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By Mark Taylor Mortgages, 602-361-0707 #MarkTaylor #Awesomerates NMLS#207897
(and for 1st Time Buyers, Move Up Buyers & Investors )
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Top Five Reasons You May Not Get Top Dollar For Your Home     For most people, their home is their largest asset, so they want to maximize that asset by getting top dollar when they sell. Here are a few reasons you might not get top dollar when you sell – and how to avoid them! Selling At The Wro...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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The Local News Says The Average Price of Homes in San Jose Is $615,000 I received a call from a client who asked me "Are you following the news? Do you know the average price of a home in San Jose is $615,000.00?"  He went on to say that he only wants $ [price intentionally omitted] whi...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Be Alert for Thieves at Open Houses   Northern Virginia agents have received a notice that a couple is making it a practice to steal personal property at open houses. This couple enters an open house and tells the agent that they are in a hurry. They split and then steal items. Listing agents and...
By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
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Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL. Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL.   Million Dollar homes for sale in Weston FL... $500K to 1000K homes for sale in Weston FL...   Right now Weston-FL, is all of a sudden turning into a haven for the rich and the famous. Many of t...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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The Naked Truth about Selling Your Own Home – Don't Expose Yourself! A man in Texas decided he did not need a REALTOR to help him sell is home. He went around to take pictures of the home, of course being in the privacy of his own home he did this naked. What he did not realize is that he was...
By Teri Pacitto, Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty
(RE/MAX Olson & Associates, Inc.)
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The real estate market in The Conejo Valley, which includes Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Oak Park and Agoura Hills has homes available in all price ranges.  All our local cities have seen an increase in home prices over the last 30 days and consistenly over the last 12 months.  ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Condo Report 6/30/14-7/31/14, Kristin Johnston REMAX     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Rema...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Market Updates and Trends, PGA Village, Tradition, St. Lucie West
(Keller Williams Realty)
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FREE Quick Online Home Evaluation Knowing what your home is worth is important information to have if you are thinking of selling your home. By providing your address and a brief description of your home, the system will conduct a thorough comparative market analysis by searching the database fo...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
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Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
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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Plantation House Condo Indian River Plantation Under Contract Suite 309 in Plantation House listed for $399,000 is now under contract. Enjoy the beach casual lifestyle at Indian River Plantation from this 3rd floor 2 bedroom – 2 bath oceanfront condominium on Hutchinson Island. This fully furnish...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
(OCEANFRONT REALTY)
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 Trump Tower III condos for sale, 1 New Listings- 2 Recently Reduced, 15811 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers III Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 801 For Sale at $2,750,000 listed 4 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these Deals Unit 4007 For Sale at $1,75...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
(OCEANFRONT REALTY)
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 Trump Tower II condos for sale, 2 New Listings- 4 Recently Reduced, 15901 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers II Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 3703 For Sale at $1,510,000 listed 29 day(s) ago.Unit 4307 For Sale at $2,100,000 listed 8 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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JUST REDUCED to $234,900 | 4 bd, 3ba home in Bloomington, St George UT 1416 W Monticello Dr. St George UT 84790 FOR SALE Very comfortable 2045 s.f. home located in desirable Bloomington Country Club neighborhood. 4 bedrooms or 3+ den, 3 baths, 2 car garage, tile & wood floors, lots of storage...
By Ginny 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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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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FOMC Statement: Asset Purchases to end in October, Labor Market Stronger   The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released its customary statement at the conclusion of its meeting on Wednesday. FOMC members oversee the Fed’s monetary policy. In recent months, investors and eco...
By Ginny 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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RI Waterfront Real Estate | North Kingstown Home for Sale   75 Sauga Avenue - Shore Acres Neighborhood   There is no time like today for find your North Kingstown waterfront home and this 75 Sauga Avenue home in RI coastal real estate is sure to be tops on your list.  Whether a summer or year rou...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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  Price Reduction 106 Foxridge Road, Caldwell WV   This 4BR/2.5 Ba contemporary home on 1.26 acres with a detached 1600 sqft workshop has been reduced!   Located in Price Run Crossing subdivision, this 2800 sqft home has an open floor plan with many wonderful windows that provides sunlight in eve...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Why are pre-inspections important??? Because they will, in a large part, determine how close the written offers will come in when compared with the list price. I believe that a huge percentage of home buyers are looking for a home that is "move in ready".  Every single defect in conditi...
By Kelly Taylor, Living in Paradise!
(Keller Williams)
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The Pascarella Group is one of many teams and single agents who plan to participate in the Lakewood Ranch wide community open house on Sunday August 3rd from 12 to 4 pm.   Laura Stavola & Holly Pascarella of The Pascarella Group Lakewood Ranch, Fl.  The event was organized by Maureen Legac, a...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...