Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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Bethel Church has been at the same intersection (Smoketown and Minnieville) since it was built in 1850. Originally, it sat across from the Sunoco service station in what would have been the middle of Smoketown Road. In 1977 the Bethel Historical Society had the building moved to its present site...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 79
Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
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 for 6/29/14-7/29/14,Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                   My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukes...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 24
Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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Harborwalk OverviewMapsPhotos $399,900 Lots and Land Main Features   Location 0 Water KeyHitchcock, TX 77563USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Our recent listings HarborwalkPebblebrookNew Listin...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 11
This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 18
Tropical Paradise Waterfront Home Under Contract   To view the online version of this eFlyer, please click here:  http://www.searchallproperties.com/eflyer/1946496/8001-SE-Paradise-Dr.-Stuart-FL     Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Stuart FL real estate Rocky Point Homes for Sale Search...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 14
 2 Story Austin White Stone JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek in NW Austin   www.9533indigobrush.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 9533 Indigo Brush Dr. is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cre...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
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 Trump Tower I condos for sale, 2 New Listings- 7 Recently Reduced, 16001 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers I Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 4003 For Sale at $1,475,026 listed 20 day(s) ago.Unit 2602 For Sale at $1,650,000 listed 3 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take A...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 Dorie Dillard Closed Another Home in Canyon Creek NW Austin July 2014 My sellers found a move to a closer location to their children’s private school was in order. We found the perfect house, won the contract in multiple offers, closed and they moved in. They kept their home well maintained so o...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Emerald Forest de Wellington Florida Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014   Emerald Forest en Wellington, Florida es una de las más hermosas comunidades que el pueblo tiene para ofrecer. Si usted esta mirando casas en Wellington o sabe de alguien que esta buscando excelentes ...
By Randy Wells
(Keller Williams Community Partners)
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I should not take this personally but ultimately I do. In the past three weeks I have had two of clients tell me that they were going to make a change. They wanted a different Realtor.  Here are some of the "reasons" I received: You personally did not show my home enough. I need an agen...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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Pebblebrook OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $43,200 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 BathroomInterior: 670 sqft Location 3300 PebblebrookSeabrook, TX 77586USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          L...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
Comments 22
Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Communications – The Missing Link   We still use our eyes to see, we use our ears to hear, we still use our nose to smell how can we teach some people that there are some things that do NOT NEED TO CHANGE. Such as present a purchase agreement via face to face and have communications instead of ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
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    1600 sq. Ft. 3/2 with a beautiful built in pool and spa. Located in a great community with top schools. Very near grocery store and major shopping. Sits in a Cul-de-sac for more privacy. Mature landscape, move in ready! Can close quickly!     OFFERED AT: 165,500 This beautiful property will ...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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     41 Poinsettia St. Middletown, CT,      $149,900   41 Poinsettia St., Middletown, CT 06457 18 Photos 2 Bed, 1.0 Bath Tour # 3384782     Excellent Starter Home within Established Neighborhood. Quiet Setting. Open Floor Plan. Natural Light Abounds. Expansive Rear Deck. Fenced Level Yard. Full B...
By DAdrea Davie, Stanislaus & San Joaquin Short Sale Agent
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
  Just 5 days of being on the market this lovely home in Weston Ranch went off the market! Many may say...that this isn't impressive in this sellers' market and I say...Yes, it is. Homes are beginning to sit on the market a little longer in the Weston Ranch Community.  The difference in ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Emerald Forest of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Emerald Forest in Wellington Fl is one of the most charming communities the village has to offer. If you’re looking for homes in the Wellington area or know someone who’s searching for great deals, we strongly recommen...