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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How to Hire a Moving Company...7 Tips To Help Save You Time and Money Just as you wouldn’t hire just any real estate agent (well, I hope you didn’t!) to guide you through your largest investment transaction, why would you hire a moving company to transport your treasured belongings? Whether you’r...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Ottawa WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for July 2019Looking for a superb place in which to live?Ottawa is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The town has a total area of 34.9 square miles, of which 34.3 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water.The area is known for big yards, lots ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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I am not sure who was more excited. On a recent New Listing, the seller was excited to list with me. I was excited to get this new Manchester NH area Home Listing. The sellers had some things to doand showings were suppose to start today as they prepare the home. Mrs. Buyer Broker may have got to...

By Cathy Carter, Finding You The Perfect Home!
(Re/Max Alliance Group)
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Are you currently looking to buy a home in Chandler, AZ? Check out our latest blog article about new up-to-date real estate listings in Chandler and more!https://www.realestatechandler.com/blog/new-up-to-date-real-estate-listings-in-chandler.html

By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
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1705 Dakota Dr in Eastern Hills Estates Garland ONLY $379,000 !Prestigious Eastern Hills Estates home is a 1969 charmer with many updates & is waiting for your touches! The over quarter acre lot has a very private feeling with a park view that has walking trails! It is situated on a quiet cul de ...

By Cathy Carter, Finding You The Perfect Home!
(Re/Max Alliance Group)
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Are you currently looking to buy a luxury home in Mesa AZ? Check out our latest blog article about luxury real estate for sale in Mesa!     https://www.realestatechandler.com/blog/luxury-real-estate-for-sale-in-mesa.html  

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Some buyer agents never learn to follow instructions....this one learned the hard way. I am not sure who was more excited. On a recent New Listing, the seller was excited to list with me. I was excited to get this new Manchester NH area Home Listing. The sellers had some things to doand showings ...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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✔️ From the moment we put this house on the market we started getting showings and 4 low offers but then the right buyer came along with a stronger offer and the rest is history!  ✔️ Home was tenant occupied but we did everything possible to make it a stress free transaction for them and the sell...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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Michelina CondominiumOPEN HOUSE Sunday 12-3pm$600,000I will be holding open this beautiful oceanfront 3 bedroom 3 bath + garage Condo in Cocoa Beach FL on Sunday August 18th from Noon to 3pm. This is a Luxury Gated condo with an amazing array of amenities including: Private Oceanfront access Pool...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Palmira Home Just Went to Contract While Off the MarketMy clients just went to contract on this fabulous Palmira home before we put it on the market!  A great opportunity to own a home in Palmira Golf and Country Club which allows the buyers to join the club without going on the waiting list for ...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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Beautiful Condo for sale in heart of Alpharetta in Top Rated School district. Top Floor Unit features Open Floor Plan, family room with a fireplace and vaulted ceiling. End unit means extra windows for natural lighting. Outside balcony looks into trees for enjoyable privacy. Spacious kitchen fea...

By Dave Rosenmarkle, 32 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
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Local Market Insight Report for Springfield, VAHere is the most recent Local Market Insight Report for Springfield, VA. If you would like more specific information about this report, your city or neighborhood over the past 1 to five years, just let us know.Also contact us if you would like to rec...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Summer Outdoor Living  What could be better? I love to garden and summer is a wonderful time to add color and scent to your outdoor courtyard. Sedona is a great place to experience the 4 seasons.  I recently told my husband that I would not own another home without an outdoor courtyard. We enjoy ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Rancho Sienna in Georgetown, TX 320 Santa Maria ST Georgetown, TX 78628 is offered at $342,500!!!  You'll love hosting family in friends in this home brimming with appeal and warm livability! Open floor plan, granite counters, spacious sun-filled rooms. Enormous kitchen is a che...

By Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
(PREA Realty)
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Just Listed in San Clemente's Talega!!  Clean, beautiful and move-in ready.  This home not only has gorgeous panoramic views and cool ocean breezes, it has been freshly painted inside and out. Plush carpeting installed and cleaned top to bottom, this home is a gem that's ready for a new owner.   ...

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
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5002 West McFadden Avenue #69, Santa Ana, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print View More Listings $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 2 Baths (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 840 SqFt This gorgeous modular home has been lovingly cared for with numerous upgrades. Don...

By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
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Kaanapali is one of the best areas in all of Maui to live and work in. With so much to do and so much fun to be had, along with some pretty amazing views, it’s no wonder why people are saying this is the IT place to be in all of Maui. Why? Because Kaanapali has it all. From the stunning Kaanapali...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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Here is your complete list of Weekend Open Houses in Clackamas County by City. As a buyer, it is fun to visit open houses but there are many things you need know first. Click here to read our article A Buyer’s Guide to Open Houses (The Do’s & Don’ts) in this article we give you some great advise ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Las Cimas in Austin, TX 7302 Lazy Creek Austin, TX 78724 is offered at $199,900!!!  Investors look here! Great house to make your own. Open floor plan with fireplace and eat in kitchen. Vaulted, beam ceiling in main living area. Galley style kitchen. Located just off Hwy 183 and...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Everybody wants a winning marketing strategy, especially when we notice our sales numbers slowly wasting away. It's a competitive business, and millions of realtors are clamoring for the attentions of buyers on billboards, ads, and even video spotlights every single day. In our age of easily acce...