Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Sidney Kutchuk, Temecula Short Sale Specialist | 951-217-6745
(Temecula short sale specialist at Realty Works Temecula,CA)
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Top 4 Foolproof Tips To Get Your Security Deposit Back As a renter of a Temecula CA home for rent, it is important that you understand how security deposits work and what you need to do to make sure that you get it back.  A security deposit is the amount of money you have to pay (different from y...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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What is the job of a listing agent?  Most will say it’s to market, and I agree with that mindset.  The main focus is marketing, but to whom?  I’d like to think that most buyers have the common sense to attach themselves to a buyer’s agent before they begin their home search. Assuming most buyers...
By Joel Friday, Make sure your home is "SOLD by Friday!"
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Progressive open house in Andover July 24th 5-7 pm Here is a great idea for home buyers in Andover MN. We are holding a progressive open house show casing the top listings in Andover all on one night. We have at least 24 homes available so come out and see one or all of these great homes. Prices ...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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10 Must-Do Packing Tips For Moving To Your New Westchase Home You have finally found your dream home and you are very excited to move your stuff in but you haven’t even started packing yet! Don’t let the task of packing weigh you down and rob you from the excitement of having your new home. Packi...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Get Your Glenbrooke Townhome Sold! 5 Ideas that Really Work With so many homes competing in the market, each home seller wants to know how to sell his or her home faster. And why not? The faster a home sells, the less work and stress it brings.   Here are some ideas guaranteed to get your Glenbro...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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You sleep. You wake. You eat. You go to the gym. You spend time with family. You show property. You write contracts. And at the same time you must generate more leads so that you can do it all over again—day in and day out. That’s where the Internet can help you. When you leverage the tools avail...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
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Utah Ranked Top Pro-business State: No. 1 Spot for the 3rd Time! Living in southern Utah has afforded a front row seat to the local business climate around the state, especially while involved in community activities such as ribbon cuttings, grand openings and ground breakings. Utah residents and...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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    The Retreat’s Grand Re-Opening, Lots for Sale in Gated Community - Caldwell, WV 24925     Grand Re-opening The Retreat will be on August 9, 2014.  Home sites are for sale at The Retreat, a gated-community.  The Retreat has underground utilities, paved road access, city water, private communit...
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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Are you looking for a 24 Hour Guard Gated Community With Single Family Homes?   Would you also like:   •A Gated Golf Community? •Two or 3 Car Garage? • Full Basement? •Amenities Including Clubhouse, Gym, Pool, Tennis, Play Area? •Landscaping Maintained For You? •Suffolk County Location?   That’s...
By Realty Works Temecula, Real Estate, Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee
(Realty Works Temecula)
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Top 4 Foolproof Tips To Get Your Security Deposit Back As a renter of a Temecula CA home for rent, it is important that you understand how security deposits work and what you need to do to make sure that you get it back.  A security deposit is the amount of money you have to pay (different from y...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Using Panoramic Shots in Tight Spaces     When I think of a panoramic shot I think of mountain ranges or ocean front views, not tight spaces. I learned something new that now makes a lot of sense. I will be using this function on my iPhone more often now.   I wanted to get the entire visible co...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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    When Paula and I started our house search we had champagne taste with a beer pocket book.  We didn’t know what we couldn’t afford.  When we did find out it was kind of a downer.  No single family for us.  Not enough down payment and not enough income. So we had to postpone single family owner...
By Esperanza Butler Realtor ®-, Homes For Sale in West Hills, Ca (818) 926-5425
(Exit Platinum Realty )
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  365 Things to do in West Hills, Ca / Woodland Hills/SF Valley Real Estate   Please allow me to introduce myself.       I'm a full service Realtor ®   Listing Agent / buyers agent, serving the West Hills, Woodland Hills, and in general the San Fernando Valley Every now and then clients ask m...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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La Grange IL Home for Sale - 422 Beach Ave     Lovely La Grange Home for Sale. This is a 3 Bedroom home with 1 full and 1 partial bathroom. The home has hardwood floors and is freshly painted. Has a large park-like back yard and a 2-car garage. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. Purchase th...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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   One of the things I will do for my clients is review all the potential listings, including viewing all of the photos in MLS.  I came across this one today and thought I would share it with all of the people on ActiveRain to ask your opinion, as there are so many great photographers here.     ...
By Katie McBride
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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In Town Hopkinton Location Overviewhttp://listings.realbird.com/Real_Estate/In-Town-Hopkinton-Location/Hopkinton/MA/E4F7E5C3/354075.aspx?tab=maps" target="_blank">Mapshttp://listings.realbird.com/Real_Estate/In-Town-Hopkinton-Location/Hopkinton/MA/E4F7E5C3/354075.aspx?tab=photo...
By Greg Raymer
(Raymer Real Estate Services LLC)
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Top Reasons to Live in Bowling Green Kentucky Have you ever considered living in Bowling Green Kentucky? If you dream to live in an urban area without having to crack your bones from working too hard to maintain the high cost of city living, Bowling Green KY is the best place to live. Compared to...
By Rob Kinnon
(BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors)
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This incredible 4 bedroom beachfront villa is a beach-lovers dream come true. Teeming with Sea Turtles, the beach on this property has been certified with the CEA (Centro Ecological Akumal) as an official turtle nesting zone.   Enjoy the incredible beauty of nature as it unfolds its beautiful dra...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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For the longest time I heard I should be doing video. I even tried it off an on for a while and found it to be extra work with little return. I tried a few services that did not do what I needed.   Finally in April I was introduced to the Talk Fusion CONNECT product!  It has been working amazing....
By Christine Farkas, Awesome Customer Service Experience
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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Rambler on 5 sweeping acres with 2-stall barn and tack room. Beautifully landscaped with great curb appeal! Oversized garage with plenty of shop room. Easy flowing floor plan with 2 fireplaces and formal dining room. Venetian blinds off Master Bedroom. Lots of parking for RVs and extra vehicles. ...