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Archives of real estate blog entries for October 28, 2010 (Page 8)
Phoenix Property Shoppe's OPEN HOUSE! Sat & Sun Oct 30th & 31st for 1407 W. Ruth Ave. Phoenix, AZ - 10:03 PM
Phoenix Property Shoppe's OPEN HOUSE! Saturday & Sunday, October 30th & 31st for 1407 W. Ruth Ave. Phoenix, AZ Yes, it's on Halloween weekend, but this home is FAR from scary. This Saturday & Sunday, October 30th & 31st from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. presents a great opportunity to walk through a picture perfect home for those bargain hunters out there. The home is located in Royal Palms Neighborhood (or Why Worry Estates), a prestigious neighborhood, in north central Phoenix, AZ. And with the home price this low, this is definitely a great opportunity. This picture perfect 4-bedroom, 2-bath home (0 comments)
BananaTudes - I feel that I've been in withdrawal this past few weeks. I miss you! I"ve been so darn busy with clients (yes that is good) but I haven't had much of a chance to get on the BananaTude group and read your posts and leave comment and feature all the great ideas. Please forgive this BananaTude Witch! She really does love you guys and gals - really!! Once again it's almost 7:30 and I"ve got tons to do so I know I won't have a chance to read your posts (11 comments)
Amherst NH's Annual Turkey Trot - 08:28 AM
OK the word is out, Amherst's 11th annual turkey trot is planned...This annual event is put on by the Amherst Junior's Women's Club. The race takes place Friday, November 26 as follows:
Where: Amherst Village Green near the Congregational Church When: November 26 Register: 8 - 930 AM the day of the race What: 3K Fun Race starts at 9:30 5K Run starts at 10 AM You can register online at www.active.com First 100 applicants will receive a free commemorative T Shirt... So join the fun; its professionally timed, there are prizes, massages and more... Another great event in (0 comments)
Why Friending People You Don't Know Is Not All That Crazy - 06:27 PM
I see both sides of an argument with "adding" people to your network. On Facebook with friending, followers on Twitter, Associates with blogging, Connections on LinkedIn, or Adds on MySpace. Think Why Friending People You Don't Know Is Not All That Crazy. Some have STRICT criteria if they don't know you, you are not IN. Others let the floodgates open and let anyone be a connection regardless. But the REASON to maybe think of even adding those you don't know, with some limited qualification of WHO you want in your network is the theory of six degrees of separation. Meaning you (86 comments)
Get listed FREE in multiple major online business directories - 01:00 AM
Get listed FREE in multiple major online business directories Mr Internet, Michael Russer has come up with an easy way to get free online recognition easily. Real estate is such a "local" business that anything you can do to associate your business with your locality will help you stand out and be found more easily. Here's a very cool free tool that will help your business get listed in multiple major online business directories faster than you can say "bi-location"...Read more: http://blog.onlinedominance.com/how-to-be-many-places-at-once/#ixzz13crS3SDF (4 comments)
Quote on Banksters - 02:25 AM
This post should be featured. Excellent post and history lesson. Somehow we have to find a way to break up the big banks. Do we have the courage? Via J. Philip Faranda (J. Philip LLC) Westchester County NY: I read two quotes that resonated with me on the danger of banks if given too much deference and power. I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. The system of banking we have (0 comments)
Walleye Hockey, Toledo, Ohio, get out and have some fun. - 12:43 PM
Walleye Hockey, Toledo, Ohio, get out and have some fun. As a Realtor in the Toledo, Ohio area I love to draw people's attention to some of the really fun things to do here. One of the things I love to do is watch Toledo Walleye Hockey . The Huntington Center is the new arena located in downtown Toledo. Sometimes it is hard to keep up on all the team players and schedules and commentaries, however if you go the Walleye website it has an amazing amount of information.
Another great link has BCSN videos on several of the (0 comments)
Announcement - SOLD & Closed! - 12:05 PM
Announcement - SOLD & Closed! Your Choice Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful closing of 3610 JULINGTON CREEK RD , JACKSONVILLE , FLORIDA ; 32223 The sellers listed the property with RANDY MARTIN (904-502-8712) of WATSON REALTY CORP. The deal closed on 09/14/2010. The original asking price was $700,000 and the final sale price was $460,000 representing 65.7% of the list price! The home was listed on 03/06/2010 and went into contract in 173 days on 08/26/2010. This is shorter than the national and regional average Days on Market of 209 days. The buyer was represented by ANNEMARIE MAY (0 comments)
Announcement - SOLD & Closed! - 12:40 PM
Announcement - SOLD & Closed! Your Choice Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful closing of 432 East 45th ST , JACKSONVILLE , FLORIDA ; 32208 The sellers listed the property with SONYA MCMILLAN (904-280-1115) of RE/MAX UNLIMITED. The deal closed on 08/27/2010. The original asking price was $15,900 and the final sale price was $11,500 representing 72.3% of the list price! The home was listed on 06/25/2010 and went into contract in 47 days on 08/11/2010. This is shorter than the national and regional average Days on Market of 209 days. The buyer was represented by JACQUELYN S HOLCOMB (0 comments)
Tri Cities Washington Halloween Fun: Bethel Church's Fall Frenzy - 09:01 PM
For many years Bethel Church has held their Fall Frenzy event, recently though Fall Frenzy has gone out to the community where it has been held at local schools. This year with no exception the event will take place at Marcus Whitman Elementary School in Richland, Washington! Check out our page on Bethel Church’s Fall Frenzy to learn more about this event!
As always, if needing Tri Cities WA homes, or a Tri Cities Wa Realtor®, please contact me or phone me (Colleen Lane) any time: 509.438.9344 (0 comments)
A radiant barrier is a shiny panel or flexible membrane used in construction. Although radiant barriers have no R-value, they can be used as part of a building assembly - for example, an assembly made up of a radiant barrier and an air space - to slow heat transfer. The sale and distribution of radiant barriers has always attracted a disproportionate share of scam artists, many of whom promise impossible energy savings. The explanations made by these hucksters usually include multiple references to space vehicles and NASA. Having been swayed by this (0 comments)
As many have you have been reading I’ve been working on a team and I now have an amazingly beautiful assistant. (My wife) I have also interviewed many buyers’ agents and we are getting everything together to have them join my team in the next couple weeks. But, the finale piece of the puzzle was where I was going to be doing all this. Today after a couple weeks of interviews with new companies and even the thought of opening my own shop, I have decided to join forces with Knipe Realty where I really am going back to my (13 comments)
Hopefully by my logo, my signature and everything else I do online you have figured I’m a big baseball fan. Heck I even get my pets in to the cheering, but who do you cheer on when your favorite team doesn’t make it to the World Series? In case you haven’t already figured it out by the picture below, I am a little bit of a Red Sox fan and seeing a ex-New York team make it bugs me just a little and then also seeing the Rangers make it leaves me wondering who the lesser of the two evils (12 comments)
MLS Compensation - This, NOT This - 06:00 PM
More and more agents are getting into the short sale and foreclosure arena. It’s pretty hard not to include them in your portfolio in this market. Many of them have heard the horror stories of agents getting a “commissionectomy” by banks at the last minute. Some agents are trying to mitigate their losses by “manipulating” the compensation in the MLS. Our MLS has one section for compensation, not two. You can put in any legitimate figure you want, with the caveat that your brokerage is going to be held to it at settlement. As the agent who showed the property, and (9 comments)
So How Much Time Does it Take to be "All In" on the Rain? - 08:37 AM
How much time do you think it takes each day/week to be "All In" on Active Rain?I got to thinking about this lately because at night I like to "pop in to the Rain" before bed but find that my night of sleep is shortened dramatically. If I start out on the Rain first thing in the morning, I find myself dashing to the shower and late for my appointment. So I started thinking...... How much time should I carve out to be "All In"?
1) I like to comment on at least ten posts a day. Do you think that can be done in an hour? That is (115 comments)
What I "try" & Provide the CONSUMER Looking To Buy In Lake Arrowhead ~ A little of this... A little of that - 10:58 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. When I first started blogging, it was all ABOUT THE POINTS. Really. Looking way back, I wasn't posting the "right stuff" that would be beneficial to the consumer because I DIDN'T know what the blogging world was really about, what it could do for me, and what I could do for the consumer. I've "come a long way" since then. I'm NO blogging expert, but I have learned oddles here in The Rain since those early days. I've learned tons about technology. Learned loads about business. I've learned (and I think this is most (2 comments)
Live from the Queen City.. It's RainCamp Charlotte! - 02:55 PM
Live from the Queen City.. It's RainCamp Charlotte! The RainCamp bus rolled into Charlotte, NC today and, despite some pretty rainy weather, the few hundred lucky folks in attendance were treated to some of the best tips, tricks and techniques available today to help those in the Real Estate industry be the best we can be.
Folks were greeted at check-in by the smiling faces of Kerrie Greenhalgh and ActiveRain's newest staff member Kelly Pflugrath.
ActiveRain's very own Bob Stewart, and Ben Kinney, Realtor and speaker extraordinaire lead the way sharing so much (61 comments)
Houlton Maine Home For Sale That Offers Real Estate Buyer More...Watch Video. - 08:38 AM
Houlton Maine is a friendly, small border town near Woodstock New Brunswick, Canada. Ideal place to raise a family, retire in safety, to get more for your housing, everyday dollar. This 13 Pearce Avenue cape home shines brightly for many reasons. For starters if old man winter is scaring you in to quickly get under cover, this Maine home is empty. Ready to buy, move right in. Start enjoying. Features included 2 full baths, first floor bedrooms, enclosed pine sun porch, extra screened in open rear porch. Deep yard, hedge perimeters for extra privacy, seclusion. Hardwood floors, handicap friendly features like (1 comments)
The Best And Worst Trick Or Treat Halloween Houses To Visit Or Avoid Growing Up. - 11:39 AM
Memorable treats you got climbing up front steps, trying not to trip in a mask you could barely see out off, on to porches when the light came on and every one hollered trick or treat. Remember them? Anyone trying to throw a dryer than dust popcorn ball carbon dated to many years BC, or a bruised heavily small apple was a place I made a mental note to avoid next year trick or treating. The older ladies, sisters named Chamberlain on the corner of Court and Franklin Avenue that made fresh donuts I never forgot stand out in my head. Those (3 comments)
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