Will We Be Seeing "Living Roofs" in Oakland Soon?

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I hadn't known anything about so called "Living Roofs" until I saw a news piece on how they are starting to gain popularity. A Living Roof is basically a roof that is mostly flat, which has been covered with several inches of soil. This soil allows grass and other plants to grow on the roof, which provides several interesting benefits. Because the soil absorbes much of the water that would fall, these roofs help drainage by not having as much water flowing through gutters down to...

Ten Feng Shui Tips to Help You Sell Your Home

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Having trouble selling your house? A little ancient wisdom might help – and it certainly won’t hurt.   Feng Shui Front Door Tips Any Realtor can tell you that most houses are sold before the buyers ever step through the front door. We talk about “curb appeal”. Feng shui consultants talk about making your house welcoming to chi. Many of the tips that feng shui consultants will give you to help your home seem more welcoming are similar to those that Realtor&...

Keystone Shores Luxury Community Tampa

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Wow....What a community! Communities of such beauty, nature orientated, and luxury are rare to come by, which is why we are proud to present to you Keystone Shores. This gorgeous community is home to superb wooded landscapes, two immaculate and dazzling lakes, and 36 one-acre or larger lakeside estates. Keystone Shores is truly a community that expresses elegance, class, and furthermore.....beauty. There isn't a bad day, a hard day at work, or any weight on your shoulders that...

Scottsdale Condos - The Allison Condominiums

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Last week I received an email from The Allison Condominiums advertising some specials they have going on right now for their new community in North Scottsdale. The advertisement looked great, so I penciled in a time to get over there to check out the community for myself. The Allsion Condominiums are located just South of the 101 Freeway and Raintree exit in one of Scottsdale's most convenient locations. Like many Scottsdale condos, The Allison Condominiums began life as an...

Lights Out in the Bay Area

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This Saturday residents all over the Bay Area are encouraged to join in the Lights Out San Francisco program, a first of its kind effort that is set to demonstrate just how much energy can be saved in one hour if people just work together and make one small change. On October 20 lights on the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridges, San Francisco’s two signature bridges, will be dimmed from 8 to 9 p.m.  Although the savings will be minimal dollar wise, promoting energy awareness is the po...

"Call Me I Want To BUY This Condo"

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Got a lead tonight from a strange looking email address (well strange to me it said yahoo.ca).  The message said, "call me ASAP, I want to purchase this condo".  Sureeeee I thought.  Here we go again another bogus lead.  No one emails like that.  Most good leads start out with a question, a comment, and we talk and email and send listings and so on and maybe it turns into a sale -- not today, not next week, but maybe shortly down the road or in a month...

San Clemente Marblehead Coastal progress report

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Marblehead Coastal is one of the most anticipated projects along the Southern Orange County Coast. The San Clemente coastal development,  what developer SunCal has proclaimed "One of the  last remaining oceanfront enclaves aong the California Coast, is shaping up and reported as follows: The Vista Hermosa Bridge is about 50% complete... scheduled completion is set for June 2008. The commercial bridge has not been started. The Sales Gallery is open by appointment ...

Dolce Vita Luxury Homes Tampa

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Dolce Vita is a luxury home community located in Odessa with some homesites on Keystone Lake. Home price ranges from the 1.5 million and higher. Search all the Dolce Vita Tampa luxury homes and map of the Dolce Vita Community. Search all the Tampa Luxury Real Estate

Cheval Homes Tampa Florida

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Cheval Community Tampa Florida Home Price Range $229,000- $1,700,000 Single Family Homes Square Foot Range 1483-7647 Year Built 1985-2007 HOA Fees (Approx) Varies CDD Community Yes Community Features: Golf Course, Tennis,Community Pool, Gated Community, Search all the Cheval Homes for sale. Schools Elementary    McKitrick Middle          Martinez High School   Sickles Tampa Luxury Home...

New HUD Ruling for Seller Paid Down Payment Assistance

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on October 1, 2007, its final ruling on seller paid down payment assistance. The new ruling identifies seller funded down payment assistance programs in a new home purchase as an unacceptable source of funds. Any transaction in which the seller makes a contribution to a third party, such as a non-profit Gift/Grant Program organization, and the entity then makes a contribution to a borrower for the purpose of down payment assista...