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How important is a Credit Check when trying to rent a property . I have a rental in a beautiful condo community . It amazes me how many times I have shown this property .The prospective tenant loves the property and immediately say's "I Will Take It ". Then I explain there is a fee for a credit check and criminal background check They then inform they are not sure how their credit is and have no objection on proceeding. I am confused when I have received the credit checks back. They are horrid simply horrid . The prospective tenants (40 comments)
We have a cash offer for you! - 01/30/12 11:39 AM
Cash offers are nice in fact wonderful One thing is certain - If you do not verify proof of funds A wonderful offer can turn into a Nightmare
firstname.lastname@example.org Via Andrea Swiedler - Swiedler & Adams - New Milford, Litchfield CT Real Estate (Prudential Connecticut Realty, Litchfield County Real Estate): Then show me the money! If you are going to put in a cash offer for a property, you will have to prove you have the money to back up the offer! Here in Litchfield County, CT we do often see cash offers. I have heard some agents say they (2 comments)
HelpfulHannah@comcast.net Via Cindy Jones-Northern Virginia Real Estate & Military Relocation Services (CJ Realty Group, Inc.): Like thousands of others when the news broke of the photo editing tool Picnik shutting down I groaned. There are times when a quick fix is needed and doesn't require a full version of Photoshop or Gimp. In the past I turned (0 comments)
One for the Money "video" Preview by HelpfulHannah . Do you need a good Bondsmen? A good Bail Bonder always gets his or in this case her man . If you have read Janet Evanovich 's books you will love this movie . The thrill of the hunt is on. One for the Money is full of wacky and crazy scences. Full of laughter and humor . I hope you enjoy this "video" preview. Check local theaters for times near you . Be prepared to laugh.
Observations On Growing Older ~Your Kids are becoming you...and you don't like them ...but your grandchildren are Perfect! ~Going Out is good..Coming Home is better! ~You Forget names .... But it's OKbecause other people forgotthey Even knew you!!! ~You realize you're never going to be really good at anything .... Especially Golf. ~The things you used to care to do,youno longer care to do, but you really do care that you don't care to do them anymore. ~You sleep better on a lounge chairwith the TV blaring than in bed.It's Called "pre-sleep". ~You miss the days when everything workedwith just (6 comments)
Senior Healthcare - In Home Healthcare - 01/25/12 02:15 PM
This story is for seniors and their families in need of assistance There are option out there if you are over 62 and own your own home Call your Real Estate Agent we can help with information you may not have thought of . We are here to help with valuable options and information
HelpfulHannah@comcast.net Via Linda K Mayer- Southern California A REALTOR YOU CAN TRUST! (License # 01767321): Senior Healthcare - In Home Healthcare
** I wrote this blog when I was working with seniors and helping them with their finances by doing Reverse Mortgages. Okay, so (3 comments)
I met a man who sold a house.... - 01/25/12 02:05 PM
The benefits of using a Real Estate Agent We deal with issues like hoarding and clutter everyday We have people trained in removing clutter,furniture and any unwanted items from the home It is our job to help you dress your house for success and remove the stress Via Andrea Swiedler - Swiedler & Adams - New Milford, Litchfield CT Real Estate (Prudential Connecticut Realty, Litchfield County Real Estate): I met a man who sold a house He sold a house just like a mouse Just like a mouse who sneaks around He sold the house without a sound. (OK, as a poet (0 comments)
Saving Picnik - An Email from Jorden Albright CEO of Picnik - Google Don't Be The Ants in Our Picnik. - 01/22/12 05:21 PM
I heard it first from Cindy Jones! Picnik is closing in April I was very upset and re-blogged the information It seems there are many upset users Help Save Picnik ! Via Jeanean Gendron, CDPE, CIAS ~ Redding & Shasta County Specialist (Real Living, Real Estate Professionals): Here is the email I just receive from Jorden Albright, CEO of Picnik. I signed the petition to save Picnik and I posted it to Facebook and to Twitter. Please do same if you have not. Many people have. Please read below and go to their Facebook page and LIKE it! Let' all (4 comments)
Slippery Sidewalks Steps Rivers Bend Condos Phila Pa . The weather was frightful snow had fallen while most of us were sleeping .We woke up to snow on a Saturday morning .My clients did not care and still wanted to look at condo's in the Torresdale area of Phila Pa .They are looking for a 2BR 2Bath condo. Young professional buyers looking in the Torresdale section of Phila and did not want to be bothered with outside maintenance. A club house,pool,and gym were not a priority. Location and maintenance were their biggest priority . The buyers picked me up in (5 comments)
Digitize Business cards Hannah Williams Helpful Hints .When I saw this I was totally amazed and felt I must share his with my friends and business associates. How clever is this new app for your smartphone .It is called CardMunch from Linkedn. Please watch this "video" which explains how it works. You may never have to carry around business again ! Digitize your buiness cards with Linkedln CardMunch app . HelpfulHannah hopes it is helpful
Picnik Users-Heads Up The Doors Are Closing Forever - 01/20/12 07:55 PM
What fun it is going to Picnik and editing my photos Having my signature at the bottom of each special photo Putting that picture in a special frame This will all end on April 19 2012 Until then Free Premium Service for All I will sincerely Miss Picnik Via Cindy Jones-Northern Virginia Real Estate & Military Relocation Services (CJ Realty Group, Inc.): If you are like me you have enjoyed the tools available in the Picknik on-line photo editor for the last few years. Today while uploading a photo for some edits I was greeted with the following message:
No more (3 comments)
Unemployed in Connecticut with a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac Loan? - 01/20/12 06:04 PM
Have you recently found yourself unemployed? Do you feel hopeless and worried about how you will pay your mortgage ? Here is some helpful information to follow There is forbearance and it is for mortgages across the USA Help is here but you need to call
Via Andrea Swiedler - Swiedler & Adams - New Milford, Litchfield CT Real Estate (Prudential Connecticut Realty, Litchfield County Real Estate): Help! I just got a pink slip, how am I going to pay my mortgage??? You may be entitled to some help, mortgage forbearance, or more to the point, deferring payment for a (1 comments)
J Edgar Movie Now Playing in Phila & Bucks County. Hannah Williams thinks this would be a great movie to see. It is a true story from Clint Eastwood . J Edgar is supporting of a wonderful cast including Leonardo DiCaprio who should be nominated for an Oscar in his role. It is a true and fascinating story that needed to be told . Check your local theaters for times near you . I hope you enjoy this "video" preview of "J Edgar"
Good Morning Rainy Day Office Meeting in Philly .I am getting ready for our monthly office meeting at our Re/Max office . This is the first meeting of the New Year 2012 .We all we be hungry as our Broker. Sal Palentino brings us hot pizza and desserts to be sure we are not hungry . We will discuss our plans for 2012 . The meeting is never too long or boring . I must be on my way I do not want to be late . It is a Good Morning it is a Rainy Day in Philly perfect (7 comments)
Delaire Landing Market Report January 2012 Phila Pa. Hannah Williams says that Trend Mls reports as of 1/15/2012 the following information. There are 12 active listings in Delaire Landing The Prices range from $95,000-$199,000 There are 3 pending sales in Delaire Landing Prices range from $84,900- $119,900 There have been 3 settled sales in the last 3 months in Delaire Landing 1) 1 BR 1 Bath in the Mid-rise sold at $75,000 2)2 BR 2Bath with den sold for $126,500 3)2 BR 2 Bath sold for $152,500 It is my opinion that Delaire Landing values have depreciated greatly in the (7 comments)
Rivers Bend Sales Market Report January 2012 Philadelphia Pa Hannah Williams says that trend MLS has reported the following information as of January 15 2012 There are 3 active listing reported in the Rivers Bend condominiums located in the Torresdale section of Phila Pa 1) 2BR 2 Full bath B unit without loft 1 car garage + laundry room Priced for $128,000 2) 2 BR 2 full Baths B unit with loft ,Fireplace and many extras + 1 car garage + laundry room Priced for $ 160,000 3) 2 BR 2 Full Baths B unit with loft many upgrade T/O (2 comments)
As Neil Young said, "Here's some more trash for ya." - 01/15/12 12:35 PM
Check this out for Safety first When the water is Cold the water turns blue When the water is Hot the water turns red I think it is Great for Kids ..What do you think? Watch the short video Via Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections.com): I always find it a little bit disconcerting when I find something on an inspection I have never seen before. I am not talking about the infinite ways that homeowners and home repairers/builders find to screw things up, or make odd-ball things out of ordinary home components.I am talking about entirely new mousetraps, or the (4 comments)
Village Greene Sales Market Report January 2012 Bensalem Bucks Co.Pa 19020 Trend MLS has reported this information as of 1/15/2012 There are currently 2 active listings in Village Greene 1) The Cornwall Model 3BR 2.5 Baths .Beautiful view overlooking golf course, deck, 4 season room with a therapeutic pool and spa,many extra's T/o+garage This home is priced at $323,500 2) The Neshaminy Model 3BR 2.5 bath .Contemporary home with high ceilings .Newer carpets and AC;freshly painted.2 car garage This home is priced at $339,900 There is one pending sale 1) this sale is also a Cornwell model until it settles (2 comments)
Is Your Flame Burning Blue? - 01/13/12 11:47 AM
When cooking with gas be sure your flame is blue! Do you check the color of your flame? If it is not burning blue you are in Danger of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Please take the time to read this story
Via John McCormack- Owner/Broker REALTOR, e-PRO (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): Is Your Flame Burning Blue? We purchased nice shiny stainless cookware after years of cooking on cast iron. It didn’t take but a few days and beautiful stainless was black and looked awful. We hand washed, called the cookware company and applied the supplies we were told to use to (4 comments)
Keyword Tools for Your Blog - 01/11/12 03:33 PM
The Wonder Wheel is Gone ! Here are other keyword search options. Google takes away but always gives back with other amazing tools Here are just a few Keyword tools for your blog I hope you find them Helpful
Via Brad Andersohn (Zillow - Outreach Manager): Back in the day, a few of us discovered a really cool tool from Google known as "The Wonder Wheel" which helped members with keyword selection for their SEO friendly blog posts. Now that the Wonder Wheel is gone, I get literally hundreds of requests from members looking for good alternatives to enhance (2 comments)
Tips when listing an Estate for Sale Be sure that the Will is probated before the Estate is put on the market The executor or executrix can not enter into an agreement of sale without the will being probated Best to refer them to an attorney if they do not have one and get the process started before putting the home on the market . The home may need to be cleaned out. Sometimes the family does this. Sometimes it becomes overwhelming for the family . It is good to have someone on hand who does professional clean-outs .It reduces (11 comments)
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