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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 Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 Have you Repositioned your Apartment or Multi Family Building for Big Profits?NOW IS THE TIME !! Don't believe all that you hear. Certain areas are experiencing high volume sales. The Seattle Metro and North Seattle Multi Family and Apartment Building market is one of those areas. We specialize ...
By The Isaacs Team, Savvy agents/Superior service/Successful outcomes
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Heidi's Stylish ReinventionSMALL COOL APARTMENT THERAPY SMALL COOL 2015 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 pick just a few things that ...
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 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 Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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When you are looking for a real estate agent, do you want one from a big named company?  Or one from an awesome boutique agency??Are you of the old school who thinks that your house will sell faster if you call one of the big name franchises that are all over the country and scream from the roof ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Clients who want to help their parents have asked me if there is such a thing as a Caregiver Mortgage. Yes there is! It was created by National Family Mortgage of Belmont Massachusetts. This new loan product is fundamentally a private, less regulated version of a reverse mortgage. There have been...
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 Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in Elkhart County, IN.Meet the Leaders!Evelyn Johnston  Larry Johnston                         Mandi NullFriends & Neighbors Real Estate is well represented in the rankings of Active Rain in Elkhart County as Evelyn Johnston leads the way, with  Larry Johnston  2nd and Mand...
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 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 Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
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Just Listed For Sale 2402 Youngs Dr Haymarket VA 20169! Don't miss your chance to see this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom charming Bull Run Mountain, .74 acre oasis!  Please join us TODAY 5/24/2015 from 1-4PM for an Open House!    Contact Us for more information on this home or to schedule a showing toda...
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 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 Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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Sunday May 24, 2015 McCurtain County Idabel OK Real Estate Agents More RAIN!  We've had soooo much rain like many in the midwest this 2015 Spring.  All lakes are full and overflowing.. all streams out of their banks..  many roads closed, bridges in danger..  time to just stay home.   Don and I we...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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                     Holding Back Offers or                                   Pre-emptive Bully Offers Holding back offers until a specific date has become the norm-usually a week after the listing appears on MLS. This hold back date is posted on the listing in the brokerage remarks. Holding back...
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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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...