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By The Scott Loper Team Bux-Mont Premier Properties
(Keller Williams Real Estate - Montgomeryville)
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The Results are IN In 2016, Scott Loper was once again the top producing agent at our Keller Williams Montgomeryville office. Scott ranks in the top 1% of KW agents in Pennsylvania. Scott and Lisa also received the "Dave Hendel" award, which is intended for the most inspiring agent in the market ...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Redondo Beach, CA 90277: Have you ever heard of NEVs?  Today I had some business to conduct in Redondo Beach, CA 90277. If you have never been to Redondo Beach, let me just say, it is a fun Southern California Beach Community.  Fantastic Ocean View Homes are available for a reasonable price compa...

By National Realty Centers
(National Realty Centers)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Great Condo in Ypsilanti!     JUST LISTED     View the Property Details, Photos, Map & School information here!   620 W Cliffs Drive Ypsilanti, MI 48197   Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 1206 square feet   For 24 Hour Information: ...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad March 2017 There are a good number of buyers in Carlsbad seeking more space in a single family detached home. For many, a 4-bedroom house is ideal and meets the needs for extra space including: Room for all Members of the Immediate HouseholdAdditional Room for...

By Brad Thomsen, Broker / Owner
(Big Bear Realty ~ Broker / Owner)
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  For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Broker/Owner, Big Bear Realty. Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   | *****************************Alderwood, formerly Alderwood Mall, in Lynnwood - Convenient & Easy Location L...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Metro Hale:    2033 Nu'uanu   2033 Nu‘uanu  2033 Nu‘uanu Ave. Honolulu, HI $500,000 - $665,000   This PET FRIENDLY  27-story fee-simple building has a total of 87 units, offering 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos.   Building amenities: pool, BBQ, 2 recreation areas, and guest parking.                   ...

By Brian Persons, CMI
(Brian Persons Front Range Home Inspections)
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I Inspected a home last week that touted a new roof, as many do. Good selling point ,but make sure it was installed properly. This is what I found below that new roof.  Thats right, they moved the vent pipe off of the water heater. The unit was in a closet near the bedroom in a manufactured home....

By Brad Thomsen, Broker / Owner
(Big Bear Realty ~ Broker / Owner)
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  For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Broker/Owner, Big Bear Realty. Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   | *****************************Lynnwood Transit Center / Park-and-Ride -- 20100 48 Ave W., LynnwoodLynnwood i...

By sandy straley, Selling Homes for over 35 Years
(Rindlesbach Homes)
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Millcreek Homes for Sale Housing Market Trends - Sold vs. Listed Understand the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay). By comparing these price trends, you'll have a good idea of where the market is heading. The median...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Hartstene Pointe(Harstine Island)Shelton, WashingtonMarket Report(3/22/2017) Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Hartstene Pointe, Shelton Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerHow much is my Hartstene Pointe Cabin or Island Home worth? Click HERE for an estimate I kno...

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 -- Each year, thousands of people across the nation decide to get their real estate license.  While each of them dreams of becoming a top producer, experienced Brokers can verify that the odds are against you.  In fact, it is estimated that five percent of the agents in any give...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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10 Good Reason People Like Living in Hickory Wild Hickory Wild has beautiful single family detached homes conveniently located just outside of the city limits of Clarksville, TN. The styles vary and many are of built in the Craftsman Style of homes that is so popular right now. See homes for Sale...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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St. Cloud also known as the "Soldier City" is a city in Osceola County, Florida, United States. The population was 45,298 at the 2014 census. St. Cloud is closely associated with the adjacent city of Kissimmee and its proximity to Orlando area theme parks, including Walt Disney World, Universal O...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(, covering California & most other states)
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Log homes and the FHA 203k... in Oakland to San DiegoWho would have guessed? Actually it isn't too far fetched, they have been there for many years.This home is a real log cabin in Oakland CA. The exterior walls are rounded split logs, not fully rounded logs, they are flat on the inside and this ...

By Shawn McNeal, Shawn McNeal
(Remax Acorn Properties)
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 Homes for Sale near Homeconnection, Oak Harbor WA Homeconnection serves grade K to 12, one of the public schools in Oak Harbor WA. From the schools got a score of 8 out 10 they have great parents participation, strong academics and behave students.  Homes for sales near Homeconne...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
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A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their houses in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market...

By Bob Forman, Working 7 days a week for my customers.
(MVP Realty)
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Bonita Springs as most of SW Florida has new construction going on everywhere and this properties are HOT! The latest community is Valencia of Bonita Springs located between Village Walk of Bonita Springs and Bonita National Country Club. These communities are located on Bonita Beach Rd east of I...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
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Are you planning to sell your Anoka County acreage home this spring? If you live on acreage and are not in a community with city sewer, you have a private sewer system to get rid of sewage. Homeowners with septic systems are required to complete an additional disclosure about the condition and u...

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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Angler Cove Condos February 2016 Market Update There are currently 5 Angler Cove condos available for sale.  The list rices are from $269,900 up to $389,998 which works out to an average price of $308,580 or $242.36 per sq. ft. of living area. There are no condos under contract at this time in A...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Long and Foster)
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Rated by as a 10 out of 10, Bradley Hills Elementary is clearly a popular school for families moving to Bethesda MD.  The teacher student ratio is appealing with about 630 students and 33 full time teachers.  Located at 8701 Hartsdale Avenue, the Bradley Hills Elementary School d...