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NAR Pulse: Las Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - 01/31/11 11:54 AM
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The New High School Exit Exam, you only have 4 CORRECT answers out of 10 to be able to pass….
Remember….. 4 correct answers means you PASS! 1. How long did the Hundred Years’ War last? 2. Which animal do we acquire cat gut? 3. Which country creates Panama hats? 4. What is a camel’s hair brush consists of? 5. Russians commemorates the October Revolution in which month? 6. What country did Chinese gooseberries came from? 7. Purple finch is what color? 8. King George VI’s first name was? 9. Which animal did The Canary Islands in the Pacific (2 comments)
Third Most Affluent Town in U.S: Mission Hills - 01/26/11 02:36 PM
Overland Park is indeed one of the best places to live in the U.S. But it is got nothing on Mission Hills in terms of lifestyles of the rich and famous. The northeast Johnson County Suburb with 3,500 population that ranked as the country’s third most affluent neighbourhood according to Forbes magazine last week. With a median household income of $243,000, Mission Hills placed behind Westlake, Texas outside of Fort Worth and the Village of Kenilworth, Illinois situated on the shores of Lake Michigan just north side of Chicago. Mission Hills’ city administration, Courtney Christensen stated that the ranking pointed to (0 comments)
Can you tell me when you are in a room, restroom or hotel which is a mirror and which is a 2-way glass? Here’s a trick: it is quite interesting! And I know in about 30 seconds you are going to do my trick and find the nearest mirror you can see.
Do you have any ideas how to determine if a mirror is way or not? Here’s how... A policewoman who travels all over America and provides seminars and techniques for businesswomen shared this on. Once we visit toilets, powder rooms, hotel rooms, (1 comments)
In order to sell a property in this market, you need to have a home looking at its best. For to that, it has to have an amazing curb appeal. The 70 points of marketing I offer to our clients can get people to their street or to their driveway. The great front looks of the property will let the buyer get out of the car and into the house.
A home is a product and should have given tender, love and care in terms of marketing. Like any other product you need to be sure that the product (0 comments)
A Man in the Coffee Bean - 01/21/11 10:24 AM
A test how quick can find it. If you are a lefty, you might find it faster since you utilize your right brain more. Try to search the man in the coffee beans….
This is strange once you find the guy which is so obvious… its embarrassing and you think… Why I did not see the guy immediately? Specialists have concluded that.....
If you find the guy in the coffee beans in just 3 seconds, the right half of your brain is better developed than others. If you find the man in the coffee beans from 3 (12 comments)
America’s Most Wealthy Neighborhoods! - 01/20/11 12:34 PM
1. City of Westlake, Texas Westlake is a Dallas town is the haven to the Jonas Brothers, Famous baseball players and golfers such as Josh Hamilton and K.J. Choi and the big time CEOs like Matthew Rose. The town is the richest place in to U.S. with an approximate yearly median household income of $250,000. 2. Village of Kenilworth, MichiganSituated along Lake Michigan’s north shore, this Chicago suburb is the most elite neighborhood in the Midwest. The guesstimate median household income is $247,000. Even with the housing slouch, the average house in the area goes after just under $988,000 based on Zillow. 3. Mission (0 comments)
Monotonous Manhattan Real Estate in 2010 - 01/19/11 02:15 PM
Four of New York’s biggest largest residential real estate brokers subjected Manhattan market reports Tuesday and all pointed out that home prices were, fundamentally flat in the fourth quarter of 2010. The average price of a Manhattan apartment dropped 5.6% to $840,000 from $890,000 in the third quarter based on the market data accumulated by Brown Harris Stevens and Halstead. However, they discover that prices were increased 5% from the previous year. According to Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel, and one of the best real estate appraisal companies in town, a plunge from third quarter was expected. It is (1 comments)
The following are tips to assure you understand what to expect and are investing in a property people really want to rent. Make a research first... If you are preparing to purchase a second home for use as a vacation rental, plan multiple trips to the desired destination, researching and walking few neighbourhoods to feel and mood of each. Remember that you are not buying the house but also purchasing the community surrounding the property. The bigger the better Try to search the maximum amount of bedrooms and baths as possible so the home attracts larger families and groups (1 comments)
ü To avoid injury on your lawn, avoid walking on frozen grass. ü Lawns that were planted this past fall will require watering during dry periods when the land is not frozen. ü Unfinished dormant seeding in December can be done in January. First hand scrape or verti-cut areas to be planted. Keeping gathering or cutting down leaves to prevent pile up of leaves. Leaves can smother grass. ü Keep away from spring rush. Have your lawn mower boosted now. ü Houseplants valued being watered with warm tap water for this time of the year. ü Fertilize houseplants (1 comments)
· For better gas mileage check every month the air pressure of your car tires. · Spring is almost there! Remember to clean, sharpen and oil garden tools. · Clean or restore heating system filters. · Don’t forget to cleanse the filter in the hood over the range · Inspect the attic for condensation and if there is any, improve the ventilation. · Cleaning the clothes and dish washers - Mark Groom, owner of Groom’s Appliance Repair is the total favourite appliance repair man. For appliance trouble Mark is just a call away. Call him on this number 816-524-7184. Mark caters Jackson and Cass Counties (2 comments)
Homeownership No Longer a Requisite - 01/10/11 03:09 PM
In October, the Lennar Corporation took the road that is not taken earlier. The Miami-based homebuilder settled to invest its dollars not in new housing developments but to those properties that are distressed, purchasing $740 million in broken assets from three financial institutions. I housing experts view, this point of the housing cycle is probably a better use of its capital. Last April 2010, federal homebuyer tax credit expired; existing home sales slid lower and lower. The National Association of Realtors’ numbers for August demonstrated a 19.2 percent decline over August 2009. Then the Wall Street Journal Stated that home sales (1 comments)
The five major mortgage loan servicers together with JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp, may be the first to clear up with 50 state attorneys general who are exploring foreclosure practice, according to Bloomberg alluding to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.
The attorney-general group anticipates reaching five separate agreements with the five largest servicers; Miller stated who leads the multi-state probe. Miller could not be instantly reached for comment by Reuters outside U.S business hours.
The other three large servicers include Citigroup Inc, Ally Financial Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. The said group has (1 comments)
Wendy and John Rocca whenever they open their front door to claim the newspaper, they recover jars of jelly and peanut butter on their steps. “We don’t have any idea who brought them,’ Wendy stated. However they understand where the jars are going. The jars are going to South Korea, Afghanistan and Iraq where U.S troops are serving who need something from “back home.” The Roccas are the creator of Operation American Soldier, Watertown Massachusetts which is a charity that each month packs and ships tons of cheer boxes to woman abroad and servicemen and a mushrooming enterprise that started (0 comments)
Manhattan, New York home sales slowed down during the fourth quarter of 2010 but accumulate prices increased as consumers purchased larger homes based on the fourth quarter market reports released in the city’s major brokerage firm last Tuesday. The average price of homes purchased in Manhattan in the last months of 2010 catapulted between 3 and 11.2 percent from 2009 fourth-quarter according to Prudential Douglas Elliman, the Corcoran Group and the sister company’s Halstead Property and Brown Harris Stevens. The median Manhattan sales price during the fourth quarter boosted 4.3 percent to $845,000 from $810,000 in 2009’s same quarter (0 comments)
Social Media Industry on Real Estate - 01/03/11 01:43 PM
Facebook nowadays are dominating the leader of social media industry. Facebook started in 2004 and Facebook utilized to party, chase girls and new relationships. We would then distribute these experiences with the hope that is would lead to even more socializing. From 2004, Facebook has progress tremendously though is still being utilized in the same general sense.
Social media is an exceptional way to converse and network within the industry. Are you using your timing effectively and efficiently? Try to slow down and listen to successful real estate agents has to say who did find victory in social media. According (0 comments)
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