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Archives of real estate blog entries for July 3, 2010 (Page 6)
Retiring, Moving, Relocating To Houlton Maine, Aroostook County....I Like The Way You Think. - 06:55 AM
So the move to Northern Maine, relocation, retirement plans have been made and suddenly a wrinkle. Experts who have never been beyond Portland Maine if at all are gathering around, questioning you, wondering about your Maine real estate plans. My advice? Talk to folks that have been to Maine, read the book, seen the movie. It's like asking someone what they thought of the new Italian, Chinese, Western Beef Restaurant and even though they have never eaten there either, just like you, you ponder their opinion, belief, rant. What good is that advice, reflection on here say, or just a guess, review (8 comments)
Three Little Words A Real Estate Broker, Agent, REALTOR Should Not Have To Use, Fall Back On, Stall For Time With. - 08:04 AM
A salesman today is not a charismatic that can glibbly hook and by crook their way to marketing real estate with little knowledge about the property listings and get by in their communities by the skin of their teeth. The Maine real estate broker, agent, REALTOR who does not fill in the blanks with information, the property's pertinent details becomes a mystery, unknown agent peddling who knows what property. Loose as a goose, cut corners...heck no corners and flying below radar. Skating on very thin ice. How long can you hold your breath if you go thru, if the real estate back ground details, (9 comments)
Ocassionally I see recipes - great sounding recipes on Activerain. They sound so good that my comment to Gary's post should be a new Activerain guideline...
"You really should mail a batch of these to all who comment on your post. That is should the rule for recipe posts!"
Via Gary White~ Grand Rapids Homes for Sale, FlexIt Realty, a call or click away! (Flexit Realty~Serving West Michigan): Crispy Peanut Butter Bars 1 bag (4 comments)
Have Happy 4TH! Take A Look At This Great Townhome! - 08:15 PM
Condo For Sale In North Ridgeville, Oh 32705 Willow Brook Ln, North Ridgeville, OH 44039 View Map Sharp Mills Creek Townhouse close to Westlake. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms! Offering an Open Floor Plan, Great Room w/Built-in Cabinet's & Fireplace, New Berber Carpeting Throughout. Large Master Suite with Master Bath & Walk-in Closet. Jetted tub in lower bath. Reasonable maintenance fee. Large Deck and Patio overlook Park like view's. Attached Over sized 2 Car Garage! Hurry - This One Won't Last! (0 comments)
A plea for prayers - 12:27 PM
When your phone rings at 2am, your heart automatically goes into panic mode. You know innately the call could alter your life. I had one of those calls yesterday morning. On the other end was my best friend (and ActiveRainer), Lynette with 3 little words, "Brian's not breathing". "I'll be right there" and my husband, TJ & I were out the door in 3 minutes. Lynette & Brian are a couple that are easy to love and we have been like family since the day we met. They have been married 36 years and the 4 of us have often sat (13 comments)
New in North Oakland, California! - 08:27 PM
North Oakland offically welcomed Phat Beet's Produce, Saturday Farmers Market today, Saturday, July 3, 2010. I was so excited to have this farmers market opening, and it didn't disappoint. I look forward to watching it grow, and going back next week and the week after that. Saturday North Oakland Farmers' Market
(in the parking lot behind the Arlington Medical Center) Fresh food, music, fun! Games, social justice and urban ag workshops, art... Healthy fun for the whole family! Affordable, organic options. Every Saturday 9am-2pm, starting July 3rd 2010
Why we live in Hood River Oregon - 01:12 PM
This Hood River is the most friendly town I have ever lived in. Walk down the street and you will see more than one person you know. But more to the point, it is the activities and the life style most here agree we love the best. Last week we took a 35 minute drive south to Lost Lake located at the base of Mt. Hood. Soon we were floating in the middle of the lake in our Kayaks drinking in the beauty of the mountain ,trees and water.A quick afternoon outing . I love this place. Loralai Wester Hood River Real Estate Agent with (2 comments)
Current market conditions have brought home prices down to levels we haven't seen in many years. All price levels and market sectors have been affected. Now is a great time to purchase a Waterfront Home. We have a list of 38 homes with private water frontage, and over 25% of them are under $300,000.
Grand River Ada Michigan Address Price 2201 Shady Dr NE $ 85,000 2733 Thornapple River Dr $ 159,900 8210 Cascade Rd SE $ 159,900 2286 Dean Lake Ave NE $ 164,900 2693 Thornapple River Dr $ 184,900
2780 Thornapple River Dr $ 189,900 920 (0 comments)
This information is complied by and based upon multiple-listing-service data from the Northern Arizona Association of Realtors® and is deemed reliable for sales reported to the association, but is not guaranteed and does not include all sales in the market area. This information covers all areas of Northern Arizona including Flagstaff, Parks, Williams, Winslow, Ashfork, Munds Park, that part of Sedona which is in Coconino County and other places too! Here's some of what's happening this July 4 weekend in Flagstaff, AZ. If you know someone who (1 comments)
Quality Control. A Weird Story - 02:50 AM
It was 1976 when in search of better pay we moved to this frozen city 100 miles above the Arctic Circle. My wife with great difficulty got a job in school, and I filled a manager position in a bookstore. It was expanding, and for several months we were working in one side of the store while drilling, hammering, painting was continuing on the other side. I soon befriended the workers. They were 20-something, typical construction workers. Poorly trained, even more poorly equipped, they were good-natured guys and we went along just fine. They were fast and sloppy. The construction materials were (26 comments)
What The Heck Are You Parlez-Vous About? - 04:41 PM
Every self-respecting Active Rainer has to write about marketing, branding, and some other very clever stuff. Very many did. I sort of stumbled here, and could not come with anything worth writing, and even more, reading… But there is a reason why they say that if you keep thinking about something, it will come… and it came… right on time to celebrate. I was sitting at our dining table looking at this watermelon and I could not get rid of the feeling that it wanted to tell me something. And I could not understand the message. And then I got it. (31 comments)
Effective Blogging – writing content that ranks and gets read. - 11:55 PM
Effective Blogging - writing content that ranks and gets read is the title of the Chapter in ebook Soci@l I started blogging relatively late. I started blogging after joining AR in the fall of 2007. Before I was writing long responses to questions that I was receiving by e-mail, and it was hugely unproductive. I was so happy finding Active Rain and so fascinated with that new community offering so much expertise and so interested in everybody’s growth that I plunged into this blogging thing and never looked back. For nearly 3 years that I am on AR, I see that there (8 comments)
Where Do Cincinnati First-Time Home Buyers Get Educated? - 04:23 PM
With the expansion of knowledge on the Internet, where do first-time home buyers turn to find all of the information they need to buy a new home? While there are so many places to do extensive internet research about buying a home or condo in Cincinnati, consumers are often left with many unanswered questions. Talking to a live professional can make a big difference and give a buyer a sense of relief as to how the local customs and traditions can affect them. Home buyers are often afraid to make a mistake when purchasing a home, because a mistake can end up costing them thousands of dollars or (2 comments)
Stay at a Villa in Sun River St. George - 11:12 AM
One of the nice features that the developer of Sun River St. George offers potential buyers is the opportunity to actually stay in the community. Buyers interested in Sun River can stay overnight or longer at one of the villas and experience the lifestyle first hand. The Villas are actually one of the floor plans Sun River offers. Each villa is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, double car garage home. They can walk through the 11 professionally decorated model homes at their convenience, explore the community on a golf cart that is included in the villa rental, enjoy breakfast at the (3 comments)
When Contributing to AR Groups Remember Common Courtesy! - 08:35 AM
Active Rain Groups are a great network tool to meet other members you share common interests with. After a long real estate day I often find myself perusing my group list of over 80+ to find something to read to chill out . Lately I have clicked on one of my favorite topics ready to dig in and can't find one post that's on topic ! Numerous posts have merely been dumped in a group with no specific design ! How does this happen ? When blogging on AR, we are allowed to post our blog article in an (19 comments)
Mortgage rates drop to another low, 4.58% Second week in a row record low - 10:34 AM
Chris brings us this great news !!!!! Via Christopher Shearer (Real Estate Broker - Highlight Realty): Mortgage rates drop to another low, 4.58% Mortgage Rate Trend Index This week, 43% of the industry experts polled by Bankrate.com believe mortgage rates will rise over the next week or so; 19% think they'll fall; and 38% believe rates will remain relatively unchanged. WASHINGTON - July 2, 2010 - Mortgage rates have sunk to the lowest level in more than five decades, but consumers aren't rushing to refinance their loans or buy homes.Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate for 30-year fixed loans sank (4 comments)
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