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Archives of real estate blog entries for October 21, 2009 (Page 8)
Dublin Ohio Real Estate - 07:35 PM
Dublin Ohio Real Estate Within the last 30 days ( Sept. 21 through Oct. 21, 2009 ), according to the Columbus Oh MLS, there were 87 home sales in Dublin Ohio. After doing some research, there were a total of 61 homes sold in Dublin Ohio while 26 sales were condominiums. The average selling price for condos sold in Dublin Ohio within the last 30 days was $199,867. The highest selling condo in Dublin was sold at 3233 Armscote Rd. in desirable River Highlands Subdivision, closing on Sept. 28, 2009. The average selling price for homes sold in Dublin (0 comments)
Lewis Center Real Estate - 08:12 PM
Lewis Center Real Estate Within the last 30 days, according to the Columbus Ohio MLS, there were 29 home sales in Lewis Center Ohio. 27 of those home sales were houses and 2 were condominiums. Homes sold in Lewis Center, within the last 30 days, at an impressive $111 per square foot. Last year in 2008, during the same time, just 25 homes sold at an average of $99 per square foot. The highest selling home within the last 30 days in Walker Woods Lewis Center Ohio, sold for $342,000 at 7961 Eric Ct. which closed on Sept. 21, 2009. (0 comments)
Hilliard Ohio Real Estate - 08:42 PM
Hilliard Ohio Real Estate According to the Columbus Oh MLS, within the last 30 days, 69 properties sold in Hilliard Ohio. 55 homes sold in Hilliard while 14 sales were condominiums. Homes sold at an average price of $103 per square foot in the last 30 days. During that same timeframe in 2008, 38 homes sold at an average price of $103 per square foot. Westbrooke Subdivision had 5 home sales with the highest selling home being 3065 Golden Oak Dr. selling for $203,000. Hilliard Green boasted 3 home sales within the last month, with the highest selling home at (1 comments)
Thinking of buying or selling a home in the Phoenix area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Find out how we can help make the buying or selling process simple, stress-free, and enjoyable. Feel free to contact me by phone 602-595-8900 or email me. Search here for homes in the Phoenix area. You can also visit our website for (25 comments)
Are You The Real Deal Or Just Close? - 07:33 PM
Are You The Real Deal Or Just Close? In our real estate profession and client interactions it is very beneficial to be a person that does what they say they will do. It not only follows the tenet of obedience to a prinicipal it makes you a genuine person. Genuineness in people seems to be dying out. Too many people wear too many faces depending on whom they are meeting with. If you are the same with everyone it doesn't take near as much energy, and is much more intellectually honest. Don't ALMOST be sweet as in Splenda. Be sugary sweet (17 comments)
"Free Foreclosure Lists" - 07:03 AM
Wow, every Real Estate office that I pass has a banner, marquee, or sign claiming the above. Just stop on in and pick it up. Since I deal with a large number of foreclosures as a listing agent, I thought I'd share a couple of thoughts. This may or may not be true for other market areas. I get calls every day for foreclosed listings that sold two to four weeks ago. They're definitely not being found online. Are offices not updating these lists or are consumers picking them up and letting them sit for weeks before they act? Hard to (5 comments)
Hawaii Mortgage Rates - Wednesday - October 21, 2009 - 01:56 PM
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Via Dr. Chantal Saucier (Keller Williams Realty Acadiana): These 10 Commandments home buyers must follow may seem like common sense to many. Buyers, however, can sometimes forget with all the excitement surrounding the buying of their new home. In the past couple of weeks, I have heard of two separate buyers who saw their home loan turned down, and their dream shattered, a few days before closing because they had bought furniture for their new home before it actually became their home. Both of them now have beautiful furniture with no home to put them in. These two buyers were not my (1 comments)
Video tutorials: Flash - Rear curtain sync & Exposure - setting up a shot - 11:50 AM
Bryan Peterson is a photographer who has written several books on photography. I came across these two video tutorials that I thought you might find helpful. The first is setting up a shot for the feel he was trying to achieve. Much of the discussion is about rear curtain sync of the flash. Even your point and shoot cameras have this function, so check it out. The second video deals more with Bryan's thought process in setting up a shot. They are very informative videos. Link to the videos (1 comments)
Saturday it was time for my son and I to get rid of the mops that were forming on our heads, but where should we go? You see our old barber had retired and it now had been a couple months and we finally had to make a decision on what place to TRY! (For you that have been reading my blog posts for over two years, I retired the Flowbee last March, after 15 years, it finally died) For the record, trying a new place to get your hair cut is not a fun experience, you don’t know (7 comments)
I would like to say I've been on Twitter for about a year now, trying to help local residents of Beaverton with housing advice, book reviews for kids by kids, and reviews of local parks and hot spots. But never did I think me helping others would lead to meeting someone that was there just to offer their help to me without expecting anything in return.
Well, on Saturday morning, while out in about in Beaverton watching our best friends daughter be a cheerleader in the rain, I decided to do a little video on pee wee football and (13 comments)
I was about to give up all hope….And then I saw it! The home that meets all your criteria! Your dream home! It’s the one we’ve been looking for but thought we’d never find! It’s in the perfect location! It’s even priced right! I raced right on over to take a look (24 comments)
Fed Beige Book Atlanta - the News Could be Better. - 10:43 PM
The Fed Beige Book was just released today for - The Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta District. (The Atlanta region also covers GA, AL, FL, and parts of LA, MI and TN.) - Tell me something I don't know already. First a little history about the "Beige Book." The Beige Books a report that is issued by the Federal Reserve System 8 times a year and is a summary of the economic conditions in the Federal Reserves 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks or Districts. The Beige Book Report precedes the Federal Reserve policy meeting by 2 weeks (Where interest rates are discussed and (11 comments)
The Very First Time...Heck Yes I was Nervous, Anxious, Inexperienced...But It Was Exciting. - 07:55 AM
Do you remember your first time? Everything was new and different but you were young, full of vim and vigor. Ready to take on the world. As I approached the Maine lake cottage, and fumbled, breathing hard and finally got the car door with the magnetic sign stuck to it open, I noticed her "layout". She was 36-24-36.... (Bring up the Commodores "Brick House" song in the background please) and I gulped. Here I go..this is it. Not really worried about performance anxiety, I was ready. But this was the first time, solo, for all the marbles. I knocked on the (15 comments)
What does service REALLY mean…our goal at Eagle Realty - 12:41 PM
Wikitionary (courtsy of wikipedia.com) defines SERVICE as : An event in which an entity takes the responsibility that something desirable happens on the behalf of another entity. Are we as REALTORS and particularly at Eagle Realty, striving to bring this mind set tot he work place with every client we encounter. To 1. Take responsibility...this is BIG, if we don't take responsibility, how can we act on their behalf? We are an "agent" to our clients, we must own up to that and practice that responsibility in our relationship with our customers and clients.2. are we "acting on behalf for something (0 comments)
5 Important Ways to Protect Your Home Purchase - 10:24 PM
5 Important Ways to Protect Your Interests during a home purchase 1) A Written property disclosure statement from the seller will reveal any problems with the house and the surrounding area that you need to know about. 2) Professional Inspections can reveal structural, roof, termite, and other problems with the property that the seller will need to remedy. 3) A home Warranty can give you peace of mind by providing repair-or-replace coverage of major home operating systems and appliances. 4) A preliminary title report informs you of any problems with the property's title and a policy of title insurance protects your (0 comments)
How to Submit a Purchase Offer on a Home - 10:43 PM
Once you have found the right property, the next step is to make a purchase offer to the seller. Here are the steps you should follow; Step 1 - Determine the price you want to offer The price the seller is asking may or may not reflect realistic market value. The best way to determine market value is with a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) showing similar properties that sold recently, those that are currently active on the market and those that are currently active on the market and those that failed to sell. Step 2 - Decide on Financing Review your (2 comments)
10 Deadly Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Home - 11:04 PM
10 Deadly Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Home 1) Making an offer on a home without being prequalified. 2) Not having a home inspection. 3) Limiting your search to open houses, ads or the internet. 4) Choosing a real estate agent who is not committed to forming a strong business relationship with you. 5) Thinking there is only one perfect house out there. 6) Not considering long-term needs. 7) Not examining insurance issues. 8) Not buying a home protection plan. 9) Not knowing total costs involved in buying a home. 10) Not following through on due diligence. If you want (2 comments)
Stunning Elegance in Danville California - 12:27 AM
The Bay Area Team, Keller Williams Danville, and C.L. Design Services Home Staging present 104 Victoria Place This traditional 4,200 sq foot home is formal and casual living at its best!
The incredible backyard features a pool, spa and built in kitchen.
The sweeping, elegant entry opens to a formal living room with a marble fireplace.
The formal dining room boasts fireside seating.
The chef's kitchen features slab granite stainless appliances, a center island and a large dining area.
A romantic master suite and retreat area is on the main level.
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