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Northumberland, NH - 07/24/12 01:34 PM
Northumberland, NH (aka Groveton)is a small northern NH town with a current population of around 2,500. Our cozy community is undergoing some current changes. The long standing Groveton Paper mills will soon be taken down with the exception of a couple of rail warehouse buildings. There are a few interesting possibilities for future companies at that site. Next up it sounds like Dollar General is making some headway with coming to the community. Properties are priced to sell, opportunity is everywhere. Our school are terrific and the time is now. Lear more about Northumberland at http://www.nh.com/nh/towns/northumberland Thinking about going into business for (2 comments)
Just Do Something......It Will Come - 07/23/12 12:01 PM
Melissa is so right with her post, set goals, set a plan and stick with it... Kudo's Melissa please give her blog a read and see if you agree. Via Melissa Stahl, Realtor Exit Realty Capital Area (Central PA Realtor): Just Do Something......It Will Come
I just wanted to write a short encouraging blog. I haven't had much time to blog since the beginning of the year....I've been a little busy. I hope your year has seen a lot of activity in your Real Estate World. I set a goal this year of completing 50 transactions and taking 52 new listings. (2 comments)
Yes, Your Kitty is Cute But Still a Distraction! - 07/18/12 07:34 AM
Randy posted a great blog about a showing that involved the owners pet cat... Pets are a distraction I think we can all relate to this case scenario... Thanks for Sharing Randy. Via Randy Ostrander-Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI (Lake and Lodge Realty LLC ): Yes, Your Kitty is Cute But Still a Distraction. We have all shown the house that had the adorable pet that stayed during the showing simply because it wasn't mean so why move it. Someitmes no matter how much we beg and plead sellers don't get the whole "Distraction" thing. Basically if my (0 comments)
...And to the Republic for which it stands... - 07/17/12 07:36 AM
This blog should be in the minds of every true American today and everyday. Stand up for what you believe and what our founding fathers intended. Thanks Bob and Bonnie Horning for spelling this out... Via Bob & Bonnie Horning (Homes and Land of Lancaster County): Remember saying the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag when you were in school? Then you are old. My children barely remember it from grade school. I think it's been wiped out in many public schools. I remember it being one of the first things we had to memorize in the 1st grade. I can't remember the (0 comments)
Our Need to Educate the Public - 07/14/12 05:55 AM
This is just to important not to share, Most of us are aware of this hidden Real .estate tax others are not. Make informed decisions when you vote. Via Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore (Keller Williams Ocean County): I recently received this email from a client: "When does your home become part of your health care? After 2012! Your vote counts big time in 2012, make sure you and all your friends and family know about this ! HOME SALES TAX I thought you might find this interesting, -- maybe even SICKENING! The National Association of Realtors is all over this and working to get (2 comments)
How to Take a Home Inventory of Your Possessions - 07/12/12 11:31 AM
Hal Tennant of Tennessee posted this aid blog about taking a home inventory and storing the list. Everyone should have their inventory of things saved in a safe place. Good post Hal thanks for sharing. Via Hal Tennant - Get a Zero Down Mortgage - How to buy a home with no money down (HomeTown Lenders): Take a look at your homeowner’s insurance – specifically the coverage amount listed under the heading “personal property.” Is it enough to reimburse you in case of a loss? Oh, and that dollar amount does NOT include luxury items like jewelry, art, high-end electronics, hobby-type collections, (1 comments)
Save on Fuel - Go Programable - 07/09/12 12:02 PM
People seem to think that if they lower their thermostats when they are at work and rising them when they are home will make the boiler work harder to bring the home up to temperature but in reallity it does not and can save a good amount of money on the heating expenses. Upgrading the thermostates in a home to programmable takes the memory out of the task of lowering or raising the temp. You can pre-set temps for various times of the day for a full week and the cycle will just repeat itself until it is altrered. So you (2 comments)
Real Estate Agent Conflict of Interest... - 07/06/12 08:34 AM
Mike and Eve Alenander have a great post on the Conflict of interest ( Dual Agency) I felt they did a super job and I wanted to give them more exposure. Please read their blog. Via Buyers Broker of Florida : Real Estate Agent Conflict of Interest... CONFLICT OF INTEREST in Real Estate is a misunderstood, down played, and ignored aspect of a real estate transaction...
Conflict of Interest is a dirty little secret, that is rarely talked about, not acknowledged and for sure never admitted.
Conflict of interest is a situation in which a real estate agent in a position of trust, has competing professional or (1 comments)
Thanks so much for considering me as your List Agent, but... - 07/05/12 06:30 AM
I like they way Kim does business, She is a girl of my own heart when it comes to this. Kudos, Kim. I reblogged this becuase I agree with Kim's line of thinking. Via Kimberley Kelly (HK Lane, Christie's International Affiliate, 760-285-3578): Got a call yesterday. "We're interested in listing our home at Beautiful World CC because we just don't have time to come down from Canada much any more." I thank them, find out they found me online, are not with a Realtor at the moment, and have a few questions??? 1. How much is your fee to sell it for us? (1 comments)
The Price Is Right And Time Is Ticking - 07/05/12 06:21 AM
Mike Has a very good post about Price Summer is here, usually the best buying season, so sellers need to make sure they are favorable in the market, I hope you like Mike's blog post. Via Michael Hobbs (PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy): While it is only the beginning of July and summer has just fully begun for most kids, it is already time for parents to start planning for back to school activities. Specifically, if a parent is planning to send their kids back to school, but in a new school district, then they would ideally like to be situated in their new (0 comments)
Buyers - Hire an Inspector - 07/05/12 05:53 AM
I try to encourage home inspections to both sellers and buyers. If presented correctly both parties will see the value in having this inspection completed. For the buyers ask them if they would purchases a second hand car without a test drive. Most will say No. Buying a home without knowing if the components are all functioning the way they are should would also be a big mistake. I tell them it is their right and responsibility to have a home inspected. They get a full report of the home and how the inspector views each facet for functionality. If for (4 comments)
Helpful Hint- Which side of the pump? - 07/03/12 01:44 PM
Nw to the Rain Terry Blocher on her first post ever gave me some information that I did not know until today. How many of you knew this...
Welcome Terry for NC to AR I think she will be sharing a lot more in the future. Via Terry Blocher (The Outer Banks Real Estate Company): How many of you out there must think hard and fast to remember which side of your car the gas tank is on when you pull up to the pump? For some this is an automatic response; for others like me it takes a second before it (1 comments)
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