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By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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If You Need Your Humble Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area Real Estate Agent Today... I'll be out shooting pictures for another Raleigh, Cary, Apex area listing! But, as always, I'll have my phone with me and I'll be checking my emails on a clinically obsessive basis. So, if you need me, and really now, wh...
By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Ah the age old question of open houses.  I myself believe it is a personal preference whether they work or not.  I think if you really advertise it, or if it is near a main road you will get traffic and potentially a buyer.     One of the services that real estate professionals are obligated to p...
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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Sandpebble Condos Hutchinson Island March 2015 Market Update March 2015 Market Update for the Sandpebble Condo and Beach Club on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, Florida: There are currently 6 active listings (3 river side and 3 ocean side).  Prices range from $245,000 to $6999,000 for an average of ...
By Robert DeFalco, Robert DeFalco Realty
(Robert DeFalco Realty)
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Spotlight on Tottenville, Staten Island     The southern most point of Staten Island is the location of the Tottenville neighborhood, a richly historic community highlighted by stunning architecture, killer views and plenty of amenities for residents. Tottenville real estate is home to a wide var...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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 The Top Ten Reasons to Live in Big Canoe, Georgia   Big Canoe, Georgia is a very friendly and beautiful gated community known for its natural mountain setting. There is a peace and tranquility here that is hard to find in other areas of the country. Although there are many reasons to live in Big...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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The puzzle pieces of a real estate sale, the behind the scenes work before touring property listings. It takes some time spent in the "tell me about your area" mode. Questions about what is important to the real estate buyer at whatever season in their life. Fear and love, health too fuel much of...
By Mark Horan, "The Resident Chef" - Resident Team Realty LLC &
(Resident Team Realty, LLC & Toni's Property Management LLC)
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    One of the services that real estate professionals are obligated to perform are Open Houses. I have heard over the past ten years from numerous agents all the negatives; the only attendees are nosey neighbors, the buyer's are not ready to purchase, and how dangerous they are for the homeowne...
By Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services
(BHG The Masiello Group)
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  Welcome to Hollis New Hampshire Hollis, New Hampshire is a beautiful small, country town accented by rolling hills and small farms.  While Hollis has experienced growth over the past decade, it still remains an agricultural producing area attracting people from miles away to sample fresh produc...
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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Home Sales in Bristol VA City and County are Up 31% Through 3.30.15!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ....Home Sales in Bristol VA City and County are Up 31% Through 3.30.15!     Check out the latest stats in Bristol VA ...Thru 3.30.15!   New listings are up 2% ....92 compare...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Lily pond feature at 455 Kukuna, Haiku Maui 96708 There's more than a great ocean view and a private waterfall to enchant you when you see 455 Kukuna Rd. in Haiku Maui. This charming lily pond will greet you when you enter the gate and walk to the front door.  Once inside the home, the living roo...
By Bridget McGee, Maryland Mortgage Mama NMLS#196068
(Corridor Mortgage Group 410-960-2061)
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Could THIS Delay Your Settlement?   Spring has sprung in most areas for Real Estate.  My borrower's seem to be involved in competitive offers.  Many of the sales are contingent on other sales to move forward.  A delay in one settlement can be not only frustrating, but the domino effect could be c...
By Donald Horne, Associate Broker, Oxford / Lapeer Homes
(Coldwell Banker-Shooltz Realty)
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This weeks client question, How to Prepare For an Appraisal ... 1. Curb Appeal Although many homeowners are familiar with the term “curb appeal” as it applies to prospective buyers, many don’t realize that the home’s first impression is important to the appraiser as well. Landscape maintenance ch...
By Bob Jakowinicz, 734-578-6561 - Michigan Real Estate Agent
(National Realty Centers Livonia--Bob Jakowinicz)
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 Kimberly Oaks Livonia Michigan Subdivision Virtual Tour Thank You for stopping by Kimberly Oaks Livonia Michigan subdivision virtual tour.  The purpose of this web-blog is to allow you to tour Kimberly Oaks sub in the virtual world.  The picture you see here is what you see as you enter the sub ...
By Mark Wagner Jr.
(Zion Realty)
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  As I was going about my normal real estate business, my clients that I am currently working asked a very simple question to me last week... do you think it would be ok to close early?! Of course! My immediate response was to leap out of my chair and do my dance of joy! What agent doesnt want to...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
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Does the "A" in Apple stand for Incompetent ? That makes as much sense as the story I am about  to  tell you.  If you know me, you know I have written several reviews on the Apple iPhones, all really good ones.  Here is where we change it up a notch, Applecare has been a nightmare beyond belief, ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Winnetka is a very quiet village about 16 miles north of down town Chicago. You can get to the down town of Chicago in 25 minutes via the Metra train. Winnetka IL is the perfect place to raise a family and very desired for a number of reasons. You get the New Trier school district and children wi...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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  Can a Buyer Make Repairs on a Home Prior to Closing?Regardless of the age of the home that is being purchased, buyers should always get the home inspected by a licensed home inspector. Whether the contract is “As Is with No Repairs” or not, it is in the best interest of the buyers to know if th...
By Grant Howard
(Keller Williams)
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Search current inventory of Homes for sale in New Albany, IN 47150 Listing Details New Albany, Indiana Home for Sale 3805 Fiske Ave. New Albany, IN 47150Price: $104,800Bedrooms: Bathrooms: 1.5Square Footage: 1053 Call The Howard Group at 5022521844 to see if this property is still available and a...
By Genevieve Matos
(Coldwell Banker Camelot)
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New to ActiveRain, blogging and rekindling my passion for writing here's a little bit about me. Based out of Lake County, FL. Working more directly in Mt. Dora and surrounding areas. I moved to Mt. Dora in 2009 for a change, and fell in love instantly. The rental I moved into was the cutest 1920’...
By Jack Lara, "Jack Lara...Your Real Estate Advisor"
(Main Street Properties, Inc.)
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Short Sale Adventures in Pensacola FL   Finally Finally.....closed short sale in the Floridian Neighborhood of Pensacola.  It was a hard fought battle that included getting a foreclosure postponement a few days before the house would have gone back to the bank.  Finally having to get my...."comma...