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Using Twitter For Your Business: Getting Followers - 04/21/10 05:42 AM
Excellent list of Twitter tools to bookmark and use. Via Cinda Rose - The West Valley Home Team (The West Valley Home Team at Welcome Home Realty): Twitter is a lot like Active Rain and other blogging communities in the fact that it becomes more beneficial and useful to you when you give value to others through your posts. One great way to get started on Twitter and to establish a strong following is to put some value into your tweets, just like you do your blogs. And just like with blogging, people will start to follow you IF you provide them (2 comments)
Business Person's Special at Cripple Creek - 04/13/10 09:17 PM
Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club is Your Private Club at Bethany Beach. Featuring an exceptional golf course that hosted the 2009 Delaware Men's and Women's Amateur, Cripple Creek provides a great golf experience and the facilities to host your business guests in style. The club provides the benefits of a small private country club experience in a relaxed social setting for you and your family. Cripple Creek is offering a limited number of Social Plus Memberships for $190 per month. This business person's special includes golf privileges from October 1 through April 30th and after 4PM, Monday through Thursday, May 1 through September (0 comments)
Golf n' Gab - Looks Like Fun - 04/13/10 08:48 PM
Save the date - May 12th - for the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce 1st Golf n' Gab networking event at the Bayside Resort Golf Club. This is a 9-hole scramble designed for networking - it's not your typical golf tournament. You'll have fun whether you're a beginner or experienced player. The sole purpose of the event is to network, so the Chamber will put together the foursomes. This event costs $40 and includes 9-holes @ Bayside, tips from the club pros, giveaways and a Business After Hours at the Bayside Grill for drinks and food. Click here to sign-up: Golf n' (0 comments)
21st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour - 04/13/10 05:47 AM
One of the biggest spring events comes to town this Saturday - the 21st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour. Organized by the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce, the bike tour is open to cyclists of all ages and skill levels. Participant will choose between a 25, 35 or 50 mile course map and completion is optional. The courses wind through the inland bays, back roads, and beaches in beautiful lower Sussex County and the weather forecast is looking good. You need to be pre-registered and the tour starts are 8:30 Saturday morning in downtown Bethany Beach. Click here for information: (1 comments)
How to Avoid Making a $17,790 Mistake - 04/10/10 02:32 PM
You only have 22 days left to get that dream house under contract before the Federal tax credits expires - April 30th. You then have until June 30th to get to settlement and fund the purchase. We've put together a quick online presentation explaining how the combination of rising interest rates, potentially rising home prices, and the value of equity growth all contribute to making the purchase decision more important than ever. Watch this presentation and send it to your database ASAP. It very clearly shows how they can avoid making a $17,790 mistake. Click Here For How To Avoid A (3 comments)
Update for the Week Ending April 2nd - 04/04/10 10:07 PM
Stronger than expected Employment data and the end of the Fed's MBS purchase program were negative for mortgage markets. Mortgage rates ended the week at the highest levels since January. Although the Freddie Mac survey Thursday had the average 30 year fixed rate at 5.08% with 0.7% discount points, we actually ended the week even higher at 5.125% with 0.75% discount points. (See current rates HERE - Rate Sheet) However, the last couple of days in the week saw relatively low volume in the MBS markets and Friday the market was only open a couple of hours. Investors viewed Friday's Employment (0 comments)
Upside Down on Your Home? – Here’s Your Playbook - 04/04/10 07:05 AM
This gentleman put together a very nice and complete outline of resources and steps a homeowner can take when in financial distress and in danger of losing a home. Bookmark or print for future reference. Jeff -------- Via Charles Dailey (iLoan): In my home state of Minnesota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul have nearly 39 percent of homeowners under water. I've had the question, "I'm upside down on my home, what are my options?" so many times that I wanted to prepare a menu of options for people to reference. This article briefly outlines 9 potential solutions that may serve you well. The target (1 comments)
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