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By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
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Moving is never an easy thing to do.  Children's fears about moving can sometimes be overlook with all of  the chaos of closing, packing and planning.  Talk to your children and take a minute to evaluate how your children are doing.  Below are some tips that might help them with the moving proces...
By Kelly Groth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Today, we shall focus on inexpensive improvements that will make your home more enjoyable to live in and increase its salability in the future.   When not in the middle of a drought, #1 is Landscaping. A well-manicured yard always adds value and salability. Typically, you will recoup 100% of the ...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
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  Development, Customer Service and Marketing…     How do top real estate agents work? It’s not a secret to what it takes to be #1. Typically the best real estate agents work effectively, and they have a great outlook. The top real estate agents don’t fool around; they provide excellent customer ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Hooked on real estate reality shows..come back to reality!!House Hunters, Property Virgins, Million Dollar Listing, Sell That House, Property Brothers and who knows what else...Seems like there’s a reality show for every area of our lives. I must admit, I’ve watch The Million Dollar Listing NY an...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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Having never had a request or thought about a $1,000,000 listing in the area and wondering if and how many there were in Monroe county, New York. I was amazed that we had twelve listings over this price. Of these only three are waterfront properties. One is in Parma (list price $2,600,000) and in...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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Windsor House Condominiums on Whittlesey Drive in Bethel, Connecticut 06801 Built in 1973, there are 20 attached, townhouse style homes at the Windsor House Condominiums in Bethel. These units run at approximately 1,000 square feet and have two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. The bedrooms on the seco...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Leading the marketing to have more real estate sales means adjusting the property price. Tweaking the dials to shake it up. Improve the connection. Not waiting for the buyer to one by one chip away at a tad over priced listing in the inventory. When the market value shifts, tilts, slides sideways...
By Russ Ravary, Metro Detroit homes - Michigan Real estate & Mortg
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Here are some Haunted Houses you should adventure to before they no longer run in Oakland County. Halloween is a great time of the year, minus all of the calories we are eating.... Going through a Haunted House can make you burn calories because you get your heart rate going, waiting and anticipa...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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View the Tour Located directly across the street from the Mount Vernon Ohio Dan Emmett Elementary School and playground and convenient to the downtown area of Mount Vernon.  This home is larger than it looks from the street and features bonus living space on the 2nd level and also offers additio...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Moving in itself is a huge task - and many times, it's a moving with children. How can you make that task simple? Find the answer in this re-blog originally posted by Paula McDonald. Moving is never an easy thing to do.  Children's fears about moving can sometimes be overlook with all of  the cha...
By Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor
(Total Realty Corp.)
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Property Management: Lake Mary neighborhood expert     Property Management: Lake Mary neighborhood expert   Video production continues... with this one in which I discuss both the importance of employing the services of a local or "neighborhood expert"- as well as how I can be your Lake Mary neig...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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Property Management: Lake Mary neighborhood expert, is a localized Active Rain entry with a video that is pertinent to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down for the reblog. Property Management: Lake Mary neighborhood expert     Property Management: Lake Mary neighborhood expert   Video production...
By David Rod, Over 6,000 homes sold in 27 years!
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For more information:  Text: "6912780" to: 79564 or Call David Rod/West USA Homes at 602-828-8000  3252 E Morning Star Gilbert, AZ 85298 Single Family - Detached - Gilbert, AZ Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   David RodOffice: 602-828...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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The sky was so beautiful tonight that I went for a short drive around Mount Vernon, Ohio looking for a unique location to shoot a sunset photo.  I took this photo on the south side of Mount Vernon, Ohio at the Ariel Corporation parking lot overlooking the farm field near Granville Road and Black...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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This Mount Vernon Ohio sunset photo was taken from the east side of town on Yauger Road Road.  This year we have been blessed with dozens of gorgeous sunrises and sunsets and now that we are deep into Spring and with Summer getting close we plan to capture many more gorgeous photos throughout Kno...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Lago Vista Country Club Golf Course The course originally opened as a 9-hole facility in 1971 to help promote lot sales in the young, unincorporated neighborhoods that make up the city of Lago Vista today. Shortly thereafter, under the guidance of course designer Leon Howard, the course was renov...
By Bobby Bryant
(iBuy Realty: Rethink. Real Estate.)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Houston Heights Townhome For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   The Bobby Bryant Team Realtor iBuy Realty 713-257-0151 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:Texas License #:594037 Infor...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Just Reduced Home For Sale in Bristol TN 10.22.14 …Check out 1701 Denton Valley Road!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ....Just Reduced Home For Sale in Bristol TN 10.22.14 …Check out 1701 Denton Valley Road!   NOW PRICED AT $84,750   With 23.44 Acres near South Holston Lake ...
By John McCormack,, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty *
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Are You Looking For An Albuquerque or Rio Rancho NM Realtor?                               Are you looking for a Albuquerque, Rio Rancho NM REALTOR® to assist you with your real estate needs?  Simply contact  John McCormack.  Put his knowledge and years of real estate experience to work for you. ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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3 Secret Ingredients for Great Hunting Land! Deer like most wildlife species spend most of their time in what we call Edge areas. These Edge areas are basically the place where the Three Essentials of all Wildlife Habitat exist, Food, Water, and Cover. If you understand these essentials and how t...