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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
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England Run- 146 Limestone Way, Fredericksburg, VA 22406 Exclusively Listed by VA, MD & DC Top Real Estate Agent Shawn Derrick - 12:45 Team 540-585-1245 Open House -  Just Stop By! 9/14, Saturday, 12-2, England Run, 4bed/2.5bath, Single Family Home, $360,000 Stop by this open house to receive a f...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If you're seeking out the help of a personal injury lawyer for your case, it might seem challenging to narrow down your options to just one, depending on where you live. For this reason, it's essential to understand what separates a good personal injury lawyer from a spectacular personal injury l...

By Michael Peron, Michael Peron, Dave Florida Real Estate
(South Florida Home Solutions)
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Top 3 Things To Do When Selling and Buying a Home at the Same Time  If you’re a homeowner and are thinking about moving, you may be wondering if you should look for a new home before selling yours or sell your home before you buy. Oftentimes, the timing in these situations doesn’t perfectly align...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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What were you doing on September 11, 2001?Do You recall where and what you were doing that  Tragic morning of September 11, 2001.I was arriving at a home to meet a New Client and Present my CMA.Upon arrival the home owner greeted me said he was watching the news on his TV and said "a commercial a...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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As weather patterns change across the globe, there is more of a risk of damage to your home from storms, extreme cold, and fires. It seems that even the "nicest neighborhoods are experiencing random events of vandalism and theft.If your home is damaged by a storm, fire, theft or vandalism, or if ...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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Seever's corn maze is the second oldest corn maze in the United States and the oldest in the midwest! Since 1997, families have enjoyed spending the day wandering the maze and enjoying other fun activities onsite. Get ready for the 2019 Jurrasic adventure themed corn maze! (picture below)  *2019 ...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Can't believe that I wrote my last blog on Activerain in March. What is my excuse? Mostly, things kept happening that I felt I should not write about YET. You know, you put it off. Then events overtake you and it's really too late to write about it. Or situations change and, because of client con...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Van Dijk died Saturday at age 90 at his home in Cleveland Heights after a two-year battle with cancer, said his wife, Roberta van Dijk.Van Dijk was nationally recognized for his innovative design for Blossom, the open-air pavilion completed in 1968 in Cuyahoga Falls as the summer home of the Clev...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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info provided by KCM Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most powerful decisions you can make. A real estate professional has the experience to help you confidently navigate through the entire process. Make sure you work with ...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I wanted to provide a mid week update for Stone Ridge. There are currently 6 homes for sale. 0 homes new to the market.  1 homes which went active under contract; 1 traditional sale detached homes. 0 homes closed. There are 2 homes coming soon.  I will provide a more details in next week's Weekly...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Commercial Real Estate in Central Oregon     Bend Premier Real Estate is pleased to represent commercial clients in all aspects of their commercial needs, icnluding leasing, sales, investments, tenant representation and consulting services. Our commercial Brokers know how to put a commercial deal...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Most buyers have already done some online research before you meet them for the first time. They will likely have visited sites such as Trulia and Zillow and will believe that they know as much about property values in your market as you. They might even think they have all they need to make an i...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I wanted to provide a mid week update for South Riding. There are currently 12 homes for sale. 0 homes new to the market.  3 homes which went active under contract or pending; 2 traditional sale town homes & 1 traditional sale detached homes.  0 homes closed. There are 1 homes coming soon.  I wil...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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 It’ll be love at first fright this Friday the 13th when Cedar Point kicks off its popular Halloweekends event with a six-couple zombie wedding.According to the park, “everlasting love and the smell of formaldehyde will be in the air” as six Ohio couples — “decked out in their finest afterlife co...

By Derek and Mariana Wagner, The Artisan Group - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(The Artisan Group- Keller Williams Premier Realty )
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Spacious 4 bedroom home with popular and functional open layout- great room, dining and kitchen, featuring a pantry and prep island. Perfect floorplan boasts all upper level bedrooms, full hall bath and laundry room. Large master with vaulted ceilings and 4pc en suite with double vanity and walk-...

By Kay Van Kampen, Realtor®, Springfield Mo Real Estate
(RE/MAX Broker, RE/MAX)
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Pre-inspections Have Become Vital To A Successful ClosingAre you excited to place a home under contract for your sellers, only to find the contract falling through due to the inspection report?  We Are! We encourage our sellers to make sure their home is in tip-top condition before they place the...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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 Real Estate #QuickTip - Anticipate 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 Morristow...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
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 When someone mentions climate change, your first thoughts might turn to climbing temperatures. However, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), climate change extends beyond temperature. The things we rely on, including water systems, energy, transportation, ecos...

By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group)
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For all Calistoga properties for sale click hereMedian prices, average days on marketcurrent for sale                55,  med price $1,775,000, avg days on market 112current sale pendings       8,  med price $1,942,500, avg days on market 170sold in last 6 months      20,  med price $917,500, avg...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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    Do you know the story behind the Union County official seal?  It's a story filled with intrigue and mystery. Hannah Caldwell was the wife of the Fighting Parson Reverend James Caldwell and was the first woman killed during the American Revolution. Her murder is the scene of the Union County ...