remax real estate today: Rural Development Loan in Marion Arkansas - 08/05/12 07:58 AM
Rural Development Loan in Marion Arkansas
Beginning October 1 2012, Rural Development loan will not be applied in Marion, Ar. anymore. 
Rural Development (RD) is a popular type of home mortgage loan in Marion, Ar., no down payment, lower mortgage insurance than FHA loan, competitive low interest rate...I have a client doing a RD loan right now at 3.25% interest rate, they are so excited!!
RD is very popular among first time buyers especially, they can almost move in for nothing if the seller can help with their closing costs and prepaids. 
Time is running out, if you are serious about becoming a home owner, no … (5 comments)

remax real estate today: First time buyer home for sale in Marion Ar 72364 - 02/17/12 07:01 AM
First time buyer home for sale in Marion Ar 72364
This cute home located at 745 Lackey Road in Pleasant Plains Marion Ar 72364 is a great affordable home for any buyer, especially first time home buyers who are now starting the home buying process.  The mortgage note is lower than renting a house with similar features in the area.
The living room is spacious and open, and it leads to the eat in kitchen or go outside to do some cookout.  The gas fireplace makes the room so cozy and warm in those cold days. You will also like the split floor plan with master bedroom on one … (11 comments)

remax real estate today: Luxury home for sale in Hopefield West Memphis Ar 72301 - 02/17/12 04:42 AM
Luxury home for sale in Hopefield West Memphis Ar 72301
Hopefield is an exclusive neighborhood located on Mound City Road, and it is within minutes to the Interstate going to Memphis Tn.  It is known for big luxurious homes and it is a very quiet subdivision.
It is a rare opportunity to have a home on the market for sale in Hopefield, and one of the best selling features of Hopefield is it is in West Memphis district which means you use West Memphis utilities, and go to Marion School District, it certainly is the best of both worlds.
This luxurious home is the … (6 comments)

remax real estate today: Bed and Breakfast in Marion Ar - The Cedars of Marion - 11/18/11 10:59 AM
Bed and Breakfast in Marion Ar - The Cedars of Marion
Before I start talking about The Cedars of Marion, I would like to invite you to visit this bed and breakfast at www.thecedarsofmarion.com It is just beautiful, check it out.
I have the opportunity to tour and had lunch in this beautiful bed and breakfast, The Cedars of Marion one day this week.  I don't know about you, but I love bed and breakfast, the old style meets the new world, it just can't be replaced by any modern hotels in my opinions. 

When I step in The Cedars of Marion, … (9 comments)

remax real estate today: A Happy Buyer closed on her first home today! - 11/15/11 04:55 AM
It has been raining since 7 this morning, but it didn't ruin the happy day for my buyer who closed on her first home in West Memphis, Ar.!!
She is not just another first time buyer of mine, she is a very hard working single mom first time home buyer who was referred to me from an old client.  I wrote a blog about her 2 months ago A successful story of credit repair to become a home owner at last and we closed this morning at 9 am.
She was beyond excited and I am so proud of her to achieve … (16 comments)

remax real estate today: New homes are still building in St John's Landing in Marion Ar - 11/01/11 08:26 AM
New homes are still building in St John's Landing in Marion Ar
Not long ago, someone said to me, "I can't believe builders are still building new homes in today's market."  Well, you'd better believe it.  Yes, they are still building new homes in Marion Ar.

New homes are only building in a couple of subdivisions in Marion Ar.  St. John's Landing is one of them.  Currently there are 4 houses for sale in St John's Landing, one is a resale home, 3 of them are new homes and one is still under construction.    

Why pick St. John's Landing?
It is a … (8 comments)

remax real estate today: A truly short SHORT SALE story in West Memphis Ar - 10/31/11 04:35 AM
A truly short SHORT SALE story in West Memphis Ar
Short Sale, anyone who did one before knows there is nothing short about it.  I am not claiming to be a short sale specialist, we don't have enough short sales in our market to call it a niche, which is good actually.
As economy being unstable as it is, many home owners fall into the same financial crisis; losing their job, make less than before, divorce, health issues, you name it and it is out there.  Even though we are not saturated with short sales in our market, we still have some shares out there.
I … (2 comments)

remax real estate today: Another happy closing for my relocation buyer moving to Marion Ar - 10/28/11 10:23 AM
Another happy closing for my relocation buyer moving to Marion Ar
It is almost an year since I met this buyer who planed to relocate to Marion, Ar.  It started with a phone call one day about one of our listings, I kept in touch with her and hung in there.  She was not sure if she was going to move at first because of her job, after a few months of keeping in touch, she decided to move to Marion, Ar.
She has great credit and got pre-approved immediately, the only thing was she needed to sell her house first.  She lived about … (4 comments)

remax real estate today: A new group of buyers in West Memphis and Marion Ar - Investor - 10/19/11 11:06 AM
A new group of buyers in West Memphis and Marion Ar - Investor
Rental is in high demand in Marion, West Memphis Ar., it helps to push another group of buyers out in the market - investors.
Many of them are seasoned investors and have been doing this for a while, some of them are 1st time investor, trying to get a piece of pie while it is still available, and why not?  There are foreclosures coming out often, there are different types of investors, and there is something for everyone.
I have a couple of seasoned investors working with me, … (13 comments)

remax real estate today: Trunk or Treat in Marion and West Memphis Ar 10/30 and 10/31 2011 - 10/19/11 07:25 AM
Trunk or Treat in Marion and West Memphis Ar 10/30 and 10/31 2011
Ooh, parents and kids, it is the time of the year again!  Have you got the costumes, trick or treat bags ready yet?  Halloween is just around the corner, different churches are hosting their trunk or treat on 10/30 and 10/31.  One church does their fall festival on 10/26.
Here is the list of churches where you can go trunk or treat in Marion and West Memphis this year:
West Memphis
10/26 First United Methodist Church at 215 N. Missouri is hosting Fall Festival from 5-8 p.m. Tickets to purchase to play games … (2 comments)

remax real estate today: 1st Annual Scarecrow Festival in Marion Ar on 10/22/2011 - 10/17/11 10:58 AM
1st Annual Scarecrow Festival in Marion Ar on 10/22/2011
Fall is here and Halloween is around the corner, guess what is the center of the attention in Marion, Ar. lately?
Miss and Mr. Scarecrow it is!  Our 1st Annual Scarecrow Festival in Marion, Ar. is coming this Saturday 10/22/2011 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Marion Courthouse Square.  There are games for kids, hayride, pumpkin painting, face painting and of course they are going to announce who the winner is for the 1st Annual Scarecrow Festival in Marion, Ar.
Have you seen those scarecrows everywhere in town?  There are many local … (4 comments)

remax real estate today: Home for sale 1400 Cheshire Lane in West Memphis Ar 72301 - 10/13/11 04:28 AM
Home for sale 1400 Cheshire Lane in West Memphis Ar 72301 Single Family Home for sale in West Memphis, AR … (8 comments)

remax real estate today: Home for sale in Pleasant Plains 745 Lackey Road in Marion Ar 72364 - 10/13/11 04:22 AM
Home for sale in Pleasant Plains 745 Lackey Road in Marion Ar 72364 Single Family Home for sale in Marion, AR … (10 comments)

remax real estate today: 2nd annual Crittenden County Italian Festival coming on 10/15/2011 in Marion Ar - 10/13/11 04:03 AM
2nd annual Crittenden County Italian Festival coming on 10/15/2011 in Marion Ar
Wanting some authentic Italian cooking in Marion Ar?  Here is your opportunity to enjoy some homemade Italian cooking at the 2nd annual Crittenden County Italian Festival in Marion Ar this Saturday, 10/15/2011.  This is also a fundraiser event to benefit St. Michael Catholic School in West Memphis, Ar.  They will be located at the Marion Softball Complex and Park on 3820 Complex Road. 
I went to the 1st Italian Festival last year, I truly enjoyed it.  A few local Italian families were serving their homemade goodies, spaghetti, lasagna that I … (6 comments)

remax real estate today: Beautiful home for sale in Riverwest Estate in Marion Ar. - 09/03/11 10:01 AM
Beautiful home for sale in Riverwest Estate in Marion Ar. Single Family Home for sale in Marion, AR … (18 comments)

remax real estate today: House for sale 300 Adams Hughes Arkansas - 09/02/11 02:05 PM
House for sale 300 Adams Hughes Arkansas Single Family Home for sale in Hughes, AR … (8 comments)

remax real estate today: 1.25 acres of Land for sale in Joiner Ar - 02/14/11 07:21 AM
1.25 acres of Land for sale in Joiner Ar
Asking price : $20,500

+/-1.25 acres of land in Joiner, Ar.  Utility lines are ready, city water, city sewer single family home mobile home allowed also Seller will consider leasing separate lots for mobile home for $100 a month Even better, buy the land and develop your own mobile home park for income. Please call me for more information, I will be glad to help you.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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remax real estate today: Location and its surroundings of Marion Ar Part I - 01/25/11 11:34 AM
Location and its surroundings of Marion Ar Part I
This is going to be a short series of 4 that I am gathering for you to know more about Marion Ar., my new hometown for the last 9 years. I hope this will help you to understand more about Marion Ar. and why families are choosing to move here.
Marion, Ar. is located in Crittenden County.  Marion, Ar. is not a big town, but it is full of big opportunities to call it home for many new families who are planning to move to Marion, Ar. We are mainly a residential town, … (6 comments)

remax real estate today: School House Rock CASA playhouse and Home sweet Home CASA playhouse - 06/01/10 06:45 AM
School House Rock CASA playhouse and Home sweet Home CASA playhouse
After introducing the first CASA playhouse to you in this post :
The Crooked CASA Playhouse, check it out!
These 2 CASA playhouses will equally win your child's heart when they see either one in their backyard when YOU, the parents come to our office, RE/MAX Real Estate Today at 1813 Hwy 77, Marion, Ar. to buy the CASA playhouse tickets for only $5 each and the best deal 5 tickets for $20, that is buy 4 tickets get 1 free ticket!
Here is the School House Rock CASA … (2 comments)

remax real estate today: The Crooked CASA Playhouse, check it out! - 05/28/10 04:12 AM
The Crooked CASA Playhouse, check it out!
I wrote 3rd ANNUAL CASA PLAYHOUSE FUNDRAISER TICKET ON SALE NOW not long ago, and I am putting the pictures of these 3 CASA playhouses up here on Active Rain one at a time, so you can preview them.  They are very cute and well built by local builders in our community.  They donated their time and material to sponsor this good cause.  Please come to our office RE/MAX Real Estate Today and purchase the tickets to win one of the CASA playhouses.



  
 
 See how crooked it is, it is … (13 comments)

 
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Realtor - Marion Arkansas Homes for Sale

Marion, AR

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RE/MAX REAL ESTATE TODAY, Executive Broker 901-488-9590

Address: 1813 Highway 77, Marion, Ar, 72364

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Specializing in residential real estate includes new construction, resale, first time buyer, investment properties, and relocation in Marion, West Memphis, and Crittenden County Arkansas.


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