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The history of The Count Basie Theater Even though there were already several other theatres in the Borough of Red Bank, New Jersey by 1925 (including the Strand, Palace, Empire and Lyric Theatres), on July 29, 1925 the Red Bank Register reported that Joseph Oschwald of Little Silver had announced plans to build a theatre on Monmouth Street. Projected to open eight months later on April 1, 1926, the new theatre would have seating for about 2,000 persons and be equipped for moving pictures, vaudeville and dramatic shows. The ninety foot by one hundred and ten foot theatre would include a wide lobby (1 comments)
Short Sales - 03/29/08 10:05 AM
A short sale is when a lender accepts a discount on a mortgage to avoid a possible foreclosure auction or bankruptcy. Instead of buying from a seller, you are purchasing the property directly from the lender for a discount. For example: A homeowner, who is facing foreclosure, has an existing first mortgage of $300,000. You write an offer to the lender for $220,000, which is accepted as full payment for the loan. This is a short sale. Why are they willing to take such a discount? Several reasons. First of all, banks do not like excess inventory and bad loans on (0 comments)
Buying and flipping ~What to expect~Hidden expenses~ - 03/28/08 09:53 AM
Here are two interesting videos that will inform new real estate investors about hidden expenses that should be considered when your thinking of buying a home to flip in today's market. Most times, new investors do not take into consideration closing costs and other essential fees that will take money out of your bottom line. An interesting fact within the video is these investors always get performance agreements from their sub-contractors. Since time is money when your looking to buy and flip a home. The holding /carrying costs can eat up profits quickly if your not prepared. (0 comments)
Sales Strategies - 03/17/08 12:29 AM
Nido Qubein a man who came to the United States as a teenager with little knowledge of English, no contacts and only $50 in his pocket, yet ended up a mega success story. listen to what he has to say about success. Nido's business savvy led him to help start a bank in 1986 and today he serves on the board and executive committee of a Fortune 500 financial corporation with 115 billion-dollars in assets and 25,000 employees. He is also chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company with 218 stores in 42 states. He serves on the boards of several national (2 comments)
Monmouth County 2007 Sales MCAR - 03/16/08 11:33 PM
Information supplies from The Monmouth County Association of realtors. Please note that Finite numbers can be obtained through the national association of realtors and the state of New Jersey. According to MCAR List-it system there were 5037 residential sales in Monmouth County in 2007 with an average sale price of $561,833. Dawn Marie White Broker-Sales Manager (0 comments)
Purchasing Vacant Land 2 - 03/12/08 05:41 PM
Purchasing Vacant Land 2 (edit/delete) Are you considering buying property near tidal water? Building a home, a retail center, or marina? Are you proposing a development? Or maybe an addition to an existing structure in a coastal town? If so, here are things to consider Waterfront Development Permit The Waterfront Development Law, passed in 1914, seeks to limit problems that new development could cause for existing navigation channels, marinas, moorings, other existing uses, and the environment. The Waterfront Development Law regulates not only activities in tidal waters, but also the area adjacent to the water, extending from the mean high water line (0 comments)
The Power Of Business Networking - 03/09/08 04:48 PM
As soon as one enters college, he is told about the importance of networking. While counselors and professors have their own theories regarding business networking, you may want to apply these basic tips if you wish to stand out from the clutter. what is networking about? Networking is far more than shaking hands, introducing yourself and being seen. It's about presence, integrity and having a vision that transcends individuals' goals; bringing ideas and people together that would have otherwise never crossed paths.In fact, the interesting thing about networking is that it is very much like sports. How so? Simple. Some may think (0 comments)
Monmouth County: Sales By Town 01/01/08 to 02/29/2008 - 03/09/08 03:39 PM
Sales By Area Report This report represents statistics taken from the Monmouth Ocean MLS System. Providing the number of sales in each Monmouth County town, along with total sales figures and average sale prices.
Monmouth County: Market Comparison 2007 to 2008 Active Pending Sold Expired - 03/09/08 03:32 PM
The stated information are statistics obtained through the Monmouth County Association of realtors. If your looking to purchase in Monmouth or Ocean County, you as the consumer should be educated on the market as a whole. Please visit back frequently to get updated information on the Ocean & Monmouth county markets, You will find Market Comparisons of active, pending & closed sales, Comparison break down by town, and other important data that will help ensure your knowledge of the Ocean & Monmouth County Markets (0 comments)
About Belmar - 03/09/08 03:11 PM
Belmar Belmar has been popular destination for summer beachgoers for more than a century. Now being an appealing town to live and raise a family. Located on the Jersey coast just 50 miles south of New York City, Belmar is surrounded by water on three sides - the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Shark River Inlet to the north, and the beautiful bay of the Shark River to the west. Salty offshore breezes and spectacular Shark River sunsets are a part of daily life here. Belmar is a town of stately homes on tree-lined streets all within walking distance of the (0 comments)
The Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center - 03/09/08 12:55 PM
The Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center A great place to take the kids on the weekend. The Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center is a place that provides an experience of learning and discovery. You and the kids can learn about wetlands ecology, wildlife and habitat protection through interactive exhibits. Nature Movies: Birds Saturday & Sunday, March 22 & 23 from 1-4pm Soar through the sky in this exciting journey to look up close at our feathered friends - Birds. Spring has Sprung!!! Saturday & Sunday, March 29 & 30 at 1pm Identify some spring wildflowers and make one to take home Earth Day Open House (0 comments)
Investment Opportunity - 03/09/08 12:35 PM
20 3 acre lots fully approved. Call Dawn Marie White Crossroads Realty Inc 732-581-9414 Cell 732-528-6800 Office (0 comments)
Opening Files - 03/09/08 12:09 PM
Sometimes your not sure of which program to use when your opening a file. The information provided will show you which progams to use when down loading a contract, fax, text file, picture, word document , power point presentation, video, movie or spread sheet. Take note of the file extensions. After downloading a document make sure you right click and use the OPEN WITH to open your program in the correct format.
Vacant Land Financing Options - 03/09/08 09:55 AM
Land Financing Unimproved land, or raw land, with no plans for improvement is the hardest type of property to secure a loan on because it is in essence a speculative investment. Raw land has no added improvements like sewers, utilities, streets or structures. A raw land loan will have higher down payment requirements and a higher interest rate than an improved property loan. Some lenders require a 50 percent down payment, but you should be able to find a lender that will only require a 20 or 25% percent down payment. A local lender that is familiar with the property will be (0 comments)
Vacant Land One might think that buying land is a simple process, but in actuality it can be complicated and in many ways is more difficult than buying a home. Despite the challenges, many Developers, small builders and Build your own entrepreneurs decide that vacant land is the right real estate investment for them. Zoning regulations vary greatly from area to area, so carefully study the local zoning rules that apply to any prospective land purchase Zoning Limits and restricts buildings and structures to specified districts and regulates to type and extent of their use, trade, industry, residence, open space or other purposes. Zoning (2 comments)
Wall Township - 03/03/08 10:44 PM
Wall Township Wall Township covers thirty-two square miles of southern Monmouth County. This land was originally inhabited by the Lenni Lenape, an Algonquian group of Native Americans. Bordered by Howell Township, The Manasquan River and the other seashore communities of Brielle, Manasquan, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Lake Como and Belmar. Wall enjoys a location that is a quick hop, skip & a jump to the Garden State Parkway, Routes 34, 35, 18 and 195 offering convenience to commuting professionals. Wall Township is home to more than 25,000 residents beautiful neighborhoods a top rated school district, a wealth of shopping (0 comments)
Because of the convenience & speed of e-mail, people use it more frequently to communicate. There is no gesture, no tone, and no volume. There is no facial expressions intent, or emotions in an email. An E-mail is just words on paper from someone they have never met or only met a few times. It is almost too easy to send e-mail with a negative emotional impact. Once you hit the send button and your e-mail goes charging across the Internet, you can't bring it back. Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, you might be tempted to say something you would (1 comments)
St. Patricks Day at Allaire State Park - 03/02/08 12:30 PM
1830's St. Patrick's Day CelebrationSunday March 9 • 12 noon-3 p.m. • Admission Free • Program at 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. The 19th Century St. Patrick's Day Event at the Historic Village at Allaire examines the plight of the Irish Immigrant in the early 1800's. If you are expecting corned beef and cabbage, pipers playing Danny Boy and Irish Step Dancers performing, this event may shock you. It is the objective of Allaire Village, Inc. to present an historically accurate portrayal of the social climate of the period through this event. While we know that James P. Allaire was intolerant (1 comments)
New Jersey: By The Numbes - 03/02/08 11:42 AM
NEW JERSEY BY THE NUMBERS SEARCH PROPERTY STATS On this page, you will be able to access many of the same government databases that journalists have been using for years. And we've made it easy. Each link on this page will take you to a special interface we've built that allows you to search and sort a wide assortment of records. Want to know whether your neighbor pays more or less than you in property taxes? Curious how much teachers make? How has the crime rate changed in your town over the years? Now you have all of these resources and (0 comments)
Brielle: About the Town - 03/02/08 11:40 AM
Brielle Brielle has quite a history which leads back as far as the 1600's Henry Hudson, a Dutch explorer, discovered this area in September of 1609 while sailing his ship the "Half Moon." The local Indians were quite surprised as he landed his ship in what is now Monmouth County. Over the years Brielle has grown into a fine upscale residential community with many of its residents commuting to careers in New York. With charming vintage homes and large estate sized properties. The main industry is still tied to the waterfront. The Brielle's marinas host more than 200 commercial and charter fishing boats. (0 comments)
Barbara Corcoran-Eatontown Sheraton 2/29 MCAR Breakfast - 03/02/08 11:33 AM
At the Eatontown Sheraton today, I had the opportunity to hear Barbara Corcoran speak. I have seen her in several interviews but never had the pleasure in person. I believe her life story exudes feelings of the ability to overcome and work with what you got kid attitude. The down to earth attitude of Barbara leaves you with the thoughts that communication is on the forefront, honesty with yourself and the people that surround is key, and your clients come first. A question and answer session varied in topic from personal to down and dirty real estate questions. How do you feel about (0 comments)
If you're considering a condo in Monmouth County Please review the enclosed data. The information will reflect the unit sales of condos along with the average sale prices in each town. A consumer should evaluate each association carefully prior to purchase. There are many factors that need to be considered and you do not want any surprises after you sign on the dotted line. (0 comments)
Buying a Condo or Townhome - 03/02/08 11:09 AM
When purchasing a condo consumers should evaluate the entire seneiro. Most complexes charge a one time association fee and 98% of them charge a montly maintenance fee. Make sure your agent gets you this information befor you buy. What do your monthly dues include? Water, Sewer, CableGround maintenance / gardeners Trash pick-up Insurance: How much coverage and what does it cover?Professional management fees Pool, spa or fitness centers Roads and sidewalks Assigned parking (and if so, how many spaces?) Gate accessHow do the fees compare to fees charged by other condos in the area? Once you make an offer, It is (0 comments)
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