Home Selling

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By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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Seller/Homeowner keep in mind your home will not sell if buyers can't see it.   Sellers make major mistakes when selling their homes especially during the holiday season.    Educating a homeowner the importance of making their homes accessible for showing is essential to selling it in a timely ma...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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    The Kitchen and Master Bath are the most important selling features in a home.   (Unless the Buyer is a single guy, and maybe it is the garage...)         For the Kitchen - will granite go by the wayside for another kitchen counter top?    There are are few choices for counter tops - Corian, ...
By Laurie Steinberg, Steinberg Realty Group | Keller Williams
(Steinberg Realty Group)
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Selling Your Home? Give Your Bathrooms a Facelift with These Three Quick Tips     Are you getting ready to sell your East Bridgewater home? As soon as your listing goes live you'll begin entertaining potential buyers who will be inspecting your home from top to bottom to ensure it meets their nee...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthu...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Here is yet more proof that once again, NOW is a fantastic time to invest in Florida Real Estate once again. 2015 is expected to be the best year in Real Estate since 2006 according to all the expert indications.   Call the Kevin B Tolbert Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie and let u...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Keep An Open Mind.  Buyers Can Change Their Minds.  Knowing the Market in Loudoun County VA.   "Indulge me" was what I said to a lovely couple looking for a home in Loudoun County.  This post inspired by Larry and Sheila. Their criteria included resales up to 20 years old and the usual 4 bedrooms...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Goose creek Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 14031918   License #:64403 Information valid for th...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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    Sunday Open House   12/28/2014   2-3       Check Out This Farm House On 5 Acres      11249  Liberty Road   (House is near Liberty Reservoir  on Blair Lane Please call me for directions) Owings Mills, Md. 21117 $399,944      Little bit of country but a lot of house.   This is a home to bring y...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated ...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 52 in the Hollister, CA area... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;                        4 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 17 Single family...
By George Kiefer, GRI, CDPE, Keller Williams Realty in Austin Texas
(The Kiefer Group)
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Austin Texas - The short sale is an important tool for helping distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure and eliminate their mortgage debt.  However, for a lot of borrowers and agents, short sales remain a mystery.  Here are the most common misconceptions about short sales – and the facts every dis...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST SOLD 457 SE Guava Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL Another Success SOLD: Perfect site to build your dream home!   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 457 SE GUAVA TER, Port St Lucie, FL 34983 Search All Vacant Land in Port ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Tallyn's Reach in Aurora, CO   80016 - Market Update  November 2014         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 $280...
By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier)
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Yesterday was actually low on comedy and high on errors.The couple I worked with in the morning want an Addison condo or townhome to purchase that is no more than 2 stories, has an open floor plan, and preferrably has the master bedroom on the first floor. There's not much available and the two u...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
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Barbara Michaluk Sold in Leisure World MD 15100 Interlachen Dr 1014 Silver Spring, MD 20906  Lovely 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom L Model with Sunroom and Garage Space   Greens II Condo Hi-Rise Building L Model with 1,610 sq ft and indoor garage space Sold Price $290,000    55+ Leisure World of Maryland...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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2619 Senter Creek Court San Jose CA 95111 | SOLD   South San Jose townhome style condominium is Sold. Let's take a look at the anatomy of this San Jose home for Sale.   List Date: October 3, 2014 Original List Price: $309,000.00 Price Reduced:  October 16, 2014 Reduced Price: $299,000.00 Offer Ac...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Selling a home is not easy - however, if you follow these 6 tips in this video, you'll have a better chance of a quicker sale possibly at a better price! Here's a re-post from Jane Peters  You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from ...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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                CURB APPEAL - MAKE THE OUTSIDE INVITING TO GET THE BUYERS INSIDE                                                                         In my 27+ years as a real estate agent, I can usually tell when I pull up in front of a home I'm about to show what the inside of a home will lo...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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Just Listed! Bayshore Gardens|3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Bradenton FL   Search current inventory of 3 bedroom home for sale in Bradenton FL   Property Details   6328 Georgia Av. Bradenton FL 34207 Price $117,900.00 MLS number: N5901972 Bedroom: 3 Bathroom: 2 Square Footage: 1635 heated area/2862 ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Market Update - Conservatory - Aurora, CO  80013  November 2014   The Conservatory is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located North of Hampden between C470 and Tower Road.  The Conservatory is a desired neighborhood due to the newer construction and easy acce...