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Real Estate Agent - Fowler Realty Quad Cities
Michael Fowler is a husband to Tricia Fowler and Father to Stephen Fowler, who turns two on March 22, 2008. They live in Blue Grass, IA in a great comunity with wonderful people.



Another Great Year for the 2008 Bix Street Fest in Davenport, IA. Thousands of runners from everywhere came to join in the celebration at the Bix Street Fest in Davenport, IA.  There were over 100 merchandise venders with a diverse selection of items for purchase as well a plethera of food and dr...
A little bit of Landscape goes a long way in Blue Grass, IA and Everywhere. When Staging a home its great to do the inside but what about the landscape? Make a list about what are the things that make people want to buy the property. 1.  Mow the grass 2.  Do the weed wacking. 3.  Put in decorativ...
How important is it in picking your website name? I have a website and used my name instead of a particular area that I service. www.FowlerRealtyHomes.com I did not do my homework and found out that there is a town called Fowler.  Now my 1 year old website has to compete with real estate websites...
Do you need an Expert to Find out what type of Paint to Use? The answer in most cases is yes. First off are you painting inside or outside?  Exterior or Interior. How is the weather in the area where you live?  Paint that is resistant to extreme hot or cold. What type of color are you using?  Thi...
River Roots Live 2008 at Leclaire Park in the Quad Cities. 2008 River Roots Live is scheduled to be on August 22 and 23 this year.  They have a wide line up of musicians.  The food selection will be from National Bar-Be-Que Food Venders and Local caterer Steve's Meat Shop.  So come join the fun o...
How Significant is it to Look Professional all the Time? We live in a small community where everyone pretty much knows each other.  There is no way that I can be in Realtor gear all of the time.  How can you generalize your wardrobe and still be comfortable?  I changed to a quality company tee-sh...
We are small independent brokers in the West Quad Cities Iowa Area.  The market for the first two quarters of 2008 have been very slow.  The few so-called buyers that we had could not get approved for what they need in a home.  The buyers would not settle and the sellers would not come down in pr...
Propane is the best way to go when outdoor grilling.  Coal is dirty and hard to regulate.  Coal also leaves a mess while and after cooking.  Propane gas is easy to regulate as long as the regulators are connected to the tanks and working properly.  Don't forget to strap the tanks in tight for no...
They both have their advantages and faults.  Advantages Electronic lockboxes : 1.  Hard to Steal. 2.  knowledge of what Realtors have keyed in. 3.  Easy to disable. Faults Electronic Lockboxes: 1.  When you live in btwn two Association one group of Realtors will not have the ability to key in. 2....
Save Money Through Farming!!! Who wants to sell?  Who is content in where they live?  Who is losing their home?  Who needs to relocate?  Who is a tenant?  Who is an owner occupant? Know your neighborhood by investigation.  Have a title company pull up a 3 to 6 line farm list.  Most of the time th...

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