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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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7 Steps to Sold in Shreveport's Market - 08/28/08 12:18 PM
I've advised more than once on this blog that if you don't have to sell your house now, WAIT. There is a large number of homes for sale in Shreveport and the surrounding area in most price ranges making it a buyer's market. Locally sales are off by about 20% overall which is much better than other areas of the country, but even Shreveport is not seeing homes sales like it did last year. But what if waiting is not an option for you? How does a potential home seller make his or her house stand out, so it will be the one (2 comments)
It's a Modern Day Gold Rush...the Haynesville Shale - 08/27/08 04:18 PM
Being hailed as the fourth largest natural gas deposit in the world, by now everybody living in the Shreveport/Bossier area has heard about what is called the Haynesville Shale formation. Everybody and his brother has been offered a contract to lease their mineral rights which is throwing a nice little kink into the listing and selling of real estate.
With some property leasing at $20,000 an acre or more, many neighborhoods have organized to negotiate with the landmen as a group. This is a smart thing to do to protect your property value and, let's be honest, to have more (6 comments)
Localism Shmocalism or ... Help, I'm so Confused!! - 08/26/08 09:55 PM
Here I am poised to write my first (technically my second - I wrote one way back in March and gave up or got distracted or something) AR blog post and I find myself practically catatonic. Is it the A) cult following that some bloggers have that puts pressure on us newbies? B) dazzling intellect of others shown by their razor sharp market analysis posts? C) agents who write with such wit, charm, and clarity you wondered that they're not published somewhere? or D) all of the above? Then there's the AR blog, the outside blog, the localism website, the AR channel box (10 comments)
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