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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children - 03/31/09 09:53 PM
When I first moved to Lewisburg, WV, my neighbor, Maribeth Irwin, asked if I could "Be a Friend of CASA" and be on the fund raising committee. Of course, I said yes, and have been helping to raise money since moving here in 2006. We support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. In 1977, a Seattle judge conceived the idea of using trained community volunteers to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. So successful was this program that soon judges across the (0 comments)
As the nation collectively watches for signs of recovery in the real estate sector, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC today began the multimedia roll-out of its 2009 marketing campaign highlighting the company's experience and innovation, while offering consumers messages of hope about the future of real estate. Elements of the campaign will appear across a wide range of mediums, including television, print, online and mobile devices. The first spot, "Iconic Homes," features notable properties - from the historic White House and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to the space-age Jetson's residence - mixed in with homes of different architectural styles. The (3 comments)
On March 26, Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts had their grand opening on the new subdivision, Pinnacle. It was a huge success. There were approximately 125 in attendance for this grand opening event. Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts would like to thank everyone for coming out for this event. Special thanks to the following: Chamber of Commerce for hosting this Business After Hours Event.Leisa Campbell for furnishing all the decor and for staging this house; The Mason Jar for the delicious food and,Gillespie's for the flower arrangements. This event made the local news (Channel 59), and as you see below, there (2 comments)
Open House Sunday - 121 Old White Drive, Lewisburg, WV - 03/26/09 10:13 PM
I will be holding an open house on Sunday, March 29 From 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Location: 121 Old White Drive, Lewisburg, WV. This beautiful brick home is great for entertaining in the large gourmet kitchen w/granite counter tops, island w/Jenn-Air gas cook top w/grill, wall oven & microwave; just relaxing in the private backyard; or enjoying the large rec room with fireplace in the finished basement. Located within walking distance to town, & WV Osteopathic Medical School. Aprox. 3800 sqft., 5 BR, 3.5 BA, Finished basement w/RecRoom, built-in cabinets w/fireplace, BR, & oversized tiled shower/steam room. Lots of storage space (2 comments)
First Citizen's Bank will be hosting a one hour, free seminar for First-time Home Buyers on Thursday, April 23rd starting at 6:30 p.m. The seminar will be held at the White Sulphur Springs Civic Center, Ware Room, in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Refreshments will be served. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about: Financing optionsQualifying information Credit Bureau criteria
Call Tim Hylton or Deb Parker (304) 536-2174 1 East Main Street White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Your West Virginia Real Estate Connection for Greenbrier County/Lewisburg, WV Call Rebecca Gaujot (304) 520-2133 Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts (3 comments)
He was just a little boy, On a week's first day. Wandering home from Bible school, And dawdling on the way. He scuffed his shoes into the grass; He even found a caterpillar. He found a fluffy milkweed pod, And blew out all the 'filler.' A bird's nest in a tree overhead, So wisely placed up so high. Was just another wonder, That caught his eager eye. A neighbor watched his zig zag course, And hailed him from the lawn; Asked him where he'd been that day And what was going on. 'I've been (5 comments)
GVBOR Continuing Education Class on Real Estate Investment Opporunities - 03/23/09 10:06 PM
The Greenbrier Valley Board of REALTORS (GVBOR) provided a seven hour continuing education seminar on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Center, located on the grounds of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV. Lisa Merrill Spencer was the speaker. She presented Real Estate Investment Opportunities in 2009. Lisa Merrill Spencer is an entrepreneur and distinguished independent lecturer who has spoken across the United States and Canada. She is a member of the Advisory Council for the Department of Communications at Texas State University and is the recipient of an achievement award from the Governor of (0 comments)
Via Bill Gassett Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate (RE/MAX Executive Realty):
Are you considering buying a foreclosed property? Why not after all there are plenty of them all around the country and they can typically be bought at a discount to the present market value. Buying a foreclosed home however, is not for the timid at heart and there are many things that buyers need to consider. If you have ever watched a late night infomercial you would think buying a foreclosed home can be bought for 50 cents on the dollar and immediately re-sold for a boat load on money. (3 comments)
Via Kevin Robinson ~I buy short sales (Crownline Home Builders): For all of us that are old enough to remember, during the Vietnam War and for a while afterwards, it was very popular to wear little metal bracelets that had a soldiers name engraved on them The names were of soldiers that were either POW or MIA in the war. As a kid, I wore one that contained the name of a family friend who was shot down over Vietnam. He was captured and later released. A few of us wore in our little circle wore his name bracelet for years until (0 comments)
YR Built 2007 4BR, 2.5 Bath Sq Ft 2,149 List Price - $269,900 Red Bank Circle is another subdivision in Frankford, West Virginia, and is only 15 minutes from the historic town of Lewisuburg. Relax and enjoy the tranquility in this 4 bedroom, 2.5 Bath Ranch on 3.083 acres nestled in the peaceful mountains of southern West Virginia. This house was built in 2007, has metal roof, overszied 2-car garage, storage shed, Corian countertops and sink, chair railing, unfinished basement, large deck, stone gas fireplace, hardwood and ceramic tile, and much, much more! Click on the video below and feel the tranquility this house (7 comments)
Take my Son - 03/22/09 09:20 AM
This is a great story, take a moment to read it, it will make your day! The ending will surprise you Take my Son A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle while rescuing another soldier. The father was notified and grieved deeply for his only son. About a month later, just before Christmas, there was a knock at the (17 comments)
OH NO--- The Sign was put on the Wrong Property ! - 03/20/09 01:28 PM
I have a listing for some commercial property on Route 219 in Fairlea, West Virginia. The signs we originally put on the property were the regular Realtor signs. Since this is a busy location, the property needed larger signs, so we ordered two new signs (3x5). Well, since my partner and I could not put the signs up, my broker Tom Johnson. and my husband, Claude, volunteered to put the wood posts in the ground. The posts had to go in the ground about a foot or more to ensure stability. So, after work, I drove by the property to check out the signs.....and OMIGOSH....one (9 comments)
Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts Real Estate has been a leading real estate agency in the Greenbrier Valley for over 100 years. Stuart and Watts Real Estate has served this area with integrity and hard work since 1906 when it was begun by Lewis L. Stuart, Sr. and Mr. Watts, partners. In 1993 the agency became a part of the Coldwell Banker franchise. Coldwell Banker also marked an important milestone in 2006, the 100th anniversary of the brand's founding. The oldest national real estate organization in the country was founded among the ruins of the great San Francisco earthquake of (2 comments)
New Pinnacle Subdivision in Lewisburg, West Virginia - 03/17/09 08:29 PM
On March 26, the Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours Event with Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts on the newest subdivision -- Pinnacle. This development is only two miles from Greenbrier County courthouse, downtown Lewisburg, and close to schools.
The main house, on Lot #3, will be staged by Leisa Campbell Interiors and will also feature food and door prizes. Three amazing homes will be available to view.
Ten lots are available. Acreage for lots are from .72 acres to 2.39 acres. Price range is from $50,000 to $125,000. Each lot will have a full underground utililty package (cable, gas, electric, (0 comments)
Yes, I Met My Goal--50,000 points! - 03/14/09 08:00 PM
My goal was to get to 50,000 points by the end of March. Well, I made it before the due date. Ohhhhhhhh, this has been a great week for good news. First good news was I have a new great nephew, Ethan Daniel. Earlier today, I wrote a post on this ... Wonderful News to Report! Secondly, I met my goal -- 50,000 Active Rain points by the end of March. I AM SINGING IN THE RAIN....and I qualify for The Activerain Bronze Star Hall of Fame. A new nephew, and member of the Hall of Fame! How sweet is that (13 comments)
HC71 Keiffer Road, Crawley, WV 24931 - 03/12/09 07:14 AM
A RARE GEM to find this very private, warm and cozy home and mini farm for $199,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths YrBlt 1980 SqFt 1800 This home is located in the small community of Crawley, West Virginia. Located only three miles from Interstate 64 and 15 miles from Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts, (304-520-2133)
121 Old White Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901 - 03/11/09 08:30 PM
Beautiful all brick home and walking distance to town! 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths -- YrBlt. 1994 SqFt. 3800 List Price: $430,000 This charming home is located in Greenbrier Pines Subdivision, and is walking distance to the West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine and to downtown Lewisburg. This home is warm and inviting, with a gourmet kitchen for entertaining friends, enjoying the beautiful back yard, or the cozy recreation room. To view this lovely home, take the tour below:
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor Coldwell Banker Stuart and Watts (304) 520-2133 (1 comments)
Have You Ever Heard Amazing Grace Sung in Cherokee? - 03/10/09 04:18 PM
My grandmother was Cherokee. I did not know much about her childhood. Except that her father was a Cherokee Chief and gave his female babies away. Grandmother and her two sisters were raised by white families. There's a lot I'm learning about the Cherokees, and the one thing that really stands out is the Cherokee music. I received the below video and it reminded me of my grandmother. Also, Amazing Grace was my Dad's favorite song. And, of course, my favorite as well. So, for these reasons, I wanted to share this beautiful song Amazing Grace. Enjoy!
Now I can say (6 comments)
Business After Hours - The Greenbrier Clinic - 03/09/09 09:38 PM
I attended the Greenbrier Clinic's Business After Hours of the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce. My husband and I have always wanted to go to the Clinic since moving to Lewisburg, WV, in 2007. The Clinic, formed in 1948, is located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, and is absolutely top shelf. It is decorated so nice, walking down the halls, you don't feel like it is a Clinic. Of course, you know it would be top shelf, since it is part of the Greenbrier Resort. The Greenbrier Clinic is located in the West Virginia wing of the five-star Greenbrier Resort and Conference Center. The Clinic is (0 comments)
West Virginia's Economic Distress Ranking - 03/07/09 12:59 PM
The following article was written by Adam Wolfe, Princeton, WV. The article is about West Virginia's overall "economic distress" ranking last. Yeah, we are proud of that.....
Via Adam Wolfe (Century 21 Four Seasons Properties): West Virginia is 51st again, but this time it is reason to be proud. Now before you make a West Virginia joke about not knowing how many states there is in the USA, for the purposes of this data they included Washington, D.C. as a state. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation collected data from the Bureau of Labor, United States Department of Agriculture, and RealtyTrac to (4 comments)
Author Bio: Rebecca Gaujot is a licensed REALTOR® with over 20 years of experience helping home buyers and home sellers successfully navigate through a real estate transaction in Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Fairlea, Caldwell,WV and other areas of the Greenbrier County since 2007.
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