Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate )

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Jeff Dowler CRS Yes, the Nation's Capital.

Feb 20, 2016 02:13 AM
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

Homer Alaska.... Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea...

they also call it Shangri-La and the Banana Belt of Alaska

there was a bumper sticker years back before PC took over

Homer Alaska... A Drinking Village with a Fishing Problem

oh yeah and HALIBUT CAPITOL OF THE WORLD!!

Feb 20, 2016 02:58 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I have nicknames for all the little towns in my area.  But if I shared them, I think I would be out of business in no time at all!  

Feb 20, 2016 03:59 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Hotlanta (Atlanta)

Feb 20, 2016 02:55 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

they use to call Denver a cow town

 

Feb 20, 2016 01:43 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Carlsbad is called the Village by the Sea

Feb 20, 2016 01:27 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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When I lived in Ft. Myers Florida it was also called the "City of Palms" for the Palm trees on McGregor Blvd. donated by Thomas Edison and his wife!

Feb 20, 2016 09:46 PM
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 Yes, Athens of the South.

Feb 20, 2016 06:27 PM
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Bob Crane
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Americas Dairyland, Wisconsin

Feb 20, 2016 03:31 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Jeff Dowler CRS - I do not think we have it for the towns I work in Metor Boston...(and I am sure you'd know about it since you lived in MA)

Feb 20, 2016 02:03 PM
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Joy Bender
Compass - La Jolla, CA
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Jewel by the sea 

Feb 20, 2016 11:15 AM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
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Not that I am aware of.

Feb 20, 2016 11:06 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
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Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

a couple actually

Lake Country and The Briarpatch

another neighboring town us called "the crazy house" because it formerly had the state mental hospital.

Feb 20, 2016 10:57 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Not one that is commonly used unless you wish to talk about DC.

Feb 20, 2016 09:49 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, many.  Some pretty, some not.  None I'm going to share here, since I know mostly the joke ones.

Feb 20, 2016 09:34 AM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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Our city of Tallahassee is also known as, "The Capital City [of Florida]"

 

Feb 20, 2016 08:54 AM
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin is known as "The Music Capital!!

Feb 20, 2016 08:28 AM
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William Feela
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Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Many towns in the state do...a marketing tool for tourists

Feb 20, 2016 07:10 AM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

The Cocoa Beach area is referred to as Florida's "Space Coast" since it is located just south of Cape Canaveral and KSC where the shuttles and rockets are launched.

 

Feb 20, 2016 06:59 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
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The Windy City, Chicago

Feb 20, 2016 06:25 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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DFW and Bid D

Feb 20, 2016 04:37 AM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Baltimore "Charm City" , Hagerstown "Hub City" or "Gate way to the West"

Feb 20, 2016 03:34 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Jeff,
One hundred plus years ago Colorado Springs was supposedly known as the “Newport of the Rockies” and other “PR” nicknames. Mostly created by land developers.

Today we are just “The Springs.”

 

BTW, most tourist don’t care for the taste of the Spring water.

Feb 20, 2016 03:19 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Yes it does and they had a renaming contest a few years ago and nobody likes the new name. The new name is Tennessee's Top Spot. Older names are Gateway to the South and Queen City.

Feb 20, 2016 03:13 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

No, but Bullhead City has its official 'greeting' -- the waving of your hand while swatting gnats. LOL  (It's a joke, kinda)

Feb 20, 2016 02:54 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Jeff,

The LA Times  once described Santa Barbara as the sandbox of the rich..not really true.

Our little Carpinteria has the nickname of "Home of the Safest Beach!" and I would say it is the best beach.  A

Feb 20, 2016 02:46 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

I grew up in Oil City, PA close the first commercial oil well drilled by Col. Edwin Drake in 1859

Erie, PA is Flagship City 

Feb 20, 2016 02:32 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Yes!  Tucson is called, "The Old Pueblo" Jeff Dowler CRS

Feb 20, 2016 02:23 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Kauai is The Garden Island 

Feb 20, 2016 02:20 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Rochester has two!!!! The Flour City for the old mills along the river and streams; The Flower City for the roses that used to be sold from here and the lilac's.

Feb 20, 2016 01:42 AM
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Donald Urschalitz
One World Realty Inc. - Jupiter, FL
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Ours is the Treasure Coast since many Spanish ships have been found with lots of bootie.

Feb 20, 2016 01:30 AM
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Scott Lawson
America's Home loans - Santa Rosa, Petaluma Mortgage Broker - Santa Rosa, CA
Mortgage Broker FHA, VA, refinance or purchase

Petaluma = "Chicken Town."

 

Home of Amerian Grafitti...

Feb 20, 2016 01:28 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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Lovettsville AKA Hooterville

Feb 20, 2016 01:26 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

YES, I live in a double nick-named area (as you know Jeff, my fellow local )...that little red dot on the map is my office 

1. UTC (University Towne Centre) 

2. The Golden Triangle (named after the freeway sytem created triangle on the map, UTC is center stage in). 

Feb 20, 2016 01:20 AM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Denver is the Mile High City.

Sep 20, 2016 01:07 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Wenatchee, Washington:  Apple Capital of the World

Feb 25, 2016 03:23 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Denver is the Mile High City. 

Feb 21, 2016 11:32 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Yes, Silicon Valley, CA

Feb 21, 2016 08:29 AM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
RE/MAX Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Santa Clarita

Valencia, California is a preplanned community originally owned and sold by Newhall Land and Farm.  The company sold out to Lennar about 8 years ago.  They advertise Valencia as Awesometown

Feb 21, 2016 02:27 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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City of Brotherly love.

Feb 20, 2016 11:11 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Let me think about that and I will get back to you. You already identified Carlsbad, but La Cost? UMM...

 

Now Venice, FL...Metamucil Central.

Feb 20, 2016 11:10 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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New York City is the Big Apple and Danbury is Hat City.

Feb 20, 2016 09:48 PM
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Nina Hollander
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Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Yes, Charlotte is known as the Queen City. Charlotte was named after Queen Charlotte of England who was initially a German princess from Mecklenburg (hence Charlotte being in the county of Mecklenburg).

Feb 20, 2016 07:50 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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We just call it t-town...

Feb 20, 2016 11:14 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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Cedaredge is known as the Gateway to Grand Mesa. 

Feb 20, 2016 10:43 AM
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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
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For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

The Treasure Coast

Feb 20, 2016 07:59 AM
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Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

In general, we are called the Coulee Region.  

Feb 20, 2016 07:40 AM
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Toronto, ON

GTA, Centre of the Universe, 416 (or 905) depending on which side of the border with Toronto you are referencing, T.O., Hogtown and so many more.

Feb 20, 2016 06:53 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
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We used to be known as the dairy land, however, our image is changing to central commuter town to all neighboring counties.

Feb 20, 2016 06:08 AM
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Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
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The metro area is the big apple or sometimes just the "city". Closer to home it's "the Village".

Feb 20, 2016 02:39 AM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Re/Max Real Estate Connections - Haymarket, VA
HOME~There is no place like it!

Northern Virginia or NOVA. It encompasses alot of cities and defines the area.

Feb 20, 2016 02:33 AM