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Ultra Luxury Homes To Begin Selling at Disney

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Ultra Luxury Homes To Begin Selling at Disney

There was a post on this blog back in 2008, Disney Planning New Luxury Home Community, and now it’s finally coming to reality. I had my doubts as well, but it looks like Disney is finally getting this community underway. According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, Disney unveiled it’s plans for it’s […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · New Construction · Places in SW Orlando · Real Estate Oddities · SW Orlando Communities

Is This a Sign?

February 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Sometimes you see things in your day that feel like a sign to you… literally. I noticed this sign driving back from watching the Super Bowl last night and lo and behold there’s a Hojin St. in central Florida. Does this mean I’m in the right profession? I’ll take it as a sign that it […]

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The Perfect Home

January 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Being a realtor since 1997, I’ve assisted buyers of all types and personalities with varying degrees of the idea of a perfect home. No one ever likes the same thing and at times it seems that home doesn’t exist but we always find just the right home. For me, it’s one of the most gratifying […]

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Closing Escrow

May 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

I guess I’m on a comedy kick lately. I just came across this funny parody of real estate agents on my facebook page called Closing Escrow and couldn’t stop laughing.

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Tags: Real Estate Oddities · Videos About Real Estate

The Joys of Being a Landlord

May 12th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Joys of Being a Landlord

Being a landlord can be a glorious experience at times. I manage 3 retail centers and let me know tell you, there’s always something broken and rent that’s past due. Every once in a while you need to make light of the situation and this little video put me on the ground laughing. The Landlord […]

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Surprise, Chinese Drywall Stinks

April 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I got an email about Chinese drywall from my boss today and at first, I deleted it thinking the Chinese are making everything these days. It seems like everything I own from the cheap tools I got at Wal Mart to my Nike shoes seems to be coming out of this place. So when I […]

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A New Way of Selling Homes in a Depressed Market

January 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Here’s a new and innovative way to sell a home. A homeowner in Edgewater, Maryland was having trouble selling his million dollar home. The depressed real estate market and shrinking paycheck created a necessity to sell, but there were not takers. So they […]

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Zestimate of the White House

January 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Obamas will soon be moving into their fancy new digs at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW in Washington D.C. and it’s probably one of the few homes I have zero chance of selling. The Zestimate on Zillow values the White House at a whopping $303,362,000. I’m not sure, but it’s gotta be the highest price […]

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Starbucks is for Dumb Asses

December 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments

With the ailing economy, businesses are becoming more cut throat with it’s advertising. According to an article on CNN, McDonald’s recently launched a billboard campaign exclaiming that paying $4 for Starbucks is for dumb asses. With the message plastered on over 14o billboards on some of the country’s most traveled real estate, the message is […]

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Desperate Measures to Avoid Foreclosure

October 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Here’s one determined housewife. Facing foreclosure, homeowner June Reyno chained herself to her house. I can’t say it’s the most effective way to get the job done, but you gotta love her determination.

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Tags: Foreclosures · Real Estate Oddities