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Rohnert Park Real Estate | Homes And Codominums Sales - 07/26/07 03:39 PM
A total of 38,291 new and resale houses and condos were sold during the month of June (statewide). That's up 3.6 percent from 36,975 for May, and down 32.8 percent from 56,989 for June 2006. June sales from 1988 to 2007 range from 35,437 in 1993 to 76,669 in 2004. The average is 51,799. The median price (statewide) paid for a home last month was $479,000, down 1.0 percent from the record high of $484,000 for March, April and May. That was down 0.2 percent from $480,000 for June a year ago. The year-over-year decline in median was the first since (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Buying or Selling Your House - 07/26/07 03:24 PM
If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in the near future, or know someone who is, please go to http://www.officialsonomacountyhomes.com/ for a personal interview and property assessment with no obligation. MARKET WATCH June 2007--Sonoma County Homes Statistics Key: %LP Rec'd = Percentage of List Price Received is the sum of the sold prices divided by the sum of the list prices multiplied by 100. Med. Price = Median Price is the sales price of the property that falls in the middle of all sold properties. Avg. Price = Average Price is the sum of the sales prices divided by the number of sales. Avg. DOM = (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate Keep | Your Home Cooler This Summer - 07/26/07 03:10 PM
Ready or not summer has arrived and has brought along with it higher energy prices and homeowners scrambling to find inexpensive ways to keep their homes cool. * Maximize Your Air Conditioning: Open windows and use a portable fan instead of running the A/C. Use a fan along with your window air conditioner to spread the cool air though out the house. Don't put lamps or televisions near your A/C thermostat; the heat from these devices can cause the air conditioner to run longer. Consider installing a whole house fan that pulls air through open windows and exhausts it through the roof, which can cool the home quickly and (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Check this Out - 07/20/07 12:45 PM
Special Offers and Rebates from ENERGY STAR Partners Check This Out Many local utilities provide financial incentives for purchasing ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights. To find out if rebates or other incentives are available in your area, visit the Energy Star Rebate Finder. Go to: http://www.energystar.gov And click on "Rebate Finder" under the PRODUCTS tab. (1 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Home Shopping Online - 07/17/07 08:28 PM
Rohnert Park Real Estate Home Shopping Online Looking for a new home? Looking to upgrade your home? Shopping for a better loan? If you are like the the majority of home buyers, chances are you've already discovered the benefits of shopping for your new home online. The web is a great place to begin your home search. Thats why we create a website the will allow you to shop for your next home from the comfort of your own home. www.OfficialSonomaCountyHomes.com The website is going to made shopping for your next home easier than ever. Stop looking around, not knowing where to start. (3 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Benefits of a “Green” Home - 07/17/07 01:00 PM
With the increasing awareness of the dangers of global warming and the recent Academy Award given to Al Gore for his film "An Inconvenient Truth", we are seeing more and more information regarding Green, Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, or Earth Friendly living. This new trend is proving to be another means that homeowners can take advantage of to not only benefit the environment and their own quality of living, but to increase the value and sales appeal of their home. A recent study of U.S. homebuilders by Green Builder Media/IMRE Communications indicates that, nationwide, over 80% of potential home buyers prefer to buy homes (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Wi-Fi in the Campground - 07/15/07 11:12 PM
Are we pushing it? No more excuses that you were in the woods and you could not send that E-mail Numerous RV Parks and Campgrounds are adding free Wi-Fi high speed Internet access as a courtesy for visitors. Some offer access in the clubhouse or similar areas, while others use antennas to transmit the signal to extensive areas of the Park and Campgrounds. This supposed to be free time with the family, away from work, and annoying friends, to be in touch with nature. Are we going to be forced to keep WORKING and BLOGING in our relaxing time? Even if it's just your own laptop. (5 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | It’s a Great Time to Buy a Home - 07/13/07 06:01 PM
Rohnert Park Real Estate It's a Great Time to Buy Homes Low rates and extraordinary Inventory have created perfect conditions for home buyers. Take a moment to consider these facts: You've never had more homes to choose from... · There are currently 3.75 million homes for sale. Inventories in recent months have been at record levels,offering consumers the greatest choice in decades. · However, inventory levels are falling, and the selection of homes will become limited once again. · Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan recently said that housing prospects are looking up. "Most of the negatives in housing are probably behind us. The fourth quarter should be reasonably (1 comments)
Candy-flavored Meth: Designed to Hook Our Youth - 07/12/07 10:42 PM
Since January 2007, reports have emerged across the country about a dangerous new trend: candy-flavored meth. According to law enforcement officers and drug treatment officials, methamphetamine and other illegal drugs are being colored, packaged and flavored in ways designed to attract children and minors. Candy-flavored meth - with child-friendly names like Strawberry Quick - is designed to get youngsters to try it a few times. It's all about hooking young people early, and we have to stop this illicit practice in its tracks before it grows any further. That's why I introduced legislation in April to increase the federal criminal penalties (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Mortgage | Retirement Accounts - 07/12/07 09:49 PM
I''m currently taking a personal finance class and have been learning about different retirement plans. I currently have a Roth IRA and just learned today that once you make more than 150K (or around there) you are no longer allowed to contribute to traditional IRAs. I did some research and found that there are other types of IRAs such as the SEP IRA and a Simple IRA. It sounds like these would be some good instruments for a small business owner to use. My question is what do you agents use for your retirement accounts? Do you use the SEP or the (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Mortgage | Identity Fraud Prevention Tips - 07/12/07 06:07 PM
Rohnert Park Mortgage Identity Fraud Prevention Tips This was a good question Are there any tips you can offer that would help protect us from fraudulent use of our credit (such as identity fraud, etc.? Yes. Here are some excellent tips. 1. The next time you order checks, have only your initials (instead of first name) and last name put on them. If someone takes your checkbook they will not know if you sign your checks with just your initials or your first name but your bank will know how you sign your checks. 2. Put your work phone # on your checks instead (0 comments)
Wine Lovers - 07/12/07 05:41 PM
Any other Agents wine lovers out there?? What wines are you drinking, collecting, looking for? Personally I like shiraz and zinfandels the best and only drink whites if there is nothing else left. Wine comes in at the mouthAnd love comes in at the eye;That's all we shall know for truthBefore we grow old and die.I lift the glass to my mouth,I look at, and I sigh.William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) (3 comments)
Your Ideal Self and Life - 07/11/07 10:29 AM
Your Ideal Self and LifeBy: Brian TracyYour self-concept is made up of three parts, each of which affects each of the others. Understanding these three parts enables you to put your hands on the keyboard of your own mental computer. When you learn to take charge of the development of a new and positive self-concept of selling, you can then control your sales destiny for the rest of your career. Determine Your DirectionThe first part of the self-concept is the "self-ideal." Your self-ideal largely determines the direction in which you are going with your life. It guides the growth and evolution (0 comments)
Rohnert Park Real Estate | Renting vs. Owning - 07/06/07 04:29 PM
Rohnert Park Real Estate Renting vs. Owning Owning a home is the American Dream, but renters are often apprehensive about taking on the financial responsibility of home ownership. Along with the pride, security and sense of community that comes from owning a home, real estate professionals remind taxpayers that owning a home rather than renting also offers financial benefits. ► Deductible Property Taxes and Interest: Most homeowners can deduct property taxes and interest paid on their mortgage every year of ownership. In fact, the tax code allows homeowners to write off interest on first and second mortgages -- including equity lines and loans (4 comments)
When our sings get vandalized. - 07/05/07 10:26 PM
When our sings get vandalized, what to do?. For the last capo months my sings and other realtors sings are been vandalized, I put them back and days later they just look like this (0 comments)
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