Think Green! Residential Green Building Conference in San Francisco

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Architects, green building experts and political leaders will descend on San Francisco for the largest residential green building conference and exposition in the country September 20-22, 2007.  The West Coast Green Conference will feature keynote presentations, educational sessions, and hands-on workshops by more than 220 progressive architects, industry analysts and leaders in the green construction field on topics including: Designing and Constructing an Energy-Efficien...

Bird Key in Sarasota: Luxury Waterfront Living

John Allen posted this 1,888 Views

Completed in 1960, Bird Key in Sarasota became a boater’s dream neighborhood. With 511 homes and 291 of them on the water, residents with boats take advantage of the deep water canals and bay front parcels with quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. Today, Bird Key is a highly exclusive, private and prestigious neighborhood made up of doctors, lawyers, elite professionals and even celebrities. Residents of this exclusive community enjoy their privacy.  With a manned gate house, residents are en...

Halloween!

SEO Nick posted this 1 1,584 Views

This is by far my favorite time of the year. The weather is bearable. Fall is setting in... which means the trees will start turning orange and the roads will be covered in leaves; but most importantly, Halloween is here! I'm not joking when I say I'm obsessed with this day. I've been dressing up ever since I was a kid. I think for two reasons. One: I LOVE horror movies. To actually dress up and pretend you're something scary or to pretend you're in a horror movies something I've always h...

Cherokee County Real Estate - 10 Most Expensive Homes in Cherokee County

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Below are the top ten highest priced homes in Cherokee County, Georgia that are currently listed in the First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS). The homes range in price from the lowest, $2,495,000 to the highest, $4,600,000.  10.  $2,495,000 (click price for more information) - Just renovated home on Lake Allatoona with heated gunite pool. 9.   $2,500,000 (click price for more information) - 15-acre compound with views of Lake Allatoona and the mountains. 2 ad...

Subprime Fallout Continues - More Regulation Ahead

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As those of you who have read our Blog before know, we are not fond of how a large segment of the mortgage industry has conducted itself in the last few years. Common sense went out the window in order for lenders to make huge profits under the guise of helping borrowers obtain more housing opportunities. Unfortunately, it doesn't take an economics degree to see where that got us. Making bad loans because you can does not mean you should. And, originators making them in order to pad their in...

Montclair Real Estate-Live Amongst The Trees

Oakland Ca Real Estate posted this 1,296 Views

If you have ever exited highway 13 in Oakland and driven through the hills of Montclair, you have seen first hand why Montclair real estate is so desireable. Montclair was actually developed before Oakland was founded, although many of the homes are contemporaries now. The architecture in Montclair is a mix of contemporary, ranch homes, craftsman bungalows, shingled cottages and other types. Montclair is home to several species of trees, but the eucalyptis is probably the largest and mos...

Things to Think About When Selling Your Own Home in Fort Wayne Indiana

Courtney Bontempo posted this 1,200 Views

Selling your own home can be a very gratifying experience. If you have the time and expertise I as a Realtor have no ill will against you. I personally don't prospect For Sale By Owners, unless my services are requested. With that being said I would like to try and educate those who do FSBO, so that they and their family members don't put themselves into unnecessary danger. The sad but true world, that we live in today, makes it nearly impossible to extinguish friend from foe. We Realtor...

Market Update - Casey Key Real Estate

John Allen posted this 1,888 Views

Housing inventories on Casey Key have remained relatively stable. Inventory has declined approximately 12% compared to December of 2006. There are currently 40 properties listed for sale in the Sarasota MLS. Prices range from $849,000 to $20,035,000. In addition, there are currently 14 lots for sale priced from $795k to $6,990,000. There have been two home sales in the previous two months. Below is information on these properties. 1716 Casey Key Rd.  Listed: $4,285,000 Selling Price: $3...

Wal-Mart FLW Western Division Series Bass Fishing Competition in Tri Cities Washington

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The Kentucky-based FLW Outdoors has chosen Tri City Washington for the national professional bass fishing competition, Wal-Mart FLW Western Division Series, to be held on the Columbia River. About 400 anglers will compete for the top prize of $125,000 between September 15 and September 22 garnering national media attention for the Tri Cities Wa area. The competition is scheduled for broadcast on Fox Sports, November 18 at 8am. Fishermen and women will travel from as many as 20 states, to...

100 or More Days on the Market - Why is this House on the Market for so Long?

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A common question that Buyers ask is how long a house is on the market. If it is too long, interest is lost quickly. It is a natural reaction to not be interested in something that no one else is interested in. The natural assumption is that there must be something majorly wrong with the home. But there are many reasons why a house has been on the market for a while. A very common reason is that the home was originally listed to high. When a home is first on the market, it will get a lar...