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By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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515 Main Evanston IL 60202 515 Main in Evanston IL is one and most popular condominium buildings in town with so much to offer for anyone's needs. A highly desired property with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos in a prime location. The units feature a wide variety of floor plans with some homes incl...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Do You Need Bollards Installed in Sacramento?   You may not know what a bollard is by name, but you have surely seen them around town. In Sacramento, we can see many different types and styles installed for a variety of reason. They do serve many purposes, you may have a need for one yourself. ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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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 Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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   YELLOW School is now open in Prince William County and the rest of the country. You would think all drivers would realize and respect the purpose of school speed signs and school bus lights is to protect our children. Quite frequently, offenders will be young mothers with small children in ca...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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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 Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
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    While many people think of Naples as their locale, Bonita Springs Florida, condos in Barefoot Beach is the actual address.  It may seem difficult to grasp this idea considering that they are located in northern Collier County, but even the United States Post Office has given them a Bonita Spr...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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  The Master Planned Community of Kachina Springs…Southern UT Southern Utah’s Kachina Springs in St. George, UT is one of the most exciting parts of Entrada at Snow Canyon. With over 900 acres, this master planned community was designed to fulfill the wants and needs of home buyers who desire the...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Timber cruising in Chippewa County, Wisconsin Great Timber investments in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota.  When considering an investment in Timberland or just a great place to go hunting, it pays to hire an expert in the forestry field.   If you know of anyone looking for an exception crew ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  Different cultures have different traditions that we find practiced throughout our business and we welcome the opportunity to learn about these traditions and the reasons that they are practiced.      Smudging is the generic term used to describe the tradition of what some people call the sacre...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Ladera Heights NW Albuquerque NM 87120 Sold & Closed     Albuquerque Homes Realty and REALTOR® John McCormack are proud to announce they have another Ladera Heights home for sale in NW Albuquerque 87120 sold and closed. The owners of 7119 Marigot CT NW Albuquerque NM 87120 listened and follo...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Great  find at Blackbird Air Park!         If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina De...
By Steven Nickens, R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii
(Island Sotheby's International Realty)
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 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 Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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  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 Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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LISTING PHOTOS Click photo to enlarge Exterior Front Entry Living Area Living Area Living Area Kitchen Master Bedroom Master Bath Pool and Back Yard Entrance to Beach Price: $3,750,000.00 4299 S Atlantic Avenue Ponce Inlet FL, 32127Link to Google™ Map   Type:  Single Family 55+: No Bedrooms:  4 ...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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San Francisco is filled with a gorgeous parks but one of my favorites is the Palace of Fine Arts.  This park has so much beautiful archtecture and is a photographers dream come true.  We did an extensive tour of sites while in San Francisco and had an opportunity to see some of the most amazing p...
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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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 Dana Schimek & Tony Nazario, REALTORS®, Sonoran Dream Homes
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It's probably not a surprise that having a  lower credit score can make it harder to qualify for a mortgage loan for purchasing a new home.     Did you know your credit score also can effect the cost of your homeowner's insurance? Senior financial analysts at CNBC discussed this as "...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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  Moving? The Things You Should Know Moving can be tough for many individuals and families. Whether you’re moving yourself or having a professional mover move you, things can get broken, lost or stolen. Movers showing up late can also change the game up and throw everything off completely. Moving...
By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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Houses For Sale Near Pleasant Valley Elementary School Amarillo TX Pleasant Valley Elementary School4413 River DriveAmarillo, TX 79108 806-326-5000 Find all houses for sale near Pleasant Valley Elementary School.  This is a live feed from the Amarillo Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Open House August 24 from 1 to 3 at 50 Shady Lane in Franklin MA Hosted by Tammy Todaro OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 50 Shady Lane in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $424,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,336 sqftLot: 27,418 sqft Locat...