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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware, Cecil County, and S. Chester County, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
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A client who is looking for a piece of land on which to build a house for his family asked me about a particular parcel in Wilmington that has been on the market for 3 years (great starting news). Under “Disclosures” on the MLS, the listing agent has included maps of the property with large print...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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I am not suggesting you quit your "day job"... you can continue to sell homes in whatever market you are working in now...I am suggesting you incorporate and transition Luxury Home Sales into your business.Here are 5 surprising and good reasons to do so.. Video - 5 Surprising ReasonsFree Luxury H...
By Rich Levin
(Real Estate Grad School)
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How many times a week do you hear the classic question, “so, how’s the market?” How do you know if it’s polite conversation or a potential client checking you out? Talking points — pre-planned responses to common questions — are a great way to make sure you don’t drop the ball when someone expres...
By Magnets USA
(Magnets USA®)
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Periscope. You’ve probably seen the word buzzing around Twitter.But what is it, and how can it impact the future of your business? Before we jump into ways you can use Twitter’s first live-stream app, watch this short video from the Wall Street Journal:Cool, huh? But like the video mentioned, you...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Top 4 Measurement Tips For Your Carillon Lakes Community Homes Decorating your new Carillon Lakes community homes for sale can be all sorts exciting. It’s empty and it’s all yours to design! But wait, before you start with hanging wall art and purchasing rugs, keep these measurement tips in mind....
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I just read a question on the Q &A section posed by Maureen Harmonay  who asked, “Do you require buyers’ agents to accompany their clients during showings of your listings?” I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic. We are listing agents, and our main focus is to deliver our sellers to the c...
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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6 Things to Do After Moving to Your Candlewood Lakefront Home Moving to your new Candlewood lakefront home is exciting. But the hardest part of the move does not end when the last box is carried inside your new property. As a matter of fact, there are still several things that you have to take ca...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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4 Hottest Trends for Your Luxury Home for Sale  Decorating your beachfront 30A luxury home for sale is one of the most liberating home-improvement projects you could do. The scenic location, by the Gulf of Mexico, gives you a sense of creativity and whimsy that you won’t get in an urban setting. ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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Monday Morning Motivator    We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.- Ralph Waldo Emerson     Today I will be sailing into uncharted territory here in the high desert...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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Top 5 Budgeting Tips for Pleasanton Luxury Homes for Sale BuyersIf buying a Pleasanton luxury home for sale is your goal, then you need to have a wise budgeting strategy. It might require a little sacrifice on your part but it will definitely pay off if you stick to a budget. Here are some tips t...
By Alicia Ale, Realtor Miami Florida Luxury Homes
(Miami Riviera, llc - Real Estate & Inmobiliaria)
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6 Reasons Why Your Key Colony Waterfront Condo is Not SellingEvery homeseller’s nightmare is to have his or her home dwindling in the market for months with no interested buyer in sight. If you’re one of those having bad luck on the market, you may want to take a good, long look at what you’re of...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Top 4 Tips when Pricing Your Home for Sale in South Tampa Area When selling your property, first impressions matter most. Studies have proven that the first two weeks on the market are the most crucial to the success of your sale. Pricing your property strategically will help it stand out from am...
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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Indian Head Forest is an all-age Condo community in Commack Long Island. As a courtesy, Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson are providing you with the Community Profile of this lovely neighborhood. Indian Head Forest in Commack Long Island 11725 can be rea...
By Robert Harrington,
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The curious case of the Suicide of the MLS or what happens when the Bureaucratic  "TAIL" wags ROVER the Realtor(® "DOG"Figures are extropolated from USA and CANADA labor and MLS ™ estimates... If you find these statistics disturbing..Please do not kill the messenger as you are welcome to look the...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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7 Best Kitchen Cleaning Tips for Your Grasslands Lakeland Florida Home The kitchen is one of the nastiest places in your Grasslands Lakeland Florida home. But then again, it is also one of the top 2 rooms that buyers focus on when touring your home. So deep cleaning your kitchen is a good way to ...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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I was using the Jacuzzi at a major well-known Landmark Hotel the other day as I often do. I never know who will be there, where they are from or what to expect. I meet people from all over the world. Sometimes I ask questions, converse, and at other times I just listen inTIMES I LISTEN INIf there...
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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Want To Know What It Takes To Be Successful Realtors On Long Island? The best way is by letting some of our past clients speak for us: "Larry and Sheila have a special way of being very genuine towards their clients while being assertive to achieve their objectives. They worked very hard in advis...
By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
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Click Here to view more great articles  Jay McHugh Appreciation Expert 617.699.7442 Chief Appreciation Officer at LAER Realty Partners Edit post How selling Socks can improve your business! Apr 20, 2015 72Views 3Likes 0Comments Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Share on Twi...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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It's Friday Fun Time  - Are you up for a Half Flight of Bacon? I bet you think I'm joking!   I can hear your disbelief .....   Wine comes in flights or half flights, right? Not Bacon!  There is no such thing as a half flight of Bacon, is there?   Bacon is being served with half flights of wine? C...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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When you're writing to attract prospects - let your personality show! Whether you’re writing a blog post, a web page, or an email to a prospect, one of the first things you need to do is get rid of the notion that your high school or college composition teacher is going to critique your work.They...