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Recent blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing
Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of  January 16, 2023 New properties for sale 116Back on the market listings 27Price decrease listings 101Price increase 14Active kick out 6Active option contract 170Active contingent 26Pending listings 170Sold listings 44Expired listings 61Cancelled listings 10Withdrawn listings 1Temporary off market listings 30Coming soon listings 26
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By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
There’s no doubt the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for your asking price if you’re thinking of selling your house?Today’s Market Is Different Than Recent Years Higher mortgage rates have impacted the housing market in 2022. As the cost of financing a home purchase rose, buyer demand moderated and that led to more homes to choose from, a decline in bidding wars, and buyers regaining some negotiation power.  While all of that is true, it doesn’t mean it’s suddenly a buyers’ market, just that it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than we’ve seen over the past two years. And, in today's market, the way you price your home matters more than ever. Why Pricing Your House at Market Value Matters The price you set for your house ...
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By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
WELCOME TO STONINGTONStonington is a Condo community Port Jefferson Station Long Island. You can reach this neighborhood by taking Route 347 (Nesconset Highway) To Old Town Road North. Stonington is on the Right. It’s across the Road from the Stony Hollow Co-op community. Opened in 1997, these are ground level and upper level Floor Plans, plus 2 Story Townhouse designs. The 2 roads surrounding the neighborhood are Commodore Circle and Captains Way. The community is served by The Comsewogue School District #3. Stonington is not a gated community, but it does have amenities. There is a heated community pool, tennis, gym and sparkling spraying fountains. The Condos are attached structures in groupings throughout the neighborhood. Pets are welcome at this well-maintained complex. Some of th...
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Here is the north Texas real estate market update for the week ending January 14, 2023 New properties for sale 2489Back on the market listings 553Price decrease listings 2781Price increase 270Active kick out 42Active option contract 1510Active contingent 243Pending listings 1655Sold listings 1302Expired listings 222Cancelled listings 807Withdrawn listings 41Temporary off market listings 324Coming soon listings 376
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of  January 15, 2023 New properties for sale 183Back on the market listings 48Price decrease listings 164Price increase 14Active kick out 10Active option contract 165Active contingent 28Pending listings 153Sold listings 73Expired listings 25Cancelled listings 17Withdrawn listings 0Temporary off market listings 32Coming soon listings 28
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By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
LEISURE VILLAGE RANCH CONDO FOR SALE  RIDGE, LONG ISLANDRenovated, 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom Ranch at The Popular Gated Leisure Village 55+ Community in Ridge Long Island has been Listed by REALTORS® Lawrence & Sheila Agranoff. New Eat-in-Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Quality Quartz Counter-Tops, Hi-End Waterproof Vinyl Flooring and Recessed Lighting Throughout.This Condo Floor Plan is a RARE opportunity at Leisure Village being a Baronet II which is a VERY popular sought-after model, with an EXTRA 1/2 Bathroom. The sunroom has heat and air conditioning too, which is also not included in many other units! Community Offers Endless Amenities Including a 9-Hole Golf Course, Outdoor Pool, Gym, Billiards, Woodworking, Ceramics and  so Much More! Move in Ready!Call The Listing Agents...
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By Peter Mohylsky
(PMI. Destin)
I want to know, what's your home relationship status?And is your current status different from what you want it to be? I would love to chat with you about your current status.  There is no time like the present to start the journey to where you want to be.  #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #listreports #homeowner #happyhome #realestate #happyhomeowner #realestateagent #realtor
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of  January 14, 2023 New properties for sale 574Back on the market listings 97Price decrease listings 510Price increase 28Active kick out 12Active option contract 230Active contingent 36Pending listings 279Sold listings 320Expired listings 33Cancelled listings 108Withdrawn listings 7Temporary off market listings 50Coming soon listings 55
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Gorgeous waterfront on wide canal with over 1.22 acres of amazing land. This property is located in the community of Wedgefield also known as Rocket City or Cape Orlando for it's close proximity to the Kennedy Space Center and close enough to witness the launches. This lot is 1.22 acres with only .05 acres of wetlands conservation which is the canal in the rear and no mitigation required to build your home. This lot backs up to a drainage ditch for additional privacy between neighbors. And with the help of An Accredited Land Consultant and the right planner and builder, you can navigate the complete process from land selection to for those that want to save money and have the privacy, here is your perfect oasis. Per Orange County and HOA Restrictions, all lots on the East of Dallas Blv...
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By Eric Lawrence Frazier MBA, Founder and CEO of The Power Is Now Media, Inc.
(The Power Is Now Media, Inc. )
The Power Is Now President and CEO Eric Frazier and Director of Social Media Sara Forkel talk about all that's happening at The Power Is Now and highlight the newest VIP Agents James Clifford Washington Broker, Brandy Nelson REO expert in Palm Desert, and Marina Ramirez Lomeli in Southern California! Make sure to check out their new real estate shows.Check out the latest show. We are looking for top agents across the country to join The Power Is Now VIP agent platform. View our latest update and newest additions to the team!Click the link below.Sara Forkel Joins The Power is Now   
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By Peter Mohylsky
(PMI. Destin)
No need to be superstitious when you’ve got me on your side.Today is a great day to look for homes.Send me a message, I’m more than happy to help you find what you’re looking for!  I know all the questions to ask.  I have been doing this longer than I want to admit but experience does matter#realestate #realestateagent #listreports #buying #selling #realestateexpert #homeowner #dreamhome #homeownership #homebuying #homesearch #buyingahome #financehub
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By Karen Schimpf, When Your Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSE
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
Commercial Real Estate Professionals    Please join us for our monthly commercial property exchange. We meet every third Wednesday of the month to exchange property and buyer information. Bring your flyers to pass out your information.   CLOSED TO VENDORS   Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of Every Month January 18, 2023   Time: 8:30 - 10:00 am    Attend Physically @ KW Commercial 900 Quest Pkwy Cedar Park, TX       Attend via Zoom:  Please check your email after registering for the meeting id and password. Please click on the link or copy and paste into the address bar. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-CorjMrE9Y1m61Qe3Ub9SsUIULXwqKt      FYI, If the link is not working please try copying and pasting the link into your browser.     Agenda:                       8:30 Breakfas...
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By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Bretton Woods Townhouse For SaleCoram, Long Island REALTORS® Lawrence and Sheila Agranoff have another Renovated Bretton Woods Townhouse For Sale in Coram, Long Island. This 2 Story Unit Features 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, New Eat-In Kitchen, New Stainless Steel Appliances, New High-End Quartz Counter-Tops, New Custom Baths, New Fashion Flooring Throughout, New LED Lighting, Gas Heat and Gas Cooking and at this Very Pet Friendly Section! Bretton Woods has endless amenities including clubhouse, indoor/outdoor pools, tennis, golf and a 2-lane bowling alley! Call The Listing Agents at Our Cell: 631-805-4400 Before It's Too Late and You Miss This Opportunity!
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of  January 13, 2023 New properties for sale 596Back on the market listings 106Price decrease listings 526Price increase 45Active kick out 3Active option contract 235Active contingent 33Pending listings 262Sold listings 229Expired listings 23Cancelled listings 68Withdrawn listings 7Temporary off market listings 60Coming soon listings 80
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By Candice Silverthorn, "Let me do all the heavy lifting!"
(Candice Silverthorn, Realtor, RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks)
It's fun! Except when you live down a steep road and a steep driveway! We had 5-6 inches of wet, heavy snow this morning from a thunder snow storm. Made for a messy drive for commuters. Praying everyone was ok. Going from 65 degrees yesterday watching the bass boats at Coffman Beach, and working on the dock, to this. Spring can come anytime! I postponed my appointment, but made it this morning.  Candice Silverthorn, Realtor, RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, MO 309-370-2634 Call or text  
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By Karen Schimpf, When Your Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSE
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
https://flic.kr/p/5PM21COne week is gone in this new year, and if you are like most people, you have already failed on 80% of your new year’s resolutions. BUT I WANT TO CHALLENGE YOU TO KEEP GOING, GET BACK ON THE HORSE. Start again this week, just taking one small step toward each goal. For GA fans, who will be up late tonight watching the Championship game, get started tomorrow-LOL. The key is to remember it is just week 1 of a 50 week year. The battle is not won in week 1. The battle is won in week 39 when you have been nailing whatever goal it was and you are having victory out on the field of your life. So don’t get down, look at why you had a misstep last week and do better. Maybe you tried to do too much, scale it back, just do a little… I tell my staff all the time, “How do you ...
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By Peter Mohylsky
(PMI. Destin)
 There’s no perfect time to buy a home, but buying a home in winter does have some advantages.Homes can sit on the market longer in the winter months, which means they might be ripe for negotiating.  There are always deals in the real estate business but you are the one to decide if it is a good deal or not.   #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #hometips #homebuyingtips #listreports #icanhelp #realestate #realestateagent #realtor #househunting #househuntingtips #happyhomeowner
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of  January 12, 2023 New properties for sale 429Back on the market listings 69Price decrease listings 586Price increase 38Active kick out 5Active option contract 222Active contingent 37Pending listings 243Sold listings 220Expired listings 36Cancelled listings 112Withdrawn listings 7Temporary off market listings 56Coming soon listings 69
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By Melissa Thompson, I'm a real estate agent helping buyers and sellers
(Thompson Real Estate)
Do you buy, sell, or rent properties? If so, you’ll benefit from using Google’s pay-per-click (PPC) ads to drive traffic to your website and generate leads. If you’ve heard of PPC ads, but haven’t considered using them, here’s why paid ads are excellent for real estate.PPC ads are easy to runWhen you’re managing real estate properties, you need marketing strategies that are easy to run and manage. When you outsource the task to a professional marketing agency, PPC ads become one of those easy marketing strategies. It’s easy because once your ads are set up, you don’t need to do any of the work.Although PPC ads are easy for a marketing agency to run, it’s not the best DIY task. Without experience, it’s too easy to make a small, innocent mistake that can get your account suspended, like e...
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By Peter Mohylsky
(PMI. Destin)
Moving to a new home is very exciting but can also be challenging.  I am sure you will accept the challenges.  Getting to know your neighbors can help ease that. They probably know things about the area that you don’t yet and can share their knowledge with you.It can help you feel less lonely and create a sense of community. Looking for more tips about moving?Send me a message!#thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #listreports #moving #homeowner #happyhomeowner #happyhome #realestate #realestateagent #realtor #icanhelp
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