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Sizes: S · Medium · L · XL · X2 · X3 · O · Auto · Save Photo |  365 of 559  | | Show Details | Close There are many ways all of us can give back to our fellow man and our community. I joined our city running club about 20 years ago and now participate in a few races from the 5k to the ultra marat...
04/12/2010
Wow! what a fantastic year we are having in the City of Fredericton. Listings are up in March 17% over last year @ 663 in total. Year over year listings are up 13% @ 1544. Again it looks very much like this growth is going to continue even in the face of substancial interest rate hikes. The marke...
04/01/2010
Phil Booker, Booker Realty, Real Estate Fredericton Oromocto CFB Gagetown Tweet,tweet; Oh, but it was so beautiful early this morning. There is something surreal about running in the last snowfall of the year---so refreshing! Don't you think?
03/29/2010
    Phil Booker, Booker Realty, Real Estate Fredericton Oromocto CFB Gagetown   Tweet, tweet; Oh, but it was so beautiful early this morning. There is something surreal about running in the last snow of the year---so refreshing! Don't you think?
03/29/2010
When a seller lists their home on the market it is natural for them to list for the highest possible price they can expect. Of course in the beginning of the listing the vendor and the real estate salesperson are quite optimistic of  their expectation of receiving the list price. Now, in a perfec...
03/23/2010
Spring has really sprung. Real estate listings are up a wooping 10%, year over year. This is up from 1% last month. A healthy inventory like this assures the market will stay lever without great expectations of fearing inflation. Which means that sales can bounce along with a healthy increase wit...
03/23/2010
Staging a home is not about cleaning, painting and repairing the home for resale. This goes without saying. Staging is all about the aesthetics of making your home attractive in relating to the buyers senses. i.e. sight, touch,  sound and feel. Staging is about developing a dream world. An unbeli...
03/23/2010
As a real estate Broker of many years I have learned to respect the vendor's expectation of home value. My belief is that if you honestly asked any vendor what they think their home is worth, before you show them your objective opinion, they will be very close to market value. In todays Infor...
03/22/2010
This fantastic winter with very little snow helped us get off to an amazing start for January 2010. Our listings are only down -1% for month of January. I expect that the listings will stay quite consistant throughout the first half of this year and remain around the 1% to 10% increase. This shou...
03/22/2010
Predicting real estate listings, unit sales, and dollar volume in any economy is difficult at best. However, it is possible to a degree, depending on how well you have studied your market area over a reasonable amount of years. Of course none of us wish to be wrong or appear to not know what we a...
01/03/2010
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