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I am ending the evening with these thoughts!Oh sure, dreaming is the easy part! Thinking the shiny, sexy, happy thoughts. And so are the baby steps; moving with your dream. The hard part, is... Well, actually, choosing words that imply you're on your way is pretty easy, too... Pretending is easy...
FANNIE MAE ANNOUNCES THEIR "KEYS TO RECOVERY"C.A.R. Leadership has long supported increasing Fannie Mae's loan limits in high-cost areas such as California. C.A.R. also supports Fannie's efforts in ensuring that homeowners and home buyers in high-cost areas are afforded an opportunity to have ac...
The market in San Leandro seems to be holding its value too! The prices in San Leandro are less expensive than Alameda! Approximately 1/3 of the properties are short sale/REO propertiesBuilding Type AddressBRBthSqFtList PriceSold PriceList DateClosing DateDays On Market Condo BELVEDERE AVE 2 1 ...
I was thinking about my market in Alameda, CA today to see how it is doing compared to the surrounding cities that are listed 40% to 50% less than what the sellers paid for their properties! It seems my market is doing very well! I compiled the data of sales from January to March 2008 Only one o...
Point-of-Sale Legislation Held in CommitteeC.A.R. is OPPOSING AB 2678 (Núñez) which among other things, will require that ALL homes and commercial property in California have an energy audit at point-of-sale and that mandatory energy efficiency investments be made. AB 2678 was to have been voted...
CAR just sent this message and are opposing this bill because if passed, it would cost sellers a lot more to sell their properties! While we all should move towards being energy efficient, it should not be a mandate when selling a home! The California Association of Realtors are asking its memb...
I was born and raised in Alameda as my granfather was a Commander in the Navy and stationed at the Alameda Naval Air Station which has be closed for a few years. It has changed a lot since I was a little girl! lived on Bay Farm Island (which is not an island) and took a school bus over the Bay F...
Recently a group of Realtors in Alameda were discussing lender issues in regards to their transactions. Because of the criteria changing everyday with lenders, agents are becoming quite concerned. In the 24 years that I have been in the business, agents representing buyers have always advised th...
OK! I found other site for all of you to check out! RE 411. I have not played around with it much but it another way to get yourself out there in the internet world! Again, it is FREE! Right now I think I have run out of FREEBIES but when I come across others, I will send it out to all of you.
I am always looking for fun and FREE ways to promote myself and my business! I have found another site. I know some of you have a profile of your own on Cre8buzz.com. You can input photo galleries, music, videos and much more! It is a blogging site for all people who have different interests. Of ...