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By Alexander- Slocum, Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington)
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Disaster Preparedness Month 2019 - Preparing with Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Construction Part 1 - Wind Powered Disasters September is the month of the year designated as Disaster Preparedness to prompt us as individuals and communities to focus on this topic, and the elements that may be par...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Vision Quest Realty)
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 Today is the one-year anniversary for Virginia buyers that purchased a condo at Snowshoe WV.  I received an email from them today. I had given them a basket of goodies with a bottle of wine at closing. Below is their email ......   "Thank you for all your help last summer with our purchase at Sn...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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3-Bedroom Townhome at Bay Shores SouthOceanside CA 92056 Now you can enjoy the Oceanside lifestyle close to a wonderful park, Lake Calavera and Mount Calavera hiking trails, abundant shopping, and major commuting routes including the 78 freeway. This 3-bedroom townhome at 3518 Driftwood Place in ...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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You've decided that owning a San Francisco condominium is right for you, so what is the next step?Typically, one starts with the basics: price range, number of bedrooms and parking needs and area of the city that appeals the most. Once we've narrowed those parameters, it's time to consider what t...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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JUST LISTED this DUPLEX style home. A 2 family home built in 2006 has 2000 SF, Located at 3 Essex street, Manchester NH 03102. 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths each side. Full basement. The property is occupied with tenants who are month to month. Rent is $1000 and $1120 for the 2 apts.   The ...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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Palos Verdes real estate single family home sales in the first 25 days of  August 2019 are 58 homes which is a decrease from the 65 Palos Verdes homes sold in the first 25 days of July and an increase from the first 25 days of August 2018 (56).  (It may take an additional week for some sales to ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Red 1 Realty)
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Stone Creek Estates Granville Market Update September 2019 Active Listings: Total Listings: 3 | Average List Price: $731,333 | Average SQFT: 5,660 | Average Price Per SQFT: $146 | Average Taxes: $7,856 | Average DOM: 121 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $646,250 | Av...

By Tracie Juhas Barrios
(Watermark Realty)
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  Prayer for Real Estate Transactions PRAYER FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONSFather, we come before You with a heart of thankfulness for Who You are.You are our God, our Father, Creator of Heaven and Earth, our Provider.We come before You with Your Word in our hearts and we speak boldly theexceeding ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Just listed this BANK OWNED home in EXETER NH 03833 is ready for all cash buyers, investors and contractors. Features 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.  Cash sale only with no contingencies.  The home is exclusively listed by Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services. Please email sctpro...
One of the best things about Sacramento is its diversity, not only in cultures but in historical influences, threads as old as California, itself, woven together to form a rich textile.  There's no greater example than in our architecture, with residential homes built since the mid 1880's in jus...

By Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758
(Chartwell Kansas City Realty)
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Spanish Architecture in Kansas City The reason we have Spanish style architecture in Kansas City is because Jesse Clyde Nichols took a European vacation. Sounds simple enough. In actuality, JC bought the land that is now the Country Club Plaza in the early 1900's. The main form of transportation ...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Recently a past client of Lane Realty (a retired agent) listed their home with another firm.  It's a home and a neighborhood (I grew up there) that I know well.  And within a few days one of my agents wrote an offer.  We negotiated for a week or so and then had a contract.  When the inspection wa...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Changing Face of Carlsbad VillageA New Hotel on Carlsbad Boulevard Carlsbad Village continues to change, and not surprisingly given the economy but also the popularity year-round of our seaside town in North San Diego County.  Out for a morning walk after breakfast in the Village at Cafe Elys...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
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 There's always so much going on in the Town of Waxhaw and the coming fall/holiday season will be no exception. Waxhaw offers a wide array of programs and activities for kids, teens, adults, seniors, families. No one is left out!  And to make it easier to take advantage of all the programs offere...

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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There's a whole list of things you can do to get your home ready to sell to give you the best market value and a quicker sale, but this post isn't about that.Instead, we'd like to discuss two things you need to consider BEFORE you decide to sell your home. First, and this can be a deal breaker:  ...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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 Real Estate #QuickTip - A Great Question 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 Mor...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Kennywoods new Pittsburgh Steelers-themed roller coaster, Steel Curtain, was named the year’s best new coaster in the annual Golden Ticket Awards announced by Amusement Today magazine. The ride, which debuted in July, features nine inversions, a top speed of 75 mph, and a black-Cedar Point, meanw...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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Shopping for a new home in Pittsburg, CA can be overwhelming. Finding a real estate agent, looking at homes online, and applying for loan approval, there is a lot to do, and it can be difficult to know where to start.Believe it or not, there is a first step that every home buyer should take befor...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 There is only one terrible choice to gain proficiency with a significant exercise about wood: an inappropriate stain can demolish it. A staining process is applied for an assortment of reasons. Appropriately utilized, the stain can accentuate the gain in the wood grain and offer a light characte...

By Monique Combs, Royal Shell Real Estate - Monique Combs
(Royal Shell Real Estate )
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Homes for Sale in Barefoot Beach Club Neighborhood Bonita Springs, FL Why Do People Live Here?Barefoot Beach Club , Barefoot Beach Club has been listed in the top ten beaches in the United States for many years.  Ranked 2nd best in the nation in 2014 and 2015 by "Dr. Beach"Residing in Barefoot Be...