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By Harry Ikanson
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 Most of the real estate agents and brokers that you'll end up meeting typically work with three major property types. These three types encompass all the other properties that you might encounter. If you are a new agent, or thinking of becoming one, it might be a lot of help to take a look at th...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Another Great Neighborhood in Camas, WA  Each week, we'll be featuring one 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 amenities of nearby Portlan...
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's worked with us several times to sell his investment properties.  Building long-term relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of our business. And we are always deli...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Best Played Real Estate Scene Not Staged It is very busy in RI real estate right now as the bustle of spring weather comes at many potential home sellers.  All at once new clients are calling everyday for a market analysis on their home or family home.  It is intense on some days.  But I could no...
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 4.20.15 ...Check Out 140 Longview Drive! REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!  Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Home in Bristol TN 4.20.15 ...Check Out 140 Longview Drive!  This was a great home that was Listed, Under Contract and Closed in just 44 Days!  CL...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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I have been a homeowner for a long time and through the years have learned many maintenance tips which I consider to be responsible for helping me keep my house in order and avoiding costly repairs.  Everything in a house wears out after a while. There is an expected life span to everything..... ...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Minding My Manners Got Me A New ListingI went on a listing appointment last weekend and it was just me and an empty house. The owners of the property live out of state and past clients referred them to me. When they called they explained that they wouldn’t be there for the appointment but, that I...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultants
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Who Saves the Commission?One of the most common reasons buyers want to deal directly with the seller is because they feel they can save the commission.  It’s a valid consideration but interestingly, it’s the same reason the seller isn’t employing an agent; they feel they can save the commission. ...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Stunning Luxury View Home in Washougal is Under Contract  My latest group of  buyers wanted to find the perfect family retreat. A home large enough to house two couples - including the wife's mom and dad. Plus, with college age children, they hoped to locate a spot with amenities to make it a des...
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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Terraces of Hearthstone Community Yard Sale | Clarksville TN It's that time again for the  Spring Community Yard Sale in Terraces of Hearthstone. The date is this Saturday, April 25, 2015 7 AM to 12 PM.Terraces of Hearthstone is a lovely neighborhood with about 75 homes and more new ones under co...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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YES, You really do NEED a Full Time Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area Real Estate Agent.As hot as the Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate market is these days, do you really want to wait until your Real Estate "agent" gets off work to handle one of  the largest investments you'll ever make?Yeah, I didn't...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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When I write my market reports, I often provide the average and median sale price of properties.Those numbers are often different and buyers should understand why: Average Sales Price: All sales are added together and divided by the number of sales. Median Sales Price: All sales are lined up from...
By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
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Yesterday was a great day in Groveland Florida. Well, most people wouldn't think it was a great day but it was for my garden. We finally had some rain. No wind. No thunder. No Lightning. Just good ole fashion, slow dropping rain. Sure, it makes showing houses a little less enjoyable...that's a li...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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Residents of Big Canoe, Georgia need not be afraid of going hungry inside the gates of our community. There are a few quite wonderful choices of restaurants for dining pleasure. There are actually two restaurants and two snack bars on the Big Canoe property.  The Black Bear PubThe largest restaur...
By Captain Wayne Rowlett, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(REcampus Fully Accredited Florida ONLINE & Classroom Training in Destin, Pensacola Florida)
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Exam Prep for Sales Associates  $49.00 Florida Real Estate QBank for Sales Associates What do you get when you put over 70 years of licensing and exam preparation experience behind one comprehensive test engine? You get the power to pass the Florida sales associate licensing exam! You’ll be as pr...
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...
By Ilya Reznik, Smart Broker Makes All The Difference
(The Reznik Group, Inc)
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Miami Beach's The Reznik Group is proud to announce a new luxury condominium development directly on the beach in Miami Beach - The Faena Versailles Condominiums Miami BeachRenowned hotelier and developer Alan Faena is adding to his already impressive Faena Miami Beach developments 2 new luxury c...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes for Sale Near Diane Winborn Elementary School in Katy TX Find homes for sale near Diane Winborn Elementary School in Katy TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School InformationDiane Winborn Elementary School is o...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes for Sale Near Dr Debbie Emery Elementary in Katy TX Find homes for sale near Dr Debbie Emery Elementary in Katy TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School InformationDr Debbie Emery Elementary is a public element...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes for Sale Near Duryea Elementary School in Katy TX Find homes for sale near Duryea Elementary School in Katy TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School InformationDuryea Elementary School is located in Arbor Creek...