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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated place ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2014 Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel as tho...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.  Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built in two va...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Equestrian Club de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Cuando se habla de bienes raíces en Wellington, debemos decir que El Equestrian Club de Wellington es una de las más maravillosas comunidades en el área. Definitivamente se sentirá inspirado al entrar a esta c...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellington Florida pa...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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Flagstaff Single Level 4 Bedroom Horse Property Bordering Forest ServiceOpen House  on August 2, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm located at 3030 West Forest Hills Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Forested horse property! Equipped with an arena, corrals, a barn and bordering forest service!   This single level 4 bedroom ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Equestrian Club of Wellington in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 When speaking of  Wellington real estate, we must say that Equestrian Club Of Wellington is one of the communities in the village we consider just one of the most wonderfully planned. You’ll surely be inspir...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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I recall a few years ago when some homeless squatters had broken into a home I had listed in Antelope and then refused to leave when the police showed up. They had changed the locks on the door and were sleeping on mattresses strewn about the living room. Crap and trash was littered from one end ...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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It's August.  The buyers are going on vacation! Our sellers all want to be gone by next week! What to do? Are any of your listings guilty of one of these 5 Cardinal Sins? This is probably the toughest market of the year for Realtors  because buyers are taking the month off (please don't tell me y...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Collections of things that are meaningful are a wonderful thing to enjoy ...while you are living in your house. When you make the decision to become a Home SELLER and not just a Home OWNER, it is best that the collections be stored for safe keeping...pack them up to be moved to the next house or ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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6460 NW Volucia Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Torino area of Saint Lucie West Net Zero Green Home TO BE BUILT  Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1800 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COM...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Google to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in i Virginia. They ...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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848 Sw Rocky Bayou Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1482 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     Remodeled 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Condo!   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure       Tamarac Homes For Sale   5780 Rock Island Road Tamarac, FL 33319   Bedrooms: 1 | Bathrooms: 1 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 780 square feet    ...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
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Let the next owner take care of it. I hear this occasionally from sellers. It usually has to do with something like cleaning the carpets when you leave, or keeping the yard looking nice up to closing. I cringe when I hear this.As a buyer, you expect to find your new home that you just closed on i...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
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 When someone considers selling their home, their initial interests are how much, how soon and what will it cost? Outside of the commissions and seller closing costs, there is much more to consider. The age of  a property typically provides many simple answers before you list your home.  Here’s a...
By Chris B Johnson, Realtor-Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®                              Time To Buy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtorThousand Oaks Home Market Trends    Thousand Oaks Condo-TownHome Market TrendsWestLake Home Market Trends               WestLake Condo-TownHome Market Trends    Oak Park Home Market Trends                 Oak ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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COME TAKE A LOOK!!$485,000120 PROSPECT STREETUNIT 23RIDGEFIELD, CT BEAUTIFUL, LIGHT OPEN CONCEPTBRAND NEW SUPER CLEAN AND BRIGHT KITCHENThe WOW FACTOR is here, right in the center of beautiful Ridgefield. A turn key, move right in condo with absolutely nothing to do...Gorgeous hardwood floors, am...