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By Leslie DeLuca, Broker Associate
(Teles Properties l DeLuca Real Estate Group)
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Do you have real estate questions? Great! we have answers  so go ahead and post your questions and we will answer them.  We are asking you the public to let us know what you need to know about real estate from loans to investing....to buying your first home or where to find the best latte in tow...
By Georgie Hunter R(S), Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Are there monkeys on Maui? Yes, at a sanctuary in Haiku!You wouldn't expect to see monkeys on Maui, and you won't see them in the wild, but it's nice to know there is a safe haven for monkeys in Haiku.  The Pacific Primate Sanctuary is home to a number of monkeys that have been rescued from labs,...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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Bob and Terri,just a note of caution as you are contemplating the purchase of a "yet to be constructed home" from a builder. The new construction contracts in our area are very long often 40-65+ pages, and they are written  in the favor of the builder...as compared to our resale contract which is...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Does How you Dress Affect Your Business?   When I got into the business years ago, there was a saying - Dress for Success every day.    It did not matter who your client was, or what you were showing --- you dressed up!   There was also a rule to dress one or two steps up from your clients.   I k...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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A house fire is a nightmare most homeowners won't ever have to experience. But for the unlucky few, living through the frightening occurrence and subsequent repercussions of a house fire can be upsetting and disheartening.  Whether a home was completely ravaged or mostly salvageable knowing how t...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Zephyr Real Estate)
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Verteran Realtor, Margaret Kapranos has joined Zephyr Real Estate in Greenbrae.  "I like how the brand has so much to offer my clients, she said.  Their marketing prowess caught my attention one day in San Francisco, when sale sign after sale sign, displayed the Zephyr Real Estate logo. What were...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
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Leak Alert!Spring Is Coming You Need This Cheap Alarm SystemCute or basic these water alert systems are as cheap as $8.00 each (shipping included) on eBay. There is very little to them, just the battery you provide, a horn/buzzer and a little wire. Such a simple principle. The contact points get ...
By Georgie Hunter R(S), Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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January 2016 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate January 1, 2016 - December 2015 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate January 6, 2016 - Wordless Wednesday - Hawaiian style building in Hana Maui HI January 8, 2016 - Over the rainbow at Ho'okipa Beach on Maui's north ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Throwback Thursdays: Pages at Manhattan Beach, CA.... as most of you who read my blog know Diane and I love Bookstores and being near the Pacific Ocean. Needless to say it is hard to belive that this picture was taken on June 16th 2012, seems like yesterday we were there. What's not to love here,...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Carlsbad Village Lifestyle – Transportation Options As with shopping, dining, services and things to do, the Carlsbad Village lifestyle includes a number of transportation options. ON FOOTFor many on foot is the way to get around unless health or physical issues prevent doing so. The Carlsbad...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Iconic Hollywood Sign: how would you like to look at from your kitchen window everyday? Some homes are just extra special. Some home owners are lucky to have fantastic views, does not matter if it is a City View or an Iconic Sign View like in this instance the Hollywood Sign.   I took my buye...
By Jasmine Bega - Broker Sales Associate/REALTOR®/CDPE
(VIP Realty Group)
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Click to View Current Traccia Summerlin Homes for Sale - Updated HourlyShowed homes today in one of my favorite communities in SW Las Vegas!Traccia is one of South Summerlin's most desirable guard-gated neighborhoods. It located just off of the I-215 and West Sahara, across from Red Rock Country ...
By Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Below is my most current newsletter and this is the first time I have posted this as a blog/article.  Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for folks with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Flipping a Home the Safe Way - Real Estate Investing Some times a Flip turns into a Flop. Flipping a Home the safe way is very important; especially for the smaller investor that cannot afford to loose money. I think real estate investing is a great way to invest, even for small investors. Over t...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
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Sadly Southern California has had more than our share of fires. For those facing the unimaginable sadness of a home loss, this is a great post with good tips. The most important thing to do is reach out for help. There are many organizations and people who are ready to help you.  A house fire is ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Governors Crossing Townhouse in Clarksville, TN Really AffordableIf you are looking for a carefree living style in Clarksville TN then Governors Crossing townhouses may the perfect choice for you. This home at 132 Alexander Blvd. has a very popular floor plan with the majority of the living area ...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
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Last 7 days showed the following in the Denver and surrounding area.New listing 1084Back on market 192Under contract 1262Sold 780As you can see we still are hoping for more inventory to help out our buyers.  If you are thinking about putting your home on the market it is a SELL MARKET, call me, W...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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  Welcome to the Brambleton Virginia February 13, 2014 Home Sales Report. See what homes are currently for sale in Brambleton and related neighborhoods. Keep current with the prices & market trends for homes sold in the area.Brambleton combines the best of new town planning with creative style.  ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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1472 Collins View Way, Stones Manor Clarksville TN is Pending Another Stones Manor new home is pending. This is a great looking home that is packed with details and upgrades that wowed the buyer.  Stones Manor is getting lots of activity and homes are selling fast. This is a newly constructed hom...
By Bernadine Eberle, Home Sales in Collin County
(Keller Williams Realty - Texas)
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Have your filed your homestead exemption application?   Each year I send out a reminder to my clients to file an application to claim their property for a homestead exemption.  I want them to save money and it’s free to file.   It’s not just for new home buyers. You can save money too! The applic...