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Do you remember when a smoke was a smoke? - 03/31/08 11:49 PM
A Realtor friend of mine called me the other day and was feeling down. I tried to give my friend my full attention, because I, myself, have had episodes of loneliness and despair. So, I listened to hours of tear-filled stories which she claimed to be the cause of this deep, dark, depression, but I could not understand the problem, You see, my friend had met a man. This man seemed to be her knight in shining armor sent in on a big white horse to rescue her from all of life's pitfalls. It was not meant to be, however................. The two lovebirds met at a popular hang-out (2 comments)
Don't You Wish This Was You? - 03/31/08 10:50 PM
WOW!! With 13 closings in March and 21 in the pipeline for April.........before the month even begins............I am loving Real Estate in Hampton Roads, VA !! Aren't you excited for me?? What the heck happened? After a great three quarters in 2007, I was almost starting to believe the media when they said that we were in a housing slump. I was even thinking of an alternative way to make ends meet, then it all started turning around in January after I responded to a chain letter. Now, I have never been one to believe in all that "GIVE AND YOU SHALL RECEIVEGARBAGE", (8 comments)
HAPPY APRIL 1ST!! - 03/31/08 09:57 PM
WOW!! With 13 closings in March and 21 in the pipeline for April.........before the month even begins............I am loving Real Estate in Hampton Roads, VA !! Aren't you excited for me?? What the heck happened? After a great three quarters in 2007, I was almost starting to believe the media when they said that we were in a housing slump. I was even thinking of an alternative way to make ends meet, then it all started turning around in January after I responded to a chain letter. Now, I have never been one to believe in all that "GIVE AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE (5 comments)
PROVEN METHOD TO EARN $60,000 PLUS IN COMMISSIONS IN APRIL '08!!! START TODAY!! - 03/31/08 09:25 PM
WOW!! With 13 closings in March and 21 in the pipeline for April.........before the month even begins............I am loving Real Estate in Hampton Roads, VA !! Aren't you excited for me?? What the heck happened? After a great three quarters in 2007, I was almost starting to believe the media when they said that we were in a housing slump. I was even thinking of an alternative way to make ends meet, then it all started turning around in January after I responded to a chain letter. Now, I have never been one to believe in all that "GIVE AND YOU SHALL RECEIVEGARBAGE", (1 comments)
RESPONSIBLE RENTER WANTED FOR MOTHER-IN-LAW SUITE/PRIVATE ENTERANCE - 03/31/08 04:14 PM
I am looking for someone to rent the mother-in-law suite attached/behind my home. Private enterance, large, own bath, cable, utilities included $650.00 month. Home is located in Virginia Beach, near Town Center at the end of a culdesac on the Lynnhaven River. I need someone who is responsible, a college student or someone with no drug/drinking problems and no drama please. I can be contacted here or via e-mail at email@example.com. If anyone out there knows someone who may fit this bill, please let me know. Thanks!! (2 comments)
Thousands walking away from their home and giving them back to the bank!! - 03/24/08 03:24 PM
Homeowners across America are throwing their hands up in the air and waking away from their homes, but maybe too soon. Many are well aware that they paid too much for their homes at the height of the housing boom, and if that weren't enough, they took out second mortgages. Even the homeowners who can afford the mortgage are giving their homes back to the bank because they know that they are in a negative equity situation and will never be able to recoup their loss. I am aware of more than a handful of homeowners, right here in Virginia Beach, (0 comments)
www.realtyjunkies.com is coming soon! - 03/21/08 06:22 PM
I will be posting blogs every day just keep everyone updated on this new site!! Launch should be in the first week in April and I will want as much feed back as possible to make this site as great as it can be. Keep your eyes open for www.realtyjunkies.com. Thanks!! (4 comments)
Short Sale Success with the Illinois Land Trust style closing! - 03/21/08 06:02 PM
If you have never negotiated a short sale, you may want to try it. Many homeowners are finding this a great way to avoid foreclosure, and many investors are finding this a great way to help the owner out of a difficult situation and make a couple of extra bucks. This is not an easy transaction, but can be well worth the work in the end. I am not going to get into the ins and outs of negoiating a short sale, but I can tell you how to work the deal without ever really having your money tied up in the (1 comments)
Virginia Beach Eviction Turned Deadly! - 03/21/08 05:31 PM
Two days ago, at a Virginia Beach Apartment complex, 6 people were shot and 3 died when employees of Thalia Apartments tried to evict a tennant. The first time they went to his door, he answered the door naked, and the second time they went, he answered the door with guns. This is a huge tragedy, but we have to remember that there is always the potential for something like this to happen in our business. For those of us who are landlords and those of us who are Realtors, we must pay close attention to the deadly stories of late (5 comments)
Are you really a good father? - 03/21/08 12:32 PM
Ask yourself this question at least once a day!! Answer yourself honestly. Your sons and daughters are depending on your influence for their character, self esteem, love, self worth, responsitility, and their measure of contribution to our society. Make sure that you are giving them what they need and not taking something away which they can never get back!! (4 comments)
Make sure your investment is a GOOD investment!! - 03/21/08 11:56 AM
Everyone seems to be caught up in investing in real estate because of the slump in the market. There are alot of new investors out there ready to make big bucks and cash in quick, but be careful. You have to consider the fact that if you think you are making a great deal on a house because it has been on the market for a while, needs some work, and is priced lower than others in the area, other investors have already looked at the same house, and propbably could not make the numbers work. If you can't negotiate the (1 comments)
Great Home in Portsmouth for 100k - 03/20/08 03:52 PM
I have an investor who would like to unload a home on Elm Street in Portsmouth, VA. This home sits just beyond the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River right in the middle of many beautiful, new homes built and marketed by Nancy Chandler & Assoc. in the high 300k range. While this home is historic, it would be a great investment for a rental or just to fix up and re-sell. Call me for more information or to view this property. 757-287-0062 (2 comments)
How much more are you paying to move a couple of pieces of furniture? - 03/20/08 02:18 PM
One of my favorite investors rented a U-Haul in Virginia Beach this morning to move a couple of appliances. He was quoted a price for the day, mile, and told to bring the truck back with the same amount of gas in which he left. He drove a total of 13 miles. Before he returned the truck, he stopped and put $5.00 of gas in the truck. Seems like it would be enough, right? No!!! He was told that he would be charged a $30.00 service and $4.00 a gallon if he did not put more gas in the tank. He (1 comments)
THANKS TO NAOMA DORRIGUZZI - 03/18/08 07:59 PM
THIS IS REALLY JUST A PRACTICE. I AM NOT REALLY SURE ABOUT ALL OF THIS, BUT WANTED TO THANK NAOMA DORIGUZZI WITH WACHOVIA MORTAGE FOR INVITING ME TO JOIN ACTIVE RAIN AND THANKS TO HER HUSBAND CHARLIE FOR INTRODUCING. NAOMA IS A SWEETHEART AND GREAT TO WORK WITH!! I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING NEW PEOPLE HERE, BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY!! O'SULLIVANS WARF WILL BE OPENING SOON ON GREAT NECK ROAD IN VIRGINIA BEACH. THIS WILL BE IN THE OLD ISLA BUILDING AND WILL ALSO HAVE ON AND OFF PREMISES CATERING. THE OWNERS ARE GREAT GUYS AND THIS WILL PROVE TO (7 comments)
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