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By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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October 2014 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui Real Estate October 3, 2014 - If you want to get busy in real estate, plan a vacation October 3, 2014 - September 2014 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate October 4, 2014 - Silent Saturday - outdoor shower with a view - Haiku M...
By Norm Padula, JD, GRI, CDPE, GRI, CDPE ~ Presence,Persistence & Perseverance
(Allison James Estates & Homes)
Comments 22
4926 Monongahela Street, San Diego, California MLS# 140044937 is now under contract! Representing the buyers, we secured this fully remodeled home in less than 12 hours for our qualified buyers. We saved them over $50,000 from what they would have paid without our assistance and advice!   Are you...
By Scott Larson, Park City, Utah Real Estate News
(Glenwild Realty)
Comments 9
Snyder's Mill  is part of the larger  Silver Springs community in Park City and remains one of the most popular subdivisions in town for  primary homeowners.  Most homes here range from  around  $550,000 to the upper six figures with an occasionl  home over $1  million. Snyder's Mill has a differ...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 8
Wow! I just got this from Jeremy W. This really makes me proud to work with Nesbitt Realty.   Howdy Mr. Nesbitt– I wanted to take a moment to highlight the exceptional service I received from one of your agents, Ben Fornshell. Within a few hours of emailing Ben, we made an appointment to meet the...
By Jim Cramer, A Preferred Professional
(EXIT Preferred Realty)
Comments 1
Open House - 11/1/14 from 1:00 to 3:00 Shippensburg PA 47 Cleversburg Road with a Must see Kitchen! #NewKitchenCleversburg  #JimCramerRealtor #RentToOwn Rent to Own - This charming brick colonial built in mid to late 1800's is priced to sell. Kitchen has been newly renovated this fall #NewKitchen...
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 Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Beautiful Day To Take In Some Color     The temperatures are dropping a bit this week and we are expecting rain tomorrow, and that is much needed. While getting some things fixed before the rain, I couldn't help but notice that the trees are changing colors. This is just one of the trees I saw ...
By Lainie Ramsey, Lake Texoma Expert
(The Homes By Lainie Team)
Comments 5
251 Kennon Lane in Pottsboro is $167,500!   This bright 3BR 1.1BA on FOUR GORGEOUS ACRES is ready! The home features a large living room with free-standing wood stove, large open kitchen with breakfast bar and breakfast nook with bay window, a handy half-bath in the master bedroom, and a HUGE uti...
By Laura Filip RE/MAX UTOPIA | Whitesboro Tx 76273 903-271-4978, Your locally owned RE/MAX OFFICE WHITESBORO TX
(RE/MAX UTOPIA Whitesboro Tx 76273, Serving all of Texoma )
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We live in a world of professionals and specialists.   "One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know."  John Kenneth Galbraith   We live in a world of professionals and specialists. You, no doubt, have a doctor, an attorney, an accountant and a dentist. I'd like t...
By Lainie Ramsey, Lake Texoma Expert
(The Homes By Lainie Team)
Comments 1
Look at this wonderfully roomy mobile home on a large lot close to Lake Texoma! The affordability of this home makes it perfect as that second home, vacation lake house, weekend getaway, etc.   The $$$ you'll save on your lake house will afford you more $$$ for lake toys! Check out some of these ...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 1
  Grand Opening This Weekend Of Cobblestone Estates - Richmond Homes In Castle Rock Cobblestone Estates   Grand Opening Of Cobblestone Estates - Richmond Homes In Castle Rock New Homes In Castle Rock Co Prices from $300s   Homes & Community Features: Prices from the upper $300s 2180 - 3050 SF 2 -...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 1
  Now Pre-Selling:  Coal Creek Crossing Ranch Patio Homes Coal Creek Crossing   Now Pre-Selling Coal Creek Crossing Ranch Patio Homes - Minutes South Of Boulder New Homes In Superior Co Prices from upper $400s   Homes & Community Features: 53 luxury ranch-style patio homes Five unique floor plans...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
Comments 1
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561: U.S. jobless rate falls to 6-year low: 5.9% The good news for real estate: More people with jobs means more home sales. The bad news: Mortgage rates, notably ARMs, will probably rise over the next year. Read more. Homes in Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 with buyer rebates...
By Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent, RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.
(RVA Home Team)
Comments 47
Real Estate Horror Picture Show: Would You Like Asbestos with Your Popcorn? You have decided to sell your property and the process starts out innocently enough. You research and select a Richmond VA Realtor, sign the listing agreement, and declutter to the point that your house looks like a model...
By Alex Yeager
(Fidelity Real Estate - St. George Utah)
Comments 3
Providing further evidence that unscrupulous people come from all walks of life: a New York judge ruled yesterday that Donny Deutsch, from ‘The Big Idea’ on CNBC, scammed his Realtor out of a commission worth approximately $1.2 million. Ouch! According to online reports, Justice Charles Raymos n...
By Tom Braatz, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
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                                  Looking for  Waukesha County Commercial Real Estate Companies or Commercial real estate agents in Waukesha County Wisconsin? Call me Tom Braatz (click for profile links) I would love to have the chance to tell you how I approach Commercial and Investment real es...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,
Comments 82
Emails between brokers/agents may become a binding contract in Texas according to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act(UETA). Yes, based upon a broad definition of an electronic record, and electronic signatures, real estate contracts entered via email may be enforceable assuming the parties h...
By Joe Neuah, Doing Real Estate with Passion!!
(Rodeo Realty)
Comments 1
Reputation for Halloween > Halloween’s origins date returning to the ancient Celtic (Irish) event of Samhain (pronounced sow-in); which was celebrated in the night of October 31st. > The Celts thought that the ghosts of this lifeless returned to earth in addition to causing trouble and damaging c...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Above and Beyond, Half a Million Beyond. Our friend Jared asked  me to tell about a time when we have gone above and beyond this month At first I was at a loss, wondering if I should tell about some of the renters that we have gone far beyond what should be required by a landlord, sometimes willi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 31
Energy Cost Savings for Homeowners Heating and cooling costs can eat through your savings unless you take steps to ensure your home is energy efficient. If you do decide to make an investment in becoming more energy efficient, in the long run, the savings you reap will potentially pay for the cos...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 6
Kim Erzinger, the Real Estate Broker that Gets The Job Done! I first met Kim 14 years ago when we bought a home in Almond Wisconsin through one of his agents, our agent could not be there for the closing so Kim showed up. Kim is a worker, and he shows up when others take the day off, and his know...