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Real Estate in Grand Junction picks up momentum. - 10/29/11 06:48 PM
Article from our local Grand Junction newspaper the Daily Sentinel Real estate sales pick up momentum More sold, at higher prices, than same period last year By Mike Wiggins Friday, October 28, 2011 The Mesa County real estate market continued to show signs of stabilizing and improving in the third quarter, as the number of real estate sales surged over the same time past year while sales prices flattened following a steady decline the last two years. There were 789 sales of all types of real estate in July, August and September, a 28 percent increase over the same three months in (1 comments)
Professional Baseball comes to Grand Junction Colorado - 10/22/11 10:51 AM
Grand Junction is a baseball town. We host JUCO the college world series. Supluzio Statium has been the venue for years. This year the statium is being renovated. The renovation will add a new pressbox and hospitility suites and add new seats. The $8.3 million is exspected to completed in May, in time for the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Grand Junctions support of JUCO spurred the Munforts co owners of the Colorado Rockies to move their minor league team from Casper Wyoming to Grand Junction. There will be 30 games played at home. The schudule has been arrange to (5 comments)
Key West Florida prepares for a big party Fantasy Fest - 10/19/11 02:57 PM
October 21 to 30 is when Key West Florida puts on or takes off party clothes! Fantasy Fest is not your kids Halloween Parade. Key West is at it's rowdiest. People dance in the streets and party hardy. This was not always the case. The end of October was a slow time for merchants. In 1978 I had a clothing store on Front St. across from the main Conch Train Station. Business was bad in September but by the time October rolled around merchants were broke and hungry. A bunch of us merchants got together and thought up this public relations (1 comments)
People ask me how I do it! Sell Real Estate in Key West Florida and Grand Junction Colorado o - 10/16/11 01:04 PM
The real Estate business is fun for me. I made my business to suit me. I have always lived in Florida for 6 months and somewhere cool for 6 months. Somewhere "cool" is a double endendre (duel meaning). The two meanings are "cool" being temperature and the second being well "cool". Thus a life style unique to most but common to a few. I love to work! I always have. Real Estate was the solution to the boredom of early retirement. I could work in Colorado and in Florida. Both places I love and know well. The Internet and the (3 comments)
Buyer frustrated over the mortgage process in Key West Florida. - 10/15/11 05:39 PM
Buyers are becoming frustrated with the mortgage process. Many buyers cannot get credit because of the tight credit market. Over 2 million people were turned down last year according to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. The most common reasons for rejection are: 1. Bad Credit scores are now between 620 and 660. The bank usually says no to thee buyers automatically. 2. Not enough income. This is a no brainer and will never change. 3. Paperwork glitches. Missing forms, incomplete information on the application can slow or stop the process. 15% of of application are slowed down because the buyer did not complete the (4 comments)
Don't take glamor shots of your listings. - 10/06/11 01:03 PM
I read a featured post today showing some really bad pictures from their mls. It is true bad pictures can be a real turn off. The opposite can also be true. I have a knack for photography. I am not a professional but I have been published. I can make a shack look like a nice house. When digital cameras ame out I was in 7th heaven. I took great pictures of ugly properties. I found that I was not getting offers on thee properties. When asking for agent feedback I was told that the buyers were disappointed because the house (7 comments)
Key West Florida Real Estate is up! - 10/01/11 02:22 PM
Need proof that Fla. home sales are up? WASHINGTON – Sept. 28, 2011 – The value of home sales in Florida has gone up. For proof, look no further than doc stamp taxes, which are paid on all home sales. According to U.S. Census Bureau reports, doc stamp revenue rose 9.8% in the second quarter of 2011 compared to the same quarter in 2010.Other state taxes also rose, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday as part of a national study that showed continued revenue gains nationwide.Florida sales tax collections climbed 5.4 percent; Florida corporate income tax collections rose 5.4 percent (1 comments)
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