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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Buena Vida de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Diciembre 2014   Buena Vida en Wellington Fl es una comunidad para adultos de 55+ años de edad. Bienvenido a esta comunidad con estilo Europeo y seguridad privada en la entrada! usted se sentirá como en la alfombra roja! Dent...
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Diciembre 2014   Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellington Flor...
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Olympia in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2014   Olympia in Wellington Florida is an amazing resort style guard gated community. It has one of the nicest clubhouse set ups we've seen. As you drive to Olympia's clubhouse and recreation areas, you are surrounded by Palm tr...
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Olympia de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta |  Reporte del Mercado Diciembre 2014   Olympia en Wellington Florida es un hermoso conjunto cerrado estilo resort. Tiene uno de los mejores casaclub que he visto. Cuando usted maneje en Olympia’s clubhouse y sus areas de recreacion, usted estará rod...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2014   Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2014   Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel ...
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 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 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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert Arizona Year to Date  Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty.  Listing Prices in Gilbert   The Active Median List price for homes in Gilbert, Arizona has seen an increase month over month since September 2014 when the Active Media...
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...