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Simi Valley Real Estate March 2009 Closings coming in at the Wire - 03/31/09 04:07 PM
Simi Valley Real Estate March 2009 Closings coming in at the Wire We will know how good March was by Friday. Usually the MLS is updated within 24 to 48 hours of each closing, so I will wait till Friday to post the Monthly activity for Simi Valley Real Estate. So far about 15 closings were posted in the last 24 hours bringing the Single Family detached closing to 76 as of this post. This is good news to see the trend upward and tough news for buyers as the shortage in inventory will create tough competition for was is on the (0 comments)
I track every month, the closing statistics for Simi Valley and Moorpark sales on my Wordpress Blog, www.homebuysblog.com. I started this detailed look last year and took the monthly closing data back to 2006 as our MLS systems until recently did not archive data. Our MLS system would purge the records that were three years or older and the database software could not handle the volume. I keep hearing from agents about how the market has bottomed out and that there are multiple offers on every property and that it looks (2 comments)
Apple Mac - Real Estate Agents Making The Transition - 03/24/09 10:08 AM
Apple Mac - Real Estate Agents Making The TransitionI finally returned home to Macintosh after a 18 year exile into the realm of DOS & Windows. Going from the Apple GUI to Wordperfect in 1990 was a shocker and then having to learn the command line to maintain my own 3 node coax Lantastic network was a major step backward in computing for me. I had no choice. Apple did not support the software I needed to run my business back then and it was only until after Apple moved to the intel chip with OS X did I finally have (13 comments)
If you are looking for something a little different to do on the weekends. Something you can take the kids to; then the Santa Susan Train Depot located on the east end of Simi Valley is open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The Santa Susana Historical Train Society maintains an HO scale model train layout depicting the 1950's Simi Valley Area. Please visit the Depot's site for more information viewing the trains as I noticed their website has some conflicting information on when the model trains run. http://www.ranchosimifoundation.com/ The original 1903 depot has been restored and houses (0 comments)
Pink Slip Friday Simi Valley School Teachers Get Notice - 03/14/09 04:00 AM
The corner of Sycamore and Cochran was jam-packed with Teachers, students, parents, family, well wishers and supporters to protest the letting go a our most valuable community resource. State budget cuts have ripped into education and have left Californians angry and upset. The layers of government between the schools and Sacramento soak up a significant part of the school budgets and it is painfully clear that the cuts were made to the wrong people in the system. This protest and demonstration was the largest I have seen in Simi and hopefully their voice can carry over into the next election. (2 comments)
Keller Williams Simi Valley Welcomes New Team Leader Karen Betancourt - 03/13/09 01:20 PM
Karen Betancourt New Team Leader for Keller Williams Simi Valley Karen’s career in the real estate industry began in 1984 when she obtained her real estate license and began as a residential sales agent focusing in the Moorpark and Conejo areas for Century 21 Village Oaks. She was asked to become the sales manager of the company 3 years later. Approximately 2 years later, the owners of Century 21 Village Oaks merged with Century 21 Ambassador which was owned by Bob Majorino. At that time, Karen worked closely with Bob Majorino in planning and executing the merger of the two companies (4 comments)
Simi Valley Real Estate is #6 on the Business Week most improved home sales list (national) - 03/11/09 06:55 PM
Simi Valley Real Estate is #6 on the Business Week most improved home sales list (national) I am not one to hype, so I will give you the good and the bad of this article. As you dig into the details of Business Week's report on Simi Valley real estate, the trend of shrinking inventory and delcining prices is still in full motion. Typically shrinking inventory is a stabilizing factor and helps prices to rise. Not so in this case as there are major economic factors that are keeping a market turn around at bay. True - Houses are selling with (2 comments)
SMOKING HOT!!! calREDD California Statewide MLS Software - 03/09/09 03:34 PM
Today I was fortunate enough to see the demo of the calREDD MLS software system and I was very impressed. My local MLS is a Rapattoni customer and my secondary MLS is a Tempo customer. Both these systems can only run in Internet Explorer and Tempo is something straight out of the Flitnstones Cartoons. I think the Tempo crew forgot that it might be a good idea to include some end users in the design as the GUI is not friendly at all. This is where the Concentric Evolution MLS sofware exceeds. Instead of trying to revamp or improve old technology, (4 comments)
Below are some visual illustrations of the Simi Valley Real Estate Market Climate. For the detailed report please see the Simi Valley Real Estate Report at www.HomeBuysBlog.com
I create these charts from information taken from Ventura Conty Regional Data Share MLS. The Charts are created in Apple's iWork '08 Numbers. The Simi Valley Moorpark Multiple Listing service and Crisnet MLS systems do not have historical sales data earlier than 2006. CRISNET had software limitations which required CRISNET to purge old data from the Database and (0 comments)
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