Home Selling

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By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I hatechu zillow.   I really really do.  You make my job as a real estate agent so much harder.  I have to continually go behind you and clean up your mess every single time. No.  My Listing is not, nor has it ever been in foreclosure. No.  My listing did not sell 2 years ago for more than I am l...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Price Reduction: 1012 6th Ave SW Isanti, MN 55040 Now: $164,900 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1469 sq. ft. Built in 2007 3 stall garage Check out more information on this newer built home for sale in Isanti, MN on MNHomeShop! This stunning home built in 2007 in Isanti Mn is for sale and priced to sell. Large...
By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I bought a lottery ticket once.  Thank God it was only once.  Actually, I went out on a limb and bought 20 lottery tickets.  One dollar each.  All the same number.  I was so positive that I had the winning number that I was certain I was going to hit it big time!!  I stupidly made the mistake of ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean. You no doubt were told this by your real estate agent as well. However, besides scrubbing your floors and cleaning wi...
By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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You just got a call that an agent wants to show your house in 20 minutes.  The kids are off school today and you have been slacking on the housework.  You are in no way, shape, or form ready to have someone see your house in its current state.  And you can hear Susan Nealey's voice in your head s...
By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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If the internet Gods came to me and asked me to add one feature to the internet house search to make it great, I would say "Add a scratch 'n sniff button!" Yes, I would.  It would add so much.  Then you wouldn't even have to leave your couch to smell all that dog slobber on the carpet.   And, oh,...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Getting properties ready for open houses or other showings in Henry County takes a bit of determination—especially when it comes to paring down all the ‘stuff’ that has accumulated through the years. It’s a push-pull between I still use that every day! and this room still looks too crowded! You m...
By William Bodouva, Jr, 2014 TOP PRODUCER ABR CIPS SRES E-PRO BPOR SFR LRS
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, 1/31/2015 from 2pm to 4pm at 24 Tappentown Lane, Brookville, NY 11545. Meet Stacy O'Halpin, Luxury Listing Specialist with Laffey Fine Homes for a tour of this beautiful home.  This Sprawling 5000 square foot 5 bedroom, 3.5 Bath Center Hall Colonial is prominently set atop 2...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
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Newport Shores Open House in Newport Beach | 323 Walnut Street This three bedroom, two bathroom home is being offered at $1,318,000.This is a price reduction on this Newport Shores Home. Open today - January 31, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm This home has been remodeled with wood floors downstairs, and gr...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Many real estate markets around the Country are suffering from a severe lack of inventory. Buyers are ready and eager to jump into homeownership but there just aren't enough homes available for sale. The latest chart from the National Association of Realtors may hold the key as to why there seems...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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 JUST SOLD!!! 800 Onion Creek Ranch Road Driftwood, TX. 78619 Beautiful 6.5 Acre+/- estate lot with unbelievable Onion Creek frontage. Amazing views of the spectacular hill country and heavy trees throughout. Property also features multiple build sites and horses are welcome. Water, electricity,...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(SUPER BOWL 2015 -Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Get Your Offers In Today! Move-In Ready 4 Bed San Tan Valley AZ Home! 1238 W Agrarian Hills DR San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 $200,000 MLS ID# 5230015 Better make an offer fast on this new listing! This move-in ready 4 bed, 3 bath home has plenty of space for entertaining inside and out: oversized lot ...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!!!
(The Cummings Company)
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Sold!!! 1003 Wesley Avenue Mobile, AL 36609 OverviewMapsPhotos $134,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,592 sqft Location 1003 Wesley AvenueMobile, AL 36609USA The Cummings Team The Cummings Company LLC(251) 602-1941kelly@ccllc.cohttp://www.ccllc.co           Li...
By Mary Ellen Vanaken, North Atlanta Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Home Price Is The Most Important Factor In Selling Your North Atlanta Home Home Price Is The Most Important Factor In Selling Your North Atlanta Home by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team. Would you ever pay more than market value for a house? Probably not. If your house doesn’t sell it might have been ...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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How is An Acceptable Offer Prepared for a Short Sale   Any offer prepared for submission,  ultimately to a bank, needs to be written as free of contingencies  as possible. Even though the seller still needs to accept the offer the bank will be the party that accepts or rejects the offer and possi...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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        Red is Back   In My Flower Mound Garden     The colors red and green take on a different perspective on January 29, 2015 than it did a month ago during the week of Christmas 2014. What a difference colors have on ones decision making ability depending on the seasons. In December, the colo...
By Pete X with X Group Real Estate Advocates, Huntington Beach, CA 714.459.2017 OCLister.com, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(Investments to Luxury)
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      Fountain Valley, California...A Great Place To Live!   There are at the moment 30 single family residences available in Fountain Valley from $539,000 to $1,400,000 Allow us to find the best home and negotiate the best price and terms for you! Put the power of our multilingual team of four t...
By Jenifer Duguay Mikeska
(RE/MAX Pearland)
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Welcome home!  I will have our new #ListWithJen listing at 3005 Mason Grove Ln. open today, Saturday, January 31st  from 2-4pm.  This beautiful home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a 2 car attached garage.  This stunning home also features a formal dining room, study, large family room, gourm...
By Tim Crews, Team Leader, The Crews Team, KW Fredericksburg
(The Crews Team, Keller Williams Realty)
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Looking to Sell a home in Village of Idlewild in 2015? Interested in finding out how much your home is worth in the Village of Idlewild Neighborhood of Fredericksburg VA?  Click the link to receive a list of all homes that have sold in the community.     What's the Neighborhood Like? The homes yo...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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Maintenance free Villa for Sale in Heron Shores, Venice FL   3170 Night Heron Lane, Venice FL 34293   Search maintenance free villa for sale in Heron Shores, Venice Florida here     Listing Information   MLS # N5902376 Listing price $154,900 Bedroom: 2 Bathroom: 2 Car garage: 2 Living area: 1378 ...