Home Selling

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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 76
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 Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 26
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 Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 23
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 Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 10
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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 11
 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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center July 24, 2014 07:46 AM   Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax                                Re...
By Randy Wells
(Keller Williams Community Partners)
Comments 5
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 Marcy Moyer, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto Probate & Trust Specialist)
Comments 0
Are you the administrator of a North San Jose Probate sale home that belonged to a hoarder? Maybe it was a home that was living in for 50 or 60 years by a relative or close friend who had a lot of family mementos and a soft spot in her heart for them. Maybe he was a collector of things which see...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
Comments 1
Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Beautiful Garden Views From This 2/2 Located On 2nd Floor. Light & Bright Open Floor Plan, New Granite Top Vanity In The Master Bedroom, Neutral Colors Throughout With Carpet & Tile Floors. Metal Roof and...
By Bill Kennedy, Homes For Sale Greenville SC
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
$234,000, 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1845 sqft.     Bill Kennedy | Keller Williams-Blue Line Reality Team | 864-527-7658 10 Perkins Ct, Greer, SC 29651 10 Perkins Court, Greer SC 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $234,000 Year Built 2005 Sq Footage 1845 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Park...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 0
  Single Family Fixer Upper Home For Sale in Roseto, PA     All brick home is located in a quiet neighborhood.  As you enter the home from a covered porch, you enter into the large living room.  In front of you are stairs leading to the second floor.         The living room opens up to a dining r...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
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...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 3
     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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 14
Rocky Point Pool Home With New Price The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL has been reduced to $388,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently been remodeled. Kitchen has new cabinets, counters and stainles...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
Comments 0
This One's Gone! Another Home Sold by Craig Rutman, Your Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate agent!   This beautiful home in Wake Forest, NC is now sold. But don't worry folks. Even though this one is no longer available, YOUR new Raleigh, Cary, Apex area home is out there. If you're...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Grove Creek of Davie Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl pr...
By John Buetergerds, The Sarasota Suncoast Team
(The Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty Select)
Comments 0
MARKETING YOUR HOME TO SELL - THE SARASOTA SUNCOAST TEAM Please watch our video Marketing Your Home To Sell - The Sarasota Suncoast Team Hello, We are the Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty. My name is Anja Buetergerds and I’m John Buetergerds (contact us at 941-894-4063 or at http:...