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real estate: 2008 off to a great start - 01/10/08 11:23 PM
If the activity I've seen in the first 10 days of 2008 is any indication I think we are off to a strong year. I've had multiple showings on listing that I have, I've gotten several internet leads -- One on New Years Day! I've got several clients tooling around my website saving their favorite listings. It appears people are looking again and hopefully with interest rates in the low 6 high 5's they will be ready to jump off the fence that found so comfortable sitting on last year. I've talked to other agents and they are equally busy showing (3 comments)
real estate: CC City Broiler - THE PLACE TO EAT - 01/09/08 11:50 PM
I know most that read this won't care too much about Columbia, MO, however, I just had the BEST meal of my life. I lived in the Chicago area for many year as a newlywed. My husband and I sampled various places and I must say this is BEST MEAL I HAVE HAD IN MY LIFE CC City Broiler on Forum in Columbia, MO. It was an excellent meal in a quick time frame. We were in an out in one hour and 15 minutes. I had the filet which was pheonomenoal! If you are in Columbia, or from Columbia you must (0 comments)
Remodeled within last 2 years this walk-out ranch is magnificent! Incredible Kitchen -- custom wood cabinets, tile counters, and tile backsplash. All appliances, washer/dryer convey, Large master suite features walk-in closets plus master bath with stand alone shower, jetted tub and partially tiled walls. Completely fenced backyard, tiered planting garden and large deck are waiting for your Spring enjoyment. The 3 bed, 2.5 bath home is located in SW at a very affordable price of only $134,900. April Ferrao - 424-2512 (0 comments)
real estate: Re/Max on History Channel - 12/02/07 12:39 AM
For those interested at 7:00 AM Central time Sunday Dec 2 there will be a 1/2 program with an interview with Dave Liniger about the start up of Re/Max. The program will air on the History Channel on the program entitled History's Business. If you can't catch it then or tape it check out the History Channel website for additional showings of the program. (4 comments)
real estate: Update from NAR - Thursday -- Hispanic Markets - 11/15/07 11:19 PM
Today's favorite speaker was Brenda who spoke about the Hispanic Market. Do you know that 40% of baby boomers are in the Hispanic Segment. That is HUGE! Do you need to speak Spanish or be of Hispanic origin to target this segment? NO! provide them with what they want and need and they will be your clients for LIFE. Better yet, they will refer their friends to you! An overview in General. Those people age 30-87 want information provided to them. The older crowd need you to walk (talk) them through the information, the mid set want you to provide them with paperwork (2 comments)
real estate: NAR - 11/08/07 01:33 AM
Off to National Association of Realtors convention next week in Sin City (Las Vegas). Not only is the location great, but the learning opportunities will be phenominal. I think this is a very important event that anyone who is serious about this chosen profession should attend. I've worked in various aspects for the last 23 years, but always held to the belief that you have to have a passion for what you do and do what you do the best possible regardless of what the payment is. I'm serious about this and just eat up everything related to Real Estate. I'll (2 comments)
real estate: Great Client Experience - 11/04/07 10:53 PM
I just have to write about this amazing experience. I obtained my license in late 2005 in April 2006 I met some clients from Alaska who wanted to relocate. They found a home, closed and decided not to relocate. They decided to rent the home out, which I took care of and managed for them. This year they decided they wanted to relocate and purchase a business in the area. We will close on that in January, in the meantime they decided they wanted to purchase an additional home to live in, since the first was rented out. (Yes that is (0 comments)
real estate: Tons of Space Not Tons of Money - 10/23/07 12:15 AM
Only 199,900 Looking for a great value on a 3 car garage with 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, and walk-in closets? Then come see 5109 Melissa. This full two story home on a walk-out basement is only 2 years old and is sure to please. In addition to the tons of space, you are sure to enjoy barbeques on your deck backing to a partially wooded lot. Call April at 424-2512 for your private tour today or visit her website at http://www.aprilbringsuhome.com/ to view a virtual tour and other listings. (0 comments)
real estate: For the first time home buyer -- How does the process work anyway? - 10/02/07 09:38 PM
Buying a home can be a delightful yet stressful situation. However, the first-time home buyer has the fear of the unknown. You may have questions about how the whole process works? How do you make an offer? What happens if it is accepted, countered or rejected? Do you have to pay an agent? What sort of expenses can you expect to incur? You may have started your search on the Internet. 80% of home buyers start their search on the internet. Once you contact an agent to discuss looking for home, they will should speak with you about two things: In Missouri they are (1 comments)
When you build a Riley home you know that it is quality through and throuh. This is quality new construction complete with hand scraped wood-plank cherry floors, tile, gigantic gourmet kitchen with Bosch gas range, over-sized refrigerator, stone fireplace in living room to ceiling, large master suite with separate zen pebble tile shower with massaging jets, oversized jetted tub. Garage is over-sized 2-car with 9' carriage doors. Extra storage is available off the bonus room. Enjoy entertaining on the deck with built-in gas grill. This home has all the bells and wistles. Visit www.aprilbringsuhome.com for more details. (0 comments)
Have it ALL! Located in Thornbrook this home features lake access complete with single garage door for quick boat storage in back. 5 bed, 4 1/2 bath, main floor master, office, formal dining, great room with wet bar, stone gas/wood burning fireplace. Plus nearly 1000 sq ft unfinished storage! An easy transition, the Home Inspection and Termite inspection have already been done! Plus additional painting in some rooms. You can't miss this opportunity for Waterfront living at it's finest in Thornbrook. (0 comments)
real estate: Correction - 09/30/07 01:25 AM
So I guess I will finally cave and say that the market it correcting itself. Here in Columbia, MO we have been pretty isolated from that fact since really real estate is loca. Lately we have seen a down turn in the 300-400 range of sales. Which is fine except there are so many of those on the market. Still a great time for first home buyers though. There are a lot of great homes out there in the 125-200 range. A great opportunity for those looking to purchase thier first home. What have other around the county in similar local's (0 comments)
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