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By Dale Dresel, Professional Realtor Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear AZ)
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 *RETIREMENT HOMES IN ARIZONA*  Greenbelt Lot Home for Sale in Active Adult Gated Province42884 W KINGFISHER DriveMaricopa, Arizona$219,900  Beds: 2 Bath: 2 Type: Single Family - Detached Sq Ft: 1583 Built: 2013 MLS: 5349641         Greenbelt Lot Home for Sale in Active Adult Gated Province BEAUTIFUL 2 bed (plus den!) / 2 bath single story home on a GORGEOUS GREENBELT LOT in the active adult community of Province! This immaculately maintained home will stand out above the rest. Bright & open floor plan letting in lots of natural light w/ upgraded lighting & pristine flooring throughout. Fabulous kitchen w/ plenty of cabinet space, granite countertops, pantry & island w/ bar seating. Spacious master bedroom w/ great bay window offers a master bath w/ double sinks, private toilet & large ...
By Dale Dresel, Professional Realtor Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear AZ)
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*RETIREMENT HOMES IN ARIZONA*      Arizona Waterfront Retirement Home for Sale in Maricopa   $265,000    42652 W CONSTELLATION DR 2 Beds/2 Baths1806 SqFt of living spaceMLS# 5196145     Voted ''BEST HOME ON TOUR!'' Located in the heart of the Active Adult Community of Province.  Amazing views. Community has 50+ acres of stocked lakes & miles of trails.  Duke Golf Course is minutes away. A Must-see Home!  Don't miss out on this!         Province is a 24 Hour Guard-Gated Community  with Activity Center, Pools, Tennis, Fitness Center - all included in HOA. Community Amenities: Adult Community - 5 Miles of walking trails - Beautiful Work-out Facilities - Lifestyle. PROVINCE is one great community!  And is worth taking a tour.   Enjoy watching Province Virtual Tour of amenities below:       ...
By Sherry A. Reed, REALTOR
(Century 21 Property Professionals)
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First-Time Home Buyers…Knowledge Is Power!It is overwhelming, frustrating, and confusing when you don’t know the steps to buying a home. In fact many people get discouraged and give up. Doing the proper steps and working with a professional who educates you through the process makes buying a home easier.Pre- Approval This tells you how much you can afford to spend on a home. Make a list Features you must have and features you can live without. (Such as a dishwasher, bathroom, garage, tile floors, and so on.) Know what style of home you want New Construction Older Home Ranch 2 Story Time is of the essence Home on the market today…Gone tomorrow. (There are other buyers out there looking for a home also. Sleeping on it isn't always the best decision.)   Listed above are just a few steps to...
By Sherry A. Reed, REALTOR
(Century 21 Property Professionals)
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AllYouNeedIsReed.Com is launching this month! I have designed this website for consumers to access my listings as well as our currant MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Also there will be tips for buyers and sellers that will help them prepare for purchasing and selling their home.  You find AllYouNeedIsReed.Com website to be informative and a useful tool to use for your Real Estate needs.   Investment property, Lots for New Construction, Residential, and Commercial...We've got it! Contact me TODAY!
By Realty Dot Com (Realty.com)
(Realty.com)
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City in Focus: Des Moines, Iowa Posted May 25, 2010 by Matthew Denton Business and career options are plenty You know you’re living in a city with brighter prospects than anywhere else if a credible publication puts your area in the top spot for its annual Best Places for Business and Careers list. That’s just what happened to Des Moines, Iowa which jumped from seventh position a year ago in Forbes Magazine’s 12th consecutive tally. Middle America has gained ground after once top spots for commerce flunked out in the midst of the recession. According to the report , “The top of this year’s list is filled with cities in so-called flyover states, areas with reasonable business costs, strong economic outlooks and a solid quality of life.” Iowa’s capitol city is definitely a strong contende...
By Peter Olsen, Rent To Own Homes, LLC
(Rent To Own Homes, LLC)
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Rent To Own! 50% rent credit! Newly Remodeled 3 br / 2 ba, 2 car garage home in West Des Moines!  There is new paint, new carpet, new appliances including washer and dryer!  There is a finished basement with a fireplace.  There is a big size backyard with a large deck!  This is the best location in all of West Des Moines!  Rent is $1295/mo and first months rent and money down required to move in.  Please contact us at 406-250-9553 with any questions!  Until next time.... Pete Olsen Rent To Own Homes, LLC www.50statesrent2own.com www.activerain.com/blogs/peteolsen01  
By Kate Pokroshinskaya
(Royal)
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Here is a short list of some of the more significant updates and features: New roof (total tear off) on both house and garage with 30 year shingles; New gutters on both house and garage; New energy star rated double hung windows; New high efficiency furnace with all new duct work; New high efficiency 14 SEER central air unit; New copper water lines; Updated electrical; New kitchen with all new Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets, countertops, sink, fixtures and more; New bath with refinished original pedestal tub, pedestal sink, toilet, ceramic tile, fixtures and more; New lighting fixtures throughout including recessed lighting in living room; New 168 sqft deck ready for the summer; Refinished hardwood floors throughout. To directly access this property, use this short...
By Robert Shumake
(Inheritance Capital Group, LLC)
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REITs offer the opportunity to enjoy profits derived from residential real estate and commercial real without risk associated with ownership of property   Des Moines, IA - As we observe all the shifts in the investing markets, we hesitate to put money into any of them right now.  We wonder how to determine a safe investment.   Earl E. Bird, III, spokes person for the ReitBuyer.com said "Perhaps it's time to look at some of the other investing options out there like real estate. I am not talking about purchasing and managing properties.  I'm talking about a different  type of real estate investing; Real estate investment trusts or REITs are funds where you purchase shares of the investment and a real estate management group of real estate development group uses that money to purchase, bu...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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In previous posts I've been going over some of the main points concerning home buying. Financing is in place and you've chosen a Realtor to work with, it's time to seriously start looking for a home. The hardest part here will be deciding what is truly important in your dream home. This can be especially difficult if you are purchasing with someone else, such as a significant other or spouse. I recommend that each person makes a wish list, this way you'll see on paper what you agree and disagree on, and you can begin to find a place to comprise as needed. Write your requirements at the top of the list, these are the things that you will have no give on. Next, write down your preferences, these are the things that you would like to have, but are not absolutely required. Once you have som...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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Alright, I'm getting a little off track here, but this still fits in with my First Time Home Buyer theme I've got going. In case you had not heard, there has been a first time home buyer tax credit available for home purchases by July 1st of 2009, for a credit of up to $7,500(10% of the purchase price) that would be repayed by the borrower for the next 15 years. Basically it was an interest free loan. As of Friday the House and the Senate passed the stimulus package, and I gotta say, I wish I were a first time home buyer now.Straight from National Association of Realtors here is a graph that illustrates the changes: FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDITAs Modified in the American Recovery and Reinvestment ActMajor Modifications BoldedFebruary 2009   FEATURE CREDIT AS CREATED JULY 2008 APPLIES...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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At this step, the funding is in place and we know how much you can afford. This is a great time to find a Realtor, if you haven't already. It's important to choose a Realtor that you get along with well since you're going to be spending quite a bit of time with them. They also need to be knowledgeable, and be willing to spend the time with you that you deserve.A great place to start looking for a Realtor is with your own family and friends. They will be able to tell you their first hand experiences with specific Realtors. I'm not saying that just because one person liked a certain Realtor means you will, a lot of that depends on individual personality, but at least it gives you a name in the industry to start with.If you'd like to meet Realtors in person but don't really want to go thro...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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Alright, you've decided that it's time to buy a home, what is the first thing you should do?Go find the perfect house?Start shopping for furniture?No! You absolutely need to get your funding in order immediately. I'd love to show you homes right away, it's one of my favorite parts of this job. I don't want you to find the perfect house only to discover that you aren't qualified to buy it. So, first things first, figure out how you're going to afford a house. If you're like a majority of the population, this means you have to go shopping for a lender. Every lender is different, they offer different services, different fees, different interest rates or they may have different qualifications needed for approval. Don't be afraid to shop around, you need to make sure that you're getting the ...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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For first time home buyers the process of buying a home can be overwhelming...especially if you don't have the right Realtor. When I bought my first house, I had no idea of the process. I did not know what Earnest Money was, or anything that was involved in the month that it took to close on my new property. I do my best to make sure that I put myself in the buyers shoes with every new client, this keeps me grounded and reminds me that the lingo I use daily may be foreign to some people.So, this week, I thought I'd go over a few things first time home buyers need to know. Today, I thought I'd start with some basic terms you might hear when discussing the buying process.Trust Account: An account held by Seller's Broker that is just for holding clients or any other persons funds until a t...
By Chelsea Stevens
(Chelsea Stevens Marketing)
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Well, it's cold and it's snowy. What new, right? Sounds like the perfect time to take a break and shake off that cabin fever. My personal pick for the week is swimming. That's right, swimming. Fun City has a special rate on Thursdays right now, just a dollar will get you in the water park for the day. So grab your hat, mittens, coat, and swimsuit and head on over.   This blog is also available at www.chelseastevens.com
By Jon Smith
(Iowa Realty)
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A power outage is inconvenient, whether it lasts a second or an hour. Because you never know when a power outage will strike, you can minimize the problems and safety hazards of a power outage by following these simple suggestions to protect your family and home. Be Prepared Don’t wait for a power outage to buy emergency supplies, be prepared and have everything you need on hand. If your power goes out, it’s likely you could find the store shelves raided and empty during a power outage. It is a good idea to purchase emergency home kits and store them in a general area in your home so you won’t be searching for needed supplies in the dark in an emergency. While most power outages are short-lived, but some may last days. Here are some things to consider for a long-term outage. Stock up on...
By R. B. "Bob" Mitchell - Loan Officer Raleigh/Durham, Bob Mitchell (NMLS#1046286)
(Bank of England (NMLS#418481))
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Tomorrow the voters in Iowa will take the first official step towards selecting the two major party candidates for President of the United States.  If your only source of news is the major networks, you might be under the impression that the race for the democratic nomination only has two contestants, maybe three.Hillary ClintonBarrack ObamaJohn Edwards I think that this is ashame!  Especially when you consider that Iowa is the very first state to go to the polls in the country.  How can the press be so sure that Ms. Clinton or Mr. Barrack is going to be the standard bearer for the Democratic party?  The situation is similar on the Republican side of the race except that while the press has attempted to anoint two top contenders, no two candidates have really been able to separate thems...

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