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Archives of real estate blog entries for June 29, 2011 (Page 4)
Hippie in a Hummer - 10:40 PM
This weekend I had to travel to St. Louis to take care of some family business. As I was travelling through Indiana on Sunday I saw the something that struck me as peculiar, but humorous (at least to me). And as the title of the post reveals, I saw a Hippie in a Hummer, and thought "that just ain't right"... This guy looked like he could have just stepped right off the property at Woodstock and driving a Hummer. A far cry from a Volkswagen bus painted with flowers 4 decades later. What's the most peculiar thing you saw today? (4 comments)
Fairfax VA - Halstead At The Metro Community Sales Information - 01:11 AM
Click Here to view all of the Active Halstead At The Metro Condos for Sale on one page. The page will display the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, year built, sq. footage and days on market.You can also search for other Fairfax Virginia Active MLS Listings without having to jump from site to site.We can also let you know as soon as new listings come on the market in Halstead At The MetroOther Popular Communities include:- Hawthorne Village Condos for Sale- Main Street Green Condos for Sale- Penderbrook Square Condos for Sale- Bonnie Brae Homes for SaleThe Earl of Real Estate Team (0 comments)
Wakefield Chapel Estates - a Top Neighborhood in Annandale Virginia - 03:11 AM
Wakefield Chapel Estates - Annandale Virginia Homes for SaleRecently, The Earl of Real Estate Team evaluated the sales in Annandale Virginia over the past 12 months. Wakefield Chapel Estates ranks as one of the most desirable communities in Annandale VA based upon the number of properties sold. When you take a look at the active Wakefield Chapel Estates Homes for Sale, you will see why it ranks among the top communities. Location of the Wakefield Chapel Estates Annandale Virginia Homes for Sale:Current Wakefield Chapel Estates Annandale Virginia Homes for Sale:Check out the rest of the Annandale VA Real Estate Market:Annandale VA (1 comments)
I love seafood especially lobster, and I am suddenly in the mood for lobster. You know how you will be watching TV and a commerical comes on, maybe showing your favorite chocolate and you just have to have it. Looking at pictures can have the same effect. I was looking at photos from a few summers ago and I ran into these lobster and suddenly I feel like eating.
Someone's Buying Your Name...and You Don't Even Know It! - 12:50 PM
Your name is actually worth quite a bit. The only problem is that you aren't the one benefiting from it. Very few people realize that each time their credit is checked, the information provided to the credit bureaus (Equifax, TransUnion, Innovis or Experian) immediately becomes a commodity that is sold not only to other lenders but also to companies that sell and resell the same names and personal information.
The credit bureaus have found a way to increase their revenues at your expense....and without your permission. These ‘trigger leads' include name, address, phone numbers (including unlisted), credit score, current (3 comments)
This is a very good blog by John Mulkey-"The Housing Guru" on how you can improve your FICO Score. Many people should read this one. Also John shared some websites that you might want to check out that will help you with managing your money.
Via John Mulkey, Housing Guru (TheHousingGuru.com): With the economic crisis having decimated the budgets of millions of families, many are wondering if it’s possible to improve your credit report and FICO® score. And while some have seen their credit scores decline as they fell behind with mortgage payments and credit card bills, the damages (2 comments)
Florida Waterfront Living: What's Floating in Your Backyard? - 10:26 AM
Florida Waterfront Living: What's Floating in Your Backyard? Florida waterfront living is special. Not only do you have a street in the front of your home to watch neighbors walk by with their dogs or cars driving by, you also have a backyard alongside a waterway. In Hernando Beach, Florida, these waterways are wide canals that lead to the Gulf of Mexico. Sitting in your backyard then gives the waterfront home owner lots of opportunity to watch all sorts of boats from Pontoon boats to large sail boats travel by. But every once in a while there is something different that (7 comments)
Recently, I was asked to speak about LinkedIn at a local Tweetup. I, never one to turn down chance to speak leaped at the opportunity. I have often admitted that LinkedIn was my most overlooked and often ignored social site. Well, no longer and if it has been that way for you. I hope you change your mind after watching this video.
LinkedIn with the use of Facebook and Twitter in conjuction of a well-written blog is the basis for a strong social networking strategy that will get you not only more leads but more closed loans (2 comments)
Dave Woodso (219)872-8000 Via Rebekah Radice Colorado Springs FHA Loan 203k, VA Mortgage, Loan Pre-Approval (Benchmark Mortgage, Colorado Springs FHA, VA, Pre-Approval): Are you planning to get married and buy a home in Colorado, but wonder where your down payment funds will come from? FHA has a Bridal Registry program where the money you receive as a wedding present can be used towards your down payment. Just like registering at a specialty or department store, (0 comments)
iPad and iPhone News- iOS5 Will Allow ActiveRain Commenting - 11:38 PM
Hi Everyone, Abe is our new iPad User Group Adviser and please check this post out. Thanks for guiding the iPad users around the Rain to join our group. Via Abe Schmidt - ActiveRain Real Estate Social Media Trainer (ActiveRain): *New News- In iOS5, you will be able to comment on blogs from the full version ActiveRain site on your iPad and iPhone. Again, this update will be available to the public in the Fall. I will keep everyone updated as I discover great new things about the iPad ActiveRain capability!
Buying Domain Names - Saving a Few Bucks - 12:48 PM
I own almost 1000 domain names!!!! Saving a dollar or two here and there can go a long way. A few years back I became a GoDaddy Reseller so I could save money on each purchase I made. Right now, domain names at GoDaddy direct are about $11.79 or $11.99 per year. You can find discount codes from time to time to reduce this cost. The issue is, when you renew, they will charge you full price. On my reseller site - http://www.WebsiteNameSolution.com - the price is just $9.99 per year. Almost $2 per year savings. I know it does not (0 comments)
IS THE FLORIDA REAL ESTATE MARKET RECOVERING? YOU BET IT IS - 09:21 AM
IS THE FLORIDA REAL ESTATE MARKET RECOVERING?-You bet it is. I recently received an email from a friend asking if the Real Estate Market is really recovering. It has a snazzy Google Map which showed foreclosures int he hardest hit areas. Orlando for instance was 1 in 14 homes. IT LOOKS DRAMATIC- A SPLASH OF RED DOTS EVERYWHERE...BUT LET'S LOOK CLOSER I noticed under Orlando- it covers Orange, Osceola , and a bit of Polk County as well. Note this also includes TIME SHARES - remember them? They technically fall under foreclosure status because a buyer is issued a deed with their shares. So 1 Unit (1 comments)
New Available Home in Prestigious Venetian Shores - Islamorada - The Florida Keys - Waterfront $1,195,000 - 07:59 PM
As, a Venetian Shores Specialist and as the Venetian Shores Community Sponsor On ActiveRain.com, I enjoy keeping my clients up to date with the latest available properties and real estate news, as well as recently closed properties. Venetian Shores is really Heating up! As one of Islamorada's most in demand communities, Venetian Shores is always tops on everyone's list. Only minutes from Miami, yet a world away 183 Venetian Way Plantation Key, Islamorada Description: Beautiful Key West Style Cape Cod, 4 bedroom(s), 3.5 bath(s), very private peaceful setting 1.5+acres of your own wildlife santuary on the bay, bayviews, deeded boat (1 comments)
Mike Eubank Construction, Inc. Builds Tenth Custom Home in Creston - 09:37 AM
Mike Eubank Construction, Inc. celebrates the groundbreaking of their tenth custom home in Creston Community.The construction company has consistently built homes in this mountain community for over sixyears. “We feel our success at Creston is a combination of what we offer our clients along with all the attributes of this pristine mountain community,” says Owner and General Contractor Mike Eubank.“Creston has enjoyed consistent success despite the challenging real estate market, which is a testament in itself.The fact is there are currently five homes under construction at Creston with six more in the plan and review process.We’re so excited to begin this (0 comments)
Sometimes you just need to escape and relax. Take in the scenery, sounds and scents of nature. Here is a photo captured by Feng Shui Long Island NY consultant Laura Cerrano after completing a Feng Shui consultation in Nissequogue New York. It was a beautiful drive around the coastal shore line. View Larger Map
Feng Shui Long Island NY in New York Feng Shui Long Island Fan Page on Facebook *Carole Provenzale has been a Certified Feng Shui Consultant since graduating from the Country's very first School for Feng (2 comments)
SE Cape Coral - 04:25 PM
Gulf Access Pool Home: Spectacular view of the wide canal and intersecting waterways, with a boat lift in the back yard, come live the dream. The home has an updated kitchen, tile on the diagonal in the living areas and a pool. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, approximately 1500 square feet. Where: Southeast Cape Coral Foreclosure listated at $189,900 (0 comments)
Mission Viejo Homes and Condos Market Update This is the market update for homes sold from April 1st through the 30st, 2011, in Mission Viejo, CA 92691, 92692 and includes single family residence (SFR) and condos: Number of Properties Sold: 87 Average Listed Price: $456,797 Average Sold Price: $448,031 Median Sold Price: $440,000 (The lowest priced home was $130,000 and the highest was $850,000.) Sale Price per Square Foot: $267.25 - SFR: $263.24 Condo $220.31 Average Days on Market: 82
For comparison, the following is the data for listings sold in March 2011 for the same demographic: Number (1 comments)
Mission Viejo Homes and Condos Market Update This is the market update for homes sold from May 1st through the 31st, 2011, in Mission Viejo, CA 92691, 92692 and includes single family residence (SFR) and condos: Number of Properties Sold: 110 Average Listed Price: $472,361 Average Sold Price: $461,185 Median Sold Price: $427,500 (The lowest priced home was $123,000 and the highest was $840,000.) Sale Price per Square Foot: 259.44 - SFR - 218.75 - Condo Average Days on Market: 82
For comparison, the following is the data for listings sold in April 2011 for the same demographic: (0 comments)
Mountain's Edge May 2011 Real Estate Resale Market Report: Listings (6/15/2011): 294 Under Contract (6/15/2011): 322 Sold May 2011: 81 Since Last Month: Listings are UP +11, Pendings are DOWN -1, Sales are UP +8 Last Month's Mountain's Edge Market Report View Mountain's Edge Homes For Sale Here (Updated Daily) More Information on Mountain's Edge Real Estate Here More Las Vegas Communities Here (8 comments)
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