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By Kathy Smiley, Westlake Village, CA - "Making YOU Smile!"
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Realty)
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TERRIFIC NEWS! BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices $50,000 Sweepstakes The Fixer Upper program and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices are teaming up to offer viewers a chance to win a $50,000 "Godd to Know" prize package including a consultation from Chip & Joanna Gaines, hosts of the HGTV Fixer Upper ...
By Rick Obst, Regional Marketing Mgr in Eugene, OR
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April's ActiveRain Contest You Might Be From _____ If ... Jeff Foxworthy made a good living and reputation with his comedy routines "You Might Be a Redneck If ...".  Although his examples were extreme, they always contained a kernel of truth that people could relate to. Every city, county, state ...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Nina Hollander and Carolinas Realty Partners are pleased to share this 5-Star Review  from one of our recent clients, who relocated to Charlotte for a job transfer. Building long-term relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of our business. And we are always delighted when they take the...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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A Pending short Sale Listing in Central CT This 3 bedroom expanded cape has gone under contract and the second part of the transaction is now in the hands of the servicing agency.  The sellers had gotten divorced, which is recognized as an approved hardship for a qualifying short sale. The home i...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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        Belize      The International Texas Association of REALTORS® Cruise set sail from March 21 - 28, 2015. We explored reasons and opportunities to retire and invest in Belize. If considering retiring or investing in Belize, the best resources are a Certified International Property Specialist...
By Sara Kareer, Boutique Real Estate Services to Buyers & Sellers
(Kingsway Real Estate Brokerage)
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Now Offering Boutique Style Real Estate Services    Having worked with Re/Max and Century 21 since 2006, I can tell you that the real estate industry is changing.  Clients are no longer interested in brands or being part of a crowd and are now looking for customized service/solutions that are tai...
By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Just Sold! 314 S Franklin St, Janesville WI 53545 We are happy to announce another Rock Realty home closing! This was a home in need of  a lot of TLC sold to an investor. Congratulations to the new home owner and to Michael Collins, home buyer agent and broker for Rock Realty! We specialize in he...
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 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 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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The Gardens in Gilbert, Arizona is a wonderful master planned community that is all about being outdoors. The Gardens is split up in to five phases each with it's own lush green park, recreation area including basketball and volleyball courts, and three large community pools throughout the commu...
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 Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Lacamas Shores - Neighborhood of the Week in Camas, Washington Each week, we are featuring on of the many great neighborhoods nestled in the hills and meadows around Camas, Washington. We think Camas offers a great lifestyle with the charm of small town living, and access to the big city amenitie...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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 Carlsbad Rattlesnakes are Out of Hibernation   The rattlesnakes are now out and about in Carlsbad, earlier in the year than normal. Sorry, no live photos (thank goodness!).     Our March weather has been particularly warm, summer-like on a number of occasions, and the rattlesnakes have decided t...
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 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 Bristol TN 3.31.15 ...Check Out 621 Southview Drive!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!     Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Home in Bristol TN 3.31.15 ...Check Out 621 Southview Drive!     I had the great pleasure of representing the buyers on this great home loca...
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 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 Bristol TN 3.31.15 ...Check Out 19 Andy's Lane!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Home in Bristol TN 3.31.15 ...Check Out 19 Andy's Lane!   WOW!   Check out this great home that was listed, under contract and closed in just 26 da...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Do USDA Loans Take Too Long To Close?Most home sellers would love to receive Cash offers, however, most buyers are not Cash buyers. In a Seller’s market, it is important for buyers to present their best offer on a home if they really..really want it. When selling a home, what does USDA mean to se...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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Craigslist Scam Ads   I received a call this morning from a nice lady who was calling about the one bedroom apartment I have listed on Craigslist.      She left her name and call back number indicating that she looks forward to hearing back from me soon. She did hear back from me within 30 minute...