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By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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Sometimes when talking to older clients, I find that for them, staying in their home is their best bet. This can only be accomplished, though, if the right support system is in place for this individual. Some of the most heart breaking things I have seen is when someone has finally reached the po...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 1233 Stein Way Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066-9524 Taxed by: Ashippun MLS #: 1488438           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Real...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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 Prepare for Your Home Appraisal.   Getting your home to appraise for the selling price can be nerve-racking for many homeowners – but with the right preparation and knowing “what” appraisers look at during a real estate appraisal; you don’t have to be a nervous wreck.  Unless you have an all-cas...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 813 S 101st St West Allis, Wisconsin 53214-2506 Taxed by: West Allis MLS #: 1488437           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Re...
By Debra B Albert PA "Team Albert", Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Team Albert KW)
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How To Get theFarm House Kitchen Look -Options for a Farm House Style Kitchen-One of the top design trends for 2016 is the farmhouse kitchen. Whether buying or selling, these tips for converting any kitchen into a farmhouse kitchen can bring a lot of attention to the focal point of the home.Kitch...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  Home buyers looking for energy efficient homes!  Don HessKeller Williams Realtyof Central PA East930 Red Rose CourtLancaster, PA 17601717 553-2500 office717 715-6288 mobile717 786-7967 directdonhess39@gmail.com  New Home Buyers Look For Green Options [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights: 11% of new ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
 Sugar Pond Manor in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2016  Sugar Pond Manor in Wellington Fl is a wonderful and serene residential community. You’ll certainly admire its lush and lovely trees, interesting interweaving paths, and winding walkways which make strolling around the...
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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            Great Value for PGA Village Home in the Laurels.   7408 Laurels Place, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 PGA Village Price Reduced Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 6 (5 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 4500 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Free Lis...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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SOLD and Closed in Crystal Creek Subdivision Longwood FL508 Tall Oaks Terrace located in Crystal Creek Subdivision Longwood FL is now a SOLD and Closed listing. Crystal Creek Subdivision located near Lake Mary schools, shopping, restaurants and major highways.Sellers of this well kept home were r...
By Paula McDaniel, The Paula McDaniel Group, LLC
(Real Estate Partners Chattanooga, LLC)
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Just Sold In 19 Days! 1128 Boy Scout Road in Hixson, TN. This custom built home has everything you need....quality construction, beautiful landscaping, location, 22.52 +/- acres, space, storage, and so much more! When you drive through the beautiful wrought iron electric gate to the property you ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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New Home Buyers Look For Green Options [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights: 11% of new homebuyers stated "energy efficient features" as the reason for their purchase. The most popular remodeling projects done for energy efficiency were insulation upgrades, HVAC replacements, and vinyl & wood window i...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 5
I received some great questions after publishing a recent article about unscrupulous real estate listing agents.Apparently, the article struck a chord among frustrated homeowners attempting to sell a house and who now want to know a little more about "how it works" in real estate.Of course, I str...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As traumatic as moving can be to humans, furbabies can suffer right along with your anxiety when you're preparing to move.  “Pets don’t really understand what’s happening, and it’s up to us to make them comfortable,” says Julie Hansen, a veterinarian and chair of Veterinary Technology at Argosy U...
By Ed & Tracy Oliva, The Oliva Team Arizona Agents
(West USA Realty - Arizona)
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803 E PHOENIX Street, Payson, AZ Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2716 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! Payson Homes For Sale Payson Homes Under $200k Search All Homes For Sale Free Home Values Get ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona June 2016 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. June saw another big decrease in the amount of time it was taking to sell a home in Gilbert, Arizona which is the fourth month in a row for this housing statistic. On aver...
By Joe Kendall, "Broker Joe" Waterfront Expert in Cape Coral FLA.
(Shore Line Realty 239-560-0726 )
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 Did you end up an EXPIRED LISTING? Selecting A Realtor? I would bet you have been lead to believe in the past, it was all about the price? The reason that your Home located in southwest Florida ended up an EXPIRED LISTING and did not sell, is because Home Buyers thought your home was overpriced!...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Buying Waterfront Real Estate Is There A Secret In the Purchase? First and foremost there is nearly 400 beautiful miles of RI waterfront real estate so I know what you need to know to buy here.  So what is there to know when you call a real estate agent up and you have your lists of specific 'wan...
By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Are you thinking of renovating your home in the Auburn - Opelika and are looking for affordable ideas?  Home renovations require patience, planning, and more patience, but not massive amounts of money. You just have to think like a pro. Keep costs down and spirits up by taking advantage of these ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 5
Broadmoor Home Values change every time a home like yours sells. Here are the current home sales that affect Broadmoor Home Values. Broadmoor Subdivision is located off of Bristol Street (CR 10) in Elkhart, Indiana. Broadmoor Subdivision is west of Walker Park between Marguriete Ave and Courtland...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 2
 Home for Sale in Oak Ridge Heights Austin, TX 2901 S 5th St Austin, TX 78704 offered at $549,000!!! Location location location!! Ready for all your updates. Home features a front porch, sun-filled living area, 3 bedrooms, and plenty of cabinet space in kitchen. Outside you will find a spacious p...