Localism Land Rush is not what I thought...that's a good thing!

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Ok, so I waited with anticipation today because it was Kentucky's turn for Land Grab. In all honesty, every time I heard "register for a community" I was thinking City. For example, I live in LaGrange, KY, which is a small city outside of Louisville.  So, I thought I was going to be registering for LaGrange, KY when I signed up.  But instead, I was pleasantly suprised when I realized today at Land Grab that they actually meant Neighborhoods or Subdivisions. 

This is a great thing! 

What this means for you (and me) is that if you live in an area with many small communities/subdivisons, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to register in an area. Sure, maybe the big dollar subdivisions will be gone quickly, but that's ok.  Maybe one of these other neighborhoods is a diamond in the rough waiting to be discovered?

For $9.00 a month (with no contractual obligation to go any longer than that), isn't worth a shot?

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Rainer
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Douglas Cartwright
Bankers Life/Colonial Penn - Somerset, NJ

Let me know how things work out for you and what type of traffic your site gets. Thanks

Aug 05, 2008 08:18 AM #1
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Kelly McDonald
Lagrange, KY

Douglas, as soon as I get it up and running, I'll let you know how it goes.

Aug 05, 2008 08:22 AM #2
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Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

I'm interested to see how this is going to work in my area on Friday.

Aug 05, 2008 09:00 AM #3
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Kelly McDonald
Lagrange, KY

I think you'll be pleasantly suprised. It's very easy, and if your area is anything like mine, communities didn't go as fast as I thought they would.

Aug 05, 2008 09:04 AM #4
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Tony Sena
Shelter Realty, Inc - Henderson, NV
Broker/Property Manager

I am sure many of our communities in Vegas will go very fast and I am not one of the first that gets to choose :( with only 12K points.

Aug 05, 2008 09:18 AM #5
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Kelly McDonald
Lagrange, KY

You never know Tony.  I have less than 25k points and was in the last group released and just about all of the communities in our area were available.  There is only a 30 minute time span between the 100k folks and the rest of us, and as you well know, even though we plan to be available at a certain time, Real Estate is an on-call job - so those folks who were planning on being there right at the release time for NV may not be available then.

Aug 05, 2008 09:41 AM #6
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Kay Bennett
First Realty Company - Cookeville, TN
Your Best Cookeville Area Agent!

I am still skeptical, but I hope all goes well with the land rush. 

Aug 07, 2008 12:17 AM #7
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