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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO - 2004008944
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2015 

Some days Realtors® must be thinking, "Do I have a GULLIBLE sign on my forehead?" The anonymous caller pretends to be a floor call when s/he asks if there is an agent in the office. Now, if you are an agent, you might be like really good players on that old television show, "Name that Tune." In t...
01/30/2015
I learned to type on a manual typewriter. I bought my first electric typewriter in college. In college classes and at a job, I learned to use a keypunch machine (now as obsolete as those typewriters I used). The first computer I saw in person was in a glass-encased, temperature and humidity contr...
01/29/2015
School children and teachers wait not so patiently for the first snow day of the season. Freshmen living at Southeast Missouri State University can only imagine sliding down the fabled terraces in front of Academic Hall. Local supermarkets have shelves full of bread, neatly aligned gallons of mil...
01/28/2015
With the Mississippi River at your back, you can stand at the Themis Street floodwall gate in Cape Girardeau, MO, and stare up at the Common Pleas Courthouse. Completed in 1854, it is an imposing structure that reigns over the downtown area. For over a century and a half, it has been a seat of ju...
01/27/2015
A place where wallpaper is in vogue and where fireplaces are not optional - that would be a house built in 1883. The Glenn House in Cape Girardeau is a living museum, faithfully restored by the Historical Association of Greater Cape Girardeau to capture details of the house as it was originally ...
01/26/2015
2254 Sherwood Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO Three bedroom, three bath brick ranch in Schrader District has main level laundry, full basement, and attached garage. Gas fireplace, covered patio and open patio, as well as covered front porch. Mostly finished basement has ceramic tile, large family area, b...
01/25/2015
  Buyers in Cape Girardeau during 2014 favored three bedroom houses, as evidenced by shorter days on market for those homes, higher sales price to list price ratio, and by the sheer number of units sold during the year. Of the total 469 closed sales, 217 were three bedroom homes.       Buyers in...
01/24/2015
Real estate market snapshots for the last three years in the Cape Girardeau service area show a remarkably stable real estate market. Highlights of the market are as follows: Total number of properties sold were 1599, 1511, and 1428 (for 2014, 2013, 2012 respectively). Average sold price for the ...
01/23/2015
Rules are not made to be broken, and the Active Rain Community Guidelines set this platform apart from many others. I have long been a proponent of free speech, but free speech is not the same as politically correct speech. In fact, our country's founding fathers were actually revolutionaries wh...
01/22/2015
Whether you are a history buff, an artist, a dreamer or an engineer, the riverfront and its protective floodwall are a "must see" attraction in Cape Girardeau. More than a mere floodwall, Cape Girardeau's concrete levy is home to a 550 foot mural dubbed the Missouri Wall of Fame. Informational pl...
01/21/2015
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