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Accidental Foreclosures - 02/23/10 07:45 AM
I have heard of banks making mistakes or it may the attorney, but in these crazy time here is another issue you should be aware of. Thanks to Stacey - Ann for writing this. Via Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh (EOP Real Estate, LLC): I read an article today about a couple in Florida who was accidentally foreclosed on by Bank of America even though they paid cash for their home. I am horrified to think that there are people out there who have to endure the embarrasment and loss of a foreclosure when it isn't even justified. You would think that there would be (3 comments)
LAWS ABOUT THE USE OF CELL PHONES, TEXTING and BROKER LIABILITY. - 02/16/10 07:58 AM
A few months ago my Permit driving daughter and I were talking while she was driving. We had a minor accident, but I think that had I been paying more attention to what she was doing, I might had been able to see what we did wrong. Cell phones are even worse. Please read this information no matter what business you are in.
PS, now my daughter is so scared of driving that she refuses to get behind the wheel. Via Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate: LAWS ABOUT THE USE OF CELL PHONES, TEXTING and BROKER LIABILITY. (3 comments)
Super Bowl Party! Come one, come all, and bring your pets! Everyone welcome! Even conservatives! - 02/07/10 06:39 PM
Join the party! Via Russel Ray, San Diego home inspector (Russel Ray, Property Consultant): Way back on Sunday, August 9, 2009, Tennessee beat Buffalo in the Hall of Fame preseason football game to start the road to Super Bowl XLIV. Excitement was in the air here in San Diego with many people predicting the San Diego Chargers representing the American Football Conference in the 2010 Super Bowl. Alas, perennial bridesmaids. But that's no reason not to party!
ANNOUNCING THE ACTIVERAIN VIRTUAL SUPER BOWL XLIV PARTY
Is Congress Working to Create Yet Another Potential Hurdle to Real Estate Recovery? - 02/07/10 10:29 AM
What is wrong with this picture? From all that I read what we need is jobs in this country. The real estate industry is being over regulated, and that will only create more problems to the American dream of owning a home. Via Jason Crouch, Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653) (Austin Texas Homes, LLC): To preface this post, I should probably state that it's not strictly political in nature. For those of you who read my blog regularly, you know that I don't often write about politics, and I don't strictly define myself as a Democrat OR a Republican. However, (3 comments)
SNOW, SNOW AND MORE SNOW. - 02/06/10 05:09 PM
Last week a lot of us did not leave the house for four days. Some people were not able to stay home, but luckily the kids had two snow days, and I was relieved. To make it to school the drive is on country roads and because of the ditches it is a scary route. Will there be school on Monday? It is snowing again, and will get below freezing tonight. I guess another weekend that we may miss church.Thanks to David Corsar for letting me use these pictures from the oceanfront.
To SELL or BUY Real Estate in Virginia Beach, or Hampton Roads visit my website. http://www.tererottink.com/ visit my Blog at HamptonRoadsrealEstateVoice.com Call me at: 757-502-5324 Via Sandy Shores, Melbourne/Palm Bay FL, Brevard County Real Estate & Investing (M & M Real Estate Inc. www.SandyShoresMelbourne.com): The Federal Housing Administration has decided to ease up on it's anti flipping rules effective this week, February 1, 2010. Investors will no longer have to wait 90 days to sell a property that they purchased for the sole purpose of renovating it and flipping it. There (2 comments)
There used to be a Taste Unlimited gourmet shops in my town of Great Bridge, and they moved it closer to the highway a few years ago. I was pretty ticked. But the place is so awesome that I still make the 15 minute drive to eat lunch, and get all their gourmet goodies. I specially like their chicken salad, pastries, potato salad..... oopss I better stop there because I could go on an on. The ambiance of their stores is very welcoming and unique. Taste Unlimited gourmet shops was started in 1973 by Peter Coe a Yankee by birth, (2 comments)
Mid-Atlantic Home and Flower Show in Virginia Beach. Join the fun! - 02/05/10 09:48 AM
Mid-Atlantic Home & Flower Show in Virginia Beach Today begins the Mid-Atlantic Home & Flower Show in Virginia Beach. I am in my way to the show this afternoon. I love Home shows. Gardens, gardens and more gardens! Alive with an impressive variety of blooming flowers and thriving plants - you will find something just for you! Presented by the Tidewater Builders Association and The Virginia Horticultural Foundation, the show is part of The National Home and Garden Show Series with PremierHomeShows.com, sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Pat Simpson ot "The weekend Gardener" will be one of the speakers.. (0 comments)
Listen, pay attention, Listen pay attention. - 02/04/10 04:03 PM
Listen - listen- listen Listen, pay attention, Listen pay attention. A common theme of blogs that I comment on are the ones that address other people listening and not paying attention to what they are being told. When I am with clients, I make it a point to listen to everything they say. Some times they are not even aware of what they feel. For example they want a bargain, and they are willing to do some work, if we find a property that meets their needs. Within minutes they tell me stories of nightmare minor construction work that they have (4 comments)
Via Amy Jones (Chandler, Arizona RE/Max Excalibur): We qualify our buyers before showing them a home, right? But are you qualifying the short sale listings you're showing them? If not, you may be wasting your time. By contacting the listing agent and asking them a few basic questions prior to showing their listings you'll accomplish 2 things. You'll save (0 comments)
East Beach - Norfolk - VA Market Report. Homes for Sale East Beach - 02/04/10 01:34 PM
East Beach Market Report - Homes for sale in East Beach - Norfolk Map of Comparable Market Analysis or Market Report in East Beach - Norfolk - Virginia East Beach - Norfolk - Virginia Market Report shows what we have seen in the region. Houses are selling, as long as they are moderately priced and in great condition. Above you can see the Market report in East Beach - Norfolk as of February 4, 2010. It appears that owners and builders in East Beach continue to over price their properties with the result of having a very high days on the market (0 comments)
Fannie Mae Incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Virginia Beach - Virginia - 02/03/10 12:44 PM
Fannie Mae Incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Virgnia Beach - Virginia A 3.5% incentive is being offered for the purchase of a Fannie Mae-owned house. This is only for home buyers who close the purchase of a home between January 28 and April 30, 2010. Buyers of homes in Virginia Beach - Virginia will receive up to 3.5% of the final price for: - Closing costs - New Whirlpool appliances - Or a mix of both. Up to a maximum of 3.5% The offer must be accepted and the deal must close before May 1, (0 comments)
Fannie Mae Incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Norfolk - Virginia - 02/02/10 11:32 AM
Fannie Mae Incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Norfolk - Virginia A 3.5% incentive is being offered for the purchase of a Fannie Mae-owned house. This is only for home buyers who close the purchase of a home between January 28 and April 30, 2010. Buyers of homes in Norfolk Virginia will receive up to 3.5% of the final price for: - Closing costs - New Whirlpool appliances - Or a mix of both. Up to a maximum of 3.5% The offer must be accepted and the deal must close before May 1, 2010. These incentives (1 comments)
Fannie Mae incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Chesapeake - Virginia - 02/02/10 10:34 AM
Fannie Mae Incentives and Federal Income Tax Credit for home buyers in Chesapeake - Virginia A 3.5% incentive is being offered for the purchase of a Fannie Mae-owned house. This is only for home buyers who close the purchase of a home between January 28 and April 30, 2010. Buyers of homes in Chesapeake Virginia will receive up to 3.5% of the final price for: - Closing costs - New Whirlpool appliances - Or a mix of both. Up to a maximum of 3.5% The offer must be accepted and the deal must close before May 1, 2010. These incentives (1 comments)
Courthouse Estate Market Report - Homes for sale in Courhouse Estate - Virginia Beach - 02/01/10 06:21 PM
Courthouse Estate Market Report - Homes for sale in Courhouse Estate - Virginia Beach Map of Comparable Market Analysis or Market Report in Courthouse Estates - Virginia Beach - Virginia The Courthouse Estates - Virginia Beach - Virginia Market Report shows what we have seen in the region. Houses are selling, as long as they are moderately priced and in great condition. Above you can see the Market report in Courthouse Estates as of February 1, 2010.
Blue: Days on the Market Green: List Price Red: Sale Price Notice that houses have been selling under (0 comments)
While you tour East Beach - Norfolk -VA you think you are driving in an old neighborhood with walk-friendly streets, ample front porches and unique homes. Not so, East Beach used to be a blighted, crime ridden neighborhood. It has been redeveloped in to a Luxury neighborhood. used to be a blighted, crime ridden neighborhood. The 100 acre waterfront site on a peninsula between Pretty Lake Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay, East Beach is a neighborhood development designed in to a traditional neighborhood. The development was designed based on a Master plan created by the team of Duany and Plater-Zyber. (0 comments)
Can Staging Help Update this Home? Before & After Photos - 02/01/10 11:10 AM
Dear Sellers, if you are wondering why your "priced right home" is not selling, and you wonder what to do to get it sold look at this example of Home Staging. No matter how well your home looks and how wonderful you think it is, look at this pictures. I am sure this seller loved his home as much. Staged home sell for faster and for more money. It is a fact. Via Maureen Bray ~ Home Stager Portland OR ~ Room Solutions Staging ~ Portland Oregon (Staging that Sells Portland Homes): Our Portland-based home staging company was recently hired to stage a (0 comments)
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