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By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Glenview IL Real Estate Glenview IL is still really active in Real Estate Sales this late in the year. With just about one month more to go in 2014, buying and selling has not slowed down at all. Currently there are 164 single family homes for sale in Glenview IL with a range from 3347 Thornberry...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 2
Immaculate Split Foyer in Bristol TN Just Reduced on 11.24.14   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest ....Immaculate Split Foyer in Bristol TN Just Reduced on 11.24.14   at 119 Edgefield Road in Bristol you will find one of the best buys in Bristol TN!   It's now priced at $169,350 and w...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Los Angeles Times Hot Property Hits The Big Three-0   It’s a special weekend in Los Angeles.   Yes, the sun is shining and the weather has dipped to low temps in the 50s at night. Yes, Fall is here.   Practically perfect, some might say, unless you are a USC football fan.   I digress…   In what s...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
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Here are the most essential tips for Homebuyers: 1. Get a home inspection to evaluate the safety, overall condition of your new home.2. Before you start house hunting, get pre-approved for a mortgage loan.3. Direct all communication with the seller through your real estate agent.4. Get the seller...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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Some Reservoirs in Fairfield County, CT are absolutely beautiful serene spots.   Most reservoirs in the area in Fairfield county are beautiful. Wilton has several beautiful reservoirs - Huckleberry Road (South Norwalk Reservoir) and Pope's Pond. Redding has a huge one - Saugatuck Reservoir. Easto...
By The Marcus Rice Team, Richmond VA Real Estate Services
(Equity First Realty )
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Chimborazo Park - Once the Confederacy's largest hospital As the Confederate's government seat during the Civil War, Richmond also held claim to the Confederacy's largest hospital known as Chimborazo. Dr. James McCaw established Chimborazo Hospital to help ease the burden of ill-equipped medical...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Great Neighborhoods to call Home in Camas, WA Each week, we feature one of the many great neighborhoods nestled in the hills and meadows around Camas, Washington. We think Camas offers a great lifestyle with the charm of small-town living, and access to the big city amenities of nearby Portland, ...
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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Gated Community Home in Bristol TN Just Reduced ...Check Out 130 West Hampton!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ...Gated Community Home in Bristol TN Just Reduced ...Check Out 130 West Hampton!   130 West Hampton is located in the gated community of First Colony and was just ...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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Buying property off the Internet, sight unseen - would you? I sure hope not.   ADVERTISED AS:   Over the years many potential Clients have contacted me regarding selling property they bought off the Internet. Lots or land, sight unseen, with loads of potential promise.   Sure I understand that th...
By Joseph O'Saben
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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High 77  Low 61  Cloudy   "The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest." - William Blake...   Al says - Once you lick the frosting off of a cupcake -                it becomes a muffin... and muffins are healthy. -                You're welcome. :)  ...   Buffalo, NY - The melting has started...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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 Skating by the Sea in San Diego at the Hotel Del Coronado 2014   The ever popular Skating by the Sea at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego returns in 2014 for the 10th consecutive year.     Imagine skating by the sea under a bright blue sky with the sun shining, palm trees waving, and the beaut...
What made you choose the neighbourhood you’re in right now? Did you like how close it was to your job, or was it close to a major transportation hub? Were you drawn in by how many families live on the block, or did you love how many young professionals lived in the area? We all have different rea...
By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties
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Barnstable County real estate activity. How Many homes sold? What is the market like?    When a real estate professional gets a question like one of those above, we need more information to correctly answer. Pros get caught in the purgatory of question-land where we have to decide if the question...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Port St Lucie, FL November 22, 2014 It's official!  The formation of the Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is complete!  It is the culmination of over 33 years of friendship and has become an incredible wedding and merger yesterday in Port St Lucie, FL. That smil...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Staring at the sea in Kihei Maui Hawaii, palm trees and islands So many beaches in Kihei Maui, so little time. It's always sunny on the south shore and you can take your pick of all the beaches and parks. Kamaole III Beach Park is one of my favorites because it's so big, with all these shady tree...
By Mike McCann - Nebraska Land Broker, Nebraska Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700
(Mike McCann - Broker, Based in Kearney & Serving Rural Nebraska)
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This Nebraska Land Broker attended 3 Land auctions this week and in each auction, the final sales price was within 5 or 10% of where I thought it would be. The largest sale was the Eli T Criffield estate sale in Sherman County, NE where 7 quarters of ground where sold on November 20, 2014 by Las...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio Real Estate Specialist
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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View the Tour This Eastmoor Drive hom.  This is a super clean, nice and neat home and it features some nice updates.   If you are in the market for an affordable home in the Knox County Ohio area be sure to click on this link to see all of our available homes.   low maintenance brick home that i...
By Rich Arnold, Realtor - Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Gilbert, Phoenix
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
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3 Bed - Resort Lifestyle in Mountain Park Ranch - Ahwatukee, AZ 85048     Built 1993, 2231 sf, 3 Bedrooms, Office, 2 Baths, ~ $400,000 Open House - Friday - Nov. 21st - 3pm-6pm Open House - Saturday - Nov. 22nd - 12noon-3pm • 3 Bedrooms + Office + Family Room w/Fireplace • Vaulted Ceilings + 18"...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Annual Christmas Parade 2014 in Brooksville, Florida What:  Christmas Parade When:  Saturday, December 14, 2014 Time:  10 AM Where:  Downtown Brooksville, Florida   The 39th Annual Brooksville Christmas Parade sponsored by the Kiwanis is taking place this Saturday beginning from Hernando High and...
By Phyllis Lerner, William Raveis Legends Realty Group
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC)
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So many times tenants forget or do not understand that their "security deposit" held by the landlord is not "prepaid rent"...  and therefore cannot be applied to lets say the last month rent. And while the security deposit is fully refundable it will most certainly be held by the landlord until t...