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Archives of real estate blog entries for November 9, 2009 (Page 6)
South Kohala Land Sales from October 2004 to October 2009 - 01:01 PM
There are 9 Real Estate districts on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Click here to view a map that shows the location of the South Kohala District on the Big Island of Hawaii).Below is a chart that shows the number of South Kohala Land Sales on the Big Island of Hawaii. The data are over the last 5 years, starting with October 2004 and ending in October 2009. More sales data and info can be found at LocalHawaiiRealEstate.com (Data Source: Big Island MLS) Stop by, visit and talk story at our office on the Big Island of Hawaii! John Petrella, (0 comments)
North Kona Land Sales from October 2004 to October 2009 - 01:03 PM
There are 9 Real Estate districts on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Click here to view a map that shows the location of the North Kona District on the Big Island of Hawaii).Below is a chart that shows the number of North Kona Land Sales on the Big Island of Hawaii. The data are over the last 5 years, starting with October 2004 and ending in October 2009. More sales data and info can be found at LocalHawaiiRealEstate.com (Data Source: Big Island MLS) Stop by, visit and talk story at our office on the Big Island of Hawaii! John Petrella, (0 comments)
South Kona Land Sales from October 2004 to October 2009 - 01:06 PM
There are 9 Real Estate districts on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Click here to view a map that shows the location of the South Kona District on the Big Island of Hawaii).Below is a chart that shows the number of South Kona Land Sales on the Big Island of Hawaii. The data are over the last 5 years, starting with October 2004 and ending in October 2009. More sales data and info can be found at LocalHawaiiRealEstate.com (Data Source: Big Island MLS) Stop by, visit and talk story at our office on the Big Island of Hawaii! John Petrella, (1 comments)
Kau Land Sales from October 2004 to October 2009 - 01:09 PM
There are 9 Real Estate districts on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Click here to view a map that shows the location of the Kau District on the Big Island of Hawaii).Below is a chart that shows the number of Kau Land Sales on the Big Island of Hawaii. The data are over the last 5 years, starting with October 2004 and ending in October 2009. More sales data and info can be found at LocalHawaiiRealEstate.com (Data Source: Big Island MLS) Stop by, visit and talk story at our office on the Big Island of Hawaii! John Petrella, REALTOR®ABR®, GRI, (0 comments)
Big Island Land Sales from October 2004 to October 2009 - 01:13 PM
There are 9 Real Estate districts on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Click here to view a map that shows the location of the Districts on the Big Island of Hawaii).Below is a chart that shows the number of Land Sales on the Big Island of Hawaii. The data are over the last 5 years, starting with October 2004 and ending in October 2009. More sales data and info can be found at LocalHawaiiRealEstate.com (Data Source: Big Island MLS) Stop by, visit and talk story at our office on the Big Island of Hawaii! John Petrella, REALTOR®ABR®, GRI, Broker/Owner Direct: (0 comments)
What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : November 9, 2009 - 08:05 AM
Mortgage markets were extremely volatile last week, carving out a wide range between Monday and Friday. Thankfully for rate shoppers, the overall momentum was positive. Mortgage rates fell for the second time in as many weeks. Rates still sit higher versus their early-October lows. For pure "news", last week was a busy one: The Federal Reserve held the Fed Funds Rate near 0.000 percent The Unemployment Rate crossed 10 percent The First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit was extended to April 2010 Combined, the 3 events reinforced the growing belief on Wall Street that the U.S. economy is in recovery, but not yet (3 comments)
How the NEW Home Buyer Tax Credit will work - 09:57 PM
· Tax credit: Ten percent of the purchase price of a primary residence, up to a maximum of $8,000 for first-time homebuyers and $6,500 for repeat buyers who purchase between December 1, 2009 and May 1, 2010. First-time homebuyers are defined as people who have not owned a home in the previous three years. Repeat buyers must have owned their current home at least five years. The credit cannot be used for houses costing more than $800,000.· Deadline for qualifying: Purchase agreements must be signed by April 30, 2010, and closings must be final by June 30, 2010.· Military deadline: The (0 comments)
Bergen County | New Jersey | Real Estate| Newsletter for November 2009 - 08:25 AM
Bergen County New Jersey Real Estate Newsletter!Hi everyone and Lisa says Hi! November has arrived and so has our updated Real Estate Newsletter! The Fall foliage season is just about over here reaching peak this week in NJ and the temperatures are cooling off a little too quickly for my tastes. New Jersey is the Garden State.The market has heated up as the temperatures drop all around the country. Now that the first time home buyers credit has been extended, it has brought many new opportunities for home buyers, first time as well as existing homeowners. The credit has been modified a bit. (1 comments)
Mortgage Update - buying a home, mortgage loans, referral thank you! - 06:34 PM
Our town newspaper has a logo 'tis a priveledge to live in the Ozarks, and having been born in this area I can honestly say that is true. I have lived all over the globe growing up with my father in the military, dad retired in 1985 and we headed back home to Springfield. When you change schools 16 times in 18 years seeing the East coast, living on military bases and living in foreign countries with buildings predating our nations founding in 1776 it gives you a unique perspective on just how young America is but it also makes you appreciate your own home town. The Ozarks (1 comments)
A Full Day of FREE Online Training from the Best in the Business! - 01:49 PM
Educating Real Estate Agents On How To Use Modern Technologies To Better Their Business Will Never Be The Same! On November 17th, 2009 dozens of the most respected educators in the real estate industry converge to host the first of its kind, Virtual Real Estate BarCamp. Virtual Real Estate BarCamp is a 1-Day Learning Extravaganza. From 9am until 4pm PST, three concurrent webinar "rooms" will each host 9 different sessions, for a total of 27 different presentations. There is something for everyone and everything for someone, and best of all, IT IS FREE and attendance is unlimited! Click below to: Register. (3 comments)
Droid Phone - Finally Some iPhone Competition - 01:29 AM
I just got a look at the new Motorola Droid phone available through Verizon. The much hailed device was released to the public on November 6, 2009 and my son, who works at a Verizon retailer, was one of the first in our area to get one. Naturally, dad had to spend a few minutes playing around with it just to "see if I need one"! I think there is one of these in the near future, as I recently signed a 2 year contract with Verizon so buying an iPhone and signing up for another cellular service would not be (4 comments)
New Fort Myers Listing - Botanica Lakes 6 Bedroom / 4 Bath Home on a Wooded Lot! Fort Myers Home For Sale! - 08:22 PM
This beautiful home is brand-new to the market tonight. You are getting a sneak peak at a truly remarkable ONE of A KIND HOME located in the community of Botanica Lakes in Fort Myers. More photos will be coming soon. 6 Bedrooms 4 Baths 3 Car Garage Backs up to wooded area - very private! Botanica Lakes offers state of the art amenities - Located in the Heart of Fort Myers! Close to I-75, Golfing, 30 minutes to the beach! Contact us today for your own private showing or for more information. Providing Excellence & Service In Real Estate! Happily (1 comments)
Orange Park Florida Homes For Sale - Real Estate Market Conditions For October 2009 - 11:14 AM
Orange Park Florida Homes For Sale – Real Estate Market Conditions For October 2009 There are currently 684 single family homes for sale in Orange Park. The average home price is $216,133 with a price range from $49,900 to 1,499,000. There are 201 homes that are pending/under contract in Orange Park. In the past 30 days there has been 96 homes that have sold and closed in Orange Park. The average closed price of $167,926 with an average of 96 days on the market. Year to date there has been a total of 769 homes that have sold in Orange Park (1 comments)
Subscribe to My Las Vegas Market Reports by Adding to Your "My Yahoo!" News Feed! - 09:59 AM
I have now added another way that you, the consumer, can get my news feeds! You can now get my outside blog in your Yahoo! news feed. My outside blog has additional contributors giving you up to date relevant market conditions, outlooks and changes on mortgages, real estate market reports, tax credits, appraisal changes and more! Here is what it looks like:
If you want to subscribe you only need to be logged in to your Yahoo! account and click on the Yahoo Cocktail below:
Other ways you can subscribe: Via RSS Feed Via Twitter These buttons are conveniently located at the (4 comments)
Sun City Anthem is located in the Anthem Area of Henderson, NV (zip 89052 and 90-44). There are 7312 Homes in Sun City Anthem ranging from 1080-4567 Square Feet. Community Amenities Include: Community Golf, Gym, Pool, Spa, Tennis, Clubhouse and Recroom
Sun City Anthem Market Report: Listings (10/15/2009): 131 Under Contract (10/15/2009): 73 Sold September 2009: 26 Absorption Rate: 5.0 Months of Inventory Sun City Anthem is currently enjoying a stable market. Renee Burrows carries the SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) Designation and has (3 comments)
Mises vs. Keynes. After 70 years of Keynes, It's Time for Some Real Change - 03:17 PM
The Wall Street Journal has an opinion piece today about Ludwig von Mises. It is well worth the read and then it would be well worth the effort to do a little more research on Mises and his Austrian school of economics. I'm sure most people have heard of John Maynard Keynes. He's the "brilliant" economist who is the father of the government stimulus. ...along came John Maynard Keynes's tome "The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money" in 1936. Keynes was dapper, fresh and sophisticated. He even wrote in English! And the guy had chutzpah, fearlessly fighting the battle against (2 comments)
This past weekend, after spending time in the woods and cleaning up the yard, both my husband and son found ticks on themselves. These little bugs carry and transmit Lyme Disease, which can cause severe neurological damage if not treated. If you find a tick on your body, contact your physician. Often, a person with a tick bite can be treated with a prophylactic course of antibiotic to prevent the development of Lyme Disease. Ticks love wet leaves. So if you are out in the woods the next couple of weeks, please be sure to (0 comments)
Short sale approval, Panama City Beach, FL closing this week - 12:40 PM
Mortgage amount 1st $796,000 2nd $199,000Offer amount $280,000Net to 1st $262,781.61 Net to second $6246.24Commission Paid 5%Seller to contribute $15,000 cash at closingSaxon Mortgage Seller was investor, has not made a payment in 2 years (2 comments)
Composting is an effective and natural way to turn yard trimmings such as leaves and grass clippings into a beneficial soil conditioner for your lawn and garden. Using compost on your lawn and in your garden replenishes essential nutrients in the soil without using commercial fertilizers that can be potentially harmful to the environment.
Here are some guidelines to follow for effective composting: Use a compost Bin Place a mixture of leaves and grass clippings into your compost bin. A three-to-one mix of carbon to nitrogen materials works the best. Keep your compost pile moist throughout (4 comments)
Make sure your florist gets your flower deliveries right. - 05:26 PM
A client bought a new home and the broker sent flowers for the occasion. The flowers arrived at the home and the owner read the card; it said "Rest in Peace". The owner was angry and called the florist to complain. After he had told the florist of the obvious mistake and how angry he was, the florist said, "Sir, I'm really sorry for the mistake, but rather than getting angry you should imagine this: somewhere there is a funeral taking place today, and they have flowers with a note saying, "Congratulations on your new home". -------------- When you close a (1 comments)
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