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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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I'm an engineer by training so as you might guess, I'd like to know what to expect in a world of chaos.  That's not how Life works for the most part, so I need adapt to today's circumstances.  And if I want even more unpredictability, I tinker around in our flower garden because nature is just fu...

By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
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Your parents want the best for you. And buying a home is one of the major investments you will make in your lifetime. So, of course, your folks want to be by your side and offer you the benefit of their wisdom and counsel. Unfortunately, a lot of their best advice can be misguided, and can cause ...

By Joe Sunil Malvarapu, Keller Williams Realty Infinity
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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Woods of Hobson Green Subdivision, Naperville ILReal estate in Woods of Hobson Green subdivision in Naperville consists of single family homes built between 1990 and 2002. As of 10/19/2017, there are 2 properties on the market in Woods of Hobson Green subdivision.Homes in Woods of Hobson GreenWit...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Liz and Bill Spear "As real estate agents, we have to be careful to truly LISTEN to what our customers want and adapt how we work to fit their needs.  In some cases, it's technology that helps."Right on target - and - re-blog! I think I'm like most people.  I hate having to schedule service appoi...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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Unfortunately for this family, this home must go, and go quickly. This home will need a cash buyer that can close quickly before a foreclosure goes into effect. Great opportunity for an investor to come in and buy this 2100 Square Foot 4 bedroom 2 bath home on nearly a 1/2 acre lot in Deer Brooke...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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We are happy to announce this home listed just 3 agos is UNDER CONTRCT and is now SALE PRNDING. With multiple offers, buyers may be looking for a home like yours too. A  completely redone home 64 Taylor Street, Manchester NH 03103.  A large master Bedroom with double closets, catherderal ceilings...

By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
Comments 2
19.5 acres on Meadow lane in Sagle Idaho  Beautiful 19.5 acres  in Sagle not far from Sandpoint. Nicely forested with gently sloping meadow and great mountain views. In the same family and loved for generations and is now moving to a new family.  Congratulations to the Daltons on your new land to...

By Kristina Clayton~, "Where Commitment and Possibilities Meet"
(PC Homes Residential Real Estate)
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This could be your view, Welcome Home! Come visit me this Saturday and register for a chance to win a $25.00 Trackside Pizza Gift Card (no purchase necessary)Modern Classic~Stylish Studs-Out Remodel on a Deep Flat Fully Usable Yard~3bd 2 Tile Baths~Glowing Chocolate Bamboo Floors sweep you into G...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 7
Do You Have Your Hunting Land Secured Yet?Time is running short for those looking for that perfect place to hunt this year.Though many have already found their bit of Wildlife Paradise, for those who have not, it is still not too late.  A few things to consider when seeking your hunting land:   P...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 16
There may be nothing scarier to a home buyer than the mortgage process. You do not want to get "tricked" by doing something wrong. You certainly deserve a "treat" in the sense of a mortgage approval on your Manchester NH area dream home.     THE TOP 5 ARE:   1. DO NOT GET TRICKED INTO BUYING A H...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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There may be something hidden in plain site in your neighborhood. It could be a Zombie house? Now before you think of the Walking Dead, a zombie house is a home where the home is in foreclosure, the home owner has moved out but the bank has not taken the home back. So it sits, and sits and sits....

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(United Real Estate)
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SUMMARY    The current inventory level for South Riding increased to 28 active listings. With 3 new listings and 4 homes which went under contract last week last week. 0 homes sold and went to record with average days on the market of n/a and average net sales price of n/a%. Looking back over the...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(United Real Estate)
Comments 0
SUMMARY The current inventory level for Stone Ridge decreased to 13 active listings. There were 1 new listings, 8 homes receiving contracts and 2 homes reported sold last week. Click HERE for entire post...  

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
Comments 1
FRESH HOME MADE BREAD IS THERE ANYTHING MORE WARMING AND WELCOMING THAN THE AROMA OF FRESH BREAD WAFTING THROUGH THE HOUSE?There is something so warm and welcoming about the aroma of fresh break baking in the oven... it wafts through the whole house... My grandchildren love it when they walk in t...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
Comments 1
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.8%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is di...

By Gustavo Torres / RE/MAX Rosarito Beach, Tijuana Coastal, Ensenada, BAJA, Remax Baja Realty, Baja California
(Remax Baja Realty)
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 If you are looking for a great vacation home for your family, live well in a pacific coastal town, semi arid, never too hot or cold,  about 40 minutes from San Diego USA, tranquil, affordable, and safe we have what you need. Just browse www.bajainvestment.com and you will see a wide selection of...

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
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 Real estate contract negotiations need be "kept on track" to move forward. The goal of both the listing agent and selling agent is twofold Guide the transaction to settlement and meet the objectives of both the seller and buyer on a timely basis. Earn the brokerage fee that the seller agreed to ...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Perry Wellington Realty)
Comments 23
This post is for Dick Greenberg's 2017 Active Rain Photography Contest. The below photo is for the Real Life Category, Sub-Category Miscellaneous Photo.  This photo was taken in a log cabin I have listed.  I remember my mother cooking on a stove just like the white one in the photo.  Both of thes...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 26
One might say one of the scariest parts of Buying or Selling a home is the "Home Inspection". You rarely hear about the good ones, but everyone hears about the bad ones. The secret is that sometimes it is not always because of a bad home, some times it is because of a bad inspection. We all can ...

By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
Comments 2
 Congratulations Sandra and Jeff on your new home in Sandpoint Idaho.  Another great team effort with Ron and Jackie.   Luxurious getaway, just off the beaten path. Only the finest materials & craftsmanship combine for stunning effect with custom wrought ironwork, Montana slate, & Hickory floorin...