Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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No I Don't Want To See That Condo...   Have you ever worked with a client where you knew you had something to show them that wasn't on their "must see" list?   We were working with a buyer who explained to us exactly what he didn't want in a Condo. He didn't want anyone living above him or below...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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Great 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Apache Junction. What will you do with all the space on this Great 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Apache Junction 1 1/4 acre corner lot! Plenty of room for all your toys in your Great 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Apache Junction, animals or use your imagination. E...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Using the wrong word makes whole sentences make no sense, so it really does pay to learn which is proper.   Three problem pairs that I've been seeing a lot lately are: Compliment /complement Loose / lose Devices / devises Let's start at the top: A compliment is something you pay when you say some...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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** A MUST SEE ** This Fantastic 4 Bedroom 2.75 Bath Home in Tolleson has Large Kitchen with island open to Family Room. Master Bedroom in this Fantastic 4 Bedroom 2.75 Bath Home in Tolleson has large with walk in closet, dual sinks, oval soaking tub with separate shower. This Fantastic 4 Bedroom ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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 Top 5 Things Carillon Lakes Community Homebuyers Miss to Check     Because home buying is a thrilling experience where you can get drowned in new vocabularies, stressed  by negotiations, and pre-occupied by fear of not getting your dream home, it is easy to miss a couple of things when inspectin...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Christmas Brings Out The Child in Us “There nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.” Erma Bomback, American Author and Humorist   As I see it. . . . . . . . Christmas brings out the child in us   Childhood was a wonderful time . . . . our days were full of...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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Make 2015 the best year yet moving to Sun City West.  55+ active adult community.  55+ Shang Ra Lei, Resort amenities and golf courses, clubs and classes galore and this property is in one of the lowest tax zones in the entire US.    Don't spend another year shoveling snow, when you could be enjo...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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  This is the first postcard that will be mailed in 2015 for a Free Market Analysis in Franklin MA from Lorraine Kuney, Franklin's Top Agent in 2014.  This postcard will land in 7,200+ mailboxes during the first week of 2015.  Spring starts January 1st, so there's no reason to wait any longer, i...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Why Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Candlewood Lake Home   It is always best advised to hire the assistance of a real estate agent when selling your Candlewood Lake home for sale. Although the law does not oblige home buyers and sellers to hire a real estate agent, some states require ...
  If you're one of those P.C. Grinches that doesn't want to hear anything about Santa, than this piece isn't for you.  But for all those of you who want to find a lesson in marketing through the spirit of Christmas, read on. I don't care what you may or may not celebrate.  My hope for each and ev...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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The Glass of Your Life  “Stop asking if the glass is half full or half empty. Instead ask ‘what’s in it?’ How did it get there? What can I do with it?” David Kaufman, Actor      As I see it. . . . . . . . The glass of your life   How do you see your glass of life? Do you see your glass as being f...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES - Amelia Island
(Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034)
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I got the house I want, what a great Christmas gift for me, thank you Jesus!   My agent called today to let me know that I got the house I wanted at the price I wanted.  If everything goes according to schedule, I'll be closing on it February ninth and moving in some time that week.  The link bel...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Wynridge Estates An up to date look at  Wynridge Estates Homes For Sale  and Wynridge Estates Home Listings. This is a popular community located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte. Below, you'll find additional links for neighborhoods near Wynridge and homes in the Ardrey Kell High School Distric...
By Christine Farkas, Awesome Customer Service Experience
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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Nearly new 3 bedroom home in popular South Springs Community. Open/spacious floor plan. Features upgraded wood floors, high ceilings, large windows and gas fireplace. Kitchen features slab granite counters, stainless appliances & extended eating/entertaining bar & serving counter. Main-floor Mast...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Seacrest Beach Real Estate | Market Report November 2014     Why is Seacrest Beach Real Estate one of the hottest 30A communities?   Seacrest Beach real estate offers a more affordable alternative to Rosemary Beach FL real estate and Alys Beach, without sacrificing proximity to the atmosphere, sh...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Stone Creek Homes An up to date look at Stone Creek Ranch homes for sale and the Stone Creek Ranch Neighborhood located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte as well as other homes in the Ardrey Kell High School District. Stone Creek Ranch offers four distict sections to the community each with thei...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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    West Lafayette IN 47906 Harrison Highlands waterfront property for sale on pond near Barnett's Creek Elementary and Purdue Research Park.             BOUGHT !!!!!!       West Lafayette IN 47906 Harrison Highlands waterfront 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home for sale is now a closed;  congratulations...
By Jim Griffin
(HouseLens: Full-Motion Video House Tours)
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When my colleague Dave Greenberg joined HouseLens earlier this year, he took over the task of blogging about all the wonderful cities where we do business. This week, he posted a profile of Naples-Ft. Myers, FL, one of our newer markets. This beautiful area on Florida's Gulf Coast is part of our ...
By Rebecca Levinson, Real Estate Marketing and Online Advertising Consultant
(Real Skillz-Clear Marketing for Your Real Estate Vision)
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How to Add Your Real Estate Business Listing to Google Places All real estate is local and now real estate on Google is becoming a more local search friendly place to be.  If you haven't already claimed/added your real estate business listing to Google Places, here's how to do so in 10 Simple Ste...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On November 20, 2014, National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reported on median home value was $208,300 in October of 2014, higher 5.5% from October of 2013.  There were 4,63 million single family homes soldin October of 2014 gained 1.3% from the 4.57 million sold in September of 2014, and incre...