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By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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I have been MIA for a few months....  but I`mmmmmmmm baaaaack! I want to start by saying a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to all of you wonderful people that supported my trek to Realtor-dom! I did it... I got the licesnse. Then I got that taste of reality. I am a single mom and had no source of income at t...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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Mother nature struck again in Van Buren on Fathers Day Sunday night June 15th... I was sitting at home alone watching the telie and I heard it start to rumble very loud and deep in the near distance. I don't normally watch the news so I was not aware we were due to have storms. In fact, it had be...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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In the words made famous by Joan Rivers...... CAN WE TALK??? About Colon Cancer.In 2007, an estimated 112,340 Americans were diagnosed with colon cancer and 41,420 with rectal cancer. More than 52,000 people were expected to die from the disease last year. Colon cancer is largely preventable if p...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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I have been keeping track of some really interesting photos of Van Buren Arkansas that are taken by a local photographer who is also a music teacher for the Van Buren School District.I wanted to highlite some of his work and let ohters know about him. His name is J. Andrew Lockhart. He keeps a da...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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One of the great events that is held annually on Main Street in Historic Van Buren is the Old Timers Days Arts and Crafts Festival.   Six blocks of Van Buren's Main Street will be closed off to provide space for more than 200 exhibitors from more than seven states.  A variety of food and entertai...

By Debbie Severson
(Craft Real Estate)
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Make plans to see the finest homes the area has to offer!  Plan to tour the Parade of Homes April 12-20 daily.  The Greater Fort Smith Home Builders Association has a show case tour for you and it is  free.  The tour features homes in Sebastian and Crawford County built by local builders.  It's y...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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Well guys, if you have not read my blog from last, please read it before you read this:http://activerain.com/blogsview/462032/Scary-night-in-Fort This is the size of the hail that pelted us last night :The night passed pretty much uneventful after we finally got to sleep about 2:30 am. Had some m...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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 It has been a scary night here in Fort Smith and Van Buren. We have had tornado warnings, severe stroms and extreme hail. It got so bad that I made the decision to take my 26 year old daughter, grandkids and my dog Halle to the neighborhood storm shelter. The sirens were going off and they warne...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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One down 8 to go! I made it up another notch from 10th to #9 ranking in the state of Arkansas!  I am that much closer to my goal of getting to the top of my state!I just wanted to say thanks to all of you who comment on my posts and offer your support and encouragement! I sure wouldnt get there w...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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Congratulations to Donna Parker as this years Iverson Riggs Memorial "Citizen of the Year Award"  for Van Buren.KAIA LARSEN • TIMES RECORD Donna Parker holds her Iverson Riggs Memorial "Citizen of the Year Award" Wednesday at her home in Van Buren. A retired teacher and Van Buren city alderman, P...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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Let me introduce you to Van Buren`s Best kept Secret..... Cajun`s Back Door Resturant. While in Real Estate School, a bunch of us women decided to to go to this little restaurant in Van Buren. It is  owned by the Father of Amy Gilstrap~Craft, the Instructor of the Arkansas Real Estate Academy whe...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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Our Van Buren Police Department gets new Squad Cars!photo by KENNETH FRYVan Buren Officer Chris Hoffsommer stands beside a newly designed black and white squad car.You can read about these new Police Cars and what they mean to our community on the Press Argus Courier website.I have got to tell yo...

By Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate
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So it is final..... my son Alan will going to Baker University in Baldwin City Kansas to attend college in August. I am so happy and yet so sad.I have three children and this one is my middle child, oldest son. He just turned 18 and he has been awarded a scholarship to play football and get his e...

By Ray Nellum, Fort Smith Real Estate
(Envision Real Estate Group, LLC.)
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Which way is up?  Which way is down?  Well the numbers might surprise you when it comes to the Van Buren Residential Home Sales!There's been so much Gloom and Doom about real estate markets.  Who's right or Who's wrong?  If you let the mass media tell ya.  We are all Doomed!!  That's not the case...

By Ray Nellum, Fort Smith Real Estate
(Envision Real Estate Group, LLC.)
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Van Buren is the second largest city here in the River Valley.  It is just minutes away from Ft. Smith.  Van Buren has seen a great growth spurt over recent years in New Construction.  Developers have made it a model community that others are currently being judged by.  You may also find yourself...

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