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10 MARKETS MOST LIKELY TO APPRECIATE - 09/14/10 04:20 PM
Forbes magazine turned to real estate research firm Local Market Monitor to figure out which markets have the greatest likelihood of price appreciation because they offer a mix of jobs weighted toward growth industries. These are the top markets, the research company concludes:1. Raleigh-Cary, N.C.2. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas3. Austin-Round Rock, Texas4. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tenn.5. San Antonio, Texas6. Colorado Springs, Colo.7. Albuquerque, N.M.8. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colo.9. Springfield, Mo.10. Indianapolis-Carmel, Ind. Source: Forbes, Francesca Levy (09/13/2010) (4 comments)
This is a Blog About Blogs - 09/10/10 11:01 AM
Of late, it has been my observation a number of blog posts are just so much empty air. Folks must have realized they have not written a blog in a while and have to get something posted. Is it for presence? Is it for points? Who can say. On thing for sure, some of the blog posts are for the most part useless. No information of any kind within the real estate profession. Sure, some are pictures which are nice. However there are other venues to show off one's hobby. Pictures of parades are nice too. However, what do they (20 comments)
PUNS FOR EDUCATED MINDS...if you read slowly enough you'll get most of 'em - 09/07/10 05:05 PM
The author(s) and/or source of these witty items is unknown. They just showed up in my email. After regaining control of myself, thought it a good idea to share. ========================================================================= Puns for Educated Minds 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian. 3. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still. 4. A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class, because it was a weapon of math disruption. (9 comments)
INVASION OF THE BED BUGS!!! SHOULD WE TAKE NOTICE?? - 09/06/10 10:56 AM
Unlike the fanatic global warming panic, the invasion of the bedbug is more close to home so to speak. Should we, as real estate professionals care? Do we know enough to care? What are the liabilities to our clients? These are just a few questions to consider.
These pesky creatures had been famous for being the denizens of fleabag hotels and other less desirable locations. Of late, they have been found in theaters, office buildings and even high brow hotels. They are an ever-growing concern for many folks of all economic ranges. So what do (8 comments)
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