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By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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 Appraisal vs. Market Analysis - Is There a Difference?                                            What is a Comparative Market Analysis? A Comparative Market Analysis, or a CMA, is an evaluation of similar recently sold homes (called comparables), that are within an area close to the home intend...
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 Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Beachfront Realty)
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       Within the exclusive, gated community of Journey's End in Coral Gables you will find this 13+K mansion on almost two acres with eight bedrooms and nine bedrooms. There is a three-car garage along with hurricane-friendly features like motorized shutters and a full-house generator and a gorg...
By Susan Jacobsen, 20 Years Providing WOW Real Estate Service
(The Alliance Group Realty)
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Waterfront homes for sale in Moss Creek, Hilton Head, SCMoss Creek is an excellent choice if you're looking for a home with a water view in the Hilton Head or Bluffton area. Moss Creek is a gated community with 2 golf courses, an equestrian center, and deep water access. Current price ranges in M...
By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
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Bourbon Street Homes French Quarter in New Orleans An Amazing Variety    
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Get 3 FREE Annual Credit Reports.What is the difference from your Credit Report vs Credit Score? How to get three free credit reports a year?Your Credit Score which is better known as your FICO Score is calculated using the information in your credit reports. There are three major credit reportin...
By Ellen Caruso
(Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty)
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The Ballaro' Street Market is a hidden treasure in Palermo, Sicily. It sits in the middle of the city of Palermo, where cars, people, and street vendors all attempt to survive in the streets. Vendor's set up stands early in the morning, and it goes until the dark, with all types of flowers, fruit...
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 Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
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    A major shift in housing demand is currently underway.  In the years during and since the Financial Crisis and Great Recession, new household information  CLICK HERE TO READ MORESource: RIS MediaThe Celtic Connection Realty Team - We Take the High RoadSolutions Real Estate - Multi-Million Do...
By Kay Van Kampen, Realtor®, Springfield Mo Real Estate
(RE/MAX Broker, RE/MAX Solutions)
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Welcome Our New Agent To RE/MAX SolutionsMeet one of our new agents, Eileen Graham Schmigel. A seasoned veteran in real estate, Eileen has relocated here from California and is ready for new clients in Missouri. She is a welcome addition to our growing group of agents here at RE/MAX Solutions.
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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Who Needs All Those Letters?  Recently there was a  question asking if the designations after a real estate agent's name meant anything to the general public.   Those designations are not for impressing the public. Most have no idea what they stand for.I love learning in all kinds of forms. It c...
By Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker, RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.
(RVA Home Team)
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Do I Need a Real Estate Agent?You've come online, found the house you want to purchase, secured your mortgage with a lender already, and have even pulled comps to have a pretty good idea of what your dream home is worth. You are probably asking yourself, do I need a real estate agent? Yes, and le...
By Wesley Howard, Full Time Realtor
(Remax)
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WASHINGTON, DC 20017, Homes for Sale, Community and School Information, Virtual ToursBrookland, Michigan Park, Riggs ParkBuy 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 communitie...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Summerfield Golf Club Market Report for July 2015 - Home of the Champions Golf ClubAs of January 2016, there are 10 homes on the market in Summerfield ranging in listing price from $290,000 to $427,850 for an average list price of $347,647 which equals $170.29 per square foot of living area. Of t...
By Barbara Nalls
(TTR Sotheby's International Realty)
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14621 Silverstone Drive Silver Spring Maryland  Offered: $649,000 Virtual TourOpen Sunday 2/7 from 1:00 to 3:00Great opportunity & value for an expanded, updated home in beautiful Naples Manor. Foyer ent, large island kit & sep brkfst rm open to FR and screen porch, 1st flr office w built in shel...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Nothnagle)
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Today was the Nothnagle Awards luncheon and new agents that came into the company today. Generally they like to see green to match the logo's of Nothnagle and Howard Hanna.This morning reading Nina's post about wear red day the only red was a tie or a maroon shirt and a green tie with shamrock's....
By Sharlene Hensrud, Realtor. Listener. Knowledgable. Patient.
(RE/MAX Results - HomesMSP.com)
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With this being snowstorm week, it isn't so hard to believe that the #1 reason Americans consider moving is to seek better weather or climate... followed by better job opportunities and to be closer to family.The biggest reason people move in retirement, however, isn't weather. People who live in...
By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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I am sending you this reminder to disseminate to your clients who purchased property last year in Palm Beach County Florida.  This is very important for them if this was their primary home and would like to apply for their Homestead Exemption.  The deadline for 2016 Homestead Exemption is Monday ...
By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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The Orange Unified  School District, approved a $4.7 million-plus summer maintenance  plan that includes field and  restroom improvements at Villa Park High School, new flooring  in some Villa Park and Serrano Elementary classrooms and new asphalt at other sites.    Construction  is planned to st...