Home Selling

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By Yvette Belisle, Your Local Real Estate Expert
(Real Estate Brokers of Alaska)
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Selling a house is not something that you can learn overnight or read out from a manual. It comes with experience in the market and one need to learn from the experts. It can be extremely difficult for first-time home sellers. Selling a house has become complicated unlike the time when you purcha...
By Ron Trzcinski
(Zenith Realty)
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Get Your House Sold With a Professional Ron Trzcinski will provide FULL SERVICE at the most reasonable rates in the industry!  Almost immediately, Ron will have the following marketing tools working for you: Listing on the Metropolitan Regional Information System to expose your home to thousands ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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The Naked Truth about Selling Your Own Home – Don't Expose Yourself! A man in Texas decided he did not need a REALTOR to help him sell is home. He went around to take pictures of the home, of course being in the privacy of his own home he did this naked. What he did not realize is that he was...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
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Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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 Spacious, Private and Remodeled Home 2308 Oak Dr, Ijamsville, MD 2175 Nestled among lots of landscaping and trees. Open floor plan, updated kitchen with SS appliances, quartz counters and porcelain floor tiles, updated baths. Sunroom has a beautiful wooded view, HW's throughout, crown moldin...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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JUST REDUCED to $234,900 | 4 bd, 3ba home in Bloomington, St George UT 1416 W Monticello Dr. St George UT 84790 FOR SALE Very comfortable 2045 s.f. home located in desirable Bloomington Country Club neighborhood. 4 bedrooms or 3+ den, 3 baths, 2 car garage, tile & wood floors, lots of storage...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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  Price Reduction 106 Foxridge Road, Caldwell WV   This 4BR/2.5 Ba contemporary home on 1.26 acres with a detached 1600 sqft workshop has been reduced!   Located in Price Run Crossing subdivision, this 2800 sqft home has an open floor plan with many wonderful windows that provides sunlight in eve...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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RI Waterfront Real Estate | North Kingstown Home for Sale   75 Sauga Avenue - Shore Acres Neighborhood   There is no time like today for find your North Kingstown waterfront home and this 75 Sauga Avenue home in RI coastal real estate is sure to be tops on your list.  Whether a summer or year rou...
By Lanre Folayan, Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell your DC Home Now
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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Woodview Village Bowie MD Homes Sales Report -June 2014.   Whether you are a home buyer looking to buy a house for sale in Woodview Village Subdivision in Bowie Maryland or you are a home owner who has been talking to his/her neighbors and other people/colleagues as well,you will find this Woodvi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Buyers in middle GA who are looking for an upscale place to call home have found what they are looking for! This fabulous just had a price reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia. Built in 2006, ...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...
By Bill Kennedy, Homes For Sale Greenville SC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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$35,000, 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House, 1273 sqft.     Bill Kennedy | Keller Williams-Blue Line Reality Team | 864-527-7658 4367 Highway 72 W, Clinton, SC 29325   3Bd/1Ba Single Family House   $35,000 Sq Footage 1273 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 1 Bath Floors 1 Parking Other Laundry In Unit Lot...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Don Hess
(RE/MAX Associates Of Lancaster)
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      90 Green Hill Road, Conestoga, PA 17516 $194,500!     217 W. State Street, Quarryville, PA 17566   $ 139,900!     Contact Me Today!   Don HessRE/MAX ASSOCIATES OF LANCASTER2421 Willow Street PikeWillow Street, PA 17584717 464-1200 OFFICE717 715-6288 MOBILE717 786-7967 HOMEhess39@comcast.net...
By Ritu Desai, Northern Virginia Realtor - Fairfax/Loudoun/PW - 7
(Samson Properties)
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Very similar to the rest of the country the housing market in the Northern Virginia has been overall very slow. There are buyers looking but we have seen a significant increase in inventory this year compared to past few years.  If you are one of the Northern Virginia home owners whose house is o...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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It's fast approaching: the start of a new school year. To make things easier for families & others in the entire state, including the South Broward cities of Pembroke Pines & Cooper City, Florida will exempt from state sales taxes most school & office supplies costing up to $15 pe...
By David Raesz, Your Key To Results in Your Next Move
(Keller Williams Raesz Team)
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Open House: August 02, Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Austin Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale For Sellers For Buyers Get Your Homes Value Here Sign Up For Free Email Updates Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale   David Raesz David Ra...
By Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, --Residential/Short Sales/Foreclosures
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
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There are things owners can do to avoid having their home appraised at a lower value than the selling price.  Owners should take the time to understand the things they can do to influence the appraisal and decrease the odds of a lower appraisal than selling price. Here are a few ways that home ow...