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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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 Horse Owners Guidelines to Disaster Preparedness   In light of all the disasters occurring all over the nation and the world, taking steps ahead of time to protect the safety and well-being of your animals during a disaster emergency, can mean the difference between life and death.   How do you ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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The small home town I live, work and play from and the 38 communities served by our Maine real estate office.The location is easy to find on US Rt 1, 69 North Street in Houlton Maine. But unlike Boston, New York City, Miami or someplace lots of people have visited and know about. My small town of...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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For better or worse it official start date is today.  So what is TRID you ask? TRID stands for Tila/Respa Integrated Disclosure.  It is a product of one of the worst laws ever written and promulgated.  A creation by the 2010 Dodd-Frank.  As usual the government in using a machine gun to kill a mo...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Nature Not Neighbors! First of all, we have nothing against neighbors. However, we don't want to look out windows of our home and see them. It's one of the reasons we have recently relocated in Camas, Washington.  Our new home, on a little over an acre, gives us the feeling of being in the trees....
By Jeff Fisher, ArizonasRealty
(ReMax Fine Properties)
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                                                                   Common Real Estate Terms To KnowAll too often when buying or selling a home we all run across a number of different real estate terms that we don’t usually encounter in our day to day lives. In this post I define/explain many of t...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
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  Sold and closed in 53 days.  My neighbors are now the new owners of 117 Sunshine Drive, Lewisburg WV.  When this house came on the market, I called my neighbors, we saw it the next day and wrote a contract same day.  The house was exactly what the buyers were looking for... hardwood floors, rec...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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It Is Just Wind In Rhode Island While the Carolinas are not faring well at all with a 500 year flood level impact that is terrible, in RI real estate we are getting the continued 35 mph winds.  It has been days for this NE wind to continue and battle the coast of Rhode Island.  However, the rains...
By Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, 25 years experience -Residential Real Estate Sales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
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    Visit us online at www.SheilaNewtonTeam.comAre you moving to another city or state?  We can help you with your relocation! Let us know where you’re planning to move and what you’re looking for.  Using our network of other top agents, we’ll refer you to a REALTOR® in your new area who can help...
By Georgie Hunter R(S), Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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September 2015 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate Sept. 1, 2015 - August 2015 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate Sept. 3, 2015 - Olowalu Maui - vacant land for sale mauka and makai Sept. 7, 2015 - Happy Labor Day - leis for days! Sept. 7, 2015 - Original Kashmir ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender -, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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October 3rd, 2015 TRID Changes:  A Team Mentality is Vital for Success            By now, I'm sure you've heard about the BIG changes coming to home buying and mortgage financing ...                Those changes are called Tila-Respa Integrated Disclosures, or TRID for short.        They take eff...
By Derek and Mariana Wagner, Wagner iTeam - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(Wagner iTeam - Re/Max Real Estate Group)
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$450,000, 3Bd/3Ba Single Family House, 2380 sqft.    Wagner iTeam | Re/Max Real Estate Group | 719-434-7525 7075 Silver Ponds Heights, Colorado Springs, CO 80908 Incredible Property w/Barn and Mountain Views! 3Bd/3Ba Single Family House   $450,000 Year Built 2000 Sq Footage 2380 sqft. Bedrooms 3...
By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
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Yountville Weekly Real Estate Updatefor all Yountville listings current available, go to Yountville Real Estate for saleMedian prices, average days on marketcurrent for sale               13,   med price $1,200,000, avg days on market 122current sale pendings     4,   med price $1,057,500, avg da...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
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 An Ibis Hotel is being built by Galwan, a Brazilian developer. This is the second new hotel this month that I have never heard of being built in Miami's Brickell area.Back in 2010  the lot had contained the home of a rooster-raising family, which a developer purchased and demolished for parking,...
By Jeffrey Jones, AZ Home Seekers,
(AZ Home Seekers)
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3033 W CARLOS Lane Queen Creek, AZ 85142 Best deal on a 4 bedroom home in San Tan Height Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Jeff Jones Broker Jeff: (480) 200-5305: Debbie: (206) 650-4491: Website: Visit Website Price : $159,900.00 Bedr...
By JodiAnn Garone, Bringing you Home!
(CENTURY 21 Cataneo & Associates)
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 Just Sold Momouth Heights, Manalapan, NJ  Monmouth Heights Manalapan NJ This lovely three bedroom two and one half bath home had multiple offersand was under contract in less then thirty days.See the video for more information  Monmouth Heights in Manalapan NJ Great LocationNear all Shopping & N...
By Dave Hill PhD,ePro,SFR,CIAS,BPOR,CNE,CSC Chicago Area Real Estate Agent
(Midwest Premier Realty, Gurnee IL 224-321-0699)
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Just as watches, phones, and household appliances have gotten smarter and become more versatile thanks to technology, so, too, have light bulbs. Lightbulbs are evolving rapidly from objects that simply illuminate dark rooms to smart, multipurpose devices.Lightbulbs are commonly available today wi...
By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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A meeting for Balboa Peninsula residents, will be held at 6:30 pm tonight in the Old City Council Chambers, located at 3300 Newport Boulevard, to provide updates on the Lido House Hotel Project, the Lido Fire Station, the FAA flight path and noise issues, and Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach's new Ch...
By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Peter Wallison, former Whitec ousel counsel, under President Ronald Reagan, will discuss his book, "Hidden in Plan Sight, What really caused the World's Worst Financial Crisis and Why it Could Happen Again," at 7:00pm on Tuesday, at the Nixon Presidential Libary & Museum.  Registration requjired ...
By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(REcampus Fully Accredited Florida ONLINE & Classroom Training in Destin, Pensacola Florida)
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Normally, a bargain and sale deed consists of the granting clause, habendum clause, and covenant of seisin. However, in the bargain and sale deed, the grantor does not covenant or warrant to defend the title against any future claims or attacks on the title. The bargain and sale deed is sufficien...
By David Vandermyden, Real Estate Professionals working for you
(Pacific Coast Group)
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Homes Near Sky Mountain Charter School in Placerville CA  Sky Mountain Charter School4535 Missouri Flat Rd,Placerville, CA 95667Find all for sale homes near Sky Mountain Charter School in Placerville CA. Our for-sale property information comes directly from California MLS and is updated several t...