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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 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 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 Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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Throwback Thursday Classic Memories in the Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area!Ahhh, it was a simpler time back then. The Golden Age of cinema.Drive in movies.Those were the good old days!But, many years from now, today will be the "good old days".Why not begin making your "classic memories" in a new Raleig...
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 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...
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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767 Samantha Ln. Clarksville TN, Under ContractThe good news is this home in Arbour Greene is under contract. The bad news is that other buyers have missed out on this lovely home. This home is full of character and has such good curb appeal. With a wrap front porch and fenced backyard the new bu...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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We had an appointment on Coast Village Rd which some identify as Montecito/really in Santa Barbara, one of the Santa Barbara County communities known for it great school districts and movie stars who have homes there.  This Mazerati beauty caught our attention. It is also home to many estates and...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
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Open House Sun. Aug 2, 2015 15929 Mount Everest Ln Silver Spring, MD 20906Hours 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmStop by on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 1:00-3:00 pmto see this custom home situated on 2.6 acre wooded lotin Montgomery County, Maryland 20906. Open concept floor plan is great for entertaining! Contact Barba...
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 Just Sold Home in Bristol VA 7.27.15 ...Check Out 724 Lawrence Ave! REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH ... Check out the latest news .....Another Just Sold Home in Bristol VA 7.27.15 ...Check Out 724 Lawrence Ave!  This was a great "Bungalow Style" home that just closed in Bristol VA 7.27.15 at the g...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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Osprey Florida Bay Street New Condos for Sale Bay Street is a gated community in Osprey Florida. If you are looking for a new condo for sale – pet friendly, NO CDD fees in Osprey, Bay Street may be the perfect place for you to call home. Click here to see the new condos for sale in Bay Street Osp...
By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Ansley Park Neighborhood Homes for Sale | Atlanta Communities Decatur GA Homes $100000 – $200000 $200000 – $300000 $300000 – $400000 $400000 – $500000 $500000 – $600000 $600000 – $700000 $700000 – $800000 $800000 – $900000 $900000 – $1000000 $1 Million +  New Homes [ BUYING A HOME] [SELLING A HOM...
By Frank Rubi, MBA, 504-229-7423
(Real Estate Broker - FrankRubiRealEstate.com, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La. Great Louisiana Homes)
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Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC Great Louisiana Homes Greater New Orleans | Baton Rouge   Metairie | Kenner Referral from Active Rain via California  Another Referral via Active Rain from California  Yesterday I received a call via a Active Rain member from California with a Referral selling in Metai...
By David Vandermyden, Real Estate Professionals working for you
(Pacific Coast Group)
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100 Snow Bar Folsom CA 95630Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Folsom CAListing Details Home For Sale in Folsom CA100 Snow Bar, Folsom, CA 95630 Price: $439,900MLS number: 15048564Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square Feet: 1,685Lot Size: 0.1981 acre(s)Year Built: 1985 Open House this Saturday...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
(Power Brokers Int'l)
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If you are a home buyer, especially in the Los Angeles area, I feel compelled to offer a heads up on what you should be expecting from your agent. This especially applies if your are a first-time home buyer because you may not understand how the process works.I often get calls from buyers, especi...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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It was announced this morning in the local paper that a large real estate firm in the area would be paying new  agents that enroll in a payment plan a check each week based on the previous years commissions.The reasoning was because an agent does not get paid until the close of the home and would...
By Roy Barker
(Dockside Realty, Inc.)
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The Queen Palm is very popular in Florida.  It is often planted in yards as a center piece.  They are fast growing and reach about 50 feet.  The large Queen palm in the photo is about 7-8 years old.  The small ones (there are two but you can really only see one) were planted last year and have do...
By David Vandermyden, Real Estate Professionals working for you
(Pacific Coast Group)
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8948 Salmon Falls Dr, Sacramento, CA 95826Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Sacramento CAListing DetailsHome For Sale in Sacramento CA8948 Salmon Falls Dr, Sacramento, CA 95826 Price: $250,000 MLS number: 15047868Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square Feet: 1,665 Lot Size: 7,470 sq ft Year Bui...