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Archives of real estate blog entries for November 9, 2009 (Page 9)
Have A Seat..Please Buy One Of Your Own - Houlton Maine Is Music Town! - 09:58 AM
It's no secret that for a smaller Northern Maine school, Houlton Maine's jr and sr high schools excel statewide in music. Over 64% of the Houlton Maine junior high school students are active in 12 music ensembles. Over 42% of the high school student enrollment make the music program state reknown. Houlton Maine is the home of five state championship high school show choirs and has hosted several state music competitions. The Houlton Maine junior high show choir is a two time state champion and award winning bands, choruses, jazz bands, jazz choirs perform year round in local presentations, state (4 comments)
Home Buying Tax Credit Expansion...The President's Ink Is Still Drying On The Document. - 10:33 AM
Helping Hand Having A Happy Home For The Holidays. Everyone wants family traditions, their own roof overhead, a place to call home. Buying a home is no laughing matter, not something left to horse play. A home is the center of a childhood. A place for the kids to bring friends to with a backyard for heated sport games to get plenty of healthy fresh air. For a family garden out back, behind the dog house. The American Dream just made brighter. I had read over 1.6 million home buyers nationwide had benefit from the earlier $8000 tax credit that had a (5 comments)
Pink Slip, Let Go, Fired, Job Termination And You Are In The Half Century Club..Now What? - 11:50 AM
Job loss. It may be a blessing in disguise. You should consider owning your own business. Have worked for others, made them money long enough. Be the boss, make what you are worth. Move to Maine. Here are seven businesses to consider..people have to eat. You can ring up the purchases, stock that walk in cooler and be a vibrant part of the local Northern Maine community. First store option for $179,900 includes all the inventory..step right in and at the end of the day climb the stairs to a quality living area on the second floor. Corner lot, near lakes. (9 comments)
My best marketing techniques... Everything I do drives traffic to my website. (16 comments)
Friday Friday…Eagle Leadership Summit, Good Things, Good Things - 10:38 AM
The focus: People , Giving, and Growth. If i had to sum up what was discussed this morning at the 2nd annual Eagle Leadership Summit , those would be my choice words. There is a vision, a purpose, and mission here at Eagle Realty and for all our family of companies including SIG Insurance, Our Vacation and Long-term rental department Eagle Resorts, and Eagle Appraisal services...Synergized together to bring the Expert service you deserve as our customers and clients. Our agents make us great. And our clients and customers become a part of our family, and to be honest, we couldn't do (0 comments)
Monday at Eagle Realty…I am sure You Have Heard the NEWS! - 10:39 AM
Ok, first off, this is VERY important:Monday Night Football - 8:30pm tonite - the premier of the Eagle Realty 2009 Commercial! Check it out on Time Warner cable tonight Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos...it is gonna be awesome..and the game will be cool too! But seriously...here is the thing...the extension of the Tax credit, not only extension, but expansion, is in full swing as the president has signed. What does this mean?"the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit and giving additional tax breaks to certain homeowners trading up. Passed overwhelmingly by Congress, the bill would provide a $6,500 tax credit to homeowners (1 comments)
THE BLACKBERRY STORM 2. ANOTHER REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT... - 11:22 AM
Ok. I took the plunge. Yesterday I went out and made the decision. I purchased my first smart phone... I bought the new BlackBerry Storm 2... -My new BlackBerry Storm 2 poses on my daughter's table. It sure looks pretty. All shiny and new. Big touch screen... As an investment in my real estate business, the purchase was long overdue... Afterall, my old phone was just a phone. It didn't have a camera. I was in the Stone Age... And I strive to be a tech and social media savvy agent. Heck, I even tweet... So I am excited about (26 comments)
I don't want to talk to you...so text me. The decline of Real Estate etiquette. - 12:58 PM
"Beam me up Scotty, I don't think I want to be on planet of the Real Estate Apes." I mean really, what's up with agents today? As I was setting up appointments Saturday, 3 listing agents instructions on the MLS were "don't call me. text me" 4 agents instructed "don't call, email me with any questions". WHAT???? So, I called anyway. Out of 14 phone calls...not one single agent answered their phone. Ok, one called me back and said she was at the hospital with her daughter who was having a baby. So, she's excused...2 other's returned calls...but what's with all the (5 comments)
Giving Back. Do you and how? - 04:19 PM
Whether you call it paying it forward or giving back, it's something that can change your life. So tell me do you? By sharing how you give back to your community or the world, you may just encourage others to do the same. Maybe instead of crying over what we don't have, we can reach out and give what we do have...our time. It doesn't take a lot of money, just a caring heart. I just compiled my photos from the trip I took to Armenia as part of a Medical Mission team. A trip like this...whether it be around the (65 comments)
When they say the "nose" knows, it's really true. I have been into alot of homes that were emitting some strange smells. Pet odors, body odor, dirty house odors, dirty laundry odors, food/cooking/spice odors, smoke, dirty linens odor, and some strange unidentifiable odors. There's more, but you get the idea. Unfortunately, we get used to the way our homes smell. Have you ever gone into someones house, and walk through an area and catch a whiff of something, maybe from the dirty laundry hamper? This is one of the biggest turnoffs for buyers when looking at homes, even (18 comments)
AgencyLogic to Sponsor First National Virtual RE BarCamp - 07:43 AM
I'm pleased to announce that AgencyLogic will be sponsoring the first national virtual RE BarCamp to be held nationwide on November 17th. If you haven't already registered you should. On the agenda are some valuable and sure to be informative Webinars including: Social Media Risk Management - Frances Flynn Thorsen 3 Ways Top Producers Are Making Sales With Social Media - Tom Ferry Social Media Trends of 2010 - Stefan Swanepoel The Future of the Real Estate Brokerage - Joseph Ferrara Getting Started With WordPress for Real Estate - Mark Burrell Sponsors include: You can register by visiting the Website or (0 comments)
Want the "OLD Facebook" Back? - 08:52 PM
Change is hard, and that sentiment is echoing daily among Facebook users since the social networking site made changes to the way that it displays information that is posted. The bad news is, it's probably not 'coming back'. So rather than pout and suck thumbs, we have to get used to it, or find ways that make it easier! Here are a few explanations and tips to do that. (Note: there are 3rd party applications that claim to 'go back to the old way' and many folks are missing lots of updates and now cannot figure out how to go back (8 comments)
Arizona is the place to be! - 06:46 PM
I have seen some great places and studied alot of places in the USA. I have always loved Arizona. Where alot of folks seem to think that Arizona is just a hot desert state, this is not true at all. We have wonderful forests and mountains and elevation in the 9,000 ranges. I am going to spend some time on this wonderful Arizona state and tell you in the next few blogs about what our beautiful Arizona has to offer. We are rich in history and have some great sites to see. Our main office is located just outside of Scottsdale (0 comments)
Put Arizona on your next vacation list! - 06:49 PM
Vacation Time In Arizona! Arizona is also called the Grand Canyon State. And it is well known for its wealthy cultural heritage. It is also the place for awe-inspiring location, wide wildlife, health spas and golf course. Many tourists visit the different cities around the state for learn more about its rich history, art and architecture and cultural sites.It's vital for tourist to plan ahead of time and make sure to consider proper budget to enjoy their stay in Arizona. You might also seek professional advice or even relatives who previously visit the place for a convenient vacation in the city. (1 comments)
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