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By Grant Howard
(Keller Williams)
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We Are ThankfulAs we find ourselves within the holiday season once again, there is so much hustle and bustle and running from house to house, that we forget that it is a time to reflect on what is really important to us. We at The Howard Group decided to share with you what we are thankful for.  ...
By Kaye Swain, Call Kaye for all your real estate needs!
(Keller Williams Realty Roseville )
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It's the week of Thanksgiving and a time to stop and appreciate the wonderful gifts God has provided us in many ways. I am very grateful for the many big gifts He's blessed us with including His love for us, life itself, my sweet family, the cute grand-pets I love who also love me, and the great ...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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When it comes to figuring out what buyers are choosing in today's housing market, a study of the median house in Tallahassee is a good way to evaluate behaviors and trends. While this is focused on Tallahassee, you can determine similar trends by studying the median house in any market.We study t...
By Surprise Arizona Realtor Jim Braun Sun City Grand Active Adult Communities, Surprise AZ real estate Phoenix West Valley
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Jim Braun Sun City Grand Az )
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 Sun City Grand Golf homes for sale in Surprise AZSun City Grand in the Phoenix West Valley city of Surprise a Del Webb 45+ active adult community has 47 golf course homes for sale ranging in size from 1934 sq ft to 3480 sq ft and a price range from $299,900 to $380,000. The pricing on these home...
By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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If you think Southern California does not have seasons, then you haven't been here during the autumn season. You would not be disappointed with our November intense reds, yellows, oranges, and golds. A typical Encino street looks like this:  *If you are looking for a home in our beautiful Encino ...
By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams First Choice)
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Bluff Heritage Subdivision in Geismar, LAFind similar homes for sale to the Bluff Heritage Subdivision in Geismar, LA Super friendly neighborhood in a great school district. Luxury living in the outskirts of Geismar. Contact 225.289.3656 for more information on homes available in Bluff Heritage S...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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At Home Depot I returned a chain saw and got a replacement yesterday, the clerk asked if I want to buy a anytime warranty on a new tool on top of 2 year manufacturer's warranty. That got me to think. Have I got any of these junk warranty paid for and what do they really buy you?   Most Americans...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Beachfront Realty)
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     This eight-bedroom, 13-bathroom modern-mediterranean Miami Beach mansion has just been listed for $27.5 million. Located at 2318 N Bay Road, the 14,212-square-foot home on Biscayne Bay has gorgeous views and is a short walk to the Miami Beach Golf Course plus only 6 blocks to Lincoln Road sh...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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For the week ending November 25, 2015 there are currently 21 homes under contract in the Williamsburg Virginia area.  The list price of these homes ranges from $180K to $930K. The heated square feet of these homes is from 1366 to 5100.  The homes range in size from two bedrooms to five bedrooms. ...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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We buy houses Orange County Florida   407-739-5773  .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole,...
By Grant Howard
(Keller Williams)
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What is Earnest Money? Among all of the transactions coming through a real estate office, the number one question  we address is "What is Earnest Money?". During the home buying process, there are several steps and terms that arise that we don't hear in our everyday lingo. Unless you have a real ...
By Jason J. Smith
(Colorado Real Estate Company, LLC)
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Search Sanctuary at Keystone homes for sale--The Sanctuary at Keystone is a luxury neighborhood in Keystone, Colorado. It offers a central Keystone, Colorado location with bus service to the River Run Village and the gondola. Owners at the Sanctuary love the views and quiet setting this location ...
By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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Just Sold DUPLEX =Unit #925 has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths with bonus room, it will rent for $1,200 per month. Unit #923 has 2 bedrooms 1 bath, currently rented for $800 per month. The property includes an office with full bath, currently rented as a studio for $500 per month. The property includes a de...
By Debra B Albert, PA, Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Port St Lucie a Viable City with 13 Accolades and Recommendations Once upon a time, Port St Lucie, FL was a haven for silver-haired people from the Northeast and Midwest  who chose to spend their winters here and some moved in permanently for the climate and cost of living.That was then -  This s...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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   People in our sphere...and friends of friends..neighbors of friends...etc. call us when they are looking for a divorce lawyer.    Just as with any other professional, it is not a "one person fits all" position. We let the prospective divorcee choose how much they want to tell us about their s...
By Michelle Bush, Growing Las Vegas & Henderson one family at a time
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest Las Vegas)
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24 HOUR Information Hotline – Call 800-954-3801 Ext. 106#  for More Details!! Call 702-483-9620 or visit - 1 Story**3 Bed/2ba**Almost 1,500 sqft. Mature Landscaping**Rare Private Gated Front Yard**Custom Stone* Open Floorplan with Tile Flooring Throughout home**Ope...
By Carrie Hughes, REI
(TEAM Hughes Real Estate School)
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  TEAM Hughes is thankful for so many things.  I hope you, like us, are thankful for your career.  We are one of the few industries that offer unlimited success to each and every member, whether you have a graduate degree or whether you are a high school dropout. Be th...
By Debra B Albert, PA, Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Thinking of Buying?  Click here for your free Guide - Simplifying the MarketThinking of Selling?  Click here for your Free Guide - Simplifying the MarketKnowing Real Estate Trends, facts and figures help you understand how to meet your goals in todahy's real estate market.  The information here i...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Our site will show you what homes are Actively for Sale and the most recent sales in your area.  
By Joyce Marsh, Central Florida & The Beaches | Fine Homes
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                   Exquisite Oceanfront Estate with breathtaking views from almost every room presented by Joyce Marsh...Rare opportunity to own this spectacular residence located in the charming beachside town of Ormond Beach, Florida.  Exclusive area of luxury homes on the Florida's east coast....