Florida Homeowner Insurance Relief - Six Months Later

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,875 Views

Well, it's been six months since Gov. Crist signed legislation intended to help Florida homeowners burned by skyrocketing home insurance bills. A review of the situation shows it did not quite turn out like the politicians in Tallahassee thought it would. State officials promised Florida residents that rates would begin dropping by 25% on the average since the new law permits insurance companies to purchase cheaper state-backed reinsurance and then pass those savings on to their policyhol...

Zionsville Real Estate - Eagles Nest

Indy Realtor posted this 1,953 Views

          Eagles Nest is a new home community located in Zionsville on Lafayette Road/ Indianapolis Road just south of SR 334.         Eagles Nest features two of the area’s largest home builders, Beazer Homes and Ryland Home...

Should You Take the Super Exemption?

Calum posted this 1,158 Views

In January, Florida voters will decide whether or not to approve the new amendment to the constitution proposed by the Senate. Under the amendment, Florida’s Amendment 10 – the Save Our Homes amendment – will be phased out and its place taken by a “super-exemption” which will also replace Florida’s $25,000 homestead exemption. Before you decide how to vote, it may be useful to figure out how you’d benefit under the new super-exemption.   ...

Barry Bonds breaks Home run Record

SVRPaul posted this 4 877 Views

I'm watching Bill O'Reilly on Fox and the headline comes flashing across the bottom of the screen - Barry Bonds breaks Home run record with #756! I don't even flick the channel over to ESPN or even bother to jump on line to check out the details. In fact, I don't even know where he hit it and I'm not even interested for something that was such a monumental achievement. Automatically the assumption readers will have with my above statement is that I am not a baseball fan or I don't like...

The Blog Recap - interlinking in a useful way

Morgan Carey posted this 2 2,906 Views

This post is for those of you with multiple blogs As many of us have found out, there are many great places to blog and increase our online exposure and solicit new business. Often times REW members will not only have an REW Blog here at Real Estate Webmasters, they will also have an Active Rain Blog and a blog on your personal or company website such as Jim Olenbush's Austin Real Estate Blog. Now "hopefully" users are not posting duplicate content on each of these blogs as ha...

Honolulu's Garden House closes

mikey posted this 1,209 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 4,135 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 1,429 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 4,162 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

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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...