Home Selling

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By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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Michael Sorensen represented the sellers of this home.  *SOLD* 4323 N Narragansett Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 www.bestrealestateagentsinchicago.com MICHAEL SORENSEN - REMAX CITY CHICAGO TEL: (773) 987-8224 - TEL: (847) 696-1664 I SOLD 160+ LISTINGS CLOSED SINCE 2009www.msorensen.illinoisproperty.com ...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
Comments 5
*SOLD* 2120 Oak Leaf Lane, Lake Villa, IL 60046 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home.  VIRTUAL TOUR: www.tourfactory.com/998686  OUTSTANDING! HIGHLY UPGRADED. MOVE-IN CONDITION. 3 BEDROOMS UPSTAIRS PLUS 1 IN FINISHED BASEMENT OR OFFICE, 2.5 BATHS. HUGE FAMILY ROOM. VAULTED CEILING...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 15
Evanston IL Real Estate Market Time Lowest in Years The Evanston IL Real Estate Market time is the lowest in years. So far in 2014 the time on the market until a home or condo sells is an average of 79 days down 43% from last year, 2013 when it was 140 days and 2012 when it was 168 days.  If you ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Wisconsin 2014 June Home Sales Report     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center               2014 June Home Sales Report State Home Sales Increase in June as Prices Stabilize Downloadable 2014 June Home Sales Report Downloadable 2014 June ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 3
First Impressions Start Outside the Home with Curb Appeal!              CURB APPEAL is the primary piece of advice I give my sellers. When buyers approach a home, they will form an immediate opinion about it, which means they probably have an opinion on it before they get inside.   If the "c...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~11612 Sweet Basil Ct. 7/27/14 2-4p www.11612sweetbasil.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 11612 Sweet Basil Ct. Austin, TX 78726, during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, July 27th from 2-4pm.   11612 Sweet Basil Ct. Austin, TX 78726  is located ...
By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Realtors - Selling the Main Line, PA Lic AB067198
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
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I need you to be present at every listing. When taking a listing, part of our job requires us to explain to sellers how each demand they make affects a buyer trying to see the house. As was commented in another post by Beth Atalay shoes off is common, and in our area we provide booties to wear ov...
By Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates)
Comments 1
Deborah Ward & Associates, Keller Williams Gulfside Realty, has just sold a 2 bedroom, 2 bath home in Belleair Beach, Florida   107 21st Street, Belleair Beach, Florida was sold on July 14, 2014 for $347,000. This home was sold with multiple offers, and Deborah Ward & Associates represen...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
Comments 4
          www.bestrealestateagentsinchicago.com Najlepsze rezultaty osiagniesz pracujac tylko z najlepszymi! RE/MAX City to Numer 1 Biuro RE/MAX Nieruchomosci w Chicago, Illinois. Darmowa Wycena Domu >  Kliknij Tu  www.SuperDomy.com Sprzedaz Domu: Tel: (773) 987-8224, Tel: (847) 696-1664      ...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 92
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
Comments 1
MICHAEL SORENSEN | RE/MAX CITY | 847-696-1664 | 773-987-8224 Just SOLD in Niles: 7062 W. Keeney St, Niles IL 60714. Under Contract in 3 days!! Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Search Niles Real Estate Listings: Niles New Listings (27) Niles Forecl...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
Comments 0
Listing Status: SOLD 471 Farthing Ln, Des Plaines, IL 60016 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home.  List Your Home with me: Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Search Des Plaines Real Estate Listings: Des Plaines New Listings (48) Des Plaines Foreclosure Listings (32) Des Plaines Short Sa...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 15
Add Home Staging to this winning combo of ocean view and Highland Beach, Florida address and you'll have your high-rise condo SOLD!    Highland Beach, Florida is located in the southern portion of Palm Beach County  bordered by Delray Beach to the North and West, and Boca Raton to its south/w...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 21
What is the Adults Children Responsibility to Parents in Housing?   We all have different lives, responsibilities and things to do but we always have responsibility to our parents as they age.  In RI real estate it becomes clear all the time as I view homes on a market analysis when an adult chil...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 2
Pensacola, Florida: Homes in Pensacola For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List of Homes in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida. Do little fixes boost home sales? A home improvement website tracked projects and found many buyers enter the process with plans to renovate; sellers should ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is so proud to finally announce after months of negotiation that we have a NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION custom builder coming back to Port St Lucie that has been one of the America's premier builders for over 30 years. The Kevin ...
By Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
(AllMountainRealty.com)
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We know that when we are selling older homes there is that lead paint exhibit we must deal with. We also know that an inspection may turn up asbestos. so many folks have these issues dealt with and feel they are ready to market and sell. You get a contract you make it through an inspection. You a...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Verano of PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale What is your ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is so proud to finally announce after months of negotiation that we have a NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION custom builder coming back to Port St Lucie that has been one of the America's premier builders for over 30 years. The Kevin ...
By Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
Comments 4
Short Sale Fraud is not a thing of the past. It's alive and well!! Normally the fraud is related to property value. Get the lender to accept way less than the property is worth and BAM! instant profit when you flip it. Sounds good right? Well it's not. It's illegal to provide a fabri...