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Keep the Dominoes from Falling - 07/30/11 10:31 AM
Keep the Dominoes from FallingRiding the Wave of Today’s MarketRiding the wave of today’s market requires more than average patience from sellers. It can be a tough market to endure. Especially if their own unique property is not five star-rated and priced aggressively. Sellers of these properties may see their house stay on the market longer than they ever anticipated. Sure the agent explains but are the sellers really listening. We are talking about their home; their very own castle.Much has been written about the to do and don’t of selling a house in a down turned market. It still remains (6 comments)
Ten Good Indications When Money Doesn't Talk - 07/29/11 01:09 PM
Money Talks! Lora "Leah" Stern has provided a candid blog on good reasons why a home may not be selling. All ten indicators are good, valid points to consider prior to putting your home on the market so that your house is not one of the houses sitting. Via Lora "Leah" Stern, Realtor Suffern, Rockland County NY (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage): If You Want To Get It Sold - Drop the Price! Has your home been languishing on the market, without any offers or even showings? Well that's a clear indication that you just might be overpriced. In this current market and (4 comments)
Understanding the Home Buyer's Language - a Quick Reference - 07/25/11 04:19 PM
Facebook Friend and Fellow Realtor, Jerry Newman has put together this informative blog of terms for the new home buyer. It's an extra value added to the home buyer's tools; thanks, Jerry. Via Jerry Newman,REALTOR®,US Army Retired, San Antonio Real Estate & Military Reloc (Keller Williams Realty): Terms for First Time Home Buyers to Know I have had the honor and pleasure of working with First Time Home Buyers in my market area. During our first initial Buyer’s Consultation, I usually go over many terms with my clients, and discuss the whole process when buying a home from contact to close. I (4 comments)
Hot Dog! Get the Juices Rolling & Bring on the Cream - 07/23/11 02:06 PM
Now this is a day to enjoy! Kathy Streib, Home Stager in Palm Beach County, South Florida has noted two causes to celebrate life in America today. Hot Dog! Get the juices rolling and bring on the cream. Via Kathy Streib-Home Stager-Palm Bch County South Florida - 561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging): July 23 is National Hot Dog Day AND National Vanilla Ice Cream Day! . I'm beside myself.. two of my favorite things in one day! I may have to do a mea culpa at Roger Mucci's Take It Off In the Rain! I don't know why this date was chosen.. all (10 comments)
Most Noted Facebook Statuses - 07/20/11 01:53 PM
Most Noted Facebook StatusesMemorable Facebook StatusesFacebook has been around long enough that we all love to check out what our friends are saying in their statuses. I like many of the quotes that I read. But sometimes I come across one of those off the wall Facebook statuses that has me laughing out loud. Just so happens I came across one today.It was a fun or funny status however you look at it. And it seemed only natural that I should blog about it. Everyone has a favorite status that they have seen or shared Here’s mine from today just for (16 comments)
Murphy TX Market Report June 2011 - 07/18/11 05:34 PM
The City of Murphy TX continues to have a strong market in the single family housing, new construction and pre-owned. During the month of June 28 single family residences SOLD. That represents an increase of 40% over last month and a 25% increase over last year's sales in June.
Looking at the chart above the increase in sales looks promising for the housing market. Although it may only be a glimmer of hope. Forecasters warn that a drop in local housing prices are expected to impact the number of sales as the year draws to a close. Last year in (4 comments)
KLOUT do You have It - 07/17/11 11:51 PM
KLOUT - do You have IT?Measuring social media impact with KloutKlout, an online site that measures your influence online. You can start with Twitter or Facebook. The program will analyze your online activity and rates your level of influence. Klout, like some of the other newer platforms is taking hold in 2011 and growing. Watch the video below with Joe Fernandez, CEO and Klout cofounder to get a feel of what to expect with Klout.
A fellow Texas Realtor® and Facebook Friend Jerry Newman promotes our efforts on Facebook faithfully every Friday. Here are his suggestions for this week. Be sure to like his page as well. I have a new page, AgentMurphy, I am promoting. See you on Facebook. Thank you, Cathy Bureau with Green Renovations for liking my page.
Via Jerry Newman,REALTOR®,US Army Retired, San Antonio Real Estate & Military Reloc (Keller Williams Realty): Facebook Fridays - It’s Liking Time Again!Okay, most of us know the drill. It’s Facebook Fridays time, and we take time out of our busy schedules to go over (6 comments)
Credit Scores and what to do about them still remain a huge interest for every consumer. Tagrid Shunia knows about credit. She has written this insightful blog to assist us in understanding what is a myth when it comes to credit scores.
Via Tagrid Shunia (First Pro Capital & Credit Consulting Professionals Inc): Your credit scores are one of the most critical pieces of your financial life. Whether it’s a utility company, car dealership, auto insurance, business loan, home loan, landlord or employer, they all utilize your credit score as a factor for credit risk. How valuable is your credit (4 comments)
Do What You Can - 07/11/11 04:10 PM
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt Today's quote packs a punch. It’s inspires us to use the tools and talents that we already have. It encourages us to begin right where we are; no waiting around until or what if's. It calls us to action motivating us to do what we already know we can do.Most importantly, it puts the responsibility of our success, happiness or wealth with us. Make it a great day. Just do it! (15 comments)
Thanks to Jennifer with WIN Inspections for reblogging I found this all important reminder from Richard Weisser about changing the locks on your new home.
Via Richard Weisser Coweta Fayette Real Estate: Whether you buy a brand new home, a decades old resale, or a foreclosed property, the first thing that any new homeowner should do after settlement is change the locks. Many new homes have a master system, and untold numbers of contractors may have been issued keys. Over the years, a resale owner may have given many keys away to friends, neighbors, or relatives. And of course, (9 comments)
There are several options for finding a new home in Maxwell Creek including new construction. Let’s talk if you are looking for a home to buy in Murphy TX. (9 comments)
First Sunday Open House 610 Candlewood Murphy - 07/02/11 12:55 AM
First Sunday Murphy Open HousesOpen House 610 Candlewood, Maxwell Creek, Murphy TX It’s that time again! First Sunday and for the members of MRC, Murphy Realty Connection that means it’s time to open your houses. Although July’s first Sunday falls on a holiday weekend there will be MRC members hosting open houses on Sunday, July 3rd from 2 pm until 4 pm.I will be hosting 610 Candlewood in the Maxwell Creek neighborhood. House was built by Colonnade Homes in 2001. Features include 4 bedrooms with a split floor plan and 2 full baths. It is a one story house with lots (4 comments)
Last week's funny is still brimming with parental humor. If I was judging a photo contest for children this one would surely take the prize. Thanks Anna for sharing Judith Flint's photograph. It is adorable and will make you smile.
Via Anna Banana - AZ Top Banana! Phoenix Broker CRS 602-380-4886 (Phoenix Property Shoppe): Friday Funnies - How Twins are Made Here is your smile for the day! You're going to love this one...guaranteed!How twins are made...So this is how they do it... One of life's great mysteries solved. (Only twenty years ago, no one would haveunderstood this joke!) Thanks to my dear (9 comments)
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