Gen-X Moms: Cautious Spenders Who Put Family First

Memphis posted this 1,432 Views

Two-thirds of mothers with children under the age of 12 today are part of Generation X (those born from 1965 to 1979).1 These are today's 28- to 42-year-old parents who are advertising- and finance-savvy — and who typically have a huge say in home purchase decisions. To better understand this market, take a quick look at these insights. Gen-X moms want homes that emphasize comfort, beauty, high quality and "homeyness."2 The average Gen-X mom spends nearly 20 ...

Brandon Brook Homes Valrico FL

brandonre posted this 1,852 Views

Brandon Brook of Valrico is a deed restricted community at its finest. It is a pleasant neighborhood which contains 470 homes. Throughout Brandon Brook you can view beautiful mature oak trees and a very well-maintained landscape. This community features a large community pool which is great for those families with children, those whom just enjoy spending their leisure time lying out in the sun and relaxing, and those whom love to cool off in a refreshing pool on a hot Florida day. There...

Bill Gates is Beating Me Out Again!

SVRPaul posted this 1,587 Views

In my blog concerning "The Next Great Real Estate Investment" posted on May 5th I highlight the benefit of investing in cheap farm land surrounding Chicago with some highlights of how much land has gone up in Iowa in the past year. I would love to say I have some power followers for my real estate advice and take credit with what Crains Business Chicago featured in their article concerning Bill Gates buying up Illinois Farmland as highlighted on July 3rd,  Hitting...

Brentwood Hills Homes Valrico FL

brandonre posted this 1,350 Views

Brentwood Hills is a deed restricted community located in Valrico Fl it is a friendly community with lots to offer for everyone. Brentwood Hills offers several amenities which include a swimming pool, tennis courts, soccer field, and children’s playground. The association also holds many social events such as cookouts and other activities. Search Brentwood Hills homes in Valrico to find your dream home in this wonderful community.

Mortgage Industry Needs More Introspection

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,745 Views

Having been in the mortgage lending business for 20 years or so, we've seen a lot of things both good and bad. However, in the last couple of years the industry, as a whole, seems to have lost its way when it comes to handing out loans to under qualified borrowers. All you have to do is read a newspaper - or watch a cable business show - to be aware of the problems with predatory lending practices and skyrocketing foreclosure rates. Unfortunately, none of these issues stemmed the tide of len...

Is Inbound Link Authority Dying?

Spoken Gently posted this 10 850 Views

I've read in more than a few places that Google is headed towards placing less importance on inbound linking and more importance on other factors for search engine positioning. Jason L. Miller, WebProNews contributor, does a good job of compiling various resources and suggesting a multilateral approach by quoting another writer: ...a multilateral approach that includes PageRank, inbound links, subscribers, content focus, update frequency, comment numbers, numbers of friends, number of ...

Calgary Real Estate Stats - July 19/07 Update

Calgary Agent posted this 1 2,520 Views

   Your weekly update of Calgary Real Estate Calgary Real Estate Stats: July 01 - 17/07 Discussion: The average Calgary house price was $561,311 last week, setting another new record. This number reflects the growing number of sales of Calgary Luxury Real Estate. The average price of a Calgary condo was $313,973, a slight rise from the previous week. New Calgary listings continue to outpace sales by almost a 2:1 margin. ...

Rules for Posting Virtual Tours from the CMLS IDX

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This morning Real Estate Webmasters got an update from the Carolina Multiple Listings Service updating us on the new rules regarding the display of virtual tours in their IDX's. In the past, they had banned the display of virtual tours until they could resolve the issue of not displaying the URL of the host of the virtual tour. Their resolution is as follows: SECTION 17.1.23: VIRTUAL TOURS: An IDX Participant’s Web site may contain links to virtual tours included in the IDX Database. ...

Active Rain Banned By Google : Link spam ruins great resource

Morgan Carey posted this 11 6,662 Views

I would imaging that got everyones attention - It's not true, but it could happen and unless some changes are made, it may very well become a reality. This will be a very long post, but if you would like to see Active Rain stay in Google's good graces like I would, I think it's important that you read this. Active Rain is a social networking / blogging community that has opened it's doors and very graciously allowed it's users (Realtors and other professionals servicing the real estat...

Austin Luxury Homes

jimolenbush posted this 3 2,467 Views

Just listed!  -  New construction luxury home in Austin, Texas  -  $1,695,000 This beautiful custom home features breathtaking panoramic views.  The home has 6 bedrooms and 6.5 baths, and it is just over 5600 s.f. per the builder's blueprints.  The home has three levels and includes an elevator.  This property is located in northwest Austin in an exclusive subdivision of similar properties.   MLS# 3133968 Call Crystal Guthrie, Realtor at 512-422-3452...