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ZEstimate: Explained But Still Not Understood - 02/27/12 01:10 PM
ZEstimate: Explained But Not Understood Over 88% of real estate buyers will use the internet during their property search. This is no secret, in fact most people in real estate use the internet as a resource these days. The real secret is how much agents and buyers understand the information we gather - for example who really understands the Zestimate?? Zillow does a pretty good job of explaining this feature on their site, but let's be honest who really looks? What is a Zestimate?? If, you have ever searched for property on Zillow.com you've probably seen their home details pages. Did (10 comments)
For months now, local residents of Charlotte Court House, VA have watched as the historic home known as Diamond Hill has been transformed into a retreat - the "ideal place to relax, unwind, and experience rural living with elegance".
Now everyone is invited to the ribbon cutting of Vellie's Boutique and Specialty Gift Shop. "Vellie's specialty gift items include high quality fashion accessories and jewelry featuring genuince stones, exotic pearls and South Sea pearls". While at this Grand Opening you'll are invited to tour and preview all of (3 comments)
Miracle Pups....Talk About "Hot" Dogs - 02/16/12 04:54 PM
Miracle Pups Last week was due day at our house.....at least for our dog, Elin. So when the day arrived, my son rushed to the barn to check for puppies. When he came back in, he said she had seven puppies but only four are living. Being cautious, I asked how he knew they weren't alive...he told me they were cold and stiff. The family went out to greet the new puppies and take care of the mama. My wife decided that we should take them into the kitchen, to keep them warm. So, I began to remove the unfortunate pups (10 comments)
It's Quackin' Time Again! - 02/14/12 04:25 PM
Farmville Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Banquet & Auction Held on Friday, March 9, 2012 Fuqua Lower School Doors Open at 6 pm Tickets are $50 per person / $600 corporate Tickets available at the door or at State Wide Realty Co.
For those unfamiliar with Ducks Unlimited, this organization is the "world leader in wetland and waterfowl conservation". Their conservation projects are "designed to maximize the amount and quality of migration and wintering waterfowl habitat as well as improve conditions for waterfowl production". Feel free to visit their website and learn more about this great organization!
State Wide Realty Co. is (3 comments)
Do you KNOW A Mrs. Murphy? You should if you WANT to Avoid Fair Housing Issues. - 02/08/12 04:39 PM
Years ago there was a movie called Single White Female. After reading this post, I posed the question to another agent in my office. You remember the movie Single White Female....could someone place an ad like that now? If you don't know the answer, read the post below.....it's very well written and offers a great explanation that answers this question and more. Via Wallace S. Gibson CPM * LandlordWhisperer (Gibson Management Group, Ltd.): What every real estate agent has heard and few remember is that there are EXEMPTIONS to the FEDERAL Fair Housing Act. One of those exemptions is the Mrs. Murphy's rule (3 comments)
UPDATE: ALL SOLD For Sale: Most Unique Homes in Farmville - Just Completed!
If you live in Farmville, VA, you may have watched these houses being built or just hear a rumor about the unusual homes I was building on High Street. Either way they are finally completed so stop by and discover all that these uniquely styled homes have to offer.
1603 High St. Farmville,VA 23901 Discover all the comforts of southern living as you relax on one of this home's upper level balconies or the front deck. This home has 2 bedrooms and 2.5 (5 comments)
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