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Austin, Texas: America’s Next Silicon Valley

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Austin, Texas is fast becoming America’s next Silicon Valley. As the technology industry continues to grow and Northern California prices continue to rise, many startups are packing up shop and moving across the country to Austin.
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Millennial Home Buying Trends

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Millennials, America’s largest generation, are moving into the current housing market and, at the same time, changing many home buying trends of the past. The higher cost of living, student loans, delayed marriages, and rising rental prices are all playing a role in this trend.
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Mobile, Alabama: A Perfect Place To Call Home!

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Whether you are coming through town as a tourist, on business, or planning a more permanent move, Mobile, Alabama has plenty of attractions and activities to occupy your free time. Alabama’s only salt water port, Mobile is located at the head of beautiful Mobile Bay and the Gulf Coast.
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Denver, Colorado- Join the Mile High Club!

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If you are planning a move, you might want to consider the “Mile High City” of Denver, Colorado. For the past several years, Denver has one of the fastest growth rates of any American city. The abundance of sunshine  plus powdery snow days, good jobs, and great music and museums all add to the attraction. Other considerations include wonderful community nightlife options, home values, school quality, and low crime statistics.
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The Hottest Housing Market For 2017 - Nashville, Tennessee!

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Nashville, Tennessee tops the list of “Hottest Housing Markets” for 2017! It has moved beyond its country roots to become an economically booming city. There is an increase in employment due to the influx of numerous healthcare industries, as well as the entry of major well-known corporations. Most importantly is the fact that home appreciation is expected to soar in Nashville this year, as well as is an increase in income and also unemployment.
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Ready for to Travel - Try Our Top New York City Attractions

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Are you planning a whirlwind tour of “The Big Apple” with your family? Or perhaps you are a new resident to the city and would love to visit a few of the most famous “must-see” attractions. Whatever your circumstances, these five well-known locations will make a great starting point for your immense enjoyment!
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What Home Buyers Want - Is Bigger Really Better?

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Most of us have always believed that “bigger is better” in today’s home buying market. But in recent years, a home with just three bedrooms and two bathrooms has become the most in demand. And the market for these types of homes has become super competitive.
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Popular Spring Home Decor Trends For 2017!

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Spring is here and with it comes a wonderful time to freshen up the inside of your home to match the sunny outside! As you brighten up your interior spaces, you will experience a new level of joy and delight, as well as a bounce in your step!
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The American Shift: Leaving the City for the Suburbs!

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There is a new trend that has become more popular in the past year and that is the movement to buy your first home in the suburbs and not in a city. For years, the conventional wisdom was that people prefer urban living and the excitement of big city life to owning a home in a subdivision.
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What Repairs Should I Make to Sell My House?

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Most home sellers get so focused on getting the home on the market (getting it listed) that they neglect to take time to make sure the home is actually ready for the market.  If you are serious about getting the best price and getting it sold quickly, you need to first prepare the home.
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How a Bucket of Paint Can Make You $5,000 When Selling Your Home!

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Using a flat fee broker such as theFreestone.com has many benefits such as knowing exactly what it’s going to cost you when selling your home. However, we take realtor services one step further by providing advice on how to sell your house and maximize sale profits. It can be as simple as a lick of paint…
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HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI - A PLACE TO REMEMBER!

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Visit or find a permanent home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, a city with roots as deep as its oaks and a culture steeped in history. In Hattiesburg, you will find a story of homegrown memories, vibrant and crafty experiences, and a city that is full of familiar faces.
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PARADISE ON THE COAST ~ PASS CHRISTIAN, MS!

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The “Jewel of the Mississippi Coast” is found in the quaint and historical city of Pass Christian. Known as the “Birthplace of Yachting in the South”, Pass Christian is best known for its celebrated “Scenic Drive”, which follows the crest of a small bluff and houses distinctive and very notable historical homes. Many of these homes are described in the National Register of Historic Places and tourists and residents alike all enjoy the very charming drive under shady oak trees that run beside the white sandy beaches.
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5 Easy Tips to Write a Perfect Property Description

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In just 3 minutes you can learn how to write a property description that will get your home sold. To be honest, people make this more complicated than it should be. With these easy to follow tips, you will be on your way to success. And don't worry, you don't need to be a brilliant writer to put together a brilliant listing description.
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How to FSBO - Selling Your Home as a For Sale By Owner

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When selling a home, most people tend to seek the assistance of a real estate agent. However, you will pay about 6% of the selling price to the real estate agent in commission fees. In other words, you are losing a considerable amount of money using an agent.  But maybe you don’t want - or need - an agent.  Maybe your house is not a complicated sell.  The best method available for you to save on big commissions is to become a For Sale By Owner.
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COME ON DOWN TO THE BEAUTIFUL BEACHFRONT CITY OF BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI!

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The beautiful beachfront city of Biloxi lies directly on the Mississippi Sound, with barrier islands scattered off the coast and into the Gulf of Mexico. Keesler Air Force Base lies within the city and is home to the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Biloxi has a warm subtropical climate that is heavily influenced by the Gulf of Mexico. This allows for unlimited sunny days to enjoy innumerable beach outdoor activities.
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