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By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty)
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I was sitting at a closing last week and the attorney warned the buyers of a new "scam" going around. It seems someone is going through the public records and mailing a letter to new purchasers telling them for $85.00 they can get a "certified" copy of their deed.   Here's...
By Steve Shaw, e-PRO, Gulf Region Properties Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Below you will find a table that contains the Daily Market Activity report for July 14, 2014 activity in the Mobile AL Real Estate market according to the Mobile Association of Realtors MLS system. This information is derived daily directly from the local MLS System. Please click on the number n...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Luxury Homes in Top Silicon Valley Schools-San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga & Palo Alto, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call 408-252-8900 Lynbrook Homes Cupertino KW)
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Only 1 TH West San Jose Homes for Sale in Lynbrook High, Cupertino Schools by Michelle Carr Crowe While there are 5 SFH home options, there's only 1 TH in West San Jose for sale with Lynbrook High in West San Jose with Cupertino Schools. The home is at  7167 Brisbane Ct. $1,049,900 3 Br 2.5 B...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR - Fairfield County CT Real Estate
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Homes for Sale and Real Estate)
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   The 2014 blueberry picking season at Jones Family Farms in Shelton CT has kicked off.     The blueberries are ready, ripe, and sweet!    Two locations have blueberries ready to harvest, -The Pumpkinseed Hill location - 120 Beardsley Rd  and Valley Farm -- 555 Walnut Tree Hill Road.     Picking...
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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  While many of the single family residences in the area have private pools, it is surprisingly difficult to find homes for sale with a spa only in Naples, Florida.  The standard reasoning is probably that if you are going to spend the money for the plumbing you might as well get the pool as well...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 6
What advice would you give to the buyer if you were in a Multiple Offer situation? Often times we are in a competitive situation and we need to help the buyer get the property. What do you say to the buyer? My answer is very simple to this question. I tell the buyer when they are in a multiple of...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
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  Pineville is a suburban town in the southernmost portion of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.  It is the biggest “small” town around. Here you can find small town charisma and attractions,  praised by all the amenities that a larger city has to offer.  Carolina Place Mall is located on the ou...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 6
Cincinnati Homearama July 14-27 2014 At Liberty Township's Carriage Hill Your Warren County RE/MAX agents Liz & Bill Spear back with another local event that you might want to add to your calendar! You know the economy and housing market is back to Full Steam Ahead when the Cincinnati Hom...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 5
Altadena CA Homes For Sale and Mid-Year 2014 Real Estate Update     This is a recap of Altadena homes for sale along with a mid-year update for real estate activity for this foothill community.      Altadena is not a city and is unincorporated Los Angeles County just north of the city of Altadena...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 10
Maine land, so so different to be in a position to buy lots of property for little money. When the real estate land buyer is used to scare space, no big land tracts in over populated, highly developed areas. Welcome to Maine. S P R E A D out. Lots of property acreage, Maine land for not much mone...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Featured Realtor ED BRZUSKIEWICZ of Keller Williams Realty Port Saint Lucie West at PGA Village. The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of  Keller Williams Realty Port Saint Lucie West at PGA Village is now located in our brand new home located in Keller Williams Realty Port Saint Lucie West at PGA Village ...
By Donna Yates Real Estate - serving, North Georgia Metro & Mountains
(ReMax Town and Country)
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  Consumer confidence in the housing market has trended upward significantly during the recovery but continues to be less than needed to reutn to "normal" housing levels according to results from Fannie Mae's June 2014 National Housing Survey.    On average, consumers' 12 month ...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 13
Fishhawk Lake-Boating Activities  Fishhawk Lake is a private lake community and the water that feeds it from Fishhawk Creek is our water source. We have our own water and sewage treatment plants, which makes us self-sustaining. That being said, we decided not to allow gas motors on Fishhawk Lake....
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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  The Prettiest Courthouse in Tennessee     I have seen the Courthouse in Clarksville TN at all times of day and night and in all the seasons. It is truly the prettiest Courthouse in Tennessee. The grounds are always beautifully maintained and the courtyards around it have pieces of history that ...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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Phriday Photoshop Phun from Your Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area Real Estate Agent! Some calls are hard to make. Some are easy. And some are just plain fun to make. This Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate agent loves to make this call:                             About The Author Craig Rutman is a Nor...
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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    In Denver's Seller's market, it is not unusual to see a flurry of activity within a short time on the day it hits the market.    With low inventory levels, buyers don't have much to look at, and when they see the one they want, they write a quick offer.   To ensure they get it, bu...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  SUGGESTED NOT YOUR ORDINARY PLACES TO EAT IN FLOWER MOUND   Dolce Cafe & Bakery - 1913 Justin Road. If you like Italian, I recommend this one. Bread is baked on site focusing on that good old fashioned bread grandma or great grandma may have made in her kitchen. They use fresh coffee beans ...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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If you are looking to buy a luxury home in New Hope/Solebury school district there are 56 homes for sale priced over a million dollars listed in the mls. You can look up information about New Hope solebury school district on www.nhsd.org. It serves students in New Hope, Solebury,Lahaska,Carversvi...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 4
  8715 WIley Post Ave, Westchester, CA 90045, JUST SOLD! I represented the buyer, she was a first time home buyer and the challenges, the ups and downs are food for future blog post! Needless to say once she survivied the 30 day Escrow which became 40 days. She was Thrilled!       If you are a co...
By Russ Ravary, Metro Detroit homes - Michigan Real estate & Mortgage info
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Are you looking for a lakefront home for sale? The waterfront housing market is booming and it is the perfect time to buy! Here is a list of Lakefront Listings for sale in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It looks like there is only one avaiable? How could this happen?, you may ask. Well like I said b...