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By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!
(Fathom Realty Washington LLC)
Gig Harbor & Fox Island Washington Waterfront homes for sale 9/18/2021Click HERE to see active listings (subject to presale) Gig Harbor and Fox Island Washington Waterfront homes Currently Available: as of 8/29/2021One between $100k - $500k Three between $501k - $1 millionFive between $1million - $2 millionSix over $2 million plus In the past 7 days Courtesy of NWMLS Statistics  These homes and/or condos all have saltwater frontage with access to the Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. The frontage may vary from high bank to no bank or somewhere in between. You may obtain an appointment to see or gain further information by contacting Paul Henderson, Buyer’s Broker at Fathom Realty WA LLC… (if no answer please leave me a voicemail)253.318.3493When is the best time to list your waterfront...
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By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!
(Fathom Realty Washington LLC)
The Mason County, Washington Waterfront homes for sale 9/18/2021Paul S. Henderson, Mason County Washington's favorite and trusted waterfront broker and agent  Mason County Washington Waterfront Homes for saleClick HereAll Homes subject to presale In the past 7 days this is the market in Mason County      Courtesy of NWMLS Statistics For further information about Mason County Waterfront Homes and a free up-to-date home listings (whether saltwater or freshwater) that are in your price range; please contact Paul Henderson, Residential Broker, Fathom Realty, South Puget Sound, Washington… These  saltwater frontage homes and/or condos all have access to the Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. We also have freshwater cabins if that is your cup of tea. The frontage may vary from high bank to no...
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By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!
(Fathom Realty Washington LLC)
Kitsap County Washington Waterfront homes for sale 9/18/2021Paul Henderson Realtor Kitsap County Waterfront Specialist with 22 years experienceClick HERE to see active listings (subject to presale)Kitsap County Washington Waterfront homes Currently Available: as of 9/18/2021One between $100k - $500k Eleven between $501k - $1 millionFour between $1million - $2 millionZero over $2 million plus In the past 7 days…Courtesy of NWMLS Statistics and dataThese homes and/or condos all have saltwater frontage with access to the Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. The frontage may vary from high bank to no bank or somewhere in between. You may obtain an appointment to see or gain further information by contacting Paul Henderson, Buyer’s Broker at Fathom Realty WA LLC… 253.318.3493(if no answer plea...
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By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
What happens to the house with the loss of a spouse? Here are a few different situations. -An older man lost his wife a few weeks earlier. He would not go back into his property and wanted it on the market now!  He did not feel the house was his home without her. Asking more questions, he told me he was staying in a rental and could not sleep in the house.  We did sell it to a young couple, blissfully in love, and that is what the seller wanted, someone in love to love his place.  Hearing who was buying, he sweetened the deal to afford the house comfortably. - For others, when losing a partner, they don’t want to leave the house. They want to stay in familiar/comfortable surroundings. Some suggest waiting at least a year to make a move. Sometimes the luxury of remaining is not possible....
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
On August 9, 2021, reported that in Rosemead, California median list price was $1,050,000 in August of 2021 gained from $985,000 in July of 2021, and jumped 15.0% from $889,000 in August of 2020. While, median sales price for a home and a condo was $1,000,000 in August of 2021, rose 11.0% from August of 2020 in Rosemead, California.Houses stayed 50.00 days in the market in August of 2021 unchanged from 50.00 days in July of 2021, but lower from 54.00 days in August of 2020 in Rosemead, California.The median listing price per square foot of a home and a condo was $651.00 in August of 2021 declined from $669.00 in July of 2021, but increased 16.0% from $544.00 in August of 2010 in Rosemead, California.For complete more detailed information about’s latest homes and ...
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By E. Steve Banis, Jr.,
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Lisa Delzompo 951-704-4559, Experienced, Trusted, & On Your Mission: Home
(Sand to Sea Properties, Inc.)
Palos Verdes News UPDATE Toll Brothers Rolling Hills Country Club | Chadmar Sold Out & Alternatives Palos Verdes News UPDATE Toll Brothers Rolling Hills Country Club | Chadmar Sold Out & Alternatives It's true... the new home developments for Toll Brothers and also Chadmar are sold out! If you're interested in buying there, that means you have two options: 1) wait for a new buyer to want to sell some day, or 2) be ready if one of the buyers backs out of their purchase and one of the homes still being built goes back on the market ("falls out of escrow"). If you want to be on my list to notify of homes coming on the market for the RHCC, please send me an email or text. Meanwhile, you might want to take a look my prior video about RHCC and buying a new home from a builder. Thank you, Lisa...
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By Howard Richardson, IRS and State Tax Representation
(Richardson Accounting and Tax)
United States Tax Court Donna M. Sutherland (Petitioner) v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue (Respondent)T.C. Memo. 2021-110 Filed September 16, 2021 In a recent case US Tax Court case, a petition by a wife for relief from joint and several liability regarding a federal income tax liability was denied.  The wife worked on and off for her husband's business over a span of many years although she was not a formal employee. She handled various responsibilities including bookkeeping. In addition, she often took care of the employment taxes related to the business' workers.  The IRS selected the couple's Married Filing Jointly (MFJ) federal income tax returns for 2003 and 2004 for audit. The husband had withheld employment taxes from employee paychecks but did not remit them to the IRS. Addi...
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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)
 Tallyn’s Reach - Aurora CO  is located in Southeast Aurora near E-470 and Smoky Hill Road.   You will find homes in Tallyn’s Reach ranging from 1,587 square feet to 5,856 finished square feet and ranging in price from $425,000 to custom homes listed over a million.  The 2000 Parade of Homes was featured in Tallyn's Reach and can find an area of this community with custom and semi-custom homes.  The zip code for Tallyn's Reach is 80016.   Several builders have homes in Tallyn’s Reach such as Richmond, Cardel, Capital Pacific, New Town Builders (with solar), Meritage, Beazer, Jayman, Toll Brothers, Brookfield, Century Communities, along with custom builders.  There should now be a total of 1,800 homes in this neighborhood. Here is what SOLD in August 2021 11 properties sold ranging from ...
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By Anthony Fontana, Tax
(EA Tax Resolutions)
If your employer offers the Dependent Care FSA and you are paying for daycare, take advantage! Check out this video to learn why, and how this works.   Anthony Fontana CPA 800-245-0596   #FSA #DependentCare #Tax
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Just Listed:   2806 N Paradise Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 another vacant lot!!! 2806 N Paradise Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 $125,000.00 MLS#:21784344 Endre Barath JrMobile:310-486-1002 Office Phone:310-777-7800 Email Address: Lic#: 01238708 Office Name:     Property Information If you can not live in Paradise, how about living on Paradise Dr.??Stunning Panoramic Views, this is truly a fantastic opportunity to buy a view lot in the El Serano Hills and build your dream home. Alternatively a great for a developer as well. The land is conveniently close to city parks nearby, including Ascot Hills Park, Guardia Park, and El Sereno Arroyo Playground to name a few. Many locals know of the numerous great Restaurants that are conveniently near by as well. Sell may consid...
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By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man, The Pumpkin Man
  We hear of millions of people experiencing depression, suicide levels are off the charts, today having lunch with a friend of over twenty-five years, he said his son in law who is a teacher was locked down this week in a classroom for over an hour with his students, someone threatening with a gun. Another school had a bomb threat and students were bussed to another school, all of this in one city near Phoenix.   In addition to some prayer, focus on God, why not begin in the middle of the week, at least no later than Friday to plan out your next week. IMAGINE! What you can accomplish this by just taking two minutes, seven minutes, one minute, throughout Thursday, Friday, Saturday to layout the almost perfect week for yourself in the upcoming week.  Block out time to read, time to just ...
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By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Houwzer Inc)
National Jelly Roll DayFor most people, a Jelly Roll is a thin layer of cake with jelly and cream filling rolled up into a sweet treat!!  However, I'm a quilter and for those quilters in the world, a Jelly Roll could very well be a sweet treat of another sort.  For us, a jelly roll is a roll of fabric that is comprised of 40-42 2.5" strips by the width of fabric (40-44") rolled into a Jelly Roll.  Many fabric manufacturers will take 2 or 3 pieces of each fabric in a line and make a Jelly Roll out of them.  Designers have been designing quilts and accessory patterns exclusively to be used for Jelly Rolls and companies like Missouri Star Quilt Company or Jordan Fabrics have many online tutorials on how to use them too.  I was at my local quilt shop, Bear's Paw Fabrics, this morning and th...
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Montgomery College to require employees, students to be vaccinatedMontgomery College will require its employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an announcement from the school on Thursday.All employees must submit proof of being fully vaccinated by Nov. 8. Students must submit proof by Jan. 7, prior to the beginning of the spring semester.The vaccination requirement for students will apply to high school students who take dual enrollment courses at the college.Both staff members and students can apply for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement. If approved, those people would be required to be tested each week.Montgomery College employs more than 3,000 people and there are about 22,000 students.Read more at the following link: Bethes...
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By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
Argh matey, did ya know September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day?  Put on yer eye patch and throw up the Jolly Roger flag to partake in some silliness on September 19th.Who doesn't enjoy the fun of role playing while tossing around words like avast, lubber and scalawag? Thanks for reading "Avast Ye! Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19".
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By Joanne Gillet, Experience is not expensive. It's Priceless!
(Edge Of The Beach Realty)
End of Summer Market Stats What an amazing summer it has been! We hope you've enjoyed time outdoors in our beautiful natural landscapes with family and friends.Real estate has stayed incredibly busy, and although, just like tourism in our area, it has quieted down a little, it by no means has stopped. Everything is still selling for Top Dollar fast! If you are thinking of selling your primary residence or vacation home, reach out to one of our personalized professional team members today.No hassles. No obligations. Just answers to your real estate questions.Experience is not expensive. It is Priceless! 
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By Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227
(Sandpoint Realty LLC)
'Friday Flag' this week is seen at the beginning of First Avenue as you enter Sandpoint Idaho from the Long Bridge.  Having started my North Idaho Real Estate career with this Sandpoint Office I consider them friends more than competitors and always look forward to any deals we do together. Thank you Randy and Darla, owners of Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, for proudly flying our USA Flag.   'Experience the Difference' in working with a full time professional REALTOR®.  Your wants and needs will always be my priorities.   Mark Don McInnesBroker - REALTOR®208 - North Idaho Home & Land Searches Sandpoint Realty LLC1205 Highway 2Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
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By Mike Cooper, Broker VA,WV, MD, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
There are a lot of reasons to keep client relationships aliveI'm a firm believer in keeping and developing relationships with current and past clients. Obviously past clients can be a great resource for new clients. If you've been in the business for a while, you've probably had the pleasure of a referral from a previous client. It makes you feel great knowing your past clients enjoyed their experience enough to tell others. I generally enjoy my past clients and I do like to catch up with them periodically, but there are more reasons to stay in touch. This past week my wife and I were at dinner when a friend of hers sent her a note saying that the her husband lost his job. She was just asking for prayer and really just looking for a little encouragement. I asked what does he do? My wife...
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By Monica Roselli, 18+ Years of Experience
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
19243 SW 60th Ct, Pembroke PInes, FL Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Click Here to Get Directions $7500004bed - 3bath - 8645 sqft lotStunning & remodeled Contemporary style home with lake and pool. More than 200K in upgrades! Open floor plan, expansive social areas, marble flooring thru-out (except on master bedroom). Exquisite Italian kitchen, Quartz countertop & top of the line stainless steel appliances (gas stove). Recessed lights thru-out, upgraded bathrooms, elegant chandeliers & window treatments, California closets, vaulted ceilings, neutral colors, large laundry room with top of the line washer & dryer and utility sink, gas water heater. Private large covered & screened patio with amazing lake view, perfect for entertaining! Pool salt system, professional lush landscaping, Te...
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By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
The real estate industry is growing rapidly and so are the companies related to this business. Real estate professionals tend to establish real estate companies, and they try their best to achieve success.Today, we are going to speak about the things you need to have while running a real estate company and how you can establish a successful real estate business in this competitive market.Let’s dive in. What Running a Real Estate Company RequiresBusiness PlanStarting a business and a company requires a lot of knowledge. As a real estate agent, you should know how to plan your business in order to gain success. Business plans play a huge role in the real estate industry. Are you interested in the top steps to write a good one? Or maybe you want to know what a business plan template for re...
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