cabot arkansas: You Can View Cabot Arkansas Real Estate Updates at Cabot4sale.com - 03/31/08 01:32 PM
Just a quick note to let residents and anyone who may care about the Cabot housing market; you can now view up to date market reports for the area. I give monthly updates on the home page of my Cabot real estate website. These reports list the number of homes sold in the area and how this year compares to the previous two years. 
I also blog about the Cabot Arkansas real estatemarket daily on my website blog. There are in-depth reports about different neighborhoods and price ranges in the Cabot area.
If you have any ideas about market reports for me to … (2 comments)

cabot arkansas: I was in Cabot When I Hit a Tree - 03/18/08 03:03 PM
A couple of Weeks ago I was with my business partner on highway 5 in Cabot looking for land. We have a client we a working for that wants ten acres of land close to the Cabot area. It was raining that day, no it was pouring that day. I was driving and we were talking about business and such and suddenly something went wrong.
The back end of my car started hydroplaning toward the ditch! That means the front end of my car began heading towards on coming traffic. There were other cars coming so I turned the wheel in the … (2 comments)

cabot arkansas: The Right Price range to Be in When Selling a Home in Cabot Arkansas - 03/01/08 11:57 AM
With the negative media on the real estate market, home selling has become tough. In Cabot there are price ranges that are good to be in right now when selling your home. Some price ranges are tough to sell a home in right now. I wanted to give the statistics of homes that have sold in Cabot Arkansas in the past six months.
Here are the stats for Cabot homes sold in the past six months:                                                               
100K and below          82 Cabot area homes sold
100-150K                    175 Cabot area homes sold
150-200K                    72 Cabot area homes sold
200K-250K                 30 Cabot area homes sold
250-300K                    9  Cabot area homes sold
300-350K                    5 Cabot area … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Cabot Residents Should Vote On Proposed Millage Rate Increase - 02/27/08 03:05 PM
In Dec. the Cabot school board voted to propose a millage increase for Cabot. The increase is intended to raise approx. 22.8 million from property taxes in Cabot. With the state of Arkansas expected to match the revenue with 50 million dollars.
What will the increase in Taxes do for the school district?
1. Renovating High School Science Wing
2. Adding a Junior High Science addition
3. Reconstruction at Junior high school north
4. Additional classrooms at Westside Elementary
5. Repairs to the roof at Eastside Elementary
6.A charter school facility
7. A new elementary school
8. Many other things I do not feel like listing. For the complete list … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Talks of widening Highway 89 in Cabot - 02/24/08 07:56 AM
A recent article was posted that spoke about how officials were trying to relieve some of Cabot's traffic congestion problems. The main thing that stuck out to me in the article was widening 89 and adding turning lanes to the road. The article stated that Highway 89 in Cabot was identified as the third most congested street in Central Arkansas.
 To view the article go to this link.
Good day
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cabot arkansas: 203 Spence Located Just outside of Cabot Arkansas - 02/18/08 03:25 AM
Anyone looking for homes in Cabot Arkansas or the surrounding areas should see this home. It is located outside of Cabot in Austin Arkansas. The home is out away from town far enough to have a country feel to it, but close enough for easy access to shopping and recreation.
The home Features:
* 1762 Square Feet
* 1 acre of Land
* In-ground Swimming Pool
* Large Shop in the back
* Fenced-in Back yard
* Carpeted Pool house with running water
                     
        
To view more pictures and information on 203 Spence and other homes in the Cabot Arkansas area, visit the number one site for Cabot homes … (1 comments)

cabot arkansas: Home Sale Forecasts from the NAR - 01/29/08 11:05 AM
The National Association of Realtors has released a forecast for home sales into 2009. They predict that home sales will still be down during the first quarter of 2008. It is predicted that homes sales will be approx. 6 million units in the first quarter of 2008.
The second quarter of 2008 is predicted to be better than the first. The NAR predicts that home sales will pick up the second quarter to approx. 6.25 million units. Then the third and the fourth quarter will be better than the second. The NAR has the last two quarters of 2008 forecast at … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: How to Help Cabot Arkansas Homes Sell in a Slower Market - 01/19/08 12:07 PM
There was a recent article posted by Yahoo. It highlighted ways to help your home in a down market. Even though I would not consider the Cabot Arkansas home market a down market, there were some interesting tips that may help some Cabot home sellers.
1. Try to look like your neighbors
Not physically, but your home should be similar to what other homes in the neighborhood look like. You do not want your home to be the largest home on the block or the nicest. Why? When pulling comparables in the neighborhood (which is what agents and appraisers do) it will … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Stable Home Sales are expected in 2008 - 01/17/08 12:17 PM
The National Association of Realtors released an article about expected home sales in 2008.  The article says that home sales are expected to stay steady through 2008 and pick up in 2009. The article states that home sales in the middle of the county are expected to offset the declines in some of the previous hot spots. There are wide variations of housing markets throughout the country. Nearly two thirds of metropolitan areas are showing home increasing home values.
I have always said that the Cabot real estate market has remained steady. There has been a decrease in homes sold, but nothing … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Orchard Estates in Austin Just Outside of Cabot Arkansas - 01/15/08 11:53 AM
Orchard Estates is a subdivision located just outside of Cabot with homes ranging from 99K to 125k. Many people like Orchard Estate because it is close to Cabot and new homes can be bought for around a 100k. Austin is approximately 2.6 miles from Cabot Arkansas. There is also easy access to highway 67/167. Homes in this subdivision are selling well due to the price. Here are some pictures of what Orchard estates looks like.
       
      
As you can see there are some very nice homes in Orchard Estates and there are a lot of new homes being built. If you are interested … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Why Use A Cabot Arkansas Real Estate Agent - 01/12/08 10:31 AM
I wanted to write a quick post of the advantages of using a Cabot Real Estate agent. I have wrote a few posts in the past, but I always have more to say on the topic.
1. A Cabot real estate agent can help you determine your buying power.
Generally and agent can help refer you to good lenders that they work with on a regular basis. They should be able to make sure that you get the best rate possible. An agent can also be sure that your lender get things done in a timely manner. There is nothing worse than delaying … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Greystone Development Cabot Arkansas - 01/05/08 12:31 PM
The Greystone development in Cabot Arkansas in one of the areas premier subdivisions. There are several homes and lots available in different price ranges and styles. There are more than 1,850 acres with rolling hills and lush landscape. There are several ponds and over 36 fairways within the development. Lots start at $25,000 and homes range from $145,000 and up.
                                           
 
If you have any questions or would like info about Cabot Arkansas homes, click on the link and email us.
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cabot arkansas: Cabot Arkansas Real Estate Update; December - 01/02/08 04:16 AM
I try to post a monthly Cabot Arkansas real estate update. I focus on the amount of homes sold for the month compared to the amount of homes sold in the same month a year before. Here is a quick view of the Cabot Arkansas real estate market for December 2007.
There were 35 homes sold in the Cabot Arkansas school district in December of 2007. This includes mobile homes. This report dos not include lots, vacant land, and commercial property.
In December of 2006 there were 73 homes sold.
That is a substantial decrease from a year ago. Property values are not dropping … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Great Cabot Arkansas Home at a Great Price! 19 Aleatha Cove - 11/19/07 01:47 AM
          
          
         
 
This Beautiful Cabot AR home is just right for any home buyer looking for real estate in Cabot!
Features:
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
1275 Square Feet
Workshop with electricity
Separate Laundry Room
Large walk in closet for the master suite
New cabinets in the kitchen
Custom built deck in the backyard
The home was built in 1996
Priced at $112,500!
 
This home is located on the south-side of Cabot Arkansas. There is an elementary school within a couple of miles and a grocery store right around the corner. The home sits at the end of a cul de sac and has been landscaped perfectly for its next … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Profit From Cabot Arkansas Foreclosures - 10/09/07 12:23 PM
It is no secret that the foreclosure rate is high all around the nation. This has helped lead to all of the lender issues that the news has covered so much. The good news is that you can profit from the foreclosures. Investors in Cabot have all sorts of opportunities to buy property for cheap and profit from them.
I am not saying that you can get a $150,000 home for $100. Banks ask professionals what the value of a home is, they do not let them go for what some so called "Real Estate Pros" say is pennies on the dollar. 
Buying … (1 comments)

cabot arkansas: Come To Cabot and Enjoy Cabotfest - 10/06/07 06:20 AM
It seems like almost every small town in America has their own annual event that locals can come out and enjoy. Many of the towns advertise the events to maybe attract newcomers to the area. Most of the time the events that I have seen have some things in common. They all have a carnival, booths for local businesses, and games for kids. The reason these events all have these things is because you have to entertain the kids & local businesses will do anything to get their name out.
Cabotfest in Cabot is no different then that. There will be all … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Basics about marketing You - 09/13/07 08:28 AM
There are agents everywhere. The small town that I work in has one agent to every two hundred people in the town. How can you stand out? There has to be a way to differentiate yourself from other agents. In fact, there are two primary ways that you can establish a competitive advantage. Here they are and a little bit about them.
1. Product/service differentiation
Apple is a leader at this advantage. They always try to have new products they are introducing to stay ahead of the curve. Many manufacturers can not keep up with them due to patent laws and lack of technology, … (3 comments)

cabot arkansas: Should You Buy a Cabot AR Homes In This Market? - 09/10/07 07:29 AM
National statistics are down and economist do not see a change for a while. The predictions are that the housing decline has just begun. The question is, should you buy a house with all of this going on? The answer is somewhat complex and something you and your family should think about. Let me explain.
I have been writing in this blog for the past couple of months and I have tried to show statistics and state my professional opinion about how the Cabot Arkansas housing market is doing. I still feel the same as I did a couple of months ago. The … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Agent Smagent; Chapter 4 - 09/07/07 08:08 AM
It has been a while since I last posted about selling you home by your self. These posts are all dedicated to what a Cabot AR for-sale by owner can do to help them sell their home themselves. Last post I spoke about how to act when showing your home and how to subtly pre-buyers.
This week I will talk about negotiating a contract effectively and Knowing your buyers. These are both important aspects of the process when you have found someone that is interested.
 
Negotiating a Contract Effectively
It is important when drawing up a contract that you understand everything in the contract. Be … (0 comments)

cabot arkansas: Cabot Arkansas Home Selling Secrets - 08/27/07 10:15 AM
Generally, when a home seller lists their home to sell they want to get rid of the property as soon as possible. No home seller wants to list their property and have it sit on the market for months. There are small things that a home seller can do to increase the sales appeal of a home to sell it faster and for more. I will periodically post tips just for Cabot AR home owners and other times I will post tips for homes in general.
Today I would like to focus on tips specifically for Cabot AR home owners and what buyers in … (0 comments)

 
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