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How do I Setup a RSS So Others May Read My Blog - 03/30/08 12:42 PM
How do I Setup a RSS so others may access my site or blog I am looking for some general tech information. How do you set up a RSS connection on your blog or website? I can sign up to receive others information via RSS, but now I would like others to receive my current information. Any assistance from the community is appreciated. All suggestions are welcomed. Thanks in advance.... (7 comments)
Louisiana Facts and Tips - 03/30/08 09:46 AM
Interesting Louisiana (LA) Facts and Links: LA Real Estate: 51,885 square milesOfficial Louisiana State Bird: Eastern Brown Pelican Climate: Louisiana La Colleges, Universities: LSU, Tulane University, Southeastern Louisiana University, LSU Medical Center Constitution: 18th State Parish Profile: Courts: Judicial System Current Events: Driving: DMV Governor:Bobby Jindal U. S. Senators Mary Landrieu,David Vitter Louisiana State History: April 30, 1812 New Orleans Saints New Orleans Hornets New Orleans Zephyrs New Orleans Voodoo Know anything about the Louisiana school your children will be attending? Click here and check out the school report card... Schools Find out more about the towns and Louisiana cities of your interest. Click here (0 comments)
Open Day Cubs 2008 - 03/30/08 08:28 AM
Chicago CubsIt has been 100 years since the Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. Tomorrow will mark the official opening of Major League Baseball. I for one cannot wait. Opening day March 31st, will find the NL Central Champs, Cubs vs. Brewers at home. The starting line up for the Cubs: •1. SS Ryan Theriot •2. LF Alfonso Soriano •3. 1B Derrek Lee •4. 3B Aramis Ramirez •5. RF Kosuke Fukudome •6. 2B Mark DeRosa •7. C Geovany Soto •8. CF Felix Pie •9. P Carlos Zambrano I am hoping for a great season. (0 comments)
Real Estate Investor Tips to Help You Profit ~ PREFACEKenner, LAby Frank Rubi Real Estate Investor Tips are a series of article. These articles when complete will encompass a new book that I am writing with the title being the same. I bought my first property in 1980, since that time I have owned outright and/or participated in ownership of a number of properties over the years. I have managed property as well. I have fixed and rented and resold them. Many I have dealt with multifamily type property. As a sales person and now a real estate broker, I have help (2 comments)
Lafreniere Soccer Club Kenner LA Photos - 03/28/08 10:45 PM
Lafreniere Soccer U6-U8 Team PhotosKenner LALion Club FieldsSpring 2008 Saturday March 29th individual and team pictures will be taken at the Lion Club Fields. The photos will be taken by: Eric Miller PhotographerMillerFoto of Kenner, LLCMail Only: 5 Echezeaux DriveKenner, LA 70065-1115(504) 270-7822 Cell(504) 467-0230 Office(504) 466-2673 FaxStaff Photographer for the Kenner Star Newspaper(Member and/or certified from)NPPA - National Press Photographers AssociationLAB - Louisiana Association of BroadcastersSEP - Sports and Event Photographers AssociationPPA - Professional Photographers or AmericaTPPA - Texas Professional Photographers AssociationPPLA - Professional Photographers of LouisianaNAPP - National Association of Photoshop Professionals Please report at your assigned time. (0 comments)
What A Day! - 03/28/08 06:46 PM
What a Day! •1. Pick up another listing, thanks to Active Rain •2. Commercial Deal lease working out •3. Two vacant apartments both rented •4. Purchase Agreement not accepted •5. Had lunch with my favorite clients my children and wife. The weather is great here in New Orleans LA. Business is great and so is life. I hope you had a great day as well. Have a Great Weekend. (3 comments)
New Orleans Zephyrs Baseball - 03/28/08 06:37 PM
New Orleans ZephyrsBaseballMetairie, LA. Looking for professional level baseball in Metairie, LA.; check out the New Orleans Zephyrs. They are located on Airline Dr. The Z's are the triple A affiliate to the New York Mets. The Z's play in the PCL American South. Check out their website at New Orleans Zephyrs. The Zephyrs home opener is April 3th against Nashville. (1 comments)
Baseball Fans It Almost Time - 03/28/08 06:16 PM
http://www.razorgator.com/ I recently posted about my upcoming trip to Chicago. My family and I will attend a Chicago Cubs games in August. We purchase the tickets from www.Razorgator.com. They had many tickets to chose from as well as prices for all budgets. I purchase the tickets on Wednesday afternoon appx. Three o'clock. On Thursday morning about 9 A.M. they were in our hands. I would recommend their services to anyone. It is almost baseball season, get out and support your team. GO CUBS! (1 comments)
Ormond Country Club March 2008 - 03/28/08 07:52 AM
Ormond Country ClubDestrehan, LA Club Offering for Summer 2008 2008 Summer Camp Monday May 26th - Friday August 8th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $110.00 per week for Members $130.00 per week for Non-Members Ages 5 - 11 years old Activities will include: Baseball, Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Slides, Bounce House, Movies, and Down Time We are now accepting application. We will require a $50.00 deposit per child with your application. For additional information, please call Lydia or Penny in the office Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at 985 764-6868. After care will be available upon request! OCC would like to welcome Karly Jaynes as our new Banquet Director! You can (1 comments)
Baseball Fans - 03/28/08 06:43 AM
Baseball Fans It is almost here the .... MLB Baseball Season..... Receive my tickets for the Cubs vs. Phillies yesterday. Man I am ready to go now. I will take my family to Chicago for the weekend. If you have any suggestion on Chicago happenings or where to stay, feel free to recommend. This trip is for Labor Day weekend. Cubs Fans this could be next year. (3 comments)
Real Professionals - 03/28/08 06:31 AM
Agent Not Returning Phone Calls This subject has been cover before. I will like to share this thought. When you do return the call be a professional. I tried for two days to get some basic information on a listing. My question, Is the listing Active? Well when the agent calls back, the agent acted as if why are you calling me. Is the listing still active? Actually, I have not updated the MLS yet. It is under contract. Do what you are supposed to do. All I am trying to say is be a real professional. (17 comments)
How Long Do You Keep Your Auto? - 03/25/08 07:49 AM
Automobile Financing I just hear on CNBC, that many buyers who are purchasing automobiles are financing using terms of 6 – 8 years. I have been able to pay cash for our recent purchases. If I was to finance, I would not go any further than 5 years. I would like to know how long you keep your car. (20 comments)
Zurich Classic New Orleans - 03/22/08 10:38 AM
Zurich Classic New Orleans The Zurich Classic will begin on Monday March 24th. The weather appears to be shaping up for a great week of Pro golf. The will be food and entertainment for all. Please visit the ice cream stands. These are funds raisers for The First Tee of New Orleans. The schedule is as follows. Wednesday, March 26 th - (6) locations Thursday, March 27 th - (10) locations Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 30 th - (15) locations (2 comments)
Happy Easter to the Entire Active Rain Community - 03/22/08 10:19 AM
Happy EasterI would like to express to you and your family a Happy Easter Holiday. We are planning on a quite family gathering. We will have the old fashion cook out. Living in Southeast Louisiana, we will have all the fixens to include my favorite Crawfish. What would an Easter gathering be without an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Happy Easter (6 comments)
Real Estate Investor Tips to Help You Profit~ Kenner Housing Authority Kenner Housing AuthorityKenner LA In Kenner LA the Kenner Housing Authority is the agency to contact for tenant rent assistance. The agency is located near the Sam's on Loyal Dr. Their address is 1013 31st St. Kenner LA 70065. Their telephone is 504 467 9166. I have used this service prior to Hurricane Katrina. The employees there were very helpful. Rent for a 3 bedroom in the Kenner area range from 900 - 1200 per month. Thinking of selling or buying a home in Kenner LA? Interest rates are at their lowest (1 comments)
Living in Kenner LA - 03/16/08 08:12 PM
The City of Kenner LAKenner LA Points of Interest in Kenner LAThere are several Key points which make up the City of Kenner. Located just outside New Orleans LA. and a short drive to downtown New Orleans is located the City of Kenner. Some of the Major features are: •1. The Esplanade Mall •2. Pontchartrain Center- It is the 2nd largest convention center in the metro area. •3. Chateau Golf and Country Club •4. Treasure Chest Casino •5. Rivertown- Rivertown is the historic district of Kenner •6. New Orleans International Airport. Thinking of selling or buying a home in Kenner LA? (2 comments)
Kenner LA Brake TagsKenner LA The Brake Tag/Taxicab Station is located at 1904 24th Street and the telephone number for the Brake Tag Station is (504) 468-4075 and the telephone number for the Taxicab Division is (504) 468-4083. Their hours of operation are as follows: 8:30 a.m. to 4:25 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday8:30 a.m. to 6:25 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday8:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m., last Saturday of each month The cost of a brake tag is $7.50 and it is good for one year. After one year, the delinquent fee is $4.00. The requirements for obtaining a brake tag are a current driver's license, (2 comments)
Working on What You Do Best - 03/12/08 06:35 AM
Working on What You Do BestImprove on Your Strengths not your Weakness With all the marketing people trying to sell you their product and what nots think about this. If you have and use marketing pieces that get you results why change. What I am trying to say is why spend money on something that may not work. Who has time for it or money? My marketing plan used to consist of mail outs, door to door, newspaper and TV. My most productive marketing piece is right here. My blog on Active Rain. My time spent here on Active Rain has produced (14 comments)
Down the Bayou - 03/11/08 04:22 PM
Referral: Down the Bayou I got a call today for a rental. The area they needed help was in Houma LA. That is down the Bayou from me but I decide to help out a friend who works that area. Time and time again, Active Rain produces results with a little effort. Every day post and comment. People will notice it. If you're just doing the one or twice a week the results will show that effort. In addition, I truly believe in helping others whether they are sellers, buyers or fellow agents. (1 comments)
Final Report on My Panama ProjectKenner LaInvestment Property Well my 10 day dead line came a went without any major surprises. The last dumpers load has been picked up. The property looks great and everything is in working order. It also appears I have a new tenant. The rent will be 950 per month. This unit is a 3 bedroom and 1.5 baths. With this unit rented the total rents are 1850 per month. My insurance cost is 1800. My property tax about 800 per year and flood insurance 700 per year. The only thing I have not done is a termite (2 comments)
Spring Cleaning - 03/09/08 07:04 PM
Spring Cleaning This afternoon I decide to take the afternoon off. I have been rather busy so a break in the action was needed. I decide to uncover the in ground pool. The cover I used appears to have work well this winter. Most of the leaves were captured before entering the pool. The water is not a clear as I like. I shocked and will wait a couple of days and see how this clears up. Officially our pool always opens on May 1st. I am hoping for this year to be no different. While working outside I thought of my (3 comments)
THANKS ACTIVE RAIN - 03/07/08 06:24 PM
Active Rain All I can say is thanks again, again and again. Today, I met with my new clients in person from Charlotte, NC. You know how they found me, from a blog on Active Rain. This is a very large company. It stock goes around $64 per share. What was a simple lease appx. 3k per month has escalated to a company that is hiring skill workers. The project will be in the St. Charles Parish area for appx. 3 years. These workers will need lodging. They will be hiring about 200 workers. I hope to be all the new workers (11 comments)
Louisiana Oak Alley Plantation Festival - 03/06/08 01:59 PM
Oak Alley PlantationVacherie, LA.National Historic Landmark17th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts FestivalMarch 8 & 9th 2008 This weekend is another great weekend for visiting Louisiana. Oak Alley Plantation will hold its Arts and Crafts Festival. Many things to do. There are horses back riding and face painting. Artists and crafters from all parts of the U.S. will be on hand; appx. 170 booths in all. You can't go to any festival in Louisiana and not have food. There is something for everyone. Festival Admission $5.00 ..... 13 years & over$2.00 ..... 6 to 12 years(tours of the mansion not included) Not far from the Plantation (1 comments)
Lafreniere Soccer Club Sponsors Kenner/Metarie LA - 03/06/08 11:54 AM
Lafreniere Soccer ClubSponsors Lafreniere Soccer Club (LSC) has been offering the youth of our community the opportunity to play soccer for over 30 years. We Need Your Help Throughout the years LSC has been a not-for-profit organization that has supported its program through its registration fees, tournaments and the generosity of its volunteer coaches and administrators - but now we need your help. It is becoming more and more difficult to properly fund the program and continue to offer fee waivers and equipment support to the less fortunate. How You Can Help Please become a Tournament Sponsor and/or Booth Vendor - each year LSC hosts hundreds (1 comments)
Two Closing ~ Todays Agent are Not Informing Their Clients - 03/03/08 05:15 PM
Two Closing ~ Today Agent are Not Informing Their Clients As Realtors our professional image is best displayed at the closing table. I believe in dressing the part regardless on the cost of the property. Today closing, the first the buyer's agent did not have all their paper work. The second, the buyer did not have an ID. The agent did not double check with the buyer this morning to make sure they had everything needed. I call my clients to ensure they bring: certify funds, ID, and Keys with they are selling. In addition, I make sure they know the (5 comments)
Real Estate Investor Tips to Help You Profit ~ Panama Project III Today is day seven. The trash is collected and in the 40 yard dumpster. The dumpster was renter from SDT. They are doing a great job in all parts of greater New Orleans. The cost for the dumpster was $450 for a 30 day rental and dump. The great news is that it is full and they will pick up the dumpster tomorrow. The landscaping is totally complete and the debris is in the dumpster. A punch list is all that is need to complete. Still no renter but that (1 comments)
Pre Closing Preparation - 03/03/08 10:45 AM
Pre Closing Preparation What information do you need to bring to a closing? Just got back in from this morning closing and the other agent was not prepared at all. The other agent forgot her final inspection release form and others to say the least. Now I am awaiting the fax. We have a check list that we require all agents to turn in with their signed Hud1 statement. With the paperwork incomplete your commissions will be held up. Prepare for your closing and make sure you bring the file with you. (6 comments)
Thanks Active Rain and Localism - 03/03/08 10:32 AM
Thanks Active Rain and Localism I had a full weekend this past weekend. My son plays golf with the The First Tee organization on Saturdays. On this past Sunday we played a school baseball tournament at Mel Ott Park. Mel Ott Park is next door to our Westbank Office. It is about a 45 min drive from our school to the park. I was the only parent who knew where the park was located. Many of the parents did what we all do now days when looking for something. They Google Mel Ott Park. Who localism post comes up, my post and (10 comments)
Zurich Golf Classic of New Orleans - 03/02/08 07:27 AM
Zurich Classic of New Orleans TPC of Louisiana in Avondale, La. The Zurich Classic of New Orleans dates are March 24-March 30, 2008. Go to their official web site for all the information: http://www.zurichgolfclassic.com/. Tickets start at $25.00. Some of the greatest players will be in New Orleans for this year event. To name a few: John Daly, Daivd Toms, Retief Goosen, Chisr Dimarco and Mike Weir and many more. The tourment will see 10 of the top 50 players in the world. Come out and support New Orleans and Enjoy great golf from the Pro's.
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