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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 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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Luxury Homes For Sale in Bristol TN Area That Feature Multiple Building Sites If you are looking for ...Luxury Homes For Sale in Bristol TN Area That Feature Multiple Building Sites ....Then you just stopped by the perfect place!  417-421 Hamilton Hill Road in Bluff City TN is the perfect place! ...
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 Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Wordless Wednesday - Date palms at the Dunes, Kahului MauiWhat beautiful trees!  The Dunes Golf Course is a lovely setting, and the restaurant rocks!Search for homes for sale in Kahului and Wailuku (Central Maui)Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers161 Wailea Ike Place C-103...
By Jan Green, RE/MAX Excalibur Scottsdale REALTOR®, GREEN
(Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills)
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The Meaning of Memorial DayMemorial Day is the last Monday in the month of May and celebrated in the US as a Federal holiday. It's a day of remembrance of those who died while serving our country.  Originally, this holiday was known as Decoration Day.  Graves were marked with flags for those sold...
By Debbie Summers
(Charles Rutenberg Realty )
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 The internet has changed the real estate business for ever… You can search for homes and compare values on a variety of websites. We are strong proponents of empowering homebuyers and admire a DIY home search approach. We provide New Smyrna Beach home and condos buyers with easy to use search to...
By Debbie Summers
(Charles Rutenberg Realty )
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Errol By The Sea Condos For Sale in New Smyrna Beach, FloridaLiving at Errol by the Sea is all about the beach lifestyle... 3 swimming pools, clubhouse, shuffleboard, tennis courts and spectacular oceanside setting, you'll be spending all your time outdoors. Connect with nature in the Mosquito La...
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 Derek and Mariana Wagner, Wagner iTeam - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(Wagner iTeam -Keller Williams Realty)
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$195,000, 2Bd/2Ba Condo, 1295 sqft.    Wagner iTeam | Keller Williams Performance Realty | 719-434-7525 3765 Presidio Point #202, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Sunny Corner Unit Condo w/Great Views! 2Bd/2Ba Condo   $195,000 Year Built 2006 Sq Footage 1295 sqft. Bedrooms 2 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Flo...
By The Isaacs Team, Savvy agents/Superior service/Successful outcomes
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Heidi's Stylish ReinventionSMALL COOL Previous image  Next image     LIKE THIS ENTRY? FAVORITE IT! Name: Heidi Location: Washington, DC Square Feet: 650 Division: Little What I Love About My Small Home: I’ve remodeled so many aspects of my home to fit my needs and personality that it’s hard to p...
By Harry Ikanson
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With all the concern about the environment nowadays, and with everybody into conservation, there has been a rise in the demand for "eco-houses." An eco-home is defined as a house built in such a way that it reduces energy consumption and waste. An eco-house reduces the building's negative impact ...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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Why You Need a Realtor and What We Do For You As a Realtor, you can imagine the hundreds of conversations we have with people. Not only about their homes, but their lives, their kids, their next vacation and even their favorite wine. One of my favorite conversations with people is about selling t...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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The zip code of 60601 is very popular these days, this is the area of Evanston IL near Northwestern University and the downtown area. Becoming more and more in demand due to all the amenities, we are seeing allot of folks interested in this area. You can find a selection of High rise condos with ...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 Do you have vacant land you would like to sell? Get CASH offer!NOW IS THE TIME !! Don't believe all that you hear. Certain areas are experiencing high volume sales. The Seattle Metro, Snohomish and Pierce County markets are just some of those areas. We specialize in working with vacant land prop...
By Greg Harrelson, Myrtle Beach Real Estate
(C21 The Harrelson Group / C21 Charleston Expert Advisors)
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 Mt. Pleasant is the 4th largest city in South Carolina. Established 1680, it is a charming mix of the past, present and future which made it one of Money Magazine’s top 100 places to live. Changing with the times, Mt. Pleasant’s economy has, at different times, been fueled by cotton, ship-buildi...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Why an HOA is a Good Thing to HaveWhen buyers are looking for a home in Clarksville TN they typically ask if the neighborhood has an HOA. A Homeowners Association can be a very good thing to have and it is not something to be afraid of. In fact many home buyers also want to buy into an HOA neighb...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Come and see 996 Chatfield on Sunday, May 24 from 1-3.  One of the best values in Winnetka - read more about this house at Winnetka 996 Chatfield Road.2 full bedrooms plus a sitting room on the 2nd floor, 1 full bath, living room with fireplace, dining room, den, kitchen, and full basement.The la...
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 Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Greater Toronto Area – Home Sales a new high …….. Home sales in the first two weeks of May 2015 were 9.6 per cent higher than in May 2014. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported 5,655 sales in the first 14 days of May 2015, compared to 5,160 sales during the same period in May 2014.  The stronges...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Was It Just Luck or Power of ActiveRain?  You Decide!I wrote a blog post titled Short Sale Nightmare with Chase on May 8, 2015. There was only 211 views but I have no way of knowing who actually clicked on this post or even read it but here is the good news; -I did hear from Chase with this messa...