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A Genuine ActiveRain Perk That Benefits Rainmakers - 03/31/12 05:49 PM
Richard Yates writes a compelling post on the benefits of reblogging. It is a feature I have put into practice during my days of blogging on Activerain. Sometimes you really don't need to rewrite the article. A true perk of being a Rainmaker on Activerain. Via Richard Yates - Broker (Coldwell Banker Real Estate): Re-Blogging and Beyond The Basics The most insightful and popular post that I've written for the benefit of ActiveRain Members was probably Re-Blogging and Beyond. It was educational, informative, illustrative and supported the stated position of ActiveRain regarding Re-Blogs (See Bob Stewart's Post). It's currently been Re-Blogged 26 (6 comments)
Murphy TX Water Restrictions Ease - 03/30/12 04:16 PM
Murphy TX Water Restrictions Ease Homeowners in Murphy TX will be happy to learn that the water restrictions imposed by Stage 3 Restricitons are going to be eased a bit. The recent rains received in North Texas has elevated our local lakes namely Lake Lavon and Lake Ray Hubbard to levels at or above their normal range. Although Stage 3 Restrictions still do apply a once a week watering will be allowed for homeowners effective in April 2012. Homeowners whose address ends in an odd number (184.108.40.206.9) may water on Mondays only. Homeowners whose address ends in an even number (220.127.116.11.0) (8 comments)
Hello Invasive Species - Goodbye Texas Lakes - 03/29/12 09:40 AM
Hello Invasive Species - Goodbye Texas Lakes With warm weather upon us our thoughts and attention is returning to the recreational outdoor activities Texans love namely boating on its many lakes. Due to some environmental concerns Texans and anyone else enjoying Texas lakes need to practice environmentally friendly procedures to keep Texas lakes clean and flowing for years to come.North Texas has been under Stage 3 drought conditions due to these environmental concerns. Stage 3 restrictions greatly reduce the amount of watering activities homeowners can do due to the extreme drought conditions experienced across Texas in 2011. Praise the Lord - (6 comments)
Murphy Home Sales Bringing in the Buyers - 03/24/12 08:45 PM
Murphy Home Sales Bringing in the Buyers In the past week alone 14 homes in the city of Murphy went under contract including the one pictured to the left. Currently there are 27 homes under contract with 6 homes S-O-L-D since March 1, 2012. During the entire month of February there were only 12 homes S-O-L-D.
With numbers popping up like these the forecast for Murphy home sales Spring 2012 is looking bright and good news for Murphy home sellers and its residents. Coming soon! the City of Murphy will have its own florist. Flowers by Dawn will be (5 comments)
Attn New Home Buyers!! Please Call Me BEFORE You Visit New Home Builders, Not After!! Things The Builder's Sales Person Won't Tell You!! - 03/22/12 08:56 PM
New Construction is like candy to the eyes of the buyer and the salesperson working for the builder is counting on that desire. Lenn has written a great explanation on the reasons buyers will want to bring along their own agent to represent them in the process from start to finish. Via Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker, Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate): Attn: New Home Buyers!! Please Call Me BEFORE You Visit New Home Builders, Not After!! Things The Builder's Sales Person Won't Tell You!! The most important thing that the on-site sales representative (6 comments)
Oxalis, a favorite gift plant for St. Patrick's Day. Happy St. Patrick's Day Ya'll
Friday's Fotos - Hello Spring! - 03/16/12 12:12 PM
A glorious sight to see on a Friday and just days away from the official first day of Spring. Everywhere around us are the beautiful sights of new life bursting forth in nature. Last year in Dallas we had an unusually cold winter. To-date winter this year has been rather mild in North Texas. The daisy photograph below was taken while visiting a friend recently. It’s pot sat on the friend’s patio. She tells me the plant remained thriving all through the winter months. You’re gonna love Texas! Weather is great and people are friendly. (9 comments)
Working Hand in Hand with the Lender - 03/14/12 08:58 PM
In today's market buyers need to be pre-approved for purchase prior to seeking a home. Sellers are becoming more relunctant than ever about accepting offers without it. Pre-approval is one aspect of the loan process that Realtors® depend on their lenders for. The following post by Rick Obst explains some of the key elements necessary in working with a lender during a purchase contract. Via Rick Obst with Obst Business Solutions Team (Obst Business Solutions Team): I posted a question on some real estate forums asking Realtors what they expect from a lender when they refer a client. I received a number of (7 comments)
Kony 2012 - Inspirational Sunday - 03/10/12 08:03 PM
Today's Inspirational Sunday provides a video that is sweeping the nation through YouTube and Facebook. Social media has changed the world and through it we can help make those changes. Relax, take some time to hear the story of how one person can help in the movement to stop Kony in 2012. The Invisible Children Facebook page is here. And this article is for those whose seek more input before making a decision on the Kony 2012 video. (5 comments)
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