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By Matt Irvin, Experience & Dedication
(The Irvin Team~Remax Accord, Irvin Real Estate, Inc PM)
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Live Well in Walnut CreekWalnut Creek, California is a wonderful place to live! The quality of our area is magnified by the loads of entertainment, breathtaking views, and never-ending outdoor adventure possibilities. Whatever you are looking for, we have it here. Favorite things to do in Walnut ...

By Tony Morganti, CRS, ABR - Cuyahoga Falls, Stow
(RE/MAX Crossroads in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, Ohio)
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The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans:“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. H...

By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Tips for Moving into Your New St George HomeWelcome home! Moving into your new home is such an exciting time. Your list of to-do’s for your new home is probably very long. However, there are a few important “firsts” to do once you move in.Change the LocksThis is one I think we all usually remembe...

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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Lincoln Twelve Bridges homes for sale in Lincoln California February, 2017.  How much is my Twelve Bridges Lincoln home worth? All Lincoln California Homes For Sale. Lincoln California real estate agent Jesse Coffey.There are currently nine homes for sale located in Twelve Bridges in Lincoln, Ca....

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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Catta Verdera Lincoln California homes and lots for sale February, 2017.  How much is my Catta Verdera Lincoln California home worth? Lincoln California real estate agent Jesse Coffey. There are currently eight homes and thirteen lots for sale in Catta Verdera located in Lincoln, Ca.Please click ...

By Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Many of the residents of Highlands Ranch are young families with children.  The master-planned community is the ideal place for young families to enjoy the ultimate Colorado lifestyle and there are plenty of things to do to keep the young ones busy! This chart demonstrates the breakdown of childr...

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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Lincoln Crossing homes for sale in Lincoln California February, 2017.  How much is my Lincoln Crossing home worth? All Lincoln California Homes For Sale. Lincoln Crossing Real Estate Market Report. Lincoln California real estate agent Jesse Coffey.There are currently sixteen homes for sale locate...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Realtors - Selling the Main Line, PA Lic AB067198
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
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In this series we are answering frequently posed Tredyffrin Easttown real estate questions.We get many inquiries to show homes and buyers often balk when we ask them if they are pre-approved for a mortgage and if so how much. This video answers this question. Let me know if you have a real estate...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
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Diana White-Pettis offers, yet another great post and list of helpful tips here. I just remodeled my kitchen all this month (Jan 30-February 20, 2017), I can confirm her list is spot-on! I had to find out first hand, who was the best of the best on my team. No project goes smoothly, like an escro...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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New Homes for Sale in Clarksville, TN 37043This part of Montgomery County is known as St. Bethlehem, Kirkwood, Rossview and the Sango areas. They are very popular because of the good schools and the word that spreads from happy home buyers in the area. Couple that with new homes and you have lots...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Why can't I get a great deal on that home, the Bank is just going to take it anyway? That is the call I just got on a Manchester NH area home. It is only one of many calls and emails every week that are similar. The basic premise is can a buyer purchase a home that is in the foreclosure process?...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Realtors - Selling the Main Line, PA Lic AB067198
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
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Tredyffrin Easttown Historic HomesWhilst many of the homes in the two townships are not historic we do have several historic homes located in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. In fact this article on a local blog by Pattye Benson focuses on four of seven historic homes which are threatened with ...

By Jean Richer, No Gimmicks, No Nonsense, only Straight Talk
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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When it's time to put your house up for sale you will get some questions from your Realtor. How is old your roof, furnace, A/C, etc... What about the age of the roof? How about the driveway, when was that re-paved? These are all questions that a potential buyer will ask. They want to know the age...

By Pam Jank, Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro
(Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty)
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It is not unusual to have the question "How much does it cost to build a home" directed at me.   I wish there was a simple answer.   However, it is far from simple. Let's start with the type Floor Plan/Style your home will have.    Do you want: Rancher (one-level home), Rancher with a Basement (...

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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 Great News for the Sellers: The Nebraska farm land has sold so there will not be an auction. A great offer came in and the Sellers accepted it.Great News for the Buyers: The farm is next to their farm and they can expand and farm right through both properties. The sellers were hoping that these ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You said you wanted some excitement? I Show up at a new listing. Home is vacant. I walk around this Manchester NH area home taking picture of the outside. I trudge through the near 2 feet of snow to the door, unlock the lockbox and go inside. I walk through the home, taking pictures of every roo...

By The Myers Team | Las Vegas Top Real Estate Agents, Nobody Finds BUYERS Faster Than The MYERS
(Simply Vegas Real Estate)
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Las Vegas, Nevada -- Hiring a home inspector is an important part of the home buying process; however, some inspectors are better than others.  Inspections are typically performed by a licensed inspector who has the training and certifications required to inspect homes.  Their job is to examine t...

By Michael Gross, expert advise | exceptional service
(EnTrust Realty)
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Mesa, AZ, a stalwart haven for diverse real estate opportunities in the East Valley.  Property management and real estate investing can be challenging for the novice investor and the out of state investor in Mesa because of it's sheer size and diversity of real estate type.From single family resi...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Nationally, as well as locally, we are seeing an uptick in both interest rates and home prices.  Let's do a little bit of simple math to see the difference a year can make in terms of your buying power and mortgage payments.Let's say you decide to purchase a home close to our local average median...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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6 Homes for Sale Lynbrook High Homes Update as of February 22, 2017 by San Jose Cupertino Schools REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweTwo of the Six San Jose Lynbrook High Homes for sale are offered by Diamond-Certified Lynrook and Cupertino Schools Experts Michelle Carr Crowe and the Get Results Team: 70...