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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Discover Bentonville, Arkansas: A Hidden Gem in the HeartlandWelcome to Bentonville, Arkansas – a charming city nestled in the scenic Ozarks, brimming with opportunities and offering an exceptional quality of life. As a realtor with years of experience in this vibrant community, I’m excited to share with you what makes Bentonville not just a place to live, but a place to love.The Heart of Northwest ArkansasBentonville is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Walmart, the retail giant that has its global headquarters right here in our town. This connection to a Fortune 1 company has brought immense growth and development to the area, fostering a dynamic economy and a plethora of amenities for residents.A Thriving Real Estate MarketThe real estate market in Bentonville is as diverse as ...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
As a highly experienced REALTOR® serving Northwest Arkansas, Nicky Dean is passionate about helping her clients achieve their most cherished goals. She understands that having a real estate license and listing a home on the MLS is not enough. You need an agent who is attuned to market trends, deeply understands the communities she serves, and thinks creatively. Nicky is here to guide you and make your home buying or selling experience smooth and stress-free.Born and raised in Springdale, Arkansas, Nicky graduated at the top of her class with a communication degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Her lifelong residency in the area provides her with extensive knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas market. Her educational background further equips her to provide clients with ...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
THIS HOME IS SOLD - however there are more. Click here to view all homes for sale in Aurora Subdivision in Bentonville. 6306 SW Prism Path Street. Come see this amazing new construction home in the new Aurora Neighborhood! 4 bedrooms/3 baths with high end amenities throughout! Neighborhood amenities groundbreaking is this week! Pools/bike repair station, dog wash station, elevate fitness center, sports court, open air clubhouse, playground, splash pad and more! POA includes yard maintenance and internet! $467,220 | 2396 HT.SQ.FT. | Call Nicky Dou today to see this great home. 479.236.3457 | Listed by Nicky Dou | Collier and AssociatesVIEW ALL HOMES FOR SALE IN AURORA...Tour the home now with the 3D TOUR. 
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Aurora Subdivision  Two pools | Bike Repair Station | Dog Wash Station | Elevate Fitness Course  |  Sports Court Open Air Clubhouse  |  Playground | Splash Pad... POA also covers internet and yard maintenance in *certain phases... Call today to find out more. 479-236-3457. Nicky Dean | Collier and AssociatesClick here to read more about Aurora from a past blog post. Click here to view all homes for sale in Aurora Call Nicky Dean with Collier and Associates for more info. about this awesome neighborhood (that Nicky calls HOME) or others. Nicky has lived in NWA her entire life and has helped thousands of buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Nicky Dean | 479.236.3457
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
208 E. Magnolia St. is located near downtown Rogers and has 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. Home is on a cul-de-sac near parks and convenient to all of Northwest Arkansas. Home is listed for sale for $200,000. Contact Nicky Dou for your private tour today! 479-236-3457Collier and AssociatesVIEW ALL LISTINGS IN ROGERS, ARKANSASIf you are thinking about buying or selling a home in Northwest Arkansas - big or small give me a call today! I would LOVE to help. I have been a top selling agent for over 21 years and have lived in NWA my entire life. THIS HOME SOLD 1st day on the market - call Nicky Dou to sell your home today! 479-236-3457.
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Crescent View community is in a fantastic area with high end Craftsman Style homes and is convenient to all the beauty Northwest Arkansas has to offer. Located in SW Rogers this great neighborhood is near trails, entertainment and top notch schools including just being around the corner from the award winning Janie Darr ElementaryIf you are looking to buy or sell a home in Crescent View - I would love to help. I have many years of experience with the builder in Crescent View when they built in Hyde Park Subdivision and I also have 21+ years of experience as a Top Agent in Northwest Arkansas and I would love to earn your business. I can help with other neighborhoods as well - check out my websites to view the NWA MLS. www.NickyDou.comwww.NorthwestArkansasLuxuryHomes.com Today is April 4t...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Bentonville, Arkansas with top local real estate broker, Nicky Dou | 479-236-3457Bentonville, the driving force of business in Northwest Arkansas, is home to one of the world’s most famous companies: Walmart. Since its founding in 1950, Walmart has grown from a single location to an international powerhouse with over 10,000 stores. Its founders and owners, the Walton family, have left a major mark on Bentonville. Today, they are the city’s top employers and a key to the local economy. In addition, the Waltons fund a variety of community-enhancing projects, including Crystal Bridges Museum, Thaden School, and The Momentary.But there’s much more to know about the greater Bentonville region. With a population of more than 66,000, the city forms part of the Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan A...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Bentonville, Arkansas School District (Read My Blog about Bentonville Here)School info/finder - type in address to find which school your child will attend. Search all Homes for sale in Bentonville, AR (click here) Elementary SchoolsApple Glen ElementaryCenterton Gamble ElementaryCentral Park ElementaryCooper ElementaryElm Tree ElementaryEvening Star ElementaryMary Mae Jones ElementaryOsage Creek ElementaryR. E. Baker ElementarySugar Creek ElementaryThomas Jefferson ElementaryVaughn ElementaryWillowbrook Elementary Middle SchoolsArdis Ann MiddleBright Field MiddleCreekside MiddleOld High MiddleRuth Barker Middle Junior High SchoolsFulbright Junior HighGrimsley Junior HighLincoln Junior HighWashington Junior High High SchoolsBentonville HighBentonville West High Other SchoolsThaden Scho...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Should I Move For My Job? The question of moving for a new job is not uncommon. In the past few years, more and more companies are moving their entire operations out of high-tax states to those more business-friendly. Possible work-from-home options further complicate the decision to move with your company. So, should you move when your company does? Things to Consider Before You Move for Your Company · Career Growth – One of the biggest reasons to stay with your job through a move is career growth and advancement. Speak with your manager or HR professional about what kind of career path is available before you decide. · Better Location – Companies moving out-of-state often move to a more desirable location. If the new area appeals to you, then using a corporate relocation package can b...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Search all homes for sale in Aurora in Bentonville As a top local Northwest Arkansas Realtor® I am thrilled to have this new amazing community in Bentonville, Arkansas available now to sell to some lucky buyers! Brought to you by NWA Leadership Properties who have done some other amazing neighborhoods in Northwest Arkansas including Oak Tree Subdivision and the Scissortail Community. Aurora is conveniently located in Bentonville at the corner of Morning Star Rd. and Windmill Rd. I recently moved from a larger home in Pinnacle to Aurora and I am loving it! I would love to HELP YOU BUY a HOME in Aurora in Bentonville. Call me anytime - 479-236-3457. (Nicky Dou)Homes start at $435,000 and go up over $750,000If you are looking to find out more about this amazing opportunity I would be honor...
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By Nicky Dean, The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas
(Collier & Associates)
Welcome to my blog! I am Nicky Dou - nice to meet you! I am a top selling REALTOR® in Northwest Arkansas. I have been selling for 21 years and in the top 1% for the past 18 years. I have the experience you are looking for. I specialize in listing/selling homes throughout Northwest Arkansas.2022 has been an interesting year in selling homes in NWA - you need an experienced agent to help you navigate through the process. 2023 will be interesting as there is more inventory than the past few years and interest rates have gone up. I have successfully navigated through a couple "shifts in the market" and I would love to be your REALTOR®. Call or text me anytime at 479-236-3457. I have some upcoming listings in Pinnacle, Scissortail, Versailles and I am always selling homes in Hyde Park Subdiv...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
John Marshall (Royal Navy) was born in Ramsgate, Kent, Great Britain back in 1748.  When he was ten-years-old he became an apprentice sailor and spent his life at sea.  During the American Revolutionary Way from 1778 to 1783 he saw action serving in the Royal Navy.  By 1788, he was captain of the Scarborough, a ship of the First Fleet taking convicts from England to Botany Bay in New South Wales.  Afterwards to sailed from Australia to China charting previously unknow island including the Gilbert Islands while in route to Canton.  During his second voyage transporting convicts to Australia in 1790, many of them were in poor health and did not survive the voyage.  During the Napoleonic Wars of 1803-1815 as captain of the ship Diana he was severely wounded by an attack of a French private...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Marcellus Neal was born in Lebanon, Tennessee back in 1868.  Shortly after his birth the family moved to Greenfield, Indiana.  He excelled academically in high school graduating with distinction.  His high school academic record earned him a scholarship to Indiana University enrolling in the fall of 1891.During his time at college he was a member of the Married Folks’ Club.  After graduation, he did graduate work, held short-term teaching jobs and traveled, spending time in Europe and Canada.  He served as head of the science department at Washington High School in Dallas, Texas for nearly twenty-five years.  he left Dallas and moved to Chicago, Illinois where he worked at a Civil Service job.  On October 20, 1939, he was struck by a car in a hit and run, he later died of his injuries, ...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Francis Marion was born in Berkeley County, South Carolina back in 1732.  When he was 15, he was hired on a ship bound for the West Indies, the ship never made it as it sank, but the crew escaped on a lifeboat.  He began his military career shortly before his 25th birthday to serve in the French and Indian War.In 1776, the Continental Congress commissioned Francis a captain in the 2nd South Carolina Regiment.  by 1776, he was a lieutenant colonel taking part in the siege of Savannah.  In 1780, he joined Major General Horatio Gates.  Gates sent Francis towards the interior to gather intelligence on the British Army.  The British Army hated Francis (more on that later).  They sent Colonel Banastre Tarleton out to either capture or kill Francis because of his fighting techniques.  It was T...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Thomas Mapother IV was born in Syracuse, New York back in 1962 to Thomas and Mary.  He spent his childhood in Canada before moving to Beacon Hill, Ottawa where he attended the Robert Hopkins Public School.  He returned to the United States when he was in the sixth grade.  He attended the St. Francis Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. The family moved again and he graduated from Glen Ridge High School in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.When he was 18, he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career.  That didn’t work out so he moved to Los Angeles to try out for a television role.  He first landed some minor roles but his first lead was in 1985.  If I named the films you would know who I’m writing about immediately, so I’m avoiding that.  He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  He has three...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Belle Aurelia Babb was born in Benton Township, Iowa back in 1846 to Miles and Mary.  Her father left for California in 1850, where he was superintendent of the Bay State Mining Company, where he was killed in the collapse of a mining tunnel in 1852.  After her father’s death the family moved to Mount Pleasant, Iowa where the children attended the local schools.In 1862, she attended the Iowa Wesleyan College.  As the men were leaving to fight in the Civil War, universities were admitting women students, then hiring them as teachers.  She graduated as valedictorian in just three years.After graduation, she taught school at Des Moines Conference Seminary in Indianola, Iowa for a year.  She returned to Mount Pleasant to marry her college sweetheart John.  She taught college at Wesleyan fol...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Effa Louise Manley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1897 to John and Bertha.  She graduated from Penn Central High School.  After graduation is worked in the hat making business.  She married Abe in 1935 after meeting him at a New York Yankees game.  Abe owned and operated the Newark Eagles in Newark, New Jersey.She took over the day-to-day operation of the team, arranged playing schedules, planned the team’s travel, managed and me the payroll, bought equipment, negotiated contracts and handled publicity and promotions.  By the spring of 1981 her health had deteriorated to the point that she could no longer live in her apartment. She had colon cancer which progressed into the peritonitis after surgery.  She never recovered and died in 1981. Don Tate wrote a children’s book...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Joy Mangno was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1956.  As a teenager she began working at an animal hospital in Huntington, New York.  She dreamed up a fluorescent flea collar to keep pets safe.  She graduated from Pace University with a degree in business administration in 1978.  After graduation she had a variety of jobs, including a waitress, an airline reservations manager while raising her three children.  She is alive and well from what I’ve read.  What you may not know about Joy is that she is also an inventor.  She holds 71 patents and 126 patent publications.  Maybe you’ve heard about a few of them, I’ll save the best one for last, so let’s go.  Huggable Hangers, Forever Fragrant, Clothes It All Luggage System, Performance Platforms, Comfort & Joy Textiles, Shades readers and...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Theodore Harold Maiman was born in Los Angeles, California back in 1927 to Abraham and Rose.  Still a youngster the family moved to Denver, Colorado.  In his teens he earned money by repairing electric appliances and radios.  At 17 he was employed as a junior engineer with the National Union Radio Company.During World War II he served in the United States Navy.  After being discharged, he earned a B.S. in engineering physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  He continued his education at Stanford University earning a M.S. in electrical engineering in 1951 and a Ph.D. in physics in 1955.  In 1956, he started working for the Atomic Physics Department of Hughes Aircraft Company.  he died in 2007, he was 79.What you may not know about Theodore is that he was also an inventor.  In 1...
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By James Dray
(Fathom Realty)
Mary Eliza Mahoney was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts back in 1845.  At a young age she was a devout Baptist and churchgoer.  When she was 10 she was admitted to the Philips School in Boston.  She never completed school and left in the fourth grade.  When she was 18 she started a 16-month training program at the newly opened New England Hospital for Women and Children.Out of all the students there was only three women to pass and Mary was one of them.  After graduation, she worked for many years as a private care nurse, earning her a distinguished reputation.  From 1911-12 she served as director of the Howard Orphan Asylum in Kings Park, New York.  In 1896, she became one of the original members of the Nurses Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada.  She was also a strong ...
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