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Archives of real estate blog entries for May 18, 2009 (Page 61)
Malibu Real Estate - Pt Dume - Incredible Opportunity - Deeded Beach Rights - 4Malibu.com - 10:49 PM
How many times I have heard, find me a deal from a client. Well, here it is, where are the buyers now for a Million less than less than 24 months ago. I can't believe this home is still on the market. It was not long ago a property like this would be gone in seconds; it is the best priced home on Pt. Dume. If you are a buyer, or have a buyer who wants to move to the beach, definitely show this house. The home is in impeccable condition, absolute Classic ranch style home. The owners have lived here for 35 years. Just a short walk to Riviera (0 comments)
Malibu California Real Estate - Market Commentary –Southern California Real Estate – 4Malibu.com - 11:08 PM
For those sitting on the fence, waiting for things to get better. If you are not paying cash, take a look at the Key Interest Rate Chart below. Rates have been good for quite a while now, but not this good. Ask your mortgage professional about programs that are available and see what you qualify for. Take advantage of these times, I don't see how any entrepreneur would not be out buying all the real estate they can. If you sincerely want to create more wealth, buy real estate! For more information please email Bobby@4Malibu.com or call (310) 365-7696. www.4Malibu.com
2nd reason to buy a new home! - 07:27 AM
Tax BenefitsLooking for a way to lower your taxes? Who isn't? As a Homeowner, if the value of your home exceeds your mortgage, you can substract the interest incurred from your mortgage payment as well as deduct your property taxes from your taxable income, saving you money.For more information, visit MySouthernHome.com (0 comments)
Galveston's Beachtown Community Located on the east end of the island has teamed up with the Galveston Historical Foundation to open Coastal Living Magazine's Idea House. The Idea House Features New Urban Guild architect Michael Imber and will incorporate designs based on historic Galveston architecture with cutting edge modern construction techniques. The idea house is built in carpenter gothic style and features strict engineering guidelines of the Safer Living®program. These features include using concrete beams, concrete columns, concrete floors, and steel portals, along with being set several feet above the required base flood elevation to reinforce the house against possible (3 comments)
Hello from Galveston - 02:06 PM
Hi! I'm Michael Taber and I am a Galveston Realtor. I am new to blogging, but looking forward to blogging daily. Please feel free to write me for information about Galveston, Texas. I currently do residential real estate as well as work the vacation rental/second home market in Galveston. Galveston has a lot to offer and has some real value! Please feel free to call me at 832-231-7152 for more info! (5 comments)
Is the Obama Administration Responsible for the Foreclosure Surge? - 12:45 PM
I may catch a lot of heat for this blog, because after all, the Obama Administration has been taking a proactive approach to the foreclosure crisis, and I do believe in giving credit where credit is due. But facts are facts, and the fact is the government has acted in cahoots with the lending industry to put the interests of the banks ahead of the interests of homeowners. They have cynically crafted an overly simplistic message which implies that governmental action has made obtaining a loan modification easier than getting an oil change! Here are the talking points: * (0 comments)
"Interactive" Insurance Policy Review Redesigned! - 03:34 PM
Finally, my interactive insurance policy review is complete! I am officially offering state of the art insurance policy reviews to my customers. I am the only insurance agent in the world offering this level of service! The process takes a typical insurance review to a whole new level... offering ease, convenience and a unique approach that you can only find at http://www.chrisismyagent.com The feedback I have been receiving from clients and prospects has been wonderful! Contact me directly to learn more about this exciting new feature you can only find when working with me as your insurance agent. Consumers are being (0 comments)
READY FOR ANOTHER GREAT WEEK - 12:51 PM
I am coming off a great week. I am looking forward to this week. People are buying houses because they are ordering home inspections from me. I am busy every day this week. Again, I am not saying no to work. I am making myself available pretty much all the time so I can ride this wave as long as possible. My friend owns his own appraisal company. He is adjusting to the new HVCC laws. Wow-it has been quite a change for him. How is your business doing at this current time? Share some successes with me. (1 comments)
TAKE TIME TO RECONNET - 04:32 PM
I just got out of a great lunch meeting with my other Network members. WE need to take time out and reconnect with our own people inside of our network. I learned some great things about real estate and latest with general contracting business. As an owner, we need to balance our time between work, family and reconnecting with business associates and friends. Do you take time to make this happen?
Tell us your side of the story. (3 comments)
Men's NCAA Golf Tournament - 09:51 PM
Sunday and Monday were going to be two days of practice for the NCAA players. I had the opportunity Sunday to watch some mighty fine golf on Sunday. I say Sunday because the nice weather went to NW rain in Blaine on Monday. Sunday the weather was near perfect, 78 degrees, beautiful blue sky and not much wind. I heard a couple of the players say that the 12th hole was challenging. The guys were tearing up the course. It was encouraging to see someone actually grip it and rip it. I didn't see any player stare down the ball or do a pre-swing waggle before (0 comments)
What is a short sale? - 11:07 AM
Sometimes. But it is a complicated process and a lot will depend on the lender. This process is called a "short sale," which occurs when a lender agrees to write off the portion of a mortgage that is higher than the value of a home. But, usually, a buyer must be willing to purchase the property first. A short sale may be more complex if the loan has been sold in the secondary market. Then the lender will need permission from Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae, the two major secondary-market players. If the loan was a low down payment mortgage with (3 comments)
Tax Certificates - 09:19 PM
As a newbie to the real estate world I want to share my stories and experiences. My wife Maureen and I are taking some tax certificate classes in Jacksonville FL. we had a list of about 350 homes that had not paid taxes and so we did research on each of the homes to fine out the address, tax ID number, zip code, outstanding liens etc. By the time we finished over 60% of them had paid their taxes and were struck from the list!! Ah well we will put that down to experience and at list we learned our way around (0 comments)
Apprasials....the beginning - 05:56 PM
From the very get go....Everyone judges the listing from the outside in. The appraisal is the beginning of the process. It's like the first impression on your first date. You want your clothes to be perfect, your hair, your smile, your aroma....everything. Same for your listing. It doesn't matter if it's a million dollar listening or a foreclosure. GET THE BEST PRICE!! GIVE THE BEST IMPRESSION! I was just helping a neighbor plant her new flower boxes. Boy, did that little touch make a HUGE difference. It's the necklace, the ring, the bracelet......the bling. That brings to mind the opportunity simple (0 comments)
Getting Into Progress with Miami Rental Properties - 09:54 AM
Most of the people nowadays are trying to bounce back from the ugly recession rates in which have gone mad 18 months ago. Everything has been in turmoil when it comes to financial and economy, it is not a good sign so to speak, but the notion that it has been really an interesting concept to try an be on a level where you can see and agree to what experts are trying to level with us seems to be unwise. For real estate the problem with it is that people who can not afford to purchase a home right away, (0 comments)
The Bright Highlight on Miami Luxury Condos - 10:16 AM
Living with style and fashion is always one of the best ways to live, if you are one of those lucky ones who are able to afford luxury homes and condos well you might want to consider having a home in Miami. It is known throughout that Miami is a place where everything is seen with excitement, the sunny beaches, the weather and the thought of being in Miami, one of the finest cities there is in the East coast. Frankly speaking if you have the dough and you are all about the relaxation and chill factor with a weather that (0 comments)
Why Fort Lauderdale Real Estate is the Place to Be - 12:05 PM
The thing about having a new home is you need to know if that home is perfect for you and your family, we don’t want to go out there and just pick a home and at the end of the day be disappointed because there are such things that you missed out or you find something in your home that is totally get you off. Now to really know what home fits you, you should always know if a certain home is right for you. Fort Lauderdale is one of the places in Florida that has been admired by most people (0 comments)
The Advantage of Florida Commercial Real Estate - 01:13 PM
Making waves throughout is the commercial real estate line for Florida, as we all know Florida is always a dominant tourist hot spot and that hasn’t fades even with the recession being a major hit for the United States, after 18 months of recession, Florida commercial real estate seems to be a consistent act for the real estate industry? So, how does Florida keeps it commercial real estate on a larger impact? Well, it is something that can be attributed on its terrific resources as a state. As you can see Florida is the gem of the east coast, its tourism (0 comments)
Need help with short sales? We'll negotiate them for free! And you get paid! Just ask John Barnes (Ponte Vedra Watson Broker) - 07:36 PM
Alot of you brokers and realtors have already called John Barnes and Tom Duvall at Ponte Vedra Watson Realty to find out what the big deal is and have found out how great it is! It's a big deal, you make money for bringing us short sales. You make close to the normal commission yet more than the normal short sale commission for doing NOTHING. We are just REALLY GOOD at short sales and have more people working on them than you could imagine. If you would like to join the club and get paid for bringing us short sale customers (0 comments)
Homeowners and Realtors---Need FREE Help with Short Sales? - 08:07 PM
OK I'm sure you probably all know about Fluid Property Solutions program for realtors. Basically we pay you to bring us short sale customers more than you would normally get doing a short sale by your self. Ok but you're a go getter and you just need some info on how to do it yourself. DEAL www.fpsllc.net/short-sale-process.html I've posted some free downloads for you to submit to your customer's lenders. The "checklist" is a general checklist. We even close Countrywide deals with that checklist. (And a few other tricks) If you're not familiar with our Realtor/Short Sale program here goes: Basically (0 comments)
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