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By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Did You Miss International Joke Day? During these hot days of summer in this plague year of 2020, the relief of a good joke is needed more than ever.  July 1 is International Joke Day. My brother Lance had a long-running joke with my GrandDad Carr. Maybe you know this one... Lance: "Grandpa, Is ...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 percent of 39,000 Realtors in our MLS
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Shea Homes Breaks Ground On Prelude at Storyrock At Northeast Scottsdale!Shea Homes, one of the largest private homebuilders in the nation has broken ground on a new single-family home community in northeast Scottsdale. Offering fifty-one available homesites across approximately 35 acres of land,...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate )
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  Address SqFt Total Beds Total Full Baths Half Baths Pool Current Price 1307 Timbercreek Court 1,231 3 2 none No $175,000 405 Daisy Drive 1,420 3 2 none No $189,900 531 Oldbridge Drive 1,259 3 2 none No $199,900 730 Meadow Mead Drive 1,277 3 2 none No $209,500 515 Windsor Drive 1,407 3 2 none No...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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 In the immortal words of Roseannadanna, "Well, Jane, it just goes to show you, it's always something --- if it ain't one thing, it's another." Texas now has just one more thing to worry about, it's called the Murder Hornet, also known as the Asian Giant Hornet, measuring about 1.5-2 inches. I'm ...

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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COVID-19 made the sale of this Cincinati area patio home a bit more challenging than expected.  After all, a sub-$300,000 patio home in Cincinnati's BEST 55+ community Heritage at Miami Bluffs is usually quickly under contract!  But timing is everything, and if any segment of Cincinnati housing w...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Hooray for the Red White and Blue!! Celebrate USA and Bay Realty BirthdayCheck out our Ad in This week's Homer News Real Estate Section!Looking for Homes, Multi family, Land or a Business?We have New Listings! Call 907-235-6183 for more Information!#BayRealtyAlaska  #HomesforsaleinHomer  #Homesfo...

By Lea Lagueux, Your Tampa - St Petersburg Local REALTOR
(Future Home Realty)
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Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last yea...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Large 4 Bed/3.5 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines!A Large 4 Bed/3.5 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines! This home is big and beautiful and offers 2 master bedrooms, new flooring on the second floor and peaceful water views.This home is located in the Normandy of Pembrok...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 percent of 39,000 Realtors in our MLS
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Here's The June 2020 Snapshot Of The Greater Phoenix Area Real Estate!  Coming in hot this way is a short but sweet look at how the real estate market in the Greater Phoenix Area fared this past month. Even from a glance, the number of active listings is going to grab attention with June 2020 be...

By ERA Justin Realty, We are here for you
(Houses For Sale Rutherford NJ)
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Listing Details MLS#: 20024987 Location: 204 Passaic Ave 6, Belleville Style:Condo Beds: 3 Baths: 2 full Condominium Home for SaleSpacious, beautiful, bright and sunny move-in condition condo. Offers: living room/ dining area with hardwood flooring, cathedral ceilings W/ skylight, private wrap-ar...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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¿Está la crisis sanitaria expulsando a los compradores de las zonas urbanas? La pandemia ha hecho que los consumidores reexaminen los componentes que componen el “hogar perfecto”. Muchas familias ya no se sienten cómodas con la ubicación y el diseño de sus hogares. El encanto de la vida de la cu...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less c...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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by Mark Schniepp and Ben WrightJune 26, 2020  Re-Posted By Chris B Johnson REALTORWe’re becoming more concerned about the job market. We are now 7 to 8 weeks into the re-opening of the U.S. economy and amidst trillions in fiscal/Fed stimulus, the unemployment rate has failed to make meaningful im...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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Qué dicen los expertos sobre el resto de 2020 Una de las preguntas mas importantes en la mente de todos en estos días es: ¿Qué va a pasar con el mercado de la vivienda en la segunda mitad del año? Basado en los datos recientes sobre la economía, el desempleo, los bienes raíces y más, muchos econ...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Plants are kind of having a moment right now. Take one quick scroll through Instagram and you will see beautiful interiors covered in leafy vines, hanging plants, spunky succulents, and trees that liven up every corner of a room. And there’s a reason why everyone is so obsessed with greenery: Ind...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the economy, unemployment, real estate, and more, many economists are revising their forecasts for the remainder of 2020 – and the ...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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Mortgage backed securities (MBS) market closed up 3 basis points today at 104.16 having closed 303 points above support offered by the 200 day moving average. The conforming rate is at 2.50% today. My jumbo pricing is now sizzling! The 30 year jumbo for $1 million was at 3.75%. Whether in New Eng...

By Stephanie Arnett, SRS, IMSD, Broker Associate, REALTOR
(ERA Town & Campus Realty)
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🏡 300 River Road #48, Starkville, MS 39759 🏡📞ERA Town & Campus Realty: 662.615.6077💲 Price: $ 235,000Total Bedrooms: 2Total Bathrooms: 3Total SqFt.: 1155Garage Type: NoneMLS # 20-1467🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡Fabulous Belle Grove with everything on your wish list: ground floor, open layout, granite counters, wood ...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(LakeView Realty Enterprises, Inc)
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In a new developing story I must bring to your attention that the Lake Arrowhead 4th of July Firework Spectacular has in fact been canceled. On Wednesday Gov. Newsom tightened corona-virus restrictions for most of California, as the COVID-19 positive cases surge with more deaths being reported. A...

By ERA Justin Realty, We are here for you
(Houses For Sale Rutherford NJ)
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Listing Details MLS#: 20023486 Location: 36 W Passaic Ave, Rutherford, NJ Style: Colonial Beds: 4 Baths: 3 full 1 half Colonial Home for SaleThis is a large circa 1890 Victorian Colonial with screened-in wrap-around porch. Entry hall, large LR w/ gas fireplace, FR, DR (Hall, LR, FR and DR have ha...
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