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By Capt. Bob & Kelly Davies, Waterfront Experts
(Allison James Estates & Homes)
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Looking to buy a waterfront home in Southwest Florida?  There are some things that you should take into consideration that are not common knowledge and many people do not think about.     Want to be on the best water with the best view?  Keep in  mind that in many Florida coastal destinations, th...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Chicago IL West Ridge or West Rogers Park Real Estate The area of Chicago IL called West Rogers Park or By Realtors "West Ridge" is a having great success continuing it's Real Estate Sales even though the Holiday season gets closer. This beautiful community has so many of the houses that fit unde...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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These two loan programs each have their place in your business. When do you know which one is the best for your client?  FHA 203k typically is for lower credit scores or clients with smaller down payments or both. Loan limits in many Bay Area Counties is up to $625,500 for a SFR and over $1.2MM f...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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Homes for Sale Fargo | Downtown   Downtown Fargo is a neighborhood in Fargo, North Dakota. Downtown Fargo is 0.810 square miles in total land area. The population is 4,881 with a population density of 6,028 people per square mile. The zip code for the area is 58102 and 58103.   The median househo...
By Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
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Virginia is a Wet Settlement State and NO, that does not mean there are adult beverages at settlement, although sometimes I think that might be a fine idea... A wet settlement means the money is there and that there is a law in place that limits how much time can elapse between the signing of the...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes in Bridgewood in Houston TX Interested in finding Homes in Bridgewood in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your home in Bridgewood?   Country Estate Homes Bridgewood is one of the 100 subdivisions located in Hunters Creek Village that is rated as the 5th wealthiest location in Texas by per Cap...
By Manny Rosa, New Construction - Union & Essex Counties, NJ
(Rosa Agency)
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We're proud to report another successful Bank of America Short Sale, a newer 2-family home in the historic Forest Hill section of Newark, NJ.   This 2-family home was built just over a decade ago.  It featured central air/heat, separate utilities, built in garage, paver driveway, fenced yard 5 b...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Happy Thanksgiving from Timber Pines!   Timber Pines residents are ready to gobble it all up this Thanksgiving holiday!  Once again they have demonstrated their community spirit and have decorated their community for the upcoming holiday! It sure looks nice!   Timber Pines is a 55+ community in S...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes in Bunker Hill Gardens in Houston TX Interested in finding Homes in Bunker Hill Gardens in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your home in Bunker Hill Gardens?   Luxury Homes Bunker Hill Gardens is a quiet and comfortable neighborhood of 14 single family homes with a current population of 66 pe...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes in Buckingham Court in Houston TX Interested in finding Homes in Buckingham Court in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your home in Buckingham Court?   Luxury Homes Buckingham Court is a small and friendly neighborhood of 7 single family homes that was established in the 1950's. Old homes that...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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    On this Thanksgiving Day, forget the sales and Black Friday tomorrow.  Rather take the time to relax and enjoy your friends and family.   I am sure all the food will be delicious.  Enjoy it.... but remember that enjoying a meal with people you care about anytime is good reason to give thanks...
By Amy Kilcoyne, Bringing Buyers and Sellers Together
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  5-10 acres of land can make for the perfect South Florida horse property. Most homes with 5-10 acres are located in west Davie or Southwest Ranches, FL. The size and price for a home situated on 5 acres+ lot come in a wide range. South Florida horse properties with 5-10 acre lots located in Dav...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Risky Wednesday If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. Thomas Aquinas. This little fella was leading his humans to Keewadin Island near Naples, Florida.  Clearly the dog is willing to take a little risk. He was there the whole way, even throu...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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      Unity on the Bay, the large all inclusive church in Edgewater with a fantastic waterfront piece of real estate wants to sell most of its parking lot. At one point the church was in talks with two developers to purchase about two-thirds of the congregation's large surface parking lot along 2...
By Joseph O'Saben
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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High 51  Low 31  Clear   "Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies." - Charles E. Jefferson...   Al says - Did you know? -                Line dancing was -                started by women -                waiting to use the bathroom...   Toy Hall of Fame - This year's ...
By Mindy & Jay Robbins, Expect Excellence from Robbins Real Estate
(Robbins Real Estate)
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  Featured Home of the Day! Click the PLAY button to watch the virtual tour of this great, one-story home in Irving, Texas.. Built in 2007, this brick home has great curb appeal and a beautiful, lush-green yard. Neutral colors throughout the home framed by impeccable crown molding offers a blank ...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio Real Estate Specialist
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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I took this photo on the edge of  Mount Vernon, Ohio near the Mount Vernon Nazarene University and the high school ball fields.  The sky color was so spectacular and looked like it ws filled with rainbow colors across the horizon.  I shot nearly a dozen  super colorful photos over the 20 minutes ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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It’s Opening Day in Carlsbad…Almost   Opening Day is here again.   No, not baseball, but for Christmas Tree Farms in Carlsbad.   Thanksgiving Day, or sometimes Black Friday, seems to be the traditional Opening Day for those shopping for a Christmas tree, although some open on December 1.    I ra...
By Robert Lei, Sunnyvale Cupertino Santa Clara, Palo Alto Mountain View Saratoga Campbell
(Century 21 (SUNNYVALE, CA) - (408) 893-2410)
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Monday, September 29, 2014 Fun Facts about the Santa Clara Unified School District Attendance Boundaries   Fun Facts about the Santa Clara Unified School District Attendance Boundaries   Posted under: General Area in Santa Clara, Schools in Santa Clara, In My Neighborhood in Santa Clara  |  Septe...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes in Blalock Lake Estates in Houston TX Interested in finding Homes in Blalock Lake Estates in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your home in Blalock Lake Estates?   Country Estate Homes Blalock Lake Estates is an exclusive neighborhood in Piney Point Village that ranks as one of the most desira...