real estate: A Formal Introduction Compared to "Here Take a Look" - 02/20/12 02:55 AM
Online photography is booming in real estate, but are we fully taking advantage of it? Yes we can put good looking photos up and we can put a lot up as well. But I believe that there is more we can do with these photos to really get the potential buyer interested in the home.

Here's an example of what I do to my photos to really get the potential buyers attention online. I give them multiple views of the same room so they can really get the feeling of the room, but then I also add verbiage to the … (1 comments)

real estate: The Importance of Words - 01/24/12 04:11 AM
I saw someone's blog post a couple weeks ago about the 10 most overused words or the top 10 words that shouldn't be used and often realtors use them. I found an article yesterday about the 5 listing descriptions that basically won't intice buyers to look at your listing. How often do you use them?
http://pro.truliablog.com/sellers/five-listing-description-deal-killers-and-makers/
Words that kill deals or decrease profits
 
Fantastic Spacious “!” Charming Great Neighborhood Words that make deals or improve profits
Granite Energy-Efficient State-of-the-Art Maple Gourmet I read these lists and realized I hadn't used any of the words that were green and how used … (2 comments)

real estate: NEW LISTING ~ OPEN SUN 1:30-3:30 - 05/14/11 12:00 PM
NEW LISTING
Your opportunity to own beautiful, spacious home on over 1/3 Acre in Heart of Omaha!  4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and loaded with energy efficient updates!  Sellers super sad to leave, but moving out of state for work.  See this gem Sunday from 1:30-3:30 or call/text Gena Schriver for a personal tour at 402-320-HOME (4663).
 
View link below for more information:
 
http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2011-N-104th-Cir_Omaha_NE_68134_M72966-32201
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real estate: OMAHA ~ one of the top start-up hubs from around the world! - 01/14/11 06:48 AM
Omaha is gaining attention from around the world!  If you are thinking about buying or selling or relocating to Omaha, call HAVEN SELLERS today!  We
 
When most people think of startup hubs, a few common places come to mind. Even the average non-tech enthusiast knows that Silicon Valley and New York City are startup hubs thanks to stories about Google and movies like The Social Network. And while these places are certainly at the heart of technology, plenty of new startup hubs are blossoming around the world.
 
1. Delhi, India
India is rapidly emerging as a major world startup … (0 comments)

real estate: Schriver Pros have expanded with a new name, HAVEN SELLERS - 10/05/10 06:07 AM
The Schriver Pros are excited and proud to share with you our recent team expansion and name change, HAVEN SELLERS!  We've added an incredibly dynamic duo, the Johnon & Johnson team, to our real estate powerhouse! The experienced and dedicated Realtors at HAVEN SELLERS have joined forces to bring you the very best with our proven, safe, comprehensive haven for all of your real estate needs under one roof!  HAVEN SELLERS will continue the beloved tradition of providing you, and everyone you refer to us, with real estate "Service You Can Brag About!"

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real estate: LOADS OF UPDATES, QUALITY AND CHARACTER - 1/2 block to Lake Zorinsky Trails - 05/14/10 07:28 AM
West facing South Shore Heights beauty with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 3rd car driveway.  Absolutely mint condition!  Remodeled kitchen & baths, granite counters, stainless steel and newer appliances (all stay). 
Step down into a big family room with beautiful beamed ceilings, brick fireplace, bose speakers, built-ins and wet bar rough-in.  Expansive 2-story entry opens to living rom, 11' ceilings; huge master with large updated master bath, new tiled Jacuzzi & vanities, double sinks, and two (2) big walk-in closets.
Beautifully landscaped, level private yard, sprinkler system, full privacy fence.  Exceptional location near Lake Zorinsky, Millard Schools & shopping.  Over 2900 … (1 comments)

real estate: Super Cute Updated Bungalow- Rare 2-car attached garage! - 02/11/10 09:57 AM
2047 N. 64th St.  Omaha, NE 
Just move right in!  this 2+ bedroom, 2 bath home is ready for a new owner.  The spacious eat-in kitchen has new countertops, backsplash, hardware, and light fixtures.  All Kitchen appliances can stay and the washer/dryer are negotiable.
There are hardwood floors, big closets, and a partially finished basement with potential for a guest room, office, or rec room.  The bathroom has some updates, the electrical panel is new, and there is a high efficiency furnace.
This home sits on a large, level corner lot, has low maintenance vinyl siding, a fully fenced back … (0 comments)

real estate: Completely Renovated Inside & Out! - 07/08/09 02:44 PM
374 N 41st Avenue
You will want to put this home at the top of your to see list!  3+ bedroom, 2 bath, rare 2 car garage, 2 1/2 story home in midtown neighborhood. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout! State of the Art allergy systems! All new 2nd bath! Sunrooms on both floors; 3rd floor unfinished with potential for extraordinary master suite! Loads of light & windows; great woodwork! Formal living & dining room great for family gatherings or entertaining. Main floor family room with fireplace & built-in bookshelves. Walkout basement with unfinished rec room. AMA
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real estate: Be Cautious with Home Insurance Claims - 06/18/09 07:13 AM
When obtaining a home loan, most lenders require homeowners to purchase and maintain homeowner's insurance for the term of the loan. However, some homeowners are being denied insurance or faced with steep increases in premiums, because the home has had a history of claims or the homeowner has filed excessive claims in the past. Many homeowners are unaware that filing a claim on their homeowner's insurance policy can hurt their chances of getting coverage or make it difficult to sell their home.
The insurance industry has reported a loss of billions of dollars in home insurance claims, a large number of … (0 comments)

real estate: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! - 05/26/09 05:11 AM
Recycling turns materials that would otherwise become waste into valuable resources.
In addition, it generates a host of environmental, financial, and social benefits. Materials like glass, metal, plastics, and paper are collected, separated and sent to facilities that can process them into new materials or products. Make recycling part of your everyday routine and help save our valuable resources for future generations too.
Recycling Tips for Every Day
1. buy plain white paper, tissues and paper towels. Dyed paper pollutes.
2. instead of ammonia-based cleaners use vinegar and water or baking soda and water
3. walk or ride a bike instead … (0 comments)

real estate: New Price and an Exceptional Find!! - 05/18/09 03:39 AM
5702 Manderson
List of Improvements is Too Long To Write About!!
Put this home at the top of your "to see" list and see for yourself what this home has to offer!  Sellers are relocating & will miss their quiet street & good neighbors.  Kitchen offers new: tile floor, countertops, backsplash, sink, hardware, pantry, new garbage disposal & microwave, new shelf & light over sink. ALL APPLIANCES CAN STAY!
This home also features: new ceramic tile floor in bathroom & added outlet; new "flors" carpet in basement; new lights in basement hallway; repainted entire first floor as well as doors, basement … (0 comments)

real estate: Outstanding Nelson's Creek Find!! - 05/11/09 07:56 AM
2411 N. 144 Avenue
Fantastic Price! This home has many outstanding features: TRUE 4 large bedrooms; vaulted ceilings; family room with stunning brick ceiling-to-floor fireplace with built-ins; bay/box windows; huge dinette/sunroom with pantry off kitchen; large laundry; his/her closets in mster wtih master bath; finished bsement; oversized garage; tons of storage.
There are LOTS of NEW too: furnace/air conditioning, water heater, roof with upgraded shingles, carpet, flooring, dishwasher, solid surface master vanity, driveway & much more!
Enjoy the big, private, level, fenced yard with patio & the great neighborhood! Close to restaurants, shopping & much more. AMA
 
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real estate: 9 Ways to Build Credit from Scratch - 02/20/09 07:41 AM
It's much easier to start with good habits than to repair black marks later on
Establishing a good credit history has never been as important as it is today.  It's not just that you'll need good credit to get decent rates when you're ready to buy a home or car. Your credit history can determine whether you get a good job, a decent apartment, a deal on your cell phones and reasonable rates on insurance. One seemingly minor misstep - a late payment, maxing out your credit cards - can haunt you for years.
1. Check your credit report - you'll … (0 comments)

real estate: Meticulously Clean Remodeled Gem!! - 01/26/09 05:16 AM
5513 Spaulding St
Move right in! This bungalow contains loads of charm & lots of storage! The updated kitchen boast new oak cabinets, new counters, dishwasher, disposal & stove; huge pantry & wood floor; all appliances stay including the washer & dryer!
Gleaming wood floors throughtout! Updates include newer windows, updated electrical, new garage door & roof (08). There are two bedrooms on the main level & a bedroom upstairs with wood floor & great closet space. The super clean & bright basement accommodates loads of built-in shelving!
Big enclosed front porch is perfect for catching sun rays anytime of the … (1 comments)

real estate: Don't Let Winter Travel Catch You Off Guard - 12/19/08 02:43 AM
Putting Together a Car Emergency Kit
We spend many hours driving in our cars, so there is a good possibility that an emergency or disaster could occur while in the car.  Even if a natural disaster does not occur, car emergencies happen every day.  Without the right supplies and tools you could become stranded.
If you are building your own roadside emergency kit there are some things you will want to make sure and include:
•·         Jumper Cables
•·         Shovel
•·         A Good Pair of Gloves
•·         High Calorie Food Bars
•·         Emergency Water Packets or Bottles
•·         Warm Blanket or … (0 comments)

real estate: With High Energy Prices Here Are Some Steps to Save Money! - 12/11/08 07:46 AM
Five Action Steps to Cut Natural Gas & Propane Use
•1.       Turn down your thermostat to 68 degrees. For every degree you lower your heat in the 60-degree to  70- degree range, you'll save up to 5 percent on heating costs.
 
•2.       Replace or clean furnace filters once a month. Dirty filters restrict airflow and increase energy use.  Now is also the time for a furnace "tune-up." Keeping your furnace clean, lubricated & properly adjusted will reduce energy use, saving up to 5 percent of heating costs.
 
•3.       Reduce hot water temperature. Set your water heater to the "normal" … (1 comments)

real estate: How You Can Fight Off Junk Mail!! - 12/05/08 05:21 AM
November & December are the two biggest months for junk mail. According to the Privacy Council, the average person spends eight months of his or her life opening and discarding junk mail.  What's more, an average family will throw away the equivalent of an entire tree from unread junk mail - and junk mail kills 100 million trees annually.
The Privacy Council was created to try to stem the flow of junk mail.  For a $9 fee, home dwellers can sign up to remove the household from all the major marketing lists that are responsible for the majority of the junk … (0 comments)

 
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