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By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Beachfront Realty)
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Just saw this new list that was released by Wallethub on the top funnest cities in the USA. There were over 50 criteria metrics that were judged to determine ranking.  My city MIAMI came in @#3 which is awesome. Las Vegas was number one but we have the beach baby and that makes Miami #1 in my boo...
By Carrie Hughes, REI
(TEAM Hughes Real Estate School)
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I hear it all the time.  Fall is when our numbers fall; Fall is the worse time of year for real estate; and my absolute favorite one, Fall is so close to Christmas that nobody wants to spend any money on a house.  So, truthfully, are we entering a slow season? Admittedly, there are markets that t...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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3 Bedroom Homes For Sale in Aurora CO – September 2016 Aurora Colorado is a great place to call home.  You can still buy a lot of home for the money in Aurora CO.  A three bedroom home is just the right size for many folks.  The homes listed below are detached single family homes. Currently there...
By John Coleman
(Jason Martin Group)
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Neighborhood Review - Atlas DistrictClick here for a full list of properties for sale in and around the H Street Corridor Why Do People Live here?The Atlas District is a great place to be right now. It's nestled inside four different areas that have a lot happening, which in turn means the neighb...
By Jody Wall,
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Real Estate Investing LiveWe are preparing to take our Real Estate Business Videos live.  We will go through the entire behind the scenes process of how to run a real estate business.   You will see usEvaluate property and comparable valuesEvaluate profit potentialView properties with us and make...
By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams First Choice)
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Home for sale in Gonzales, LA 70737Listing DetailsSingle Family Home For Sale in Gonzales, LA39072 North Angelle Ct. Gonzales LA, 70737Price: $232,000MLS number: 2016013752Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square Footage: 1691Call Jen Burns Realtor at 225-907-3305 to see if this property is still available ...
By Treasure Coast, Fl Real Estate Ron and Debbie Albert, "Make The Most of Your Move"
(BEX Realty, St Lucie West)
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Each month, we publish a series of articles of interest to homeowners -- money-saving tips, household safety checklists, home improvement advice, real estate insider secrets, etc. Whether you currently are in the market for a new home, or not, we hope that this information is of value to you. Ple...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Many of Us Don't Know Their Names and Only Recognize The Vehicles They DriveComing up on September 28 is National Good Neighbor Day. The busy lives we lead keep us from getting to know our neighbors like we should. In this day and time it is more important than ever to learn who your neighbors ar...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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Why Work with Foundation Rentals and Relocation for Property Management in Marin County  How Much Can I Charge for a Security Deposit? Property Management San Rafael
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
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5 Tips For Preparing Your Vacation Home For The Off SeasonIt’s that time of year again when we have to pack up our winter home for the summer. Another fun season has reached its end. If your home will be empty during the summer months, take the time to prepare the home so that you are not surpris...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Speechless Sunday: Beverly Hills, CA90210 whre dreams become reality: Your Dream Awaits You in Beverly Hills, CA 90210  If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Ange...
By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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 What I like best about Blogging is the educational aspect. I read to learn, become informed, discover something new, or understand an issue from another person's point of view. Today I read a post written by Kathy Streib:    Why Do I Have To Stage My Home If Homes Are Selling? Kathy constantly w...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Gold Coast Condo Profile:    Diamond Head Apartments   Diamond Head Apts         2969 Kalakaua Ave.,         Honolulu, HI          $2,020,000 - $2,780,000   Diamond Head Apartments is a 12 story, condominium complex on the Gold Coast of Diamond Head. The building offers primarily 1 bedroom units...
By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Communities, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
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The Frilly Lilly is Coming to Founders Pointe!If you're planning to attend the PHBA Parade of Homes event at Founders Pointe (which runs Oct. 1 - 16th), be prepared to experience more than a luxury home show with spectacular home furnishings and the latest in design ideas & technology. The PHBA a...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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 2401 Green Acres Dr. Clarksville Now Closed This HUD home has closed and the buyer got a great deal. The house was in fairly good shape with a remodeled kitchen and hardwood floors. It has a good roof and new windows. It sits on a big corner lot near Ft. Campbell. This buyer knows how to recogni...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Single level (Ranch Style) homes are every popular with many buyers.  Usually it is families without children or adult children who have moved on to their own homes.  In Aurora, CO there are currently 86 ranch style homes on the market under $400,000.   These homes range in price from $190,000 up...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
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Thinking about down payment and closing costs assistance is a touchy subject with some sellers and a source of confusion for many buyers.  Let's look at the realities in today's new world.The short answer is that both low or no down payment loans and seller paid closing cost assistance are not on...
By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker.
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90 Day Look Back for Market Activity Activity over the last 90 days is a good indicator to use to see the health of the market.  I think that a property that has been on the market for over 90 days typically has some problems with Price, Condition or Location or a combination of all the above.  T...
By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386, Presence,Persistence & Perseverance
(Allison James Estates & Homes & Pacific Sotheby's International Realty)
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 Why San Diego? Why Sarasota? Why NOT? So many here at Activerain have asked me over the years why I travel to and from Sarasota to San Diego and maintain Real Estate Activity in both Markets.                                    Del Mar, CA                                                          ...
By Carrie Hughes, REI
(TEAM Hughes Real Estate School)
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I'd love you to meet some of  your fellow REALTORS®.  First off, Laura has been a REALTOR® for about two years.  Her first career is at a local bank and she is a people person.  Through her many contacts from her first career, Laura has been able to make as a high an income in her second career o...