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By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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New Government Regulations Increase Costs for HVAC Repairs and ReplacementsOn January 1, 2015, my former employer, the US Department of Energy (DOE), released new regulations regarding HVAC efficiency standards. These new laws increase the minimum efficiency ratings required on all new air condit...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Canyon Pointe Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Canyon Pointe Elementary School in Tomball TXFind homes for sale near Canyon Pointe Elementary School in Tomball TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. S...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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The price has been reduced for quick sale on this MANCHESTER NH 03104 Home. It is a Ranch style home complete with upgrades and Priced to sell. Exclusively listed by the Godzyk Real Estate Services at 23 Pennsylvania Ave. This home features a finished Lower Level, 2 decks, a back yard oasis with ...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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The blue marble tree growing in Haiku Maui HawaiiI have never seen anything like this before... bright blue fruits dropping from a tree in Haiku Maui.So I looked it up, and apparently the blue marble tree comes from Australia, and is very sacred in India, yet here it is growing in Haiku Maui.  Of...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Willow Creek Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Willow Creek Elementary School in Tomball TXFind homes for sale near Willow Creek Elementary School in Tomball TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. Scho...
By Pat Starnes
(Pat Starnes Real Estate)
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We Want More, We Want More, Right? It's been extremely dry here in Brandon, MS. We haven't had rain in several weeks and are constantly watering our yards, shrubs, plants, and trees to keep them from dying. Today, we finally had a few raindrops. On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd venture to say the rain ...
By Gerhard Ade, Real Estate with Confidence
(RSVP Real Estate)
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You do, even if you don’tThe dictum Time is of the essence is a legal principle. It applies to the many steps of a real estate transaction from mutual agreement to closing. Especially these days when many buyers are chasing a few properties, time and timing are critical factors.Dates can be key t...
By Jim Frimmer, Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist
(HomeSmart Realty West)
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This is one of a series titledOut & About San Diegowith Jim Frimmer,your Mission Valley Realtor.Read others in this seriesright here. ♪♫♫☺♫♫♪   Torrey Pines Gliderport, City of San Diego Historical Site #315, is located in beautiful La Jolla, California, and is surrounded on four sides by: Unive...
By Adrienne Lally, Team Lally
(Team Lally)
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  Looking to buy or sell a home in Hawaii? Click here to perform a full home search,or if you're thinking of selling your home, click here for a FREE Home Price Evaluation so you know what buyers will pay for your home in today's market. You may also call us at (808) 799-9596 for a FREE home buy...
By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
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One of my most unique listings is this Stackwall  home also known as Cordwood construction.  Located just in perfect commuting distance to Ottawa, ONThis is an artist's rendering of the home with the proposed landscaping which is underway.If you've not seen this style of build before, you can che...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
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  Looking for a Spectacular Mountain View?  The Retreat, White Rock Mountain, Caldwell WV, has it all! Have you been looking for land to build your dream home that has spectacular mountain views, hiking and biking trails, abundant greenery and bubbling mountain springs coupled with the easy, comf...
By concetta germain, Downsizing Seniors in Riverside County, California
(Seven Gables Realty)
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If you are thinking of downsizing your parents, please locate an “SRES” - Senior Real Estate Specialist. The SRES certification class introduces real estate agents to the various elements involved when downsizing seniors/elders.  Guess what guys. Age is not necessarily the main factor in downsizi...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Just SOLD in Skyrdige Valley Subdivision in Clermont FLIf you are a Clermont FL home buyers looking for a home that is priced under $250,000, 576 Southridge Road  is now a closed sale courtesy of listing Realtor®  Beth Atalay of Cam Realty and Property Management .  Sorry you missed a great oppor...
By The Home Shoppe, Real Estate Done Right
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Relocating to South Carolina? For a FREE Cost of Living Report Comparison of where you are planning to relocate compared to where you are currently living fill visit http://thehomeshoppegroup.com/relocating/relocating-to-south-carolina/  Is South Carolina a Good Place to Live?                    ...
By Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Homeowner Vacation Security Tips in Katy TX While the summer vacation season is starting to wind down with August almost here there are still many folks who will be taking a vacation trip during the next month or so. I have noticed while walking our dog at various times in Grand Lakes Katy TX. ma...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
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 A TIME TO KILL   Ecclesiastes 3:3  Last night I decided to tackle one of those chores that the Broker/Owner of a small Real Estate Firm often does, repair yard signs. First I repaired a plastic frame that failed to hold up against at 40 to 60 MPH wind. Then I broke out my little welder to repair...
By Chris and Maria Jeantet, Redding CA Real Estate Couple
(Coldwell Banker C&C Properties)
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Streamline your life with the help of social media! Pinterest is a popular, image-based social media site that allows you to create boards dedicated to your interests and hobbies. It can also be used to plan meals, workouts, home renovations, special events and much more. Here are five ways to us...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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On occasion, I see posts written by members asking what the benefits are of joining ActiveRain.  Do the posts work? Will blogging work? It can if you are willing to work at it.  Read Frank's post and maybe this will answer that question!  One post won't cut it.... not commenting or reciprocating ...
By Tre Pryor, Realtor, e-PRO - Louisville
(REMAX Champions)
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This article has been updated from it’s original that ran on InsiderLouisville in November, 2010.In any market, real estate agents are always looking for new clients. Most Realtors would love to work for you, but would you want to work with them? That’s the question.I’ve identified the Top 4 fact...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Another Story Rock Neighborhood Home NW Albuquerque 87120 Under Contract With Albuquerque Homes Realty Enjoy The YouTube Featuring This Story Rock Home Located at 4908 Star Kachina Street NW Albuquerque 87120   Albuquerque Homes Realty and Story Rock Realtor John McCormack are proud to announce t...