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By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
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Moving is never an easy thing to do.  Children's fears about moving can sometimes be overlook with all of  the chaos of closing, packing and planning.  Talk to your children and take a minute to evaluate how your children are doing.  Below are some tips that might help them with the moving proces...
By Kelly Groth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Today, we shall focus on inexpensive improvements that will make your home more enjoyable to live in and increase its salability in the future.   When not in the middle of a drought, #1 is Landscaping. A well-manicured yard always adds value and salability. Typically, you will recoup 100% of the ...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Lago Vista Country Club Golf Course The course originally opened as a 9-hole facility in 1971 to help promote lot sales in the young, unincorporated neighborhoods that make up the city of Lago Vista today. Shortly thereafter, under the guidance of course designer Leon Howard, the course was renov...
By John McCormack,, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty *
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Are You Looking For An Albuquerque or Rio Rancho NM Realtor?                               Are you looking for a Albuquerque, Rio Rancho NM REALTOR® to assist you with your real estate needs?  Simply contact  John McCormack.  Put his knowledge and years of real estate experience to work for you. ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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3 Secret Ingredients for Great Hunting Land! Deer like most wildlife species spend most of their time in what we call Edge areas. These Edge areas are basically the place where the Three Essentials of all Wildlife Habitat exist, Food, Water, and Cover. If you understand these essentials and how t...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Leading the marketing to have more real estate sales means adjusting the property price. Tweaking the dials to shake it up. Improve the connection. Not waiting for the buyer to one by one chip away at a tad over priced listing in the inventory. When the market value shifts, tilts, slides sideways...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Paladar in Vienna, VA – Client Appreciation Event This is a follow up post to Thankful Thursday – Client Appreciation Event. We held our event to thank our clients for their business at Paladar in Vienna. Paladar is a restaurant I’ve frequented since it opened and have always enjoyed their food a...
By Steve Wilhelmy
(Keller Williams Classic Realty Northwest)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Anoka MN Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Champlin MN Homes for Sale Anoka & Champlin Riverfront Homes   Wilhelmy Homes Keller Williams Classic Realty Northwest 612-326-1910 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 4536956   Licensed In:MN License #:20586788 ...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
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Newport Beach Water Conservation | Dealing with the Drought in Newport Beach, CA In 2009  the Newport Beach City Council adopted permanent water conservation requirements.  The water conservation requirement is that Newport Beach residents and business owners are required to stop using  water to ...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Leander One Story Home For Sale Cul-de-sac home in a great neighborhood & location! 4bd/2ba open floor plan with huge backyard. Front bedroom w/french doors, can also be office~spacious entry w/rounded archways that flows into the family room. Master has giant walk-in closet, spacious bathrm w/cl...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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Just Sold! This Lovely home in Emerald Lakes in Long Pond PA     With this home being located within a short distance to the Lake and the Beach it was sure to find a new owner quickly and it did.   Dawn Kephart relisted this home from our Expired Farming and got the Seller to where she wanted to...
By Lainie Ramsey, Lake Texoma Expert
(The Homes By Lainie Team)
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296 Hacienda Drive in Tanglewood Hills Country Club is a super spacious 2BR 3.1BA with two living areas, skylights, a sunroom, a 24x24 garage, covered patio, and more!   Click HERE to watch a TOUR VIDEO of the property! Call us today at 903-200-4988 to learn more and to schedule a showing!       ...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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Should You Have an Inspection Performed on Your New Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area Home Purchase? The simple answer is YES. I recommend that you should ALWAYS have inspections performed on your Raleigh, Cary, Apex area home purchase. Typical inspections here in the Raleigh, Cary, Apex area include, but...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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View the Tour $135,000 will buy you this spacious Apple Valley ranch home which bonus living space with a finished attic space and partially finished walkout lower level. Take a closer look at this home by clicking on 318 Floralwood Drive at the Apple Valley Lake in Knox County Ohio and you will...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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Many property owners at the Apple Valley Lake would love to acquire the adjoining lot to their property but many simply don't know how to make this happen.  We have a solution and we have a system in place specifically for those who want help making this type of Apple Valley Lake lot purchase.  J...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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Tips on what to do after selling your home by Abernethy is a pertinent Active Rain article to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down for the reblog. You’ve sold your house: Escrow has closed, and you’ve handed your keys to the new owners. But while the deal is done, you have a few more things to d...
By Mark Murad
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I wanted to provide a mid week update for Stone Ridge. there are currently 33 homes for sale. No homes new to the market.  No homes received a contract.  No homes were reported sold.  I will provide a more details in next week's Weekly Update.
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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  View the Tour $130,000 will buy you this spacious and stylish Apple Valley home with finished bonus living space the lower level.  You will be impressed with the quality and layout of this home because it has a light and airy floor plan and the kitchen is spectacular!!! Take a closer look at th...
By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge
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Less is more! There is a lot to learn from the utility of small designs. I am fascinated by this concept! I just listed and sold a small home near the Purchaser's family. As a first time buyer, location and affordability trumped size. Size? That can be tackled on the next home!  Tiny House Is A M...
By Claudia S. Nelson, Local Expert Making a Difference!
(Keller Williams Realty )
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Rollingwood Village Townhouse for Rent Excellent Location, by Claudia S. Nelson with Keller Williams Realty    3404 Longbow Ct.  Woodbridge VA 22192    FOR RENT  Excellent Location, Close to EVERYTHING     Rollingwood Village Woodbridge VA      3 Level Townhouse  2 Full Baths  2 Half Baths Spacio...