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By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
(http://www.CapeGroup.com & http://www.REindex.com)
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Cape Cod Real Estate - Can I Move The Driveway?Can I Move the Driveway? Holly and I have been showing property to an experienced buyer who knows the value of using a real estate agent. Experienced agents save time, and make their clients money.One of the properties we looked at has some good pote...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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Encarta Dictionary defines this as a separation of different or contradictory things.This word popped into my head today after thinking about the West Coast fires. What a catastrophe they are. Thousands of people fleeing the flames, leaving homesteads to burn to the ground. In some cases even dyi...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  If you are looking for an attached property near the Denver Tech Center (DTC), this neighborhood could fit the bill.   Those who choose not to do exterior maintenance on their property - this is it!    No lawn work, no house painting and no snow removal needed by homeowner.  Stoney Brook is loc...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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   How do you prepare for the show?This is a question I get during the week from friends, colleagues, and clients. What is the topic for  Sunday's live radio show?    Being prepared is what real estate is about!Each phone call, each text, each email, each voice mail, each time you meet someone......

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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The Dreams That Die on the "As Is" HillWhen you hear the words "As-Is," what you hear depends on whether you are a buyer or a seller.  And what a particular client hears may be far from the reality of As-Is.  A property I showed earlier this week was a fantastic example of the dreams that will be...

By Candice A. Donofrio, 928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text
(Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker)
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Why Are You Buying A Commercial Building Without Knowing This Stuff? Someone called me this AM, sweet person, noticed that I have a lot of Mohave County AZ Commercial Real Estate listings.  I guess I must be livin' right!  She's thinking of buying a building (told me where it was) and wanted to p...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Thankful for having a good job selling real estate on MauiBesides being thankful for the November Thanksgiving Challenge by Debbie Reynolds, I am thankful for many things at this time of year as I reflect back.  Having the ability to make a good living, while doing something I enjoy, is a real bl...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Now Sold Lot 30 Wellington Fields Clarksville TNAnother new home in Wellington Fields Subdivision has been built and closed. I worked on the listing side of the transaction. The buyers saw the plan in another neighborhood and contacted me to have it built to their specifications in Wellington. Al...

By Donald A. Masters
(Master Home & Building Inspections, LLC)
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     We commonly get the question, do you test or inspect for mold? For these buyers or homeowners, there are typically four questions we ask that determine if testing is appropriate:     1) Is mold visble?     2) Is there a mold or musty smell in the home?     3) Is there or has there been a lon...

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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Joes Point October 2018 Real Estate Market ReportAs of October 2018, there are 2 homes for sale in Joes Point on Hutchinson Island.  These homes are listed for $745,000 and $1,800,000.  This works out to an average of $1,272,500 or $346.83 per sq. ft. of living area.There are no homes currently u...

By Mark Simoff, Your Buckeye Connection in Naples Florida!
(Downing-Frye Realty)
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Botanical Place CondosLooking for a condo with a 2 car garage? Botanical Place is a beautiful neighborhood offering condominium living just outside of Olde Naples.  Snowbirds as well as full-time residents love to call it home.  It's located close to downtown  as well as other restaurant and shop...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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   Year Round Vacation is Yours in this Clean 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home! If You Like Comfort & Charm You'll Love This Home! Tiled Main Floor with In Floor Heat! Fantastic Views of Inlet Mountains &Sunsets! Beautiful Landscaped Lawn! DEC Septic! Close To Fishing! Gravel Pad in Place Ready For You To ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Better than Winning Land in A Poker Game! Don't Stay Up All Night!Just Buy it Right Here and NOW! Priced to Sell! Get a Piece of Alaska!  Free Deck of Cards for Right Offer!Call 907-235-6183BayRealtyAlaska.com  Bay Realty Offers You the Knowledge You Need to Sell, Rent or Buy Property on the Kena...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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Looking to have your very own Hobby Farm? Check out the link below!Winter Haven Hobby Farms For SaleHobby Farmers are a growing group that enjoys getting back intouch with nature, grow your own fruits and veggies, livestock, or just have room between you and your neighbors. Many people take this ...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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 Craving Chick-fil-A? There's a new way to get your favorite chicken sandwich that doesn't require getting into a car or walking.  The fast-food chain is now offering delivery through a new partnership with DoorDash. Starting today, the service is available from more than 1,100 Chick-fil-A restau...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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HBO announced Tuesday the final season of “Game of Thrones” will premiere in the spring. The network didn’t provide a specific date, however, for the series to be eligible for the 2019 Emmys, the first episode would have to air by April 21, at the latest.

By jesuza alex, Real Estate Agent
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Everyone knows the saying, “That’s the way the cookie crumbles”, which basically says that “Oh, well. That’s just the way it is”. As the saying goes, so goes the real estate market in Budapest. If someone wants to live in the Hungarian capital, then they’re going to need more money than they thou...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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 Real Estate #QuickTip - Annual Credit Report Watch our Live shows on Facebook airing Wednesday’s at 12 pm. Elite Realty Group (423) 307-8566 Licensed in TN Equal Housing Opportunity The Elkins Home Selling Team with Elite Realty Group provides services with Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale and...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Celebrities with birthdays todayActor Jimmy Hawkins is 77. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 72. Actress Sheila Frazier is 70. Musician Andrew Ranken (The Pogues) is 65. Actress Tracy Scoggins is 65. Actor Rex Linn is 62. Actress Caroline Goodall is 59. Actor Neil Flynn is 58. Rock m...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Why Are You Buying A Commercial Building Without Knowing This Stuff?   Someone called me this AM, sweet person, noticed that I have a lot of Mohave County AZ Commercial Real Estate listings.   I guess I must be livin' right!   She's thinking of buying a building (told me where it was) and wanted...