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Avoid Over-Improving Your Investment Property - 11/24/08 10:06 AM
Many Investors in Jackson, Mississippi will be looking to find good deals on rehab properties for quick re-sales. But many real estate investors will find that today's market rules are really different from those rules of a few years ago. So, I want to give all investors a heads-up. There is one thing you need to be cautious about on today's real estate market and that is over-improving the property. Several real estate investors have recently found that over-improving the property has caused them to lose money because the property takes a longer time to sell. So, gone are the days (0 comments)
2008's Popular Real Estate Trends - 11/17/08 07:37 PM
Many buyers will ask me which is better: buying a new home or an older home, buying in the city or in the suburb, what's the latest real estate trends? Well, not everyone is the same. What might work for one family may not be as great for another family. I can tell you that any property in the city will cost you more. The question is: "Are you willing to pay more to be close to work, nightlife, shopping and hundreds of restaurants?" Up until last month, many buyers were looking to buy in the city because of high gas prices, but (0 comments)
Bass Pro Shop Kicks Off The Holiday Season In Pearl , MS - 11/10/08 10:17 AM
Many Pearl , Mississippi residents will agree that the community of Pearl is a wonderful place live, work and play, and the reasons for this just got better. The Bass Pro Shop in Pearl , Mississippi just kicked off the holiday season with the opening of Santa's Wonderland. The opening of Santa's Wonderland not only made kids and parents happy, it also made 30 new employees happy since the store needed thirty extra hands to make the wonderland happen. Santa's Wonderland will be open from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. (0 comments)
How to Sell Your Home Quickly When Relocating - 11/03/08 03:38 PM
Many times relocation can't be avoided. When you get a new job or a promotion that requires you to move in just a couple of weeks, what will you do to sell your home that fast? In today's economy, it's almost guaranteed that you will have to face the challenge of putting your house on the market and moving on out. Sometimes, the spouse with a new job can go ahead and move while the other spouse stays to take care of the home selling matters. But, many times that's just not possible, so what do you do? There are several (1 comments)
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