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By Myers & Myers Real Estate, Your Trusted Real Estate Advisors
(Myers & Myers Real Estate)
Nestled within the vibrant city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, lies a community that embodies the essence of active adult living—Del Webb Mirehaven. Boasting an array of amenities, picturesque landscapes, and a welcoming atmosphere, Del Webb Mirehaven is more than just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle. This article delves into what makes this community a coveted destination for those seeking an enriching and fulfilling retirement experience.Located near the Petroglyph National Monument, Del Webb Mirehaven offers residents the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban convenience. Situated just minutes away from downtown Albuquerque, residents can easily access a myriad of cultural attractions, dining options, and recreational activities while still enjoying the tranquility of their serene ...
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By Leanne Smith, The Grit and Gratitude Agent
(Dirt Road Real Estate)
Accuracy in listing any real estate property, especially vacant land, is essential not only to promoting the seller, but protecting the seller as well as the general public.  For example, parcel numbers should be accurate and if two or more parcels are being sold together all parcel numbers should be listed.Then there are the driving directions. I could write volumes about all the bad, inaccurate driving directions I have read from wrong north, south, east and west directions to presuming roads actually go to the property. Reading directions is usually the first clue the real estate agent has never been to the property.Here in Mohave County AZ, many roads show on the county map from which GPS takes its information but the road has never been cut in. I have taken clients to properties vi...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Fri May 10 2024This week the median list price for Littleton, CO is $849,900.  Median List Price $849,900 Median Price of New Listings $785,000 Per Square Foot $285 Average Days on Market 48 Median Days on Market 7 Price Decreased 33% Price Increased 0% Relisted 1% Inventory 253 Median Rent $3,078 Looking to buy in the Littleton area, give me a call. 
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By Leanne Smith, The Grit and Gratitude Agent
(Dirt Road Real Estate)
A picture is worth a thousands words. With vacant land, photos of the property can be worth thousands of dollars.When viewing vacant land listings on the various Multiple Listing Services (MLS) or websites such as Land.com, REALTOR.com, Zillow.com, etc., a potential vacant land buyer often sees only one or two photos of county maps.  Possibly, there may be just one photo of the actual property.Local professional real estate agents in their efforts to protect and promote their sellers will take multiple photos.  For example, I attempt to take photos of at least two of the property corners (markers) and numerous photos inside the property showing different views. Additionally, I will take photos of the frontage road going in both directions.  If possible, I will walk all four corners.Some...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
A home that needs very little work. Well it is here! New laminate floors, wood burning fireplace with blower, swamp cooler, 2022 garage door, new stove waiting to be put in, ceiling fans in every bedroom, sewer line replace in 2020, new roof in 2023, new bathroom sinks, new low flushing toilets in all 3 baths, new kitchen counter tops in 2024, new stainless steel double sink, 50 gallon hot water tank installed in 2020. Large utility shed, partial cover patio that will be great for entertaining, RV parking. Owner took great pride of ownership in this home.Price at $496,000  Call me today for a private showing.
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By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
If you're thinking of buying or selling a house, it's important to know it doesn't just impact you—it helps out the local economy and your community, too.Every year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts out a report that breaks down the financial impact that comes from people buying and selling homes (see visual below): When a house is sold, it really boosts the local economy. That’s because of all the people needed to build, fix up, and sell homes. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), explains how the housing industry adds jobs to a community: “. . . housing is a significant job creator. In fact, for every single-family home built, enough economic activity is generated to sustain three full-time jobs for a year . . .” It makes se...
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By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, SFR®, e-PRO®, GRI, AHWD, REALTOR®
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
A Beautiful 3-bedroom 2-bath home with 3 car garage, corner lot and cul-de-sac. The 1.58 acres is all FENCED and it backs up to 75 Acres of State land. A NEW ROOF was installed May 2023 and AC Unit in 2017. The primary bedroom, dining, and kitchen feature sliding doors that open to an enclosed back porch with the spacious back patio measuring 12x38. The home features a living room, dining combo and a kitchen, dinette family room with split bedrooms. You will enjoy the tranquil setting of this home in Equestrian Royal Trails. Zoning allows 2 horses per acre, RV, and boat parking. Community offers deeded access to beautiful Lake Norris where you can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. It also offers a park, playground, and community building with many activities throughout the year. Th...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Ambrose Realty Management LLC)
🏛85234 Housing Headlines 5-17-24 ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call or 🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian  ~  Search the MLS for FREE ️Not only is Gilbert a thriving business community, but its access to a nationally ranked public school system, an abundance of family-friendly activities, and over 300 days of sunshine per year make Gilbert a sought-after place to call home in Arizona and the Southwest United States. I specialize in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro area - Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, and Gold Canyon☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call or 🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian  ~  Search the MLS for FREE
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By Legal Info, Here For Your Legal Needs
Property owners have an obligation to prioritize the safety of their guests, patrons, or visitors on their premises. With May bringing in Building Safety Month, it's the perfect time to open the dialogue on implementing proper safety measures to protect your occupants and your assets. Here are some important reminders to ensure that your building remains safe and secure.Conduct Regular InspectionsRegular inspections serve as the backbone of building safety. Schedule routine assessments of key areas such as structural integrity, electrical systems, plumbing, and fire safety equipment. Identify and address potential hazards promptly to prevent accidents or deterioration. Choose qualified professionals to conduct thorough inspections and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and stan...
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By Victor Amadi, Greenville SC Realtor
(PRODUCER Realty, LLC)
Welcome to 2604 Floorplan by Adams Homes in Greenville, SC—a full brick home on a corner lot, offering four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a spacious bonus room, all integrated into an open floorplan designed for modern living. But what truly sets this new construction home for sale in Greenville, SC apart are the unbeatable financing options, including a 2-1 Buydown for USDA/VA and FHA loans, along with builder incentives of up to $7,000 for USDA/VA loans and FHA loans, or up to $20,000 for non-USDA/VA loans and FHA loans. Located conveniently close to highways and shopping, this new home offers the perfect blend of suburban and urban accessibility. Don't miss your chance to experience Southern living combined with modern convenience—all within reach at the 2604 Floorplan by Adams Home...
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By Anna Chroscicki, Realtor - St. Lucie County affordable Real Estate
(Re/Max Masterpiece Realty)
…Some of that goes also for refinancing, so if you are a Homeowner- do not skip this article. The process of getting a mortgage can make some people nervous. But no matter how nervous you might feel, there are certain things that you just shouldn’t say when you’re getting a mortgage — at least if you don’t want to jeopardize your application.So what, exactly, are those things, and why shouldn’t you say them? A recent article from realtor.com  https://www.realtor.com/advice/finance/never-say-getting-mortgage/outlined things not to say when you’re getting a mortgage, including: “I can’t believe how much work the house needs before we move in.” Your home inspection report might reveal major work that needs to be done to your home, but don’t share that information with your lender. Seeing y...
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By Leanne Smith, The Grit and Gratitude Agent
(Dirt Road Real Estate)
Signage is important especially in rural lands where one vacant parcel looks like the next. Unless the parcel is landlocked and is noted in the multiple service listing (MLS), to promote the seller, a sign on the property makes absolute sense.In many rural areas, potential buyers drive around looking for signs. More often than not these potential buyers do not call listing agents or other real estate agents or REALTORS® until they find a vacant land parcel they have interest in learning more about. Sometimes the sign may be a directional sign off a major street with an arrow pointing toward the actual property that has been listed.Now sometimes listing agents will farm for vacant land listings. These real estate agents may be successful in securing the listing. Unfortunately, often only...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Lakewood, COThu May 09 2024This week the median list price for Lakewood, CO is $685,000. Median List Price $685,000 Median Price of New Listings $650,000 Per Square Foot $302 Average Days on Market 52 Median Days on Market 21 Price Decreased 38% Price Increased 2% Relisted 6% Inventory 105 Median Rent $2,875
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By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Selling the Main Line & Chester County
(Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055)
People buying and selling homes on the Main Line and in Chester County have a choice of agents to use. There are many different reasons why people work with one specific agent. It may be via a recommendation, or a referral from family and friends. They may have found reviews online. Ultimately, you need to like the person you are going to be working with and trust them. So why choose Nick Vandekar? Below I offer up some reasons and follow this up with some past client testimonials.Concierge Real Estate Services I make buying and selling Real Estate An Amazing Experience Full Time Realtor; Communicator; Skilled Negotiator  Security of your personal information has never been more important. As a CSI Protection Certified Agent I am dedicated to providing my clients the safest and most sec...
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By Jim Lee, REALTOR, CRS, ABR, Buying or Selling? Ann & Jim are the local experts
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
You need a REALTOR® on your side for your next real estate transaction, whether you’re selling, buying, or both. Here are 5 of the top reasonsREALTORS have local market knowledgeRealtors have access to a wealth of information about the local real estate market, including recent sales data, pricing trends, and neighborhood insights. This knowledge can help you make informed decisions about buying or selling a property. We live in Portsmouth and work in the New Hampshire Seacoast and Southern Maine markets daily. Our website has the most up-to-date listing data available. Sign up for updates on the areas you’re interested in.Negotiation SkillsWe are experienced negotiators who can help you get the best price for a property whether you’re buying or selling Having a skilled negotiator on yo...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Highlands Ranch, COWed May 08 2024This week the median list price for Highlands Ranch, CO is $925,000. Median List Price $925,000 Median Price of New Listings $809,949 Per Square Foot $258 Average Days on Market 47 Median Days on Market 7 Price Decreased 40% Price Increased 1% Relisted 1% Inventory 87 Median Rent $3,125   Call me today if you want to list your house in Highlands Ranch, Co.
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By Derek and Mariana Wagner, The Artisan Group - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(The Artisan Group- Keller Williams Premier Realty )
Move-In ready Pueblo West Rancher with Mountain Views. Welcome to your dream home in Pueblo West, where every detail has been carefully thought out to offer a move-in ready oasis w/spanning mountain views. Situated in a serene cul-de-sac, this rancher boasts a modern aesthetic with flooring that flows seamlessly throughout the home, creating an inviting atmosphere from the moment you step inside. The open floor plan is accentuated by vaulted ceilings and large windows that fill the space with natural light and frame the views of Pikes Peak. The living area is perfect for relaxation and social gatherings, transitioning effortlessly into the dining area and kitchen, making it an ideal setup for entertaining. The kitchen features modern appliances and ample tiled counter space, catering to...
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By Theresa Hus, The Official Real Estate Agent Directory
(RealEstateAgent.com)
When hunting for a new home, the last thing many of us want to hear is the constant hum of highway traffic. But for a wise few, properties near these bustling main roads could offer surprising benefits (of course, together with apparent drawbacks).  Why don't you join us as we explore the unique market of highway-adjacent properties? We'll examine who calls the shots on their value and their pricing compared to their more remote counterparts. We will also answer those inquiries that prospective buyers should watch out for! What’s the proper way to do a real estate transaction close to a main road?Buying or selling a property next to a roadway or thoroughfare entails meticulous consideration. There's more than meets the eye when living next to a highway. Buyers and sellers can't ignore t...
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(@Properties)
What Sold in Your North Shore Village in March and April 2024?Inventory is lower now than earlier in the year and the median price is up in most villages. This is nirvana for sellers and continues to be an ordeal for buyers. Buyers are not, however, deterred by rising interest rates (at least around here.) Their only obstacle is to beat out the other buyers. WINNETKAClick here to see all Winnetka homes sold in March/April 2024All homes for sale:  20Current month's supply of inventory:  1.7Past 12 months median price: $1,675,000See Winnetka homes for saleSee Winnetka condos for saleSee Winnetka townhouses for sale WILMETTEClick here to see all Wilmette homes sold in March/April 2024All homes for sale:  27Current months supply of inventory:  1.1Past 12 months median price: $995,000See Wil...
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By Phil Jones, Broker, CDPE
(Your Choice Realty of NC)
Here's your latest update for Heritage Park by D.R. Horton in Fletcher, NC. As of 5/8/24 42 of 63 lots have construction underway and the model home on lot 1 is complete and ready to view, it's the Bellhaven model.Lot 5 is a Cali model and is nearly ready to move into. (shown above) Your Choice Realty of NC shares our commission with our buyer clients!! We offer a 1% buyer rebate for D.R. Horton purchases! That's an additional $5,000 on a $500,000 purchase!!   In addition, D.R. Horton offers several other buyer incentives including mortgage rates as low as 5.50% and up to $10,000 in closing cost assistance that can be stacked with Your Choice Realty's rebate!!   Contact Phil Jones for additional details about how to claim your 1% buyer rebate.   Phil Jones, Broker (Licensed in NC & FL) ...
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