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By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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  Just SOLD!  Brick Home in Bangor Area, Eastern Pennsylvania                                                                                                                     A brick home was just SOLD in the Bangor area in Eastern Pennsylvania.  Although the home needs work, it has solid bone...
By David J. Bell, REALTOR , e-PRO , CHSA, CEA
(Munguia Group Properties)
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www.DFWExpertAdvisors.com   Do you consider a person a real estate professional, a trusted expert advisor, if they remind you of Daylight Savings Time? Or would you rather that person not only be ON TOP OF THE CURRENT REAL ESTATE MARKET, but also be AHEAD OF THE MARKET?    We have access to "Comi...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Just in case you did not know there is hope Spring is on its way! The first sign is Daylight savings. I personally am not  a big fan of these time changes. I prefer to live it one way or another.... Never the less it is time to think about the change! This will affect your Open House visits for s...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Time to vote!  Please vote for Barbara at the link below!   I've met Barbara at some of our AR Meetups in Palm Beach County and she is worth the few minutes it will take for you to click on the link! Barbara knows the area well and I know that if I were looking for property in Vero Beach, I would...
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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Just Reduced Home For Sale in Bristol TN 2.5.15 …Check Out 5060 Highway 421!   REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE!   Check out the latest news ....Just Reduced Home For Sale in Bristol TN 2.5.15 …Check Out 5060 Highway 421!   This great property is now priced at $289,850!   Click on the PHOTO above to see w...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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  How Do You Seek Real Estate Help? Google, Facebook or Ask a Friend?I must admit, Google is my best friend when I’m seeking answers to;-Self diagnosis- Perhaps it’s just me but I check my symptoms on Google and no matter what it is, chances are someone else already asked the question. -Real Esta...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
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Most everyone in this business knows that most of the money made in this business isn't from helping buyers and sellers with houses, it's making money off of Realtor advertising dollars. Zillow and Trulia are on the forefront of this very subject as you read this. Their primary existence is predi...
By Diane M. Phillips Realtor 443-286-4365, Specializing in Carroll Co., MD
(Frankly Real Estate Inc.)
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Military Relocation Professional (MRP)   When you receive your PCS the clock starts. You need to move soon and sell your current house even sooner. As a Military Relocation Professional (MRP), I understand your unique situation and have the knowledge to make the most of every transaction, selling...
By Matthew DeFede, Specializing in Bergen & Essex County Real Estate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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News Release: This East Manchester Home on Minot Street 03109 has SOLD and is now CLOSED this March 2015.  The Listing Agent SCOTT GODZYK of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is proud to announce the home went under contract and soon closed. With so many Buyers looking for homes, WE COULD SELL YOUR...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Ok, here is the latest penthouse sale at 321 Ocean Drive in South Beach topping out at $3,100 per square foot. You get a gorgeous glass box in a very desirable area directly on the beach. Another bennie is the fact that this is a small building with very few neighbors. That alone is worth a lot t...
By Troy Erickson, Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor
(Diverse Solutions Realty www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com)
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In March of 2009, the federal government created a program called the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). The whole intent behind implementing this program was to help homeowners who were underwater, or owed more on their mortgage than their home is currently worth, refinance at a lower mor...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
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Do You Sell Real Estate on a Daily Basis?  Why You Should Not Try to Sell Your House on Your Own!   This is not a stock purchase, airline ticket or vacation.  This is your life and your future, and the repercussions of a bad or uneducated move could be costly.  Very costly!   There are abundant ...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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As all of my current listings in the area are under contract or have been sold I have FOR SALE signs available to list you home for the coming spring market. Soon there will be flowers  showing there petals, the snow will be gone and because of the shortage of inventory and the spring market will...
By Cathleen Connolly
( Long & Foster, Manassas VA)
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Have you ever had to pay for something twice due to a failed Do-It-Yourself attempt?  I have and now I have another story to share with my clients.   I recently purchased a new cell phone cover and discovered my new case didn't allow the charger head to be fully seated into the port.  Being thrif...
By Jeffrey Ditri, New York City Residential Rental Specialist
(JAD Realty Group, LLC.)
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  We all have that one friend who somehow has the perfect apartment in the hottest neighborhood, yet pays way under market rate. While staring through the window of your tiny place, you wonder: how the heck did they find it? Sure, there’s a lot of luck involved, but what if there was a way to in...
By Kale Hassan
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
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Many sellers prefer to provide a credit to a buyer for items such as worn out carpet, painting, appliances, counters, etc. The idea makes sense, since a buyer can choose the items/colors themselves. The challenge is the majority of buyers can't envision the finished product, plus, the cost of the...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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February 2015 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui Real Estate February 1, 2015 - January 2015 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate February 3, 2015 - Aloha and Thank You Everyone - 1,000,000 points! (members only) February 4, 2015 - Wordless Wednesday - test drive a Tesla in Wa...
By Sam Marji
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Have you ever wondered what are the top 3 reasons why real estate deals fall apart? I have found from experience that even after a deal is signed you are never in the clear. Here are my top 3 reasons why real estate deals fall apart. 1. Poor Financing The home buyer must obtain a mortgage to fina...
By Sandy Wallace, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty - Santa Cruz CA)
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Seabright is a very popular neighborhood in Santa Cruz CA.   Why is Seabright such a great place to live? Well to start with it has one of the largest white sandy beaches. This beach has life guards in the summer time, they allow dogs on a leash and bonfires at night. Seabright State Beach starts...