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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Earle Dickson was born in Grandview, Tennessee back in 1892. Talk about a short one, this is it. He was a cotton buyer for Johnson & Johnson. One day his wife cut herself, so he took some gauze on the cut and wrapped it with portions of her petticoat.To cut to the chase he put some gauze on a rol...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
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It has been a busy month for Realtors servicing Central Arkansas. In this week's market report, I'll be reviewing homes for sale near LRAFB statistics from Jacksonville and Cabot, Arkansas.  28 New Listings316 Active Listings174 Under Contract / Take Backups / Escape Clause35.5% of Market is Unde...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
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Compared to other states, Arkansas has pretty affordable housing. In my market of Central Arkansas, the median home sales price YTD in 2019 is $166,777. In addition, there are so many great programs that make the barrier of home ownership even easier through 100% financing. I have personally help...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Ted DeVita was born in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland back in 1962. His father Vincent was a doctor who diagnosed his son’s illness in 1972. He was admitted to the National Institutes of Hearth Clinical Center. At the time scientists and physicians tried all known treatments for his condition.Due to h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Jeanne-Paule Marie Deckers was born in Laeken, Belgium back in 1933. Educated at a Catholic school in Brussels. She decided at an early age to join the all-girl Guides Catholiques de Belgique. At 15 she became an avid Girl Guide when he bought her first guitar to play at evening events. She conti...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 0
I get asked ALL the time by buyers "How can you tell if a home has good resale value!?"The bulk of my answer is usually the same - LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION – Is the house in a popular neighborhood? Is the location convenient? Walkable to amenities like grocery stores and restaurants (or close e...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
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8515 Chickamauga Ct | 3 Bedrooms | 2.5 Baths | 1500 SqFtWorking with a lot of young home buyers (think 30 and younger) I have come to realize that we have somewhat of an inventory crisis when it comes to first-time houses. Many of these buyers have grown up watching HGTV and already have Pinteres...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 2
14717 Skyline Drive | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1574 SqFtThis is a beautiful newly built home in the Little Rock suburb of Alexander. The open living and kitchen floor plan is perfect for entertaining. The home has new vinyl flooring, two large walk-in closets in the master and MORE! All applian...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Samuel Cleland Davidson was born in County Down, Ireland back in 1846. He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. At 15 he left to work at a Belfast civil engineering firm ran by William Hastings. In 1864, he left his job to work for his father who operated a flour mill. Later o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Richard E. Davis was born in Joplin, Missouri back in 1926. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1944. He was a piano child prodigy composing many jazz and blues numbers.   After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and was discharged after the war ended. He attended Washburn University, Columb...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 11
Searcy's first female barber?While sitting in the barber chair a few days ago, I noticed this framed advertisement on the wall.  I examined it more closely and saw the "Searcy's First female Barber" written under one of the pictures.  The ad was from approximately 1977 and I was in her barber cha...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 9
 Wonder what year this was taken.Under the picture is written "Class of 1927."  There is no address or name of a school or town.  This is just one of those thrown-out, no-longer-cared-about pictures that some family treasured but their heirs don't.One of my associates asked what year I thought th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Lucila Gamero Moncada was born in Danli, Honduras to Manuel and Camila. She was educated at the Colegio La Educacion. She wanted to study medicine but at the time she was prevented from doing so. Her father was a doctor so he taught her medicine. She practiced as both a physician and pharmacist, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
George Dawson was born in Marshall, Texas back in 1898, the first of five children of a farmer’s son and grandson and great-grandson to African-American slaves. He worked at a saw mill to help support his large family. When he turned 21 he traveled throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.After 9 y...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
William Conan Davis was born in Waycross, Georgia back in 1926 to Kince and Laura. He would spend his summers with his maternal grandfather Jonnas a Sioux Indian at the Okefenokee Swamp. He graduated from Dasher High School in Valdosta, Georgia. He continued his education at Talladega College in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Benjamin Oliver was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1877 to Louis and Henrietta. He graduated from the M Street High School. His father was a messenger for the Interior Department and his mother was a nurse. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army at the start of the Spanish-Amer...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
Another one bites the dustThis lovely little house with so much beautiful wood construction has been eliminated.  I loved the way it looked with stained glass windows and a combination of brick and frame with a matching building with car storage at the back.   The thing that I liked best, however...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Alice Brown was born in Park Hill, Indian Territory back in 1852. She grew up near Fort Gibson, Oklahoma (not far from where I live). Anyway, her father was Dr. John Brown and her mother was Lucy, a Seminole from the Tiger Clan. She learned to speak Mikasuki and the English language.At 15, a chol...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Robert Davidson was born in Scotland back in 1804. He was educated at Marischal College where he worked as a lab assistant to help pay for his tuition. By 1820, he set up a business selling chemicals. He was also involved in the manufacture of them. Sometime in the 1830’s, he became interested in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Arthur Llewelyn was born in Kirkby, Lonsdale, England back in 1863 to John and Mary. He attended Marlborough College before going to Trinity College, Cambridge. After graduation, he taught at Eton College but left to practice law. In 1889, he met Sylvia and they were engaged shortly after. They w...

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