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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 109
  I had a call about 40 days ago while at an inspection (for a REALTOR friend), and the Buyer was with the inspector, so I stepped away and answered.     It was a potential buyer that REALLY wanted to get out of the apartment they currently live in.   I asked her if I could call her back in about...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 35
Our brokerage had a luncheon today with a guest speaker who is an expert in networking and he posed an interesting question:  "What do you do for a living?".What would appear to be the obvious answer "I'm a real estate agent", is the wrong answer.Every stranger that asks that question probably al...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 6
Recently, I had the good fortune to attend a very good continuing education course.  The instructor is one who is held in high regard.  As a former high school teacher, he acquired a real estate school, sold it, and is now teaching at ASU.  Just mention his name and you'll see an endearing nod of...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 6
Should You Have an EMF Survey when Buying or Selling? Buyers often have questions about high tension wires that are near homes they are interested in. They may be concerned about the esthetics…having to look at those wires but especially the towers…but perhaps also about potential risks of electr...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Make the Right Move
(Metro Brokers/Morningside Homes, LLC)
Comments 4
  Smart home technology promises to make your home more comfortable, convenient and secure.  It may not be the home from the Jetson's but artificial intelligence is the hope to make it the home of the future which is available now and controlled from anywhere you have an Internet connection. When...

By Bob Gorman, Architect
(Homemy)
Comments 2
So far you’ve been successful at trading with real estate, but your appetites are becoming larger, and with them, the need to expand your team, or maybe even make one from scratch. Since dealing with real estate is a somewhat curious job, you’ll have to hire several people, and all of them will h...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Vision Quest Realty, Martha Hilton, Broker)
Comments 7
 This beautiful property at 442 Bear Claw Lane in Lewisburg, WV, has SOLD.  An outstanding cedar home offering 3 bedrooms/3 baths with large open living spaces on 2.33 acres is located in Bear Claw Estates.  The property offers so much with large open living spaces. Main level includes master sui...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
 Real Estate #QuickTip - Expired Market 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 Morri...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 6
I received this article from DotLoop and found it to be interesting. As I am much older than those in the Millenial group, I found the article provided some insight into their thought process. It’s clear that Millennials represent a significant portion of today’s home buyers. In fact, according t...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
Holiday Home Safety Tips 2018The holidays are tons of fun but, they’re also very busy. When the days are filled with shopping and festivities on top of our normal obligations it’s easy to overlook the little details.Packages being stolen from homes seems to be at an all-time high. If you’re gone ...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
Comments 5
A Special Thanks to all my Customer's during the Holiday Season....During the Holiday Season my thoughts turn to all of my family, friends, and customer's past and present, who have helped my business grow. I couldn't have done it without you and for this I want to say thank you. HERE'S WISHING Y...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 1
Be quick to fire and slow to hire.  It takes time to build a strong team.  There will probably be small setbacks. So far you’ve been successful at trading with real estate, but your appetites are becoming larger, and with them, the need to expand your team, or maybe even make one from scratch. Si...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(United Real Estate)
Comments 0
I wanted to provide a mid week update for South Riding. There are currently 7 homes for sale. 0 homes new to the market.  1 homes which went active under contract or pending; 1 traditional sale condos. 3 homes closed;2 traditional sale town homes & 1 traditional sale detached homes. There are 0 h...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(United Real Estate)
Comments 0
I wanted to provide a mid week update for Stone Ridge. There are currently 1 homes for sale. 1 homes new to the market; 1 traditional sale town homes.  1 homes which went active under contract or pending; 1 traditional sale town homes.  0 homes closed. There are  2 homes coming soon.  I will prov...

By Dave Martin (703) 585-4687, Making Realty Dreams a Reality
(Fairfax Realty)
Comments 39
I am tremendously grateful to clients that take time from their busy days to endorse and recommend me to others. It is a fantastic feeling knowing that my help was appreciated and that clients think enough of me to help my business to grow.Just this year 2018 three of my recent clients have told ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 2
November 2018 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate November 1, 2108 - October 2018 Activerain blogroll about Maui and Maui real estate November 12, 2018 - Thankful for having a good job selling real estate on Maui November 13, 2018 - Thankful for friends who turn me on to favorite ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 2
The real estate industry has seen big changes over the years, but the Internet has been the biggest development. The development of the Internet has helped buyers become more informed, real estate agents market homes digitally and homeowners sell their houses faster. In order to be a home buyer o...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 89
I don't believe we have talked about Morris School for boys.  It was a Catholic school for boys who were boarded there.  It was located on Morris School Road and had nice buildings and lots of land.  It was probably about 6 miles from town. The thing that I remember the most about it was the pres...

By Mullen Real Estate Team, Broker, Realtor, CPA, MBA (MA & CT)
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 2
By: Stacey Freed A little shelf here, a big shelf there. You’d be surprised where they can fit. Finally, you get to take that beach vacation in the dead of winter. But where is your beach towel?!? You know it’s somewhere in that linen closet, but (sigh) it’s so crammed you can’t find it. One of t...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 3
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