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Kristin Hamilton CDPE, SFR, CHS, Realtor Redlands/ Loma Linda Homes for Sale, CA (Keller Williams Realty)
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Tom Arstingstall - Dry Rot, Water Damage General Contractor in Sacramento (Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com )
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Christine Donovan Costa Mesa CA Homes Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 (Donovan Blatt Realty)
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Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
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Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area (Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
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Debbie Reynolds, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" (Prudential PenFed Realty)
Do You Tell Your Clients When You Are Going on Vacation? It is that time of year when more and more agents plan trips and will be away from their businesses. Or will they? With connectivity being as integrated as it is, many agents can…
Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc)
This is an amusing and a revealing photo taken recently at an inspection at a large commercial building. It was dark inside the building, and bright sunlight prevailed at the outside. The picture tells the story, pretty poor energy efficiency at…
Gary Woltal - Assoc. Broker REALTOR® SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty)
While in past blog articles I have disagreed with consumers, the National Assn of REALTORS, other agents, that your PRIMARY home is NOT an investment, but a cost, and a liability rather and more importantly SHELTER, when it comes to TIME I think…
Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Wayne B. Pruner, Realtor, GRI (Oregon First)
A Home Inspection Is Not Optional How often have you heard the need to get a home inspection from a Realtor? There is no legal requirement in Oregon to have a home inspection, but it would be incredibly unwise not to get one. Buying a home with…
Beth Atalay, Broker, CDPE (Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Debb Janes~Realtor® Camas, Washington EcoBroker (The Carl Group, LLC)
I recently wrote a post lamenting the inconsiderate spots where "some" listing agents place lockboxes. I called it The Lockbox Blues. While a number of comments suggested it might make a good country tune - Bruce Walter went the extra step. Doesn't…
Clint Mckie Desert Sun Home Inspections Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, Desert Sun Home Inspection (Desert Sun Home Inspections/ Energy Audits)
When will sellers learn? Safety, the concerns with selling the home. As many of the followers of Desert Sun Home inspections in Carlsbad, New Mexico knows, I have posted time and time again about the safety within and outside the home. The…
Roger D. Mucci Lake, Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Kathy Streib-Home Stager-Palm Bch County South Florida - 561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging)
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Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA | Warner Robins Real Estate Agent, Anita Clark Realtor® (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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