Honolulu's Garden House closes

mikey posted this 1,111 Views

The Garden House opened its doors in 1947 where the Honolulu Police Station is currently located.  Later it moved to Sheridan street and then settled in at the corner of Pi'ikoi and Beretania streets in 1955.  It's a local landmark that provided customers with plants, lawn and garden tools and supplies for 60 years.  The Garden house closed its doors on July 11, 2007. I set foot in the store for the first time on July 7, 2007.  Having driven by Garden House countl...

Lunch At Real Estate Webmasters Thanks Joe!

Morgan Carey posted this 22 3,956 Views

I just wanted to send a great big thanks to Joe Lane for buying the entire Real Estate Webmasters staff lunch last week. We had a great time, and I am sure Delicados really appreciated the order. Thanks Joe! Here are some pics for ya: A bunch of hungry web developers - wheres my wrap! I might be good at figuring out search engine algorithms but damned if I can figure out which one of these is a chicken and shrimp medium minus and which is a southwest chicken - Anyone??? ...

Moving to bellingham WA: relocation & relocating

ericbadgley posted this 1,364 Views

Bellingham Relocation Welcome to Bellingham! Situated along the banks of Bellingham Bay, beneath the wonderous Mount Baker and a quick drive to the Canadian Border, Bellingham has long been ranked among the top 10 places to live within the United States. A great community centered around its residents, Bellingham hosts several community activities set to bring everyone togethor. The Farmers Market brings local residents in touch with other locally owned business owners. The annual Ski...

Understanding the Mortgage Industry Crisis

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 4,010 Views

The collapse of American Home Mortgage last week is making all the headlines. Over the past month or so, if you follow any type of financial news you've been hearing about the subprime markets, predatory lending, and the tightening of credit lending standards by State legislatures including Florida. What does all this mean to you? Let's see if we can explain a few of the details so you can understand what actually is happening. In the past few years quite a few loans were made to folks us...

Pending Home Sales Increase

Memphis posted this 1,233 Views

Pending Home Sales UP in the South        Pending home sales in June increased from the previous month in all four major regions, according to the National Association of REALTORS' (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). The 5 percent monthly gain is the largest since March 2004's 6.1 percent increase.  The PHSI in the West increased 8.6 percent to 103.6 but was 5.5 percent below June 2006. The PHSI in the Northeast incre...

Wesley Chapel Home Sales for June 2007

Calum posted this 1,016 Views

For the most part the Wesley Chapel real estate market is tracking similar to other Tampa Bay markets. There continue to be declines in year-to-year comparison, sales for June 2007 are down 31% compared to June 2006 and the average price of a home has declined 7% for the same period. The good news is inventory is down slightly, in March there were 1,120 active listings in Wesley Chapel, compared to the 1,075 active Wesley Chapel listings today. Although not a drastic differenc...

The Vineyards Mid Year Real Estate Sales Update

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,818 Views

The mid year real estate market statistics for both The Vineyards home and condominium sales are listed below. The Vineyards is an upscale gated golf community with excellent amenities located in Naples, Florida. The Vinyards Sales Data The Vineyards Home Sales Jan-Jun 2007*: 22 Closed Sales Average Sales Price - $872,922 Average Days on Market - 193 Price/Sq. Foot - $326.21 The Vineyards Condominium Sales Jan-Jun 2007*: 25 Closed Sales Average Sales ...

Lovely Riverside Rancher! 324,900

Michael Peterson posted this 740 Views

Lovely Riverside Rancher! Walk the path from your back deck through the giant old Oaks to your own private fishing hole. You’ll never believe that you are just 2 minutes to down town Nanaimo and the Sea Wall. This totally remodeled and updated home has been power smarted and has a cozy efficient electric fire place. The modern kitchen has a skylight and all appliances are included. This two bedroom, plus den, one bath home with jetted tub is perfect for retirees. The low maintenanc...

Marion County Buyers - Beware of Tax Situation

Indy Realtor posted this 2 1,562 Views

If you planning on purchasing an Indianapolis home in Marion County in the next 10 months you need to be careful about the current property tax situation or you could end up paying dearly.  For those not familiar with what is going on I will provide a way oversimplified explanation of what has happened: 1)      The entire state re-assessed residential real estate and property taxes went through the roof for a variety of reasons. 2)   &nb...

Southeast Washington Shopping at the Columbia Center Mall

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Do you simply love to shop? If so, then checking out the famous Columbia Center Mall in the Tri-Cities community of Kennewick, Washington is an absolute must, particularly if you’re considering what your Tri City Wa real estate purchase options are in this vibrant city. Shopping is actually one of the main recreational activities and attractions to be found in Kennewick, long considered a shopping paradise in the Tri-Cities area and one of the best places to shop in Washington, with a wi...