Home Selling

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By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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Bethel Church has been at the same intersection (Smoketown and Minnieville) since it was built in 1850. Originally, it sat across from the Sunoco service station in what would have been the middle of Smoketown Road. In 1977 the Bethel Historical Society had the building moved to its present site...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 75
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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 2 Story Austin White Stone JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek in NW Austin   www.9533indigobrush.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 9533 Indigo Brush Dr. is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cre...
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 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 Marcy Moyer, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto Probate & Trust Specialist)
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Are you the administrator of a North San Jose Probate sale home that belonged to a hoarder? Maybe it was a home that was living in for 50 or 60 years by a relative or close friend who had a lot of family mementos and a soft spot in her heart for them. Maybe he was a collector of things which see...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Beautiful Garden Views From This 2/2 Located On 2nd Floor. Light & Bright Open Floor Plan, New Granite Top Vanity In The Master Bedroom, Neutral Colors Throughout With Carpet & Tile Floors. Metal Roof and...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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  Single Family Fixer Upper Home For Sale in Roseto, PA     All brick home is located in a quiet neighborhood.  As you enter the home from a covered porch, you enter into the large living room.  In front of you are stairs leading to the second floor.         The living room opens up to a dining r...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center July 24, 2014 07:46 AM   Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax                                Re...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is so proud to finally announce after months of negotiation that we have a NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION custom builder coming back to Port St Lucie that has been one of the America's premier builders for over 30 years. The Kevin ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Emerald Forest de Wellington Florida Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014   Emerald Forest en Wellington, Florida es una de las más hermosas comunidades que el pueblo tiene para ofrecer. Si usted esta mirando casas en Wellington o sabe de alguien que esta buscando excelentes ...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 2
     41 Poinsettia St. Middletown, CT,      $149,900   41 Poinsettia St., Middletown, CT 06457 18 Photos 2 Bed, 1.0 Bath Tour # 3384782     Excellent Starter Home within Established Neighborhood. Quiet Setting. Open Floor Plan. Natural Light Abounds. Expansive Rear Deck. Fenced Level Yard. Full B...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Rocky Point Pool Home With New Price The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL has been reduced to $388,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently been remodeled. Kitchen has new cabinets, counters and stainles...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
Comments 0
This One's Gone! Another Home Sold by Craig Rutman, Your Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate agent!   This beautiful home in Wake Forest, NC is now sold. But don't worry folks. Even though this one is no longer available, YOUR new Raleigh, Cary, Apex area home is out there. If you're...
By John Buetergerds, The Sarasota Suncoast Team
(The Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty Select)
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MARKETING YOUR HOME TO SELL - THE SARASOTA SUNCOAST TEAM Please watch our video Marketing Your Home To Sell - The Sarasota Suncoast Team Hello, We are the Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty. My name is Anja Buetergerds and I’m John Buetergerds (contact us at 941-894-4063 or at http:...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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12215 E Teakwood Dr, Chandler AZ 85249 is located near McQueen and Chandler Heights.  This home is 3165 square feet and sits on an acre lot.  3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, single level, 3 car garage.  Built in 2006. Welcome home!  This beautiful custom home has it all.  Sitting on an acre, there is room...
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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South Kingstown RI Home for Sale | First Look Coming to Market This renovated South Kingstown RI home for sale is coming to the RI real estate market soon so here is your first look to this amazing mint condition colonial contemporary home.  Located in the southern part of South Kingstown in the ...
By Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
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Real Estate inventory levels in Coweta County Georgia are up about 20% from the same period in 2013. As a result, prices are stabilizing as sellers are less likely to encounter multiple offers on desirable properties. This is good news for buyer who in the past may have been able to locate suitab...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Emerald Forest of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Emerald Forest in Wellington Fl is one of the most charming communities the village has to offer. If you’re looking for homes in the Wellington area or know someone who’s searching for great deals, we strongly recommen...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 28, 2014   Last week’s economic news brought several housing-related reports, which indicated varying results in terms of gauging the economic recovery. FHFA reported slower growth of home prices associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages...