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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Condos for Sale | Market Report December 2019Enjoy the security and privacy you can get with Waukesha condos for sale.Ranging from size, amenities, and features, condos in Waukesha offer residents the elegance and sophistication they’ve always looked for.Apart from beautiful condo...

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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Fantastic news, we have an offer on your home!And of course one of the first things you want to know is the offer price, right?And that number is a VERY important number, but it's not always what it seems to be.Scattered throughout the offer our opportunities for the buyer to ask for things that ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
Pewaukee WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for December 2019A small town appeal with great amenities!What makes Pewaukee different from other places that claim they’re a “big city with a small-town appeal”?Owning one of the homes for sale in Pewaukee WI allows you to adore the rolling green hills...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Just Listed in Magnolia Pointe Subdivision Clermont FLMagnolia Pointe subdivision is one of the guard-gated communities in Clermont FL that is conveniently located W of FL Turnpike, E of HWY 27, close to Winter Garden.Behind the gates of Magnolia Pointe, you will find not only moderately priced S...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Lely Open House Sunday From 1-4 PMStop by from 1-4 pm to visit our Lely Open House Sunday, January 19th to visit this fabulous Luxury home in The Classics Plantation Estates. Located on one of the best, if not THE BEST lot in Lely Resort! A magnificent home set on a cul-de-sac with long lake and ...

By Michael Wayne Jackson, Realtor - Seniors Real Estate Specialist Novato
(Coldwell Banker)
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     Asking Price $299,000 Gorgeous two bedroom and two bathroom condo that has an existing VA loan with the current homeowner in the Villa Mason Community.  Kitchen opens into large living room on the second story. Two car attached garage, central heating and air conditioning. Walk out to the ba...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Sellers’ Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction Homeowners who are planning to sell are naturally interested in what they can sell their homes for. It’s probably the number 1 question sellers want answered.  Hopefully you have hired a great Realtor to help you determine the value and...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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Add curb appeal and value to your house before you sell it This is the first of what I plan to be many blogs in my HOME SELLER SERIES BLOG that I am going to write to target home owners who have listed their house for sale in the past but it didn't sell according to plan and/or homeowners who are...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Jeff Dowler, CRS definitely knows what he is doing and people in his area are very lucky to have a professional like him to call upon! Carlsbad Sellers’ Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction   Homeowners who are planning to sell are naturally interested in what they can sell their homes for....

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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  Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $400,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,635 sqftLot: 0.20 acre(s)Year Built: 2015MLS #: 72608844 Location 8 Northern Lights WayBelling, MA 02019USA Susan M Morrison (617) 686-8178susan...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Beachfront Marco Island Condo Just ListedThis fabulous beachfront Marco Island Condo just hit the market! Spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and sandy white beaches from the covered balcony of this updated 8th floor Crescent Beach condo offer homeowners the experience of incredible sunsets e...

By Alberto Pacheco, Experience and Trust
(Home Smart Evergreen Realty)
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 The Open Houses Here Are For Saturday 01/18/20 and Sunday01/19/20 Six Open Houses Will Happen on SaturdayCLICK HERE FOR GRANADA HILLS SATURDAY OPEN HOUSES  Eight Homes Are Going To Be on Open Houses This Sunday CLICK HERE FOR GRANADA HILLS SUNDAY OPEN HOUSES  

By Compass Real Estate Group Huntersville NC, Lake Norman Area Realtor, Listing & Buyer Specialist; Real Estate Consultant
(Compass Real Estate Group)
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🏠OPEN HOUSE 🏠 Make Plans Now to Join Kevin Goveia this Sunday as He Opens the Doors to this Lovely Townhome in Rosedale (Huntersville)! Recently Reduced and in a Prime Location! Contact KevinGoveia.eXpRealty.com for Additional Details!

By Sara Mehrpouyan, Short Sale Agent - Los Angeles
(Rodeo Realty 818-903-2040)
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Citibank Citimortgage Citifinancial Short Sale in Los Angeles -- What Is Their Process ? By Los Angeles Short Sale Realtor Specialist Citi has different divisions: Citibank, Citimortgage, Citifinancial. They do offer homeowner assistance. One of the options that you have if you are having trouble...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Buying a new home isn’t easy for a person because one has to invest considerable amount of time in the research. By investing proper time in research, a person can easily avail the best home with top-notch quality services. If you are one who is new in the world of property then it is your respon...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2019Learn more about Oconomowoc WI and why “Life Comes Naturally Here”!Oconomowoc is a city located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, U.S. Its name came from Coo-no-mo-wauk, the Potawatomi term for “waterfall.”Before 1700, this region was inhabit...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Flood Insurance ProgramFlood Map Changes Ashkarian/Ardis Team Lela Ashkarian305-395-0814/305-481-3317www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com  Find out how much your Florida Keys home is REALLY worth!at https://www.searchfloridakeyshomes.com/homevalue/value Thinking of buying a Florida Keys home?Check out ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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I am happy to report this home in Milford NH 03055 was put UNDER CONTRACT in ONLY 1 HOUR. It is now Sale Pending.  Exclusively listed by Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services. Please email sctprop@aol.com or call 603.661.2121 with questions on how we can help you with all your Real Esta...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at The Lago Vista Country Club Estates in Lago Vista, TX 4407 Silverhill DR Lago Vista, TX 78645 is offered at $249,000!!!  Move in ready with an open floor plan, fireplace in the living room and master, large secondary bedrooms and a huge back deck overlooking your private back ya...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Fabulous Reflection Lakes Home Sold!Congratulations to my sellers, this fabulous Reflection Lakes Home Sold today in Naples Florida!  Located within convenient distance to downtown Naples, Marco Island and the beaches! This home is nicely appointed with the latest trends and includes stainless ap...