New Fishers Downtown Proposed

Indy Realtor posted this 2,058 Views

Fishers has taken the first step to redevelop the aging downtown area along 116th street.  Right now it is just a concept, but the Town Council did give preliminary approval to rebuild downtown with Fairmount properties of Ohio.  The $100 million dollar project would cover about 70 acres on either side of 116th street and would require several homes and businesses be bought to make way for the project.  This is far from a reality but the developer has an initial proposal o...

TOP 10 REASONS WHY NORTHVILLE REAL ESTATE SELLS BETTER DURING THE HOLIDAYS

MARK Z posted this 1,250 Views

The Top 10 Reasons why homeowners in NORTHVILLE, MICHIGAN sell their home for more money in a shorter period of time during the holiday season. Higher Quality Buyers--Buyers that are out looking during the holidays are serious Northville, Michigan buyers and are ready to make a decision, unlike in the Spring time when everybody is out "looking at homes." Less Competition--Serious buyers have fewer choices of houses to choose from, because most sellers wait until Sprin...

North Loop: Old Meeting New

escapeso posted this 566 Views

The North Loop neighborhood in Austin, Texas is a vibrant, yet quaint place to call home. Over the past few years, and throughout the Austin real estate boom, it has managed its increasingly high profile while generally preserving its qualities that make it so unique and desirable. Situated about 25 blocks north of UT campus, North Loop has always been a safe haven for students and other left-of-center folks, who have contributed greatly to the neighborhood personality and activism since it...

Ft. Myers Beach 21st Annual Sand Sculpting Festival

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,995 Views

If you're looking for something "out of the ordinary", and fun to do this weekend, head on over to Ft. Myers Beach for the 21st Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship. The event runs through Sunday and features some of the top sand sculptors from around the world. But, get there early as the festival is expected to draw over 70,000 visitors. This year's championship will feature eighteen master carvers, 10 semi-pro carvers and roughly 30 amateurs all showing off their unique abilities...

I'm feeling great today! Here's why...

Jennifer Mackay posted this 3 930 Views

I received a phone call from a woman in Georgia today, explaining that she and her husband were ready to purchase property in Panama City Florida for their retirement. Of course I told her I'd be happy to help, when during the conversation, she explained to me how she's been visiting my website for over a year! She's been coming to my website and watching my growth, reading my articles and following the progress of Panama City, Florida through my eyes and insights. That reall...

Where's Your "Bottom" At?

Oakland Ca Real Estate posted this 1,145 Views

I was watching Ben Bernanke on TV earlier talking about the economy and where the economy was heading. He got questioned by a Senator about when he thinks the housing market might bottom out and begin to stabilize. He stated that this coming spring could be the beginning of a rebound, because a lot of the credit problems problems will subside. On the other hand, in my market there's tons of short sales now, and I don't see an end to that anytime soon. Especially when there is supposed...

They were wrong about California Home Prices

OCTeam posted this 874 Views

The media continues to play up the bad ecomonic news, including real estate problems in the lending marketplace. The truth is, a home remains the most enduring investment most of us will ever make. That's because the return goes so very far beyond financial rewards.  To own a home is to make a priceless investment in our lives - and a confident affirmation about our future. Here is what the news media has said over time: 1969- "The goal of owning a home seems to be gett...

Carmel Indiana Real Estate - October 2007

Indy Realtor posted this 1,125 Views

Carmel real estate has been for quite a while some of the most distinguished and desirable real estate in the entire Indianapolis area.  Carmel typically outpaces the rest when it comes to appreciation and October was no different.  While we did a pretty big decrease in the number of homes sold, buy the average selling price continues to increase.   Active:  There are currently 569 active listings on the Carmel real estate market with an average asking price ...

Embedding Google Maps

brandonre posted this 2 957 Views

I have been fooling around with Google maps lately. I have recently embedded some google maps into my website and blogs. For those who have not used google maps they are actually pretty easy to use. First thing you should do is go to maps.google.com and signup for a google account. Now you can save all the maps you create here. Now to create a map just enter an address, you can then add a placemark and enter any information you like for the address. You can create as many placemarks you l...

If you knew Sushi, like I know Sushi...

Jennifer Mackay posted this 1 808 Views

Jessie and I have this personal celebration every time we get a listing or make a sale... We have Sushi for dinner! We regularly visit a local restaurant called Miro's.  They have all the great foods you'd expect to find in a quality Japanese restaurant: Sushi, tempura, a hibachi grill, mmmm good! My favorite is the Rainbow roll and Jessie loves the Shrimp Tempura Roll!  We both really enjoy the Grouper Tempura roll and always add it to our order! Typically, ...