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Archives of real estate blog entries for November 1, 2009 (Page 6)
Walmart's Straight Talk. $45/month for Unlimited Talk, Text & Data. No Contract. - 08:44 PM
Get Verizon's wireless network at more than 50% off. I heard about Straight Talk in a blog the other week and checked it out. It sounded like a great deal so I switched from Verizon. Tracfone buys blocks of time from Verizon and resells it using Walmart as it's marketing arm. So you get the quality of the Verizon network but at a bargain price with no contract to tie you down. I've been with Verizon for years now and I figured that this is a no brainer. I was paying Verizon $99/month for unlimited talk. Text would have been an additional $10 (20 comments)
The Housing Market continues to inch along in our portion of the Ozarks - Shell Knob, MO - leaving many real estate agents looking for supplemental income. Here in Shell Knob, MO, we repeated our previous month's sales, for a total of 3 homes sold each month. The average sales price was down to $75,633 in October. There were also 6 pieces of land sold for an average sale price of $23,500.Shell Knob is a recreational or lake oriented community, attracting many second home clients and retirement or families looking to retire. It is known as the quiet end (0 comments)
How do you counsel sellers in today's stagnant market? They've done everything HGTV suggests to make their home appealing to the drive-bys. They have cleaned or replaced worn carpeting, painted purple walls shades, put cookies in the oven, turned on the lights and disappeared for showings. Yet still no offers in Shell Knob, MO. Worse yet, after 6 or 7 months on the market, and all the big ads in Homes Magazines, personal web pages, etc ..ZERO SHOWINGS!..........ZERO SHOWINGS! In our SW Missouri area our MLS has 1,712 single family homes for sale. Of that number, there are 457 properties (2 comments)
Haunted Halloween House Yard Sign - 10:52 AM
We have some creative sellers :) They decorated our yard sign for the Halloween festivities. Looks cool. Their house looks/looked awesome too! And yes the snow is melting fast and it's supposed to get to about 60 degrees today!
Denver Luxury Homes for Sale - Nov. 09 - 10:06 PM
Denver Luxury Homes for saleResidential Luxury Homes in Denver ~ Nov 1st, 2009 There are 237 Denver luxury homes for sale (as of Nov 1st) The highest listing price is $6,999,750 The lowest price per square foot $214 The highest price per square foot $1242 The longest a house as been listed (days on market) 2287 days 1490 Luxury Homes are currently on the market (in Greater Denver area) Denver neighborhoods with a few luxury homes for sale: Belcaro, Bonnie Brae, Country Club, Hilltop, Cherry Creek, San Rafael addition, Wash Park Search Denver Luxury Homes for sale *Disclaimer: Data based on information from Metrolist, (0 comments)
Cherry Hills Village Luxury Homes for Sale - 10:24 PM
Cherry Hills Village Luxury Homes for saleResidential Luxury Homes in Cherry Hills Village Colorado (zip code 80113) ~ Nov 1st, 2009 There are 108 luxury homes for sale in Cherry Hills Village (as of Nov 1st) The highest listing price is $22,900,000 The lowest price per square foot $228 The highest price per square foot $1623 The longest a house as been listed (days on market) 1626 days Some of the Cherry Hills neighborhoods with a luxury homes for sale: Cherry Hills Farms, Buell Mansion, Charlou Search Cherry Hills Village Luxury Homes for sale*Disclaimer: Data based on information from Metrolist, Inc. Metrolist Inc. does not (0 comments)
Greenwood Village CO Luxury Homes for Sale - 10:36 PM
Greenwood Village CO Luxury Homes for saleResidential Luxury Homes for Sale in Greenwood Village Colorado ~ Nov 1st, 2009 There are 79 luxury homes for sale in Greenwood Village (as of Nov 1st) The highest listing price is $8,900,000 The lowest price per square foot $130 (land only, plans available) The highest price per square foot $979 The longest a house as been listed (days on market) 1546 days There are two bank owned properties 25 of these luxury homes are for sale in The Preserve of Greenwood Village There are some great deals e.g. one New construction has been reduced from 3,600,000 to 1,600,000! (1 comments)
Littleton CO Luxury Homes for Sale - 10:46 PM
Littleton Luxury Homes for saleResidential Luxury Homes for Sale in Littleton Colorado ~ Nov 1st, 2009 There are 85 luxury homes for sale in Littleton (as of Nov 1st) The highest listing price is $5,499,000 The lowest price per square foot $171 (Short Sale) The highest price per square foot $1044 The longest a house as been listed (days on market) 1044 days Some of the neighborhoods in Littleton with luxury homes for sale include Ravenna, Roxborough Park, Ken Caryl, The Polo Reserve Search Littleton Luxury Homes for sale*Disclaimer: Data based on information from Metrolist, Inc. Metrolist Inc. does not guarantee nor is any way (0 comments)
Castle Rock CO Luxury Homes for Sale - 11:05 PM
Castle Rock CO Luxury Homes for saleResidential Luxury Homes for Sale in Castle Rock Colorado ~ Nov 1st, 2009 There are 152 luxury homes for sale in Castle Rock (as of Nov 1st) The highest listing price is $6,800,000 The lowest price per square foot $197 The highest price per square foot $1320 The longest a house as been listed (days on market) 1320 days Many of the luxury homes for sale are in Castle Pines Village gated community Search Castle Rock Luxury Homes for sale*Disclaimer: Data based on information from Metrolist, Inc. Metrolist Inc. does not guarantee nor is any way responsible for its (0 comments)
Luxury Home Sales in Denver area - 11:26 PM
Luxury Home Sales in Denver areaWhat is going on?Hardly any new luxury home listings came on the market in October. Some sellers are pulling their homes off the market for the winter, some listings have expired and some have just been withdrawn - maybe it wasn't the time to sell right now. There are still quite many luxury homes on the market in Denver area. Many have been on the market for some time. Some have had large price reductions (how about 2 million!) and only a few have ended up in a foreclosure - a year ago there were approximately (2 comments)
Looking for things to do in Saline, look no further as there is always something fun and exciting to do, never a dull moment. There are great places to eat in Saline, fun places to shop, and great parks and entertainment for families in Saline. The Arts in Saline, is where you can find great entertainment from the Saline Fiddlers, Saline Big Band, Fiddlers ReStrung, the New Horizon Band, and the Two Twelve Arts Center. Discover the parks in Saline as well as (3 comments)
Why Write a Short Sale Offer if You're Not Willing to Wait for the Bank's Response? - 08:14 AM
I closed 4 escrows last week, so I thought it was a nice gesture to offer to take my husband out to dinner on Halloween. Sort of a celebration. All right, it was also a way that I could cancel Halloween without being obvious about it. But, no, my husband had already carved a pumpkin and bought several bags of candy. OK, then, but I'm not answering the door. When I was younger, Halloween used to be my favorite holiday, second only to my birthday. I adored the spooky decorations, dressing up like a hooker and partying until somebody passes out (13 comments)
Adventures in Chicago Real Estate is about the daily issues that I see the consumers facing in this financial crisis. That being said, let's get talking about what's happening out there in Chicago, Illinois. In Rogers Park, a northern community that butts up against Skokie, Evanston and swings around with Lincolnwood, has just seen an increase in pre-foreclosure activity. There are roughly 345 pre-foreclosure properties that are not even on the market, that may have or have not considered some options besides foreclosure (and I'm not talking bankruptcy!). Most of the foreclosure activity is seen within the condominium portion of Chicago Real (1 comments)
There are so many exciting things to do in Tarpon Springs, Florida. In many ways it reminds me of Hawai'i where I was born and raised due to its many cultural activities, sightseeing, sunshine year-round, and close proximity to the water. Did you know that Tarpon Springs, Florida has not one but *two* beaches??? Fred Howard Park and Sunset Beach. Some customers have graciously asked me to please post some pictures of Tarpon Springs, Florida. Lucky for them :) my husband and I attended the 2009 Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Halloween Arts and Crafts Festival. (0 comments)
Pictures (and Youtube video) of Clearwater Beach Florida - 07:01 PM
Pictures of Clearwater Beach, Florida Once in awhile I post random pictures of Clearwater Beach Florida especially for those in the north who yearn for sunshine and/or the beach. Yesterday it was 86 °F at Clearwater Beach which was warm. I created a very short 17-second Youtube video and took some pictures which can be seen below. Enjoy! :)
These pictures were taken a few days ago and am sending sunshine your way from the "Sunshine State" :)
View Larger Map Trinity is a community that consists of single family homes in a 3,700-acre planned community located in Pasco County, Florida. In the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) realtors ® list it under “Trinity” under “Subdivision Name.” (I do not include Champions Club which is listed as “Champions Club.”) For October 2009 four single-family homes that were listed in the MLS sold:
There are currently 12 “Pending Sales” in Trinity and 9 homes that are “Active With Contract.”
Compare this to last month: Three homes (0 comments)
Single Family HomeBeautiful ready to move in 3 bedrooms w/master on the main floor, 2 full baths recently updated. Updated kitchen w/all new cabinets, counters, stainless sink, & tile. All new appliances stay: refrigerator, electric range, microwave, & dishwasher. New laminate floor in living room & kitchen. New carpet in all bedrooms. New windows, fresh paint inside & outside. New windows, shutters, & wood deck. Full bsmt could be used for a game room or storage. Great starter home that is in move in condition. Carpenter Realtors® Bill Foxworthy CRS, RET, CNHS, RCC, Realtor® Mobile: (317) 374-2462 Fax: (317) (0 comments)
Be Blessed Where You're At - 08:27 PM
I've heard many comments from some of the nicest Christian friends I have. I don't do this or, that to be blessed, but I still don't understand why I have to go through this "trial"... On this Sunday God First post, I want to take time to ponder how much we know all that are commented are so true. But how would we know that we are not already blessed to be where we are at??? Maybe it's a job loss, or a pending foreclosure or short sale... Maybe someone in the family is just diagnosed with a terminal disease... Maybe (14 comments)
Condos in Montgomery County A great explanation and information about the power condo associations have over buyers, A Realtor should do their best effort to help the buyers understand the ramifications of the by-laws Chris Grus makes a very important point about this. .
Via Chris Grus (Premier Realty Exclusive): Yesterday I started a post with the name, "How to Finance a Condo" but was too angry to write on that subject. A condo in a mixed use developement in Downtown St. Louis was having some problems and it both fueled my desire to call attention to the subject, but was really 'eating my (1 comments)
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