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Conditions Conducive to Rot or Infestation - 08:40 PM
Some years back, in Washington state, the Washington State Department of Agriculture began using the term "conducive condition." It is not a term that, right out of the box, makes sense to people. However, it makes perfect sense once you get the point. A conducive condition is any concern or issue that is likely to lead to rot or infestation by wood destroying insects. Over the years, clients and homeowners, have asked me for a list of things they can do to make it less likely that their homes will rot or be inhabited by carpenter ants, anobiid beetles, termites and (18 comments)
The Beach Club Hallandale Beach Florida - 10:55 AM
THE BEACH CLUB Open your eyes to something new. Your new home sits on nine acres of ocean-front property. Your ears awaken to waves lapping the sand and your eyes adjust to seagulls flying before you celebrating the sun of that day. At that very moment you realize that something is dramatically different about your life. You are at peace. You are one with your-self. You smile knowing you are home.
The Beach Club - LOCATIONYour Residence is: · Less than one mile south of the renowned Diplomat Resort, Country Club and Convention Center · Minutes from Aventura Mall and (0 comments)
MLX. NEED HELP? FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT CONTACT ANSWERLINK: - 10:59 AM
As a part of our Miami Realtors Association we have our MLX. All I can say - the help line is amazing. Any questions about MLX will be answered. It helps me a lot. Personally and as a Broker too. Save my time when the agent asks questions about MLX. Need to make a new grid, make a new search and save it on MLX? Any questions will be answered by technical support of our MLX. -How can I do it? Yes, I can show to our agent, but, what if I am not near computer and help needed now? (0 comments)
Stockton Home Owners | Cash for Keys | How do they come up with that amount? - 08:05 AM
Stockton home owners: Cash for keys is not an automatic ... it is more the norm. After foreclosure, the bank want all occupants out of the property and they do not want to have to wait through the eviction process and they want to save as much money as they can. It has been said that there is very little concern about where the occupants will go and will they be able to find another home and what about the kids? No it is not their problem and they act as such. The process can be improved and the amount should (1 comments)
...a false sense of "I will get an offer soon" - 08:25 AM
It can give the listing agent a false sense of "I will get an offer soon". When you list a property and do all your usual marketing: send out notifications, MLS, etc. Now the flood gates open. It feels good to have inquiries about the listing, agents calling or emailing and sometimes even contacts from your website. The best part is when someone actually want to see the inside of the property. It is very important to make your homeowner aware of this flood of interest and they should buy in to the invasion. Actually they should not consider it an (1 comments)
During this foreclosure crisis so many organizations have been affected. Another PMI (Mortgage Insurer) is knealing down to bite the dust according to this statement: Some homeowners do not know if they have PMI or not. PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. Private Mortgage Insurance can surely be a deal killer in a Short Sale request! In most cases the PMI is not eager to approve a short sale - they don't care if it is a short sale or foreclosure so they will be more predictible to turn it down than to approve it. It is important that if (1 comments)
Miami Association of Realtors. I am a member! - 08:36 AM
Miami Association of Realtors. We have a lot from our membership. http://valeriamola.sef.mlxchange.com/ - free website from our local board - customers can search for any kind of real estate - houses, condos, rentals, sales, comercial real estate, vacant land and more Search extensive inventory of available properties. All information is current and available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Approximately 95893 listings now available. Via SIB Realty: Our local Miami Realtors Association. And our SIB Realty is a part of it. Proud to be a member of Miami Association of Realtors? Yes! Every time, when I call or go to Miami Association (2 comments)
Luxury Condo On The Beach Sunny Isles Beach for rent - 09:40 AM
Moving to Miami? Sunny Isles Beach is part of Miami. Great location. In the middle. Same distance to Miami Downtown and Fort Lauderdale Downtown. If you have a dog, pet friendly condos : Trump Tower Sunny Isles Beach, La Perla Sunny Isles Beach, Sayan Sunny Isles Beach. Not many, huh? 2, 3 and more bedrooms are available for rent in oceanfront condominiums in Sunny Isles Beach. Sunny Isles Beach is midway between downtown Miami and Fort Lauderdale with easy access to business centers, entertainment, sports and recreational facilities, and tourist attractions. On the ocean side of (2 comments)
THE BEACH CLUB Open your eyes to something new. - 09:46 AM
Yesterday I did show Beach Club Hallandale condos for sale. Amazing place. City in city! Large studios, one bedroom + den. Great location. Beach, Ocean, amenities. State of art fitness center. Pet friendly. All these factors attract buyers and tenants to Beach Club Hallandale Beach. Via SIB Realty: THE BEACH CLUB Open your eyes to something new. Your new home sits on nine acres of ocean-front property. Your ears awaken to waves lapping the sand and your eyes adjust to seagulls flying before you celebrating the sun of that day. At that very moment you realize that something is dramatically different about your (3 comments)
Friday Night Tunes - Dia Frampton - Heartless! - 12:22 AM
Gotta say that I really don't watch T.V. However, once I saw one episode of The Voice, I was hooked. There's some really great talent that, shockingly, was based on talent, and not looks. The judges pick the contestants to continue based upon their voice and ability to sing, not on their looks. With their backs to the contestants, the judges make their picks. Here's one of my three favorites....Dia Frampton with "Heartless You gotta here the studio version that you can dowload off of I-Tunes! (3 comments)
A Short and Sweet Saturday Morning Humor 1, 2, 3 - 01:16 PM
The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail. CEO's are now playing miniature golf. Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen. Angelina Jolie adopted a child from America. Motel Six won't leave the light on anymore. A picture is now only worth 200 words. They renamed Wall Street "Wal-Mart Street". Finally, I called the Suicide Hotline... I got a call center in Pakistan and when I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited, and asked if I could drive a truck! (8 comments)
George - 08:52 AM
Georgetown South Improves Again Copyright (c) 2011 Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team Heart of the Homes: Kitchens by Ana(sm) is a northern Virginia residential renovator known for providing luxuriously detailed, finely crafted homes to buyers in the most affordable neighborhoods. Over time Ana improves not only the houses, but the neighborhood. Manassas, Virginia's Georgetown South (GTS) is a neighborhood whose reputation has been tattered at various times in the past. Yet the construction quality of the homes, the commited leadership of the Georgetown Community Council HOA and many long-time residents, and generous non-profit neighborhood improvement projects continue (0 comments)
No-Deficiency Short Seller Reduces Stress & Commute - 09:04 AM
No-Deficiency Short Seller Reduces Stress & Commute Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team Sometimes homeowners face challenging circumstances which keep them from being able to keep up with their mortgage payments. In such times a move will be necessary, and a short sale may be the best way to negotiate extracting themselves from their mortgage situation. In states such as Virginia loan servicers may file civil judgments against a homeowner whose short sale they have approved in order to attempt to eventually collect the amount they were "shorted" on the loan payoff. Obtaining the lender's written agreement (0 comments)
Back on the Market! Bank-Owned Bargain: Lake Ridge 3-Level End Unit 3/2+2 $179,900 - 09:14 AM
Back on the Market! Bank-Owned Bargain: Lake Ridge 3-Level End Unit 3/2+2 Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team The GOLD Team handles sales of residential foreclosure properties for over 18 loan servicers in northern Virginia. The contracted buyer for 2026 Inland Loop, Woodbridge, VA 22192 just failed to have their financing approved and backed out of the contract. 2026 Inland Loop is a 3-level, 3-bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 half bath townhouse in Lake Ridge's Riverview at Rolling Brook development located within mere minutes of (1) Fairfax County via your choice of Route (0 comments)
Landlord Repaints and Rents - 09:20 AM
Landlord Repaints and Rents Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team The townhouse was in good condition and had been shown to many prospective tenants. Yet no one seemed ready to put in an application. The hardwood floors gleamed, the appliances were modern, the location was excellent. And the main level, stairway and upper hall were custom painted in a subtle pattern of green and rose colored clouds faintly fading in and out over a beige background. The colors were muted and subtle but nevertheless visible. They tended to make the paint look dirty (1 comments)
Blooms Crossing Bank-Owned Townhouse Sells Swiftly - 09:28 AM
Blooms Crossing Bank-Owner Townhome Sells Swiftly Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team A major loan servicer assigned a 3-level townhome with a fully finished walkout lower level in Manassas Park's Blooms Crossing area to the GOLD Team. After assisting the former homeowner's relocation with a generous Financial Relocation Assistance payment from the bank the GOLD Team listed the home for $194,900. Multiple offers were received within days! The bank accepted one for $200,000 with $6,000 subsidy to the buyers. The transaction just closed. The GOLD Team handles disposition and (0 comments)
Hot Water Heater Pan Importance! - 09:33 AM
Hot Water Heater Pan Importance! Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team Every tank-style hot water heater should have a catch pan with a drain installed beneath it. When hot water heaters age they eventually rust out. When this occurs they leak all the water they hold out the bottom. If there is a catch pan with a drain the water harmlessly flows out the drain. If, of course, there is no catch pan you have 50+ gallons of water going being discharged under the hot water heater. This can be most unpleasant. (3 comments)
Hummingbirds Are Zipping Through Illinois Gardens This Summer - 02:57 PM
Hummingbirds Are Zipping Through Illinois Gardens This Summer Anyone else feel like your garden is a busy landing strip this season? I seem to be seeing more hummingbirds than usual. Maybe it's that we'd put out more feeders filled with the sweet, red nectar they consume at an alarming pace. Or maybe their annual migration to our home along the Mississippi River flyway has brought greater numbers of the little guys to my house. Here's a link to an interesting article on hummingbirds from the University of Illinois extension office. (5 comments)
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