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By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 44
If You're Searching for Property on Zillow You're Missing OutI know from personal experience that you aren't seeing all of the property that is available for sale, if you are using Zillow to search for property. I know because I'm a real estate broker in Western Colorado and not all of my listing...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 8
Homes For Sale on One Acre or More in Clermont FL August 2015Are you looking for some elbow room? Whether be in a planned neighborhood or outside of a subdivision, Clermont FL is the place to find your dream home situated on acreage. Some would like to have land for different reasons, some to hav...
By Come Home Inc, Property Marketing Specialists
(Come Home Inc)
Comments 1
8098 E Del Tornasol Drive Scottsdale AZ 85258Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Scottsdale AZListing DetailsHome For Sale in Scottsdale AZ8098 E Del Tornasol Drive Scottsdale AZ 85258 Price: $471,722 MLS number:5285777 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Square Feet: 1932Lot Size: 0.14 AcresYear ...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 91
Can I Take it With Me When I Move?What is the difference between real property and personal property? This question comes up a lot when a seller has their house under contract and they are getting ready to move. It should be discussed when sellers first list their home.It seems easy to some selle...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 37
As an agent I've been in the position of having a client who offers low to see what the seller will do. I also have to say there are times I've been totally surprised at the counter offer we get back and my buyers have jumped for joy and got a house at a great deal. You just don't know how motiva...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
Comments 2
380 SF studio apartments for rent at The Lodge at Lincoln Station in Lincoln, New Hampshire.  This year-round rental features: elevator, deck with river view, on-site laundry facility, indoor and outdoor pools.  Rent at The Lodge at Lincoln Station includes: heat, trash and snow removal. There is...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 0
So I was sitting in front of my computer enjoying my 2nd cup of coffee after having done my yoga, listened to a bit of news and started to read my email.  Phone rings, I notice its a local number and answer.  The voice sounds friendly and warm - asked me if I was still a Realtor...of course, that...
By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Comments 12
Crystal Beach Florida is a wonderful place to live since it is directly on the shore of St Joseph's Sound and within minutes of downtown Clearwater. Convenient to shopping, medical facilities and Tampa International Airport, this quaint little town is zoned for A-rated schools.There are currently...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 13
Another Home Hits The Market in Bristol VA ...6087 Reedy Creek Road REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE! Check out the latest news ....Another Home Hits The Market in Bristol VA ...6087 Reedy Creek Road Check out this new listing in Bristol VA priced at $388,750! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE! Amazing home locate...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
(Power Brokers Int'l)
Comments 43
Why do I need to be pre-approved before I look for a home? If you are new to the home buying process then this is a valid question. After all, you “know” what you can afford and when you find a home you love then you can go through the process of actually getting a loan. Right?Wrong!Even in a buy...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
Comments 2
 Metro Hale:    Hawaiki Tower - Ala Moana   HAWAIKI TOWER      88 Pi'ikoi Street        Honolulu, HI       $950,000- $1,800,000   Hawaiki Tower is a PET FRIENDLY (verify) residential condo overlooking Ala Moana Shopping Center. The 46 story condo features 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom condo residences with...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
Comments 5
      At times a lot has been said regarding the high cost of joining a country club in this area, in order to live and play golf there.  However you could check out the condos in golf communities in North Naples Florida with membership to golf club included, which is commonly known as “bundled” ...
By Ray Snow, REALTOR serving Naples, Bonita Springs, and Estero
(Premiere Plus Realty Company)
Comments 18
 Looking for a Naples Florida beachfront condo? You're in the right place. Most of Ray Snow's Clients are out-of-state purchasers who visit the Naples area for a short period of time for the sole purpose of researching, locating, and purchasing their piece of paradise.   Beachfront, directly acro...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 11
Have you been searching for that perfect home in Highlands Ranch Under $200,000? Too late for this one.  It is now Sold and Closed.  843 Summer Drive #1E This wonderful two-story END UNIT townhome offers vaulted ceilings and natural light streaming throughout. On the main level you will enjoy the...
By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
Comments 0
Are you loooking for a home in Groveland Florida that has at least 2 acres of property on it? Have you ever dreamed of owning your own homestead and raising your own food? Have you ever dreamed of owning a few acres so that you could have room to ride your four wheeler, have bonfires or just be l...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 7
Carlsbad Homes for Sale with PoolsEnjoy Southern California Outdoor Living Year-Round Home buyers interested in buying a Carlsbad home with a pool have a number of options. Some buyers are open to spending money to build a pool if there isn’t one.  But many want that pool already in place – and w...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
Comments 20
 Record sales month hit for June.    More single-family homes were sold in Miami this past June than any other month in Miami's history. The month beat a 10-year-old record set back in June 2005. In all, 1,390 single-family homes were sold in June according to the Miami Association of Realtors. T...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
We buy houses Poinciana    407-739-5773  .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole, and storm ...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
Comments 11
 The Olde Cypress Naples Florida single family homes for sale should be on every shopping list if the idea is to find a new residence in an established gated golfing community.  The centerpiece of the development is the 18 hole layout of the Club at Olde Cypress.  The course itself is the creatio...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 5
Today we had another contract accepted. It's one of our buyers, but not one of our listings. But I was checking how many of our listings ARE pending and trying to figure out how I'm going to squeeze all these pendings on the "under contract" board in our office.Of course we have listings left if ...