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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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 It is not unusual for couples to live together before making the decision to "make it legal" and get married...or maybe the "trial run" was not what they expected and each go their separate ways without the burden of legal entanglements and divorce.   Back in the day, people called it "playing ...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 Need a Quick Sale? Tired of your Tenants? ~ Sell your Duplex Now!NOW IS THE TIME !! Don't believe all that you hear. Certain areas are experiencing high volume sales. The Seattle Metro and North Seattle Duplex, Multi Family and Apartment Building market is one of those areas. We specialize in wo...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Best wishes from Los Angeles! Posted on May 25, 2015 by Endre Barath in Military Friendly Realtors, Observations about various subjects,  Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Best wishes from Los Angeles!As I reflect on seeing neighbors and friends have their families and frie...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JerryNewmanSanAntonioHomes.com)
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It always astonishes me whenever I see a buyer searching for properties on my website, and they have clearly admitted that they already have a relationship with another agent/broker. That’s the first question that comes across my mind. Shouldn’t you be searching for homes on your own agent’s webs...
By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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Homes For Sale Under 400K in Barrington, RI 02806  Barrington is a suburb of Providence, RI nestled between the southern part of East Providence, RI and Warren, RI. Barrington is well known for its educational standards, community organizations and its beautiful downtown. As of today there are 70...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Michelle Carr Crowe's San Jose Lynbrook High Homes Update May 24, 2015by Cupertino Schools REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweTotal homes for sale in the West San Jose with Cupertino Schools and Lynbrook High School neighborhood including SFH, TH, Condos & multi-family units is now 4 Lynbrook High School...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Clients who want to help their parents have asked me if there is such a thing as a Caregiver Mortgage. Yes there is! It was created by National Family Mortgage of Belmont Massachusetts. This new loan product is fundamentally a private, less regulated version of a reverse mortgage. There have been...
By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(REcampus Fully Accredited Florida ONLINE & Classroom Training in Destin, Pensacola Florida)
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We recently updated our online website and made it mobile freindy.  The Millennials are the main ones using their smart phones and tablets to access the web.  Rowlett Real Estate School's online mobile website is up and running and ready. Who are the Millennials?Millennials are persons that are 1...
By Ron and Kat Becker, #1 Top Selling Team in our Market
(The Becker Group ~ Real Estate Agents)
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Five Closings last week for 3 sellers and 3 buyers!! AND our team put 3 more homes Under Contract yesterday. Whether you've been thinking of selling your home, or trying to decide if it's finally the right time to buy, the answer is "YES", now is the time. Call us at 847-0236 for more info on how...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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NEW MULTIFAMILY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN VICTORIA “THE WAVERLY”Completed in 2015 51 STRATA RENTAL HIGHRISE COMPLEX594 Goldstream AveLangford BC  The Waverly is situated on the north section of the property comprising of 1.17 acres. The Waverly was completed and tenanted in 2015.The first phase o...
By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Phoenix ranks 20th in US tech talent!!Scottsdale is leading the valley in the recent boom of technology companies expanding into the valley from San Francisco and Austin. The Phoenix/Scottsdale area is ranked as the third most cost-effective in large-tech talent markets, 14th in the largest-tech ...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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Sunday May 24, 2015 McCurtain County Idabel OK Real Estate Agents More RAIN!  We've had soooo much rain like many in the midwest this 2015 Spring.  All lakes are full and overflowing.. all streams out of their banks..  many roads closed, bridges in danger..  time to just stay home.   Don and I we...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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People are in a hurry and the Internet has helped open up the real estate market in Maine.To reach with frequency and find more eyeballs, and with video, hit more eardrums to peddle the property listings. To promote the area too because the brand new to the Maine community property buyer puts his...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Can I Buy A Home In NE Albuquerque NM 87112 For Under $150,000.00  Have you ever wondered if you can buy a home in NE Albuquerque NM for under $150,000.00?  The answer...Absolutely Yes!  Albuquerque Homes Realty and Realtor John McCormack now have this nicely updated and very well maintained home...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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There are four types of ownership on Lake Sinclair and a few years ago I wrote a very brief explanation of all of them, but I'd like to expand on strip lease lots a little more.A strip lease lot has two separate types of ownership on the same lot.  The land above the 350 feet above sea level belo...
By Jeff & Debra Adler, We Have Helped Over 950 Families With Their Homes
(Keller Williams )
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Summertime means grilling out, sunbathing, and relaxing. If your current home has a deck in the backyard, you can do all those things and more as often as you please! It’s important to prepare your deck for the summer months and entertaining your friends and family with a warm and inviting space....
By Ross PAVL
(REMAX House of Real Estate)
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Calgary Luxury Community: Kingsland Located between Macleod Trail and Macleod Trail, Kingsland luxury community offers excellent location south of Glenmore Trail. This community was part of the district of Glenmore, and later annexed to the city of Calgary in the late 1950s.  Kingsland real estat...
By Chris and Berna Sloan, Tooele UT
(Group 1 Real Estate)
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   Why invest in Tooele County UT? Did you guys see what Berna had to say about Tooele Real Estate? Actually about home ownership as a great investment? She did not exactly pooh pooh the article that was touting the monetary benefits, but she pointed out that an equal if not greater reason to buy...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Beth is spot on with this blog.  Your team, whether employee or 1099 independent, has an effect on your business.  Anyone who builds a sales organization by adding numbers of people is risking hurting the business.  The big factor, as Beth points out, is attitude. Select wisely, then motivate and...
By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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Just Sold   4.38 Acres on paved road with no homeowners association,  the property is fence to view the property lines. The new owners are going to enjoy training their dogs and inviting family and friends for leisure walks and picnics.