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By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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0 Pine Street OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $89,900 Single Family Home Main Features Lot: 3.28 acre(s) Location 0 Pine StreetManvel, TX 77578USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Listed by: Maggie...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
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Living down south, our garages have become many things! From cool theater rooms to a mini apartment! They have also been known to hold all the things we don't want in the home! All the junk (and sometimes not the junk) end up in our garage! And of course, 95% of us don't like to organize ...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Model Home at Heritage Oaks of Tradition. This home is light, bright and very welcoming from the moment you enter the foyer area. The LR/DR is inviting and you will love the screened in patio built for the Florida Lifestyle. It ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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  OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~11306 Tanya Trail 78726 8/24 1-3pm www.11306tanyatrail.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, August 24th from 1-3pm. 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726  is located in the m...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Miramar Condo on Hutchinson Island Pending    9960 S Ocean Drive, Suite 802 in Miramar II on Hutchinson Island in Jensen Beach, FL is now under contract courtesy of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. Miramar II – 8th floor with direct Ocean views. Feature includes: laminate wood flooring, re...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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About Montclair, Dumfries VA Montclair is one of the most popular residential subdivisions in Prince William County and Northern Virginia.Montclair is, as the community's website says, "When you recall your hometown, you are bound to think of tree-lined streets, blooming flowers, ample ...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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About Old Bridge Estates, Woodbridge VA     Adjacent to Lake Ridge it is smaller, but very similar - rolling hills, ample treed common area, several prominent home builders were involved in its'development, covenient to schools, commuting, shopping and recreation.  There are two lovely ponds...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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You never really know why a seller chooses a Sacramento real estate agent to list her or his home.  Well, I know what they tell me, and generally they say they want an agent who will be on their side, to fully represent their interests, to be assertive, knowledgable, and experienced, and then the...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
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I've been working hard on getting the listing opportunties I generate to price the home correctly for today's market. Our current inventory (homes for sale) is just about 5 months over the entire Jacksonville area, and we've had multiple offer situations on several price points, typic...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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    Champions Village is a wonderful sub-division in Muskego, Wisconsin ...a golf course community built around the 15th and 16th holes of the lush and challenging, Muskego Lakes Golf Club Course. The streets are named for the champions in golf....as you walk thru the well landscaped neighborhood...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Homes for Sale in Imagination Farms of Davie Fl | Market Report for July 2014   Homes for sale in Imagination Farms in Davie Fl are among the best ones in Davie one can ever see. Imagination Farms was of one of the leading communities constructed in Davie back in 1998 in South Florida. The grand ...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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With summer drawing to a close (say it isn’t so!), it’s time to cast an eye towards the prospects for this year’s fall home sales market. Fall can be a great time to list a home, but it can be especially opportune for luxury home sales in Henry County. It’s a season that traditionally brings out ...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Coeur d'Alene Executive Estate on 8 Acres + Shop A lovely executive estate on 8 pristine acres. Wander the trails through your forest, across wooden bridges along your creek, where wildlife abounds. Only 15 min to downtown Coeur d'Alene and 2 min to Rockford Bay. Over 4700 SF with a luxur...
By Lori Mode, Mode and Durham, Your Elk Grove Real Estate team
(Keller Williams Realty - Elk Grove, CA Homes for Sale)
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Excited that we closed escrow on this beautiful Laguna Woods home today!  These buyers got a great deal on a wonderful home in the prestigous Lagua Woods neighborhood!  For more information about buying a home in Laguna Woods, call us today at (916) 405-5737!     Schedule a Showing/Request Info F...
By Ellie Penaranda, Naples Florida Real Estate - Waterfront & Beach Co
(239.776.5077 Downing-Frye Realty )
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What is a pocket listing? A so-called "pocket listing" is a property for sale that is not in the MLS system (Multiple Listing Service). That sounds simple but, pocket listings come in different shades of gray. Sometimes, a pocket listing is merely a home or property that has a signed l...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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Another Baltimore City Home   Sold And Settled By HomeRome Realty       3025 Oakley Ave Baltimore, Md 21215 MLS# BA8189570   Happy buyer, happy seller, happy real estate agents.. all because...   Another Baltimore City Home   Sold And Settled By HomeRome Realty          This single family home in...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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Open House: August 24, Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info North Salem Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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140 Erie Rd Clintonville 2BR, 1.5BA historic home PROPERTY DETAILS $226,650 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 214033073Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 1Sq ft: 1744Lot Size: 60 x 170Style: 2 StoryGarage: 2 car detaHeat Source: gasTaxes: $4791.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION ~Own a historic home on a quiet ...
By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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    South Haven Neighborhood in Valparaiso, Indiana's Porter County Move in Ready Ranch Home listed For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NW Indiana! With more than $3 billion in annual sales, F.C. Tucker Company is Indiana’s largest independently owned comprehensive real estate...