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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 52
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 0
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 ...
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 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 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...
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 Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 24
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 Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 7
 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 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 Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 9
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 Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultants
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 5
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 Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 28
When I write my market reports, I often provide the average and median sale price of properties.Those numbers are often different and buyers should understand why: Average Sales Price: All sales are added together and divided by the number of sales. Median Sales Price: All sales are lined up from...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 12
MyLA311 is the fastest way to tap into City of Los Angeles information and services.  With MyLA311 you can:  * “Submit Service Request”= request the City’s services: graffiti removal, pothole repair, bulky-item pickup, etc.  * Pay your L.A. Water and Power Bill. * “Find City Info” helps you to f...
By Larry Brewer, Nashville Real Estate
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
Comments 1
I'm seeing a lot of new clients who are planning to retire in Nashville. Some have already purchased a home that will serve as a second home until they are finished the the final stage of the work career, but they are already claiming Tennessee as their primary residence. The reasons are many, bu...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
Comments 7
Yountville Weekly Real Estate Updatefor all Yountville listings current available, go to Yountville Real Estate for saleMedian prices, average days on marketcurrent for sale             14,   med price $982,000, avg days on market 142current sale pendings   3,   med price $699,000, avg days on ma...
By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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Country Club neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in April 2015.Many of the homes in the Country Club neighborhood have a view of Los Verdes Country Club and since the neighborhood is near the top of the hills there are also gorgeous view of the ocean, Catal...
By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
Comments 1
As I was driving through Groveland, Florida today I noticed something that I had never really noticed before: Groveland Florida is in need of office space. Yeah, you can easily find office/warehouse space at the Hunt Industrial Park or the Christopher C. Ford Commerce Park in Groveland. You can e...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 4
Exploring Elkhart County, Indiana - Middlebury, 46540.The first settlers arrived in 1832 to the area.  Enoch Woodbridge was reported as the first settler, who came from Middlebury, VT and named the town "Middlebury". It is now nestled in Indiana's Amish Country, 35 miles east of South Bend; 130 m...
By Rose Osman
(John Aaroe Group )
Comments 4
  76 Ranchero Road, Bell Canyon, CA 91307 - Listed for $1,374,999  My first Sunday open was scheduled for this spectacular Bell Canyon view home:  I had photo box advertising in the L A Times, I had mailed out open house invitations to the neighborhood, I'd blogged and posted a...