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By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
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Introducing New Listing in Jade Beach Sunny Isles Luxury Direct Oceanfront Residence For Sale in Jade Beach Sunny Isles Beach.1 Bed / 1.5 Baths | - 862 SF - Asking $999,000 For all of your real estate needs, prices, inventory please visit...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Dear Readers - Margaret Rome from Baltimore, MD devotes her business energy to her Clients and to enhancing the ActiveRain Community. In fact, Margaret was one of the earliest members - even invested in the Founders when they first started out! Now that shows her devotion from the VERY beginning...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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2615 Coatbridge DR, Austin, TX, 78745 Wonderful 3 bed 2 bath in Cherry Creek. Upgraded kitchen, new floors in guest bedrooms and granite counter tops in both bathrooms. Home boasts professionally landscaped front/back yard with complete irrigation system. Huge backyard with stone patio with cedar...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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It is no secret that I have the very best sellers. How lucky that I get to work with people I like and respect selling wonderful houses.We decided to have a holiday open house in December. Click to see photos  Mother nature had another plan...called snow!Many phone calls back and forth between th...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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Some things in life are a "moving target" impossible to hit simply BECAUSE the target moves, usually right when we're ready to hit it.   Real Estate is defintely a "moving target"... it's the very nature of the business and recognition of that can help determine your success or failure at it!  Yo...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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What an incredible year we have had in 2017 working with our many investors who purchased properties the year and many pending for 2018. In my 27 years of doing investment real estate this has been the best year of all. I can even look back to the mania for investing before 2008 and still say thi...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
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I wrote about 1403 Pine Street, Key West, a few months ago just after it was listed for sale. To my surprise, this really interesting property has not sold. For first time readers and return loyal followers, let me share with you my thoughts about this place.The property consists of the main hous...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I love lights and have many inside and out, all year long. I have many solar lights and a strobe type electric fixture that spreads small specks of green light through out my yard and into my trees. I can see these lights through my bedroom window even when I am in bed. My camera isn't up to the ...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRS,CRB, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 This isn't the happy, feel good kind of post that I was thinking I'd be writing about today, especially for the Thankful Season!   But a situation occurred yesterday at a professional designation meeting of leaders and I must deal with it because it is serious and can have  short and long term c...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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      Winter is here and the trees are now covered with snow from the snow storm this weekend as you can see in my Final Blog Of The 2017 Progression Of Fall Colors In Middlefield, CT.  With the arrival of Winter in Connecticut, my Progression Of Fall Colors series I started six years ago is now...

By Laurie Planamento, Your Florida Title Partner
(Frontier Title Group, LLC)
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With the increase in foreign national persons buying and selling real estate (especially here in South Florida) the need is increasing for a deed, power of attorney, or even a bank mortgage package to be notarized in a foreign country.  Here are some basic guidelines to be aware of and plan for: ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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We all know they will never give up don't we?  Anyway, I found this example interesting, funny and sad.  Interesting on some of the spelling while also funny.  Sad to think people are falling for this.  So tell me what do you think? Here is the first email our agent received from the "title Compa...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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           Time Is Of The Essence is defined:  Failure to act within the time required constitutes a breach of the contract.   Just because you have 10, 12 or 30 days to respond... does not mean you have to wait that entire time. It's common courtesy if you know sooner to respond when that inform...

By Mark Organek, On a journey to accomplish one huge goal.
(And the United States of America)
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An easy way to start doing affirmations and my way of using autosuggestion to change my behaviors.I did a Facebook Live broadcast yesterday and some people PM'd me about their affirmation issues.  I have told people to start small.  I made this video because it is a little easier for me to do tha...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
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2711 1st Street Northwest Wow! Check out this fantastic property, zoned Commercial, with residential in the front. This is a fantastic income producing property! The building in the back can be used for multiple uses. Income producing property.... the choice is yours! NOW is your chance to take a...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness. – Bernard de Fontenelle We live in a world where 24 hours a day you can watch any number of television shows that tell the story of buying a fantastic home—all in a matter of 50 minutes! A lovely couple looks at three homes, picks on...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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  If you’ve been on AR for more than a year or two, you realize how many people go into making this platform so special. Everyone who regularly blogs has a special way of giving to the community.   One of these members  has gone a step further. Remember when daily someone would ask how to you ge...
December Newsletter With Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Wishes from the Matt Bagley Team! 2017 has been an awesome year for our Southern Utah real estate market!  We feel very blessed and send our warmest thank you to all of you!  ERA Realty Center is still number one top producing office.  Th...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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New Listing!!130 Shurley St, Rock Hill, SC 29732$95,700Call us to a schedule showing! (704)209-!Awesome brick home with fenced yard! It does have 2 bedroom, 1 bath with screened porch!!#getlt‬ #ibuyhouses #BuyHouse #webuyhousescash #BuyHouses #webuyhousesfast ...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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8417 195th St E #121SP Spanaway, WA 98387 Welcome to Crystal Pointe Community. The home sits on over 11k sq ft, with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Has a huge covered deck, disabled access and great open concept. Roof only a year old and most appliances only 2 yrs. This is a very nice place to call home...