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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 41
Want to know why I do not want to stage this house? The last thing anyone in business wants to do is turn business away, but I made the above statement to an agent recently. “Want to know why I do not want to stage this house.” Home staging isn’t just about moving furniture around; bringing in a ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
Price Reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Buyers in middle GA who are looking for an upscale place to call home have found what they are looking for! This fabulous just had a price reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia. Built in 2006, ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 17
   What are the top three questions to ask a Realtor when deciding to list with them ?  Our interview process would focus on their experience and knowing that the past reflects the future, we would ask these questions and MLS printouts would verify these statistics:      - How many price reductio...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 4
My first open house with the Empire Realty Group will be held &/27/14 form 1pm to 3pm at 203 Woodsmoke Lane Greece Gorgeous!! Totally Professionally Redone!!3Bdrm W/Mstr Bath,Fam Rm w/Fireplce,First Floor Laundry!! ALL NEW: Thermo Windows,Roof,Seemless Gutters,Alum/Vinyl Soffits,Ext/Int Paint...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All Vero Beach FL Homes for Sale Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie What is your TRADITION FL home worth...
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 Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth?   Kevin B Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie 772-834-0099 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:FL Li...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 11
Open House Rocky Point Pool Home The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL will be open on Saurday July 26 from 10 AM to 11 AM and on Sunday July 27 from 1 PM to 3 PM.   Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently b...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 6
Navigating the Real Estate Waters Alone   This is not a stock purchase, airline ticket or vacation.  This is your life and your future, and the repercussions of a bad or uneducated move could be costly.  I could talk for hours about the risks involved in any real estate transaction, and I get it....
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
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 Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 1
 5 bedroom Home for sale Terramar Elementary School  This Brand New 2 story Home Is Located In the Community of the Terramar subdivision. This Home Is to be built. It can be Built as a 5 Bedroom Home with a loft, and 3.5 bath. This home is located in Beautiful Peoria, Arizona, 85383. Buyer can ch...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor selling homes on land I love.
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 3
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 Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 6
  Just Listed. 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   Search current inventory of lake homes for sale in Venice FL     Listing information   Just listed – 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   2860 Myakka Rd, Venice FL 34293 Price: $144,900 MLS number: N...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 7
Every agent operates differently under his or her own way of doing business, but this Sacramento real estate agent takes her listings under defined criteria that some will find odd. Not every listing has to sell if the seller isn't eager to sell it, and not every seller wants to sell a listin...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
Open House: July 27, Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Ossining Homes for Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here...
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)
Comments 7
The Six Essential Elements to Selling a Home   While there are numerous details involved in selling your home, here are a just a few that go into the process and are six critical elements of every sale.  Each of these elements incorporates many factors, and any of them can have a dramatic affect ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 4
Open House: July 26, Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Somers Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 4
Northern Fairfax County– Centerville, Chantilly, Fair Lakes, Oakton, Mclean, Tysons Corner are all located north of Interstate 66 Learn more about:   Great Falls —Stately homes and manors at the northern end of the county   Reston — Northern VA’s largest planned community
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 14
  3 BEDROOM COLONIAL IN WEBSTER, MA OverviewMapsPhotos $159,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,680 sqft Location 4 DAY STREETWEBSTER, MA 01570USA Conrad Allen (508) 400-0438CAllen1995@aol.comhttp://www.ConradAllen.com    Listed by: Conrad ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
The Elmont Condo In Baltimore Is A Full Service Luxury Building           6317 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore Luxury CondoUpper Park Heights   The Elmont is a luxury condominium. Soon there will be a large condo available that has a  ton of closet space...including walk in closets big enough to be...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
  Open House     2-4 Sunday   July 27th     3704 Gardenview Rd.   Stevenson 21208         This is such a beautiful home in the woods. This home is easy to miss since the property cannot be seen from the street. Come down the long private driveway to see this sprawling contemporary home with 5 bed...