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By Dimitri Zubrich, Friendly real estate agent in Westerville
(RE/MAX Impact)
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Westerville Ohio Real Estate has great variety. You can find older homes near Otterbein University and very expensive state homes in Twelve Trees. Those properties are not cheap and a person can sell at a very nice profit. A number of reasons govern Westerville Ohio real estate. The city has an a...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Moving to Alpharetta GA - Best Middle School Homes for Sale Moving to Alpharetta GA, looking for the best middle schools and homes for sale? Well you are smart to do so. Many persons that are relocating and moving to Alpharetta GA start their home search by viewing the best middle schools first. ...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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by Patricia Feager, 2/20/2017 This is Part 3 for families moving to North Texas to discover what local cities offer Teens. For this segment, the focus is on the City of Denton. Seeking opportunities for teens can be a challenge. It helps to know in advance what parents and teens can expect when m...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Can I Make Payments on the Security Deposit? I don’t like having vacancies at this time of year but sometimes it happens that way so we have been getting a few homes ready this past month and interviewing potential tenants. Unfortunately this time of year we have a lot less candidates than we ha...

By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
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Selling farmland in central Nebraska is my passion...it is what I love to do and it is how I make a living.  What it isn't, is work. That old saying, “when you love what you are doing, it isn’t work” rings true for me.A long time ago I thought I would never hear myself saying that. "Right", I sai...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Tax deadline for our 2016 taxes is coming sooner than later and home owners can get some nice deductions from being owners.  Though, this subject is best to discuss with your accountant or tax attorney:   We are sometimes referred to second and third generation buyers from our generous sphere who...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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How ACTIVE are you on ActiveRain?In this 2009 re-post, Barbara Todaro shares the benefits ActiveRain brought to her business.When You Thought You Had The Best Presentation.....Along Comes ActiveRain.   What does it take to close a builder/developer on marketing his subdivision?  My team and I hav...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Waikiki Wiki   Scandia Towers was completed in 1968 and offers 42 Fee Simple residential condominium units on 12 floors. The Pet Friendly building has 4 units per floor with higher floors enjoying Koolau Mountain, Diamond Head and Makai or ocean views. Scandia Towers is an East-end residential c...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Edgewater Villas Condominiums January 2017 Market ReportFor January 2017 there is only 1 condo available for sale in the Edgewater Villas of Stuart FL.  This condo is listed for $347,900 or $222.87.There are no units under contract at this time.In the past 12 months, 3 Edgewater Villas have sold....

By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Article in RIS Media by  Jodi O'Connell(TNS)—Have you done your taxes yet? Your W-2s or 1099s probably have started to trickle in with the mail over the past few weeks. You might also be in the process of gathering the right receipts and pertinent statements.Before you sign an IRS tax return and ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Clarksville/Montgomery County TN Property Taxes Due for 2016It's time to pay property taxes in Clarksville and Montgomery County TN. Many property owners have already paid them early to get the tax benefits in 2016.City and County property taxes are due for 2016 by February 28, 2017 and payment a...

By Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
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Forms of Property OwnershipThere are five basic forms of property ownership. It's important to understand the different types and how they can benefit your situation.1. Sole Ownership. A single person owns complete interest in the property. 2. Joint Tenancy. Two or more persons share equal, undiv...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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According to Google, there are already 13,400,000 results for this question, so why am I still adding #13,400,001?  Because things have changed and some Realtor's have not! When I Google'd "How to choose a Realtor", I read each one that showed up on the first page, excluding the paid for advertis...
Nominated for National Blue Ribbon School AwardsBrewster and Hamlin Elementary schools, and Rochester Adams High School have been nominated for the  National Blue Ribbon Schools award.  Rochester Adams is the first high school in Michigan nominated by the Michigan Department of Education for the ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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The biggest question when getting a new Bank Owned Listing is "What will you find?" The other question should be, "what you will not find". With this home, the kitchen is missing, yes, gone, as in... not there. This Manchester NH area homes kitchen has been taken, but do not worry, they left the...

By Jackie A. Graves, President
(Number1AgentsUSA.com™ Real Estate)
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By Dennis Swartz, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, MBA...experience counts!
(Rickert Property Management)
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Recently a condo owner returned from a week away to find that his condo was flooded, and their ceilings fell in, and lots of personal belongings were ruined. Why you wonder? Well his neighbor, who was no longer living in his unit, had an upstairs supply line to his toilet break and flood both uni...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Realtors - Selling the Main Line, PA Lic AB067198
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
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Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate BenefitsOne of the great things about living in Tredyffrin Easttown is the easy access there is to the Chester Valley Trail. Today and tomorrow the temps are up in the 60's, very nice for February.So, I threw my bike on the car and headed down to Westlakes business...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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My Best Real Estate Articles for January 2017This month's list provides a variety of content choices for real estate consumers. A little something for buyers, sellers, and even an article with agents in mind made its way onto the list.With my niche marketing already in-place, an opportunity to br...

By Carrie Hughes, REI
(TEAM Hughes Real Estate School)
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I am on my 5th straight week of teaching.  You may not see the enormity of that statement, but for someone my age who uses a high-energy level when teaching, it’s huge.  I know my limits and believe me, this week is going to push me beyond them.  I am ready for burn out and I know burn out is our...