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Foreclosures and Short Sales Dan and I work it out - 05/30/07 11:04 AM
Foreclosures and Short Sales. We here about them all the time. We all know of a Rich uncle or Friend who claims to make fabulous money in the real estate market Buying and Selling Foreclosures. Dan a real estate Investor and fixer buyer of Portland Oregon Real Estate and I had been working together only a short time. Dan had told me that he had worked with several agent's over the past few years but had not found anyone that he really clicked with. The Fixer upper market in Portland Oregon is a tough one. Tough in that there is a lot of (1 comments)
Lake Wallenpaupack Information - 05/28/07 09:07 PM
In the Heart of the Pocono_Mountains in Northeastern Pennsylvania Lies Lake_Wallenpaupack and the home of Real estate agent Karen Rice of Weichert Realtors-Paupack Group Karen has never considered herself a "salesperson" in the traditional sense; she does believe in DOING what she does best - serving customers. Karen calls this "Do" diligence! Caring and serving your customers first. That my friends is " Do Diligence. " For The Rest of the Story On Karen_Rice follow this link. For Information about Lake Wallenpaupack go to www.wallenpaupacklakeproperty.com (11 comments)
Portage Indiana's Builder Contractor - 05/25/07 10:38 PM
Steve Dalton Builder Contractor of Synergy Homes Is Your Portage Indiana Home Builder. Steve Specializes in Building and working with the First Home Buyer. This 1500 Sqft Ranch style home with a full basement in Valpariso Indana for sale in the Low $200,000's is Steve's most popular home.
Map of Portage, Valpariso and other surrounding communities where Steve Dalton's Synergy Homes is building your dream home today. Call One of the Professionals at Synergy Homes today (219) 464-8888 Featured here as proposed for Eagle Ridge is this stunning 2 story home. Another quality built beauty in Valaraiso by Builder Steve Dalton of Synergy (13 comments)
Tina is Your Celina Texas Homes Professional - 05/24/07 12:57 AM
Tina Stewart Howell a real estate agent with NCR Brokerage. Tina works in the and around the the Dallas Ft Worth Texas area in Celina and Frisco communities. Be sure to stop by her web site at Celina_Living where you will find lots of community information in her Community_of Celina Resources_Page and if it is home searches you are looking for then be sure to check out the Free_Celina Tx MLS_Search feature. This small community in Celina_Tx with home prices from $108,000 to $1,800,000 has something to offer for everyone. Tina's Love of her community and for real estate shows. In these Five (9 comments)
Art Sculptures on Interstate the Max Lightrail Yellow Line in Portland Oregon - 05/23/07 06:18 PM
The recent LightRail ( Max ) extension in North Portland from the Rose_Quarter home of the Portland_TrailBlazers NBA professional basket ball team. Tri-Met's Max_Lightrail service, the Yellow Line is connected to the main line and runs past the Rose Quarter up Interstate avenue and on out to the Expo_Center in North Portland. Along the way you will have an opportunity to view some of Portland Oregon's unique Art Work and Sculptures like the Following. :
Freestanding sculpture at Trimet's MAX Lightrail Station, Albina Mississippi in Portland close to the Rose Quarter.
Group of Three Sculptures at Ainsworth and Interstate ave on Max light rail line (8 comments)
You Have I Want Portland Oregon Real Estate an 1892 Victorian - 05/22/07 05:00 PM
Over the Years I have sent enough Letters, Flyers, Business Cards and Postcards to completely Paper this fabulous home in Uptown NW Portland Oregon is a bit of a Fixer Upper. It is just a great home close to NW 23rd avenue and is one of the last Big Fixer Upper homes. Although the lot is small the House more than makes up for the lands short comings. The Turret is just sweet. Do you know who owns this Victorian in Portland? If so give me a call I would love to talk to them about it. Fair and Honest prices are (6 comments)
The Greatest Market Ever Real Estate 2007 and Beyond - 05/20/07 06:06 PM
This is a Great Market we are in. I love this kind of market. It is the kind of market that Agent's with strong real estate sales backgrounds can excel in. Marketing agent's don't depend on a Buyer's Market or a Seller's Market. Let's face it. When the Market is Hot like it has been for the past several years, you basically only had to be a WBB (warm breathing body) to do the job. Thats right no skills, just a pleasant personality would in many cases get you through the day. Folks! For most of us, Those Days Are Gone ! Hallelujah ! It is (7 comments)
Seattle Condos and Lofts Pro Ben Kakimoto - 05/18/07 10:15 AM
Ben Kakimoto an Agent and Realtor with John L. Scott's Seattle Centers office in Belltown. Ben specializes in Seattle real estate - condos, lofts and townhomes - in Downtown Seattle, Belltown, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, First Hill, Pioneer Square, Ballard, Fremont, Green Lake, University District and West Seattle. Though Ben is an urban condo and loft specialist, he has a number of clients in South Snohomish County and have sold homes in Bothell, Mill Creek and Lynnwood. Ben also writes Two Blogs Seattle_Condos_and_Lofts find out about everything you want to know about Seattle Condo and Lofts. The Seattle_Housing_Buzz providing commentary, market trends, (7 comments)
How Prepared Are You The Mind Set of a Go-Getter - 05/16/07 06:41 PM
How Prepared are You as a Real Estate Agent? Do you carry with you the necessary tools do you your job? We never know in this business when the need may arise and an opportunity may be lost. I will give you an example. On a damp Tuesday Morninga group of us were looking at all the new vacant land properties just outside of the city limits. Most of the parcels were fairly small and easy to get to. As we made our way up the single car road towards the 1/2 acre of ground a property coincidentally listed just the night before (6 comments)
Portland University Park Coffee House and My Canon Powershot A 630 - 05/16/07 05:46 PM
This last year for me has seen the replacement of much of the Technology that I use in Real Estate for my own personal office. I detailed the account of one of those purchases in a post Deal_or_no_Deal about the purchase of a Toshiba Laptop computer. The Toshiba has really worked out well and I am as pleased as punch that I made the purchase. In fact that the Toshiba Laptop computer has already paid for itself many times over. The first time as related in the post The_New_Laptop_Pays_Off . In the subsequent dialogue of comments that followed that post Ardell_DellaLoggia asked "How did you print the (7 comments)
Dreams a Survivors Nightmare - 05/14/07 02:02 PM
Last Night was the conclusion of CBS's Reality hit television show Survivor_Fiji . Now I do not have any illusions as to real life and television programming. But the television show Survivor now in its 14th season does depict the dynamics of civilization in the context of a competition in a very short time period ( 39 or so days ). For those who do not watch the show this article is not about the show but about who we are and what we do and say. During the competition one of the contestants Yaoman had won a prize A_Ford_Truck which he promptly traded (4 comments)
Happy Mothers Day to All Mothers - 05/13/07 02:10 PM
Mothers Day May 2007 For all the wonderful women who have contributed so much to our community here on Activerain. I wish you all a very Happy Mother's Day. Be sure to treat yourself. Kick Back and Relax. Take that Lesiurely Bath . Do something Special for yourself Like a Massage, or a Steam Bath. But by all means take time to Smell the Roses! (3 comments)
Magic Johnson Moves Next-Door - 05/12/07 10:42 PM
Magic Johnson Moves Next-door According to a recent article in the Oregonian written by Ryan Frank on Wednesday May 09,2007 as part of a 14-yer effort to refurbish Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard may be anchored by Magic Johnson and his fitness center. Read more about the Story Here . The City's Portland Development Commission, see PDC_report, is due to vote on a deal to bring a 24 Hour Fitness Magic Johnson Sport Club to MLK at Alberta Street and at the head of the Alberta Arts District. For more news on the PDC and other business proposals please follow the link. Be (4 comments)
Emotions and Consumer Confidence - 05/11/07 10:02 AM
This morning while surfing through the posts, I came across a post by Joe_Harris titled Why_Are_Buyer's_Afraid. It is an interesting question Joe Poses about Buyer's and their seeming reluctance to purchase when in Joe's area prices are down. The very heart of Joe's question is to wonder why Buyer's are missing what has always been Real Estate Investors call to action. That of Buy Low and Sell High. But do Buyer's always do what is right for them? Do they always do what Investors would consider to be sound business advice. For that matter do Real Estate Investors always follow their own (3 comments)
Cant Find A Home, Fed up Sick and Tired, Stop Look and Listen - 05/09/07 10:38 PM
Have you had Enough? Fed Up , sick and tired, back against the wall? If this Internet thing is so great then why can't I find anything. I mean come on.... Sure Google tells me for the search term real estate there are over 260,000,000 pages to choose from. Page one has only 10 results. Well that's not to bad. So if the page I am looking for in # 257,000,000 it will only take me 16,062,500 minutes to find it. So what if I do not have the time to look for the next 31.7 years to look for this page? (5 comments)
U-Picked Plucked and Plundered Scotties Dream - 05/09/07 12:37 AM
Barbara had been unsucessful in selling the farm that her late husband Scottie had built from scratch. The Farm one of the last remaining large parcels of land inside the city limits catered to families flocking to the fields for U-Pick Berries, Grapes, and several varieties of Apples, Pears, Cherries and Plums. I had driven past the small gentleman's farm many times over the past 15 months that it had been on the market with a total of 4 different companies. As I walked the Corners of the property with Barbara theI could sense pride of ownership in her words as she (17 comments)
Gentlemen Start Your Engines - 05/07/07 06:03 PM
Oh the Sweet sounds and smells of Summer, Come Home to Indianapolis Indiana home to the Indy 500 and Home to Real Estate Agent Paula_Henry . Indianapolis Indiana known as the Crossroads of America, enjoys a thriving downtown of continued growth and revitalization. It is also known for its incorporation of small towns into the greater whole. The Western Suburbs Like Wayne Township, Eagle Creek, Avon, Brownsburg and Plainfield just to mention a few. Paula Henry an E-Pro_Certified_Agent with a work philosophy of " I intend to prove my value by my work ethic and performance. " You could not hope to do better.
Real Estate Agent Paula Henry an Accredited_Buyer's_Representative is (10 comments)
100 Posts On my way to 1000 - 05/07/07 03:19 AM
It seems like only a day or two ago that I started Blogging. Well I guess it was a day or more cause my first blog post was written on Feb. 03/2007. I had made the decision to begin blogging some 6 months earlier. At that time my web site provider had said that they were in the process of creating a blog for the web site. I waited. And I waited. One day out of the blue I stopped waiting. I googled blogging and Here I am some 3 months later writing my 100th post with a Point total over (30 comments)
The Beautiful Pacific Ocean Coast Northeren Californias Del Norte County - 05/05/07 10:15 PM
Northern California's best kept Secret on the Pacific Coast, Enchanting Crescent City. It is not hard to see why Realtor Fran_Gatti of Ming Tree Real Estate Lives and works here. This Charming community Located just a few miles from the Oregon Border Crescent City boasts a population of just short of 27,000. Crescent City's low cost of living index of 77 as compared to the rest of the state at 111 is only part of the story. An average Median home sales price of $215,000 makes this wonderful community an ideal location to move to and Fran Gatti is definitely your best (14 comments)
Me & Mom Duchess County Duo Provide Excellent Real Estate Service in NY - 05/05/07 12:12 PM
The Mother Daughter Team of Jennifer and Joanna Fivelsdal Provides excellent Customer Service and Satisfaction to Buyer's and Seller's in beautiful Duchess County. Centrally located in Red Hook just north of Rhinebeck NY they cover Columbia and Ulster Counties as well. Jennifer an Associate Broker with Prudential Serls Prime Properties works with Buyer's and Sellers of properties in the $100,000 to $1,000,000 range. Joanna a Licensed real estate sale person with strong organizational skills, will make your real estate transaction both rewarding and stress free. Be Sure to Visit The_Red_Hook_Hometown_Page and you will see why both Jennifer and Joanna Love working and (14 comments)
Top Producers Ten Techniques To Greatness - 05/03/07 04:57 PM
Ever wonder how The Top Producers stay on Top? We all struggle from time to time but one thing that Keeps Top Producers on Top is a consistent strategy. Although from Agent to Agent techniques very, you will find at the very heart of each and every Top Producer these core group of simple strategies that YOU can apply. Top Producers Ten Techniques to Greatness Attitude: Attitude is key to having a successful day. Routine will help establish a great day. A good breakfast, Positive affirmations, A daily planner filled with scheduled activities and events, A mirror to reflect in while on (8 comments)
Have You Been Found, Blog On I Say Blog On - 05/02/07 01:09 AM
For some time now I have been observing the phenomenon of my rise through the search engine ranks thanks to Active Rain. No time else though has it been so apparent than in the last few days. From a group of Investors as posted in a two part post Part_1 and Part_2 who I met via a phone call from Florida from Mike Dubin of the Trump_Institute . Then yesterday I fielded a couple of calls from buyers who had seen the fixers in part 2 and a call from a previous Title Company Rep. who had lost an agents telephone number. Now this one (6 comments)
Portland Oregons Laurelhurst Park and Neighborhood - 05/01/07 09:26 PM
Portland Oregon sometimes called Bridge Town due to all of the bridges that cross the Willamette River separating East Portland from West Portland. Nestled between Mt._Tabor and the Willamette River on the East side is Beautiful Laurelhurst Park and Neighborhood. Laurelhurst is one of Portland's premier neighborhoods with elegant homes on beautiful tree lined streets and was once home to many of Portland's Early day Lumber Barron's. City Neighborhood map provided by Portland Online.
Above Gateway to Laurelhurst Park. In Center of Laurelhurst Roundabout is Statue of Joan of Arc.
Homes above are a tribute to the beauty and grace (8 comments)
Flat Market Hot Market Could You use More Money Then Go Back To Work - 05/01/07 07:38 AM
So maybe you are or maybe your not Buying into all of the Media Hype about the Real Estate Market. Perhaps the Market where you are at is Out right Flat! Maybe your doing Okay. I would doubt though that there are many of us that could say that they have to much business. So what is The Solution to get out of a slump or to enhance the business your already doing? What I have known for years and you I will bet have heard at least once and more than likely ofen in your career. Go back to Work! Thats right, (28 comments)
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