Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 21
   Address: 615 Elk Ln Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-4671 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1405945           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-PRO  RE/MA...
By Tim Crews, Realtor and Founder of The Crews Team
(The Crews Team, Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Keller Williams Realtors, Best Realtor in Fredericksburg VAWhere: 925 Maple Grove Dr, Suite 205 Fredericksburg VA Hours: Daily open 24 Hours / DayWhat: Residential Real Estate Cost: $NegotiableContact: Tim CrewsPhone: 540-692-9144Specializing in Selling Homes in Fredericksburg VAThe Crews Team o...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 15
How Much More Will My Colorado House Be Worth Next Year? The real estate market is hot in Colorado.  It is so hot that many sellers are sitting on the fence before listing their homes.  They can see that it is a feeding frenzy in the Denver Metro Area, but they want to make sure they will get eve...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 14
Camas Homes are Selling WellWe have an inventory shortage in Clark County, and Camas is no exception. Houses in good condition, and in good locations, are attracting a lot of attention. Pricing is also a big part of the scene. Homes need to be priced fairly. Ironically, when they are, many get ca...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report March 2015 Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.  Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built in two v...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 18
32 Wolfpit Avenue, Norwalk, CTCOME TAKE A LOOK! Front Entrance with beautiful new masonry      MUST SEE!  this adorable colonial.   This is a sweet house that is priced to sell! Come place your offer!   Great Location, great condition, - all amazing!   Cared for with lots of  TLC!    New roof 201...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 12
 1268 Winston Lewisville, TX  Listed: 4/19/2015 Executed Contract: 4/21/2015 Pending: 4/24/2015 The Little REALTOR® That Could does it again!!!  
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 4
For Sale Acreage Home in SW Ranches FL16111 SW 61 CT, Southwest Ranches, FL, 33301Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties   Southwest Ranches Florida Home features:  The home is a 3 bedroom 3 full baths and one 1/2 bath. Spacious split floor plan SW Ranches home on 1.26 acres (54,871s...
By Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
Comments 9
Open Sunday April 26, 2015~ 18511 Red Tail Ct. Wildwood, MO12:30-2 p.m. For more info and photos:18511 Red Tail Ct with SelectAnn.com    Updated 2 story priced thousands below recent appraisal. Appraisal cites effective age is 10 years due to updates & improvements. Completely remodeled master ba...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
  Pensacola Florida 32514, $1B foreclosure prevention program strategy shift Some first-time buyers could receive up to $15K toward a downpayment under a proposed change to the way Fla. doles out money from its Hardest Hit Fund. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, Find out w...
By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
Comments 60
  Lafayette Indiana Real Estate Market homes for sale $75,000 to $110,000 are selling fast this Spring !  ACCEPTED  OFFER !!! Congratulations to our buyers, Justin and Jackie on their accepted offer on this Lafayette, Indiana 3 bedroom ranch with finished basement!Buyers need to understand that h...
By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 1
Selling your home in Michigan...  What's that smell? If you are selling your home, you may not realize that one of the very first things that impact how a Buyer FEELS about your home is the odors that they encounter when first entering your home...  and each room! Too much fragrance at every turn...
By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
(eXp Realty)
Comments 5
Well I did it again, I sold a home at an open house! A beautiful DR Horton home in Ventana Ranch west. Many real estate agents will tell you that open houses don't sell homes, but four times in the last year I have sold a listing at an open house.I used to be skeptical too, I even wrote this blog...
By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
(eXp Realty)
Comments 2
Real estate isn't rocket science! All it takes to sell a home quickly is three things: A great house, a great price, and a great Realtor!Kudos to the sellers of this beautiful Tiffany home who decorated it beautifully, took care of it lovingly, had it inspected and repaired before listing and who...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
  Pensacola, 32503, 32504, 32514, Owning cheaper than renting in 76% of U.S. metros RealtyTrac: In most of the U.S., it's cheaper to buy a home than rent. Other findings: S. Fla. rent is expensive and Pasco County offers good investment returns. Read more.       Helpful Links   Sign up for our M...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Grand Prix Farms and Grand Prix Village in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report March 2015 Grand Prix Farms and Grand Prix Village at the Equestrian Club in Wellington Fl are gated luxury and equestrian communities of farms and estates. Grand Prix Farms is conveniently locat...
By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
Comments 11
We Have a New Listing 42300 Cee Cee Rd., Temecula for only $950,000 This home is 3838 sf single story home sitting on 5 acres of land with an orchard.  The second structure on this home is a garage and a 1200 sf. apartment. The home sits on top of the hill with a panoramic view of the valley the ...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
Comments 10
 Did you know that only 10% of buyers can visualize how they could live in the house you want to sell? Location,Price,Condition.           These are the top 3 value items that bring buyers to (or push them away from) the house you want to sell!  Location is what it is.  Good or bad, you can't cha...
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Comments 21
A Successful Ice Cream Open House  This weekend we had one of our ice cream open houses for a Costa Mesa condo for sale. We had over 50 people through the Costa Mesa condo in two hours, and we hope to have it in escrow tomorrow. Looking to sell your Costa Mesa home and interested in having use ou...
By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 0
Eastview neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in April 2015.The Eastview neighborhood was formerly a part of the City of Los Angeles. Years ago it was annexed by Rancho Palos Verdes and the residents have the option of attending Palos Verdes Unified or Los An...