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By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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A memorial ceremony and candlelight vigil, will honor Orange County Law  Enforcement Officers  who died in the line of duty, at 7:00 pm on Thursday at Orange County Sherriff's Regional Training Academy, located at  15991 Armstrong Avenue.  Additional information is available  by callling 714-904-...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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We've been in the midst of a major remodel of our own home for about 5 weeks.  Of course the planning for it started long before that, and like most remodels there have been some changes in plans along the way.  Included in our remodel was removing an older free standing wood burning stove on a t...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Buying a Home with an Acre or More in Clarksville TNHome buyers tend to like a little land because afterall, it is Tennessee. Our Clarksville TN land is gently rolling and an acre of land can offer space, privacy and a place to spread out and have a garden.Check out Homes for Sale with an acre or...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Searching for Hamilton Township Ohio new construction patio homes?  They're not ready yet, but Fischer Homes is about to start adding patio homes to their Providence community!  Not far from their existing patio home community in Miami Bluffs, but expect a more affordable price point.  Lot holds ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  A friend of ours is a retired police detective and recently posted this on Facebook.  Our hope is that you never need to use it....but it is certainly very valuable information if you ever do....please feel free to copy and paste to your Facebook page...reblog....and most of all...remember thi...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Internet Investors Looking for Atlanta Buckhead or Midtown Properties  Investors seek ROI when they purchase property.  Renting out is a very interesting procedure in established communities. Often rules apply and those rules are enforced by fines. Unpaid fines may become liens on the property. W...

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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I ran across this post from Sally K. & David L. Hanson and felt that it was important enough to spread the word and hope you all do the same.  This could easily be a life saver:    A friend of ours is a retired police detective and recently posted this on Facebook.  Our hope is that you never nee...

By Jim Starwalt, Better Agents, Better Results
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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Work with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Star Homes in Illinois We are one office with two locations in Grayslake Illinois and McHenry Illinois. Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is a company based on values with a focus on lifestyle and community. Our company was born out of a desire ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Searching for Springboro Ohio new construction patio homes?  Fischer Homes has a limited time offer for you!  And we say limited because with only a handful of lots we don't expect the patio home opportunity in The Springs to last long!Fischer is offering five patio home floor plans:Amelia  Edent...

By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance
(Realty One)
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MANY in the general public do not understand Title Insurance. Why the need for it and who pays for it, let alone, what it really is. Before the title insurance is ever issued there is a much more important document that must be reviewed  -the Title Commitment. THE title commitment is issued prior...

By Jim Starwalt, Better Agents, Better Results
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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A Lifestyle Brand - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes We are a lifestyle company that provides value to both the real estate professional and the consumer. This is a new model for the real estate industry. The combination of this and our partnership with Meredith Corporation and Bet...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
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All around the New York City area and slightly north, toll booths are being removed and replaced with electronic cashless tolling. This means that anyone entering or leaving New York City in their own vehicle will need to have an E-ZPass in their vehicle to pass through these “tolls.”  Passing t...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Among the many items on its agenda for tonight, the City Council will discuss a coyote management plan and an overview of affordable housing in the City.  Staff said the proposed coyote plan would take a proactive approach to educate residents and make a more stringent effort to enforce current l...

By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group)
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St Helena Weekly Real Estate UpdateTo see all St Helena real estate currently for saleMedian prices, average days on marketcurrent for sale                44,  med price $2,672,500, avg days on market 115current sale pendings     10,  med price $1,350,000, avg days on market 108sold in last 6 mon...

By Jackie A. Graves, President
(Number1AgentsUSA.com™ Real Estate)
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By Susie Kay, Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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Location:For wall mount, place 6 to 12 inches from ceiling, and away from cornersFor ceiling mount, place at least 18 inches from any wallOn high pitch ceilings, place at highest pointDon’t install near window, door, air register or ceiling fanIt is important to have not just one smoke-alarm but ...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Registration is now open for the City's Tiny Tots Program, which runs from 9:30 am to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays, between June 26th and August 17th.  Cost is  $225 and this includes materials.  Participants must be potty trained and be of  age 3 by Sepember 1st.If you are searching for Compar...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Surrey Woods Townhome community in Streamwood IL near 59 and Bode Roads is a very popular area surrounded by the Cook County Forest Preserve with wonderfully maintained walking, jogging and bike paths. My favorite part is the great old oak trees in the area.  There is also a pond and play area th...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
Comments 0
Tonight, the Buena Park City Council will consider continuing the use of an outside company to handle public relations services relating to homelessness in the City.   Since early 2016, CALTROP  has provided the city those services.  CALTROP has been acquired by TRC Companies.  This new agreement...

By Brenda Mayette, Getting results w/ knowledge & personality!
(Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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As a member of Active Rain, we can participate in monthly contests. These contests often shed a lot of light on the participants... And this month’s might shed the most yet! We’ve been asked to share our pet peeves of being in the real estate profession. As defined, a peeve is something that: ann...