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By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
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 Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
Comments 9
What is My Home Worth Right Now?     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty | (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com             Keeping track of the value of your home, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like to continually provide our past,...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
Contact The Kevin Tolbert Team to SELL the Old Home and Construct A NEW Home. New Home Construction Prices are Competitive.   The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie are proud to announce our new affiliation to represent the comeback of New Home Construction Builder...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 22
 Just Listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 List Price $22,500,000.00 (USD) Posted on Feb 24, 2015 by Endre Barath in Ultra Luxury Real Estate in the Greater Los Angeles Just listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 ON A PRIME PROMONT...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 7
Buy Waterfront North Kingstown RI Real Estate - Cedarhurst 207 Seabreeze Drive Waterfront Condo       Life passes you by if you do not grab your chance of where you want to live...who does not want a condo like this on the water with the pool, tennis & clubhouse amenities to enjoy.   Priced well ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
  Nearly 2200 sq ft htd. 4 Br 3 b. This wonderful home has one of the best floor plans in Belle Hall on a private lot without rear neighbor. Nice open floor plan w high ceilings, lots of windows/light. The large great room and dining room are filled with many details; beautiful neutral paint col...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
  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 Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 8
    Fabulous South Wilton 4 bedroom Colonial on super convenient cul de sac.  Location is minutes from schools, shopping, train and highways.    Bright and spacious.    Every room is in impeccable condition.    Beautiful crisp colors throughout.    Great natural flow inside.    Tons of updates an...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 34
After all the hype and anticipation, the Academy Awards are over. All that's left now is the fashion buzz. I'll be watchng Fashion Police tonight to see who wins "Best Dressed" and who gets criticized for their poor choice in style. "Worst Dressed" can be very entertaining. "There's no such thing...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 11
This week has had so much discussion about what people were wearing at the awards and how they looked. If they missed the mark the comments will stick with them for a long time. I found this post to be very relevant and timely in relating that to having your home ready for market. Taking the time...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 20
There is No Place for Ice Cold Attitudes When Selling Your Home Just when you think you know how your day is going to unfold, the Bristow area real estate market throws you a curve ball.  Showing homes during our most recent snow storm yesterday afternoon, I was thankful that temps were at least ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 9
The hardest things to deal with are often the ones we think will be easy or unnecessary. Staging a small house matters as much, if not more, than a large one. Shar is attentive to detail and scale and this so good. Please stop by the original post and leave your comments. Many people visual Home ...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 5
    Why list your home with the Shanna Day Dream Home Team?     Search for AZ Homes HERE Search for UT Homes HERE   View Shanna Day Dream Home Team Profile   FUTURE QUESTIONS If you have any topics or questions you would like answered, contact The Shanna Day Dream Home Team – we’ll find the answ...
By Teresa Cooper, SC Lowcountry - Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley
(Home Solution Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Look familiar?  It's JUST SOLD! This gorgeous home in Highwoods Plantation SOLD for full value in just one day!  Our TEAM at Home Solution Real Estate has represented FOUR buyers/sellers in the Highwoods Plantation area in just the last two months.  So, if you're a homeowner in Highwoods Plantati...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
Comments 2
  7416 VIA FLORENTINO ST, LAS VEGAS, NV 89131    Price: $660,000 5 Bedroom | 5 Full Baths |  4,608 Square Feet To see this listing or other great listings like it call The Ballen Group at 702-604-7739.***More photos coming soon***  IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE: Although this property was available at the...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 8
Recently we have had record low temperatures in Webster, New York and coupled with lake effect snow it would seem no one wanted to go out. Yesterday was another typical freezing day but an offer was made on my listing and now accepted at 5776 Mountain Ash Drive, Farmington, New York. This coupled...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 1
You can purchase this bedroom and the home that comes with it next week in Fairlington Villages Arlington Virginia 22206. Upper 300s. The bed is NOT INCLUDED. 
By Nick Smith, Boise Idaho Real Estate, We Love Boise
(Silvercreek Realty Group)
Comments 1
A Few Kitchen Tweaks Increase Boise Home’s Salability Just as the kitchen is a magnet for family activity, when aBoise home goes up for sale, it’s the one room guaranteed to get rapt attention at every showing. Older Boise, Idaho homes can be at something of a disadvantage here, especially when s...
By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
Comments 9
Many people visual Home Staging as something done for large expensive homes. So I do get the question "I have a small home so do I need to stage it?"   The answer is YES! Small homes are even more important to stage. If they are occupied a small home can look even smaller if the homeowner is livi...
By Carmela Pereira, Sales Associate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
Comments 1
Gorgeous, 4 BR/2.1 BA colonial in the most desirable section of Nutley. Corner lot with fantastic view of Kingsland Park, close to NYC bus, restaurants, shopping and major highways. Message me for more details or a showing!