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By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
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Comment #14 by anonymous Tom from Phoenix is worth the read and what may or may not be a blanket sentiment of today's homeowners wanting to sell their homes. I would have responded to Tom, but didn't want to hijack Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose post, Low Commiss...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 For Professional Real Estate Services in Edmonds contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649 | brad@Century21.comWhat is your Condominium worth in Edmonds? ~ Free Condo CMA onlineReceive a custom evaluation for ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Sellers Flipping Buyers The Bird Doesn't Lead To A SaleI get it.  You didn't like the offer.  Your house is something special and worth EVERY penny you're asking and probably a whole lot more, right?And yet.....you're still on the market for months and months.  You haven't achieved your goal, sel...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
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Tips To Help Your PhotographerAlright, Alright, Alright! You have decided to sell your home. You have chosen an experienced agent such as myself, who has been selling in your area for years, and who uses the latest technological tools to get your home sold. The papers are signed: what’s next?Phot...
By Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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I was just chatting with a neighbor's daughter. She wanted to know if it was still a good idea to Stage a home in a hot market. She felt that if the 'inventory' was low, buyers would have to buy anyway. My answer was that even in a 'hot market' with low inventory, buyers would still prefer a home...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Champlin Real Estate & Homes Sold May 18th-24th, 2015Courtesy of Heidi Herda ~ Herda Home Team ~ 612.807.4858Thank you for visiting! This is a weekly blog post geared to letting Champlin residents get a feel for the current Real Estate market right here in their own community. This page is update...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Absorption Rate in Gilbert, Arizona March 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. What is the Absorption Rate when it comes to real estate? The Absorption Rate chart shows how long the current inventory of properties would last at the current rate of ...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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5 Acres near the Arkansas River Now this is Colorado.This lovely parcel is located across the road from the Arkansas River. It is adjacent to BLM, has views to forever and the well is in!The road and building pad are in. This property has mature trees and is in a prime spot near the Arkansas Riv...
By Sandra DeVargas, The DEVARGAS Team at Keller Williams Realty
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Full details and all photos of all East Amherst Homes for Sale Clarence Central School District. Our for sale property information is a direct feed from MLS and is updated several times daily.East Amherst is located in the Town of Amherst in the county of Erie. The East Amherst area is defined by...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Restricted Showing Times and Declined Showings – Costly To SellersWhen it’s time to sell your house there are a lot of details that go into the process and they start with hiring the right agent and preparing your home for sale. Those details don’t end when it’s time to make your house active and...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Horse Ranch in Westcliffe It is all about horses. This property has been set up meticulously for horses, retreats and conferences and elegant country living. The property includes multiple barns, 3 separate living spaces, room for retreats, and separate sub-irrigated pastures horse usage and pas...
By Bill Cobb, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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Baton Rouge Home Listing Price Appraisals Include Professional Sketch With Room Size Dimensions Baton Rouge Pre-List Price House Appraisals The room sizes are important to local REALTORS® because MLS sheets require room sizes to be listed. Bill Cobb providing room sizes on his pre-lisitng sketche...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Three of our new greenbelt listings went under contract this past week! They are located off Hwy. 620 between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy. 2222.  These prestigious communities are minutes to Lakeline Mall, close to the Arboretum and the Domain for shopping with nearby theatres and churches. Residen...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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I think this is a great letter or email to send to FSBOs. It is respectful of them and yet very helpful. Some agents go in to a FSBO appointment and almost bully the homeowner as the agents explain why they home owner can't sell the home alone. This sets a much more positive tone! Real estate age...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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552 E Draper St, Mesa AZ 85203.  4 bedroom, 2.5 bath single level home with 2574 square feet in Fillmore Place subdivision near University and Mesa Dr.  Pool, spa, 2 car garage.  Large lot is over 16,000 square feet!  MLS #5284011.  No HOA.  Mesa Unified School District:  Edison Elementary School...
By Tina Droessler, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.justlistedinpalmdesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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We all want to get the very most profit for the sale of our property but that's simply not the reality for many home sellers across the country. So how do you know when is a good time to lower the price on your home?It all depends on where you started. Many home sellers that are not in a rush to ...
By Jill Murty, Realtor - Serving Orange County, CA
(PREA Realty)
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Nice People and Other Unexpected Things in Real Estate   As I'm about to close on a condo listing on 128 Sandpiper Lane in Aliso Viejo, I reflected back to when my client bought the  condo in 2008.  There was a great series of events that happened that wouldn't have happened if the people involve...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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What's My Pioneer Place Home Worth May 2015 Delta, COThere hasn't been a lot of real estate sales in Pioneer Place over the last year and a half. To determine a value, we want to look at past sold properties. So far this year, no homes have sold in your neighborhood. In 2014 two homes sold. We al...
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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Can You Price the House Higher I Don't Like that Price?   In the world of real estate the seller can price a home to sell at any price they want.  Yes, really but that does not mean it will sell and it probably will not at a sellers' mindful imagining price.      It is all about the real estate ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Just Listed in Clermont FL in the Lost Lake SubdivisionThis new to Clermont FL real estate market home is located in the Reserve at Lost Lake Subdivision located near schools, shopping, restaurants and major highways.Home was built in 2007, offers 3532 square feet under, well kept by it’s current...