Home Selling

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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Property and Community Information Cheaper than renting! This home for sale has 1,478 heated square feet and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision. Built in 2007, this property is show ready a...
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
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How anyone can easily and quickly...No Agent Required...PRICE THEIR HOME TO SELL! ....in ANY market and at any time.  It's not magic...it's just common sense....and like anything else is easy when you know how...and when it comes to selling...who knows your home better than you do?
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
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A Quick and Easy check that you have all the right documentation and "STUFF" ready for fast listing and sale of your home... Because buyers and their mortgage providers often need information that you may have lost or accidentally used as a kitty litter liner..not good...so where t get a replacem...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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3917 3rd Street OverviewMapsPhotos $124,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,350 sqftLot: 6,251 sqft Location 3917 3rd StreetPearland, TX 7758USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonli...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Denver real estate professional Joan Cox provides a security reminder for home sellers. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will ...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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  Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates, LLC / Real Living Real Estate Grou...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
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                                                                                                                                                        Juanita-Holmes Point’s real estate inventory lightening demand heating up   This Week The median list price this week for the Kirkland-Juanita ar...
By Linda Trevor, RE/MAX United, Cary, Raleigh
(Linda Trevor and Company)
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                                      104 Arrow Head Way, Cary, NC Welcome to this updated ranch located in the Cary neighborhood of Silvercrest!  The foyer greets you with new hardwood-looking floors that carry through-out the whole house.  Cooking is a delight in the kitchen that offers a new ...
By Andrea Peters, SOLD with Andrea!
(Andrea Peters Realtors, a division Keller Williams Realty Bryan - College Station)
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  College Station TX Real Estate | 118 Sunset Trail, College Station, TX 77845 | 3 Bedrooms http://www.iSOLDwithAndrea.com | 979.574.1708 | Bryan - College Station Real Estate Specialists   Have a home to sell in Bryan or College Station? Call Andrea Peters Realtors, Bryan College Station Real E...
By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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  3 Great Reasons Why You Should Put Your Babylon NY House on the Market During the Holidays      Many Babylon NY homeowners think the holidays and colder months are the worst time to put their home on the market. Below are two reasons why it benefits you to sell your home now, than in the Spring...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Real estate professional Karen Fiddler reminds home sellers and their agents that homes listed for sale present security risks and that all should take the needed precautions. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Listing Photographs Or Blueprints For Thieves?   Karen Felt...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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          List My Home in Shubenacadie       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Shubenacadie Nova Scotia now for almost 40 years.This delightful bungalow pictured above is only 3 years old and next door to the golf course. I do a lot of marketing directed toward...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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"Can I forbid a Specific Agent from showing my home?" asked the Seller.    There may be reasons why a Seller distrusts or dislikes specific Realtors ....a family member with whom there has been a falling out...a bad experience...whatever the reason.  Indeed, it is the Seller's home and they may ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Matt Kombrink, Top Local Realtor, Trusted Advisor
(RE/MAX Great American North)
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Are you thinking of selling your house? Are you dreading having to deal with strangers walking through the house? Are you concerned about getting the paperwork correct? Hiring a professional real estate agent can take away most of the challenges of selling. A great agent is always worth more tha...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 20, 2014 Last week’s economic highlights included the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for October. The Commerce Department also released Housing Starts for September. Freddie Mac reported that the average rate f...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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These defects may make a home for sale less desireable to many home buyers, the bottom line is: Is this home PRICED for condition? If the home is priced for condition, it's competitive. Value of a property for sale is a combination of price, location and condition when compared to other homes in ...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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Located at 6025 E Hannibal Street in Mesa AZ 85205.  Single level, single family home in Golden West Subdivision.  3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1863 square feet.  Block construction, block fence, comp shingle roof.  Pool, 2 car garage, large lot. Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath home with a pool on a quiet...
By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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COLLIN COLLEGE, Plano, TX is once again offering an 8 hour Home Staging CE course. One course selection time offered this Fall 2014 Semester! November  8 and 15th, 2014 Two Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM Courtyard Campus Plano, TX Please Note:  The November class is the only course offering for the  Fall...
By Cory Fitzsimmmons, Realtor - Denver, CO
(ReThink Real Estate Group)
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    5 Reasons Why You Should Not Wait to Sell Your House, Golden, CO, Denver Fall is certainly in the air in metro Denver.  As the seasons and colors begin to change and prepare for winter many homeowners looking to sell their homes do the same.  Every fall an astonishing number of sellers pull t...