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Yet Another Reason Why I Choose to Be An Affiliate Broker with The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty in Nashville! - 01/29/10 11:57 PM
Yet Another Reason Why I Choose to Be An Affiliate Broker with The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty in Nashville! The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce that our company has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Real Estate category by the Small Business Commerce Association. The Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) Award Program recognizes the top five percent of small businesses throughout the country. Using consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees (5 comments)
As a resident of Oak Hill I received this email today, January 29, 2010 with regards to our current (and beautiful!) snowy conditions...
Special Weather Alert On Thursday afternoon the City of Oak Hill began a pre-salting program for our roads in preparation for today's weather. The trucks rolled back out this morning to try and keep the streets clear while the precipitation fell. Unfortunately, the mix of snow and ice have overwhelmed our efforts. At eight o'clock Friday evening we are halting our efforts as the precipitation (2 comments)
CHANGES AT FHA - 01/24/10 05:25 PM
Well, I had heard that these FHA changes were coming - Here they are all spelled out in black and white! Via David H Stevens (United States Dept. of HUD): I wanted to take a moment to make sure you are familiar with events surrounding a sweeping set of policy changes for FHA announced earlier this week. The announcement details the changes that Secretary Donovan promised to deliver by the end of January when he testified before Congress last month.
The new policies are designed to strengthen the FHA's capital reserves so we can continue to fulfill our mission of serving underserved (4 comments)
Hey Nashville, you've probably heard about this! The illustrious $6500 "move-up" government tax credit for home owners! And maybe you are on the fence, or, if you're like me, you've been so busy that you haven't really had time to look into it. Well, search no more! Here is the skinny on that $6500 tax credit, straight from the Government's Website. As usual, there are stipulations that you must adhere to. Have a look! Who is eligible to claim the $6,500 tax credit?Qualified move-up or repeat (6 comments)
Recently, I wanted to check on my credit score - after all, when it comes to purchasing, credit is EVERYTHING! I was divorced in 2006 and, for those of you who have been through the same, you know that your credit is damaged a lot! I have slowly been repairing it over time and it is starting to look good again! My message here is that YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE!!! Here are 9 tips to show you how (these did not originate with me, but through RIZ MEDIA): 1. Review your (5 comments)
How to File for $8,000 Tax Credit - 01/19/10 10:56 AM
Well, I had heard something about the delays and I think that this blog clearly addresses that. Via Leslie Ebersole (Baird&Warner Real Estate): From CNNMoney.com, we have just learned that the way the IRS is "handling" the tax credit is turning into yet another stumbling block to helping the real estate market recover. This seems to me to be so unfair! Anyone who qualified for the credit probably could really use that money, whether to repay mom and dad for the down payment loan or as cash to repair that fixer-upper they bought. I'm going to email the article and link this out (4 comments)
Sorry to say it, but the December 2009 home sales were down again in Oak Hill. From three closings during the previous month, this Nashville satellite city could only show two this time around:
I am personally hoping that the $6500 move-up tax credit will help with the Oak Hill home sales in the coming months. If you haven't heard about it, there is a $6500 tax credit offered to those who have not purchased (to live in) a new home during the past five years. Of course, (2 comments)
I'll Stop Comparing Realtors to Doctors, If You Stop Comparing Us to Used-Car Salesman.....Deal? - 01/11/10 06:31 PM
I really enjoyed reading this post and I think you may as well. After teaching private piano lessons for so many years and being loved by my clients, I was shocked to find out how much people did not care for realtors! And, truth be told, I have heard some horror stories, so I can understand. But I would like for you to understand that WE'RE NOT ALL BAD!!! There are PLENTY of good, honest, hard-working realtors out there! I would consider myself one of them. Ask any of my clients. Here ya go: Via Karen Parsons-Fiddler Broker/Realtor (Great Western Realty Group): Why (4 comments)
Downtown Nashville Condo Sales: December 2009 Market Report - 01/11/10 06:19 PM
Downtown Nashville Condo Sales: December 2009 Market Report My Goodness - Just have a look at all of these Downtown Nashville Condo Sales for the month of December 2009! These 29 Downtown Nashville Condo Sales definitely made November 2009's condo sales look shabby!
The ICON in the Gulch area of downtown Nashville REALLY had some condo sales in December! The Velocity in the Gulch also had notable condo sales... ______________________________________________________________________________________ If you are interested in selling or finding a home in Green Hills, Downtown, 12th South, or Oak Hill area of Nashville, or would like to look at other real estate (0 comments)
Nashville's Green Hills Area Condo Sales: December 2009 - 01/11/10 05:53 PM
Nashville's Green Hills Area Condo Sales: December 2009 Well, it's certainly a sign of the slow-down on the first-time buyer's tax credit that condo sales for December 2009 continued to decline. Here are the numbers for condo sales in Green Hills from the previous month.
And here are the Green Hills Condo Sales for December 2009:
Burton Hills and Golf Club Place Condos topped the Green Hills condo Sales for the month of December 2009 in Nashville! If you are a regular at my blog post here, you know that I am a Nashville / Green Hills native so I love working with any and (0 comments)
COLD CALLING - YUCK! I've been working leads since Day 1 in the Real Estate Business. At the beginning, I definitely had the sweaty palm syndrome. I would procrastinate making the cold calls, talking to friends at the office. Finally, I would bite the bullet and start making the calls. WHAT IF THEY ARE MEAN TO ME? I'll be honest. I don't like to be on the receiving end of these types of calls, so I was totally cool with people not responding nicely. After all, life is short, right?! (16 comments)
I'm Pouting About the Bias of Foursquare! - 01/07/10 01:52 PM
I'm Pouting About the Bias of Foursquare! Okay, so I feel like a child pouting about not getting what she wants right now, but I have to say my two cents on this issue!
Let me begin by saying that I REALLY enjoyed reading Clint's featured post on Foursquare yesterday! He is absolutely right on the money by saying that Foursquare is a great marketing opportunity! I am using it and I would love to be your friend on Foursquare! Foursquare does, however, present a problem for me as a single female. Here is the comment I put on Clint's (7 comments)
Here are the results of a recent TAR poll on the professionalism of realtors: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Last week, we polled readers on three facets of professionalism -- Integrity, Dedication to Client Service, and Commitment to Stay Up-To-Date (well-trained and well-informed) -- among REALTORS in Tennessee today versus REALTORS 5-10 years ago. Results follow... 1. The integrity of REALTORS today? Much greater integrity 2.2%Greater integrity 25.7%About the same integrity 39.9%Less integrity 26.5%Much less integrity 5.7% 2. The dedication of REALTORS today to client service? Much greater dedication 3.7%Greater dedication 30.8%About the same (2 comments)
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