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By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 64
OK You've Done It Now, The Alarm is Going Off. It has happened more than once and it is one of the most dreaded outcomes of a showing. You the agent listened very carefully and even wrote down on paper the instructions for showing but for some reason the sequence or a detail for disarming the sec...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 29
Baptism by Fire - My First Real Estate Deal Green as the summer grass I was standing by the administrators desk in my newly joined real estate office when a lawyer came flying in the office saying I need a Realtor!  I'm a Realtor I said.  So we pow wowed about this  RI real estate property that n...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 10
The markets are heating up with a recent increase in equity.  Demand is increasing and inventory is low.Last year about this time, I sold and closed a listing in Albertville.  I helped the seller purchase the home 3 years ago in March.  The net to the seller at the closing was over $42,000.00 of ...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 10
The Very Best Realtors and Brokers in Minnesota!     Have you ever wondered how good your Realtor is?  I have been across the closing table a multitude of times with Realtors and their clients, all along knowing their agent has had fewer than five transactions.Because of our education needed to o...
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)
Comments 1
Current Inventory stats for week 16, Berryessa area, San Jose, CA (95116, 95131, 95132, 95133)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;   1 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 23 Single fami...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 4
Packing up your home and moving can be a stressful process. The suggestions below will lead to a more productive and less stressful move. Organization is critical. Determine which items to keep, which items will be sold, which items will be donated and whick items to throw away. You'll be surpris...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 13
Madison Green HOME SOLD!2721 Misty Oaks Circle, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411 JUST SOLD! This beautiful waterfront home featured 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Just a few features included tile and floors throughout, an open floorplan and volume ceilings. This property was listed o...
College Park in Orlando Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for the Month of February 2014 Why do people live here? College Park in Orlando, Florida is one amazing neighborhood like no other. It’s among one of the top choices if you’re looking for a home in the northwest part of Orlando. Part of th...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 156
Will the Neighbor’s Dogs Kill Your Sale?   A new listing popped up in my alerts for a neighborhood I am watching for a very particular client.   The property is exactly she is looking for in terms of location, price, style (single story), among other features.   I went to preview it immediately (...
By Eric Hempler, Minnesota Realtor
(The Minnesota Real Estate Team)
Comments 34
In most cases the decision to sell a home has to do with a life event and sometimes, especially in a market down turn, your home may not have enough equity to allow you to sell. It might make sense to wait for the market to recover, but in some cases waiting may compound the problem. Let's take a...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 60
One key tenet of marketing a home is differentiate it from the others.  Sometimes, as in the case of Brevard County, Florida's planned unit development of Viera, the differences between many homes is very limited.  Some developments have "cookie cutter" structures while others have custom and or ...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 57
My Attorneys Said I Have Too Much Faith In Humanity! I did not know it was even possible to have too much faith in humanity however that is exactly what my risk management attorney said to me the other day. I called to see if I maybe missed something. What's happening in my Silicon Valley real es...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
Just Listed in Bonaire GA in Windsor Heights Subdivision Windsor Heights Property and Community Information This new to market property has 2,963 heated square feet and was just listed in Bonaire GA in Windsor Heights Subdivision. Built in 2012, this home has plenty of space and a large fenced ya...
By Debra Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 9
This home shows extreme pride of ownership.  Central air, wall to wall carpet, walk-in closets in each bedroom, garden tub and so much more!  The updated kitchen has plenty of cabinet space and room for a small breakfast table and chairs.  Located on a very low traffic street and just minutes fr...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 21
Hope This Is Not A Recording   Answered my phone, as usual with a "Hi, this is Margaret." The caller said:  "Hope this is not a recording."   Repeating my name and asking how I could help, he was  pleased how willing I was to answer his specific questions including the price, layout and a more de...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Menomonee Falls Real Estate Report 3/18/14-4/18/14,Kristin Johnston             Menomonee Falls Real Estate Report By Kristin Johnston, Remax, ABR        Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Menomonee Falls, WI For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI   My name ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction Builder Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 14
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie What is ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
SOLD 2104 Woodland Ct,Waukesha,WI 53186. Waukesha Realtor, Buyer Agent     Congrats Patrick and Anne!                   Address: 2104 Woodland CT Waukesha, WI 53186-1262 County: Waukesha   MLS #: 1347130       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066   Phone: 414-254-6647   Fax:   Email: kjohn...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 2
  Home Sales in Timber Pines, Spring Hill Florida for March 2014 Real estate market data for the Timber Pines community in Spring Hill, Florida provided by  Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty    Homes Sales in Timber Pines, Spring Hill, Florida The Timber Pines real estate market currently is ...
By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sales
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
Comments 2
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