Real Estate News from Popular Arkansas Cities

View all cities

Real Estate News from Popular Arkansas Counties

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
Delbert Ray was born in Tamms, Illinois back in 1924 to Elbert and Emma. An undergraduate at Southern Illinois University was interrupted during WWII. After the war, he went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he received his Ph. D in mathematics in 1951.After graduation, he worked for t...

By Lenore Cottrell, Making Your Realty Dreams A Reality!
(The Brandon Group)
Comments 7
Who knew there were cool things in Arkansas?The northwest region of the state has some seriously cool stuff going on. One of the big deals in the region is the Razorback Greenway. Lots of cities across the country have some nice biking trails or cute walking paths, but Arkansas got serious in a b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Alice Brown was born near Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma back in 1852 to John and Lucy. Because of the Seminole tradition any children born of the wedlock belonged to the mother, they had a total of seven. She was well educated attending Ramsey Mission School. Her father being a doctor tended to the Semino...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
John Taylor was born in Exeter, New Hampshire back in 1753. By 1775 he was one of the Minutemen moving up to a selectman in 1777. He served as a member of the New Hampshire House of representatives in 1779 to 1781 when he was selected as a delegate to the Convention of the States in Hartford, Con...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 21
Roger Ludlow was born back in 1590 in Dinton, Wiltshire, England to Thomas and Jane. He enrolled at Balliol College in Oxford, and was admitted to the Honorable Society of the Inner Temple in 1612. She sailed to America in 1630 with his wife Mary, settling in Dorchester, Massachusetts. In 1634 he...

By Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876
(Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus)
Comments 44
"Your safety in real estate is non-negotiable" was the title of a session we did yesterday with Carl Carter, son of Beverly Carter who was abducted and murdered during what seemed like a routine interaction with a potential all cash buyer. Carl's live-stream feed from the cloud to the industry ye...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Walter as born in Warragul, Victoria, Australia back in 1889. Sorry I do not have any information about his parents however, what I can tell you is the rest of the story. He apprenticed with a German immigrant, more on that later. He married Elsie in 1913, they had four daughters one dying in inf...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 15
Recognize this street?It is a great view from the corner of Arch and Spring looking toward the First Methodist Church. Looking carefully you can see Security Bank on the sign, I believe.  The date is not certain but it must have been several years ago.  Car guys can tell the year by the cars in t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Elisha Matthew was born in Acadia, Florida back in 1918. I do not have any information about his parents, upbringing or much of anything else, that is except for the rest of the story, so, let’s get to it.He made his playing debut in 1939 with the Americus Pioneers which was a Brooklyn Dodgers mi...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 2
I consider this a small masterpiece done by our local artist, Terry W Williams, and I had to do some master bargaining to get it from him.  Terry painted this in 1970 and he says it is a portrait of his dad, Nathan Hale Williams from Sunflower Co, Mississippi.  He titled it "My Share of the Crop....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Philip Astley was born in Newcastle, England.  His father was a cabinetmaker, starting out at 9 e apprenticed with his father.  However, cabinet making was not to his liking what he did enjoy was horses.  At 17 he joined the Fifteenth Light Dragoons becoming aa Sergeant Major serving during the S...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
John Jeffries was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1745.  I have no information about his parents or his upbringing that is until he graduated from Harvard College getting his medical degree from the University of Aberdeen.  He was a key witness for the defense for the trial that ensued afte...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Paavo Johannes was born in Turku, Finland back in 1897 to Johan and Matilda. His father died in 1910 and one of his sisters Lahja a year later. He left school at 12 to help his family financially working as a errand boy for a bakery.Pushing the bakery carts up the steep slopes in Turku is what he...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 7
Another old home in Searcy AR for sale!I remember this house.  It was one of my very first listings when I started in real estate. It was probably in the early 80's, so long ago that the on-line county data does not list the name of the owner at that time.  It looks very much the same and is on t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Abraham Clark was born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey back in 1726. His father was reported to be a person who had a natural grasp of math so he hired a tutor to teach Abraham the profession of being s surveyor. I his spare time Abraham taught himself law and was known as “the poor man’s councilor”...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
The issue goes back a long time ago. The earliest time was during the Reign of Augustus. The reasons re varied just as the bled of grass or snowflakes. Some for infidelity, abandonment, financial, children or the lack of them, physical or emotional abuse, personal indifference and the list contin...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
James Anthony McGinnis was born in Detroit, Michigan back in 1847.  I do not have any information about his parents only that he was orphaned at an early age.  He began working as a bellhop in Pontiac, Michigan when he was approached by Frederic who gave him a job as his assistant, and as they sa...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 8
The portrait of this child is so interesting and appealing.  I bought it years ago and have loved it.  The first thing that I think is that this child was royalty, rich and happy.Then I look at the child's clothing.  Those little shoes have been passed down a few times.  Notice the shoe polish on...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Gypsie Ann Evarts was born in Wichita Falls, Texas back in 1927. She graduated from Wichita Falls, Texas and moved to Los Angeles to study at UCLA.In 1943 while working as a comedian in a vaudeville act a dancer, among many others she was discovered by Earl Carroll. She toured with the USO in a p...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Gerty Theresa was born in Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire back in 1896 to Otto and Martha.  Tutored at home and wanting to become a doctor she lacked the prerequisites in Latin, physics, chemistry and mathematics.  In just one year she managed to study the equivalent of eight years of Latin, five...

Arkansas Real Estate Agents and Real Estate Professionals