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Want to sell that REO or bankrupcy house? - 07/30/09 02:21 PM
About two months ago, a bankrupcy trustee assigned a house to me to sell. I just wrote a blog about how that works. I had 3-4 offers during that time period I had it listed. The bankrupcy trustee called me and said we are out of time and the judge is giving it back to the mortgage holder. I went out and pulled the sign and got the lockbox. Boy did the calls start coming in! In this market environment many people believe they can literally "steal" a bankrupcy or REO. Sometimes they can on an REO but not usually on (3 comments)
How does a house sell if someone files bankrupcy here in Tennessee? - 07/30/09 02:07 PM
I have sold several REO properties and listed some assignment listings from bankruptcy judge. Let me explain about the assignments from bankruptcy judge. If a person files for bankruptcy here in Tennessee where all their debts disappear they will have to give up their house. The judge will ask the bankruptcy trustee to determine the value of the house(asks for BPO from a Realtor). If that value is more than is owed on the mortgage and the sale will pay commission and pay off mortgage and have money left to pay other creditors then that trustee will be allowed to hire (0 comments)
Dyersburg area Hud foreclosure - 07/29/09 04:13 PM
Peyton Realty just listed another Hud foreclosure here in the Dyersburg Tn area. This home sold back in Dec 2006 for a sales price of $116,500. This Hud foreclosure is a 3 bedroom 2 bath house with 2 car garage. This foreclosure was built in 1998 and includes thermal windows, deck and central heat and air. The unit looks pretty good.n There is tile and carpeted floors.The heated sq footage is about 1475' and garage takes up another 500' or so. The Hud listing says the only repair needed for a government backed loan is a damaged sill plate, joist and (4 comments)
About a year ago, I took my flip video camera out to Dyersburg's Lakewood community and shot some video of the lakes. There are 5 lakes at lakewood with the largest one several acres in size. That lake connects to another lake almost as large. I edited on Mixpo several of the videos but that platform has disappeared so now I have resubmitted 3 of those videos to Youtube and these are now available on my lakewood blog over on the right side. Dyersburg's Lakewood is a great place to live and enjoy the outdoors. My secretary and her husband(my (2 comments)
Whats the hardest thing I have to do as a Realtor? - 07/23/09 04:35 PM
No, it is not all the time I waste with tire house kickers! It's not all the customers I have walk in or call about buying a house and finally I get them into a lender who shows them their 545 credit score. It's not the people who call wanting to rent my listings or ask about owner financing or if we need the listing yard mowed. I admit I get tired of explaining to my wife about clients who have been preapproved but have jumped ship with another realtor or bought a for sale by owner. It is not even (12 comments)
Another song to celebrate who we belong to - 07/23/09 03:41 PM
I just wanted to share one more song with you that touches my heart everytime I sing or listen to it. With all the garbage on tv and in newspapers, just listen to this good news about whom we serve and what our main focus in life should be. We serve an awesome God and won't it be awesome when we get to heaven and worship him all the time! (4 comments)
This is the air I breathe-Hillsongs - 07/23/09 03:35 PM
I ran across this on Youtube and thought the video and lyrics are great. We have a song leader at church who likes to sing contemporary songs but he has not lead us in this one yet. Maybe this will help get us into the weekend:) Hope you enjoy this as much as I have:) (3 comments)
Pine Hill Subdivision or more formally called Pine Hill Estates is a mid range priced subdivision in Newbern,Tn only about 8 miles northeast of Dyersburg Tennessee. This is a beautiful fairly new subdivision where house values range from $100,000 up to $165,000. Currently, I believe there are about 4-5 homes for sale(as of today) in this area with one of them being new construction. To search for homes for sale in Pine Hill Subdivision just click this Pine Hill Subdivision link. Carousel Realty just closed the sale on a home at 900 Sugar Pine for a purchase price of (1 comments)
Dyersburg apartment rentals and home rentals - 07/22/09 02:07 PM
Are you moving to the Dyersburg area and need a rental? You have come to the right place. Carousel Realty and Frazier Properties have over 80 residential rental units. We offer short term rentals and long term rentals. The agents at Carousel Realty have at their disposal the ability to get their clients into one of these rental units for a short term while they search for a home to purchase. Perhaps you are moving to the Dyersburg Tn area for a period of 1-3 years and never plan to purchase. We also have you covered. Although we have several rental (2 comments)
Another picture from our Alaskan adventure! - 07/22/09 11:03 AM
My wife and I took an inside passage cruise then a land tour up through Alaska to Fairbanks. My favorite place during our almost two weeks in Alaska was Denali National Park and Refuge. Not only did we see Caribu(picture below) but we also saw Moose, Grizzly bears, Doll Sheep,Golden Eagles and smaller animals including the Horseshoe Hare. We were in the park on a bus for about 4 hours and this was the best part of the whole trip! (5 comments)
Almost Wordless Wednesday picture! - 07/22/09 10:43 AM
A couple of months ago, I took my wife on an Alaskan trip. I wrote several posts about our adventure. Do not remember sharing this picture with you but I took this just north of Fairbanks and the Alaskan pipeline here was above ground but 20 yards further north it goes back underground. (3 comments)
Reflections on a post I did on 1-25-08 - 07/21/09 03:33 PM
Back in January 2008 I wrote a post about catering to the search engines.I confess this post was inspired by the results I was seeing Missy Caulk and others getting from localism posts. I had forgotten about this post until a spammer hit it with a comment and before I could erase the comment an activerainer commented on it as well with a legitimate comment. The reason I bring this up is because I got an e-mail a couple of days ago from a guy wanting me to list his lot in Lakewood Subdivision. Lakewood is a community with 5 lakes (22 comments)
Growing a garden takes perseverence and hard work. Everyday I have to take the hoe and chop weeds and grass that is trying to take the nutrients from the plants. I could preach a sermon on this line of thought but I want this to take another direction. I also have to water the garden at least every other day to keep the plants alive until rain comes that makes the plants grow. Every year my brother also grows a garden but about July 1st he gets tired (9 comments)
Getting you ready for the weekend with a "Spiritual Song" - 07/17/09 03:08 PM
We have a young fellow at church that gets to lead singing occasionally and he always trys to lead us in contemporary spiritual songs. One of his favorites and becoming one of my favorites is "You are Holy(Prince of Peace)".
I hope you enjoy this as much as I do:)
Looking to move from a heavily taxed state to lower taxed state? - 07/16/09 11:12 AM
The news today stated that many are leaving states such as California because of the heavy tax burden placed on residents. I would like to personally invite those people to the state of Tennessee because we have no state income tax and the cost of living is one of the best in the country. I would like to encourage you to move to west Tennessee and specifically to Dyersburg,Tennessee. If you are looking for good schools, good doctors and hospital, accessibility to shopping, great churches and great people then look no further than Dyersburg,Tennessee. Our crime rate is low and community (1 comments)
"Resurrected" group needs spiritually minded individuals! - 07/10/09 04:32 PM
Back when I joined Activerain in May 07 there was a group named spiritual rain. The name intrigued me so I went to the group and started reading posts and got hooked. About a year later that group disappeared and as of today I still do not know why. I really loved the "christian" posts and encouragement many gave me in their posts. I joined several other christian based groups but kept thinking that something was missing from Activerain. That something was the group Spiritual Rain. About 6-8 weeks ago, I resurrected that group and started inviting like minded people to (6 comments)
Change my heart O God! - 07/10/09 02:56 PM
Just wanted to help you get a jump on a great weekend with a great spiritual song. This is also one of my favorites. I often pray that God would change my heart and make me more like him. I am not sure of who the author is! I hope you enjoy! (5 comments)
Lord I lift your name on High! - 07/10/09 12:09 PM
A couple of nights ago, my wife and I drove to Henderson,Tennessee to Freed Hardeman University. This is where I graduated. My two daughters 12yrs and 15yrs old are there this week for "Horizons" which is a college for kids. Each night the kids are required to go to the auditorium for signing and a lesson and we attended that with them. Some of the songs touched my heart. Here is one of them written by Rick Founds in 1989. Enjoy!
Dyersburg Tn Real Estate Market Conditions as of July 9th, 2009 - 07/09/09 03:35 PM
It appears that the real estate market in Dyersburg,Tennessee is starting to turn. I pulled the MLS data that compared Jan 1 - July 9th 2008 to Jan 1 - July 9th 2009. Single Family Homes Quantity sold 09 (108) vs 08 (189) Volume sold 09 ($11,311,050) vs 08 ($20,971,729) Average sales price 09 ($104,731) vs 08 ($110,961) median sales price 09 ($89,450) vs 08 ($95,000) Quantity active 09 (490 listings) vs 08 (644 listings) From just these numbers the number of single family homes sales have dropped from last year by 81units Average sales price has dropped from last (3 comments)
Have you noticed "no down time" at Activerain? - 07/07/09 05:03 PM
I joined Activerain back in May of 2007. Let me tell you I was a bit overwhelmed with information overload. There were(and still are) so many talented bloggers and real estate professionals. Because of the learning potential, I spent alot of time on Activerain mostly reading and trying to apply the new acquired knowledge. With all the positives going on there was only one negative that affected me. Sometimes I would try to get on Activerain and the server would be down. Or, I would be finishing up a post and go to hit save and the server would be down. (46 comments)
Dyersburg Tn real estate-Happy 4th of July Holiday to you! - 07/03/09 11:52 AM
Every year, many people come to Dyersburg,Tennessee to celebrate the 4th of July holiday with family and friends. Some of these people plan to move "back" to Dyersburg and they look around for houses while visiting relatives here. Last year, my websites, mikefrazier4homes.com, dyersburgrealestate.com, and dyersburgrealestate.info had record traffic from people looking to relocate to the Dyersburg area. Many that come also jump on Google and search the term Dyersburg real estate or Dyersburg homes for sale. Not only do my websites come up near the top but many times one of my blogs like this one also pops up. If (3 comments)
Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord! - 07/02/09 05:00 PM
Today while working this song kept coming up in my spirit. I have to say that it is one of my favorites. Just listen to the words. Won't it be wonderful when we get to praise our Lord all the time in his presence:) Shining in the light of his glory! Phillips, Craig and Dean sure have a great song here: (3 comments)
Dyersburg Tn real estate market conditions July 2, 2009 - 07/02/09 03:40 PM
After what has seemed as an eternity(actually just a few months) the real estate market here in Dyersburg Tn has turned the corner. We are still seeing alot of foreclosures but we are also selling "regular sale" homes as well. Because Dyersburg is a regional shopping and business area, many people are still relocating to the Dyersburg Tn area for jobs. I am seeing the biggest influx of new employees coming in to work at our local hospital. I blogged earlier about a new cardiac wing opening up so many are coming in to work there. I have personally worked with (1 comments)
New Bible verse for my marque in front of my office - 07/01/09 05:30 PM
Periodically I ask for help from Christians here in Activerain for scripture for my marque in front of my office. Today, I noticed that my secretary sent out a e-mail memo to all my agents but it had this scripture on it.
The blessing of the Lord makes one rich, and he adds no sorrow with it! Prov 10:22
Just let that sink in:) Have a happy and blessed 4th of July holiday! (7 comments)
On June 29th, 2009 Carousel Realty and Security Bank teamed up and conducted a first time home buyer seminar. We had door prizes, food and refreshments. Although we did not have a hugh turnout, the food was good and the different speakers were second to none. I introduced our different speakers beginning with Richard Boone from Security Bank. Richard briefly explained some of the mortgages that his bank has available but said the most popular right now is the Rural Development loan. It is the only loan product(except VA) that is 100% financing. This loan product is called Great Start/Great (0 comments)
The purpose of this blog will be to discuss the market conditions in the Dyersburg Tennessee area of west Tennessee. There will lots of useful information for buyers, sellers, bankers and other users of Dyersburg real estate information. I will also often quote other professionals.
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