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By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
These signs are all along the path of the Camino De Santiago de Compostela, they tell you how far you have to go once you real Galicia, before that the signs can be a little hit and miss, but they provide valuable feedback as to whether you are on the right path and going in the right direction. This one is actually at Finisterra on the coast and is the very end of what is known as the Camino de Finisterra which runs from Santiago de Compostella, I walked this extra distance and found this to be the most emotional moment for me.How does this relate to real estate and gratefulness. This past week, I had two buyers I am currently working with me send me feedback which I found extremely helpful and encouraging. Firstly, we can all think we are good listeners, but we need someone to actuall...
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By Nick Marr, Promoting real estate internationally
(HOMESGOFAST)
When it comes to thinking about gifting your family a piece of property, it is important to ask the right questions first. This article will address the queries that can help you decide whether or not gifting real estate is a good idea.What are the benefits of gifting real estate to a family?There are many benefits of gifting real estate to your family. One benefit is that it can help you to avoid probate. Probate is the legal process required to transfer property ownership from one person to another. If you gift your property to your family, they can avoid this costly and time-consuming process. Another benefit of gifting real estate to your family is that it can help you to protect your assets. If you were to sell your property, the proceeds would be subject to capital gains tax. Howe...
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By Bill Salvatore - East Valley, Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net
(Arizona Elite Properties )
Debe's November challenge is spot on.  As well is Joans Blog on the Venders we need to do this profession.  Worthy of our Daily Re-Blog. Bill  Debe Maxwell has challenged us again this year to post all month reasons we are grateful.   The list is L O N G, so will share my next reason to be grateful.   We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with! From the moment a buyer wants to start a search for a property, I have three (ok, more than that) lenders that can get a pre-approval done any day of the week, including weekends when we most likely will need it!    They are wonderful with my first-time buyers and all walk the buyers through what will be needed and the process. If the client needs to sell a home, and work is needed, I have many vendors that are tried and true be...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationIn South San Francisco, Parkway is a charming community that is a part of the larger Sign Hill area. James Arnott and Sons developed the subdivision in the 1930s in response to a housing shortage in South City. They were inspired by the Parkway Terrace development in San Francisco, which was built ten years before Parkway. The growth of Parkway's residential area began in the 1940s and continued throughout the 1950s. Even so, it still has a nearly Victorian appearance. The hilly areas that Parkway Real Estate offers are all conveniently close to services and attractions. Spend some time in a village that combines modern comforts with exquisite classic architecture. We'll assist you in purchasing any property, from starter homes to luxury homes in Parkway Estates,...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationThe city of Buri-Buri in California's San Mateo County is a historic gem. South San Francisco, Millbrae, San Bruno, and some parts of Burlingame were all included in the early Spanish land grant rancho that gave rise to the neighborhood's current name. Buri Buri, like many other post-war neighborhoods, grew rapidly as a new residential community. About 1,200 postwar homes were built between 1947 and 1957. Those who appreciate the charm of midcentury suburban life will recognize Buri Buri as a desirable location. The homes are close to numerous amenities and leisure areas and have a unique charm. If you're interested in Buri Buri Park in South San Francisco, don't delay to contact our team so that we can locate the most competitive pricing options for you.Families...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationWhen visiting the city of San Mateo in California, be sure to stop by the historic district known as Brentwood. It was built in the late 1940s on 132 acres that were once a part of a pioneer's Ranch on the Peninsula, making it one of the oldest post-war suburban neighborhoods in South San Francisco. The single-family homes in Brentwood are among the best in the country. It's a low-cost option for those who enjoy staying in this area. What's more, it's conveniently located near numerous South San Francisco shopping areas, as well as Downtown and its many attractions. South San Francisco, where many Brentwood homes can be found, is a vibrant neighborhood with plenty to offer its residents. Please contact us today, and we will arrange a private tour of available pro...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationIn the California county of San Bernardino, you'll find the charming park community of Avalon Park. It's a classic postwar suburb from the '50s. The neighborhood features winding roads lined with single- and two-story homes; these homes were built to address the housing needs of a town that is expanding at a rapid rate. When you move to Avalon Park, you'll be able to enjoy a quiet, stress-free lifestyle. To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, come to this quiet neighborhood with its cul-de-sacs, small lawns, and garages. Real estate in South San Francisco's Avalon Park is a wise investment for anyone settling there. Call us today if you or anyone you know is curious about seeing the area, and we'll be happy to give you a tour.The name alone suggests ...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Here are ALL Scottsdale Single Family Homes For Sale on the Arizona MLS UPDATED DAILY on November 6, 2022. 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 with your questions. Scottsdale Arizona Homes For Sale on MLS and ALWAYS UP TO DATEFor FULL PAGE view and filter into price order Scottsdale Single Family Homes For Sale and feel free to "filter" or create your own personalized free Arizona MLS SEARCH PORTAL provided by me, your Buyer's Realtor.Other Categories of Scottsdale Homes for Sale Today on the MLS from YOUR Scottsdale Neighborhood Buyer's Realtor- UPDATED DAILY Scottsdale Single Family Detached Homes "For Sale" Scottsdale Homes...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Short sales can become very complicated transactions. If you’re new to the real estate selling market, it can be challenging for you to proceed. In these cases, the best decision would be to seek professional help. However, remember that you should always be careful when choosing a short sale agent.Since short sales are complex, many mistakes can be made. These are often made by inexperienced agents who have minimal training in the short sale process. You never want to be in a position where your agent can’t give you proper advice or is confused about the policies to follow.  There are nine key mistakes to avoid in the short sale process. While that might seem like a small amount, these mistakes can mess up integral steps in the process. Your short sale might end up not being a straight...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Charlotte is a great place to buy a home! But before you start looking at homes for sale in Charlotte, NC, you should first consider the advantages and disadvantages.The cost of living and the job market are the top reasons why many buy homes in Charlotte, NC. Aside from traffic, there are not many cons of living here.Aside from these, there are other reasons why more people are considering moving to Charlotte. Read on as we also tackle the few drawbacks you might also encounter. Here are 21 pros and cons to consider when buying homes for sale in Charlotte, NC: What Are the Pros of Buying a Home in Charlotte, NC? If you’re buying a house in Charlotte, NC, you’ll be pleased to learn that there are numerous advantages to living in this bustling city. Continue reading to discover what make...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Charlotte has an expanding economy, with a competitive job market in banking and technology. A large population wants to live in this city. Yet, with the high demand for housing, is Charlotte in a housing bubble?Charlotte is in a housing bubble which means home prices continue to increase. Real estate is a product you can't quickly replenish. This results in less supply as demand for housing increases, putting an area in a housing bubble.But, how does this affect homeowners and homebuyers?If you own a home in Charlotte, observe the trends in prices. You will see a significant increase in the value of the houses in the neighborhood, including yours. On the other hand, if you're considering buying a home in Charlotte, should you wait until the prices drop? You might lose your chance. Buy ...
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By Susan Isaacs "The Momagent", Compass
(1313 14th St NW DC 20005)
Well you're not alone! 😆 There’s more than a little confusion surrounding the national real estate market right now, and here in DC things aren’t much different. Sellers wonder how they went from pre-market bidding wars to double digit days on market, buyers are shell-shocked by rapid-fire rate hikes, investors are holding back, hoping for more price improvement, and real estate agents? Just trying to hold it all together while we help clients navigate a transitioning market.Here's our take this first week of November 2022.  Read the full post at realestateinthedistrict.com
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By Tony Lewis, Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo
(Summit Real Estate Group)
Dear Family, Friends & Clients, Home Prices have risen approximately 40% over the past three years.  Prices have declined about 10% since the first of the year.  Rising interest rates, out of control inflation and the Russian invasion of Ukraine are key factors causing the decline in prices.  The big question is "where do we go from here?"  The chance of a recession or soft landing remains a mystery. A great reason for optimism is that lenders learned from past mistakes and utilized wise lending practices ever since the market crash of 2008.  Homeowners, even if behind on their mortgage, mostly have substantial equity.  If you have experienced a loss of income or have fallen behind on your mortgage payment it is wise to avoid a foreclosure by being proactive in getting your house sold. ...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Give thanks and Do Not Be SHOCKED that Arizona is a non conformist (and smart) state that does not move our clocks...ever! Yes, GIVE THANKS that NO, we do not participate in DAYLIGHT ELIMINATION TIME as much of the other 48 adjacent States are doing today. (Photo: Robin Higgins, Pixabay)Why? Well besides making sense, we like our SUN and the daylight lasting longer in the day.Nice! Scottsdale Arizona at dusk...hey in rest of US it would be pitch black (Photo: Courtesy Scott Amonson)If you want to move to a state that has SUN more of the time than the rest of the US move to Arizona. I can help you with that and find you the right home at the right price. Call/Text me Jeff Masich  REALTOR® at 480-242-6500 with any questions.Phoenix and Scottsdale LivingInformation from Jeff Masich REALTOR...
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By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
                                                        Sam Shueh                                                       BRG Realty                                                 San Jose, CA  95037                                        (408) 425-1601    Sshueh at Gmail.comWith mortgage interest rate reaching seven percent the market is remarkably resilient and still active.  Strong employment and technology center support the local housing better than other parts of the United States.  Reason is there are also fewer properties on the market with essentially same number of sales.  We did notice very low end properties take longer to unload. Feel free to contact me for any questions.Sam SFBA Housing Data     Avg List Price 30 Day Trend Avg Sold Price 30 Day Trend Avg DOM: active/sold 30...
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By Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
To volunteer -  a willingness to take on a service or project.  At least that's what the definition means on Google.   I can tell you it's a heck of a lot more.    Oftentimes, volunteers spend their own time and resources to put projects together.  These projects  benefit the greater population in a variety of ways.   Whether they are educational, promotional, or awareness based, projects benefit the volunteer as well as society.   It's so exciting to see appreciation expressed during these projects.  And the camaraderie between volunteers, well that's a  whole 'nother topic!  Meeting and getting to know volunteers who are passionate about project, raises endorphins like nothing else I know!   I've had the privilege to meet some amazing people with such a passion that it's contagious!  ...
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By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21 American Properties
(Century 21)
Ever consider getting a real estate license?Come have coffee with the manager of a local Century 21 regional branch. Our regional office serves both Suffolk and Norfolk County.Come by this Saturday morning for an hour and ask the broker anything you want to know about the industry.This will be a low key opportunity to find out what the day to day looks like as a real estate agent and what a career may look like potentially for you.Time: 10:00 AMWhere: Century 21 American Properties @ 246 Main Street in Walpole, MA 02081Please reply if you are coming so we can plan. We will serve bagels and beverages.Can't make it? Get started with a one:one at www.LookinforGoodPeople.comMichael MahoneyManager | Century 21 American Propertieswww.RealtorMikeMahoney.com617-615-9435
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
SOLD & CLOSED: 329 STATE STREET IN ROCK HILL, SC4 BEDROOM/2.5 BATH 1920 REHABBED HOME Listed by Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty,  329 State Street, a special home built in 1920, in walking distance to Old Town Rock Hill, combining character and vintage charm with modern-day conveniences complementing the historical style of the home in now SOLD & CLOSED. Sale price was: $320,000.  The new homeowners now own a piece of history in walking distance to shops, restaurants, farmers market, community festivals, art galleries, Fountain Park in historic, Old Town Rock Hill. This was a unique opportunity to be part of Rock Hill's past and future. 329 State Street, a 4-bedroom, 2-½  bathroom home with 2,320 square feet, underwent a major restoration in 2019/2020. The remodel retained ma...
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By Westchester Modular Homes Inc, Serving NY, NJ, PA, CT, NH, RI, MA, VT & ME
(Westchester Modular Homes Inc)
See https://www.wmh-modular-construction-seminar.com/ to RSVP Today!FREE Modular Construction Seminar - December 9th 2022 - Westchester Modular Homes Inc - for interested builders, general contractors, developers, remodelers, architects & real estate investors throughout NY, NJ, PA, CT, NH, RI, MA, VT & ME Sessions Agenda & Features:- introduction to our custom modular building system, our quality controls and warranties- experience the modular manufactoring process live from start to end in the factory- hands-on demonstration of Chief Architect software used to help you and your customers   custom design new homes and view them in 3-D virtual reality before you even start building- bring your custom home plans for a free evaluation and price quote- learn how we can help you solve labor...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Here are luxury $1 million + homes for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona MLS listings UPDATED DAILY on the day you read this but written but written in November 2022. Scottsdale is one of the best places to live in the US! As your Buyer's Realtor I can show you any of these homes on the MLS and watch out for YOUR best interests.$1+ Million Homes For Sale in Scottsdale Arizona on the MLS ALWAYS UP TO DATEFor a FULL PAGE view list of $1 million + homes for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona ALWAYS UP TO DATE and create your own FREE MLS SEARCH PORTAL in Arizona with hundreds of search criteria. Have a Million Dollars? Scottsdale Arizona with many "Lap of Luxury" custom homes selling in excess of $1 million is consistently selected as one of the best cities to live in America by outside rating services...
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