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By Laura Sellers,; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.;, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Auburn named one of the 25 best cities to retirePlease click here for original post. By:  Ryan Phillips Looking for a place to settle down after retirement? One Alabama city may have what you are looking for.Auburn was recently ranked as the second best U.S. city to retire at, according toa repor...
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
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OCTOBER - Fire Prevention MONTH A Critically Important “Must Do” for October Did you know fires kill more Americans than every natural disaster combined?  It’s true.  Nearly half of all home-fire deaths occur while family member sleep between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am. It is believed by Fire Safety Ex...
By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Horse Farms for Sale Alpharetta Georgia | Equestrian Real EstateHorse Farms for sale in Alpharetta GA - for buyers feel free to search our MLS listings of horse farms currently listed for sale in Alpharetta in North Fulton County Georgia.  For home sellers that are considering selling a horse far...
By Chris Dunham
(Solutions Real Estate)
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We Fix Ugly Pools joins Real Talk USA for Pool Building TipsBuilding a brand new Lennar Home can be stressful enough, you don't want to have to worry about and deal with the added stress of back yard landscaping and pool design, so Call Brian Morris at We Fix Ugly Pools-From Renovation, Installat...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Vancouver in Clark County, WashingtonThis little city sits on the banks above the Columbia River. It's a bridge away from neighboring Portland, Oregon of Portlandia fame. Vancouver is the oldest city in the state of Washington and the 4th largest. The area is rich in history as Fort Vancouver was...
By Mark Murad
(United Real Estate)
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                                                                   SUMMARYThe current inventory level for South Riding decreased to 62 active listings. With 4 new listings and 6 homes which went under contract last week last week. 1 homes sold and went to record with average days on the market of...
By Mark Murad
(United Real Estate)
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  SUMMARY     The current inventory level for Stone Ridge increased to 27 active listings. There were 3 new listings, 1 homes receiving contracts and 0 homes reported sold last week. Click HERE for entire post...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
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5 steps to be a successful Real Estate Agent...I entered the Real Estate Market because I bought and sold a home and thought "I can do this"!I DID NOT do any of the following:  Consider the cost Have a marketing plan Check hours needed Research companies to work for See how much average agents ma...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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Just getting back home and checking my email for messages there is an article in about switching firms. What is funny is that this morning one of the bigger firms Broker had left me a messsage about doing just that.He has tried twice in the past and today even sweetened the pot.Another interestin...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Debe Maxwell, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this competit...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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Lakeside Terrace, BETHESDA, MD 20817 Looking for a condo at Lakeside Terrace in Bethesda, MD 20817? Find condos for sale or rent like those at Lakeside Terrace in Bethesda, MD 20817. Why Live At Lakeside Terrace?Lakeside Terrace is a community of 215 condominiums overlooking a beautifully landsca...
By Gwen Fowler, 864-638-3599, SC Mountains & Lakes Gwen Fowler R/E
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
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10 Things you missed at the Realtors Broker sumit in Charlotte if you did not attend.1) Great conversation and networking with agents from other areas.  We sat with agents from GA, WV and FL as well as chatted with ones from HI, IL and TX.2) Round table discussions on everything relating to ownin...
By Colby & Michele Myers, Gilbert Real Estate Experts
(Treehouse Realty)
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15 years ago my wife (Michele) and I got married in Portland Oregon where we are both from.  15 years later we have 4 kids and are living in Gilbert, AZ.  It's kind of a funny story as to how we ended up in Gilbert.  We were both young when we got married,  I think we were both 22?   This is pret...
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 Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Don't Miss This FREE Haunted House In Portsmouth New Hampshire One of my favorite Halloween traditions is visiting the very impressive  "haunted house" at 292 Middle Rd. in Portsmouth NH.A very creative Portsmouth resident transforms their barn and surrounding property into a Halloween showcase e...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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 Looking for some awesome Halloween fun in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire area?There's a "haunted house" at 292 Middle Road, in Portsmouth that is NOT TO BE MISSED.  Every year, as a gift to the city, this barn and surrounding property are transformed into a Halloween dream nightmare come true by ...
By Kat DeLong, Realtor BRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(LAKEVIEW REALTY, Lake Arrowhead. 909-273-4542)
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 It's that time of the year... FALL!  Slowly changing colors are taking place on our local trees, from brilliant red to yellow to gold. Take your time as you cruise around the lake and take it all in. Crisp morning air... milky blue skies... Ah, mountain living. It's the best.Come on up this week...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Who is more important in a transaction? The Listing Agent or the Buyer Broker? I walked into a feud, dropping off a contract at a big time Real Estate office, where they were loudly discussing who works harder during the Purchase and Sales of a home?  I stayed out of it, but can tell you that my ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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* Does choosing the right Real Estate Agent make  difference?* Is now a good time to Sell or Buy a Home?* How is the housing market in my area?* What steps are involved in selling my home?* What price can I expect to get for my home in today`s      market?  Marla Yost Team would love to Sit down ...
By Michelle Bush, Growing Las Vegas & Henderson one family at a time
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest Las Vegas)
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   9610 Vega Carpio, Las Vegas, NV Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2423 SQUARE FEET  CALL LISTING AGENT 702-483-9620 or visit for showing of th...