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Archives of real estate blog entries for January 1, 2012 (Page 3)
Paying If Forward: Killing Bugs! - 11:58 AM
Paying If Forward: Killing Bugs! Christmas holidays don't always follow the expected agenda! When visiting relatives we sometimes find that there's some place we can apply our unique skill sets to help our hosts. In this case, the bugs weren't the typical creepy crawly things you find under a rock, but the creepy crawly things that go deep into a computer. Yep, a nasty little hijack program that was swiping Google search results and taking the searches to shopping and information sites that had nothing to do with the actual search results. And the desktop icons were gone and the C: (17 comments)
Monterey, Ca Fisherman's Wharf January 1, 2012 - 08:08 PM
New Year's Day at Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, CA. This pelican must have celebrated last night. It would not move not even for some food. Very beautiful to see so close!
2849 W Grand St Springfield Mo Just Listed | Springfield Mo Real Estate - 10:32 PM
2849 W Grand St Springfield Mo Just Listed | Springfield Mo Real Estate Built in 1950 and priced at $49,900, this wonderful home on the Southwest side of Springfield is located on a corner lot. Listed as a double lot, there's even room to divide the lots and build an additional home. The home includes new carpeting, vinyl and updated cabinets. See Details Additional storage is in the oversized one car garage. A new roof was added in 2011 and also includes 2 storage buildings, a patio, parking pad and fenced back yard. Home is being sold in AS IS (3 comments)
1709 W Hartley Rd Ozark Mo Just Listed | Ozark Mo Real Estate - 11:15 PM
1709 W Hartley Rd Ozark Mo Just Listed | Ozark Mo Short Sale Ozark Mo short sale, located on the Southwest side of town in Pine Crest Estates, priced now at $120,000, with 1900 sq. ft. of living space, including the finished walkout basement.
Built in 2007, the home offers a formal living room, kitchen/dining combination, downstairs family room, fenced back yard and 2 car garage. The home is located close to shopping and children attend Ozark schools. See details.
We have one tradition in our family, and that is that New Year's Day Dinner is stuffed lobster tail and twice baked potato. I am not sure when we started it, but we have been doing it well over 20 years. This is a special meal for us, but what truly makes it special is that we are all together to enjoy it. I also enjoy stuffed shrimp so I usually throw in a couple on my plate, and of course an nice glass of white wine puts a very nice ending touch and an excellent dinner. I (8 comments)
This time with celebrations of gaiety freshly cemented in our minds, we plough ahead. This time, we carry with us, learned instruction - experience we resolve to use... THIS time.
THIS time though, is different.... Time has been lessened.... We cannot use what we applied in the past because we have run out of that time! Nevertheless, we begin again.... With fresh determination... we set out...
Will we ever come into the knowledge of the truth? If we continue to pursue goals based upon what WE want, time after time, without noticing our (17 comments)
Reflecting on 2011 | Moments in my life through photographs - 01:12 AM
So much occured in 2011, the good, bad and ugly. I always take a few moments to reflect back on the year and it was only fitting I would do so through photos. I love the outdoors, nature offer so much, the colors, water, flowers and sky. At the same time we were faced with some harsh realities, a severe winter, a freak winter storm in October and of course the storm which flooded out many and left thousands in the dark for a long time. I also had the opportunity to participate in a mastermind with some of my friends, (13 comments)
Happy New Year! - 05:34 PM
Happy New Year! A new year is a promise of a new beginning. We look back on what was but we cannot undo the things that have happened or that didn't go quite the way we had planned or wished for. Most of our New Year's resolutions spring from our reflections on the year past with the desire and the hope that we will improve our ways in some shape or form. So whatever it may be that you are looking to accomplish for the new year, as we begin 2012, here's wishing you peace, much happiness, good health and success! Happy New (23 comments)
A WAY SMART Way to Set Goals in 2012 - 08:30 PM
As 2011 comes to a close many look to make resolutions and set goals for the new year. Sadly, many of them will not make it past the 3rd week of January. What many fail to do is "emotionalize" their goals. I was one of them that never tied my goals to an emotion. If I failed to make goal deadline. I just marked it up to bad luck, or I did not feel like doing it anymore. A week or so ago, I skyped in with Leanna Hoagland-Smith, a business coach and new in 2012, an international speaker. I recently (1 comments)
Happy New Year! Well. its gone (2011) - Started out a little bumby, but I am satisfied with how it progressed. Foreclosures were definitley the game in 2011; however I see Short Sales coming to the forefront in 2012. This means some changes in marketing, but some savings in expenses. Foreclosure expenses were not always reimbursed. Banks have a neat way of cutting off expense submission deadlines. This is called the cost of doing business. After 30 years in this business, I have learned to go with the flow as the year develops. Business plans have a way of not (1 comments)
What is Reasonable to Negotiate When You Buying a Northern Virginia Short Sale? - 07:06 PM
Thinking about buying a Short Sale? Well, no matter where you are located, here is some excellent advice from Northern Virginia Short Sale expert, Chris Ann Cleland. Via Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA (Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA): What is Reasonable to Negotiate When You Buying a Northern Virginia Short Sale? The question above can bring to mind many aspects of a real estate transaction. Price is first and foremost, followed a close second by closing cost help. Then there's condition. And last, but not least, conveyances. PRICE: Forget what you've heard about bagging a Northern Virginia Short Sale for 50% of it's market value. (4 comments)
Happy New Year Everyone!! - 11:09 AM
Hey Everybody! Well, 2011 is in the history books. 2012 is here! New year, new opportunities and with the coming election, we should have a nice spike to the economy! The real estate market and the general state of the economy and job markets seem to have finally found some solid footing. Hopefully, momentum will build throughout the year. Play hard, work hard, do good things. Go sell a house or 10... See ya, -Bill (3 comments)
Starting 2012 the right way with Feng Shui by Laura Cerrano - 01:41 PM
Starting 2012 the right way with Feng Shui by Laura Cerrano Happy New Year!! 2012 has arrived! And no the world did not come to an end ;) Here are some simple Feng Shui tips to help ring in the New Year with positive energy. Clear out the old energy of 2011. Refresh your home with positive Chi by giving it a deep cleaning. Get into as many nooks and crannies that you can to clear out any stuck or stagnant energy Purchase fresh flowers and plants to help stimulate and liven the energy within your home Add photos of (13 comments)
The many faces of Feng Shui Consultant Laura Cerrano - 08:45 PM
The many faces of Feng Shui Consultant Laura Cerrano Being a Gemini woman, Laura Cerrano of Feng Shui Long Island has various outfits to accommodate the Jack of all trades look. She dresses for business meetings, formal networking/promoting parties, Feng Shui consultations and kicking around town.
Looking for a great activity to do with friends or family? Long Island NY has so much to offer all year long and now is the time to take advantage of the unseasonably warm whether. Even though the flowers are not in full bloom, you can still enjoy a great easy hike and walk around the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay NY.
Green House Walk the beautiful preserved 409 acre former estate grounds. If you love to paint or take photographs, this is (3 comments)
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