Nanaimo Market Going Strong!

Michael Peterson posted this 955 Views

Consumers and real estate professionals alike are happy to see that Nanaimo’s housing market is continually climbing and holding strong. Vancouver Islands Real Estate Board number’s show: Average sale price of a single family home is up 8% from one year ago, from $319,000 to $346,000 (roughly). Unit sales are up from 107 in August 2006, to 152 August 2007. These numbers are due to availability of listings, low interest rates aiding in affordability, and consumer...

Troy State University to put Business School on the Phenix City Riverfront!

Wayne Long posted this 2,075 Views

   Phenix City officials have anounced that HUD has approved the purchase of the land along the Phenix City Riverfront known as the Triangle Properties.    This is the major hurdle that has been holding up construction of the new Business School for Troy State University.   This new Business School coupled with the building of the Phenixian High Rise Condominiums by Ronnie Gilley Properties will be a major step in revitalizing the downtown area of Phenix Cit...

Bad Market and Bad Press

loudog posted this 1,176 Views

A great little tip I picked up at the last Prudential manager's conference.  It has everything to do with combating some the bad press that seems to be relentlessly distributed in regards to the state of the market. As stated in some of my past blogs, our local Ulster County Real Estate market enjoys a significant boost to our second home market.  This boost comes about because of the unique combination of our proximity to New York City and the value of the home buying dollar in our area a...

Alberta Royalty Review

Calgary Agent posted this 26 6,110 Views

Shortly after taking office, Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach had Dr. Lyle Oberg, Minister of Finance, put together a panel who were tasked with examining the province’s energy royalty and tax regime. The six member panel was chaired by Bill Hunter, and included experts in resource taxation and the royalty system. Members of the panel included Evan Chrapko, Judith Dwarkin, Kenneth McKenzie, Andre Plourde and Sam Spanglet. Throughout the process, the panel hosted a series of public m...

Park City Vacation Rental - Sleeps up to 10

parkcityjulie posted this 1,472 Views

Park City Condo Vacation Rental by Owner Here is a luxury condo / townhome in Park City Utah  which offers a great place to stay while visiting Park City and comfortably sleeps up to 10 people.  This luxury townhome with a gourmet kitchen and private hot tub is located in the popular Bear Hollow Village convenient to shopping, restaurants and the popular Park City ski resorts.  Save by going direct to the owner.  Click here for more i...

Shorenstein Properties Building Huge Office Building

Oakland Ca Real Estate posted this 1,557 Views

Shorenstein Properties, in conjunction with Met Life Real Estate Investments is building a 23-story, 500,000 square foot building in the City Center Plaza. It will be one of the tallest buildings in the city, and basically the largest office building per square footage in Oakland. They obviously have confidence that they can fill up a building of that size, which means they have confidence in downtown Oakland. This building is one of many that are planned to go up in the next several...

Which Home Improvements Payoff Big in Fort Wayne Real Estate

Courtney Bontempo posted this 1,518 Views

I get this question a lot, while working with potential sellers in the Fort Wayne housing market. While somethings make more sense then others, their is still no simple one all answer to this question. Generally speaking I first advice homeowners to start with the basic home improvements. That being cleaning or replacing old carpet, fixing or replacing a defective roof, replacing old aluminum siding for vinyl, repainting walls and trim, installing energy efficient windows, or repairing or ...

Get Ready For Winter!

Michael Peterson posted this 898 Views

Here are some ideas and tips to get your home winterized and ensure its air is clean and the home is energy efficient during those chilly winter months.   Duct Cleaning – removes 5 to 6 pounds of dirt from a home’s heating and cooling system and should be done every four or five years. Filter Cleaning – This includes furnaces and central air conditioning systems which should be checked annually by a licensed professional and the filters should be replac...

Great Mid-Columbia Duck Race | Tri-City Rotary Club

Spoken Gently posted this 2 13,074 Views

Tri Cities Duck racing is back! For 19 years the Tri Cities Rotary Clubs have sponsored this community favorite to raise funds for those needing assistance in the Tri Cities area, and/or the Rotary Club's various charities. The Tri Cities Rotary Clubs hope to sell 40,000 ducks at $5.00 a piece. Of course, folks can donate more. This family fun event starts with a Lampson crane dropping tens of thousands of rubber ducks into a marked race course on the Columbia River. The winning duck recei...

Funny Mom Video

Spoken Gently posted this 2 6,093 Views

Yes, it is real estate related! I have a good source that tells me this Mom is a home owner, is thinking about owning a home, or has thought about a home! Enjoy this 3 minute video!