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By Mary Kidwell, Realtor
(Realty Executives Associates)
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Hello all, I'm not going to share much about Real Estate http://marykidwellhomes.com/ right now but about fun with your family.  Some days I'm going nuts trying to work from home with kids around (and sometimes neighbors) all day, trying to schedule showings, give feedback, talk to clients, post ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Thursday, August 7th, is an election day in Knox County and Knoxville, Tennessee. There are actually several elections combined into one. We electing county officers, city officers, and there's a federal primary election for Congressmen and Senators as well as some local charter issue, and a stat...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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It's almost time for back to school purchases in Tennessee. To make things more bearable for parents, the state of Tennessee holds an annual sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothing. The sales tax holiday starts one minute after midnight Friday, August 1, and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sun...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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"Consumers tell us if they don't see multiple photos on a listing, they doubt the credibility of the Realtor." Lorna Borenstein, president of Move Inc. Those are very strong words. Do you have lots of photos on your listings? Even the ugly ones? Do you think potential buyers won't see the propert...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Congress has passed H.R. 3221, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and President Bush is expected to sign it soon. One of the immediate provisions is a $7,500 TAX CREDIT for homebuyers that have not owned a home that was their principal residence in the past 3 years. To qualify, buyers ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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For the week of July 25th the Knox County Register of Deed's office is reporting 229 recently closed real estate transactions. The breakdown goes as follows: More than $1,000,000           2 closed sales $500,000 to $1,000,000       11 $300,000 to $500,000          13 $200,000 to $300,000        ...

By Mike O'Neill
(Knoxtours.net)
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I posted this blog on the Real Tour Vison blogs today.  I enjoy my association with Real Tour Vision, I've found it very helpful and I want to share it with others, this not only helps RTV, but also by sharing this will obviously help me. I hope, when you read this, maybe you can share an experie...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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I got a flyer last week from our Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union (TVA stands for Tennessee Valley Authority, the guys that run the dams and power plants around here) headlined "100% Financing Available" so naturally it caught my eye. Reading on it said it was a 2 year ARM, adjusted 1% every ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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First up is the annual "Shakespeare on the Square"on the downtown Market Square Mall. All performances are free but donations are accepted. The first play is "Love's Labors Lost on July 17, 19, 25, 27, & 31st at 7:00 pm nightly. This is a funny play about the King of Navarre and his 3 most loyal ...

By Mike O'Neill
(Knoxtours.net)
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I've always been big on taking good care of the people who help me pay my bills. I can tell you stories about virtual tour company owners who were too busy not paying attention to the important people.  Taking care of my clients, to me, has always been an investment in my business, its payed off ...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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Take a step back to another time. Better yet, sit back and and take a ride on The Three Rivers Rambler Train. This fun and unique excursion can involve either the steam or diesel engine depending on the scheduled day! This wonderful trip last ninety minutes and covers a distance of eleven miles. ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Back when I got my first Palm Pilot I loved the infra red application that let you 'beam' addresses and information to another PP user. My Treo cell phone has the same application and I find it very convenient to simply beam my business card electronically into someone else's cell phone. Unfortun...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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If you're among the still shell shocked from trying to get a handle on web 2.0 don't be alarmed; you're not alone Just when I think I'm making progress another load of new stuff gets dumped into the pile. The latest load is "Social Bookmarking" sites. If you're like me you're probably saying to y...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Have you ever wanted to send someone the URL for a website with some cool stuff but the address was about 9 inches long, i.e. http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?ovi=1&mqma p.x=300&mqmap.y=75&mapdata=%252bKZmeiIh6N%252bI gpXRP3bylMaN0O4z8OOUkZWYe7NRH6ldDN96YFTIUmSH3Q6 OzE5XVqcuc5zb%252fY5wy1MZwT...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Do you use "Google Alerts"? A Google Alert is simply an email update on the latest Google results for whatever you want to monitor. You can set up an update at whatever frequency you choose to keep you updated on things like: Your name Your city or area sports teams news for an area or pretty muc...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Each Sunday in the Knoxville New Sentinel’s real estate section they print a list of property transfers from the previous week as recorded in the Knox County Register of Deed’s office. I noticed this Sunday, July 13th, there was almost 3 pages of real estate transfers totaling 144 sales in Knox C...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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The First Annual Irish Festival will be held this upcoming Saturday July 26, 2008 from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM at World's Fair Park in Knoxville. Click HERE for directions. Tickets for Adults are $10 and can be purchased at the gate; Children are FREE! The festival will be a celebration of the c...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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With all the music history, from Memphis on the western border, Nashville in the north central part, and the Appalachian Mountains forming the eastern border of the state of Tennessee, Knoxville is fortunate to have "The Official State Theatre of Tennessee." The Tennessee Theatre opened October 1...

By Cathy Glass, Realtor - Knoxville, Tennessee
(Realty Executives Associates)
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I have an entry this year in the Greater Knoxville Rubber Duck Race this year. I have never done it before since I am from Oak Ridge. Now that I have moved just "over the line," I am excited to have an entry. It is August 16 this year. You can get more information by clicking on the information ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Today on Inman News I noticed a column devoted to gas saving tips offering 12 gas saving tips geared towards real estate sales and marketing. "General tips The folks at Edmunds.com decided to test which gasoline-saving tips really work. They conducted their tests under real-world conditions. Here...

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