Tuesday, July 31, 2007

CONSUMER CONFIDENCEHave U.S. consumers turned a corner? Consumer confidence for July surged 7.3 points over June numbers to reach its highest level in six years, suggesting that economic activity may gather momentum in the coming months.Read the full story:http://www.floridarealtors.org/NewsAndEvents/n4-073107.cfm

Thursday, July 26, 2007

I recently finished my schooling & got my Florida Real Estate Brokers license, upgraded from a sales associates license. I am active with Westfield Realty Group as a broker associate.
Great tips for staging your home & home improvment from Lowes.

www.REALTOR.COM new Realtor.com consumer feature enables buyers and Realtors to immediately get listing information using their PDA or cell phone. The service, available 24/7, has a one-click button that delivers listing info about a nearby home, and another one-click feature to contact the listing agent or broker.Read the full story:http://click.email.floridarealtors.org/?ju=fe5f11767764007b751d&ls=fe0215707d64077877177371&m=feff1070756103&l=fec21d7177640c74&s=fe671c707464007d771d&jb=ffcf14&t=

Monday, July 16, 2007

RED-HOT TV REAL ESTATETelevision is one area where the real estate market hasn’t slowed. Among the hot programs are: “Bought & Sold” on HGTV, “Real Estate Pros” on TLC, “Flip This House” on A&E, and “Property Ladder” on TLC. Viewers might wonder if the situations featured in the episodes are made for TV. “My show is never scripted and never will be,” says South Carolina real estate developer Richard Davis, whose adventures are chronicled on “Real Estate Pros.” It’s just the way the business is, says Michael Morrison, executive produce of “Flip This House.” “The real estate world is a magnet for personalities. There’s no shortage of bold, in-your-face individuals who are at times likable and at other times not likable.”Source: McClatchy Newspapers, Robert Trussell (07/07/2007)