naval Academy.
Terps football has a new look this year, and I'm not talking about their uniforms, stadium, players or coaches. (Although a huge addition to Tyser Tower is under construction.) During the three decades we have been season ticket holders for Maryland Football, I don't remember ever seeing so many BIG plays in a single game as we saw yesterday. Not even the three years they (and we) went to bowl games. This new look is almost enough to make (6 comments)
Lutherville Maryland Historic Home Tour - 10:29 PM
Lutherville is a small community nestled between Towson and Timonium in Baltimore County, Maryland. I love Lutherville, I live here!! Lutherville is conveniently located just outside 695 and is an easy commute to Hunt Valley, Baltimore City, Aberdeen Proving Ground and many from Lutherville even commute to Washington DC. I commute every day to Glen Burnie, MD. Lutherville features homes in all price ranges and from new construction through to homes listed on the National Register for Historic Places. Why Lutherville? Lutherville has great schools, strong community association and is conveniently located and has all the ammenities for a wonderful life. Lutherville (0 comments)
Cape Coral short sales and Cape Coral Foreclosures - 09:25 AM
Are you looking for a great deal with a Cape Coral Short Sale or a Cape Coral Foreclosure? We can send you a new list each week for your review. Just select from below what you are looking for and we'll do the rest. The list will be sent via email so make sure your email address is correct! Loading...
Yours in Success, Susan Milner Florida Future Realty, Inc. (239) 542-8521 Cape Coral Real Estate Email Susan Copyright 2008 Susan Milner (0 comments)
1938 HURRICANE - 08:38 AM
Go to www.theday.com to read a series of articles today about the 1938 Hurricane that hit New England. My parents talked about this hurricane as the worst storm that they ever witnessed. It hit New England with no warning and wreaked tremendous havoc destroying everything in its path. The shoreline of Connecticut and Rhode Island still show the scars of that hurricane. When I read about the destruction of Ike, Katrina, Andrew and the multitude of other storms that have hit the US over the years I always think of the stories that my parents told about the 1938 Hurricane (no names back then). Check (1 comments)
What are you looking at, punk? - 06:50 PM
Would you believe I had a closing this week with a buyer who never physically looked at the inside of the home? Huh? This buyer had been in an accident and was physically disabled. She was unable to get inside the house. Her husband went through and said it looked exactly like the virtual tour that they had seen earlier. What did I do? I spent an hour taking about 95 photos of this great home and making it look as I saw it. I thought it was a bit long, but I needed the extra photos to make the tour (0 comments)
What is YOUR Best Tool/Gadget/Product…That You DON’T Use? - 11:32 PM
I suspect I am not alone here, so let's find out. I was at lunch with some folks in Las Vegas during the REBlogWorld08 and several of us were talking about great tools we had heard about. Not surprisingly, at least one person mentioned a terrific product they had bought a year ago that was still sitting in the box in the garage (I won't mention names but they can fess up if they want). What is the best product, service, tool or gadget that you have bought, perhaps for BIG BUCKS, but for some reason it is not being used. (17 comments)
Debate Watching for Real Estate Professionals: Clues from the League of Women Voters. - 12:07 PM
Mother was a member of the League of Women Voters. Even more than just being a member, she got involved...volunteered. Time and again over the years Mama was up at 4:00 AM and out of the house before "dawn's early light" to work at the polling place. She always came home after dusk, but with a smile of satisfaction on her face bringing with her amusing tales and a shared sense that she had participated in the democratic process at the "grass roots" level. She also loved watching a good debate, and then opening up a discussion about it... in a (3 comments)
Foreclosure Sale at the Orange County Courthouse - 01:52 PM
I've heard for years about foreclosure sales taking place "on the courthouse steps," and had a picture in my mind of crowds gathered on a wide stairway in front of a courthouse, and furiously bidding on bargain properties. Of course, in my mind, this "crowd" would be very formally dressed bankers and wealthy investors. Well, not only is this process not held on the courthouse steps (it's in the breezeway on level ground), but most of the participants, including the auctioneer, are dressed in comfortable shoes, and very casual clothes appropriate for the weather conditions! So much for mental pictures!
This (2 comments)
Buying a Bank Owned Home in Orange County - 08:28 PM
I have been getting a number of calls or emails from buyers who think they want to buy a foreclosed home. After I ask them why they would want to do that, I usually hear "Because I want to get the most for my money and I've heard that foreclosures can be a real bargain."
Fair enough answer. Many buyers believe there are lots of bank-owned homes just waiting to be bought for 35% - 50% of market value. But here is what you should really expect : If the property is priced well, you will be in competition with many other buyers, (2 comments)
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