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By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Do You Know Who Your Neighbors Are?   Home selling and buying can be emotional for some while others may look at it as a business transaction. Whether the buyer is an owner occupant or an investor, they do want to know about the neighborhood. Specifically about the friendliness or lack thereof.K...
By Robin Fraser, "Your Home Is My Business"
(Keller Williams Realty The Market Place 1)
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As the summer is coming close to ending, here are the most recent home sales numbers for this area for the month of  July 2014. We hope that this information is helpful to know what is going on in our market. Contact the Fraser Team today (702)622-0601Your home is our business! July 2014 Current ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 12
Great  find at Blackbird Air Park!         If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina De...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Dancin' in the Streets 2014     For the first time in the 18 year history of Dancin' in the Streets it will be a two day event and will move to Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart.  Here are the details:   A Downtown Stuart Music Festival August 22, 2014 5pm-Midnight August 23, 2014 Noon-Mid...
By Lana Robbins Licensed Managing Broker/Owner
(Aloha Kai Real Estate)
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We sent out Seattle Seahawks 2014 football schedules in a postcard format. They look like this:It's going to be an exciting season this year. After nearly 37 years in the NFL the Seahawks finally won their first Superbowl. Will they be able to repeat it this year? I hope so!I am actually root...
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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Another Just Sold Home in Kingsport TN 8.22.14 …Check Out 171 Rabbit Run Trail!   REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE FOR KINGSPORT TN!   Check out the latest ....Another Just Sold Home in Kingsport TN 8.22.14 …Check Out 171 Rabbit Run Trail!   WOW ...This was a great home that I was blessed to represent one...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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How much does your home contribute to your overall happiness?  Possibly, more than you might think.  On the other hand, all the things you think you need in a home in order to be happy may far outnumber the things actually required to send your happiness level over the top.  For example, this li...
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 History of the Land of Stones Manor Subdivision Clarksville TN Stones Manor Subdivision is located off Rossview Road in the northeastern part of Montgomery County outside of the city limits. It is a beautiful neighborhood with elegant homes built into this well planned community. This was far...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 8
Every Settlement Table Has a Star... This One Had Mr. T. Usually the attorney is the one that gets all the attention at the settlement table.  Not this morning.  Bright and early at 9am I was honored to be in the presence of Mr. T.  Mr. T.'s parents were selling a home and moving out of state...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 4
Another Just Sold Condo in Bristol TN 8.22.14 …Check out 502 Hickory Road!   REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE FOR BRISTOL TN!   Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Condo in Bristol TN 8.22.14 …Check out 502 Hickory Road!     This was one of those closings that might have set a record .... The ...
By David Popoff, Realtor & Property Manager, Fairfield County, Ct.
(DMK Real Estate & Property Mgmt)
Comments 1
Tenant/Landlord Rent to Income Ratio. Many landlords depend on many factors when considering tenants such as: Credit History and Score. Background checks. Rent to Income Ratio. Debt to Income Ratio. When it comes to the Rent to Income Ratio many landlords will use the 30% rule of allowing thirty ...
By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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Open House Saturday Aug. 23 from 12:00 to 2:00   LISTING PHOTOS Click photo to enlarge Exterior Front Entry Living Area Living Area Living Area Kitchen Master Bedroom Master Bath Pool and Back Yard Entrance to Beach Price: $3,750,000.00 4299 S Atlantic Avenue Ponce Inlet FL, 32127 Read Our Review...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 3
Are you writing a low ball offer on a home, is a question that is relevant to the Real Estate industry and operations. To read the specific answer to this question, see the full length article below. Are You Writing A Low-ball Offer On A Home? How to Avoid Insulting a Home Seller     Buying a hom...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 1
Located on 535 Black Rock Road, Bradley-Hubbell House is a landmark in Easton, CT.  Built in 1816, the Bradley-Hubbell House in Easton preserves 19th century farm life in Connecticut. This Colonial style home has a traditional center-chimney plan with some Federal-style ornaments, such as a parl...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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    Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associate...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...
By Pam Jank, Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro
(Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty)
Comments 13
It is not unusual to have the question "How much does it cost to build a home" directed at me.   I wish there was a simple answer.   However, it is far from simple. Let's start with the type Floor Plan/Style your home will have.    Do you want: Rancher (one-level home), Rancher wit...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
Comments 3
Janna Rankin Scharf, GRI, CLHMS, SFR - Homes for Sale in downtown Coeur d'Alene Downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho homes for sale bring a bit of a premium over similarly sized homes of the same era in other areas of our real estate market. The attraction, of course, is the proximity to our bea...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty)
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First I need to say Thank you to Sandra Hudson, the Putnam County Lake Sinclair Georgia Power rep who spent a considerable amount of time looking up different things for me to come up with most of this data.  She was awesome, patient, answered a lot of questions and looked up a lot of stuff for m...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  I think I know why the contractors aren't calling you back.   I'm not here to defend the behavior of contractors in Sacramento of anywhere else for that matter. The industry is full of flaky, shady, and crooked individuals that hurt all of us in the profession. I'm certain that this...