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By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Sacramento, CA - 916-765-5366
(Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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    Seems like I just did a soffit repair in Elk Grove   Being a general contractor who regularly does repairs on apartment buildings, I get the benefit of seeing a lot of the same sorts of problems. This is an asset for a contractor like me, I learn from previous experiences. That can only be go...
By Bruce Swedal, Denver Real Estate
(Re/Max Southeast, Inc.)
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Homes for Sale in Eastridge Village of Highlands Ranch   What Makes People Choose Eastridge Village? When it comes to Highlands Ranch Communities, Eastridge Village is a place that residents enjoy living in. It is a smaller community of detached single family homes which is able to keep its feeli...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
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  The Real Estate Market is Heating up this Spring.   For those that are thinking about buying or selling a home in and around Long Beach, “local real estate conditions change consistently” and if you want up-to-date information about your community “Market Insider” provides the valuable informat...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie Real Estate Trends, Updates, Events, Market Information, Find Real Estate in Port St. Lucie
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium is presenting the show "Galileo: The Power of the Tescope" at the main campus 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. You will discover the work of the famous Italian astronomer, Galileo Galilei, and his use of a simple telescope to the advances that ...
By JM Padron, ACP, CCIM, CDPE, CRB, Ft. Lauderdale-Doral-Sunny I
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RENOVACIÓN DE CONTRATOS DE ARRENDAMIENTO DE OFICINAS   En general los inquilinos de oficinas se encuentran en desventaja con el propietario ("Landlord") al momento de la renovación de sus contratos de arrendamiento. La mayoría de los contratos de arrendamiento tienden a favorecer en especial con ...
By Bruce Swedal, Denver Real Estate
(Re/Max Southeast, Inc.)
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Homes for Sale in Falcon Creek of Highlands Ranch   What Makes People Choose Falcon Creek? Falcon Creek is a popular area for home buyers in Highlands Ranch. The commmunity is made up of about one hundred and eight homes built between 1992 and 2000. The residents enjoy many nearby amenities inclu...
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 VA ...April, 2014 …713 Park Street   ATTENTION!   Check out this ...Just Listed Home in Bristol VA ...April, 2014 …713 Park Street     This is a great little 2 bedroom/1 bath home I just listed at 713 Park Street in Bristol VA! It has been totally remodeled and ready f...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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April 2014 Market Update for Hunters Creek in Palm City FL As of April, there is 1 home on the market in Hunters Creek in Palm City, FL.  This home is a 3 BR home listed at $319,750.  (or $127.14 per sq. ft. of living area. There are no homes currently under contract (pending sales) There have be...
By Lisa Friedman, 25 Years of Real Estate Experience!
(Lisa Consulting VT)
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Paddlefest Burlington will take place this weekend from April 17 to April 20. This exciting event for kayakers and canoers will include numerous free clinics, a paddling film festival, sale on new and used equipment and a boat swap. The clinics include topics such as choosing a paddle, learning p...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Market report and Homes sold in Northampton township Bucks county in February 2014 . Northampton township is located in Bucks County Pa. There are homes in all price ranges in Northampton township. I looked up the mls this morning to see the real estate activity in February 2014. I looked for res...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
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Wild West Days are coming!  Every year in Zimmerman, on Memorial Day weekend, we celebrate "Wild West Days".  The event is sponsored by the Zimmerman Civic Club.    A little history of the Wild West Days….in the fall of 1970, when I was just a lad (and not even living here yet!) a small group of ...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Common Ways of Holding Title How Should I Take Ownership of the Property I am Buying? Real property can be incredibly valuable and the question of how parties can take ownership of their property is important. The form of ownership taken -- the vesting of title -- will determine who may sign vari...
By Debb Janes, Realtor, Camas, Washington EcoBroker
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Condos for Sale in Salmon Creek Estates - Vancouver, WA Spring is in the air. Perhaps it's time for a change. Do you long for more time for you? Time to enjoy life a bit more - time to stop and smell the flowers. The condo lifestyle at Salmon Creek Estates might be a good option. The $285/monthly...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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typical Tudor home This architecture style was popular in the 1920s and 1930s and continues to be a mainstay in suburbs across the United States. The defining characteristics are half-timbering on bay windows and upper floors, and facades that are dominated by one or more steeply pitched cross g...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Original Aurora Residents - Tool Borrowing Program Available   Spring time is upon us and time to get out in the yard to get it cleaned up.    Some residents do not have the money to buy all the necessary tools it takes to keep the yard tidy and well-kept.     This will apply to residents that li...
By Gretchen Conley, Howard County MD Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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Over the past few years, Chinese buyers have been one of the big stories in luxury real estate. Recently, there has been increasing speculation about troublesin the Chinese economy.   There is also growing speculation that A Chinese housing market crashcould be even more disastrous than America'...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Market report and Homes sold in Newtown township Bucks county in February 2014 . Newtown township is located in Bucks County Pa. There are homes in all price ranges in Newtown township. I looked up the mls this morning to see the real estate activity in February 2014. I looked for residential lis...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
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Wellington Florida has another great week of events coming up, including it's annual EGG HUNT! View all of the events taking place this week in Wellington for the week of April 14th, 2014 to April 20th, 2014 now by scrolling down. WELLINGTON FOOD TRUCK INVASION WHEN: THURSDAY, April 17th, 2014TIM...
By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan, NYC
(The Corcoran Group)
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In the News:   How the Word ‘North’ Affects Prices Living Along Central Park North "At 45 Central Park North, an income-restricted co-op, prices are lower, and bidding can get fierce. A three-bedroom on the second floor, listed in July at $469,000, attracted multiple offers above $500,000", said ...
By Bruce Swedal, Denver Real Estate
(Re/Max Southeast, Inc.)
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Homes for Sale in Hillcrest of Highlands Ranch   Why Do People Choose Hillcrest? Highlands Ranch home buyers are drawn to Hillcrest for its upscale feel with semi-custom homes situated on larger than normal lots. The area is in a prime location that is convenient for shopping, dining and communit...