What Constitutes a Successful Day?

doogers posted this 859 Views

Having a career in real estate makes it hard to determine a successful day of work. The only way you get paid is if the home or property closes. Unfortunately, for most real estate agents a closing doesn’t take place every day. There will be times were you will go days, weeks, and even months before you get paid. I will explain to you what a good day of work is for me, and hopefully this will challenge you to find your own successful day.   Real estate ha...

Wesley Chapel Real Estate Stats for July 2007

Calum posted this 1,115 Views

The Wesley Chapel real estate market was probably the last area to start seeing declines. ack in November 2006 when other Tampa markets were truly down, Wesley Chapel seemed to holding its own. Now, while other areas are showing some minor improvements, Wesley Chapel continues to decline. The one positive sign is that inventory is not increasing; there are currently 1,071 homes for sale in Wesley Chapel, compared to 1,075 back in June.   The highest priced Wesley Chapel ...

Why rent when you can buy Fort Wayne Indiana real estate?

Courtney Bontempo posted this 1,770 Views

Are you getting tired of paying your monthly rent with nothing in the bank to show for it? Believe it or not, you are not alone. The question becomes, what are you going to do about it? Paying rent every month has a couple of flaws to it-first your rent can go up, and second, your not building any equity. Fort Wayne is one of the best places to buy a home in the country. We have been ranked for years as having one of the lowest costs of livings. So why do so many choose to pay their landlord...

Miami Lakes Real Estate

lesende posted this 783 Views

Miami Lakes is a fairly large town of around 23,000 people in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This town is a CDP or a census designated place. A census designated place has no separate municipal government but is recognized as a physically separate area. It is located at 25°54′42″N, 80°19′30″W, and the total area of the town is about 17 km sq. The average household income is over $63,000 per year. The percentage of residents with bachelor’s degree or hi...

Republican Representative Doc Hastings Backs Hanford Reach, Rattlesnake Canyon Access | Also, Tri...

Spoken Gently posted this 1 1,945 Views

Tri City Herald writes: Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., would like to open public access to Rattlesnake Mountain and the Hanford Reach to bring more tourists to the Mid-Columbia. Hastings spoke to a sold-out crowd of about 240 people at the Tri-Cities Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual state of the congressional district luncheon Wednesday at the Shilo Inn in Richland. Thumbs up for Doc Hastings for supporting Tri-Cities Eco Tourism. As a Tri City Wa REALTOR® this can only m...

Our Favorite Time of the Year in Southwest Florida

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2 3,859 Views

The next six weeks are one of our favorite times of the year here in Southwest Florida. Tourist season is winding down, kids are back in school, and winter residents won't start flocking in until October. The down time from all the hustle and bustle is always welcome. And, we have the Labor Day weekend to enjoy too. Like most people who live in Florida, we are avid outdoor enthusiasts. Boating, fishing, trekking. You name it and we jump at the chance to enjoy the beauty of our area. We us...

How to get a great credit score!

Wayne Long posted this 1 1,756 Views

We all want a great rate on our Mortgage.  To do that we need a great credit score.  It is more important now than ever! 1) Don't pay late!  30 days late on anything can really lower your credit score.  Approximately 35% of your credit score is based on your payment history.   If you pay on time every time you will have a much better score.  Even one late payment can lower your score up to 100 points.   What if I already have late payments?...

Rand Fishkin, SEOMos Wiki Jacking, Wikipedia Editing and Contributing

Spoken Gently posted this 4,627 Views

In light of Rand Fishkin's blog about Wiki Jacking, I thought I would provide a great resource on how to use Wikipedia ethically and for what Wikipedia's intended purpose is. Search Engine Roundtable did a service to Wikipedia by posting an article on appropriate ways to utilize Wikipedia's influence for search engine marketing. In the article a few recommendations are made. Among several points, a point on Wikipedia as a link building resource stands out to me. The article suggests not usin...

Preparing for Real Estate Investment in Tampa

Lipply posted this 1,400 Views

Tampa Bay offers a great opportunity for investors, especially homebuyers. The favorable buyers market conditions, added to the competitive prices, make the real estate investment a windfall in this season for prospective buyers.   Short-term or Long-term investment?   Both short-term and long-term investments have their own advantages and disadvantages. It depends on the investment plan one wishes to opt for and the kind of benefits he expects in the prescribed period...

Boston Macallen Building Sets Green Standard for Condos

Boston Condo Guy posted this 1,530 Views

As Green building and development continues to spread across the country, Boston has joined the club.  The Macallen Building, a 140-unit development in South Boston is one of the most progressive developments in the city, opening its doors to residents in June of 2007, it has achieved a coveted Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design  (LEED) certification badge, currently the only across all Boston real estate. The sloping 6 to 12 story Macallen Building, ne...