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By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
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While many blog writers, including myself, often focus on homeowners in financial distress, Tenants are often victims of either their own financial distress or the financial distress of their landlord.  This article will examine the eviction process from a lawyer’s viewpoint for both the landlord...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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     No one likes change ...especially the older they get.  But the new numbering of the Maine I-95 exits makes sense.  You have exits now that reflect how many miles into Maine you are. From Kittery's mile one to Houlton Maine's  town exit 302 and airport exit on Canadian border of New B...
By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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Upper Red Hook A Historic Hamlet-Red Hook NY If you love history Upper Red Hook is a very interesting hamlet.  Take for example, the Thomas House - this home has been around since the 1700's  and was used in 1777 as a command post during the Revolutionary war, to keep track of the British Arm...
By MaryBeth Mills Muldowney, Massachusetts Broker Owner
(TradeWinds Realty Group LLC)
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Update to Tornado warning -   Yes they did have a possible tornado which did extensive damage in Revere Massachusetts this morning. They are awaiting confirmation as to whether they will put this fast moving storm in the category of a tornado. With our current crazy weather patterns it is extreme...
By MaryBeth Mills Muldowney, Massachusetts Broker Owner
(TradeWinds Realty Group LLC)
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Tornado Warning just north of Boston. Had been heavy rain and lighting warning which is now a potential for rotation. National Weather Service has issued this warning. If you are in Andover, Lynnfield, Salem, Lynn, Melrose, Malden, Medford, Lynn, Saugus, Nahant, Marblehead, Middleton, Beverly and...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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Did You Know? 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease As a volunteer for the Alzheimer's Association, I continue to learn more and more about the disease. I believe it is often misunderstood. Many believe it's something that only affects older adults and that it is strictly about memory loss....
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Closing an Escrow – Stress Test! Closing an Escrow in my opinion can sometime be more stressful than getting married. At least when you are getting married you know what date it is going to happen (generally). Although there are smooth escrows and a good agent and good lender can ease many of the...
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 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...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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  Welcome to the Little Rocky Run July 2014 Single Family Home Sales Report.  Our Fairfax county real estate market continues to show an increasing number of homes for sale during the last 2 months. This generally means that it will take more days to get a good contract due to competition....espe...
By Paula McDaniel, Chattanooga's Best Luxury Home Realtor!
(Prudential RealtyCenter.com)
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6115 Hunter Crest Dr., Ooltewah, TN 37363. $137,000.          Updated and move-in ready! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home features a great room with a gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, den/rec room, office, and a fenced backyard.  There is hardwood flooring in the great room, dining...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Exterior Household Projects Need Approval in Kentlands   Summertime is when many home owners in Kenlands are making repairs and improvements. All of us need to remember that it is important to obtain the needed approvals for exterior changes. This is the notice from the Kentlands Citizens Assembl...
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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  If you are interested in owning a little bit of history, then you might want to look at the single family homes for sale in Park Shore Naples, Florida.  This is because this community was the very first planned development in the entire state of Florida, and it took Raymond Lutgert and his asso...
By Steve Wilhelmy
(Keller Williams Classic Realty Northwest)
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Homes for Sale in the Fieldstone Meadows Neighborhood Maple Grove, MN Why Do People Live here? Fieldstone Meadows is a subdivision in the very southwestern  corner of Maple Grove. Residents here enjoy a clean quiet community, a fabulous school district, and HOA ammenities such as neighborhood sw...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Green Park Dog Exercise Area   Let your dog experience the joys of running off leash at the Gaithersburg Dog Exercise Area (DEA) on the grounds of Green Park. There's plenty of room for romping and socialization. The DEA is free to City residents with currently-licensed dogs. The yearly membe...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams of Port St Luciewill host an ACTIVERAIN SUMMER MEETUP in Saint Lucie West, FL at Park Ave BBQ on August 4th, 2014 at Noon. This is a great opportunity for agents, lenders, insurance and title people to meet in real life to get to know each other! Com...
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 7.27.14 …354 Highway 44!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH FOR BRISTOL TN!   Check out the latest ....Featured Home Buy Of The Day in Bristol TN 7.27.14 …354 Highway 44!   This is a one-of-a-kind property!     It's family entertaining at it's best!     5 ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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The Saugatuck Bridge Street, Westport, Connecticut 06880 Original Content courtesey of Dagny's Real Estate   Located in vibrant Westport, The Saugatuck offers some of the best and most affordable housing in the area. With 36 units ranging from 682 to 874 SF, The Saugatuck is the perfect place...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
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    Sardis Forest is a great location with shopping nearby and a short commute into uptown Charlotte.  There are homes in many price ranges and large lots to accommodate the outdoor enthusiast.  They have a neighborhood pool and tennis courts that make a great area to enjoy.  Some of the homes h...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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Lover's Park Condos on Lover's Lane in Fairfield, Connecticut 06824 Original Content courtesey of Dagny's Real Estate   Located on Lover’s Lane in beautiful Fairfield, CT is Lover’s Park, a newly built condominium complex of four units. These three or four bedroom units range from 3,0...