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 Ray Henson, Realtor
(Hybrid Brokers Realty)
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     This cute home in the Parkway area of Sacramento in available now.                    This home features a new range and hood, new dishwasher, updated counter tops, tile in the entry, kitchen, nook and formal dining room, updated bathrooms and the heating and air conditioning unit was instal...
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 Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Vacation Getaway or Year Round Home for Sale 3 MInutes to the RiverEnjoy the Colorado lifestyle on a shoestring. Lovely 1 acre lot with manufactured home. Quiet, private. 3 minutes to the river if you enjoy fishing or kayaking. 4 minutes to trailheads for hikers. This home is clean and the groun...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Does it Help to Pay to Home Stage before you Sell Your Home?When Selling a Home in Brentwood California, Contra Cost County or anywhere people want to know, “Does Home Staging Pay?” “What does it do to Help Me Sell My Home?”The California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out great info-graphics...
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 Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Property Marketing Plan for Homes in Champlin MNExclusive Marketing Plan By Heidi Herda, Herda Home Team - 612.807.4858YOUR Champlin Realtor & Resident!HomesForSaleinChamplin.com Thank you for your interest in my blog, you're either here because you're in the market to find an experienced Realtor...
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 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, New Berlin,WI for 4/4/15-5/4/15, Remax  By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                             ...
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 Christina Welch, St Johns County Real Estate
(Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty)
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Cunningham Creek Home for sale in St Johns Florida Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video Neighborhood $265,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,606 sqftYear Built: 2000MLS #: 769771 Location 257 Village Green AveSt Johns, FL 32259USA Welc...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Home Selling Tips: The Importance of Curb AppealCurb appeal is one of the most important features of your home to get potential home buyers inside to view the rest of your home. As buyers drive up to your home, the outside appeal is what determines whether they will continue to tour the entire pr...
By Chuck Wartman Colorado Springs Realtor RE/MAX Properties, Colorado Springs Realtor (719) 231-5525 RE/MAX
(RE/MAX Properties, Inc. 719-231-5525)
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RE/MAX Properties, Inc.   Chuck Wartman  (719) 231-5525 The current market is hot all around for buyers AND sellers. If you are thinking of selling, Now is the time to get your home on the market. It is a Sellers Market all the way up to $450,000. Dont wait. If interest rates do go up (they have ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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As another week comes to an end, and as I reflect back on what I learned this week I am always amazed at the take away lesson I can come away with even after 17 years of being in the business.  As a seasoned agent I am always ready to help my clients and love the process of aiding the purchase or...
When you do a web search for “average house price in Olympia,” you come up with a lot of good, not-so-good, and just plain lame information. If you were looking for a general idea of what the current market says that homes like yours in your neighborhood are worth, the results are likely to be mo...
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 Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home Before you put your home up for sale, understand how the right comparable sales help you and your agent find the perfect price. Read   Keep Your Home Sale from Falling Apart After finding a buyer, all you have to do to make it to closing is to avoid...
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 Helene Kelbaugh, REALTOR, Internet Marketing Specialist, Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan
(Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan - Baltimore)
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Lutherville Housing Market | Lutherville Real Estate | May 2015 by Helene Kelbaugh of Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan Let's Chat!  Sellers & Buyers: (443) 465-8443  FREE Home Valuation  *  Make an appointment Lutherville Housing Market  Market Analysis Community Info Local Schools Compare Are...