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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 57
During a real estate career that goes back to 1998, I have more than occasionally been asked (confronted, challenged)) with the notion that we agents make too much money.  It's easy for buyers and sellers to think that when they get the HUD at closing and see those commission numbers. Particularl...
By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Ocean County)
Comments 1
Currently there are more than 350 "Short Sales" in Ocean County. What is a Short Sale you may ask:Short sales are defined as sales where one or more mortgage holder agrees to discount its debt so that the property can be sold at its current market value to a willing buyer. Sometimes, rather than ...
By Alan Brown, 25 Years of Real Estate Experience .
(Coldwell Banker Montrose Colorado)
Comments 0
Here is this weeks Real Estate Market Report for the Montrose Area for the week of Apr 12th - Apr 19th 2015.This week the number of homes actively for sale in the Montrose area is : 295.  This compares to the same week a year ago when there were 346 homes actively for sale.The information used in...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 1
We are in full gear in the western suburbs of Illinois for the spring buying and rental season.  The weather is finally starting to cooperate and calls are coming in from other agents scheduling showings for our listings and from buyers/tenants for our homes and rentals.So what are some of the is...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 18
Nina Hollander and Carolinas Realty Partners are pleased to share this 5-Star Review  from one of our recent clients, who's worked with us several times to sell his investment properties.  Building long-term relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of our business. And we are always deli...
April's ActiveRain Contest You Might Be From _____ If ... Jeff Foxworthy made a good living and reputation with his comedy routines "You Might Be a Redneck If ...".  Although his examples were extreme, they always contained a kernel of truth that people could relate to. Every city, county, state ...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
Comments 1
What Exterior Force Could Force Your Value DownIf you are a Baby Boomer chances are you never gave this a second thought, that is you never considered it a nuisance other than a visual nuisance. The younger generations, the generations that are now buying the house formerly occupied by Baby Boome...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 19
Best Played Real Estate Scene Not Staged It is very busy in RI real estate right now as the bustle of spring weather comes at many potential home sellers.  All at once new clients are calling everyday for a market analysis on their home or family home.  It is intense on some days.  But I could no...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
Comments 9
Know Your ValvesThis information is primarily for those new to the Northern Climate as well as first time home owners. It will also serve as a reminder to those who take their plumbing for granted and have forgotten how devastating running water in your home can be. You don't need a river to floo...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 8
 Miami's Urban Development Review Board just met to vote on updated designs for the Chetrit Group and JDS Development Group's massive Miami River development, which is still going by the generic working title 'Miami Riverwalk' at the moment. Below are some of the new renderings which look pretty ...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 25
Minding My Manners Got Me A New ListingI went on a listing appointment last weekend and it was just me and an empty house. The owners of the property live out of state and past clients referred them to me. When they called they explained that they wouldn’t be there for the appointment but, that I...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
Comments 2
I had so much fun going to Redlands today and showing a home that I realize how much I've missed visiting Redlands. Whatever the outcome, it's always a pleasure to meet with special clients. Today was no exception.In my last post, I said if I had some extra time, I would take some photos, and Bru...
By Jesse Coffey, Trust in Experience and Proven Results
(Jesse Coffey | Realtor)
Comments 2
Our third flip property is more than half way through the renovation stage and should be ready to list in 1-2 weeks! This great little property is located in Carmichael, Ca. The home was built in 1957 and was in relatively original condition except for the appliances and the HVAC system. We beat ...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 0
Sammy Hagar's Beach Bar Rum is made on Maui Did you know Maui has a distillery in Haliimaile, a former pineapple plantation town?  They make rum and vodka here at the Haliimaile Distilling Company, using pineapples and sugar cane grown locally! You can take a tour of the plant, and visit the tast...
By Stephen B. Clyde, "I Sell More, Because I do More"
Comments 3
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now. - Chinese proverbSpring is the ideal time to introduce new trees into your home environment. The gentle warmth of sunny spring days encourages the roots to spread out and grow while spring rains bring needed moisture. B...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 15
Stunning Luxury View Home in Washougal is Under Contract  My latest group of  buyers wanted to find the perfect family retreat. A home large enough to house two couples - including the wife's mom and dad. Plus, with college age children, they hoped to locate a spot with amenities to make it a des...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultants
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 7
Who Saves the Commission?One of the most common reasons buyers want to deal directly with the seller is because they feel they can save the commission.  It’s a valid consideration but interestingly, it’s the same reason the seller isn’t employing an agent; they feel they can save the commission. ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 11
I don't play golf, but I recently did regretably have to turn down tickets to to practice days at the Masters because Donald couldn't get off work. He would loved to watch and I would have loved to have a piminto cheese sandwich and maybe an egg salad sandwich too. But if it's your thing there ar...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
Comments 2
Homes In Mill St. Condos Warwick, RIVieo active homes in Mill Place Condos, Reed Street Warwick.Considering putting your  on the market?  Check what your home is Mill Street Condosis worth.This complex has a lot to offer:These are suitable condos at great prices in a convenient location. They are...
By Konnie Mac McCarthy, Associate Broker - VA & MD
Comments 3
Make way... baby rant coming through!!         So, last night I am out and about, my phone lights up...!  "You Got A Seller Lead From Trulia!"  Whoo Hoo...I just bought an advertising package with Trulia, and cool, it's working!       I contact the lead, seems like a nice guy.  He begins to tell ...