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Adair Park- Atlanta GA - 07/28/07 05:03 PM
Community - Adair Park Location - Atlanta in Fulton County Active Properties over 35 Lowest price home -57K Highest price home - 270K Last home sold for - 155K Average price - 144K Average DOM - 105 days Search Properties in Adair Park Now!! Do you need to speak to the Adair expert? Call me today for more detail school information, Free CMA and free buyer consultation. Visit my site and search Fulton county homes now!! Or Visit us at http://www.atlcondominium.com/ (1 comments)
Gwinnett Top rated Elementary School (Part 3 of 3) - 07/21/07 10:53 PM
Gwinnett County boosts of one of the best schools in the state of GA! Here are the top rated High Schools in Gwinnett County per http://www.greatschools.net/ Search Homes for sale in Gwinnett County Now!! or contact me directly for more school and related information. The free and reduce priced Lunch indicated the percentage of students eligible for the federal free and reduced-price lunch program as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). School Ratings are out of 10. (4 comments)
Gwinnett County boosts of one of the best schools in the state of GA! Here are the top rated High Schools in Gwinnett County per http://www.greatschools.net/ Search Homes for sale in Gwinnett County Now!! or contact me directly for more school and related information. The free and reduce priced Lunch indicated the percentage of students eligible for the federal free and reduced-price lunch program as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). School Ratings are out of 10. (0 comments)
Top 5 High Schools in Gwinnett County. (Part 1 of 3) - 07/21/07 10:16 PM
Gwinnett County boosts of one of the best schools in the state of GA! Here are the top rated High Schools in Gwinnett County per http://www.greatschools.net/ Search Homes for sale in Gwinnett County Now!! or contact me directly for more school and related information. The free and reduce priced Lunch indicated the percentage of students eligible for the federal free and reduced-price lunch program as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). School Ratings are out of 10. (1 comments)
Do you like Sushi!! Happy Sumo - Japanese Restaurant. - 07/21/07 05:50 PM
I hated it until I tasted it... Well I guess you can say I hated the thought of putting any raw fish in my month. Like so many others when I tasted it, I was hooked I don't usually eat meat; I would have it about 5-6 times a year...I am not a vegetarian. I just think fish and other seafood is healthier for me and to me they taste better... Anywho, I found this awesome sushi spot close to where I work, Happy Sumo. What I like about this restaurant... The ambiance, it's really nice and has an authentic and personal feel to (8 comments)
My Expired listing Update....So I did some Expireds today - 07/21/07 05:33 PM
Thanks to those of you who gave me some suggestions today for my expired listing endeavors. Thanks TLW.... Great suggestion about using the search!! This is a brief report... I pulled my listing off the MLS and picked 5 of the homes that were closest to me...(baby steps) Got the stats; current listing properties close to the subject property, did a CMA for each of the expired and printed a copy of Lu's Five easy questions to get expired listings In choosing my properties, I eliminated any property that was vacant because I wanted to find an occupied house... The first two properties were bummers, (9 comments)
Do you use the search option on Active Rain? - 07/21/07 12:21 PM
Located on the top right of the AR blog home page is a search blog option, there you can seach keywords and pull up related post. TLW reminded me today about the search option on AR after I posted a blog asking for suggestions about expired listings. So after she did I went and keyword search expired….Wow!!! All my questions were answered and then some. I am aware of the search option but I hardly used it before… but now you can get instant information rather than posting and waiting for comments… I think it can be one of the better resources (20 comments)
My newest gem - I am a jogging fool and I always enjoy a good trail. I was introduced last week to this awesome park. I absolutely love the 1.5 trail most of this multi purpose trail is enclosed with lust vegetation and is really scenic and nice for jogging, biking or simply walking. The park itself is a 160-acre community park and is located between Lawrenceville and Lilburn. With three adult softball fields, seven baseball/softball fields with a football field overlay, six soccer fields and concession/restroom areas. All your recreation needs should be met in addition it boosts a nice Playground, (4 comments)
Atlanta GA - 07/20/07 09:17 AM
This is for anyone who lives in Atlanta , Georgia , has ever lived in Atlanta , has ever visited Atlanta , ever plans to visit Atlanta , knows anyone who already lives in Atlanta , or knows anyone who has ever heard of Atlanta . Atlanta is composed mostly of one-way streets. The only way to get out of downtown Atlanta is to turn around and start over when you reach Greenville , South Carolina . All directions start with, "Go down Peachtree" and include the phrase, "When you see the Waffle House." Except that in Cobb County , where all directions begin with, "Go to the (2 comments)
What's wrong with him?? - 07/19/07 10:20 PM
Ok - Stupid me... I have a client a friend of a friend that I have been working with for over 2 month now... I was silly and brought him out before he got pre-approved. He wanted to go look at some additional properties and I asked him how soon he was thinking of buying (all this before I created by buyer evaluation Form) anyhoo he says before school begins... now that's like a month away right??... We need to get moving NOW.... Ok Mr. Client you need to get pre-approved... Do you already have a loan officer lined up, if no may I (16 comments)
Get your mind right - 07/19/07 02:35 PM
We have all heard "The mind is a powerful thing" Withall the talk about the secret, about mind over matter, positive energy about faith, isn't it all saying the same thing? I think it's time for us to get our mind right... I am talking to my fellow agents who think it's time to quit, agents who think that this may have not been a wise decision after all; agents who can't see anyway to survive in this feast or farming industry. I am getting my mind right - so should you... "How do I do that Nattalie"...Well I am going to (8 comments)
Oakland Creek - Snellville Ga... - 07/14/07 11:56 PM
Nattalie Cornwall - Oakland Creek # 1 Realtor 3330 Satellite Blvd, Ste1 Duluth, GA 30096 Office: 404-843-2500 | Cell: 678-270-7127 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Are you in an adjustable rate mortgage? Rather than refinance why not upgrade? - Did you have a new baby, need more space? - Are you interested to know the current market value of your home? Call me at 404-843-2500 to make an appointment for a free Comparative Marketing Analysis
All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified (0 comments)
How effective has blogging been for you? - 07/14/07 11:45 PM
I love blogging and I am still so very young at doing it, and for the short time I have been on AR I have been hearing amazing things about blogging as a means of marketing. I have been an active member on AR for about 7 months now and I have had about 5 leads from this site, which is great, considering the fact that my website only brought it about 3 leads all year!!! So I want to hear you blogging and AR success stories, I know there are many stories to tell I have seen numerous post about them on here. (11 comments)
Fastest growing City in the Metro Atlanta Area - 07/14/07 11:38 PM
Suwanee a city in Gwinnett county and is one of the fastest growing cities in the metro Atlanta area with 14034 residence in 2006 an 11% increase from Jul 2005 to July 2006. According to the new population estimates Suwanee has the largest growth in the county for the one year period. By 2015 the city is projected to have approximately 21,278 residence. Home values 1980 - 36,500 2000 - 208,900 2005 - 245,000 This beautiful city is a fantastic place to call home. Suwanee is located ideally with a short commute to downtown Atlanta and you are surrounding by all the modern convenience you heart (0 comments)
It's me again and my struggles with not being able to say no. I have been doing a lot of self evaluation, putting myself on the couch if you may to figure this out... I have been told countless times that I let people walk all over me. This week I had another situation where I could have said something and choose not to, I finally came to the conclusion that I avoid confrontation more than I need to, so what is the fear I have with being confrontational? I am not a rude person, and I don't typically swear or am (2 comments)
You don't have to be mean to be effective - 07/14/07 11:06 PM
I was watching television earlier this week and that in itself is amazing, since I hardly get the time to do that these days. In the mist of the gibbish finally something that grabbed my attention, it was a real estate reality show it was about an investor who was working with tenant. The investor was bending backwards to help the tenant get out of a bad situation. The investor rescued the home owner in a short sale transaction and allowed the owner to pay rent to live in the house for a short period of time, to make a long (2 comments)
Today me and a friend had a discussion about which was better a condo or a house. You see as we were in Vinings she stated if she was going to buy a 400k home it would definitely not be a condo. Of course I pointed out the benefits of a condo, no lawn to mow, building maintenance, gym, pool, safety, fully upgraded, and still a general feeling of home ownership . Basically like having an apt with benefits ( does that make sense?). Well I think she is still stuck on her house, and I really cannot blame her. A (3 comments)
Restaurants in and around the Parimeter area Atlanta GA - 07/14/07 10:41 PM
Perimeter Restaurants I wanted to make a separate list for you of all the restaurants in the Perimeter area. Look them up they are some of the trendiest places around to eat! Santi Thai Resturant Wildfire Alexander's Max & Erma's McCormick's & Schmicks Seafoor Fudd Ruckers El Azteca Tin Drum Outback Steakhouse Cheeseburger Palace Mimi's Flamingo's P.F. Changs California Pizza Kitchen Maggiano's Cheesecake Factory Houston's Search properties for sale in Atlanta for free!! (0 comments)
Well if you enjoy shopping then a good place to consider is the perimeter. On a recent trip to the area I was flabbergasted by all the local shopping there was for one to do. First let's start with Perimeter mall. Built with the same idea as Lenox it has a Bloomingdales, Nordstroms, Macy's and Dullards. Along with smaller specialty shops like the fabulous luggage store. It sports a large food court and plenty of ambiance to walk around. Once you leave the mall there is still so much shopping to do. With no less than 4 separate shopping centers in (0 comments)
Population- approximately 6,566 Located only 15 minutes away from the world's busiest airport; Serviced by US 20 and 75 this city is both convenient and ideally located. Individual income is approximately $15,924 while the median household income is around $38,933 annually. The racial makeup of the city was 65.42% White, 24.58% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 6.40% from other races, and 2.26% from Mixed-Race/Multiracial. Education The city is served by Cobb County Schools. Clarkdale Elementary School Sanders Elementary School Cooper Middle School Garrett Middle School South Cobb High School This little city is a true gem. Austell really is convenient and also it has been fun to watch all the (1 comments)
Duluth GA - 07/07/07 10:59 PM
Duluth is a city located in Gwinnett County and a suburb if the Atlanta located in the Metro Atlanta area Population - 22,122 (2005) Median income for a household - $60,088 Median income for a family - $69,437 Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $196,100 (it was $152,400 in 2000 It is home to Gwinnett Place Mall, Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center, Arena at Gwinnett Center, Hudgens Center for the Arts Duluth Schools Elementary Schools Abbotts Hill Elementary (Chattahoochee) B.B. Harris Elementary (Duluth) Berkeley Lake Elementary (Duluth) Chattahoochee Elementary (Duluth) Charles Brant Chesney Elementary (Duluth) Findley Oaks Elementary (Northview) M.H. Mason Elementary (Peachteee Ridge) Shakerag Elementary (Northview) (3 comments)
Alpharetta a city in Fulton County Georgia - 07/07/07 10:46 PM
Population- approximately 59,598 The suburb of Alpharetta has the highest average income in the United States. Located only 40 minutes away from the world's busiest airport ; Serviced my GA 400 and highway S.R 9 and U.S 19 this city is both convenient and ideally located. Individual income is approximately 71,207 while the median household income is around 97,718 thousand annually. The average house/condo is Alpharetta is price about 305K in 2005 that figure was 226 in the year 2000. The racial makeup of the city was 84.9% White, 6.8% African American, 0.5% Native American, 6.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 3.1% from other races. Hispanic (1 comments)
Blogging or Email? - 07/07/07 10:23 PM
To remain competitive in this technology age it is imperative that most of us feel comfortable with various electronic marketing tools. So the question was asked on last months Realtor Magazine asked, is email or blogging more effective with getting and clients to do business with you. Lets look as some of the pros and cons of both these marketing tools Email Pros Most of us already use emails and its common place in most households. Easy and convenientYou can get professionally looking emails easily from using products like constant contacts Relatively inexpensiveCons Emails can be tagged as spasm and sometimes are blocked before the recipients ever (8 comments)
didn't say it was your fault. I said I am going to blame you - 07/07/07 01:02 AM
Do you feel like this sometimes, that clients just look for someone to blame and who better than real estate agent? My house didn't sell, because my agent didn't market it well, or they priced it too high, or they simply didn't know what they were doing My loan didn't go through because my LO didn't tell me I had to do that. And someone told me that I could have gotten approved under this program even with my 420 credit score. Finally, my agent didn't know what she was doing, she didn't negotiate enough and made me pay too much at closing, "do (13 comments)
You want to buy a home but you're wondering if you can get a loan? - 07/07/07 12:48 AM
Here are 10 things you might want to consider. 1. Credit report. The three major credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion and Experian provide your credit report. Please take time to review these report before applying for a mortgage loan. It's been said that about 40% of credit reports has errors on them. 2. Be careful with your credit cards, lender don't particularly like it when you close credit card accounts or open new accounts close to the time of applying for a mortgage loan 3. Outstanding Credit. Please bring your balance down as much as possible. A good guide is that lenders like your (2 comments)
My name is Nattalie and I am a bloggoholic - 07/06/07 02:53 PM
Warning (blogging can be addictive) I didn't know it was this bad, unitl now... Here is my story... feel free to tell yours, we all have diffferent experiences, but we share one common tread... we are addicted to blogging. It's all I tend to think about, I think of topics to blog about in the weirdest place, and then when I can't think of anything to blog about start shaking and I think I am going through withdrawal. Now no one warned me that blogging could have become so addictive, why didn't you!! Now I can't sleep without the thought of blogging popping in my head.... Is (12 comments)
God don't like ugly. - 07/05/07 11:16 AM
I was raised in a Christian home and my mom would always say to us kids "God don't like ugly" She would usually say it after we did something like lying, say a "no no" word or when we were being greedy and selfish. Now I am older and I don't need my mom to repeat those words to me, but I know and you know "God Don't like ugly". Being ugly would get you nowhere fast Are you being ugly? Do you find yourself lying? Do you make promises to your clients you know you will not honor? Do you make promise to (27 comments)
Love Gives, Lust Takes, What are you a giver or taker? - 07/05/07 10:56 AM
I got a profound word over the weekend; it was from Bishop TD Jakes. He said that love and lust though stimulated by different motives resulted in similar actions. He used the example of giving; he continued to say that with love the motive to give is to make the object of your affection feel happy, appreciated, and special. A good example is a mother's love, her sole motive when giving presents, cooking; cleaning is to make her child feel good / happy. He draws a parallel to lust and said that the motive behind giving (even if it's the same (7 comments)
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