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lanette branch: Superbowl-Bound, Baby! - 01/31/13 08:19 AM
Yes, indeed! Our beloved Baltimore Ravens are headed to N'awlins and the town has literally turned purple. It's been fun snapping pics of the many "vignettes in purple" throughout the town. This latest one was spotted on my way home from picking up my daughter from school. Hilarious, don't cha think?
Glad I snapped the photo when I did since it was gone the next morning! Hope no one at the Harford County Government Office on Aging got in trouble for using the potty in public. Whoa, did I just say that out loud?
There are 427 active listings in Bel Air, Maryland (21014, 21015) and 125 under-contract listings. That's a heck of a lot of competition.
WHEN DECIDING WHERE TO LIST YOUR HOME FOR SALE, CONSIDER SOMEONE WITH PROVEN RESULTS WHO IS PASSIONATE ABOUT REAL ESTATE!
Outstanding Agents! Outstanding Results!
lanette branch: Back to the Basics - 04/12/11 12:06 PM
It's back to the basics for me. There are some basic tools we learned to use in Real Estate 101 and now is the time to pull out the tool bag. Gotta check my arsenal. While it's true that the times they are a changin', it's also true that the basics of real estate are ever tried and true. Old school real estate transactions are still the way to go. There are a few tweaks here and there, yes- more sophisticated marketing for those listings (virtual tours, QR codes), phones that do everything just short of calling themselves (wait, I think (5 comments)
They all mean the same thing - distressed property - and it could mean a good deal for today's savvy buyer. This past week, 1 buyer took advantage of the opportunity to purchase one of these deals and closed on a bank-owned property in Bel Air, MD...
49 OAK CREST CT - listed for $159,900, sold for 97% of list price ($155,000) - is located in Bright Oaks off of Rte. 924 and within walking (0 comments)
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and I concur.
If I tell you how great my seller's home is, I just might pique your interest to find out more. However, if I show you how great that same home is...well, um...the possibilities are endless.
It's really all in the presentation, folks. It's the showing, the physical evidence of something quite fantastic. It's the kind of marketing that sets one listing agent apart from the rest. What I am outlining here is the (2 comments)
lanette branch: Yet Another Referral! - 03/09/11 12:46 PM
I am truly loving ActiveRain! I Just received yet another referral from a fellow Rainer and I am too pleased. I've received so many referrals from AR that I've lost count (O.K., I'm exaggerating a little, since I do know how many - lots!). Anyways, just wanted to check in with a thumbs up for ActiveRain and all the awesome folks that make AR what it is. (1 comments)
SAVE THE DATE Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 4:30 PM _______________________________________
It's PURPLE FRIDAY in Bel Air, Maryland - actually, all over Maryland - and black and purple outfits are de rigueur!*. _____ It's a football town that is supporting their team to the hilt; purple-lit buildings here, purple-draped buildings there, purple-purple everywhere! _____ It's the Courtster, rockin' her black and purple and the Sydster , who couldn't even find one of her many jerseys to rock (12 year-old 'tween with a room to match - eh...) _____ It's a third - yes, third; I didn't mumble! - meeting (4 comments)
lanette branch: ACME Supermarket Closing In February - 01/12/11 01:02 PM
Woe is me. Just got the 'breaking news' via WMAR's notification to my BlackBerry a few days ago and I am truly distraught. The scoop is that ACME's Fallston, Maryland location - at the intersection of Belair Road and 152/Mountain Road - is set to close its doors by the end of February.
Since becoming the self-proclaimed Crazy Coupon Lady of Bel Air, ACME has been a true godsend for me and my family. The deals have been phenomenal.
Can't say that I'm at all surprised at the closing, though. The place truly looks like the land that (4 comments)
It's vicious out there. And surely you've heard: Buyer's Market, dear Seller An idea quite absurd. Homes are sitting for eons It's all in the News Today's 3 inch headline?
SELLERS SINGIN' THE BLUES
Information abounds On how you can sell: Mow the lawn, rake the leaves, Fix that pesky door bell. Paint the rooms, clear the clutter, Doggycare for Scruffy, Clean the carpets, lose the pictures (9 comments)
There are a total of 374 homes that are currently FOR SALE in Bel Air, MD 56% are detached single family homes, 28% are townhomes, and 16% are condos. Asking prices range from $25,191 to $1,680,000. __________
The inventory is abundant; there's something for everyone's taste and budget. What to buy? Choose from a 17 yr-old, 5 bedroom colonial priced at a cool $1.68 mil to a 24 yr-old 2 bedroom mobile home (0 comments)
Don't clean up Hire a cheap REALTOR Don't request professional photos Don't post a sign Don't stage your home Cook tuna before each showing Don't turn on the lights or make sure lamps have bulbs. Buyers like mood lighting. Don't mow the lawn. Buyers like GREEN. GREEN is "in" right now. Don't fix the leaks Allow Fluffy free reign. He's a part of the family and it's his house too. Buyers like "family-friendly" homes. Limit show times. You have a life to live. Buyers need (5 comments)
lanette branch: BRAC Buyer? - Harford County Has Some Great Properties Available! - 01/06/11 02:22 PM
If you are a BRAC family looking to buy in in Harford County, Maryland, make sure you align yourself with an agent who can get you the info you need to make an informed decision. Whether you're relocating to the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) location in Aberdeen or Edgewood, you should know that there is a plethora of great properties available for sale; don't limit your search to just the Aberdeen or Edgewood area. Be sure to check out Bel Air, Churchville, Abingdon, Belcamp/Riverside, Forest Hill, Fallston, and Kingsville...just to name a few. Below is one of those great properties. This one (0 comments)
Hi, I'm Lanette and I'm a self-confessed workaholic. I'm in need of a break/some downtime/a vacation so I will l be intermittently unavailable all week. This one is looong overdue. Trust me on that. Yet, I've got lots to do while I'm here. Yep...I'm smack dab in the middle of it already! While I'm here... I gotta check in on Harry to make sure all's well. HARRY POTTER AT UNIVERAL STUDIOS-ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE I (5 comments)
lanette branch: Where in the World is Lanette Branch? - 08/17/10 01:31 AM
Hi, I'm Lanette and I'm a self-confessed workaholic. I'm in need of a break/some downtime/a vacation so I will l be intermittently unavailable all week. This one is looong overdue. Trust me on that. Yet, I've got lots to do while I'm here. Yep...I'm smack dab in the middle of it already! While I'm here... I gotta check in on Harry to make sure all's well. I absolutely must get my girls to poolside karaoke on time. I gotta warn my golf-loving hubby to steer clear of any water hazards, for fear of losing a limb! ...and I certainly can't be late for (3 comments)
That's right, I said it. Zillow - It's for entertainment purposes ONLY! Type in an address, any address, wind 'er up and let 'er go! BAM! Your home is worth: 500,000 Yours? 437,000 And yours? MAKE ME AN OFFER! Go ahead, make me an offer! I dare ya. Ok, Z...I just bought all new appliances. I want 15,000 extra for those. They're top o' the line. The salesman said so. So, I"ll take ummm, er....say, 349,999 for mine. Nine rhymes with mine. Ha! BAM! Seller says 349,999 going once, twice...SOLD for 192,500**
Lowest priced of the 4 is 101 J Nichols St. in Hearthstone listed at $189K and sold at $182K built in 2006, this 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, 1663 sqft, condo was on the market for 30 days before being scooped up on Friday, August 6th. $7000 from the bank helped the buyer close on this one.
Highest priced is 1306 Willow Chase Dr in Willow Chase listed at $749K and sold at (1 comments)
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