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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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I can't escape the feeling that I'm taking credit for someone else's work or that I've haven't give the writer her full due. Silly, right? It was a featured post; already branded with a gold star and soon to be maxed out on points. The post was already destined for stardom, SEO glory, and adulation by adoring AR fans.
The post in question is Tni LeBlanc's "Top 5 Mistakes Short Sale Sellers Make." I read it and I thought it was quality writing. (81 comments)
Top 5 Mistakes Short Sale Sellers Make - 07/10/11 12:12 AM
If you're thinking about potential short sale, Tni has outlined 5 fatal flaws short sale seller often make. When short selling, you're still putting your home on the market and you want to put your best foot forward. Awesome post. Via Tni LeBlanc REALTOR® Santa Maria CA Homes Central Coast:
Top 5 Mistakes Short Sale Sellers Make As a Santa Maria Short Sale Agent, I see short sale sellers make critical mistakes time and time again. Here is my list of the top 5 mistakes I see: 1) They wait too long to put the home on the market.Many times sellers believe (5 comments)
Certified Arborist: Vista Tree Service - 07/08/11 02:23 PM
Home owners needing a certified arborist in North County should contact Vista Tree Service. Since 1991, Vista Tree Service has been providing timely and professional tree care to Vista and the surrounding cities. Vista Tree Service has been to my home on a number of occasions to grind stumps, remove sickly Oleanders, and prune fruit trees. Recently I had a chance to sit down with owner/operator, Michael Grande, who is a licensed arborist. I learned quite a bit about tree trimming, being a licensed arborist, and planning trees for your landscape. Here are a few of the points Michael shared with (1 comments)
What Should I Look For in a Home? - 07/08/11 12:59 PM
What should I look for in a home? In this post we'll specifically address "What should I look for in a home?" as it pertains to the house itself. We'll focus on the physical attributes of the house and its contents. So as we answer, "What should I look for in a home?" we'll be talking about "look" in a literal sense. Where should my eyes be focused? As a buyers agent, this is detailed description of the things I'm looking for when I show homes to my clients. Each week, I'm looking at hundreds of homes online and dozens of (0 comments)
South Redondo Beach 4 bedroom home in highly desirable neighborhood offered at $775,000. This South Redondo Beach 4 bedroom home is only a half mile from the beach--close to restaurants, shopping, and the Redondo Beach Pier. Additionally, Alta Vista Elementary School, Parras Middle School, and Redondo Union High School are merely blocks away. This home is located in a very private neighborhood south of Torrance Boulevard which is only accessible by two streets. Within this South Redondo Beach 4 (4 comments)
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