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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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Home Sales Are Up 12.5% in The City of Bristol VA Through 2.28.15   REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE!   Check out the latest news ....Home Sales Are Up 12.5% in The City of Bristol VA Through 2.28.15   It's hard to believe that March is already here! Through February 2015 things are looking good in The Ci...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Here is a review of the real estate scene in Evanston IL. Interest rates are low and prices are great. Presently in Evanston IL there 98 houses for sale and 78 under contract and waiting to close. In the last 30 days 25 single family houses have sold and are closed. In the Condominium scene there...
By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
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                         WWW.REALESTATEWAUKESHACOUNTY.COM   Think Spring!! It is here and buyers and sellers alike are benefiting from the best home search tool out there. Now you can search for your next home, save your listings and have a lender get you prequalified all together. If you are a s...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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As all of my current listings in the area are under contract or have been sold I have FOR SALE signs available to list you home for the coming spring market. Soon there will be flowers  showing there petals, the snow will be gone and because of the shortage of inventory and the spring market will...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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SELLING A HOME WHILE IT'S OCCUPIED BY TENANTS Whether it is a seller's market or buyer's market, in order to sell your house, prospecitve buyers must be able to easily see the home before making an offer. Though it is ideal to have your house vacant once you decide to sell, it is not always possi...
By Carolina Crew Realty Keller Williams Winston Salem, Residential | Commercial | Prop Mangement
(The Carolina Crew, Inc.)
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The Carolina Crew, Inc. is a well known and established real estate company in Winston Salem, NC. For years they have helped people buy, sell, invest, and manage real property. The Carolina Crew has specialized divisions of Residential Sales, Property Management, and Commercial Real Estate.    C...
By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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The locals refer to the Palos Verdes Peninsula as "The Hill" because it really is a large hill that towers over the flat land and ocean below.  You can imagine the views of water and twinkling city lights this hilltop perch affords the fortunate residents.   I'm always searching for ways to showc...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 5
Like a kid at the candy store, low cost waterfront properties in Maine are one more attraction here in Vacationland. But like an allowance when you were a kid burning a hole in your pocket in trying to decide what to purchase. You only have so much money to stretch, in what to buy, what is out th...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
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  *Goodyear Arizona Retirement Homes*   Retire and Enjoy in a Well Planned Community in Palm Valley, Goodyear AZ! Palm Valley is a beautifully planned 9,000 acre community located in Goodyear, Arizona.  Palm Valley is located just 13 miles from downtown Phoenix off the I-10 freeway providing easy...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 19
Just Reduced Home For Sale in Blountville TN 2.27.15 …Check out 400 Big Hollow Road!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ....Just Reduced Home For Sale in Blountville TN 2.27.15 …Check out 400 Big Hollow Road!   400 Big Hollow is now the BEST BUY in ....  Blountville TN!   NOW  ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 16
Should I Use The Same Real Estate Agent To Buy AND Sell? If it's US you're thinking about, then OF COURSE!!  But actually it's not quite that simple!  In most cases, yes, working with one agent or team simplifies your life.  If they're experienced agents, handling both selling your existing home ...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
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Yountville, set in the center of the Napa Valley and most often is describe as being as its heart. The 2010 census pegged the population at 2,933 with The California Veteran's Home in Yountville members counting for about 800 of this number. Today I would guess this count to be 2,200. However, on...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
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This is a weekly feature I will do every Saturday for those wanting info on open homes in the Napa Valley. If I can help you find the perfect property here in the Napa Valley, please contact me. For those wanting a map and more details, here is the link to the Napa Register’s open house page.   ...
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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Stones Manor Home Sold at 2481 Settlers Trace, Clarksville TN. This new home has a wonderful floor plan and that and the fine finishes attracted the buyer to make an offer. Stones Manor is a luxury living neighborhood that is a high demand subdivision in Rossview School zone. You can see more of ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 27
Moving To Sunshine State? Discover Clermont FL!Thousands of people are moving to Central FL each year and if you are reading this post, you might also be thinking about leaving the cold and snow behind. There’s no better time to move than now, don’t wait for another cold winter to pack up. Once y...
By Doug Reynolds, Realtor - Sacramento, CA
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate)
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Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Area Realtor, provides an over view of how to prepare your home for sale.The short answer is that it varies depending on the property and the seller's situation.Your agent should be able to provide you with a detailed plan of action for getting the best outcome for you...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team at Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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Former Model Home! $219,900 This lovely Townhome is the former builder's model home! This bright and open floor plan boasts... 1923 Monterrey Street, Allen, TX Photos: 25   Beds: 2   Baths: 3 (2 full)(1 half)    Square Feet: 1686    Lot: 0 Stately Elegance in Garland $599,900 Stately elegance co...
By David Beckham, Your Louisiana Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty )
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Homes in the Settlement at Willow Grove Baton Rouge, LA       Why do People Live Here?     Homes in the Settlement at Willow Grove, Baton Rouge, LA has an exceptional ability to impress its residents. The Settlement at Willow Grove is an incredible attraction and hard to resist, with its great se...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
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St Helena, a city of about 6,000 is located in the Napa Valley and is one of the most desirous places to live. In my 30 years of selling real estate here St Helena and Yountville are one-two or visa versa as the place people want to buy. The city consists of a true Main Street when most of the r...
By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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        Are you interested in living the life of lake living? Come out to Holly and see one of the Lakefront Homes for sale! Holly is a wonderful place to live. You will find more houses with land then you would find in White Lake, Commerce or Waterford Michigan.                 937 SHELDON Drive...