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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationBeautiful beachfront housing and vacation rentals can be found at Phoenix On The Bay in Orange Beach, Alabama. This condo complex offers its residents a wide range of recreational opportunities, including various beachside attractions and a view of the shore from the balcony of many furnished units. Phoenix On The Bay Condos for Sale also offers homeowners unique local attractions and places to explore. The houses' versatility will appeal to seniors, families, and tourists alike. You can call our knowledgeable agents for assistance if you're interested in traveling to look for a property for you or your family. We provide planned viewings and tailored searches to find the ideal flats for your preferences and needs.If you're looking for a condo with resort ameniti...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationBeautiful condos can be found in Orange Beach, Alabama, at Phoenix VIII. Phoenix 8 condos for sale provide a potential buyer with several amenities. The condo units are beautifully sized and come in a variety of configurations. Additionally, it is in a great location with easy access to the neighborhood's restaurants and businesses. The property also includes views of the beach and many other fantastic features, including water sports for swimmers and boarders. Phoenix 8 condominiums have plenty to offer, whether you're a retired couple looking for a peaceful retirement home or a young family looking for the ideal first home. You can start planning your future in paradise by calling us right now.Phoenix 8 condos in Orange Beach, Alabama, are available for purchas...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationBaldwin County, Alabama, has a lovely resort-style residential building called the Phoenix VII Condo Complex on Orange Beach. This residential building is ideal for people looking to buy a property or travel to Orange Beach who want to enjoy living by the water. This gorgeous community offers a wide variety of family-friendly activities, breathtaking views, and top-notch amenities. Phoenix 7 condos for sale feature a lively and friendly community for all ages, whether you laze about on the beach or dive deep into the ocean with a fishing pole. Enjoy exploring the magnificent coastline waters and playing on the sugar-sand beach. To find your vacation home and assist you in traveling to a dream location, get in touch with our helpful professionals immediately.Alaba...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationCondominium complex Phoenix 6 in Baldwin County, Alabama, is a beautiful place to live. The Phoenix line of condominiums includes the Phoenix 6 Orange Beach condos for sale. They offer everything needed to create the ideal beach house or getaway. Phoenix 6 is the perfect place to fulfill your goals, whether planning a leisurely weekend with the family or a long overdue getaway with your special someone. This condo development is convenient and safe because it is close to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach beaches, as well as restaurants and shopping centers. Here, a beach lifestyle is always within reach. To organize a viewing of these lovely living apartments, get in touch with our helpful professionals right away.This condo is ideal for individuals who want to be...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Sometimes it just takes a little extra help from your friends for that extra PUSH to help accomplish something worthwhile in life. Here I am with a PUSH at the Leaning Man sculpture at the University of Arizona. (Photo: Jeff Masich)Well, a PUSH is sometimes needed in real estate also. A Buyer and Seller can be so close but so far at times. Ask me your REALTOR® for ways to get the purchase to close when it seems no one will give an inch.I would love to help you as a Buyer find the right home at the right price. Sometimes it just takes that one last Push using an idea or strategy to make everyone happy.Extra PUSH to get Buyers and Sellers to Meet and CLOSEFor example the mortgage rates are higher that a year ago, but at just below 7% not as high as in years past. Some Buyers are really ve...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationPelican Crest is a gated subdivision of stunning mansions in Newport Coast, California's beautiful Pelican Hill subdivision. Pelican Crest is an exclusive community with a guarded gate and only one entry point. The area is on an elevated hillside that cannot be seen outside the neighborhood. Excellent outdoor amenities await new homeowners in Pelican Crest. Amenities include paved walking trails, expansive green spaces, amazing resorts, and golf courses. The Canyon Cove State Park is within a short drive from the subdivision. Pelican Crest is an absolute must-see if you're looking for a luxury house amid the stunning slopes of Newport Coast. The community's homes are among the most luxurious on the Newport Coast, and the neighborhood is ideal for families wishing...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationPelican Point is a gated community on the coast near Crystal Cove State Park and the Coast Highway. The exclusive and master-planned neighborhood of Pelican Point can be found within the larger Pelican Hill development. The residential development can be found in an exclusive enclave with a view of the ocean to the south. The houses are arranged in a cul-de-sac with two openings on either side. Around Pelican Point, you'll find many fantastic golf courses and paved walking trails that end at an observation platform with stunning views of the ocean and the beach. Elegantly crafted mansions and meticulously kept parks highlight this carefully-planned neighborhood. Pelican Point is the pinnacle of luxury real estate. Secluded and perched above the water, the develop...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Closing costs are a crucial consideration when buying a new property. Homebuyers must know what "closing costs" are to secure a mortgage and complete the purchase of a property. Whether you're buying or selling a home now or want to be better prepared when the time comes, we have your back.The Closing Costs in Nassau City, NYBuyer's Closing CostsThe closing costs for a home purchase in Nassau County typically range from 2-4% of the total purchase price. A buyer should budget an additional 3–4% of the purchase price for closing costs when purchasing a condo or townhouse that costs more than $1 million.Loan Origination FeesLenders charge this for loan processing. Larger loans will have a higher percentage of it. Usually $2,000–$3,000.Appraisal FeesLenders typically demand an evaluation of...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Century West is undoubtedly one of the nicest areas in Bend, Oregon. A variety of parks, walking trails, and convenient access to shopping and dining. The most desirable homes in Bend can be found in Century West, where residents can take in stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Smaller and medium-sized houses in Century West can be purchased for between $100,000 and under $1 million.In contrast, the cost of a mansion in Century West can be anywhere from $1 million to more than $6.4 million for a home with high-end amenities.Best Neighborhoods to Live in Century West, Bend, OregonThe Highlands at Broken TopNeighborhoods in Century West are known for their welcoming communities and abundance of things to do. The Highlands at Broken Top is a popular choice among families because of...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Conroe, Texas, is a picturesque community that offers low prices for various housing options and recreation.If you're looking to get a new home in Conroe, Texas, this article will tell you exactly what you need to know about the associated closing costs.What are Closing Costs?When purchasing a property, closing costs are present. They get paid at the end of the deal, at the closing table. They depend on the state you're buying in. What Closing Costs Should Home Buyers in Conroe, TX Expect?Closing fees typically range from 2-5%t of the purchase price for most homes in Conroe, Texas. This means that on a home costing $200,000, you could pay anything from $4,000 to $10,000 in closing fees.How Much Should You Expect to Pay in Closing Costs in Conroe, TX?Cost of AppraisalThe appraisal will v...
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By Susan Isaacs "The Momagent", Compass
(1313 14th St NW DC 20005)
DC Assumable Mortgages: Seller Advantage? If you're a home seller in the District of Columbia with an assumable mortgage, you're probably asking the question; Is it a big advantage in the current market?With a decade of historically low mortgage interest rates, low inventory and stiff competition, FHA | VA represent a much smaller portion of mortgages in the District of Columbia.Then rates shot up this year.So now, borrowers are rediscovering assumable mortgages and reassessing their relevance in the DC real estate market.What's An Assumable Mortgage?It's one that can be transferred from the current mortgagee to a qualified buyer, reassigning the terms agreed upon when the loan was first originated.​ How Does That Work?In simple terms, the seller checks their loan contract and confirms ...
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By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Somerset Elementary School is a highly rated, public school located in Chevy Chase MD. It has 500 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.  Somerset ES was remodeled about 10 years ago and sits in a quiet neighborhood just off Wisconsin Avenue at 5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.Despite its location in an upscale single family neighborhood, Somerset is also the local school for a number of condos in Friendship Heights and close in Chevy Chase, such as the Willoughby, the Elizabeth, Kenwood Forest, and Bradley House. Here is information about some of the condos, in alphabetical order, that feed into Somerset Elementary. The Bradley House Condos are locat...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
425 Notre Dame CondosLuxury Downtown CondosNew Orleans Warehouse DistrictNew Orleans, La. 70130 New Condos in 2015 at 425 Notre Dame       New Construction in downtown New Orleans completed in 2015.  The eight story building has 42 upscale units ranging from one bedrooms to four bedroom units. Parking on first floor. Check out the balconies and large windows.     Its like the developers thought about all the upscale things they could do and then proceeded to do it. Many of the units were sold as pre-sales. This is not the norm for the New Orleans market.     The living areas of the units have 10 ft. ceilings, antique pine wood floors, gas stoves, large windows, balconies, and on site parking.  The high end appliance include Wolfe Stoves and Sub Zero refrigerators. Extra insulation betwe...
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 Miami Real Estate Market Predictions for 2023The national real estate industry has kept up with Miami’s news. The Fed’s decision not to tighten the US housing market may lead to markets in other parts of the country acting independently. The next twelve months will see a shift in the direction of the market. There will be lower interest rates and more activity. It is impossible to predict what Miami’s real estate market will look like in the future. However, it is possible for some to see what the current market has in store. Below are the Miami real estate market trends that are most likely to continue into 2023 and beyond.Miami’s median house price has increased by 27.4% in the past year.This was due to the pandemic’s supply and demand limitations. However, it’s not clear that the sa...
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By Melissa Thompson, I'm a real estate agent helping buyers and sellers
(Thompson Real Estate)
Holidays are around the corner, and everyone's rushing to make the perfect vacation plans. Holidays are the perfect opportunity to host big family reunions. So make it a blast by renting out a luxury home.Luxury vacation rentals are the perfect place to kick back after a long year. It also lets you keep your plans intimate and close to your family. You also don't have to worry about making room in your home for visitors, and you get to enjoy a unique experience.Here's everything you need to know about investing in a luxury home for the holidays.Know When and Where to LookStart searching early if you're planning to rent a luxury home for the winter. It can be difficult to secure a luxury home during peak season on short notice. In addition, good luxury rentals run out fast as the holiday...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Godzyk Real Estate Services to all of you. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work in a field which I love. It is because of the support of all of you, that I can live my dream every day of helping others through the Listing and Sale of Real Estate.   I am thank full for my clients, present and past as well as my family, friends and Active Rain family. My business thrives on referrals and I thank each and every one of you who puts your faith in me to take care of those you refer to me. There is nothing better than making the dream come true of that new home or sale of your existing one.   Here in the MANCHESTER NH area, I often spend every day, for often a couple of months and some times, many months working with you,...
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By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
This is an excellent post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.Have a super fantastic week!Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP   We see the HOA takes care of grounds maintenance.   Does that mean they will have the snow shoveled in the winter?     When an HOA says they will take care of grounds maintenance, this means they maintain the entry or common areas within the community.     If you are buying a single-family detached home, snow shoveling is not included in the HOA fee.    Homeowners are responsible for the removal of snow from all sidewalks (if it is a corner lot - all sidewalks) and must be shoveled within 24 hours from the time the snowfall stops.    A homeowner needs to have all sidewalks and a path on the driveway to the front door removed.    If you are a repeat offender, th...
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By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
As we prepare for our Thanksgiving gatherings this Thursday, I had a thought on how convenient  it is to have such great grocery stores in my Oakland County, Michigan area and not needing to travel long distances to shop for groceries. Shopping for me is not one of my favorite things to do on a normal day, but on Thanksgiving it seems to something that I enjoy and look forward to. As I was in the check-out and my real estate mind started pondering the benefits of having great grocery stores in the Oakland County Michigan area and how it affects home values in the area.It's nice to have a grocery store in the Oakland County Michigan area. After all, you're going to need groceries. So having a store nearby that you can quickly run to when you run out of something is a coveted convenience....
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 We see the HOA takes care of grounds maintenance.   Does that mean they will have the snow shoveled in the winter?  When an HOA says they will take care of grounds maintenance, this means they maintain the entry or common areas within the community.     If you are buying a single-family detached home, snow shoveling is not included in the HOA fee.    Homeowners are responsible for the removal of snow from all sidewalks (if it is a corner lot - all sidewalks) and must be shoveled within 24 hours from the time the snowfall stops.    A homeowner needs to have all sidewalks and a path on the driveway to the front door removed.    If you are a repeat offender, the City of Denver (and other cities in the metro area) will fine you. On the other hand, if you purchase a "cluster/patio home or c...
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