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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Premier Associates
Moving to Pella Iowa - let me help you find that dream home - land to build on or commercial location. Broker/owner of Century 21 Premier Associates. See my listings at www.century21pella.com or www.marioncountymls.com. I look forward to working for you!
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Just wanted to share this photo of our cow and bull elk that we raise - cooliing off in the pond we built for them.  Libby the cow is very tame and will come up to you and want to be petted - Luke the bull - on his second year rack which we have been told is huge for his age is not some forth com...
07/13/2010
07/01/2010
Just had to share these photos from our herd of whitetail deer we raise. We are finally at the end of birthing season and are bottle feeding these little fawn - Just like another troop of kids around - we plan our lives around their feedings 3-4 times a day.  Such a treat for the kids who enjoy t...
06/26/2010
All over the internet, TV, Active rain and signs everywhere we see short sale- short sale - short sale!  It seems to some that this is the new normal in real estate deals.  We all must have had at least  one that we have completed - we hope - by now.  When will it end? ? ?  So many hoops to jump ...
06/25/2010
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Do you have a career client?  one that call you and looks for years and then never buys for one reason or the other.  I have several - I've started a plan to talk to them about putting their plans on hold or just staying in touch if they decide to buy.  Many of the parties have made offers - most...
06/18/2010
Difficult situation I got myself into last night.  Friends of my husbands family for many years asked me to come look at their home they are wanting to sell.   They have lived there for 47years and he built the home for his family himself.  Good location- in town - on the main drag - close to sch...
06/17/2010
A ranch home over the years has been a staple amount styles that stand the test of time and can accomodate about any age homeowner.  Ranch homes are very age friendly when having older family members - you never have to worry about can they getin due to steps, for younger families that want every...
06/14/2010
Today we just had a flash flood advisory after 3 inches of rain in the overnight hours.  For my clients this is the best time to show homes and see if the basement is dry.  New ponds and streams come up on  places that have never had them before.  You can truly see what the worst case will be if ...
06/12/2010
You know what I mean - the urge to be outside in the sunshine!  School just got out - kids are playing at the pool - many others in the town get off work at noon on Friday but I'm stuck - busy in the office.  I guess that I should be thankful that I have clients and deals that are happening.  My ...
06/11/2010
After having worked on this short sale with a homeowner that was taken to the cleaners so to speak by a husband she met on-line - we FIANALLY have approval and will be closing.  It has taken 6 months - this is after other offers and short-sale offers were rejected.  For her it  is a closure on a ...
06/10/2010
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Moving to Pella Iowa - let me help you find that dream home - land to build on or commercial location. Broker/owner of Century 21 Premier Associates. See my listings at www.century21pella.com or www.marioncountymls.com. I look forward to working for you!