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Real Estate … Siblings …. And The Estate - 11/29/11 07:28 AM
Real Estate … Siblings …. And The Estate Other than taxes there is only one other thing that can be counted on in this life. When that occurs, families can experience many challenges, most packed with emotion. Hence ... Real Estate … Siblings …. And The Estate. In the case of the last parent passing, the children are faced with closing the estate… together. In a perfect world this would be a way to heal, bring closure to the family, and create new family memories. Unfortunately, not everyone processes death in the same manner and that often contributes to the challenge (2 comments)
Thanks And Gratitude For This Time Of Year - 11/25/11 04:12 PM
Thanks And Gratitude For This Time Of Year Thanks And Gratitude For This time Of Year! It’s time for thankful reflections of gratitude. We are thankful for the continued ultra low interest rates that are enabling many to buy a home. We are thankful for Confident Buyers and Realistic Sellers. Real estate Agents that are helping Buyers and Sellers gain perspective to navigate these challenging times and not whining as they help them accomplish their goals. We are thankful for the opportunity that young families can achieve and enjoy the American Dream of home ownership due to today’s low prices. For (7 comments)
Free Holiday Meals Thanks to RE/MAX Realty Affiliates and the Carson Valley Inn! - 11/24/11 10:09 PM
Free Holiday Meals Thanks to RE/MAX Realty Affiliates and the Carson Valley Inn! Carson Valley is receiving a nice Holiday gift again this year from the agents of RE/MAX Realty Affiliates and the Carson Valley Inn! RE/MAX Realty Affiliates have chosen to for go their Annual Christmas Party and put the monies from that event towards a Holiday Dinner for those in need throughout the community. Six Hundred Holiday Dinner Gift Cards will be distributed through an assortment of non-profit and charitable organizations including area Churches and Douglas County based community-assist services to families in need of a Holiday boost. The (0 comments)
A First For Me! Moldy ... Moldy ... Moldy! - 11/19/11 10:22 PM
Moldy Moldy Moldy! A First For Me! Moldy ... Moldy ... Moldy! Received a new assignment for an REO ... Yeah! Love those listings ... they pop in and we sell them! Usually that is the case! Not today! Today we got "Moldy... Moldy ... Moldy!" In all my years I haven't seen such a bad case. I'm quite interested to see what the professional say about this one. the mold is so bad it's even growing on the cabinets and the asset preservation company told me that they see a marked increase since they first visited the house a few (10 comments)
Lesson on being green --- we old people recycled before there was a word for it! - 11/19/11 09:36 PM
Pacita ... well ... that just about sums it up! There is a marked difference between those days and these days! I remember all that you wrote and more! In my childhood we were not as disposable (diaper especially) ... today everything is made to use and disguard and we don't give it a second thought! I loved this blog and recommend it to everyone! Via Pacita Dimacali - ePRO, SRES, CDPE, MBA Alain Pinel in Alameda County CA (Alain Pinel): A lesson on this Eco-Green Stuff! (as shared on the internet by a senior citizen) Checking out at the store, the young (1 comments)
You Hired Someone To Write Your Website Content-Now What - 11/19/11 09:13 PM
This happened to me ... we have an article that we wrote about 5 years ago about Homesteading you home in Nevada. We have blogged it on various sites and it's been published and updated in local publications many time. When I contacted the agent she was mortified! Not only was she sorry about the mistake but she was hopping mad because she had paid a pretty price for the "right" to use the article. They ended up pressing charges against the individual ... who by the way was an ActiveRain member. Via Cindy Jones-Northern Virginia Real Estate & Military Relocation Services (7 comments)
The Residential Real Estate Appraisal And Its Purpose - 11/17/11 10:15 PM
The Residential Real Estate Appraisal And Its Purpose The Residential Real Estate Appraisal and Its Purpose. The residential real estate appraisal is a key component to many real estate transactions. If you are getting a loan it is imperative that the home “appraise” or you might find your loan terms modified. If it doesn’t “appraise” … demonstrate a fair market value at least as high the price of your offer … then you may find you will have to add money, or try to renegotiate the sales price with your Seller in order to close your loan and complete your purchase. (1 comments)
Internet Home Value Calculators - How Accurate Are They? - 11/17/11 10:18 AM
Myrl ... You said it so well! This is and continues to be a major problem in our area. There is not rhyme or reason for what these auto "valueators" do and yet they pop in and out of our lives regularly! Next to "Robo" signing this has got to be the worst abuse of technology that we have ever experienced! A great blog ... Everyone should read it! Via Myrl Jeffcoat (Real Living Great West Real Estate): Occasionally, I will hear or read comments from homebuyers, homeowners, sellers and real estate professionals, about the value and use of online housing calculators that (0 comments)
Sunday mind teaser - find the hidden colors - 11/13/11 11:43 AM
I must admit ... this is fun. It's way too early on a Sunday morning for me to do this quickly but it is rather a challenge and I will do it ... if I have trouble I'll get my grandson to help! Thanks very much to Juli Vosmik for this fun post! Via Juli Vosmik - Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739 (Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ): Can you find the eleven hidden colors in the following paragraph: Many injured animals are invited to live at the 'Toronto Range'. Stop in kangaroo corner and marvel at the lovely creatures (3 comments)
Think Of Selling When Buying A Home - 11/10/11 11:31 PM
Think Of Selling When Buying A Home You’ve negotiated a great price on a home and you’re ready to buy … Stop and Think Of Selling When Buying A Home. It has everything you want right now in a home, but is it a good investment? To be a good investment, it should not only serve your wants and needs well while you live in it, but it should also be something that makes financial sense when you sell. As you find and buy a home you should always think about how you are going to get out of it. Will (5 comments)
What Am I Really Thankful For? - 11/08/11 09:36 PM
What am I really Thankful for? I’m Thankful for wonderful moments spent with those that make our lives special and give us the “Why” in why we do it! In March we lost our oldest son … a very unhappy event that marked the end to years of struggle with addiction. While Adam beat the monsters off and on, he was never really quite able to leave drugs and alcohol out of his life. Tragically, it all ended on March 5th of this year. It’s been a long long road back for our family. His twin sister and little brother, (9 comments)
Do You Create Your Own Stress? - 11/01/11 10:09 PM
Tremendous Blog ... So True and so very to the point! I really enjoyed reading this post and will recommend it to others! You have zeroed in on the real situation that many deal with daily! Thank You! Everyone ... enjoy this great blog! Via Nikki and Chris Buckelew (NikkiandChris.com): For all the high-achievers out there who aren’t giving themselves enough credit for their accomplishments. For those who are isolating themselves in the name of a goal. And for those who are trying to become a version of themselves that someone else has designed. A little over a year ago, I (5 comments)
Lisa Wetzel and Jim Valentine have been selling real estate in Northern Nevada over 33 years. They work at RE/MAX Realty Affiliates in Gardnerville, Nevada. All blog entries are based on their combined experience working daily as top producing real estate agents in their market. Feel free to post your questions or comments.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.