Month: August 2008

Gated Communities and Today’s Housing Market

While the rest of the homes in today’s market are dropping in value, the homes in the gated communities are continuing to rise in value. This is because of the limited number of gated community homes that ever reach foreclosure and the level of care each of the homes in the communities receives. The locations of these communities also help…

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Generation Gap Even in Real Estate

A few people may pay attention to it and even the real estate industry has been negligent about the surfacing fact over generation gap. For quite some time, real estate has never been associated with petty issues like generation gap between investors and agents. But now, this issue is taking an impact simply because experts assert that a continuing gap…

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Lingerie Football League: The Tampa Breeze

Some of the women wanted more out of their lives, others just wanted a chance in front of a camera. The more serious competitors thrive on athletics and jumped at the chance to be part of a team. Inside a cavernous warehouse in an office park west of Brandon, 40 candidates for a fledgling women’s football league sweated out drills…

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Technology and Communication Between Brokers and Agents

The relationship between property brokers and agents should be elevated and no other better means can take the position of new and emerging technology. Real estate brokers are responsible for keeping a good communication facility and flow with agents. They should always coordinate and communicate with each other especially when they are aiming to sell and market properties and assets….

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Moving to Florida

The State of Florida is situated on the southern part of the East Coast, bordering Alabama and Georgia to the Northwest and Northeast respectively. How to get to Florida When moving to Florida, one needs to consider the mode of transportation to take. There are several airports available if one wishes to get to the state in the shortest time…

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Real Estate Marketing Tips for 2008

Real estate marketing refers to the sale of land and property that is permanent on it. Do you want to know how to sell a house fast? You need to use real estate marketing. It requires adverts and online conversations in order to increase sales. This will take place in many forms like registering for news letters or calling to…

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House Swapping: A Rising Trend in the Real Estate Industry

Now is the best time to acquire homes as the house prices are still practically less. However, the prevailing financial and credit crunch is limiting the cash reserves and liquidity. Thus, many homebuyers would need to first dispose or sell their existing homes so that they can have the money to buy the homes they like. The problem is, it…

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To Buy or to Rent

It is a common knowledge that the current housing and real estate industry all around the world is experiencing a crunch. That is why many couples, families and individuals who have planned to acquire homes and residential properties are now temporarily stalling their purchase plans until the situation improves. While many real estate and homes are priced less costly, it…

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The Olympics and the Real Estate Industry in China

Fortunes come to hosts of the Olympic Games. That is the reason why China has particularly been active to pursue its goal of hosting the games. Beijing knew that if it could secure the rights to stage the game in 2008, it will underpin and seize more opportunities. In this time when the Chinese economy is quickly gaining pace, the…

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How to Feng Shui your House

The first thing to keep in mind when trying to make any room a good feng shui room is that the paint in that room be very soothing and calming the most widely suggested color of paint for inside a room in order to make it a good feng shui room is the soothing color known as skin color. The…

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Celebrity Real Estate Update

Celebrities are big spenders in the fashion industry, motor industry and real estate as well. It is not always a success for all of them. Some have created their wealth and have maintained it for a good period, while others have shot to fame and lost the wealth that comes with it within a very short period. Celebrities and their…

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Living and Working in the Nude

Nude real estate is something that few people know even exists. But the nude real estate market is far more advanced than many would think. There are places in the world that focus on nude real estate and nude life to the point that the clothing optional lifestyle is a given and not something that draws more attention than any…

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The Open House and The Realtor

There was once a time in real estate when the open house was a real ta-DOO! The events were marketed heavily, catered and the home was pristine, often selling within hours. As time passed and the Internet boomed, the marketing prowess of the open house faded, but Realtors continued to use this tactic in order to “SHOW” the home owners…

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How to Avoid Five US Mortgage Fees

The current housing market is sluggish. For quite some time, the industry has been attempting to improve its performance. Mortgages are very common because they are the convenient and effective in providing home buyers cash and resources to purchase real estate assets. For homeowners, mortgages are used for using homes as collaterals to get higher amounts of loans to be…

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How to Avoid Going Too Low on Your Home Value

The housing market is definitely a market for the buyer right now. This being said, one has to think of how to avoid selling the house for too little money or too many different changes that could end up costing too much for the value price of the home. There are many different things one should think about before selling…

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