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By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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In January my husband to called to say our storage building was on fire and he'd called the fire department.  When I arrived home there was nothing left but a bit of the frame and years of history were lost.  You would think that "if it's in storage" it's not something you use, but that wasn't tr...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
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A Real Estate Broker or Real Estate Agent is a person who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real estate/real property and attempts to find sellers who wish to sell and buyers who wish to buy. In the United States, the relationship was originally established by reference to the...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Disposing of Holiday Trash   Now that all the gifts under the tree have been opened and the trash has been cleaned up be careful how you dispose of boxes. Do not advertise what Santa brought you for Christmas, especially when its high ticket items like a big screen TV. I’m a big believer in recyc...
By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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December in Crystal Beach Florida means sunshine and blue skies and that is exactly what we have today! I started my day with a quiet walk through our little seaside community in a short sleeve shirt and am now blogging on the balcony in barefeet since it is 80 degrees out right now! While some m...
By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
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Capitol View Park was Montgomery County's First Historic District.  This Old Historic Neighborhood is down by the Railroad Tracks and just past Forest Glen in the area of Silver Spring that borders Kensington, Maryland.  In this quiet shaded glen, away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown, you ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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  Just SOLD in the Prairie Lake Reserve in Ocoee FLMy buyers have been anxiously waiting for their new townhome in the Prairie Lake Reserve in Ocoee FL to be completed, though we did not think it would be possible for them to close on their new home before the new year, Park Square Homes made sur...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Howard Colorado Weather on December 29, 2014    Good Morning Howard Colorado and Down Valley Residents!   At 5:25 a.m. the temperature is 18° and snowing. Our high today is expected to be 21° with an 80% chance of snow.  Tonight's temperature will be 4° with an 80% chance of snow.   Winds are co...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Salida Colorado Weather on December 29, 2014  Good Morning Salida!     At 5:45 am we are at 19° and snowing. Our high today is expected to be 22° with an 80% chance of snow.   Tonight's temperature will be 5° with a 60% chance of snow.   Winds are coming from the NNW at 10 mph. Later today, they...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Cotopaxi Colorado Weather on December 29, 2014  Good morning Cotopaxi!   At 5:25 a.m., we are at 19° and  partly cloudy. The expected high is going to be 21° with an 80% chance of  snow showers.   Our overnight low tonight is expected to be 5° with an 80% chance of  snow showers.   Tomorrow's hi...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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Solon, OH Real Estate update - compared to the last week review of the Solon Real Estate market, past week was very quiet and slow. Holiday time!   Here is today's hotsheet for SolonReal Estate sales and rentals. No new listings! SOLON LAND FOR SALE  None SOLON HOMES AND CONDOMINIMUMS FOR SALE  N...
The home is the biggest source of money saving in one’s life with most people. So when selling a home, they not only expect to get the full money back, but also to get as much as possible. However, they often make very simple mistakes when pricing a home and because of these mistakes, they end up...
By John Mosier, Prescott's Patriot Agent & Land Man 928 533-8142
(High Country Realty - Prescott - AZ)
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I am claiming that Prescott and Yavapai County Arizona has the best weather in the whole country. After all, we are one of the few places in the country where we truly have five seasons. (Of course, this is counting our Monsoon Season which generally runs from early July into September.) Here is ...
By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
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 Lake homes for sale in Waukesha County Wisconsin come in many different styles and floor plans, and best of all they are on some beautiful lakes. Waukesha County Lake properties for sale require a knowledge of each lake, and what each Waukesha County Lake property for sale offers in frontage, la...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
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Are Reverse Mortgages For You? You’re at home in Hendersonville, watching TV and trying to unwind, when all of a sudden here comes another baby boomer celebrity, looking into the camera, giving you his most sincere, trustworthy look, then assuring you that a “Reverse Mortgage” really isn’t too go...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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  Selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make, and working with the right realtor to market your home, is another important decision you will make to achieve the best possible benefit.  Selling a home can be a stressful experience, and although you probably have ...
By Katina Hargrove, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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The Lancelot model, home to be built on Equestrian Royal Trails Community with access to Lake Norris. A spacious 2160 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, includes the 1.23 acre. All options in our basic features list plus simulated stone and brick façade, wide open floor plan with...
By Terry Bishop, Earning Your Trust and Confidence...
(Terry Bishop Realty LLC)
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    I am no economist, but I do believe there are direct correlations between different phenomena.  For instance, if I eat a butterscotch sundae, a slice of divine chocolate fudge cake, and a fabulous cheeseburger with cheese oozing out of every crevice – every day, guess what?  I will gain weigh...
By Coastal Estate Team, Bridget Sentz & Carolyn Smith
(RE/MAX Elite)
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Bridget Sentz, Realtor & Carolyn Smith, Realtor ~ Coastal Estate Team – Suntree, FL Real Estate: Just Sold! Gorgeous Executive Pool Home in Suntree Estates! Just Sold this gorgeous Suntree Estates home! The Coastal Estate Team just sold this gorgeous executive pool home, located in the exclusive,...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
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Real Estate Referral Network: All Star Agent Network is proud to present Hugo Sanchez of Chula Vista, California as their All Star Agent of the Day!   ABOUT THE ALL STAR AGENT NETWORK       Join Now!   Welcome to the All Star Agent Network, a public and Google Fed real estate referral network. Al...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
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Real Estate Referral Network: All Star Agent Network is proud to present Matt Holder for Oklahoma City, OK Real Estate Referrals!   ABOUT THE ALL STAR AGENT NETWORK       Join Now!   Welcome to the All Star Agent Network, a public and Google Fed real estate referral network. All Star Agent Networ...