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By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 150
Over the last ten years I've heard the same complaints repeatedly. Over and over again I try and explain to my friends, family, customers and clients why we agents do the things we do. I can't say my opinions are the voice of all 1 million agents across the industry, but I suspect many of them ha...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 60
HR 5771 - Good News for Home Owners          HR 5771 just passed through the Senate and was already approved by the House.  With a penstroke by the President it will be official.  At this point that's a formality.  While there are quite a few things included in HR 5771, there are 2 areas of inter...
By Kelly Young, Colorado Springs Real Estate ~ 719-226-0126
(The Platinum Group Realtors)
Comments 39
Driving home today I was listening to an interview on NPR with Garth Brooks.  He was talking about going home to Oklahoma and realizing that he did not know his 3 young daughters very well and they did not really know their Dad.  At that time he decided to step aside from his music career and be ...
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)
Comments 6
  Heavy Sacramento Rains Brings Water Damage   All this rain in the Sacramento Region is a good thing in so many ways. The drought is not over, we need a whole lot more of this before that can change. The rains do bring surprises that have gone unnoticed for years. In the years when the rain is j...
By Judy C Jennings, Broker Associate in Plymouth County MA
(William Raveis Real Estate)
Comments 4
  I'm feeling a bit like a kid in a candy store discovering all the fabulous tools that William Raveis Real Estate offers to me as a broker in their firm. The best part is that these tools translate into MAJOR benefits for my buyer and seller clients. For example, you can sign up for a monthly ho...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 6
  Here is some great news for the home owner!  Hope this transfers into 2015.   Thank you John Meussner for keeping us updated.   HR 5771 - Good News for Home Owners          HR 5771 just passed through the Senate and was already approved by the House.  With a penstroke by the President it will b...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 3
Whether it's your annual Christmas season travel plans or that Summer time get-away, millions of Americans travel all over the Country and the Globe to enjoy their hard earned vacations. But what about your house? How do you make sure your home is the same as when you left it when you return? He...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 27
According the Huffington Post not all states are created equal when it comes to public health.  Four of the top ten healthiest states are in the Northeast.   #7 - New Hampshire.  Smoking done, graduations up and drug deaths done. #4 - Connecticut.  Exercise up and cancer deaths down. #3 - Massach...
By Mark Murad
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
    SUMMARY   The current inventory level for South Riding decreased to 39 active listings. With 4 listings and 5 homes which went under contract last week last week. 3 homes sold and went to record with average days on the market of 86 and average net sales price of 97.4%. Looking back over the ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 10
Beacon Point in Aurora CO – Homes For Sale December 2014   Beacon Point is such a great place to live in Aurora, Colorado.  Adjacent to the Aurora Reservoir, Beacon Point offers exciting amenities and activities all year long such as sailing, fishing, hiking, playing tennis, working out in the st...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
What does it really mean when your Winnetka or North Shore home is under contract?  Do you celebrate with a nice bottle of wine?  As a seller, do you start packing in earnest?  Are the showings finally over?  As a buyer, is the house really yours now? I have found in my many years in real estate ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 25
Willoughby Golf Club Stuart December 2014 Market Update There are currently 14 homes on the market in the Willoughby Golf Club, ranging in price from $295,000 to $825,000.  The average price is $459,550 which equates to a price per sq. ft. of living area is $162.61.  There are no distressed sales...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
Comments 2
Florida’s projected 2015 budget surplus nears $1B   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Dec. 16, 2014 – The surplus for next year's state budget is nearing $1 billion, giving lawmakers more room to bankroll their priorities as well as Gov. Rick Scott's call for additional tax cuts and record per-student school ...
SUMMARY     The current inventory level for Stone Ridge remained at 19 active listings. There were no new listings, no homes receiving contracts and no homes reported sold last week.   Click HERE for entire post...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 15
  JUST SOLD in Historic Downtown Clermont FLClermont FL buyers looking for a home under $100,000 missed out on this home located in the heart of Downtown Clermont FL as it is JUST SOLD and closed courtesy of Beth Atalay with Cam Realty and Property Management.After many offers, there was one that...
By Amy Boehm, Your Realtor For Life
(Keller Williams Realty - Boerne Hill Country)
Comments 5
Recently in Boerne, we have had several break ins which were not noticed by the neighbors, because people just aren't home during the day and during the holiday season your home can be even more exposed to being broke in with Christmas lights beckoning. Getting to know your neighbors especially t...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
Comments 5
No matter what time of the year you leave home, these are good tips!  I always do most of these when travelling.  No point in making it obvious that you are gone.  I also have a neighbot move the car in the driveway.  We do the same when they are away.  It keeps them guessing.  Whether it's your ...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
Comments 0
Howard Colorado Weather on December 20, 2014    Good Morning Howard Colorado and Down Valley Residents!   At 5:05 a.m. the temperature is 24° and clear. Our high today is expected to be 48° and cloudy.  Tonight's temperature will be 26° and partly cloudy.   Winds are coming from the NW at 13 mph...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
Comments 0
Salida Colorado Weather on December 20, 2014  Good Morning Salida!     At 5:25 am we are at 22° and clear. Our high today is expected to be 47° and cloudy.   Tonight's temperature will be 24° and partly  cloudy.   Winds are coming from the NNW at 15 mph. Later today, they will come from the W at...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 22
The Christmas Boat Parade in Newport Beach began last night and will run through December 21, 2014. Newport Harbor looked so festive driving by, and there is a TON of traffic. I have been in this traffic for the past two nights, and it is really stop and go. And I am thinking it is going to be wo...