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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 32
I'm somewhat a creature of habit.  If a company is treating me well, I'm their client.  Be it a store, a restaurant, a movie theater, you name it, you get customer service and I'm your customer.Liz is "addicted" to unsweetened ice teas from Dunkin' Donuts.  Most days she or I will swing through t...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 0
The real estate market is strong in Oakdale, Minnesota, an eastern suburb of the Minneapolis/St Paul metro. Closed sales and new listings were down a bit but high demand for this Washington County community pushed the average sale price of a home to over $217K; an increase of 3.8% from 2016. The...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(Wheeler Steffen Sotheby's Int. Realty)
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Looking for a great place for your furr-baby to roam, run and play ? Lake Arrowhead Cedar Glen Dog Park is a fully fenced off leash and wide open dog area. It's a great place to allow your dogs to run off leash.   Within the park there are restrooms, and across the street at McCay park there are ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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"You can not be very smart if you have to ask Facebook how much your property is worth," Those were the fierce words the caller went on to say. What question? I wondered. They said "You know, you posted on Facebook WHAT IS MY FOX HOLLOW CONDO WORTH?" How can I not know and why would I ask on Fac...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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7150 Rainbow Dr #34 Open House w/ Chinese New Year Treats! by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweCome to Open House Today, 2/17, from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM and Get Your FREE Treats to Celebrate Chinese New Year!EXCLUSIVELY with Diamond-Certified Lynrook and Cupertino Schools Experts Michelle C...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 22
 Just looking at scenes of nature can have a positive impact on our minds and bodies.  According to an increasing number of studies, looking at scenes of nature reduces anger, fear and stress, and increases feelings of overall well-being. Incredible isn't it?  Although, we're not suggesting you s...

By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
Comments 4
                                French Quarter Condos       Knowing the Neighborhood Helps SellingShow and Tell !        One of the big factors in purchasing a condo or a home is to know the neighborhood. What is near the condo and what else is in the block and easy walking distance. Most people ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Homeownership 2018 - “The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”  You likely remember the quote by Mark Twain, “The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated.”  I found it coincidental that if you listen to a lot of the media, you can agree with KCM's take on the real estate m...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 17
It has been a wild week in Real Estate. It is looking more like Christmas with some fresh snow rather than spring. Yet, another week closer to Spring with temps near 70 coming to NH. Just in time for me to head South. I am still watching the Olympics wearing my 2018 USA OLYMPICS SHIRT.   11 more ...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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How to Reconnect with Home Sellers and Buyers in the Digital AgeWhen negotiating on a Providence home for sale, it’s vital to connect with and understand the other party. This can be especially difficult today, where technology rules and experiences are largely emotional. When choosing a real est...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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As a real estate investor and landlord, maintaining positive cash flow is the secret to mitigating risk and generating a positive return on your money. Learning how to increase cash flow over time will ensure you experience success for years to come.Try These 5 StrategiesWhile property types and ...

By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield County & Candlewood Lake Area
(The Brokerage of New England)
Comments 3
Another home sold by The Brokerage Group13 Obtuse Rocks Rd Brookfield CT 0680413 Obtuse Rocks Rd Brookfield CT 06804 closed January 29, 2018 by selling agent Lisa Brown, Realtor® at The Brokerage of New England. Lisa went above and beyond for your clients and was able to get them in contract with...

By Dave Werth, FULL TIME REALTOR
(WERTH REALTY )
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WWW.RELOFARGO.COM Military Relocation for familiesContact Werth Realty @218-790-7653Dave@ReloFargo.com  Military Relocation Specialists in Fargo, NDMilitary Relocation Specialists in Moorhead, MNMilitary Relocation Specialists in West Fargo, NDMilitary Relocation Specialists in Surrounding rural ...

By Michael Peron, Michael Peron, Dave Florida Real Estate
(South Florida Home Solutions)
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6 Reasons Why I Fell In Love With Real Estate We can’t help who we fall in love with, and even more frustratingly, who falls in love with us. It’s simply one of life’s mysteries. And we might not know exactly why we fell in love with real estate, but we probably have our suspicions. Here are six ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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How times have change since 2013.Interest rates have gone up a little and we could see a couple more increase in 2018.  As I states in he video supply and demend is raising the prices of home and first time bights could have a hard time to buy.There are still some great deals out there, so give m...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 4
Temecula Single Family Home for Sale Near Wine Country Presenting 39798 Oak Cliff Drive in Temecula!  Here is your opportunity to enjoy the Temecula lifestyle in a great Riverside County location, and close to plenty of shopping, abundant dining, and services along Winchester Road. Chaparral High...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Did you know smoke detectors wear out and can go bad? In some of our new homes the smoke detectors went bad after 2-3 years. I never realized they needed to be replaced until that happened when the electrician said they all should be replaced a the 8-10 year mark. Replacing 10 year old smoke alar...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 3
If you are thinking about selling your home in the Denver and surrounding area, now is the time to consider your options.  Getting the assistance of a Realtor can help you to determine what are your best options.  The market is still hot but interest rates have gone up just a little but we could ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 24
Who said showing homes is not fun? I took my buyers to see a home they wanted to buy. We walk in and there is a 12 foot inflatable beach ball in the Family room. The good thing is there was cathedral ceilings. The bad thing was we could barely get around it to get to the kitchen.   No matter how...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 58
Service Animals DefinedBeginning on March 15, 2011, only dogs are recognized as service animals under titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Generally, title II and title III entities must permit service animals to accompany people with disabilities in all areas where members ...