Larry's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Realty Professionals, Inc.
I am a Realtor in Searcy, Arkansas and I sell new homes, existing homes, commercial property, farms and land as well as manage and own rental properties. If you are looking for real estate for an investment or a home, I will be glad to assist you! You can call my personal cell number at 501-278-7659 or e-mail me at
If you are looking for some commercial property in the Searcy, Arkansas area, then you need to look into this one.  Lots of potential for personal use or for an investment.  Just reduced also! New, 6,000 sq ft metal building. 10' back walls, 12' front walls, divided into 5 each 30'x40' units with...
I do a lot of work with REO and foreclosure properties.  ALL of them require me to winterize a property if is during the cold time of the year.  I am in Arkansas and we don't have to deal with issues like the pictures below but we do get cold and I have had some of my rental properties pipes free...
Did you know Saturday, January 17, 2009 was the National Do Nothing Day?  I didn't!  I was watching the news that evening and the anchor said "did you do nothing today? stay tuned to explain why I asked this"  That caught my attention because I did absolutely that, Nothing!  (Nothing productive a...
It looks like things are about to happen.  In our market, October through January are our slower times and it has been that way since I have been in the real estate business 16 years ago. My indicator that I am using is my website counter.  My counter is NOT the normal counter that counts people ...
Sorry, this property is no longer available!  Go to to search for home in central Arkansas! My name is Larry DeGroat and I am a Realtor at Realty Professionals, Inc. in Searcy, Arkansas 72143 and I sell new homes, existing homes, commercial property, farms and land as well ...

I just have to blog about the new series for 24.  It is a suspenseful show that airs on Fox.  If you enjoy shows that keep you on the end of your seat, you will love this show.  Do not start watching it or you will be hooked and I mean it.  I am not one that likes to sit around, especially to wat...
I was sent an e-mail from a friend this morning about a foreclosed house in Phoenix and five people were arrested.  This was the headline "FOX 10 Exclusive: Real Estate Agent Loses Job; Sleeps in Foreclosed Home"  I went ahead and went to the site (click here to see) to see what he sent me. The p...
WOW!  Were you watching football yesterday?  I don't call myself a must see footbal fan but I do enjoy watching it when I'm not doing anything else.  I like to keep busy and rarely like to sit around.  Anyway, that's enough about me. General Motors stated that they will not do any advertising dur...
With the endless negativity of the news media, I was curious on how the interest rates really did fair for the past several years.  The media goes on and on about how bad the real estate market is and that is why the interest rates are so low.  I was giving this some thought and remembered that I...
I blogged a few months ago about a house I had just listed that is a foreclosure property. Look at for all of the details on the damage to the house.  This property is rural and down a long gravel road and is very secluded.  I finally get a cont...

Larry DeGroat

ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI in Searcy
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