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Real Estate: GOLDen Opportunity of This Decade

lisasheppard | March 31, 2011
  Real Estate: GOLDen Opportunity of This Decade www.kcmblog.com Everyone wants to comment on the current real estate market. They want to talk about how now is not the time to buy a home. Some even argue owning a house has never been...

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Month’s Shadow Inventory: State by State

lisasheppard | March 29, 2011
Very good information!! Month™s Shadow Inventory: State by State kcmblog.com ShareLast week, we reported on the National Association of Realtors™ (NAR) Economic Outlook and gave you a map showing the percentage of overall sales tha...

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Double Dip or Double Your Money?…or Both?

lisasheppard | March 28, 2011
Now's the time to buy - call me!! Double Dip or Double Your Money? ¦ or Both? kcmblog.com ShareLast week, MacroMarkets LLC announced the results of the March 2011 Home Price Expectations Survey, compiled from 111 responses of a diverse ...

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Distressed Properties: Discounts and Difficulties

lisasheppard | March 26, 2011
http://kcmblog.com/2011/03/25/distressed-properties-discounts-and-difficulties/ Distressed Properties: Discounts and Difficulties kcmblog.com ShareMost buyers want to make sure they get a ˜good deal™ when they purchase something. Purch...

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The 4 Stages Of Wealth Building As A Homeowner

lisasheppard | March 25, 2011
 http://kcmblog.com/2011/03/24/the-4-stages-of-wealth-building-as-a-homeowner/ The 4 Stages Of Wealth Building As A Homeowner kcmblog.com ShareOne of the primary objectives of owning a home is to let the home appreciate over time and be...

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Distressed Sales: State By State

lisasheppard | March 25, 2011
http://kcmblog.com/2011/03/23/distressed-sales-state-by-state/ Distressed Sales: State by State kcmblog.com ShareWe have often written on the impact foreclosures and short sales have on the value of the house next door. The Center for Re...

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The Impact Foreclosures Have on House Prices

lisasheppard | March 16, 2011
The Impact Foreclosures Have on House Prices kcmblog.com Home values are again beginning to fall. What has caused this renewed downward pressure on prices? It can be directly tied to the number of distressed properties in the region which have ...

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If Prices Are Falling, Why Are the Rich Buying?

lisasheppard | March 14, 2011
If Prices Are Falling, Why Are the Rich Buying? http://kcmblog.com/2011/03/14/if-prices-... ShareThere is an interesting phenomenon taking place in the real estate market. While house prices are falling, the rich are starting to purchase. DataQ...

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Judging An Agent’s Listing Presentation

lisasheppard | March 10, 2011
Judging An Agent™s Listing Presentation kcmblog.com ShareI brainstorm with dozens of real estate agents every month. I have sat down with literally hundreds of them over the years. And one of the primary questions I ask them is œWhy w...

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Hire A Smart Duck

lisasheppard | March 9, 2011
Hire a Smart Duck kcmblog.com ShareYou can learn so much just by observing nature. Last week, I was staying at a fabulous hotel in southern California. My wife and I were having lunch at an outside table at the hotel restaurant. It was...

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