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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 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 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...
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 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 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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Circle Bay Waterfront Condos Stuart FL January 2017 Market Report As of January 2017, there are 7 condos for sale in the Circle Bay Yacht Club  of Stuart FL.   Listing prices range from $146,900 up to $259,000.  The average listing price $180,843 which equals a price per square foot of living ar...

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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For those who recently bought a home in Florida and/or want to declare Florida their primary residence, there is a nice little inducement that will help save you some money on your property taxes.  The deadline for filing is rapidly approaching:    Don't miss the opportunity to save money on you ...

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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Many buyers walk into new construction developments and think that working with the builder (and their sales agents) is the way to go.  Debbie Reynolds shows why this isn't necessarily the best way to proceed in this post: Having Your Own Agent Is a Smart Move and Here's Why. Many builders have t...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You are seeing it here first, A BANK OWNED Home coming soon in Windham NH 03053. Exclusively listed by the Godzyk Real Estate Services. This home features 11 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 4 baths.  It will be sold AS IS and is a "cash only" sale. The price is coming soon. Previews and Showings are by app...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Moving to Alpharetta GA - Best High Schools Homes for SaleMoving to Alpharetta GA? Need to know Alpharetta GA best high schools homes for sale? Well you are fortunate to have found this Alpharetta GA real estate page. We designed this page to allow people moving to Alpharetta GA an easier way to ...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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 Moving to Johns Creek GA | Johns Creek A Great Place to Live Moving to Johns Creek GA?  You are in luck!  Johns Creek GA is a great place to live!  We should know!  We've been  living and selling real estate and homes for sale in the Johns Creek GA area since 1992. There is so much to do in John...

By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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1. Money is made at the buy, not the sell of your flip. When flipping a house your money is made at the purchase not at the sell of the house. So, many times people buy a house with the intensions of making a huge profit only to find out that they could not make any money after all the renovation...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Year Round Rental Home - Narragansett RI - Pettaquamscutt Lakes.  Hard to find long term year round rental home in Narragansett RI with 3 bedrooms, 2 new full baths, new kitchen, dining room, den & full concrete basement with washer & dryer included.  NOW RENTED>>>SORRY!!Year Round Rental Home - ...

By Robert Machado, CPM MPM - Property Manager and Property Management
(HomePointe Property Management, CRMC)
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Yelp is at the top of the list of many companies’ reasons to hate the Internet.  Yelp has given an electronic soap box to everyone that feels they have been slighted or wounded in any way.  It does not matter if the complaint is valid or unrealistic.  If you type it, Yelp will print it.   The pro...

By Nina Rogoff, Selling Norfolk County Homes
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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My Top 5 Pet Peeves About Listings & What You Can Do About Them!As a Listing Agent, I am constantly looking at new listings to stay informed about the local markets, compare prices and features as I discuss pricing with my Seller Clients or evaluate them for prospective Buyers.Sometimes, real est...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 118
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 Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Of course location affects home value!  We all know that.  But I'm wondering how much in terms of actual dollars and cents. When you buy a home in a compromised location (i.e. busy street, across from commercial buildings) you know you bought at a discount.  There are homes in Winnetka, Wilmette,...

By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
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                                                    French Quarter Corners                                                      Homes, Condos and Shops                                                     So "Unique and Historic"      The French Quarter is known for its historic buildings, galleri...