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Housing market has changed home staging business

...interior redesigns comprising the bulk of her services.Smith, a certified staging professional, works mostly with local real estate agents when she stages residences. She does a lot of staging in new construction and model homes in Grovetown, Hephzibah...
Some children follow mom into the workplace

...makes sure she doesn't work too hard."It's cool having someone who cares about you at work," she said.LOCAL REAL ESTATE AGENT Claire Stone gets comments all the time about how much her daughter, Kathryn, reminds people of her."People...
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Summer real estate market should show "modest gains"

The summer housing market is warming up, and local real estate agents and industry experts predict improvement this year.Lourdes Berros-Ramos and her husband, Luis Ramos, have been searching...
Across the area

...on the theft. Man receives death threat through e-mail Investigators are looking into death threats that a local real estate agent received by e-mail last week. The 57-year-old victim told police that he received an e-mail Friday from...
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Wash. governor deluged with calls on atheist sign stage a protest at the Capitol, demanding the holiday tree be called a "Christmas tree." It also led a local real estate agent to sue the state to allow the nativity display depicting the birth of Jesus. Gregoire, a Democrat, and Republican...
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UGA might buy Navy school land

...challenge to find something to come in that's suitable for the neighborhood," said Patrick O'Brien, a local real-estate agent who will serve on the redevelopment authority. A local politician who also is a developer, state Sen. Brian...
Men pawn off left-for-dead subdivisions

...000 on four lots that would probably sell on the open market for $3,000 to $6,000 apiece, according to local real estate agents. In California and some other parts of the nation, the prospect of spending five figures for land is alluring...
High-priced properties stay longer on market

...reported that sales of homes in the million-dollar range account for less than 1 percent of all homes sold. Local real-estate agents and brokers say the exclusive Hill area is as hot as ever, but the homes are just too pricey for most people...
Keep an eye on homeowners insurance

...multiply the total square footage of your home by local building costs per square foot, which you can get from a local real estate agent, insurance agent or builders association.
How do I go about hiring a home inspector?

...have any idea what these experts can do." Stone says one of the best ways to find a home inspector is to ask local real estate agents to supply names of people with a reputation for thoroughness, or so called "deal killers." Those people are...