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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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   People think...if you had a lien on your property of course you would know it...of course you would do something to take care of it before you put your house on the market            Anyone who has been in real estate for any length of time...knows that there is no such thing as "of course." ...
By Stephanie Wardwell, Woodbridge, VA in Prince William County
(Keller Williams Realty)
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12713 NETTLECREEK PLACE, WOODBRIDGE, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2024 SQUARE FEET End unit townhouse with 3 bedrooms on upper level with 2 full bathrooms. Main level has open family ro...
By Cynthia Smitherman, DESIGNATED BROKER, ABR, GRI, REALTOR REALTIST
(Exit Realty Gainey Ranch)
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  Life, Liberty and the American Dream is what our forefathers envisioned for the United States of America. Visionaries’ help people see into the future,  however, often times many are thought of by their peers as being a little crazy, or eccentric. I am sure when the forefathers decided to gain ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Do You Need Specialized Moving Services for Your Relocation? Some people who are relocating a distance, whether you are selling or not before you move, need specialized moving services. It's important to think about these things in advance, and to know the questions you need to ask the movers you...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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 Can You Trust Your Realtor® To Find All The Available HomesWith all the third party websites offering a list of homes that are for sale, it is a fact that most home buyers do start their home search online. Little that they know, these homes they find priced just within their range are not even ...
By Randy Hilman, Associate Broker, GRI, CBR, What Matters to You, Means Everything to Me!
(Randy Hilman Homes at Keller Williams Coastal, Lakes & Mountains Realty)
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Wooden Boats on Lake Winnipesaukee at 45 Umbrella Point.  Lake Winnipesaukee rivals Lake Tahoe for the fine and collectible wooden boats found there and the boathouse at  45 Umbrella Point, Wolfeboro, NH. is the best place to keep them.Owning a "woody" is a unique pleasure.  For the rest of us, w...
By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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Virtual TourJust Sold-Unique home on one acre in Royal Trails Subdivision, no rear neighbors, home backs up to State Forest. The home has an open floor plan, front porch and back enclosed screened in porch. The kitchen features three ovens, an Island with granite counter tops. The home has a pant...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You may have heard the phrase SUNDAY FUNDAY, but what will you do today? It isnt just any Sunday as it is July 4th weekend after all. For me it a is a morning of work and then some sunshine. When others are off, it is my time to shine. A couple is thinking of selling, today is their day off, can ...
By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
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I had to do this in two posts due to size limitations City Address BR BA SF Lot Acre Sold Price Sold Date St. Helena 466 Elmshaven Rd 2 1 562 0.24 $310,000 4/3/2015 St. Helena 1080 Mariposa Ln 3 2 1,312 0.0129 $415,000 4/15/2015 St. Helena 1831 Granger Way 2 2 1,315 0.0482 $610,000 5/7/2015 St. H...
By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
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  City Address BR BA SF Lot Acre Sold Price Sold Date Angwin 465 Clark Way 3 1 1,542 0.64 $539,000 3/31/2015 Angwin 185 Edgewood Pl 4 3 2,100 1.45 $745,000 4/10/2015 Angwin 1445 Summit Lake Dr 3 3 1,877 1.9 $975,000 5/13/2015                 Calistoga 4560 Lake County Hwy 1 1 510 1.7 $305,000 5/7...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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Everyone knows that Los Angeles is one of the most difficult cities to drive. Spending hours in traffic or trying to find parking you have time to go through all stages of grief( denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance). But did you know that one of the most common causes for traffi...
By Debra B Albert, PA - Albert and Katona Real Estate Group - KW Port St. Lucie, FL, St Lucie MLS Home Search and Market Information
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Port St. Lucie, FL  Rated one of the Safest Cities in America Port St Lucie Police Department is staffed with 224 sworn police officers and a civilian staff of 66 full time employees who are committed to providing superior customer service and remaining one of America's safest cities. The depar...
By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier)
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I recently helped one of my landlord clients find a renter for one of his Addison properties.The tenant didn't want the lease to start until the first of the month, but she wanted to move a few items in early. The landlord did not have a problem with that since she paid the security deposit and f...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Homes for Sale in Georgian Walk Subdivision in Byron GAGeorgian Walk Subdivision InformationThe Georgian Walk Subdivision in Byron GA is an established community, found off White Road. With mature trees and landscaping as well as decent sized yards, this neighborhood could be the ideal location f...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
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Menifee Lakes Country Club Golf Course Homes - Market Report July 2015 Located off Newport Road and Interstate 215, and between Antelope and Menifee Roads, nearby schools, shopping, gas stations, restaurants, and Menifee Countryside Marketplace, Loma Linda Medical Center, and Mt. San Jacinto Coll...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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FOUR VICTORIA APARTMENT BUILDING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SALE!58  DELUXE CONDO HIGHRISE APARTMENT INVESTMENT VICTORIA, BC Completed in 2011 this six story Concrete High-Rise makes for a trouble free and long lasting rental investment. The building was built to the latest Condominium Standard...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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I have been searching high and low for the perfect home for my clients who's home I sold (with a close 8 days later).  They have been haging out with relatives until we could find them the perfect place and today was the day. 5466 Rustic Ave.Firestone, CO 80504Ranch style home with 2,200 finished...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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In Life and In Real Estate, Many Times The Answer Is It Depends   I have noticed that in the Q & A site of ActiveRain when I answer a question, my response includes it depends….. And you know, most answers in life and in real estate -- it really does depend on the situation.   The who, the what, ...
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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Resort Home Near South Holston Lake in Bristol TN Hits The Market 7.1.15! REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH! Check out the latest news ....Resort Home Near South Holston Lake in Bristol TN Hits The Market 7.1.15!  If you are looking for a Resort Type Home For Sale near South Holston Lake in Bristol Tn then ...
By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
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While many blog writers, including myself, often focus on homeowners in financial distress, Tenants are often victims of either their own financial distress or the financial distress of their landlord.  This article will examine the eviction process from a lawyer’s viewpoint for both the landlord...