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By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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My Attorneys Said I Have Too Much Faith In Humanity! I did not know it was even possible to have too much faith in humanity however that is exactly what my risk management attorney said to me the other day. I called to see if I maybe missed something. What's happening in my Silicon Valley real es...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
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   Showing Property Etiquettes for Sellers & Buyers.   It’s 1 pm on Friday. A buyer’s agent phones up a listing agent and says “I have a client that wants to see one of his listed properties at 3 pm.   However, the listing agent explains, the sellers of the property have three small children in t...
By Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
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The Browning Homes Group is breaking records in the sought after Shannon Station neighborhood in West Springfield, VA. We just sold 9007 Kerrydale Ct in 2 days for $22,100 over list price. It sold for $412,000 which is the highest price in Shannon Station in over 7 years. Call us today at 571-234...
By Mary Ellen Vanaken, North Atlanta Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Suwanee Georgia Is Home To Golden Bear Community  Suwanee Georgia Is Home To Golden Bear Community by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team 678.929.6529  Laurel Springs is a gated, Golf-Club community with several distinct neighborhoods. The community features a range of luxury homes of various styles and ...
By Robert Hulme, Utah County Real Estate
(Home Buyer Realty Utah, LLC)
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Salt Lake City Horse Property in Riverton, Utah Riverton, Utah - 1 Acre Horse Property - Salt Lake Real Estate Utah Real Estate Listing on the WFRMLS $449,900 13423 S. Lovers Lane  Riverton, Utah 840654096 Sq. Ft., 5 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, 1 Acre Horse Property Country Setting in Salt Lake City, Gr...
By Shawn Gerhardson, NMLS#274129, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 21, 2014   Last week’s economic news supported the general outlook for moderate economic growth. Housing related news included the National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for April and Housing Starts for March. NAH...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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Re/Max Vs. The Industry - We Won Re/Max sent this information to us on Friday: The report shows that RE/MAX: Closed 180,000 more transaction sides than Coldwell Banker last year. And 260,000 more than Keller Williams. And more than double Century 21. And led major franchises in brand awareness, n...
By Christopher and Stephanie Somers - Realtors - Philadelphia Real Estate
(Realtor / Owner - RE/MAX Access)
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Are Open Houses a Waste of Time? As I was sitting in a coffee shop on Easter Sunday, I looked out the window and saw an open house sign.   My initial thought was who in their right mind would host an open house on Easter weekend?  The debate regarding the value of open houses has been discussed f...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
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Hope This Is Not A Recording   Answered my phone, as usual with a "Hi, this is Margaret." The caller said:  "Hope this is not a recording."   Repeating my name and asking how I could help, he was  pleased how willing I was to answer his specific questions including the price, layout and a more de...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Your Home, Family, & Investment. We Understand.
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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Morrison Ranch Highlands Resort Style Home for Sale Agoura Hills CA This home is pristine Morrison Ranch Highlands at its best and on one of the most sought after streets in the development. You will enter a slice of serene paradise as you walk up the front steps and into the vaulted entry with g...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Olympia Plats Hobe Sound Home Sold Great location in ‘Old Hobe Sound‘ in Olympia Plats.  This home located at 9483 SE Saturn Street sold for $325,000 through the efforts of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. CBS Key West Style Pool Home in the highly sought after area of ‘Old Hobe Sound’! Th...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Spring is a Time for Change Spring is definitely in the air in Clarksville TN. I know it is so because the tree pollen has decided to let loose all at once and the trees have budded almost overnight. The flowers are in bloom and the grass is greening up. Everything is taking on a new look with a ...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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I will Always Do Right For You in Selling Your Home Listing homes can be a numbers business for many agents...some potential clients just want to hear who will sell their house at the highest price (even when it is not possible) while others want to know what kind of discount you will give to the...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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  Homes for sale in Stroudsburg PA, Beautiful Home in Northgate Estates!     SOPHISTICATED BEAUTY IN NORTHGATE ESTATES!   Highly sought after neighborhood! Close to town and like new condition all describe the allure of this Lovely home in Stroudsburg. Come home to relax in style.   Curl up in y...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Alhambra CA - 1000 Westmont Drive Traditional Home in Emery Park Area   Showings start Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:30AM until 1PM   Combining both a Broker Caravan with a Public Open House   Here’s an opportunity to see this home on its first available day.   Three bedrooms   Two baths   1238 sq...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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Easter Sunday Showings A lot of people in my market were planning on having a day off today, agents, buyers and sellers.  After all, it is a major Christian holiday, akin to Christmas.  I personally think Christmas gets more weight because it's become a secular holiday as well.  Nonetheless, expe...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Karen Feltman, presented this blog a couple of months ago that would be great to re-discover today. There are many useful ideas that can be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation...
By Todd Picconi, Rancho Cucamonga Real Estate, WWW.PICCONIPROPERTIE
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You will adore this modern and contemporary floorplan... Built in the late 80's and still extremely functional.  Just the right amount of FLUFF has been done to this Breathtaking and Simple Condo....What else could you ask for? 2 Master Bedrooms (Opposite ends of Condo) Living Room with Fireplace...
By JC Melvin
(Melvin-Peters Team - KW Southwest)
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     How do I get top dollar and sell my house? ... is discussed by JC and Matt (702) 900-1238 of the Melvin-Peters Real Estate Team. They point to technology as a major part of today's marketing campaign. It doesn't really matter whether you are tech savvy or not, today's real estate buyer is......
By Ray A. Lopez, Helping you find your Dream Home
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Search for Homes Today - Click Here   3212 Sutton Dr Riverbank, CA 95367 4 br / 4 ba in Riverbank Very Nice HUD HomeCall or Text Today for more Information!!!Wonderful 4 bedroom 4 bath Riverbank home with nearly 2854sq ft of living space. This is a HUD Owned Home and is being sold AS IS. .Click...