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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(Nothnagle Realtors)
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In real estate there are always numbers and statistics being thrown around.  A few of the most popular include: Average days on the market Average list price to sale price ratio Average sale price Median sale price Total number of homes sold While the above five statistics and numbers are importa...
By Victoria Henderson Marshall Henderson, Real Estate for Home Buyers with Buyer's Edge
(Buyer's Edge Bethesda Maryland)
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It's fun to review last years SmartCharts data for the Mid Atlantic Region and compare it to our personal experience with home buyers. Last year, we got off to a slow start and that's reflected in the chart below.According to Real Estate Business Intelligence, Annual sales reached the highest lev...
By Kat DeLong, Realtor BRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(LAKEVIEW REALTY, Lake Arrowhead. 909-273-4542)
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Good Monday Morning from the San Bernardino Mountains!Weather: Santa Ana Winds. Nothing more to say on that topic.  Sigh!Below are this weeks real estate market reports for LAKE ARROWHEAD, CRESTLINE, RUNNING SPRINGS & GREEN VALLEY LAKE.  Have a great week!    Frames not supportedFrames not suppor...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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This beautiful ranch style townhome in the Sunburst community in Aurora CO is now SOLD AND CLOSED!  Yesterday was the first day of showings at this home and by the end of the day, we had three great offers.  The seller ending up going under contract for more than list price.   16071 E Radcliff Pl...
By Wesley Howard, Full Time Realtor
(Remax)
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WASHINGTON, DC 20015, Homes for Sale, Community and School Information, Virtual ToursChevy Chase, HawthorneBuy a home in WASHINGTON, DC Virtual TourHomes for Sale in WASHINGTON, DCIf you are interested in the current homes in WASHINGTON, DC neighborhoods, subdivisions and communities, use the lin...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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By Wesley Howard, Full Time Realtor
(Remax)
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WASHINGTON, DC 20010, Homes for Sale, Community and School Information, Virtual ToursColumbia Heights, Mount PleasantBuy a home in WASHINGTON, DC Virtual TourHomes for Sale in WASHINGTON, DCIf you are interested in the current homes in WASHINGTON, DC neighborhoods, subdivisions and communities, u...
By Wesley Howard, Full Time Realtor
(Remax)
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WASHINGTON, DC 20012, Homes for Sale, Community and School Information, Virtual ToursShepherd Park, Takoma Park, Colonial Village, BrightwoodBuy a home in WASHINGTON, DC Virtual TourHomes for Sale in WASHINGTON, DCIf you are interested in the current homes in WASHINGTON, DC neighborhoods, subdivi...
By Wesley Howard, Full Time Realtor
(Remax)
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WASHINGTON, DC 20011, Homes for Sale, Community and School Information, Virtual ToursPetworth, Riggs Park, Brightwood, Chillum, Crestwood, 16th Street HeightsBuy a home in WASHINGTON, DC Virtual TourHomes for Sale in WASHINGTON, DCIf you are interested in the current homes in WASHINGTON, DC neigh...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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But It Said In MLS That.....It happens occasionally in real estate.  Someone thinks ONE thing but the contract says ANOTHER.  And you know which one wins the dispute between an accepted purchase contract and MLS info?Times up!  May we have your answers please??Did you pick the legally binding con...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Lise Howe, consistently has so many great posts and most importantly is terrific about sharing it to us Rainers and beyond. This article is such an exciting new way of presenting information I'm anxious to learn from it! So many times I just write the data and really don't think that it gets the ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Sale Pending in Clermont FL in the Lost Lake SubdivisionClermont buyers, you missed out on this beautiful two story home built by Lennar Homes, situated on a corner lot as it is now under contract!Home was built in 2007, offers 3532 square feet under, well kept by it’s current owners and ready on...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 1
Despite declining home prices, 90 percent of Americans don’t regret buying their current home, according to a survey for Bankrate.com. Among the 9 percent who do regret the purchase, most say they are unhappy that they can’t sell their home and move elsewhere or they can’t afford their monthly mo...
By Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker, RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.
(RVA Home Team)
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Do I Need a Real Estate Agent?You've come online, found the house you want to purchase, secured your mortgage with a lender already, and have even pulled comps to have a pretty good idea of what your dream home is worth. You are probably asking yourself, do I need a real estate agent? Yes, and le...
By Susan Jacobsen, 20 Years Providing WOW Real Estate Service
(The Alliance Group Realty)
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Why to Buy in Moss Creek Plantation, Hilton Head, SC Moss Creek Plantation just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, SC - and carrying the address Hilton Head, SC - is a lovely equity membership community filled with amenities both natural and man-made.As you drive in under the spanish moss c...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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Following a surge driven by the home buyer tax credit, pending home sales fell with the expiration of the deadline for qualified buyers to sign a purchase contract, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator, dropped 30.0 percent ...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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If you are 16 years of age and older you must have a current fishing license in your possession while fishing in fresh or sea salt water in Georgia.  And these days purchase can be made right online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. GoFishGeorgia.com  There are also several places you can purchase t...
By Jackie A. Graves, President
(Number1AgentsUSA.com™ Real Estate)
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By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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According to  research economist Jessica Lautz, “More than one-third of all home buyers buy a home for the desire to own. This has been the most cited reason consistently for the last several years, but it is even more true of single female buyers. Nearly half of single female buyers purchase a h...
By Anja Kerstens, GRI, CDPE, CHS, ASP, Selling Silicon Valley Real
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Here is a snapshot of the real estate market in Gilroy as of 2/8/2016.  Lowest property for sale in Gilroy is $299,800.  It is a surprise that there are any properties left under $300,000.  This condo just came on the market and if you are interested in seeing it give me a call.Lowest single fami...