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By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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You see the big orange glowing ball overhead and all that energy to harness to run your Maine home.Ever had those kind of thoughts? Dreaming of solar homes in Maine and being the owner of one?In small rural areas like Maine, where wood is plentiful for heating, being self sufficient in your energ...
By Ed Macias, Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily
(Real Estate Teammates)
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How to buy your first rental propertyPeople new to real estate investing often have no idea where to start. I get a lot of questions from aspiring real estate investors as to how they should begin, and what they should be doing.Getting started in real estate investing can be a daunting task. Howe...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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 "I Can See Why It Is Leaking”  It is clear that you have a problem with your gutters, it's falling off the building. You may be thinking, let's just nail it back on. That may be the answer but I would bet that it is more than some missing nails.If you are experiencing something like this maybe y...
By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Admit it, you’ve Googled yourself or your company to see where you rank and haven’t been too happy with the results. Maybe you found yourself hovering near the bottom of the first page, or worse yet, had to click the “next” button because you weren’t even worthy of a page one result!CLICK THIS LI...
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 Christie HouseTheaux, Real estate agent serving acadiana
(The Red Star Team Keller Williams Acadiana)
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Why You Need An Agent Whether you’re purchasing your first home, or selling your third, the process required can be very tricky. Real estate agents are licensed professionals, trained to get you the best deal possible. Let the Red Star Team take that stress off your mind and help you make this me...
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 Kingsport TN 7.31.15 ...Check Out 5002 Country Dr! REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH! Check out the latest news ....Another Just Sold Home in Kingsport TN 7.31.15 ...Check Out 5002 Country Dr! This was a great one that was listed ...under contract and closed in just 55 days!  They ...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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New Government Regulations Increase Costs for HVAC Repairs and ReplacementsOn January 1, 2015, my former employer, the US Department of Energy (DOE), released new regulations regarding HVAC efficiency standards. These new laws increase the minimum efficiency ratings required on all new air condit...
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 Pat Starnes
(Pat Starnes Real Estate)
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We Want More, We Want More, Right? It's been extremely dry here in Brandon, MS. We haven't had rain in several weeks and are constantly watering our yards, shrubs, plants, and trees to keep them from dying. Today, we finally had a few raindrops. On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd venture to say the rain ...
By Chris and Berna Sloan, Tooele UT
(Group 1 Real Estate)
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Why you need a Real Estate agent.  Buying or selling a home in Tooele UT?  Need someone to help you through the maze of terminology, real estate law, disclosures, selecting the best home mortgage (and loan officer), pricing, and contract negotiations?  Unless you do this for a living, you had be...
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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By MaryKay Shumway, Door County WI PROFESSIONAL Real Estate Expert
(Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group Door County)
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How I can price your Door County home for a SALE: Over the past year, I've been lucky enough to capture and SELL several new listings, and the rule of thumb in Door County (and elsewhere) as always been:  location, condition, price.  This year, I'm adding something that has been missing from list...
By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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Please click on the link or picture to view my current inventory of land for sale in Royal Trails Subdivision. If you have any questions concerning the lots, please give me a call or send me an email at katina@stakeyourland.com  Click the following link to view the Listings: http://mfr.mlsmatrix....
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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Shopping at the local meat market the other day a much younger person came up to me and asked if I was still selling automobiles. The first question out of my mouth was how do you know me and what is your name?He explained that he had been with his parents a few times to purchase auto's and that ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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As of January 1, 2015, the DOE increased the minimum SEER rating, heavily affecting contractors,builders, manufacturers, and ultimately, homeowners. The new regulations are intended to enhance energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. New Government Regulations Increase Costs for HVAC Repairs an...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
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 Moving Day - it's finally here!  Follow this easy list of "to-do's" by your Real Living Real Estate Professional:On moving day, attitude is everything – and your attitude is strictly business. Think of yourself as the CEO of this operation. Before the moving truck arrives, try to make sure your ...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
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I am more organized than that but I want to make a point.I read about those who have a script.  Don't get me wrong, I am not putting you down.  It is one way of staying on point.But...are you married to that script?   Are you able to roll with the punches and still cover everything you need.Buyer...