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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Who is more important in a transaction? The Listing Agent or the Buyer Broker? I walked into a feud, dropping off a contract at a big time Real Estate office, where they were loudly discussing who works harder during the Purchase and Sales of a home?  I stayed out of it, but can tell you that my ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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* Does choosing the right Real Estate Agent make  difference?* Is now a good time to Sell or Buy a Home?* How is the housing market in my area?* What steps are involved in selling my home?* What price can I expect to get for my home in today`s      market?  Marla Yost Team would love to Sit down ...
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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Three counties border Lake Sinclair: Baldwin, Hancock and Putnam. Tax bills have now been mailed in all three counties. If you purchased property in 2015 chances are the former owner is the one who got the tax bill.We've had several sellers contact us with "what do we do with the tax bill?"  We'v...
By Michelle Bush, Growing Las Vegas & Henderson one family at a time
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest Las Vegas)
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   9610 Vega Carpio, Las Vegas, NV Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2423 SQUARE FEET  CALL LISTING AGENT 702-483-9620 or visit for showing of th...
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
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OCTOBER - Fire Prevention MONTH A Critically Important “Must Do” for October Did you know fires kill more Americans than every natural disaster combined?  It’s true.  Nearly half of all home-fire deaths occur while family member sleep between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am. It is believed by Fire Safety Ex...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1600 SF, commercial space located on Main Street in Woodstock, New Hampshire. This ground level retail space includes 3 rooms, 1 bathroom and storage space.There is a $1,200.00 security deposit, a rental application, and references required.  MLS#4454623 = $1,200 / Month  For more information co...
By Michelle Bush, Growing Las Vegas & Henderson one family at a time
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest Las Vegas)
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By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1350 SF commercial space located in Depot Plaza off Route 112 on Main Street in Lincoln, New Hampshire. This ground floor rental suite features; 1 bathroom, 6 parking spaces, plus video security monitoring and heat included in the rent. MLS#4454631$1,250 / Month for 5 Year / 60 Month Lease For m...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 117
Top 10 Things That Can Go Wrong During a Real Estate TransactionEvery day in real estate is a fresh, new day!  I think that's what most of us love about this business - there's never a day that is just 'mundane' - in fact, no two transactions are ever the same!  Some go so smoothly, you arrive at...
By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
Comments 0
Yountville Weekly Real Estate Updatefor all Yountville listings current available, go to Yountville Real Estate for saleMedian prices, average days on marketcurrent for sale               12,   med price $979,000, avg days on market 127current sale pendings     5,   med price $1,200,000, avg days...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Nina Hollander and Carolinas Realty Partners are pleased to share this 5-Star Review  from one of our clients, who recently relocated to the Charlotte metro area with his family. Building long-term relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of our business. And we are always delighted when...
By Chris Dunham
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Lennar Homes talks about Next Gen Concept on Real Talk USA Lennar Homes' Thomas Watkins, NextGen Home Ambassador, joins Real Talk USA with The Real Estate Guy to discuss the NextGen Home Concept. What this is, is a Home within a Home. Perfect for In Laws or parents who are at a point in their liv...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
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A Big Thank You to follow Rainer Jay Markanich  A year or two ago Jay wrote a blog about inspections at new construction. At first I thought... really! I'd never heard of or even thought of doing an inspection on a new home.Jay's post was a real eye opener for me. Of course there can be problems ...
By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
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 Taking a first step is hard. No matter what you are attempting: Learning to ride a bike; Learning to swim; Learning to drive a car; Learning a foreign language. Even setting up an extensive vacation can be a challenge with hotel reservations, airline tickets, passports, car rentals etc. A while ...
By Greg Harrelson, Myrtle Beach Real Estate
(C21 The Harrelson Group / C21 Charleston Expert Advisors)
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Less than 20 miles outside of Charleston sits a town of 36,000 called Goose Creek. As American as apple pie, Goose Creek was incorporated in 1961 but, its history is as deep and rich as the history of the United States. From 1700 to 1900 rice and indigo plantations dominated the area. In the 1600...
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 Home Hits The Market in Blountville TN 10.8.15 ...193 Polo Court REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE ... Check out the latest news ...Another Home Hits The Market in Blountville TN 10.8.15 ...193 Polo Court Check this one out! 193 Polo Court in Blountville, TN is now listed at $335,000  This may be t...
By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
Comments 0
HOME PRICES IN SOUTH MARKET| HAYMARKET, VA 20169 Relevant Real Estate Information for the South Market Community of Townhomes in Haymarket, VA Home Values. SOUTH MARKET HOME VALUES To find out the true value of your home Click Here For a free consultation about what we...
By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Horse Farms for Sale Alpharetta Georgia | Equestrian Real EstateHorse Farms for sale in Alpharetta GA - for buyers feel free to search our MLS listings of horse farms currently listed for sale in Alpharetta in North Fulton County Georgia.  For home sellers that are considering selling a horse far...
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 17
Another Just Sold Home in Bristol VA 10.7.15 ...2328 Osborne Street REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE .... Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Home in Bristol VA 10.7.15 ...2328 Osborne Street  This was a great home located in Bristol VA!  It closed today for $95,000 and it was listed ...under ...
By Come Home Inc, Property Marketing Specialists
(Come Home Inc)
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Homes in Encanto Norte in Scottsdale AZSee all homes for sale in Encanto Norte in Scottsdale AZ.  Is it time to sell?  Find out what your Homes in Encanto Norte in Scottsdale AZ is worth.Encanto Norte is a modest gated subdivision where amazing retreat is an understatement! Every home welcomes a ...