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By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Residents can state their concerns over the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent changes to flight paths at John Wayne Airport on the city’s website. The information will be relayed to the federal agency. A presentation by city staff on the issue is available to the public. To write to the ci...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
Comments 4
Here are the Real Estate statistics for the month of September, 2017.  These stats are in comparison to the  September, 2016 market. Volume of sales has decreased by 40.06% from September, 2016 Average sale prices has increased by 4.77% Average days on market has increased by 35.29% from 17 days ...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Celebrate 61 years of Buena Park this weekend at the city’s annual Silverado Days.The event will have food and game booths, arts and crafts, and carnival rides. Highlights include a classic car show, amateur arm wrestling, a chili cookoff and more. Park hours are 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Agent Cooper’s story: Agent Cooper was thought to be feral. He was trapped, neutered (that’s why his ears are clipped; it tells people who find feral cats that they have been altered) and treated for parasites. Turns out Agent Cooper isn’t feral at all; he is sweet and calm and was fending for hi...

By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate, Regulators to dig deeper into luxury property deals Federal regulators (FinCEN) searching for money laundering schemes in South Fla. and a few of other U.S. cities say they've added wire-transfers to the list of all-cash purchases that they'll be monitoring. Read...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You find your dream home. You write your best offer. The offer gets accepted. What is next? Oh yes, the Home Inspection. It is on a home I have listed here in the Manchester NH area. The buyer and their agent chose an inspector from "Googling" home inspections.    It is inspection day. I am ther...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
Think it's all glamorous being a Realtor in Destin Florida? It's Monday!  Today some of my tasks were: Calling clients to confirm commercial listing appointment in DeFuniak Springs, Florida and to confirm receipt of market analysis sent by email. Calling Walton County Public Works to get status o...

By Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR, Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate
(AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group)
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Market Report: Here’s What’s Happening in Phoenix Scottsdale Area, AZ as of end of September 2017 Market status: HOTThe dollar value of homes sold is about even from last month, up 5% from last year.Sales are down 9% from last month, even with last year.The average home price is about $295,000, e...

By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
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East Costa Mesa CA has 4 new single family homes being completed by the builder Bayport Homes, which are available for buyers at Esther Street and Walnut Place (the Walnut Horseshoe area).411 Esther Street – residence 1A floor plan at the development and has 4 bedrooms (plus a California room) an...

By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Comments 0
 Taft Woods EastNew homes on large wooded lots,  Clayton, NC, there are some beautiful lots available in the new neighborhood called Taft Woods East which is just off Hwy 42 East 5 minutes from the new Harris Teeter.  The homes available in Taft Woods East range in price from $325,000 to $455,000...

By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Comments 4
What States Have The Most People Moving To North Carolina?I find this topic very interesting, just where are the people moving to North Carolina coming from? We hear all the time about how great the state of North Carolina is and it’s on, or close to every top ten list in the past five years. Nor...

By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
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Community Garden in Downtown Clayton.I have wondered what this garden area was all about having watched it transform a couple of vacant lots on Main Street in Clayton. So I went over to check it out when I was in Clayton for the Harvest Festival.It is called the Mosaic Community Garden and it is ...

By Louis Cardillo, Mahopac NY Real Estate
(Keller Williams - Putnam, Westchester Real Estate)
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CONSERVE YOUR ENERGY---CONSERVE YOUR MONEY Will this take a long time? Is this expensive? Is this an unrealistic goal? The answer is NO Follow these 15 simple steps and start saving money while protecting the planet! (What could be better?) Here we go!  Lower the thermostat when you aren’t home. ...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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Home Show in San Jose CaMarch 11, 12, 13, 2011San Jose McEnery Convention Center150 West San Carlos StreetSan Jose, CA 95113Friday, March 11, 2011 from 11am-9pmSaturday, March 12, 2011 from 10am-8pmSunday, March 13, 2011 from 10am-6pmThe San Jose Home Show showcases the finest products and servic...

By Louis Cardillo, Mahopac NY Real Estate
(Keller Williams - Putnam, Westchester Real Estate)
Comments 1
Thinking about moving from your quaint apartment, up to a home in the suburbs? Here is a concise list of reasons why it is a great idea to ditch your small (expensive) city apartment, and come up to find the home of your dreams! SPACE: You will usually find more square footage for your money in t...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
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               width="0%"> Your MLS Search Starts here   My son Spencer has got to be the most hell bent for leather ice fishing aficionado you have ever met. He has everything you can think of. Including Sterno and food for the trays to be heated, heaters, and well... you get the picture.. Once ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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We are proud to announce that the home at 8 Holly Ave, Goffstown NH 03045 has SOLD and CLOSED above asking price. Under contract in only 5 days was this completely redone home, brand new kitchen and bathroom, newly refinished hardwood floors, newer roof, windows and siding. A MUST SEE. Exclusivel...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 0
If you're searching Cincinnati new construction patio homes for sale it might be easy to miss a small community in South Lebanon with a mix of new construction patio homes and attached ranch condos.Monarch Homes is a smaller builder, but that can be a perk for you!  Ask a larger patio home builde...

By Elaine Stewart, RE/MAX Consultants Palm Desert
(Palm Desert #1 Agent 2016 to 2010)
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Welcome to Desert Horizons Country Club! The exclusive, gated golf and country club community of Desert Horizons Country Club is located on Highway 111, between Eldorado Drive and Cook, in the heart of Indian Wells, CA.The private, member-owned Country Club features an array of resort-style ameni...

By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group)
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This is a weekly feature I will do every Saturday for those wanting info on open homes in the Napa Valley. If I can help you find the perfect property here in the Napa Valley, please contact me. For those wanting a map and more details, here is the link to the Napa Valley Register’s open house pa...