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By Wayne Bennett, Real Estate...As It Should Be
(One Home Team Realty/Charlotte,NC 704-293-3931)
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    Get Your House In Tip-Top Shape For Listing Photos!"A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and "What You See Is What You Get" are two well known phrases that you need to focus on when getting your house ready to put on the market. More and more buyers house hunt online, which means that the im...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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I would like to share something with you about serendipity - an inspection short story.  Am I a Prince of Serendip?SERENDIPITY - noun - the phenomenon of finding valuable things not looked for.  First known use in English in 1754, coming from an ancient Persian fairy tale called "The Three Prince...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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 In  "four season states" like Wisconsin....there is a belief among some Sellers and  potential Sellers that Spring is the very best time to put a house on the market. The weather is beginning to warm up and the thinking is that the housing market  does that as well.   What we know as seasoned R...
By Russell Smith
(OVM Financial)
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that U.S. employers added 173,000 new workers in August. This was below the 217,000 expected and below the 245,000 revision recorded in July. It was the lowest number of new workers since March and the second lowest in the past 19 months.Within th...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. - W. Clement Stone
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Kentlands Annual Dog Swim  The pool season in Kentlands will end on Labor Day, Monday September 7 at 9 p.m.  The Social (Main) Pool will close at 4 p.m. for the season and the annual Dog Swim will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Lap and Baby Pools will remain open until 9 p.m.Please be sure to...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Should Two People be on a Mortgage?” Having someone on title to a home may be very different from adding someone to a mortgage, especially when one of the borrowers make a small amount of income or no income at all, especially when that persons has debts that will mess up the debt ratios.  Once ...
By Kim Johnson, Selling South Florida
(Realty Associates of Florida I, Inc.)
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 Bark Park in Snyder Park in Ft. Lauderdale Florida  Fifth in the Series of Broward County Dog ParksEven though we do not have a dog "yet"-- I've been on the lookout for dog parks in our area! We have what I like to refer to as a "postage stamp" backyard, with zero lot lines. For someone that gre...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    I like Napoleon Hill, his way of thinking, style of writing and his wisdom. This is not to take away from many of the “newer” motivational speakers. They are all good. For the most part, they have repurposed his material and added their own knowledge to his concepts. When I digest his writing...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Today we closed on 624 N. Merrill in Park Ridge IL. This really fine 4 bedroom Tudor home with 2 full baths and 2 half baths is a dream. I love the house and my buyer client paid $799,900. The buyer was relocated from San Fran and fell in love with this home the minute we saw it. We made the offe...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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    Middletown, Connecticut YMCA 2015 Fall Programs.  The Middletown Connecticut YMCA is now taking registrations for their Fall Programs.  This is a great chance for the whole family to experience what the YMCA in Middletown, CT has to offer for the Fall. The YMCA has an excellent: Fitness Cent...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Windstone Palm City August 2015 Market ReportAs of August, 2015:There are currently 5 active listings for sale in Windstone.  List prices for these homes range from $549,900 to $890,000 for an average list price of $665,760 which equals $165.73 per sq. ft. of living area.As of this time there are...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Many agents have become photographers, videographers, web developers, staging experts, marketing mavens, and SEO Jockeys.  If you have time to do all that, you are not doing what brings business in. We always ask our clients:  “What can you do better than anyone else in your luxury real estate bu...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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It is your CERTAINTY of your extraordinary promise of value that gets customers chasing after you instead of you chasing them. If you follow our logic from our previous post, Get Them to Chase You , that marketing luxury real estate is really a matter of pricing the home correctly, you will see t...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Fla. Homes 32571, Builder confidence at highest level since Nov. 2005 "The fact that builder confidence has returned to levels not seen since 2005 shows that housing continues to improve at a steady pace," says NAHB chairman. Read more.  Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl....
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Why should you keep in touch with buyers - all the time?You never know when they will be motivated to buy!Here's Will Hamm 's experience, in his own words - in this re-blog. Funny how some things work out with our clients, I have a young couple that I have been working with since May to find a ho...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Premier 3.8 Acres for Sale in Salida CO  Enjoy living 5 minutes from downtown Salida. This is the best-priced lot on Methodist Mountain. Build your dream home and dive into the Valley lifestyle. Spend the morning skiing (20 minutes away). Come off the mountain and mountain bike all afternoon (we...
By Christopher Lotte, Call (614) 835-7151 For Your Real Estate Needs
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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 Today's Market Trends for Ashley * Median Listing Price: $187,770 -0.15% Median Listing Price/Sq Ft: $96.0000 -0.13% Total Listings: 6 -0.14% Total Listings Previous Months:August July   7 5   0.4% -0.17% * All data pertains to single-family homes  Ashley Ohio Real Estate Market Report for Sep 2...
By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty)
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Saturday is the perfect day to head to the Nasher Sculpture Center for Target First Saturday. Children's activities, live performances and FREE admission will make this a Saturday to remember. Activities are designed for preschool and elementary aged children. This event is a wonderful opportunit...
By Deb Kirschbaum
(MB/Priority Properties, Inc.)
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First to note that Labor day was made to celebrate the work of Unions that helped form a fair work-week and fair pay.  - - - And you thought the long weekend was only for campers & retail shoppers!  It's true I need to find a great deal on a dishwasher for my home this weekend - but it will have ...