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Vilano Beach Grocery Store - Update - 02:08 PM
Vilano Beach Grocery Store - Update On June 16, 2010, the revised grocery store plan for the Vilano Beach Town Center was presented to the Vilano Beach Main Street Group at the Vilano Beach Hampton Inn. As Vice-chair of the North Shores Improvement Association, the board that oversees Vilano Beach Main Street, I had received an earlier copy, but did want to hear the presentation. Many members of the local community and the local Vilano Beach businesses were there including: Earl & Remy Jensen - owners of OceanView Lodge (the former Ocean Blue II) and Magic Beach (aka Vilano Beach Motel), (2 comments)
What's In YOUR Junk Drawer? - 10:32 AM
What's In YOUR Junk Drawer? I suspect some of you, like me, have a junk drawer. But maybe not, if you have compulsive neatnik tendencies. C'mon, fess up! I'm not quite sure how mine got started in the first place, but it seems to move from house to house...growing and changing with each move. The junk drawer has a life of its own, and while I can't give you a detailed list of what's in it, I can only say it has a lot of junk AND I know where to go to find it. I suppose early on I (21 comments)
Making your new house green - 12:43 PM
Have you found the perfect house but its not “green” enough? Do you feel like when it comes to the environment, being a good global citizen starts at your doorstep? From recycling to using alternative cleaning materials, minor changes at home can add up to real benefits for the planet, not to mention your own health and happiness. Here are a few easy ways to make your new home a green home:
1. Green up your appliances. Appliance use comprises about 18% of a typical home’s total energy bill, with the fridge being one of the biggest energy hogs. If any of your (3 comments)
The house of your dreams IS out there, so don’t get discouraged by any means. You know that your perfect home is out there, but how do you find it? By simply finding the right realtor, the right realtor will represent your interests during the home selection and buying process, and will also work on your behalf when it comes to negotiations. This is why it is so important to take the time to find the right one. One of the easiest ways to make sure that you are getting involved with the right person (1 comments)
Real Estate Market Report in Dutchess County NY During May 2010 During May there were 18 less single family homes sold than same time last year. However both the median and average sale price were higher this year. Last May the absorption rate was 15.24 which is the number of months it would take to work of the existing inventory, this May it is up to 19.59 if you look at the chart you will see the reason for this. The inventory in May 2010 was 187 more than same time last year. See the chart below for more details.
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 07:24 PM
Day 47: Kids Carnival at Mayfaire - Another fun thing to do in Wilmington - take the kids to the carnival to have some fun and at the same time help feed children at risk of hunger this summer!! Did you know that there are over 26,000 children in Columbus, New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties that receive free or reduced meals at school? In the summer time they do not have access to such programs and here is where you can help. Come out for the fun - No Sleeves Magic will perform, there will be music, inflatable jumping castles, (4 comments)
Mike Pagtel's Weekly Video Real Estate Update jun 17th, 2010 - 05:38 PM
The market is always changing.What you are hearing from the mainstream national media about Real Estate is only one small part of the story. Here is the link to my Video Newsletter: for the latest. http://realtytimes.com/REUv/MaheshMikePatel My Video Newsletter is loaded with up to date Real Estate News and Advice. Some of its features include: Current Real Estate NewsInterest RatesMortgage AdviceQuestion & Answers Plus much more. It is "real time" and changes weekly. Whether you are thinking about selling or buying, or you just want to keep abreast of the market, I hope you find this information useful and informative. Sincerely,Mahesh (0 comments)
Social Media- Do you think its a Fad or here to Stay? - 08:58 PM
This video was also shown at Raincamp DC. If you think Social Media is a fad,just check out this video. You might have a different opinion after seeing this video. Via Cody Battershill ABR. CCS. Calgary REALTOR® (RE/MAX House of Real Estate): I have to say that I love the book Socialnomics-by Erik Qualman is a power house of information regarding social media and how you can use it to increase your sales, save money on marketing and reach consumers directly. I didn't truly realize how powerful social media was, until Amy Chorew was at The Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®) for the (4 comments)
I just wrote this post below this morning. As of now, this information is incorrect. Here is the update by Dana Allen :
Homebuyer Tax Credit Deadline NOT Extended. House to approve Reid Extension Ammendment
The tax credit has been approved in congress for an extension from June 30th, 2010 to September 30th, 2010. The amended Bill was approved in a 60-37 vote yesterday. "Extending the deadline for closing from June 30 to Sept. 30 would allow lenders more (5 comments)
Have you ever stopped to realize that people talk or think about you more often than your realize ? Even when you don't think they remember you, they do. And their impressions of you are repeated many times even from long ago. What reputation have you built ? What do people say about you when you came back into their minds. You recall a near perfect relationship but that may not be the way you will be remembered. Most people in business and in real estate in particular, don't realize that (108 comments)
Using its EECBG formula funding to retrofit and improve the energy efficiency of a number of it's municipal buildings that will result in substantial reduction in energy usage. EECBG Formula grants can be used for energy efficiency and conservation programs and (2 comments)
home borrowing - new application - 11:14 AM
i believe the graphic below shows the tax credits impact to the fullest. when you see that steep of a decline since the tax credits ended, it means only one thing. that the market was supported by the tax credit. the loan application go back to a 1997 level, which when you think about does not say nice things about the rest of the year. (0 comments)
building permits and starts - 01:44 PM
Below are four graphs with the most current permit and start information. Two graphs are for single family activity only; two graphs are for all permits and starts which include multi family. As I review the information I believe the conclusion you can draw from the numbers is the new construction housing business is in a depression from which they have not even begun to achieve escape velocity. The new construction will not recover until the foreclosures are brought to market and sold and the additional factor of jobs being need to drop unemployment. Not temporary census jobs which have cooked (0 comments)
BUYERS AGENT OR LISTING AGENT WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? - 10:06 AM
Buyer's Agent or Listing Agent What is the difference? By: Allison Stewart Broker, St. Cloud Homes & Land, LLC.Most people do not really understand the difference between a Buyer's Agent and Listing Agent. Let's see if we can simplify the definition. A Listing Agent represents the Seller. The seller has hired a Real Estate Brokerage to market their property. The goal is to get the most amount of money in the shortest period of time with the least amount of inconvenience to the seller.A Buyer's Agent represents the buyer in the Purchase of Real Property. You may have a single agency relationship (0 comments)
Make your offer on this four bedroom, 2.5 bath split level home. Lots of amenities, newer appliances, metal siding. Deck off kitchen & dining room. Treed covered lot. Inspections are welcome but sold in "as is" condition. Learn more about Kansas City MO homes. Search all Kansas City MO homes for sale. (0 comments)
Do You/Should You Care About Your Mentor's Political Affiliation? - 02:35 PM
As promised, I'm picking on yesterday's blog on whether or not one should choose a business mentor based on the two parties' social/political compatibility. Yes, I think it's actually a pretty good idea, if you have strong leanings toward one side or the other. Not because politics will likely ever come into the conversations you have with your mentor. But the divide is wide enough between those on the medium-to-far right and those on the medium-to-far left to make a true connection between the two difficult or even impossible. As I didn't sleep that one night last week, pondering the emails (0 comments)
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