Home Selling

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By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
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Owner Financing Homes In Clermont, Groveland, Minneola, Mascotte, Montverde and the surrounding areas in Lake County Florida.  Is this you? Are you ready to buy a home but your credit isn't quite where it should be yet? Are you thinking you may have to wait months or even years before your credit...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Marla Yost Team with Keller Williams Realty  is ready to let you know what your Arlington,Tx. home is worth in today`s market.Is time running out to get the most for your Arlington,Tx. home?Not today anyway....inventory is still low and interest rates have not climbed "YET" Do we expect the inven...
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)
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2441 Southeast North Lookout Boulevard, Port Saint Lucie, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (2 full, 2 half ) BATHROOMS | 3190 SQUARE FEET "A PERFECT NEW HOME" Paradise awaits the new buyer on this waterfront, ocean access K...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Don't you love people who know everything. When a local agent called to see my new listing they went on and on how they were happy that I had so much free time to write blogs, because that will leave more Real Estate business for them. I politely asked how that would be? They replied seeing I had...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is a transplant right out of an old world Tuscan village. The custom stone work both inside and outside is exquisite and the greenery surrounding this home is lush and plentiful. Tucked into the hillside the European inspired architecture ble...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- How Can I Make My 50’s Tile in My Bathroom Work.  Preparing your home for sale doesn’t have to break your budget.   It’s true, bathrooms do count when buyers are viewing a property and often the 50’s tile just screams “DATED” to the buyer.   However, if your budget and time are lim...
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))
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New Video & Price Drop For Exciting 5 Bed Morrison Ranch Home w/ Pool!4069 E LEXINGTON AVE Gilbert, AZ 85234PRICE DROP FOR QUICK SALE!Same model just sold for $398,000 but you can own this highly sought-after 5 bed, 3 bath home for $379,900!After reading our featured post for this highly sought-a...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Can I List My Home For a Price Higher Than the Market Supports? This is a question I hear a lot of these days from potential sellers in the Denver, CO area.  Yes, the real estate market is hot and many homes are lucky enough to have multiple offers for more than asking price.  So how do we set th...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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....And Then the Soap Dish Fell Off the WallThe details involved in a Bristow, VA home sale are too numerous to rattle off.  Start with the many deadlines, contingencies and so forth in the contract.  That's a lot to start.  Then there is peripheral stuff that has to happen for a buyer and seller...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona April 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. April recorded the fifth straight month that Active listing prices have increased in Gilbert, Arizona. Going all the way back to November of 2014 the average home in Gilb...
By Mark and Catherine Borah, The Key To Your Next Home!
(Borah Realty Source)
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OPEN HOUSE, May 08, Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 266 Southampton Cir, Hoschton, GA Get Directions Click Here Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 2830 Square Feet Gorgeous 2 story- Partially finished basement!...
By Christina Welch, St Johns County Real Estate
(Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty)
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Glen St Johns Home for Sale in St Augustine Florida Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video Neighborhood $289,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 2,327 sqftYear Built: 2010MLS #: 770055 Location 26 Turnbull Hill CourtSt Augustine, FL 32092USA Welch Team Ke...
By David Connell
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Coming Soon - A completely upgraded 5 Bedroom Estate Home Situated Perfectly on just over 3 Acres The Connell Homes Group is proud to present this beautiful property located at 15203 Pavlo Place, Waterford, VA, 20197.   This truly amazing, 5 Bedroom, 6.5 bathroom house is situated on one of the m...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Receive A FREE Market Analysis On Your Home!CLICK HERE : http://dorriestutz.searchsocalhouses.com When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. The experience, dedication and strong communication you'll receive here wil...
By Holly Weatherwax, A Great Real Estate Experience
(Momentum Realty)
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It is very tempting when you are signing a listing agreement to negotiate the commission way, way down. You will always find some agent who will agree to your super low offer. Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure you understand how that will affect your sale.  The number one way that buy...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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1144 Idbury Lane, Charleston, SC Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2957 SQUARE FEET Fantastic opportunity to own a large executive styled home, that backs up to a protected wooded buffer,in hig...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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  Selling Your Home and Staging It.  What’s the outcome of home staging? When it comes to selling a home, most homeowners understand the importance of keeping it clutter free and clean. But, homeowners may not know taking the extra step of staging a home can make a significant difference in how a...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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 What is My Home Worth?  Wondering what is my home worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home?       The custom evaluation will including comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom evaluation guarantees you re...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
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None of my customers or clients have ever asked me if I use video to market homes, or myself. Only brokers and real estate professionals concern themselves with video, and have asked me. In my opinion, video can be extremely boring if it's not done right. I figure no one wants to see a middle-age...
By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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   Here in the real estate market of the "Wine Country" (Marin, Napa and Sonoma County)  we took a major hit in sales and median home price when the market burst into recession back in 2007/2008. Our median home price plummetted some 60%. Sales also went south and then the REO's and Short-Sales s...