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By Pam Jank, Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro
(Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty)
Comments 9
It is not unusual to have the question "How much does it cost to build a home" directed at me.   I wish there was a simple answer.   However, it is far from simple. Let's start with the type Floor Plan/Style your home will have.    Do you want: Rancher (one-level home), Rancher wit...
By Donna Graham, Casa Grande Real Estate Agent
(AZ New Horizon Realty)
Comments 0
Buying or Selling!  Hire a Local Real Estate Agent  (Specializing in Short Sales) and a long-time resident of Casa Grande , Arizona , who knows the area and cities in Pinal County . My primary function is to give real estate buyers and sellers all of the information that they need to make an info...
By Kelly Young, Colorado Springs Real Estate ~ 719-226-0126
(The Platinum Group Realtors)
Comments 4
In my love for sports and the fun of being a fan I wanted to make sure and include a helpful hint for this weeks playoff game between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens.  For Raven fans who maybe new(er) to the Colorado Springs area there is a local sports bar where Raven fans meet up to...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 19
Northwestern University Housing So many students are coming back to Evanston IL to start or continue their education. The freshman year the students are required to live on campus but it is expensive and crowded so we find many families want to invest in a condo for their kids. Many of these youn...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
Homes for Sale in The Tiffany Subdivision in Warner Robins GA The Tiffany Subdivision Information If luxury living in a former pecan orchard piques your interest, then a visit to check out the available homes for sale in The Tiffany Subdivision in Warner Robins GA should be high on your list. Thi...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
Comments 0
ABOUT THE ALL STAR AGENT NETWORK   Join Now!     Welcome to the All Star Agent Network, a public, Google Fed, National directory of real estate agents.Lori Ballen, a known Internet marketer is behind this system and is on a personal mission to lead generate for the world of real estate agents. Lo...
By Bobby Bryant
(iBuy Realty: Rethink. Real Estate.)
Comments 0
  Why Buyers Choose iBuy Realty Are you thinking about buying a house within the next 12 month? Well, I encourage you to listen to what I’m about to say. It could save you thousands of dollars.  The landscape of the real estate industry over the last few years has drastically changed. Years ago,...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 2
Search current inventory of 1610 Eberhart Star Ct, Katy TX 77494 Listing Details Price: $169,000 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Square Footage: 1,821 Call Dahl Team Properties at 832-799-7272 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.  Fabulous David Weekly home with 3 bedrooms, 2 ba...
By Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent, RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.
(RVA Home Team with Jefferson Properties)
Comments 75
No Thanks, I Can't Take the Commission. You Keep it! Last year I had the pleasure of working with an out of town client in selling a Richmond VA property they had inherited. The home had not been lived in for years, so I spent a lot of time doing pre-listing work, such as scheduling a cleanin...
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 6
Golf Course Home For Sale in Bristol TN Just Reduced To $349,850! 8.19.14   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH IN BRISTOL TN 8.19.14   Check out the latest news ....Golf Course Home For Sale in Bristol TN Just Reduced To $349,850! 8.19.14   4 Fairway in Bristol TN was just reduced to $349,850!     Click on t...
By Steven Nickens, R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii
(Island Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 0
 Aloha, and welcome to Ho'olei Maui     Wailea Resort Luxury Condominiums in Ho'olei Wailea Maui.   Wailea Resort is a world class island destination, and Hoolei offers endless sun-soaked days enjoying the Hawaiian sun and unrivaled pristine beaches. Welcome to Hoolei Wailea, offering lux...
By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Century 21 New Millenium)
Comments 1
$180,000, 2Bd/1Ba Condo, 1200 sqft.     June Piper-Brandon | Century 21 New Millennium | 410-292-0100 1505 Lowell Ct, Crofton, MD 21114 Crofton Area Condo 2Bd/1Ba Condo   $180,000 Year Built 1978 Sq Footage 1200 sqft. Bedrooms 2 Beds Bathrooms 1 Bath Floors 1 Parking 1 Off street Laundry In Unit...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
Comments 0
    The Pebblebrooke Lakes Naples, Florida homes for sale might be a great place to start if someone is looking for a new residence in a gated development in northeast Collier County that does not have a golf course.  The community is located off Immokalee Road just west of Collier Boulevard (Hwy...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 3
  Wordless Wednesday - Pennsylvania Countryside and Farms     Driving through Pennsylvania's countryside, you see many different farms and country properties with various terrain.  Some are valleys, some mountains, other areas have lakes and ponds and even streams and woods.  The sunsets are ...
By Brian Heckman, Brian Heckman- Florida Mortgage Lender
(The Heckman Group)
Comments 1
You spent precious time looking for that perfect home, you have just moved in and recently finished unpacking all your possessions. You're finally starting to settle in! Then a chainsaw hacking, carving through a tree shreds your peaceful bliss. Oh, didn't you know? You made the mistake o...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 31
Friends, Relatives, Co-Workers, Strangers and Others in Real Estate   They seem to come out of the woodwork   Where they were once silent…   They have opinions   They speak with a high level of expertise   They know more than you, and in fact, they know more than anyone else.   Your friends   You...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
Comments 0
This is a 1.49 acre building lot located on Puckerbrush Road in Campton, New Hampshire.   This wooded parcel is on a paved road with; underground utilities, easy site work, and with some cutting offers a view of the New Hampshire White Mountains.   You can conveniently walk to West Branch Brook ...
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 11
Adding Ornamental Grass To Your Landscape Can Make a Big Difference in Curb Appeal!    Curb appeal is huge when trying to sell a property and ...Adding Ornamental Grass To Your Landscape Can Make a Big Difference in Curb Appeal!    Check out the photo below ...it's just one of many that you c...
By David Popoff, Realtor & Property Manager, Fairfield County, Ct.
(DMK Real Estate & Property Mgmt)
Comments 0
Tenant/Landlord Rent to Income Ratio. Many landlords depend on many factors when considering tenants such as: Credit History and Score. Background checks. Rent to Income Ratio. Debt to Income Ratio. When it comes to the Rent to Income Ratio many landlords will use the 30% rule of allowing thirty ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 5
The Mighty Untouchables at the Last TGIF Concerts in the Parks in Carlsbad   Summer is coming to an end, at least for the free TGIF Concerts in the Parks in Carlsbad, one of the most popular things to do here in the summer.   The 9 free TGIF concerts on consecutive Friday nights in 4 of Carlsbad’...