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By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 26
As I look out my window for the first time this season I see green grass. It makes me happy but today and for the next several days it will be overcast and rainy. It is the rain that makes the grass green so I will nod to Mother Nature and wait to get in the yard again.

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 38
Yesterday he was just hanging around on the roof of my shed. He seemed to be content and I watched and listened to him for some time before going for the camera. I never expected him to be still there once I came back, but he waited. I call this one Chirpi because he sings and is comfortable wher...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 13
After prolonged rainy and overcast weather this year, spring finally is providing a delightful tapestry of colorful threads to my garden.  My front yard in April is especially vibrant, with not only the roses but the azaleas in glorious bloom.  I also understand we received more than 171% of norm...
If you’d like to work from home or generate a solid side income, Texas Rental Property Loans can be the vehicle that gets you there. Take time to consider the options, so you can choose the wealth-building strategy that’s right for you.1. Do you want long-term renters or short-term renters? There...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 0
TOO LATE  Quarry Lake At Greenspring7500 Travertine DriveThe Highlands Unit #402 MLS MDBC452098  Click For Photos     Rarely available! Dogwood model is the largest unit in The Highlands with 1900' and three bedrooms and two baths. Nine-foot ceilings in this top floor luxury condo with attached g...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Comments 5
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By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
1413 Alder Drive Northeast Welcome to the North Hills of Rio Rancho. This single story charmer is a perfect starter property. This home has a very welcoming feel from the moment you arrive. Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 Car Garage, Spacious Kitchen, and open living area. The backyard has a gre...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 16 Virginia Dr Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood $692,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,200 sqftLot: 4,000 sqftYear Built: 2019MLS #: 4065051 Locat...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 8
When it comes to great blogs this is one by Marta Cliff that you should see and enjoy.  Have fun.  How many times have you gotten up in the morning with a long list of “must do” tasks for the day? How many times has that made you less than enthusiastic about getting busy and getting to work? When...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
Comments 2
Rental Income from Accessory Units.  Hot or Not? I don't know about where you live, but here in Marin County, accessory dwelling units ("ADU"), also known as accessories, 1+'s, granny units, in-law's, mother-in-law's, etc., are all the rage.  When we discuss remodel projects with our clients, add...

By Mark Gowlovech
Comments 1
Home rehabbers are always on tight schedules, but when you leverage Texas Fix and Flip Loans as opposed to self-financing, it’s that much more important to keep your project on track. Become familiar with the top three mistakes newcomers make in order to ensure a smooth and profitable exit. 1. No...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
Comments 1
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By Mark Gowlovech
Comments 0
You only need one thing for Arizona Hard Money Loans. Find out what that one thing is in this article.What if you could get a loan that didn’t depend on your credit history, income, or savings? What if you could get a loan needing just one thing? It would be easy, right?Arizona Hard Money Loans a...

By C. Thompson, Loss Mitigation Cases
(Loan Modification)
Comments 56
                                                  NACA Complaints and Reviews   Before  I decided to write this blog, I really deliberated over it. I am not one to bash companies, especially ones that have been featured on CNN and are perceived to be helping people in need. But after watching the...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
Comments 4
68 Weston Road ~ Hagley Estates ~ Pawleys Island, SC This charming brick home is located on a lot that backs to wooded wetlands. The home has had one owner that has meticulously taken care of it inside and out. Mature landscaping, beautiful gardens, and paver path are part of the outdoor highligh...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...The Most Informed Agent In The Hamptons!
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 43
KILLING BROKERAGE--HOW LONG BEFORE ZILLOW SUCCEEDS???The Headline says it all: Zillow Launches Instant Offers Pilot Program  This is another way to allow sellers to list their homes and for buyers to buy them, resulting in a deal without having to pay a commission!! Sound familiar? I wrote a post...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 12
You probably have a few usernames, or you might have just one that you use for every site. Either way, your user names can be used not just to identify you online, but it can also be used to track you and find out information about you. How do people track you based on your user name? They do the...

By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 79
Who should pay for staging, the Seller or the Realtor listing the home? Can you blame the Seller for asking? A friend of mine recently put her house on the market for about 400k in Atlanta. She called me before listing it and asked me if it was appropriate to ask her Listing Agent to pick up the ...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 29
824 E 57th St, Tacoma 98404Cute 3 bedroom, one bathroom craftsman home in Tacoma with over sized yard on a large lot. New carpet. Hardwood floors in living area recently re-stained. 2 bedrooms on the main & extra bedroom up. Built-ins with molding, trim and curved ceilings true to the style of th...
  THANKS for all your comments. I just got my money. Nevertheless, I do think that we are left unprotected against those broker and start wondering what can i do to change that???? This really an outrage, It happened more often than you think and I feel that there is not enough law in place to pr...