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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 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 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 Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Below is my most current newsletter and this is the first time I have posted this as a blog/article.  Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for folks with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the...
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 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 Mark Organek, Las Sendas Homes for Sale REALTOR
(RE/MAX Alliance Group)
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Wholesale Real Estate Property Companies Tucson AZ - February 8, 2016 - Almanac UpdateAlmanac's have been known as resources that provide insight necessary for a particular group.  Heritage Capital, LLC is on a mission to provide homeowners with information that may help them avoid having to use ...
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 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 Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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 The short answer is no.  Cost doesn’t always equal an increase in value.  This home had cedar siding in good condition.  The home owner wanted to have a maintenance free exterior.  It cost them $10,000 to have their small home vinyl sided.They were so surprised to hear my answer.  They both said...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Another Sold Home in Bristol TN 2.5.16 ...Check Out 105 Brookshire Dr REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH! Check out the latest news .....Another Sold Home in Bristol TN 2.5.16 ...Check Out 105 Brookshire Dr CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE MORE!This one took 198 days from start to finish and I had the great pleasure of...
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 Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
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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)
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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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Beautiful Victorian in Cockeysvilleand old pictures. While touring my  Victorian home at 37 Sherwood Road 21030 over the weekend, the owner shared these photos showing some of his renovations. When you realize the home was built in 1887, it's interesting to see how the property has changed. Warni...
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...