real estate: OPEN HOUSES - Coffee, Tea, Water, Cider? - 12/08/08 05:07 AM
OPEN HOUSES: what do you serve? coffee, tea, bottled water, cider? cookies, candy, pastries?
I wanted to throw this idea out to my activerain bloggers - to gather ideas on what others are serving, if anything, at their open houses.
Since I am in Ohio, on cold wintry days, I have a pot of coffee made - but I have heard cider is very inviting and makes for a great aroma.
On hot, summer days, most coming to my open house were very thankful for a cold bottled water.
I have another real estate friend who gives out a package of … (8 comments)

real estate: Real Estate - OPEN HOUSES - 05/18/08 07:22 PM

Open Houses - how are they working in your market?
Is there a day, time, that is better than others? Do you participate in Open Houses all year long? Have you tried having an open house during the week?
Having an open house is easy - ask any "for sale by owner"! Just put up a sign, run an ad, buyers will come. Or will they?
Yes, anyone can have an open house, but having a "successful" open house takes planning and real experience - or consider it a waste of time, for all parties involved. My success rate with … (6 comments)

real estate: Housing Market in Elyria as of March 12th, 2008 - 03/12/08 01:20 PM
Elyria is a growing community in Lorain County, where housing is plentiful & very affordable - from historical properties to newly constructed modern homes, even condominiums and cluster homes. Currently, as of March 12th, 2008 - there are 607 homes listed for sale with area real estate companies (not counting for sale by owner properties). Prices start as low as $7,500 for a home, up to $629,000. Foreclosed, bank owned homes are very prevalent in the area as well. There are several advantages in buying a home today, such as attractive interest rates & loan programs of all shapes and sizes, from … (0 comments)

real estate: SOLD in Sheffield Village (Lorain County Ohio) - 03/12/08 06:22 AM
Sold, Closed, Happy New Buyer Just Moved IN!! Was a great buy for the area.  Thinking of Selling a Home in Lorain County? Call me ... working with several motivated buyers looking for move-in ready, clean homes. Let's talk! Call me direct at :  440-309-5209 or Toll Free 877-737-0373, Carla Harbert, Re/Max Pros.
Address: 4260 Abbe Rd, in Sheffield Village OH 44054 (North of Rt 254 & South of French Creek)
Price has been IMPROVED - Now asking $132,500! (No longer on the market, sold & closed 2008). Super Price on this well maintained 3 bedroom split-level in great location, close to … (2 comments)

real estate: Do You Know How to Blog - or Want to Learn? - 03/11/08 09:24 AM
Blogging made easy....well, sorta. I just finished an 8 week course called "No Blogger Left Behind", presented by: Joeann Fossland & Frances Flynn Thorsen. I can NOT brag enough in regards to this course, it was very informative with monies well spent (in my opinion). Technology is essential in the real estate profession, with always something new popping up to learn. Blogging can boost your business up a notch or two, at least that is what it has done for me! Thanks Fran & Joeann!!
Please check it out:   another class is getting ready to take off! Many here on … (4 comments)

real estate: Don't Fall Prey into Tax "phishing" - 03/11/08 08:46 AM
Heed the Warning! Don't fall victim to "phishing" traps, where the internet criminal tries to steal your information by using the tax season to prey on unsuspecting consumers.
Please pass this information onto your friends, family & relatives. Internet Users need to be on guard, watching out for the new breed of scam artists online. There are unscrupulous scammers sending out e-mails that appear to be generated from the IRS, persuading you to give out important personal data. These false e-mails are very real looking, sophisticated - appearing to be very legitimate, sent by the IRS or the government. These scammers … (0 comments)

real estate: Do Not Call Registry for Cell Phones - 03/10/08 06:43 AM
Cell Phone Numbers are being released to Tele-Marketers.
To prevent these calls from coming into your cell phones, please register your cell phone number by calling: 1-888-382-1222. Note: You must call from your cell phone - it will take about 30 seconds or so.
Just a bit of information I thought could be useful.  

real estate: New Jobs are Coming to Lorain County - 03/09/08 10:58 AM
Lowe's is coming to Oak Point Rd in Lorain, Ohio!
I was truly excited to see this news posted in the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram last month (Feb 2008). Lorain County has been hit hard with job losses, factories closing, companies relocating out of our area. The reporter on this story, Stephen Szucs-The Chronicle Telegram, tells us this store is expected to be opening in 2008 - possibly as early as August. Lowe's has been a faithful friend to the real estate commumity, with special offers for licensed REALTORs to use. See: .
Lowe's has a website for those seeking employment at: … (0 comments)

real estate: SOLD! 33442 Willo Rd, Avon OH 44011 - 03/09/08 08:10 AM
Sold!! Sharp Split-Level Home in Avon, with Large 24x40 Bldg w/10x18 door.  List Price: $225,000
Sold Quickly! Looking for other seller's that are considering to sell in Avon. Call for my marketing plan! Carla Harbert, RE/MAX PROS, Toll Free: 877-737-0373.  Visit my personal website:
Home Featured: 3 Bedrooms, 1.1 Baths, Formal Living Room, Dining Room, Large open kitchen w/pantry, Family Room with walk-out, large Rec Room, attached 2 car garage. Separate building on the west side of home, perfect for the mechanic or hobbyist...with a separate workshop to the rear. A true bargain in Lorain County.

Carla Harbert, RE/MAX Omega: Lorain-Medina County Area ( Rainmaker large

Carla Harbert

RE/MAX Omega: Lorain-Medina County Area

Avon, OH

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Address: 1321 Industrial Park North, Suite 800, Brunswick, OH, 44212

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