Tuesday, March 16, 2010

KITCHENS and BATHS of the 1950's

Tuesday afternoon I spent checking out available homes in a neighborhood built during the 1950’s. Some of the homes have been nicely updated; some not so updated but what really caught my attention was all the colors of the 50’s. It was an interesting afternoon and we are certan that one home was haunted! Check out the kitchens and baths of the 1950’s and more…

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Double or Triple Coupons on Wednesdays OR WAIT...

  I could save $8,000 yep, $8,000 towards the cost of buying a new home if only I find it and have a written binding contract on or before April 30, 2010."

     "You can't just save $8,000 just like that!"

"Sure I can so long as I have not owned an interest in a principal residence for 3 years prior to purchase."

     "What else should I know before I get rolling?"

"Well, there is an income limit for singles like me, it's $125,000. But you married folks can earn up to $225,000."

     "Are you telling me I can buy any ol' house that I want and get an $8,000 tax credit?"

"Just so long as the new house does not cost more than $800,000, you can get a tax credit up to $8,000."

"Hey, where are you going?"

     "I got to go call my Realtor ~ Teral McDowell so we can get started right away!"  

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

MRC, Murphy Realty Connection Growing Strong

 A couple of months ago some local Realtors and Brokers met to form the Murphy Realty Connection, MRC. The group was formed from the vision of one Realtor who saw a need and took the initiative to get it started. To read our story, click on Murphy Home Sales, bringing Realtors, sellers and buyers together.

Last week we held our second meeting and tour of homes with several new Realtors looking to join our group. With all of today's technology real estate still remains to be most successful face to face, Realtor to Realtor.