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Correcting A Bad Hair Color....Cheaper Than Correcting A Bad Real Estate Deal - 01/31/12 07:49 PM
Many women, and some men have tried to color their own hair. Maybe just to cover up some gray or hide the roots growing in from a previous color. Karen Fiddler shares her own experience at the salon, and connects it to selling your home for sale by owner. Thanks Karen for this great post. If you need assistance with selling or buying real estate in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen at Haralson Realty 678-521-3585 or 770-574-9221.
Via Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Mission Viejo ((949)510-2395,The Fiddler Realty Team/eVantage Real Estate):
I got my hair done yesterday. At my (6 comments)
Get your central Texas home ready for the spring market - 01/28/12 12:41 AM
Chris Twing is a central Texas home stager whith great ideas on how to get your home ready for the spring selling season. The winter weather in Tallapoosa, GA has been extra warm this year so, the spring selling season seems to have started early here. If you are thinking about selling this spring, now it the time to get ready. Thanks for the great advice Chris. If you need assistance with your spring home sale or purchase in West GA or East AL, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty, 678-521-3585 or 770-574-9221. Via Chris Twing (Twing Staging & Redesign): Ask any (0 comments)
Mill Town Music Hall Opens in Bremen, GA - 01/26/12 10:49 PM
Mill Town Music Hall Opens in Bremen, GA. Tonight, January 26, 2012 was the grand opening of Mill Town Music Hall in Bremen, GA. Randall Redding, the founder and CEO of Mill Town Music Hall calls it "a culmination of my life long passion for music, as well as a way for me to glorify God and give back to the community in which i was raised." The venue has seating for 1000 and has state of the art audio and visual systems. Promoted as a facility for quality, wholesome entertainment, it will feature Southern Gospel, County, Christian Contemporary, Bluegrass, (0 comments)
Be the Glue Not Part of the Puzzle - 01/18/12 10:30 AM
John McCormack has a great post about the Realtor (R) being the glue that holds the real estate puzzle together. Sometimes the puzzle is an easy ten piece, but sometimes it is a very difficult 1000 piece. Realtors (R) try to move the pieces into place and glue them together. Thanks John!
If you need some Realtor (R) glue in West GA or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell) Via John McCormack- Owner/Broker REALTOR, e-PRO (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): Be the glue, not part of the puzzle!As a REALTOR® I feel my role in a (2 comments)
What do You Mean Multiple Offers? I Offered Full Price! - 01/13/12 12:16 AM
What Do You Mean Multiple Offers? I Offered Full Price! In Haralson county, and Carroll county, the real estate markets that I work in, many foreclosure homes are listed at below market prices. They come on the market on Monday and are under contract by Friday. Most times these homes will have multiple offers, and above list price offers. I wrote a full price offer on a Carrollton, GA foreclosure on Monday. On Tuesday, I received the multiple offer notice. My buyer liked the home, but did not feel that it was worth more than asking price. Needless to say, someone (16 comments)
My Role as Your Buyer's Agent is to Help You Win - 01/12/12 11:41 PM
My role as a buyer's agent is to help you win...Loreena Yeo tells home buyer's how she helps buyers win the home buying game. It's not always about "how low can I go". Thanks Loreena for a great post. If you need real estate assistance in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty at 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell). Via Loreena Yeo, Realtor®| Frisco TX Community Ambassador (214)783-2210 (3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.):
My role as your buyer's agent is to help you win: Win in a real estate transaction; Win (1 comments)
Budget Bathroom Staging: Before & After Photos - 01/12/12 11:31 PM
If the winter blahs have already started, Kristine Ginsberg shows you how to transform your bathroom for under $50. A great bathroom will make you feel better all year long, and if you are trying to sell your home, a bathroom facelift could help take you from for sale to sold. Thanks Kristine, the results are beautiful. If you need real estate assistance in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell). Via Kristine Ginsberg (Morris County, NJ: Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC): Budget Bathroom Staging: Before & After Photos We’ve all heard that kitchens and (3 comments)
The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act Expires at the End of 2012 - 01/12/12 11:10 PM
The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act Expires at the End of 2012. Chris Ann Cleland reminds everyone that the mortgage debt forgiveness act expires at the end of 2012, and explains why this may be important if you are considering a short sale. The tax savings could be substantial if you short sale in 2012 vs. later. Congress may extend the program, but don't count on it. If you need real estate assistance in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell). Via Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA (Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA): The (5 comments)
A $750 billion Question? - 01/12/12 10:40 PM
Ginny Gorman asks the $750 billion question. College graduates are leaving school with an average of $25,000 in student loan debt, Some with much more. How will this affect the housing market in the future? If you need real estate in West Georgia or East Alabama call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell). Via Ginny L Gorman North Kingstown Realtor Expert (401)529.7849 www.RIHouseHunt.com (Phillips Post Road Realty- Waterfront homes, Short Sales): A $750 billion Question? It may be bigger than the housing bubble and many of you already know the answer to this question: Answers Needed! student loan debt. Student (3 comments)
Is Your Flame Burning Blue? - 01/12/12 09:51 PM
Most people love cooking with gas. John McCormack shares his cooking with gas story and a warning. Thanks for the heads up John! If you need assistance with real estate in West Georgia and East Alabama call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell). 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 (2 comments)
HUD Home Horror Stories - 01/08/12 10:36 PM
HUD Home Horror Stories. A few years ago, HUD homes were not very common in Tallapoosa, GA, or even in Bremen, GA. I never even saw one in Buchanan or Waco. Now however, HUD homes are everywhere. HUD has a lot of homes to sell, and they want agents to sell them. In fact, they offer a bonus in our area to any agent who can close a HUD home. No one tells you that HUD homes are easy to get under contract, but hard to close. To make HUD homes easier to get under contract, HUD sends out one of (6 comments)
Buyer Sues Seller For Not Disclosing Deadly Plants Eaten By Pet Rott. Disclosure Nightmare? - 01/08/12 06:32 PM
Oleanders are more prevalent in the southwest than they are in Georgia, but I have seen some planted in Tallapoosa, GA landscapes. I was not aware that oleander leaves are poisonous to animals and people. If you plant oleanders in your yard, should you be required to disclose this? If you need real estate assistance in Tallapoosa, Ga or anywhere in West Georgia or East Alabama call Karen at Haralson Realty 678-521-3585 cell or 770-574-9221 office.
Via Greg Nino Houston Texas (RE/MAX West Houston Professionals): Your average home seller isn't a Botanist. And your average seller plants and cares for many plants (2 comments)
Surviving The American Dream: The argument for 'Walking Away' - 01/07/12 09:23 PM
Bill Joyce shares his insight to the housing market, and the case for waking away from a house that is "underwater". Wheter you agree with him or not, this is an excellent view point of what happened during the housing boom. Thanks Bill! If you need assistance with real estate in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585. Via Bill Joyce (Better Home Less Money): In Mike Coopers post on the 'Short Sale of Convenience' he touches on what I believe to be an important but controversial subject, strategic default (ending in either short sale or (2 comments)
Five Realtor Secrets Home Buyers Should Know - 01/07/12 08:29 PM
Michal Bander shares five realtor secrets home buyers should know. These are things that some buyers may not think about. Thanks Michal! If you need real estate assistance in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell) Via Guaranteed Rate Inc.: When preparing to purchase a home, whether you’re a first time home buyer or looking for an investment home, it pays to do your homework before house hunting. But where do you start? Do as the experts do! Here are some insider tips Real Estate Agents follow to know where to find great homes for (2 comments)
Yup... Still Asking For Your Help.....I Promise... I Won't Ask Again.... Pleeeaaaassseee!!! - 01/05/12 02:04 AM
If you feel generous, help Stacey win an iPad 3 by clicking the link in her blog post. Good Luck Stacey! If you need real estate assistance in West GA or East Alabama, call Karen Steed at Haralson Realty, 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585. Via Stacey Smith - Laguna Beach Real Estate Specialist (CA Coastal Estates, Inc.): Yup... Still Asking For Your Help.....I Promise... I Won't Ask Again.... Pleeeaaaassseee!!!
So now that I caught your attention with a catchy title....I'm glad you visited my blog! I do need your help though! The help of all my fellow activerainers would be sooo much appreciated! Right (0 comments)
Water, water everywhere: Do you know how to de-winterize? - 01/05/12 01:44 AM
Water, water everywhere: Do you know how to de-winterrize? As more REO properties are sold this winter, buyers need to have info on de-winterization. Liz Lockhart shares some great advice for buyers on the process. Thanks Liz. If you need assistance with real estate, call Karen at Haralson Realty, 770-574-9221 or 678-521-3585 (cell) Via Liz Lockhart,GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate (CENTURY 21 Key Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO): Chances are that you have never had a house winterized, unless you are an REO agent. You may, however, have SOLD an REO property. Knowing a little about winterization and de-winterization is a must in the current market. (4 comments)
Renters, Check out Your Landlord! - 01/05/12 01:19 AM
Renters, Check out Your Landlord! Connie Harvey tells you how. If you have ever rented a home, you know how much info you had to give to the landlord. Now, you can check out the landlord, and make sure the property you are trying to rent has not received a notice of default. All over the country, renters are being evicted because the landlord is in default. Make sure you check the address before turning over your money. Thanks for the info Connie! If you need assistance with real estate in West GA or East Alabama, Call Karen Steed at Haralson (1 comments)
What's Ahead for Real Estate in 2012? - 01/01/12 10:18 PM
What's ahead for real estate in 2012? No one has a crystal ball to see clearly what's in store for the real estate markets in 2012, ,but many things are going on that will have a definite effect. As agreements are reached between loan servicers and each States Attorney General offices, we can expect more REO properties to reach the market place. In my area, it seems that REO's are becoming scarce. Will they be allowed to flood the market? Who knows? Short sales are becoming more common. Banks are allowing more underwater sellers to attempt short sales, so it appears (2 comments)
The Toilet Paper Doesn't Fit The Holder Anymore - 01/01/12 04:30 PM
Everyone has noticed the sizes of things at teh grocery store are shrinking, while the prices are increasing. The same can be said for short sale homes. The price may look low, but it may end up costing you much more. Karen Fiddler has some great insights into the short sale market place. If you are thinking about looking at short sales for your new home, make sure you and your agent investigate throughly. If you need assistance with real estate in West Georgia or East Alabama, call Karen at Haralson Realty. 678-521-3585 or 770-574-9221 Via Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Mission Viejo ((949)510-2395,The (1 comments)
Land for sale in Rome, GA - 01/01/12 11:13 AM
Land for sale in Rome, GA - now priced better than ever! I have a great spot of land for sale in Rome, GA that I just have to tell everyone about! This land for sale in Rome, GA has 10.24 acres, and is ideal for someone wanting a place of their own for hunting, camping, riding 4-wheelers, or shooting targets. This land for sale in Rome, GA borders timber company land, and had plenty of space for planting food plots for wildlife, and great spots for setting up a hunting blind or tree stand. Power is in place, so (2 comments)
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