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By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Located in the Bay Tree are of Mt. Pleasant, this great townhome Located 5 minutes to Historic Downtown Charleston, Sullivans Island Beach and plenty of Shopping!  This is a true hidden gem within Mt. Pleasant because of its location and price point.  Homes in this area do not stay on the mark...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Median Sold Price by Month in Century City/Westwood is up 15%! I find this fascinating in January 2014 the Median Sold Price was $675,000. There were many buyers on the fence not wanting to buy. We kept telling them that the only direction we see prices and interest rates going is up. Well I ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   The Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington Fl is the perfect location for your Winter Equestrian Festival stays here in Wellington each year, and all the more reason to call it home if your an equestrian lover...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Just Listed for Sale or Lease:  3967 E Morning Dove Trail, Phoenix AZ   85050     Spacious 4 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home with three car garage and salt water pool. Beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor level. Gas fireplace for cool evenings will warm you in the family room. The island ki...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes in a real estate transaction.  This is about one home showing and what we, as Realtors° have to endure before and after just to SHOW a home.   A client was coming into town in preparation for a relocation to the area.  He had previously seen ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha, WI Condos for 1/26/15-2/26/15     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                                Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI Condos Waukesha WI Condo Real Estate Ma...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 1/23/15-2/23/15, Remax   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                          ...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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We all know houses that are priced well and show well DO SELL fast in any market. As a seller, you must be prepared to put your product on the shelf and make sure it displays well and attracts buyers.No, you can't do that by watching HGTV but you can take advise from a great stager who is located...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Home owners who say this to their real estate agent usually are trying to pursuade their real estate agent to put a price on the home that is more than the market will bear. If the real estate agent has done a creditable CPM, finding what sold in the neighborhood and what is on the market, this s...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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The typical Florida home seller in 2014 had lived in their home eleven years who eventually sold their home for ninety-seven percent of  the listing price.  About half of these sellers had reduced the listing price at least one time. About fifteen percent of the sellers had delayed selling becaus...
By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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11 Pomegranate, Ladera Ranch, CA Open House 1-4 Feb. 28th Come by tomorrow and say, Hi.  We would love to have you see this home.  If you are thinking of buying a home in Ladera Ranch this one is asking only $849,900. This home is a 4 bedroom 21/2 bath home with 2554 sf.  It has a beautiful yard ...
By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Open House Tomorrow Sunday 1-4PM 11 Pomegranate, Ladera Ranch This beautiful home is a great family home has 4 bedroom 21/2 bath and is 2554 sf. The home has all of its bedrooms up stairs and the den/office, living room, dining room, family room and kitchen are down stairs.  Come on by and see th...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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SOLD ~ 7780 NW 47th Street Lauderhill FL 33351  Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties     Absolutely adorable single family home was sold for $177,000.     Lauderhill FL Home Highlights: single family home updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances undermount sink island and gr...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Tonya Chrislu, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this compet...
By Matt Kombrink, Top Local Realtor, Trusted Advisor
(RE/MAX Great American North)
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This winter has seen robust home sales in St Charles, Illinois and surround areas.  The inventory of available homes for sale remain relatively high but buyers are plentiful. March is typically a time when more home sellers decide to enter the market.  Inventory has fallen but buyers remain, thi...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Lexington Landing is located on W Lexington Avenue just west of SR 19 in Elkhart, Indiana.  Lexington Landing Subdivision is located on the south side of the road.  Children who live here that attend public schools will register with Elkhart Community Schools. Photo of a typical home in Lexington...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Under Contract     Beautiful 2 bedroom home for sale in ROCKVILLE, MD !   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE                 Rockville Homes For Sale   886 COLLEGE PARKWAY ROCKVILLE, MD 20850   Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 1 full | List Price: $ Get ...
By Faith LaRosse, Realtor(R)
(Springer Realty Group)
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     This is just a tiny glimpse into this gorgeous property that will be coming this Spring.  The possibilities for this 20+ acre “piece of heaven” are simply endless.  There is a spring fed pond as well as several other buildings along with a stone home.  Driving on to this property just takes...
By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It probably comes as no surprise that there are far fewer buyers who qualify to purchase a luxury home (defined as $500,000 and up in the St. Louis metro area), than there are looking for a home at the St. Louis County median price of $180,900.  To appeal to that smaller buyer pool and obtain a q...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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     One of the last things I want my customers to ever say to me is, “That was creepy.”  But, it happened last weekend.        In preparation of a new listing, I like my clients to view the competition to really get a good feel for showing and pricing.   After all, the hard numbers don’t always...