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Archives of real estate blog entries for November 1, 2010 (Page 12)
Exercise Caution with Space Heaters - 10:33 AM
Anne Ortiz provides some good advice on the safe use of space heaters. As the weather turns colder, many families will be using space heaters. Take extra care for the personal safety of your family. Blooming for you in Maryland.
Via Anne Ortiz (Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta): Looking ahead to the arrival of colder weather, space heaters can be an effective way to provide temporary or supplemental warmth to a home or garage. Along with this utility, however, come hazards of fire, shock and burn when used incorrectly. Follow these safety tips if you plan to use a space heater (1 comments)
How To Clean Window Blinds - 10:38 AM
Chris Brown has provided a video on how to clean window blinds. For most, this is not a favorite chore. The tips may make the job easier for your fall cleaning. Blooming for you in Maryland.
Via Chris Brown | Florida's #1 FHA Mortgage Broker: 31 percent of homeowners say "cleaning window blinds" is their least favorite household chore. Perhaps that's because they haven't seen how simple blind-cleaning can be. In this 2-minute video from HowCast, you'll learn the basics of......
Read the COMPLETE BLOG POST HERE: How To Clean Window Blinds The FHA Mortgage Broker that FHA Mortgage (0 comments)
Montgomery County, MD Lender Owned Foreclosures, REO - 221 Listings - 11:35 AM
Montgomery County, MD Lender Owned Foreclosures, REO - 221 Listings Lender Owned Homes This is the lowest number of Montgomery County lender owned foreclosures on the market since May. Blooming for you in Montgomery County. 221 lender owned foreclosures are included in the current inventory of homes for sale. The listings are sorted by city. There are 136 homes for sale that are included in the inventory of lender owned foreclosures (REO) at or BELOW $250,000. Click on the listing number to see the full property description. Sort by column headers. Click the following URL to see the listings:http://mrislistings.mris.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?k=1135923XDLVP&p=DE-127524280-957 There (0 comments)
Montgomery County, MD Trustee Sales, Foreclosure Auctions, Homes For Sale - Alex Cooper Auctioneers - 12:19 PM
Montgomery County, MD Trustee Sales, Foreclosure Auctions, Homes For Sale - Alex Cooper Auctioneers Trustee sale auctions are held at the front of the county court houses in Maryland. Home buyers are looking for bargain prices. Trustee sales are open to the public and all qualified bidders. These auctions of homes for sale are ordered by the secured mortgage lenders when borrowers default on their payment obligations. The indicated deposits must be in cash or certified funds. Most of the bidders use cashier's checks payable to themselves. Prospective bidders should carefully read the newspaper advertisements that appear for three weeks before the sales dates. If you do have experience (0 comments)
Montgomery County, MD Foreclosure Auctions, Trustee Sales, Homes For Sale, Harvey West Auctioneers - 12:38 PM
Montgomery County, MD Foreclosure Auctions, Trustee Sales, Homes For Sale, Harvey West Auctioneers Harvey West Auctions, Auctioneers conducts trustee sales at the county court house entrance. Trustee sales auctions are open to the public and all qualified bidders. These sales are foreclosures by the secured mortgage lenders. Buyers should carefully read the newspaper advertisements that appear for three weeks before the sale date. The required deposits must be in the form of cash or certified funds. Most of the bidders use cashier's checks that are payable to themselves and endorse the checks when they are successful. Always check for cancellations before attending trustee sales. Seek professional advice (0 comments)
Montgomery County, MD Foreclosure Auctions, Trustee Sales, Homes For Sale, Cohn, Goldberg, Deutsch - 01:01 PM
Montgomery County, MD Foreclosure Auctions, Trustee Sales, Homes For Sale, Cohn, Goldberg, Deutsch Maryland foreclosure auctions are conducted at the county court houses when the secured mortgage lenders instruct the trustees under the deeds of trust to conduct trustee sales due to the defaults by mortgage borrowers. Interested buyers should be watching the advertisements for trustee sales in the coming weeks. The list below has been posted by Cohn, Goldberg, Deutsch. Trustee sales are open to the public and homes for saleare available to all qualified bidders. Buyers should carefully read the newspaper advertisements that appear for three weeks before the sale date. Always check for cancellations (2 comments)
Montgomery County, Maryland, Board Vacancies - 01:33 PM
Montgomery County, Maryland, Board Vacancies Blooming for you in Montgomery County. Currently, there is a valuable opportunity to serve on the following Montgomery County boards: Department of Permitting Services Advisory Committee The deadline for application is November 5, 2010. Agricultural Advisory Committee Forest Conservation Advisory Committee Rustic Roads Advisory Committee Solid Waste Advisory Committee Taxicab Services Advisory Committee The deadline for application is November 12, 2010. Access vacancy announcements for boards, committees, and commissions. Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS®8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600 :: Silver Spring, MD 20910301.590.2000 :: www.gcaar.com Posted on ActiveRain as a community service. (0 comments)
Frederick County, MD Lender Owned Foreclosures, REO - Weekly Report - 03:33 PM
Frederick County, MD Lender Owned Foreclosures, REO - Weekly Report Lender Owned Homes Blooming for you in Maryland. There are 89 homes for sale included in the inventory of lender owned foreclosures (REO). Home sellers watch this inventory for competitive properties and home buyers watch this sector for purchase bargains. Click on the listing number for full details on each property. Sort by column headings. Click the following URL to see the listings:http://mrislistings.mris.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?k=1135923XDLVP&p=DE-127533486-455 All home buyers that plan to use mortgage financing should obtain pre-approval for financing as the first step in the purchase process. The same (0 comments)
Holiday Parties Do's & Don'ts! - 07:35 PM
Carmela Abella offers some very good suggestions for our holiday parties. All of us should take notes and add to her list. Enjoy the season! Blooming for you in Maryland and life is good!
Via Carmela Abella (Abella Home Staging & Redesign): With the holidays just around the corner, I though it would be nice to make a list of Holiday Parties Do's & Don'ts! I often have dinner parties and I've learned a thing or two along the way. DO'S:
Do create a playlist. Don't leave it to chance with the radio. Music sets the mood, so don't take (0 comments)
Why didn’t my house sell? What to look at when you house didn’t sell the first time! - 07:43 PM
Todd Clark provides some very good advice for home sellers. Price the home correctly the first time and you will be much happier with the results. When sellers are too greedy, the listing gets stale and lower offers may be anticipated. Blooming for you in Maryland. Via Todd Clark (Broker) (503)524-9494 (Beaverton, Oregon Real Estate Expert) (Knipe Realty):
Why didn’t my house Beaverton, Oregon home sell? What to look at when your house didn’t sell the first time! The first thing you need to do is look at is at the home. Is it show ready? Is it priced right? (REALLY?) Now, I (2 comments)
We Fell In Love With Our Home All Over Again! - 07:47 PM
Margaret Rome continues to offer savvy advice to her home seller clients. After considering the alternatives, many will decide to stay in their present home. Blooming for you in Maryland and life is very good. Via HomeRome Realty Author:Real Estate the Rome Way 410-530-2400: We Fell In Love With Our Home All Over Again!
A few weeks ago, through a referral, I signed up a delightful young family to list and sell their home. Baltimore Home in the Gardenville Neighborhood 21206 (3 comments)
Happy (School day) Halloween! - 07:55 PM
Ellie McIntire provides an image of her neighborhood Superman. All of us need to be providing Super advice to our clients in the current real estate market. Blooming for Maryland home buyers.
Via Ellie McIntire Real Estate in Howard County Maryland (The McIntire Team of Long & Foster):
If you or someone you know is thinking of Buying or Selling property in Howard County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Montgomery County or Prince Georges County. - or if you would like more information please give Ellie McIntire a call at 443-418-7668 or e-mail Ellie@LNF.com
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Crofton MD - Homes for Sale in Chapman Farm - 08:09 PM
Richard Iarossi continues to provide sound advice for home buyers in the Crofton area. If you have decided to move to Crofton, Chapman Farm is an area you should consider. Blooming for you in Maryland and life is very good!
Via Richard Iarossi, Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate (Long and Foster® Real Estate, Inc.):
OK, you've already selected Crofton, MD as your destination of choice to buy a home. By the way, what a great selection you’ve made. Now it’s time to drill down into the specific neighborhoods that Crofton, MD has to offer. One of the (1 comments)
Do Real Estate Agents Really Ever Get a Day Off? - 03:30 PM
Great post about days off in the real estate career. Trust me, if we didn't like it, why would we work weekends and holidays,AND not to mention, drive people around BEFORE we get paid? Via David Cahill (Century 21 Cahill Associates): Do Real Estate Agents Really Ever Get a Day Off? I was asked this by one of my clients recently when I told him that I was going to try and take a day off soon. It was looking good and there were no appointments scheduled a few days in advance. It was a weekend day and I figured that if no (0 comments)
Buyer's or Sellers Remorse . . . When our work is Not Done - 03:33 PM
I have had a buyer with remorse and it's NO fun. Why does this happen? This post goes over several things that may cause a buyer or seller to have remorse over selling or buying. Via Ed Silva CDPE, GRI, ABR, Real Estate Agent (RE/MAX Partners, LLC, Prospect, Ct): So we think we're there, we got a contract into the system, and we're proceeding with the transaction. And then we get the call. Hi Ed, it's me, Hazel, I think I made a mistake. I don't think I should be selling the house after all. I've been here so long, there are (0 comments)
So, You Think You Want To Buy A Foreclosure? Think Again! - 03:54 PM
GREAT post!!! I have to explain this to all my newbies when we go looking too. I will say that i did recently get an FHA loan done on a foreclosure condo, but the conditions were a DOOSIE!!! It was tough with a tough agent and a tough loan officer and we got it done. The seller "freddie mac" was to be convinced to take the offer and they didn't want anything but a conventional buyer or cash! Via Carol Culkin (Century 21 Alliance - Mid-Hudson Valley ): Bring a suitcase full of cash! ...Actually, what I really told my client is that (3 comments)
3 Las Cruces Restaurants You May Not Know About - 04:18 PM
One of my favorite things to do with clients who are relocating is take them out to eat. Southern New Mexico has the most unique and wonderful cuisine and I love sharing it with newcomers. I have a long list of great places to eat in Las Cruces. Usually you'd have to go out to eat with me to get access to it. This week I decided to start sharing it in the first of what will probably end up being a long series of blogs on local restaurants. First up, three places you may not know about. 1. Los Compas (0 comments)
Local Events-Just Another Facet of Hyper-Local Blogging - 08:22 AM
A few weeks ago the Active Rain team posted another hyper-local contest, this time focused on events. Posting about events isn’t anything new for me. My first event post on Active Rain was in May 2007. Since then I’ve posted events ranging from the local church pancake breakfast to big events in DC like the Cherry Blossom Festival. Someone asked me at a recent conference if any of these posts ever led to a sale. Honestly by themselves the answer is no. However put them in together with other community posts and they become part of a bigger picture that become (38 comments)
I heard it thru the grapevine. Actually, Facebook. - 02:36 PM
This isn't a gripe post. Believe me...I've been there and done that this year. More times than I had hoped to. Still and all, this bears saying... One of the things you learn as you grow up is to never assume, cause...you know..it makes as "a&@ out of u and me. I try very hard in my profession not to make assumptions, because if there is one thing I have learned in 8 years in the biz is that anything and everything can go haywire, when you least expect it. You know; things like 5 houses in escrow, and all the deals (6 comments)
Real Estate news for the month of October for the Twin Cities area of Minnesota - 08:23 PM
The monthly Skinny in Real Estate for the Twin Cities area of our wonderful state of Minnesota. What is happening in real estate this month? Where is the direction of real estate moving to? From the present and looking into the future- the skinny gives you the latest information on our real estate market. (0 comments)
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