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By Ron Trzcinski
(Zenith Realty)
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Realty Workshops: Educate First, Then Buy or Sell Do not blindly enter the real estate market.  Ron Trzcinski will provide the knowledge and training that you need to buy or sell a home. Real Estate Seminars and Workshops From an individual consultation to a conference room group, Ron Trzcinski w...
By Cynthia Larsen, Sonoma County Real Estate Broker
(Safe Haven Realty)
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Understanding the inherent danger of an attached garage     About three weeks ago, I was at a gas station paying way too much for gas when I noticed a mushroom cloud about a mile away. The lady pumping gas across from me asked me if I had heard the explosion. I hadn't, I had been driving at t...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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  Judi Barrett | Integrity Real Estate Services | (580) 212-5946 Peninsula Dr, Fort Towson, OK 1 ac approx. Waterfront Lake Front 2 adjacent lots Raymond Gary Lake utilities. Storage buiding  1 acres Vacant Land     Lot Size 1 acres DESCRIPTION Two beautiful large lakefront (water front) lots on...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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A testimonial From A Repeat Client   I had a client close on their Cheshire CT home recently, after waiting for the buyer to close on their home as well. After 3 years in their new home, the family was forced to relocate because of a job promotion. It was a good thing for the fmily, but it could ...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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In A Changing Real Estate Market “Days On Market” Are Not Your Friends   It’s all about where you’re coming from…   Isn’t that typically the case?   Days on Market(known as DOM in REALTOR-speak) is an important factor for both buyers and sellers to understand.   Sellers should be mindful that one...
By Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent, RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.
(RVA Home Team with Jefferson Properties)
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Yes, This Richmond VA Real Estate Agent is in it for the Money Yesterday when I woke up from a blissful sleep I browsed the Yahoo homepage for the latest real estate news and articles. I do this almost every morning looking for topics of interest to share with my friends, clients, and potential c...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Stress Free Moving: The Holy Grail of moving from one home to another... This sounds like such a great idea, needless to say you can plan and try to execute your plan to the best of your abilities, but there are always some unexpected surprises. The movers were a major and critical key to a smoot...
By Frank Rubi, Homes for Sale Metairie, La.
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC.)
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When considering Homes for Sale on the Northshore consider the amenities. The amenities not only include entertainment, shopping, playgrounds and restaurants. The buyers need to consider the local community's amenity such a swimming pools. Madison Farm is a community which offers all of the a...
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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  One of the more intriguing subjects regarding the local real estate market could be the attached villas for sale in Moorings Naples, Florida.  The community’s locale, with the Gulf of Mexico being its border to the west, plus the well established neighbors of Coquina Sands and Olde Naples to th...
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 Listed Home in Bristol TN July 2014 ….Check Out 875 Highway 44!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH FLASH IN BRISTOL TN!   Check out the latest ....Just Listed Home in Bristol TN July 2014 ….Check Out 875 Highway 44!     This is a great property with so much potential!     Priced at $218,750 how could ...
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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Featured Home Buy Of The Day in Bristol TN 7.28.14 …311 Trail Ridge Road is One With A View!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH IN BRISTOL TN!   Check out the latest ...Featured Home Buy Of The Day in Bristol TN 7.28.14 …311 Trail Ridge Road is One With A View!   This is one you don't want to miss .......
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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The tale of two land lots, Maine property acreages to consider. Both in the country. But different application, locations for the guy or gal that does not want a home, structure, improvements on the property. These two land in Maine offerings are surveyed clearly, distinctively. The three blind m...
By Denyse Naylor, The Naylor Team - Search Denver NC Homes for Sale
(Southern Homes of The Carolinas)
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Lake Norman NC Photo Tour and Lake Norman NC Real Estate The Naylor Team  , Lake Norman NC Real Estate agents, know that when we help our clients buy a home here at Lake Norman we are helping them to  purchase not only a physical structure to live in but also a lifestyle!  I have often said that ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Lakeshore Arts Festival Evanston IL August 2 and 3rd The Lakeshore Arts Festival is coming up and has been a staple of the city since 1973 at the Evanston Lakefront. This year the festival will be at Centennial Park because there is construction going on at the Arrington Lagoon which is in Dawes ...
By Bobby Bryant
(iBuy Realty: Rethink. Real Estate.)
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OPEN HOUSE, August 02, Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2900 Hamilton Street, Houston, Texas Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour $ 2000.00 per month lease 2 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 1819 Square Feet Spacious 2 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 story condo in ...
By Jesse Coffey, Trust in Experience and Proven Results
(The Jesse Coffey Real Estate Team)
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Catta Verdera homes and lots for sale July, 2014. How much is my Catta Verdera home worth? Lincoln CA real estate agent Jesse Coffey. There are currently three homes and several lots for sale in Catta Verdera located in Lincoln, Ca.   View Photos 3360 Vista De Madera Lincoln, CA 95648 $1,875,000...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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   Welcome to the Ashburn Village July 2014 Home Sales Report.   See what homes are currently for sale in Ashburn Village. Keep current with the prices & market trends for homes sold in the area. Ashburn Village combines the best of planned community living along with creative style.       Yo...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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    Welcome to the Kingston Chase July 2014 Home Sales Summary. This information will help you keep track of current home sales activity as well as price and activity trends during the year.       Home prices have been rising steadily in the 20170 zip code since the market bottomed in early 2009....
By Sue Ellett, Marble Falls, & Austin, TX, Lake Travis, Lake LBJ
(Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS (Paragon Property Group))
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This beautiful home is located on the Lighthouse course with views of the #3 Fairway! Upgraded finishes have been added throughout this one-story home, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The Texas limestone exterior affords low maintenance, as well as the yard that is neither too big or too...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Homes for Sale in The Brantley Subdivision in Warner Robins GA The Brantley Subdivision Information Buyers and investors are in for a treat in this established community in a growing sector of Houston County GA. When ready, taking a gander at the homes for sale in The Brantley Subdivision in Warn...