Home Selling

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By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 9
Here's a real estate list and sell scenario...the property buyer who has been looking for six years but can't find anything he likes stumbles on to your website. Visits your burg. Scopes out any new listings. The ones he has not already watched each and every real estate video of roughly ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 57
Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season!  For those of us who live in Palm Beach County, our season is just around the corner.  That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity level for everything picks up. If you plan on putti...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 7/22/14 to 8/22/14.              By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                 Waukesha Home Sales Over $300,000 From 7/22/14 to 8/22/14                    ...
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 20
411 Faulkner Dr. Clarksville TN Now Closed The seller deserves a lot for the credit for this property receiving an offer in only days because the seller did everything right. The home was well cared for and I just made a couple of small suggestions to make it show even better. Everything else had...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 6
Another Beachwood Villas Condo Hutchinson Island Pending   2355 NE Ocean Blvd  Unit: A37 in Beachwood Villas on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, FL is now under contract courtesy of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team.   The Beachwood Villas condo community is located on beautiful Hutchinson Islan...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 0
"The season" may confuse some home sellers who do not live in Florida.  But the season Kathy Strieb writes about is the snowbird season.  As the weather cools up north the interest in many areas in Florida will pick up.  This is true here as well especially with with Brevard County, Flo...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 11
 NW Austin 2 Story custom brick on a cul-de-sac JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek   www.11306tanyatrail.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 is located in the master planned com...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 0
3 BEDROOM CONTEMPORARY IN DUDLEY, MA OverviewMapsPhotos $199,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,506 sqftLot: 15,190 sqft Location 50 FLAXFIELD RD.DUDLEY, MA 01571USA Conrad Allen (508) 400-0438CAllen1995@aol.comhttp://www.ConradAllen.com ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 3
Should a Seller Wait for a certain number of offers before accepting one?Once again upon a buyer making an offer, a seller and their agent responded by saying "they are waiting for a couple of more offers before answering them."   To be blunt, What is wrong with some people to use such ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 3
  One Key Lighter... Another Baltimore Home Sold And Settled By HomeRome Realty   This well maintained single family home has found the right buyer and today we went to settlement.     2700 E Northern Parkway Baltimore, MD 21214   Buyer was so happy and so were my sellers     One Key Lighter... A...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 3
This is the video tour of my new listing that has generated multiple offers in less than five full days on market. If you are considering selling your home in the Jacksonville Beaches area of Florida, please contact me to help you find your "sweet spot" and get your home sold!   View th...
By Cheri Long, Metro Denver Realtor- Your Home is my PRIORITY
Comments 13
Open House- Yay or Nay?   I've been called out to a listing appointment and every thing is going smoothly.  I gave my listing presentation on my iPad- easy enough, and put my marketing plan in a nice booklet for them to keep.  I have even asked how often the seller wants to hear from me and b...
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 103
What Does Motivated Seller Really Mean? These words are used in our daily real estate jargon and also used in the wording in the Multiple Listing Services. We see them so often that we tend to be numb to what is really being said. What does it really mean? When showing a property this week, I rea...
By Melissa Brown, Realtor - South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale
(Savvy + Co Real Estate)
Comments 0
So you've decided that you want/need to move and it's time to find a helpful listing agent in South Charlotte NC to market your home and get it SOLD!  If you are not one of my previous clients and are not aware of the level of service that I provide, I hope you will read on, and that you ...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
Comments 1
Highland Luxury Home for sale -13490 Golden Corn Dr, Highland,MD 20777   Highland Maryland is a small community in Howard County that is actually the perfect location for commuters to Washington or Baltimore. The real estate market in 20777 is quite diverse. Currently active there are 36 homes ra...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 50
There are many home sellers who wish they had hired a better real estate company when they first put their home on the market. They didn't put much thought into it at the time, but now they find themselves locked into a long-term contract with an agent or organization that will not be selling...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale   Kevi...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 2
0 Pine Street OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $89,900 Single Family Home Main Features Lot: 3.28 acre(s) Location 0 Pine StreetManvel, TX 77578USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Listed by: Maggie...
By Fred Griffin Licensed Real Estate Broker, Tallahassee Florida. Call 850-339-4861
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 11
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