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By Barbara Le Pine, S & W Real Estate, Newport OR
(S & W Real Estate, serving Lincoln County)
Comments 3
There might be a good reason the price is so low on a nice oceanfront house you saw on the internet. The nice interior pictures of a home listed in the MLS may not tell the whole story of why a price seems low for a home at the coast......Call me, perhaps I can be of help, to narrow down your sea...
Thanks for your recent question,Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400.I'm noticing a bunch of copy/paste posts from news outlets lately on this site. Have you noticed the same?Some attention in this re-post from Lenn Harley. WARNING!...IF YOU THINK YOU CAN JUST COPY AND PASTE CON...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
On March 22, 2017, National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reported that nationwide existing home sales decreased 3.7% to annual rate of 5.48 million homes in February of 2017 from 5.69 million homes in January of 2017, but rose 5.4% from February of 2016. There were 1.75 million homes supplies o...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 14
***Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Hartstene Pointe Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerMy 5 year old grandson just took off his training wheels.He has achieved  a new level of freedom…andFreedom is the Oxygen for the soul!Moshe Dayan Take my tour of Hartstene Po...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
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Want to have easy access to great outdoor activities? Check out some of these awesome homes in Northeast Klamath County. You'll have so much fun at the Fremont-Winema National Forest or the Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Being a part of this place is like being one with nature. You can l...

By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
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 Residence 1203 at the Edition Miami Beach offers generous living areas with light-filled, floor-to-ceiling windows and bleached teak wood flooring throughout, including the balconies and terraces. The serene simplicity of Pawson’s design offers a perfect canvas upon which owners can create indiv...

By Martha Brown, Your Homes Around Annapolis Agent
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Annapolis MD 21403)
Comments 5
Brand Loyalty Means Creature Comforts To Me When ones life is being a wife, mother, grandmother, Realtor, business owner, gardener, hiker, blogger and whatever else I have my hands and mind into at any given moment its all about the little things in life that make my life better, not to mention e...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 36
Once again I am wondering what will be. I have been to many dances but at this stage of my life, I was pretty sure my my dance card was full. I was wrong. So as a new season approaches, I have tickets to Jacob's Pillow (a magical dance venue about ten miles from my Berkshires home). This should b...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
In 1886 an entire village for cigar makers was developed in one corner of Old Town Key West. The Pohalski and Co. cigar factory was located at the corner of White and Truman. Cottages lined the nearby streets and lanes as was typical of the other parts of town where other cigar factories were loc...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Comments 15
I would have to say Long Binh Vietnam.  Long Binh is about 20 miles from Saigon (now called Ho Chi Minh), is the most unusual place I’ve ever lived.Long Binh was one of two places where Army personnel arriving into Vietnam were processed in.  Planes would land in Bien Hoa and then personnel were ...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
3240 Partridge Lane, Bellingham 98226 Investor alert! Endless opportunity for a 7 unit multi family or condo site. Easy to build with flat and clear topography. Utilities available. Value in the land but there is an existing rental house on property. House could be kept as a rental for income bef...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 3
Your trees are your legacy! Plant wisely! --The RJ Baxter Team10 Day Appraisals in Denver Metro!Check out our online reviews:Google BusinessZillowWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.Licensed in CO, CA, TX, FL, IL, and IA

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 10
It all starts with loving yourself.     1. Fall in love with talking care of yourself.   2. Without rain nothing grows. Learn to embrace the storms of your life.   3. Nothing is ever status quo, we are either moving forward or moving backwards. Richard Witt   4. Make somebody happy today. Mind yo...

By Ryan J. Orr, Team Title Guy Ticor- 909-767-0718, Sell...Buy...Refi... Specify the Title Guy!
(Ticor Title)
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Stand out in a crowd! There is a difference, and we take it to heart... Lean on us, and we believe if we know you, we can grow you!  In the title industry, our product is extremely plain, vanilla, and fees are regulated by the DOI. We work hard and smart daily to bring value to our clients and st...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
 3240 Partridge Lane, Bellingham 98226 Investor alert! Endless opportunity for a 7 unit multi family or condo site. Easy to build with flat and clear topography. Utilities available. Value in the land but there is an existing rental house on property. House could be kept as a rental for income be...

By Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Buy Daytona condos for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
Comments 2
The King and The Hyena.The Hyena Putina is jealous of the King Trumping, but is afraid of him. The Hyena Putina’s dream is to kill the King Trumping and become the King Hyena Putina. Antelopes and rabbits complain about the Hyena Putina, and want the King Trumping to deal with Hyenas…On the outsk...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 4
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
128 E Willow Creek Drive Middleton, ID 83644APPLY A Spacious home located in the cozy and quiet Middleton Lakes subdivision. Finished in 2015, this home is in excellent, move-in ready condition! Convenient floor plan with formal living and an open concept kitchen and family room. The kitchen has ...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
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  1. Amazing things happen when you distance yourself from negativity. 2. You can choose to make yourself miserable or you can choose to make yourself strong. The amount of work is the same.  3. Don't let your ears hear what your eyes didn't see, and don't let your mouth say what your heart doesn...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
In March of 2017, ATTOM Data Solutions reported nationwide there were 812,597 properties scheduled for foreclosure filings, default notices, auctions, and bank repossessions in February of 2017 decreased 1.0% from January of 2017, and fell 16.0% from February of 2016. While 30.5% were pre foreclo...