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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 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 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 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...
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 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 Bristol TN 6.30.15 ...Check Out 104 Spanish Oak Road! REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE! Check out the latest news ...Another Just Sold Home in Bristol TN 6.30.15 ...Check Out 104 Spanish Oak Road!  This was a great home located just minutes from Downtown Bristol and The Bristol C...
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Five Reasons Buyers Like Meadows of Hearthstone, Clarksville, TNThe Meadows of Hearthstone neighborhood began in 2001 and took off like wildfire. It was well planned and when you drive through you can see the differences from other subdivisions. There are 175 homes with many different styles of h...
By Jesse Coffey, Trust in Experience and Proven Results
(Roseville Real Estate Agent | Lincoln Real Estate Agent | Rocklin Real Estate Agent | Granite Bay Real Estate Agent)
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Morgan Creek Home For Sale| Roseville California Real Estate Agent Jesse Coffey - 8620 French Creek Ct, Roseville, Ca. 95747. Back on the market! This home is located in the gated community of Morgan Creek in Roseville, California. The list price is $655,000. The Roseville real estate market is d...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
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 Buyer & Seller Advice: There Are Two Sides to Every StoryThis post could go on FOREVER. So to make a long story short, whether you are the buyer or the seller, YOU are not the only person involved in the story.Buyer or Seller: There does not have to be a “winner” or a “loser.” There can be winne...
By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
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Condo's For Sale On the Island In Corpus Christi, TX Looking for a Condo for sale on the Island in Corpus Christi Texas?  Here is a list of Condo's you might like along with any current properties available for sale in each complex. Beachfront Condo's or Condo's close to the Beach  Portofino Cond...
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...