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By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
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While many blog writers, including myself, often focus on homeowners in financial distress, Tenants are often victims of either their own financial distress or the financial distress of their landlord.  This article will examine the eviction process from a lawyer’s viewpoint for both the landlord...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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     No one likes change ...especially the older they get.  But the new numbering of the Maine I-95 exits makes sense.  You have exits now that reflect how many miles into Maine you are. From Kittery's mile one to Houlton Maine's  town exit 302 and airport exit on Canadian border of New B...
By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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Upper Red Hook A Historic Hamlet-Red Hook NY If you love history Upper Red Hook is a very interesting hamlet.  Take for example, the Thomas House - this home has been around since the 1700's  and was used in 1777 as a command post during the Revolutionary war, to keep track of the British Arm...
By MaryBeth Mills Muldowney, Massachusetts Broker Owner
(TradeWinds Realty Group LLC)
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Tornado Warning just north of Boston. Had been heavy rain and lighting warning which is now a potential for rotation. National Weather Service has issued this warning. If you are in Andover, Lynnfield, Salem, Lynn, Melrose, Malden, Medford, Lynn, Saugus, Nahant, Marblehead, Middleton, Beverly and...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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Did You Know? 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease As a volunteer for the Alzheimer's Association, I continue to learn more and more about the disease. I believe it is often misunderstood. Many believe it's something that only affects older adults and that it is strictly about memory loss....
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Closing an Escrow – Stress Test! Closing an Escrow in my opinion can sometime be more stressful than getting married. At least when you are getting married you know what date it is going to happen (generally). Although there are smooth escrows and a good agent and good lender can ease many of the...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Lakeshore Arts Festival Evanston IL August 2 and 3rd The Lakeshore Arts Festival is coming up and has been a staple of the city since 1973 at the Evanston Lakefront. This year the festival will be at Centennial Park because there is construction going on at the Arrington Lagoon which is in Dawes ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Homes for Sale in The Brantley Subdivision in Warner Robins GA The Brantley Subdivision Information Buyers and investors are in for a treat in this established community in a growing sector of Houston County GA. When ready, taking a gander at the homes for sale in The Brantley Subdivision in Warn...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
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  If you are interested in owning a little bit of history, then you might want to look at the single family homes for sale in Park Shore Naples, Florida.  This is because this community was the very first planned development in the entire state of Florida, and it took Raymond Lutgert and his asso...
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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Featured Home Buy Of The Day in Bristol TN 7.27.14 …354 Highway 44!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH FOR BRISTOL TN!   Check out the latest ....Featured Home Buy Of The Day in Bristol TN 7.27.14 …354 Highway 44!   This is a one-of-a-kind property!     It's family entertaining at it's best!     5 ...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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  Welcome to the Little Rocky Run June 2014 Single Family Home Sales Report.  Our Fairfax county real estate market continues to show an increasing number of homes for sale during the last 2 months. This generally means that it will take more days to get a good contract due to competition....espe...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
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    Sardis Forest is a great location with shopping nearby and a short commute into uptown Charlotte.  There are homes in many price ranges and large lots to accommodate the outdoor enthusiast.  They have a neighborhood pool and tennis courts that make a great area to enjoy.  Some of the homes h...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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    This past week was Realtor Appreciation Week at our local Association.   Everything that was planned was completely FREE!    We enjoyed the benefits of a class on foreign buyers on Monday and information on the CIPS designation.   Tuesday provided a full day of classes by an esteemed real est...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Exterior Household Projects Need Approval in Kentlands   Summertime is when many home owners in Kenlands are making repairs and improvements. All of us need to remember that it is important to obtain the needed approvals for exterior changes. This is the notice from the Kentlands Citizens Assembl...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Green Park Dog Exercise Area   Let your dog experience the joys of running off leash at the Gaithersburg Dog Exercise Area (DEA) on the grounds of Green Park. There's plenty of room for romping and socialization. The DEA is free to City residents with currently-licensed dogs. The yearly membe...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Sandy Knoll Estates -Last Three Home Sites OverviewMapsPhotosDescription lot 1 Silver fox Road in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $679,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 3,100 sqftLot: 40,004 sqft Location Lot 1 Silver Fox RoadFr...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is a chart that displays the production for closed transactions in the town of Franklin MA by the top three real estate agents who participate in that town's real estate.  The top agent for the past  several years is Lorraine Kuney.  Lorraine has closed 31 Franklin Homes since January o...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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This is a 1.6 acre building lot located in the Woodwinds Development in Thornton, New Hampshire.   This parcel features; 110’ of water frontage on Orris Brook, underground utilities, and is located on a cul-de-sac off a paved town road.   Not only can you enjoy the Woodwinds Development pond and ...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Young Custom Colonial at 28 Koshivas Drive in Franklin MA OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 28 Koshivas Drive in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $449,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,440 sqftLot: 40,860 sqft Location 28 K...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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50 Shady Lane in Franklin MA-For The Growing Family OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 50 Shady Lane in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $434,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,336 sqftLot: 27,418 sqft Location 50 Shady LaneFranklin, MA 02038U...