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Archives of real estate blog entries for July 5, 2010 (Page 3)
Hot Tools for Your Real Estate Business - 11:14 AM
Over the past 12 years I've collected quite a database of tools that have been very useful in my Real Estate Business. Some of these sources are free (I love free), and some of them have a nominal fee. I think you'll find some great resources on this list. For a complete list, go to http://secretagentblueprint.com/blog/resources/
Listing Tools: Point2 NLS – List your properties nationally and get the largest syndication for your listings Imprev – Great tool for multimedia, flyers, etc TweetLister – Instantly access all of your MLS listings! When you sign up, simply provide your Agent ID or (6 comments)
Home Prices May Be Headed Back Down - 12:09 PM
3 reasons home prices are heading lower A decline in home prices is being predicted for 2010; in fact, an national average drop of 11.3% is expected. There exist three main reasons for this expected reversal: a coming flood of foreclosures, rising interest rates, and the end of the tax credits. The huge number of foreclosures that are occurring remain a big problem. The government-led mortgage modification programs are not up to par, and its shortcomings are a main reason that foreclosure has not slowed down. In addition, many people with adjustable rate mortgages will face a much higher monthly payment, (2 comments)
Home Prices May Be Headed Back Down - 12:11 PM
3 reasons home prices are heading lower A decline in home prices is being predicted for 2010; in fact, an national average drop of 11.3% is expected. There exist three main reasons for this expected reversal: a coming flood of foreclosures, rising interest rates, and the end of the tax credits.
The huge number of foreclosures that are occurring remain a big problem. The government-led mortgage modification programs are not up to par, and its shortcomings are a main reason that foreclosure has not slowed down. In addition, many people with adjustable rate mortgages will face a much higher monthly (3 comments)
Homes Shrink As Market Sinks - 12:14 PM
When the going gets tough, the houses get smaller. Or at least that’s what data from the U.S. Census Bureau are suggesting. According to the data, the national average decrease was 51 square feet, to 2,422 square feet. In the Northeastern United States, the change was more dramatic: House size diminished by more than 200 square feet, to 2,529 square feet. Is this a victory for the anti-McMansion forces that have spent much of the last decade railing against the waste, overconsumption and isolation that very big houses can promote? Not so much. Philadelphia economist Kevin Gillen, vice president of Econsult (1 comments)
FANNIE MAE SET TO COLLECT ON DEFICIENCY JUDGMENTS CAUSED BY STRATEGIC DEFAULTS. - 01:02 PM
How we wish the politicians/profiteers could fall under the jurisdiction of Lenn Harley and be forced to live by her logic! Via Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate: HEY FANNIE MAE. I HEAR YOU'RE PLANNING A COOKOUT FOR THE 4TH OF JULY. GAMES FOR THE PARTY. FANNIE MAE PLANS A TREASURE HUNT. Hey Fannie Mae! I heard you're COOKIN' UP some new ways to bury the American home owner deeper into financial ruin. YOU'RE PARTNERS AT THE FED AND TREASURY DID A PRETTY GOOD JOB WITH THAT "TARP" thing where you gave the investment banks, commercial banks and insurance companies about (3 comments)
May 2010 The Gates Pleasanton Market Update - 02:52 PM
Another neighborhood in Pleasanton that has not had much activity in the past six months is “The Gates”. With another sale pending during that period, there has been only one closed sale. The neighborhood has only one active listing. The active listing has been on the market for twelve days and it is located on Laramie Circle. It is listed at $421 per square foot or $679,000 in total. The only pending sale is listed for $404 per square foot or $775,000. It is located on McHenry Gate Way and has been on the market for thirteen days. Looking back, there have (0 comments)
Danville CA New Listings Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010 - 09:52 AM
Danville CA New Listings Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010.* New listings in Danville CA since June 28, 2010 total 16 with 10 of the homes for sale in Danville CA being detached single family and 6 attached homes for sale in 94506 94526 including condos, townhomes, duets and patio villas. Details on the high end and low end listings are below. 20 Montecito Dr. in Montair in Danville CA is currently listed for $1,900,000. 2089 Fostoria Cir. in Danville is a townhome currently listed for $349,000. Click here to see (0 comments)
Pleasanton CA New Listing Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010 - 10:13 AM
Pleasanton CA New Listing Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010.* Since last Monday, June 28 there have been a total of 18 new listings in Pleasanton CA. Of this total 16 are detached single family homes for sale in Pleasanton CA and 2 are attached homes for sale in 94582 94583 including condos, townhomes, duets and patio villas. Details on the high end and low end homes that were listed last week follow. 5597 Serenity Terr. in Moller Ranch in Pleasanton is currently listed for $2,600,000. 3436 Smoketree Cmn. is a (0 comments)
San Ramon CA New Listings Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010 - 10:37 AM
San Ramon CA New Listings Update, July 5, 2010 a Report on Homes New to the Market Since June 28, 2010.* New listings in San Ramon CA since June 28, 2010 total 25 with 16 of the homes for sale in San Ramon CA being detached single family and 9 attached homes for sale in 94506 94526 including condos, townhomes, duets and patio villas. Details on the high end and low end listings are below. 636 Rosincress Ct. in The Bridges in San Ramon is currently listed for $1,149,000. 8975 Alcosta Bl. Unit 133 in San Ramon is a condo listed (0 comments)
Central Las Vegas Homes for Sale: Listings by Price Range - 01:41 AM
Central Las Vegas Homes for Sale: Listings by Price Range Here's a quick snapshot of the single-family homes for sale in central Las Vegas. Short sales make up 47.4% of the market, while bank owned properties (REOs) account for 19.8%.
To find out more about buying or selling homes in central Las Vegas, just give me a call at (702) 339-9700, or email me at JohnNovak@kw.com. (GLVAR deems information reliable but not guaranteed. Data is for MLS areas 301-303.) (0 comments)
East Las Vegas Homes for Sale: Listings by Price Range - 02:19 AM
East Las Vegas Homes For Sale: Listings by Price Range Here's a breakdown of the single-family homes for sale in east Las Vegas. Short sales comprise 47.1% of the market, while bank owned properties (REOs) represent 22.0%.
To find out more about buying or selling homes in east Las Vegas, just give me a call at (702) 339-9700, or email me at JohnNovak@kw.com. (GLVAR deems information reliable but not guaranteed. Data is for MLS areas 201-204.) (0 comments)
North Las Vegas Homes for Sale: Listings by Price Range - 12:04 PM
North Las Vegas Homes For Sale: Listings by Price Range Here's a summary of the single-family homes for sale in North Las Vegas. Short sales are responsible for 50.3% of the inventory, while bank owned properties (REOs) equal 21.9%.
To find out more about buying or selling homes in North Las Vegas, just give me a call at (702) 339-9700, or email me at JohnNovak@kw.com. (GLVAR deems information reliable but not guaranteed. Data is for MLS areas 101-103.) (3 comments)
Enjoy a Week on the Water in Maryland This Summer - 11:16 PM
If you're still looking for the perfect vacation spot for this summer, you're in luck. My brother and his wife just completed renovations on a house in Ocean Pines, only 5 miles from the boardwalk, ocean beach and attractions at Ocean City, MD. They didn't know exactly when the work would be finished, so they didn't list the property for seasonal rental this year (as they will in the future). In fact, we just finished final details, including the decorating, over the 4th of July weekend. Now it will be available for weekly rentals for the remainder of this summer. It's (9 comments)
An ActiveRain Wannabe? - 09:08 AM
In some ways, yesterday wasn't a holiday. Buyers are still looking and asking questions, just like any other day! One of our many Internet presences is monitoring Trulia Voices for questions pertaining to our local area. Trulia isn't very dominant in our Cincinnati to Dayton corridor area, but periodically someone asks a question, we answer, and then cross your fingers and hope something further comes of it. However, there's something that has been happening more lately that is kind of baffling. A question will be posted regarding a local listing, and the answers start rolling in from out of state agents! (6 comments)
MY NEW FAVORITE NUMBER - 01:45 PM
The S.A.F.E Act (The Safe and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act) and the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLS) provides a permanent identifier number which will allow for electronic tracking of the work that I do for McCue Mortgage Company. In order to be a licensed loan originator in the State of Connecticut, I must do the following: Submit to and pass a criminal background check, including fingerprinting. Submit to a credit check. Annually complete at least 8 hours of continuing education. Be financially responsible. Have no felonies relating to fraud, money laundering or dishonesty. (2 comments)
TAX CREDIT CONTINUES UNTIL APRIL 30, 2011 (for some people) - 05:17 PM
If you have served with the military outside the USA you may still be able to take advantage of the $8,000.00 or $6,500.00 homebuyer tax credit. Serving at least 90 days out of the country during the time period of December 30, 2008 and May 1, 2010 should make you eligible to still take advantage of the tax credits. The media and most of us have been focused on the tax credit that was for homebuyers under contract by April 30, 2010. Even more focus has been on the extension of the final closing date from June 30, 2010 to September (5 comments)
Carlsbad Art | A Visit to the Carlsbad Sculpture Garden | Carlsbad California - 07:37 PM
A Visit to the Carlsbad Sculpture Garden The Carlsbad Sculpture Garden is a delightful place to visit. This changing collection of large scale sculpture by local artists is located adjacent to Carlsbad's Cole Library near Carlsbad Village, and is a program sponsored by the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office. An exhibit at the Carlsbad Sculpture Garden may feature one artist, as it does currently, or there may be a collection of local artists. The garden is open during business hours (Monday through Friday from 9 until 5 pm) and is free to the public. The Carlsbad Sculpture Garden is located at (7 comments)
A Visit to the Oasis Camel Dairy (Almost) | Ramona, California - 11:02 PM
A Visit to the Oasis Camel Dairy (Almost) We left the coast today to try and find some sun, which has been sadly missing, except for a peek now and then, for a number of days. Heading east was the way to go since the marine layer would be gone. A favorite place to visit, about 50 miles away, is Julian, known now for its apples but with a history of being a gold rush town. It's easy to get to, you simply take the 78 freeway which becomes a smaller road in Escondido, then follow that through the mountains to (13 comments)
Right ON the Golf Courses in Asheville NC Homes - 02:41 PM
If you are looking to relocate to North Carolina, you are a golfler, and you desire an amazing house right on the golf course for sale in Asheville, where the cool mountain air inspires great golf, you have arrived "home"! Here is the Right ON the Golf Courses in Asheville NC Homes Real Estate Report - Asheville, North Carolina has been named one of the Top 10 Golf Cities by Livability.com. Using criteria that included quality of life, cost of living, the number of public or private courses, and the number of courses offering tournament or year-round play, Livability reported that -"...these aren't just (9 comments)
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