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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Did you hear about the approaching BLIZZARD IN BUFFALO? They are moving this Sunday's pre Thanksgiving Buffalo Bill's football game to Detroit and indoors. Per Tyler Greenawalt of Yahoo Sports November 17, 2022, "The storm could dump a record-setting amount of snow in Buffalo over the weekend and New York governor Kathy Hochul already issued a state of emergency for the region this week."Are you considering moving your family to SUNNY SCOTTSDALE Arizona one of best places to live in the US with NO SNOW? Here are ALL Scottsdale Single Family Homes For Sale on the Arizona MLS UPDATED DAILY. As your Buyer's Realtor I can show you any of the these homes listed on the MLS listed by all brokers. I will also look out for YOUR best interests at no cost to you. Call or Text me at 480-242-6500 wi...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Virginia's architecture reflects the state's historical significance. From the busy city of Richmond to the quiet towns of the Shenandoah Valley, you can find stunning examples of historic architecture throughout the state. Even though they're all different, they share one thing: high prices.Reasons Why an Old House Might Cost More or LessLocationA historic home's value can be significantly affected by its location. Homes in rural areas, for instance, are typically more affordable than those in metropolitan centers due to a lack of conveniences such as public transportation and shopping centers.Richmond and Alexandria are home to some of the state's most expensive historic mansions. In addition to having all the latest conveniences, these houses typically may be found in highly sought-a...
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Coweta County in Georgia was founded on December 14, 1826, to honor the Coweta Indians who had long lived there. Coweta County is a great option to consider if you're looking for a spot to settle down that offers a lot of conveniences and the feeling of being part of a close-knit community.DemographicsCoweta County, Georgia, has a population of 149,956. Here are the racial breakdowns of Coweta County, GA: Whites comprise 68% of the population, blacks 15%, Asians 2%, other races 6%, Hispanics 8%, and those of mixed ancestry 1%.The Golf Communities in Coweta County, GAGolf communities provide a wonderful setting for golf enthusiasts to socialize and make new friends. Tennis courts, swimming pools, and fitness centers are all included in Coweta County Golf Courses, in addition to the actua...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Incredible as it may sound, Houston, Texas, is well worth a trip. Houston, Texas, is home to various attractions and activities, from historical landmarks to unique ethnic markets. There are numerous dining options, art galleries, and a space center.The Top 10 Things You Should Do When You Visit Houston, TexasHouston, Texas, is home to an abundance of exciting attractions, so to help you plan (and avoid becoming too overwhelmed), we've compiled a list of the top ten.Visit the Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTo truly experience Houston, Texas, a visit to a rodeo is a must. The best time to visit is during the rodeo season, which runs from late February to early March and packs NRG Stadium with fans of all ages.Enjoy the Outdoors at Hermann ParkThe park's 445 acres include a variety of re...
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By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
We can all agree that we are in a better place now… so should you buy a house soon?As we enter the “new normal,” we face new challenges like heightened inflation, increased costs of mortgages, skyrocketing interest rates, and rising home prices.Read More...
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By Leo Namiot - LeoLends.com, More than just great rates
(Canopy Mortgage - Leo Namiot)
Realtors, we all know that the market has shifted greatly over the past couple of months. With nearly 20 years experience I have been through all types of market shifts. Over the past year and a half, prior to this shift, I had been warning Realtors especially newer agents that they need to prepare for when the market shifts. Sadly most did not listen, they were too busy landing 1,2,3, maybe 4 listings that sold in a couple of days or less for way over asking, then posting on social media how successful they were! Feeling like "this is easy, I am crushing it!"  These days most of those flash in the pan agents are wondering how they are going to pay uncle Sam and how are they going to pay their annual board fees?   All my social media, all my personal chats had fallen on deaf ears. For t...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Real Estate Sales Update For Westwood Village in Danbury, CT For 2022 Located at 55 Mill Plain Road , this popular community is great for home buyers seeking an affordable real estate option in Western Danbury,CT. Read more about real estate pricing which is both valuable for current residents, owners that are thinking of selling their unit now or in the near future, or for long-term planning.  Style Low Price Average Price High Price # of Homes Sold 1 Bedroom Flat $153,500 $165,214 $180,000 7 1 Bedroom End Unit Townhouse $152,400 $177,988 $217,000 8 2 Bedroom Flat $165,000 $217,986 $242,000 14 2 Bed 1.5 Bath Townhouse With 2 car Garage $230,000 $267,765 $290,000 10 2 Bedroom Townhouse With Basement $200,000 $255,069 $305,000 13 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Townhouse With Garage $282,000 $282,000...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Real Estate Sales Update For Woodland Hills Condos in Danbury,CT For 2022. Located in the Shelter Rock district with homes located along Woodcrest Lane, Faith Lane, Brook Lane, Pondside Way, Maura Lane and Crestview Lane, this community ranks as one of the top luxury townhome communities in the Danbury,CT region. Read more about real estate pricing which is both valuable for current residents, owners that are thinking of selling their unit now or in the near future, or for long-term planning.  Style Low Price Average Price High Price # of Homes Sold Granville(Interior 2 Bedroom) $375,000 $375,000 $375,000 1  Ives (interior 3 bedroom) $446,000 $457,333 $470,000 3  Amherst(end unit 2 bedroom) 0 n/a n/a 0  Fenton(medium sized end unit 3 bed) $465,000 $484,200 $495,000 3 Drake(large end uni...
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By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
When you’re hearing news about home prices remaining high, and mortgage rates skyrocketing, you might wonder how a real estate agent can possibly claim it’s a great time to buy. Or, on the other hand, you read that sales prices are coming down and it’s taking longer to sell because rates have gone up, it may make you question how agents can claim that it’s a great time to sell.You might feel like agents always seem to be constantly putting a positive spin on the current real estate market and think they’re doing it out of self-interest. After all, they only make money if and when someone buys or sells a house, so of course they’d want people to feel like it’s always a great time to buy or sell real estate.While there’s likely some truth to that—because agents wouldn’t be human if they w...
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By Margaret Shea
(Margaret Shea, William Raveis Real Estate)
Just sold!! Level one acre lot with little house to rebuild.  Walk to Amity Middle School & Bethany Elementary.  Fantastic opportunity. Stone walls, artesian well, Concord grape vines, 2/3 cleared and 1/3 wooded to the north of the property! Call Margaret Shea, William Raveis, RE 203-525-5837
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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 Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search In Connecticut If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. If you’re willing to work with a trusted agent to consider a newly built home, you may have even more options and incentives than you realize. That may be why the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the share of buyers looking for new construction is increasing: “According to the quarterly Housing Trends Report, the popularity of new construction homes is continuing to rebound . . .” Here’s a few reasons more buyers may be drawn to newly built homes. More Options To Choose from and Potential Builder Incentives When looking for a home, you can ch...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Inheriting a Home with SiblingsGiven the complexity and number of options available when gifting or inheriting a home, it's important to research and answer all your questions. Need Assistance? I am happy to help make this process easier. Let’s connect! You and your siblings are notified by the executor of an estate that you’ve jointly inherited a house. According to TrustandWill.com, the executor provides the probate court with a death certificate, trust documents, the estate plan and inventory of the estate’s assets and debts.Have a meeting with the other inheritors and determine a course of action. Unless otherwise stated in the will, each of you should have an equal share as well as an equal share of any debts, such as a mortgage, utilities and maintenance. You can contact the prope...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Real Estate Sales Update For Birchwood Condos in Danbury,CT For 2022. Located at 27 Crows Nest Lane, this popular community is great for home buyers seeking a quality townhome in the Danbury,CT area. Read more about real estate pricing which is both valuable for current residents, owners that are thinking of selling their unit now or in the near future, or for long-term planning.  Style Low Price Average Price High Price # of Homes Sold Townhouse With Basement (No Garage) $160,000 $212,143 $253,000 7 Townhouse With Garage $175,000 $221,938 $265,000 16 Upper Level Ranch with Garage $177,000 $217,333 $275,000 9 Main Level Ranch with Garage $171,700 $210,034 $270,000 9 Upper Level Ranch with Basement n/a n/a n/a 0 Main Level Ranch with basement n/a n/a n/a 0 Summary $160,000 $217,660 $275,...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Price per square foot is a measurement of a home's value, but the price per square foot alone is not an effective way to determine the price a home will sell in today's housing market. See how this often abused form of valuation leads sellers to "ask too much" and buyers to "offer too much to too little."Online Valuation Tools Abuse This Rule Of Thumb Process< Please remember to "like" the post and the video on YouTube too! Thank you. 🏡  Link to all homes for sale in Tallahassee📺 Subscribe To The Joe Manausa Real Estate Channel and Get More Housing Market Reports, Listings, and Real Estate Marketing Tips, and answers to your frequently asked questions.📘 Get the DIGITAL MARKETING BOOK written by an active Realtor, for all Realtors!
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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)
 All these years, when I remind clients to change their clocks for Daylight Savings Time, another reminder was for everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms.   In the newer homes, this meant, A LOT of 9-volt batteries!   (now that they go in all bedrooms, hallways, etc.) I have bought new ones recently and discovered Kidde has one now that has a long-life battery, and lasts for TEN YEARS.   No chirping at 2 am now!    SO, if any of your smoke alarms are starting to turn a bit yellow, it could be time to change them out anyway.   This could be a good time to get these new ones, and never hear another chirping alarm for YEARS.   
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By Tommy Wyher, I am an freelance writer and professional marketer
(Husky Marketing)
 A furnace is one of the most crucial pieces of equipment in a home. A furnace will keep your home cozy and comfortable during the cold months by producing warm air. The system also works with the AC to keep your house cool during the summer heat. Without it, most homes may turn unlivable.Keeping the furnace in good shape is important and inevitable if you want to enjoy your space during extreme weather like winter or summer. American families spend about 45 percent on energy bills to run a furnace. These statistics reinforce how crucial a furnace is to any household. See below how to look after your furnace to maximize its life and efficiency.Get an Expert on BoardPeriodic checkups and proper furnace maintenance ensure that the equipment serves you longer and more efficiently. You will...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
 WHAT HAPPY HOME BUYERS ARE SAYING ABOUT NINA HOLLANDER'S SERVICE:"You can trust that Nina Hollander brings the highest level of professionalism and care in finding just what you need!" Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty in Charlotte, North Carolina is pleased to share this 5-Star Review from very special clients who also became  very special friends as we navigated the purchase of their home in Ballantyne. There really is nothing better than a note from a client telling you how happy they are with your services, that they appreciate your hard work on their behalf, and that they appreciate your advice and enjoyed working with you.  "With over 40 years of personal and professional moves, we learned just how important the “Right” Realtor is in the process. You can trust that Nina ...
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By Wendi-Mae Davis, CRS, GRI, Broker Associate
(Future Homes & Real Estate)
SENIOR REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST~With a full Concierge of Services...While I just received the SRES Designation recently...I can't help but to laugh-as it isn’t as though any of this is foreign to me-Given that I am also a member of the 50+ club!! :) and a Caretaker for my older family members...though now, I can call myself a Specialist-it was quite an intense class, if I do say myself.We all know-there is quite a bit to consider as we Age... talking to some of my friends about it-I found, some of us prefer to just swipe it all, right under the rug...Myself included…some-times…Which is part of the reason I wanted to take the Course...Now I don't have to-and now I can share my expertise-with YOU!I learned more about all Generations, and “Life Stages”, about 21st Century Retirement, about t...
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By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Get the latest market sales price for you home for freeSee how much your home’s sales price increased this yearEnter your home address here to find out what buyers will pay for it Dear clients and friends,I’m writing to let you know that I can tell you what your home is worth right now if you’re thinking of selling in 2022.You’ll likely get a high price for your home before the Federal Reserve raises interest rates even further. When this happens, prices are likely to stall or fall. We’re already starting to see this now that more buyers are priced out of homes, given that 30-year rates are steadily rising above 7%.Just enter your address and a few more details about your home into the tool below, and we'll reach out and tell you what a buyer may pay for your house today.Enter your home...
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