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Have you been surprised by an appraisal and had to asked yourself if the appraiser looked at the right house because the numbers did not resemble the property value or the house floor plan. We probably all had a few of these. Our most recent one was a luxury home in North Scottsdale, Arizona with 6,200 square feet 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, 4 car garage and all the amenities. We counted 16 errors on the appraisal to include it showing only 4 bedrooms and 5 baths with 5,800 square feet. (8 comments)
Software Update at 11am - 09:54 PM
Just in case you missed this post - little update on what's going to happen tonight! You'll be able to sleep early - because there will be a software update tonight at 11PM PST. More information here, in this re-blog. Via ActiveRain Corp.: In order to improve the responsiveness of ActiveRain, we are doing a software update at 11am PST. We generally wait until the night to make any software changes, but we want to improve the responsiveness of ActiveRain as quickly as possible for our members. The process should take 10 minutes or so. If you are working on ActiveRain at 11am (6 comments)
Active Adult Communities in Bucks County , Statistics for homes sold in 2011. - 08:03 AM
Active Adult Communities in Bucks County , Statistics for homes sold in 2011 There are homes in all prices and all sizes. They are located in communities with nice amenities. Some have club houses, swimming pool, exercise rooms etc. If you would like to buy a home in 55plus community, the first thing is to determine your price range and the amenities you would like. You can then look in all the communities that offer those amenities in that price range. Here is the summary of homes sold in 2011. There were a total of 187 homes that sold . Township # (0 comments)
One Million Points on Active Rain. What does it stand for ? What does it mean to me ? - 08:42 AM
Active Rain is a large online community of real estate professionals with over 218000 members who network with each other. There are 7810 groups on Active Rain. We can join as many groups as we like based on what we like to learn and share. There is also an online Active Rain University. We receive points for writing posts and also points for comments we make on other posts and for comments that we receive. I have hit the Million point mark and am pleased with it . Real estate is my passion and it shows by the number of posts I (122 comments)
FHA EXTENDS WAIVER OF ANTI-FLIPPING REGULATIONS THROUGH 2012 - 08:35 AM
FHA EXTENDS WAIVER OF ANTI-FLIPPING REGULATIONS THROUGH 2012 The following is HUD’s notice on the extension of the anti-flipping waiver. Home buyers will be able to use FHA financing even when the current ownership is reselling within a short period after taking title. Real estate professionals need to be aware of the requirements and disclose them to prospective purchasers. FHA EXTENDS WAIVER OF ANTI-FLIPPING REGULATIONS THROUGH 2012 WASHINGTON – In an effort to continue stabilizing home values and improve conditions in communities experiencing high foreclosure activity, Acting Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol J. Galante today extended a temporary waiver of (8 comments)
The "WRONG WAY" to List a Home to sell through a SHORT SALE - 11:44 AM
Avoid the Wrong Way in Short Sales Manchester, New Hampshire real estate professional Scott Godzyk provides some very good advice to home sellers that need to obtain short sale approval from their lenders. Financially troubled mortgage borrowers need to take action to protect themselves and their families. As Scott explains, many agents do not have the needed experience and the selection of a listing agent is very important in these situations. If you wish to make comments, please go to the original post so Scott will be able to respond. Happy New Year!
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Peirce du Pont House at Longwood Gardens - 08:59 PM
Peirce du Pont House at Longwood Gardens The Peirce du Pont House at Longwood Gardens is one of the places you will want to explore during the annual holiday display, A Longwood Christmas. Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is one of our favorite travel destinations at any time of the year. The holiday season is a very special time to visit. Take your family, with cameras in hand, for a wonderful experience. Please share photographs from your favorite places in the comments for this post. Happy New Year!
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Port Potomac Woodbridge VA-2011 Detached Home Sales Wrap Up - 07:41 PM
Port Potomac is one of the popular new Prince William County Communities designed and developed in the last few years in Woodbridge VA. Multiple builders including Ryan Homes, Drees Homes, NVR and Kettler Brothers have helped shape Port Potomac. New homes are still being built by Ryan homes and M/I homes at the Reserve at Port Potomac. The neighborhood has a mix of townhouses and detached homes with multiple floor plans. When you first enter the community you can't help but notice the large community center. The community center features a place for neighbors to gather and host special events. The (8 comments)
En 'Slifer, Smith & Frampton' Latinoamerica; Asistimos a Nuestros Clientes Internacionales en todo aspecto de su Inversion - 11:04 AM
Hola a todos y FELIZ 2012!llevo ya mas de 6 años trabajando en Vail, Colorado. Acabo de crear una alianza de negocio con "Slifer, Smith & Frampton", la empresa mas importante de inmuebles en Vail Valley para abrir una division de Latinoamérica. Nuesto enfoque es trabajar con el mercado Internacional y asistirlos en sus inversiones de bienes raices en el area de "Vail Valley" (Vail, Beaver Creek, Avon, Cordillera, Edwards, etc.). Nuestra nueva página la pueden encontrar en http"//www.propiedadesenvail.com. email@example.com. Nosotros lo pondremos en contacto con la empresa "1031 Exchange Experts" que sirven a todos nuestros clientes e inversionistas de bienes raices con (0 comments)
Be ready to write offers on Short Sales if you are a buyer in Murrieta or Temecula.
Are you looking for a newer home in Murrieta – say built after 1998? Do you want at least three bedrooms and do you want the home to be detached – so no condos of townhomes or attached single family homes in gated communities?
Do you want to spend $225,000 or less?
Well here are the facts. On January 4th, 2012 there are 38 homes listed for sale that meet your criteria. Of those 38homes, 4 are (0 comments)
As your local Short Sale Experts, we know that experience counts in every real estate transaction but experience is never more essential than it is in a short sale transaction. Rules are different, deadlines are real and the stakes are much higher than a typical real estate transaction. Our area is full of fantastic Realtors who are good at selling homes, but unfortunately the vast majority of agents are not educated or experienced in handling a short sale transaction.
Our team has been working with Short Sales & Pre-foreclosure (0 comments)
When should I stage my house? Stage now to be ready to list in March - 12:00 PM
When should I stage my house? Stage now to be ready to list in March The phones are ringing with homeowners who plan on listing their houses in early spring. "When should I call if I will list my house in Spring? The answer is now. You should call you home stager 2 months ahead of listing. You need to take advatage of your stagers knowledge and experience in preparing your house for the market. Your stager will walk through your house with you (and your listing agent , if possible) Your stager will explain to you what your pre-staging tasks (0 comments)
You now have the ability to search by zipcode to reveal very specific market data, including Pearland Homes For Sale and other areas of Houston Real Estate. Enter a Zip Code to Get Started Search Now Market Analysis Community Info Local Schools Compare Areas Insider Tips Understand the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay).By comparing these price trends, you'll have a good idea of (1 comments)
Brockton MA Sales for 2011 - 10:48 PM
According to data from the MLS the following facts of record will show that: in the first six months of 2011: 243 homes sold with an average List Price of $170,270 and a final sales price of $164,408 in the last six months : 268 homes sold with an average List Price of $174,352 and a final sales price of $$169,401. These are statistics for single family homes listed and sold in Brockton MA in 2011 through the Multiple Listing Service. (2 comments)
Sugarland Run Homes Worth a Look 1 January 2012 - 01:42 PM
Are you looking for a Townhome priced below $200k or a Single Family Home that you could buy for less than $325k? If so ... You ought to give the Sugarland Run community in Sterling Virginia a serious look. In Sugarland Run there are some Single Family homes for sale priced under $325,000 and, believe it or not, some Townhomes for sale for under $200,000. As you'd expect, some are Short Sales and Foreclosure Homes. Visit www.SugarlandRun.com/forsale.htm to see a complete list of homes for sale in Sugarlandrun. (0 comments)
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