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By Bob McCranie, Your best advocate when buying or selling your hom
(Broker Associate / Team Lead - Texas Pride Realty Group)
THANK YOU to the Washington Post for covering the migration of LGBTQ folks out of red states and into safety.  Bob McCranie. (Cooper Neill for The Washington Post)Bob McCranie, 55, is a real estate broker in Dallas. He has called Texas home for more than three decades.My friends have always had Plan B’s. Some have already left for Spain, Puerto Vallarta, more liberal blue states. In May 2022, I started a real estate service to help people flee Texas. In August, I extended it to help people flee all red states, because it’s just getting started. There’s going to be migration of LGBTQ+ people, and it’s going to happen in waves, with each election, with every new law that targets our rights to just live and love like everyone else. All of our rights come from executive orders and judicial ...
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By Alberto Pacheco, Experience and Trust
(Home Smart Evergreen Realty)
Moving OnDivorce in not easy. Even the most amicable separation is plagued with disappointment, lack of communication, and failed expectations.  In the best-case scenario, two people who are disolving their union will work together to resolve their differences productively and part ways, hopefully without drawing blood.Unavoidable, though, during the process you and your spouse's emotions will fall prey to a myriad of change as the family, marriage and shared assets are legally separated.Adding to the stress is the sale of the family home, which is typically the largest asset of the marriage. This can evoke tremendous emotions: sadness, anger, sentiment and tremendous disappointment, to name a few.  The combination of the stresses of the divorce with the sale of the family home requires...
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By Sandy Sills, Associate Broker
(Preferred Real Estate Brokers)
Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s. One of the reasons this isn’t like the last time is the number of foreclosures in the market is much lower now. Here’s a look at why there won’t be a wave of foreclosures flooding the market. Not as Many Homeowners Are in Trouble This Time After the last housing crash, over nine million households lost their homes due to a foreclosure, short sale, or because they gave it back to the bank. This was, in large part, because of more relaxed lending ...
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By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s.One of the reasons this isn’t like the last time is the number of foreclosures in the market is much lower now. Here’s a look at why there won’t be a wave of foreclosures flooding the market.Not as Many Homeowners Are in Trouble This TimeAfter the last housing crash, over nine million households lost their homes due to a foreclosure, short sale, or because they gave it back to the bank. This was, in large part, because of more relaxed lending standards where people could take out mortgages they ultimately couldn’t af...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Buyers in Thornton, if you where looking for a great investment, real estate is still the way to go.Do you know is you purchase a home in July 2019, the average price in Thornton was $424,900, In 2020 the average house was $418,000 and 2021 it went up to $629,000 and now the average house in July 2022 is $562,500.That is better then what you could of got from the stock market and look at the rent you would of saved and the tax deduction on interest you would of got.Call me for to set up a time to look at homes for your future investment.  Why pay rent were you only are loosing money.  303-358-1147
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood Information The coastal cities of Fairhope to the west and Gulf Shores to the south are both easily accessible from the inland city of Foley. Residents of this relatively small town enjoy a pretty tranquil way of life in contrast to the bigger metropolitan cities and tourist hotspots in the area. The city serves as South Baldwin County's southern hub. The county's typical tourist industry is still there, along with several other businesses that offer those living in the area a more comprehensive range of work choices. The city was founded in 1905 as a railroad station, and it continues to have several transportation hubs that link it to other commercial centers across the state and the rest of the nation.Foley's expansive geographical area includes the seashore to the west,...
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By Michael St. Germain
(The St. Germain Group, LLC brokered by eXp Realty, LLC)
Homeselling can be exciting and rewarding, but it is not without its challenges. When selling your home, it's essential to make sure you do everything you can to boost your chances of a successful sale. Unfortunately, many home sellers make common mistakes that can sabotage their sales.One of the most common mistakes when selling your home in Albemarle, NC is overpricing. This can lead to your home sitting on the market for too long, costing you more in the long run. Not doing your research is also another mistake sellers commit.Selling your home can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. By avoiding these mistakes, the process can go as smoothly as possible. So what are these mistakes, and how do you avoid them? Keep reading to find out! What Are the Most Important Things to Fix When...
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By Bill Salvatore - East Valley, Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net
(Arizona Elite Properties )
Excellent presentation, and worthy of our Daily Re-Blog. Bill  We all come across big decisions in life, and buying a house is one of them. When we first gain the opportunity to buy our own home, it feels like we should have an extensive checklist. There is a lot to remember, but listing things to consider can help with the process. All the more nerve-wracking if you’re looking for a home in Apple Valley Lake as the perks of living here could get your toes curled. The home buying process in Apple Valley Lake should be exciting and not stressful. From hiring a home inspector to finalizing your budget and financial situation, we have helpful tips to ensure getting that dream home will be a breeze. Tips to Consider When Buying Your First Home Everyone dreams of getting their own home. It w...
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By Joe and Sherrie Toth, The #1 Apple Valley Lake Team
(RE/MAX Consultant Group | Apple Valley Lake)
We all come across big decisions in life, and buying a house is one of them. When we first gain the opportunity to buy our own home, it feels like we should have an extensive checklist.There is a lot to remember, but listing things to consider can help with the process. All the more nerve-wracking if you’re looking for a home in Apple Valley Lake as the perks of living here could get your toes curled.The home buying process in Apple Valley Lake should be exciting and not stressful. From hiring a home inspector to finalizing your budget and financial situation, we have helpful tips to ensure getting that dream home will be a breeze.Tips to Consider When Buying Your First HomeEveryone dreams of getting their own home. It will always be challenging if there comes an opportunity to achieve ...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Picture this: After years of hard work, you've finally saved enough for a new home. You're excited and more than ready to look for one, but you're unsure where to begin. Should you settle for driving around and looking for properties with “For Sale” cardboards to choose from? When buying a Southpark Charlotte, NC home, employing the professional help of a real estate agent is a great way to save valuable time and effort. Through this, you are getting the best guidance before you jump on a decision. DIYs or ‘do-it-yourself’ might be the hype nowadays. Yet, it's not the best choice for your house hunting. Homeownership is a serious commitment. You are spending hard-earned money, so you want to do everything right.Browsing the web can be an excellent start, but doing proper research will t...
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By Anna Chroscicki, Realtor - St. Lucie County affordable Real Estate
(Re/Max Masterpiece Realty)
Anna Chroscicki with RE/MAX Masterpiece Realty🏡For answers to your Real Estate questions: visit www.annasellsrealestate.com or call/text  772-485-4188
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By Derek and Mariana Wagner, The Artisan Group - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(The Artisan Group- Keller Williams Premier Realty )
One property, two homes (main home is 2BR; second home is 1BR). SO much possibility! Extraordinary attention to upgrades and remodeling combines with exceptional cleanliness and meticulous maintenance to create the total package. Multi-generational living or a live/rent situation would be a breeze here with two beautiful homes on this oversized and highly versatile 15,000 sf corner lot with R2 zoning. Convenience and comfort are yours with new windows, new 200-amp electrical panels at each home and a 50-amp power plug in the garage for your electric car. Your main home is the perfect spot to enjoy company of family or friends. The social kitchen in the main home features custom Kraftmaid cabinets, leathered stone counters, under-cabinet lighting and newer stainless appliances. Timeless ...
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By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio Real Estate Specialist
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
Video:  Are home prices coming down?Buyer demand and home value appreciation in 2020 and 2021 were the highest that I have ever experienced during my 36 years in the real estate industry.  There are many reasons why the housing market skyrocketed, but there are two reasons that really stand out above the others.   Record low mortgage interest rates made buying a home MUCH more affordable, and that enabled buyers to purchase higher valued homes without feeling the financial pinch because with low mortgage rates came low monthly payments on premium-priced homes.  A limited supply of available homes combined with record-setting buyer demand not only drove up home prices and many of the homes for sale received multiple offers and a substantial number of those homes sold above their asking p...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
OK, Thanksgiving just ended and the Christmas Carols are already playing on the radio. So, you will probably be hearing Bing Crosby's rendition of "Do You Hear What I Hear" as well as others singing this popular 1962 Christmas Carol. When you listen, listen closely to the lyrics...did the lyrics also have an alternate meaning from the obvious Christmas meaning? Read on...Listen...Do you Hear What I Hear? A Christmas Hymn or Air Raid Warning...Listen to the symbolic lyrics in Bing Crosby's rendition of Do You Hear What I Hear...written in October 1962. Was the star in the song a star with a "tail as big as a kite dancing in the sky" followed by the wise man or was it a Russian Missile with a tail streaming while "ringing through the night" with a screaming sound towards the United States...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Century West is the best area to live in if you want to live in one of Bend, Oregon's most beautiful communities. This thriving neighborhood is conveniently situated and provides homeowners with several amenities, including parks, walking paths, and close-by food and retail options.Top neighborhoods, types of residences, facilities, and activities in and surrounding Century West Bend will all be covered in this article. Best Neighborhoods to Live in Century West, Bend, Oregon The Highlands at Broken TopSeveral outdoor activities are available in the Highlands of Broken Top, including hiking trails, stores, and restaurants. This well-known and highly regarded area is close to the mountains, making it perfect for walks and hikes. TetherowOn the eastern section of the Cascade Mountain Rang...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
The charming Bend neighborhood of River West is ideal for folks who enjoy being outside. River West is an excellent area for folks who enjoy being active and exploring the outdoors, as it is situated close to the Deschutes River and has easy access to nearby trails.There is also a bustling public market every Saturday. But there's more to this wonderful area than that; continue reading to learn more about what River West offers! The Best Areas to Live in Bend, Oregon Awbrey ButteAwbrey Butte, close to Bend's facilities, has breathtaking views of the Cascade Mountains. Wyndemere, Awbrey Park, Awbrey Glen, River's Edge Golf Course, and Country Club are just a few of the family-friendly attractions in Awbrey Butte, which is also known for its convenient location and lovely surroundings. Ma...
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By Gwen Fowler-864-710-4518 SC * Mountain* Lake*Home, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
Here is the Western Upstate MLS market update as of November 29,2022.New Listings 10Price Decrease 35Price increase 2Back on the market 9Taking Backups 7Pending 12Sold 20Leased 2Withdrawn 13Expired 1These are the changes to the MLS in the past 24 hours.  As you can see prices are decreasing more than increasing.  The number of homes coming to the market is low and sales are outpacing the new ones coming to the market.  Many people are withdrawing listing during the holidays. We are also still seeing properties expire--few, but still, some expire.Today is a wonderful day to take a walk on this beautiful lot on Lake Cherokee, a private 222-acre mountain lake.  This property is restricted to 1000 square foot homes (or bigger) and the lake has no boat motor limits. DEEP water, dockable, mou...
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By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Of Course, you can find them in Waukesha County Real Estate and Milwaukee County Real Estate. I'm often the designated driver for my friends when we go some place to watch Packer Games. I can tell you my friends may have too many of these little gems.  When you enter a fine Wisconsin establishment or bar, tailgate party or restaurant and someone is celebrating you can tell they may go all out and order an aber gut (German for Oh Good!). This way you know they are really "cookin with gas now" and they are not just "FAIR-TA-MIDDLIN  ( Not bad or great, just "O.K." ) We drink them plain, and sometimes we drink them flaming .An aber gut is a combination shot of brandy with schnapps on top ( Sometimes it is known as a snow shoe or possibly a snow ball ). You may not hear this lots of places ...
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By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
Ladd Park homes for sale - The high interest rates have made an impact on Ladd Park home sales with more days on market and a lower list price to sales price ratio. Meaning that buyers sometimes have room to negotiate, something we haven't seen in a few years. The average sales price for Ladd Park homes sold during the month of October was $1,001,497 compared to $939,626 last year. average days on market is up to 32 days, giving buyers a chance to take a good look before making a purchase the average size of Ladd Park homes sold during October was 3202 square feet making the average price per square foot $315 6 homes are currently pending sale 12 Ladd Park homes are listed in the Nashville MLS as available for purchase The absorption rate for Ladd Park homes is one month based on sales ...
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By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
If you are looking for an apartment with no credit checks, you’ll know it isn’t easy. If you have a low credit score or bad credit, finding an apartment without these checks is still possible, however.We take a look at your options to get no credit check apartments and the things you can do to make finding an apartment easier.Renting apartments with no credit check can be a challenge but these tips will increase your chances. Maximum Real Estate Exposure has some excellent advice on how to rent an apartment or house with bad credit.Pay Additional Rent UpfrontWhen landlords are considering renters who have bad credit, their greatest fear is being stuck with a tenant that does not pay rent. The number one way to get a landlord to accept a tenant with bad credit is to pay additional months...
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