paris macivor: Santa Clarita Childrens Fair this weekend - 10/08/10 04:56 PM
If you have time you will need to get to the 5th annual safety fair in the Santa Clarita Valley.  They will cover a large subject list.
Here is the update as far as new inventory and sold recordings go for the Santa Clarita Valley!!! 
October 8, 2010 Daily Numbers 
New Listings: 15Out of the New Listings:  REO: 5 Short Sale: 5Active Listings: 1197 Avg. Days on Market: 101
Pending Daily New: 19Closed Daily New:17  Pending & Backup Offers Total: 842
October Closed to Date: 43YTD Closed Escrows: 2671
 Have a wonderful day and great weekend!!
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paris macivor: Trulia is also a FREE service for Realtors and Vendors worth looking at!!! - 09/05/10 11:45 PM
If you are doing regular internet searches for Real Estate by the Keywords that are the highest ranked in your particular real estate market, then you want to do your best to go after the top results.
If one of those top results is something you can join and add your two cents to, then I think you should.
It does not take much to become effective in the internet blogging world, in fact, persistence pays off big dividends.
When I don't have anything to say about anything - I just go back to my website and blog about particular pages … (1 comments)

paris macivor: Canyon Country Real Estate for Sale - 04/21/10 09:01 AM
Canyon Country California is located in the Santa Clarita Valley, South and East from Saugus CA and North-East from Valencia.
The residences run the ranges from Estate Homes and Luxury Parcels to Single Family Residences and with a large amount of Condominiums and Townhomes.
As far as pricing - you can purchase a Condo/Town-home beginning in the $100K area and move up to Millions of Dollars if you are thinking of the Sand Canyon Area.
Schools, Shopping, restaurants and entertainment are all located in Canyon Country. 
The next question is usually, "How do I find listings and homes for sale … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Santa Clarita Webinar's - sharing market data and Facts for Buyers and Sellers - 02/22/10 02:23 PM
Thinking about adding Webinars? It might be a GREAT idea - especially if you market is lacking SME's (subject matter experts). We cover all of the real estate related topics: Head Quartered in the Santa Clarita Valley - Hosting Bi Monthly Webinars with Client Centered Topics, attendance is limited to 20 due to providing for our Direct Question and Answer Sessions. We will cover the following and More: Not buying too High, First Time Buyers, Veteran Buyers, Qualify versus afford, What you need to know about Lenders, Market Data, Good Neighbor Next Door Programs, Foreclosures, Bank Owned, Advantages of owning Real … (0 comments)

paris macivor: It's Starting to Feel like Running again... - 01/15/10 05:58 PM
When you have been without running for a while - you cannot wait to start again.  The same holds true to the real estate market.  With all of the work, extra hours, and even more dedication than a "monk", I still felt as if I had been running in place.
We are not "hurting" which we can thank God for.  But it is five times the work for the same return.  The volume is much higher now, but we have adjusted.
It just has been in the last few weeks that it seems that the tide is turning.  Our leads have … (1 comments)

paris macivor: Who is doing your Short Sale negotiation? - 01/13/10 08:45 PM
Real Estate Updates in the Santa Clarita Valley.
We have posted our New Listings that have come onto the Real Estate market for Sale.
We also put together some great articles about Short Sales and the Agents that negotiate them.
The second Short Sale article has to do with the “good news about our short sale negotiation”
Foreclosures are starting to trickle out of the Foreclosure Dam.  We will watch with anticipation until the foreclosures start to be released in a more voluminous fashion.
(Yes, that was a two dollar word – as dad used to say”)
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paris macivor: Hold Still so I can "FEED" you Real Estate! - 01/07/10 09:36 AM

A neglected part of the Real Estate process are RSS Feeds.  Anytime you can build your very own content into something someone else reads on a daily basis, you have developed power.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU <------------This Explains BEST!!
RSS - Stands for Really Simple syndication.  It is like specific parts of Newspaper you subscribe to. 
Breaking it down:  You hand me all of the newspapers in the world, a pair of scissors and bottle of glue and I get to work.  The task you have given me?  To sort out all of the news and events that are related to Real Estate. 
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paris macivor: If you are into Video's - Do something Different to be "Above the Crowd" - 11/17/09 11:10 AM
So you want to be different in comparison to the Real Estate Masses in the world.  If you did not - you would not be on Active Rain.
May I throw a couple of items that I find to be very powerful and Cutting Edge.  The learning curve is subtle and one is as easy as sending an email...
Like the "bunker buster" these will definately shake the ground.
The First - Eyejot.com - This Video Email resource is free and you can brand it with your Skype, Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook icons with direct links to your pages.  You can … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Encino Foreclosure just completed the BPO - 05/03/09 05:28 PM
Check out this Encino Foreclosure Post I just completed.  I was up at zero dark thirty this AM - Which I am still used to the Cop Hours that I put in for the past 17 years.  So getting up early and going to bed late - is something that I am accustomed to.
This home is over 2000 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large pool, all sitting atop of a over 10K square foot lot.  This happens to be located on a corner lot in a very nice area of Encino California.
If you are on … (0 comments)

paris macivor: About Re/MAX's Paris911 Team headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley - 04/28/09 11:34 AM
It has been a long time and maybe a Refresher is necessary so we can explain where we are coming from with our Real Estate Representation Business.
Over a Decade Ago - we purchased our first home.  Paris and I were taken by the agent that represented us and did not disclose some very pertinent facts related to a few things:
Our Agent's relationship with the Seller Known issues with the Plumbing at the home we wanted Steering away from New Construction (they were not cooperating at the time) Only showing us listings from this agents office (explaining that nothing else … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Keeping our clients safe when they purchase Real Estate, by REMAX and The Paris911 Team - 04/27/09 07:58 AM
It has been told to me that there is a fine line between being a good representative and not "steering" the client.
Here is my take on the statement an "old-timer" agent told me over 10 years ago.  I am More Police Officer than anything at this point.  17 years regular and now a Reserve.  I love my fellow agents and there are some wonderful ones out there in the world.  You can look right here on Active Rain to see some of the brightest and best.
But, if I am showing a client a property and I notice something that … (0 comments)

paris macivor: One Banks Nevou Approach to It's Foreclosure Assets - 04/24/09 10:39 AM
Well, I would not have believed it - but one of the banks we work with in the sale of their Foreclosures has routine "Round Table" meetings where they discuss a "better way" to deal with the Flooding of the Market with Foreclosures.
We discuss buyer incentives, financing, and how to best manage the assets so the Buyers don't have to put too much work into them before moving in.
It is a interesting concept and what I have coined a "purple cow", according to the standards of Seth Godin.  Since when does a bank really care about what the Worker … (0 comments)

paris macivor: I have a Tourniquet - It is Called a SHORT SALE! - 04/22/09 05:52 AM

Feel Left out and alone?   Behind in your payments and cannot catch up?  A short Sale is not the end all that solves all - but it might be an option that you have been considering.
Some things you are going want to research before jumping in with both feet: Are you going to be 10-99'd by the IRS for the "write-off" amount?  (if you do your own taxes - you might want to rethink this step and contact an actual CPA and have them read through any and all changes to this policy within the last year and especially in … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Santa Clarita Real Estate and RE/MAX of Valencia News - 04/14/09 03:19 PM
If you have been following us around the Internet for any length of time or if you want just to type in the name of Connor MacIVOR or Paris911 into Google - you will be met with a huge amount of Real Estate related information.  Why the push to give you information - unlike those that pay to have their banner ads on Google or the other search engines - we don’t feel that we need to function in that way.
We inject our money to be Client Centered - to give you the best search tools and real estate market … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Arleta California (Los Angeles) Foreclosure Just placed onto the market! - 03/27/09 09:04 AM
We just received the Listing Contract from one of the Banks in which we handle their Real Estate Owned Assets.  All the work has been done and now is the time to find that "conforming" buyer that is interested in a Great Real Estate Deal.  This one might suit an investor as well.  The numbers are very close to being in the black in reference to what you might make when the home is rented versus the payment.
We can also help you with your Real Estate Relocation needs to Arleta California or away from here!
No HOA and located in … (1 comments)

paris macivor: I am not so sure I had it wrong when I compared Law Enforcement to Real Estate? - 03/03/09 06:51 AM
We have been operational in Real Estate - Operating 1/2 of a full time business, or should I say Paris was full time for the past 10 years and I was doing what I could while maintaining a Career with the LAPD.  I look back at the 17 years that I served and am nothing but satisfied with the outcome.  As you know I remained a Level 1 Reserve Officer to continue to serve on a limited basis.
I drew the parallel about the Public Service Side of Law Enforcement having a twin with the Service side of a Realtors function.
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paris macivor: How are you approaching Real Estate? - 02/19/09 11:18 AM
Maybe it is in your approach.  Business is there to be found, you just need to find those that are wanting to invest at this particular time.
You need to make your self aware of the numbers of Foreclosures/Bank Owned each day by setting yourself up on an e-mail search that you get into your in-box daily so you can know. 
When you know those numbers and have seen that search drip for about a week - then you will be much more self confident on the telephone and when responding to e-mail.
Sellers - they are out there - Distressed, … (0 comments)

paris macivor: New Van Nuys Foreclosure - Double Master Condo on Lennox by REMAX and Paris911 - 02/10/09 03:42 PM
Here is a premarket property that is a Bank Owned Foreclosure- I will be placing this onto the MLS later in this evening - but I wanted to pass it along to you just in case you have clients that are interested and want to have a look see before this hits the market 7301 Lennox D2, Van Nuys CA - Viola - Priced at $114,800 - Ready to go

If you are looking to have someone do a foreclosure specific search for you - let me know by visiting http://MoreThanForeclosures.comand let me do it for you.  If you are the … (0 comments)

paris macivor: Granada Hills foreclosure 11002 Haskell Ave - Granada Hills - 02/09/09 05:42 PM
Just placed onto the market at 0330hrs on 2/6/2009 - We are REMAX of Santa Clarita and REMAX of Valencia.
 - This Granada Hills Foreclosure is located at 11002 Haskell Ave in Granada Hills California, priced at $285,000 and it is 4 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms.  It is in good shape and was not kicked as some of the assets we place onto the market.
Here is the front picture and I will also include the Information sheet at http://REOengine.com
Thanks for everything and I hope this reaches you well.
Don't forget that we can help find everything you want, let us do … (0 comments)

paris macivor: 7408 CAPISTRANO AVE - West Hills Foreclosure - Way Under Market - 02/09/09 12:11 PM
If you have a Real Estate agent that represents you have them call us to find out about this 3+2 West Hills California home that is located West of Topanga Canyon! 
If you don't have an Real Estate agent that represents you, then call me at 800.760.6911 and I will be glad to represent you with your Real Estate Needs.
This West Hills California home is a True Bank Owned Foreclosure and the listing contract was just received and this home will be placed into the Multiple Listing Service Today 2/9/2009.
$332,900.00
If you are hunting for foreclosures let us do … (0 comments)

 
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