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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS® - AREC License #15292

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2008 

Well, I made it through most of the day today feeling pretty good. One accepted offer this afternoon and possibly another one tomorrow. No complaints there. As I sit down at the computer an email comes through from a friend linking to a ContraCostaTimes.com article. Apparently the Berkeley City ...
01/31/2008
Time to get serious... In yet another timely post by Poinciana's finest, Broker Bryant clues us in to what some of his readers are saying regarding NAR's "It's a great time to buy" campaign. If you haven't read his blog click on over and have a gander. TLW has issued a challenge of sorts to coun...
01/30/2008
A report out today says that nationwide, sales of new homes dropped to a 12 year low in December, ending the worst sales year since records began in 1963. The report, issued by Shobhana Chandra of Bloomberg News, says that despite builder’s reduction in inventory, they failed to keep pace with t...
01/28/2008
By now everyone has heard of the case of Vern and Marti Ummel; the Carlsbad California couple who is suing their buyers representative, REMAX agent Michael Little. I read a blog last night that asks the question of whether it will matter if the Ummel's prevail. Is the outcome irrelevant? Persona...
01/27/2008
According to a January 22nd NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, job creation and economic growth has overtaken the war in Iraq as "the issue" voters are losing sleep over. It would seem the birth of the 2008 stimulus package is a sure sign the administration is paying attention. Are we headed to ...
01/26/2008
Located 26 miles east of Fairbanks, Chena River State Recreation Area is a 254,000 acre park and one of the jewels of Interior Alaska. Whether you're into camping, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, rafting, 4 wheeling, skiing, ice fishing, dog mushing or wildlife viewing, you can find it all a ho...
01/24/2008
Well, it looks as though we hit a new low this week. Total sales volume slipped 29.1% over last week. Climbing this week is our average days on the market, which spiked more than 78% to 170 days. The absorption rate is also up this week 56.9% to 10.8 months. This represents a 125% increase since...
01/22/2008
As a kid I was never really fond of roller coasters. I had this irrational fear that at any given curve in the track we would just keep going forward and plunge off into a dark abyss. It probably didn't help that my cousin would always sit beside me and scream "WE'RE GONNA CRASH." Come to think o...
01/22/2008
2008 BAH Rates Fort Wainwright & Eielson Air Force Base Are you using your BAH benefits to your best advantage? If you're in base housing or renting off base, you should consider using your BAH to build equity while you're stationed in Alaska. The average price of a new/newer single family home ...
01/20/2008
Mr. & Mrs. Fairbanks Home Buyer I appreciate your telephone call today. Of all the Realtors in Fairbanks, I appreciate that you liked our website enough to call this us morning about buying a new home. Before we put our coats on and start looking at houses, it might be a good idea to sit down fo...
01/19/2008
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