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Prudential California Realty and it's Bay Area roots........

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Prudential California Realty certainly has an interesting history, which is directly connected to the Bay Area. The history dates back to 1887, when Prudential California Realty was founded by Joseph Mason, who was later joined by Duncan Mcduffie, hence the name Mason-Mcduffie which was the original parent company. There is an interesting connection between Duncan Mcduffie and the Bay Area, because Mcduffie was a real estate developer who is responsible for the St. Francis Wood residenti...

MRIS Allows SOLD Listings in IDX

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In their Quarterly Brokers' Update, Volume 3 September 2007, MRIS announced the ability for Brokers to display all and agents to display their own Sold Listings from the RETS data feed on their websites. There are a few rules as I will transcribe the full announcement: "Listings Available for Display on Broker Web Sites We all know that the Internet has changed the way we do business Information that once was only available through printed MLS books is now widely available to the p...

7 Feng Shui Home Staging Tips for Home Selling

Spoken Gently posted this 1 6,147 Views

Realtor.org writes about feng shui: Feng Shui (meaning Wind and Water in Chinese) is the ancient art of placement to promote harmony, wealth, success and health. Feng Shui deals with the location and architecture of buildings, along with interior design and exterior landscaping. A working knowledge of Feng Shui may even help in home selling and home buying in today's multicultural world. When considering feng shui in your home staging strategy, consider these 7 feng shui home st...

What is Feng Shui | 8 Feng Shui Real Estate Considerations

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The belief in feng shui real estate selling/buying tactics are unconventional, however, some swear by them. Feng shui real estate practices consist of ridding a home of it's negative energies and aligning the home towards positive elements. Wikipedia on feng shui: "The Law of Heaven and Earth." Today's Feng Shui schools teach that it is the ancient Chinese practice of placement and arrangement of space to achieve harmony with the environment. As a real estate agent, bel...

Top Selling Abacoa Homes & Condos For Sale

DavidAbernathy posted this 2,069 Views

Abacoa Real Estate -  Top Communities What is Abacoa ? Abacoa is a 2,000 plus acre master community.  It is home to the Roger Dean Baseball Park - home to the Florida Marlins and St. Luis Cardinals Spring Training Camps.  The Abacoa Towncenter is centrally located in Abacoa as a mixed use area with a business and restaurant area on the ground and condos above. There is also the Abacoa Golf Course located just to the west of&nbs...

Best Selling Jupiter Florida Homes Communities

DavidAbernathy posted this 1,484 Views

Jupiter Luxury Homes Sales - Top Communities One thing that we do for our clients is provide them analysis of the market areas that our team serves.  At the end of August we reviewed the top selling luxury communities in Jupiter Florida. And the top selling communities include: Jupiter Farms - (87 sold by 9/10/2007) Jupiter Farms has 161 properties currently active on the RMLS system.  Prices range from $199,000 to $2,700,000.  The average days on the market ...

Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival

thataway61 posted this 1,786 Views

The 2007 Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival is November 8th through the 18th and will feature artists from all over the country playing their original blues, rock, folk, and country compositions. The question is who is Frank Brown?  Hint - "he wore a pair of matched revolvers, slung low, but he didn't have to use them".  Find out about the legendary Frank Brown here. The artists will play in local venues in Perdido Key, Orange Beach, and Gulf Shores and ...

Ft. Myers Beach Real Estate Sales - January to June 2007

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,986 Views

The mid year city of Ft. Myers Beach real estate sales statistics for both homes and condominiums are listed below. Ft. Myers Beach is located on Estero Island and is the "happening" locale on Southwest Florida's Lee Island Coast. Crossing the Sky Bridge from Ft. Myers lands you smack in the middle of Times Square amid the gaily painted storefronts, beach shops, and outdoor dining - it's where everyone meets and all the action happens. Ft. Myers Beach offers every amenity you can imag...

Alejandre v. Bull | Washington Real Estate Seller Disclosure Statement

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In Alejandre v. Bull the Washington Supreme Court (March, 2007) sided with the seller and did not allow the buyer to sue for damages for the seller's misrepresentation of the seller's disclosure statement. In this case, the seller knowingly gave the buyer a faulty septic tank. To read more about the case, Attorney Russell G. Cofano does a great job of summarizing Alejandre v. Bull. What I want to do is discuss the implication of Alejandre v. Bull on the new forms coming out in October for W...

Buyers doing their own home inspections -- good idea or not?

kingofthehouse posted this 1 1,374 Views

Over the years, I have been asked , by potential clients, why they should hire a home inspector. What would be the problem with them doing the home inspection themselves? The answer is usually simple -- they are not qualified to do the home inspection. In most cases they know little about the components and systems in a home. The buyer might be good at determining if the paint and the carpets meet their visual requirements, but they do not know how to evaluate the crucial parts of the home. ...

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