Home Selling

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By Carmela Pereira, Sales Associate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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The roads are fine! Don't let the weather preventing you from viewing this home tomorrow from 1-3 PM. This spacious colonial sits on almost a 1/2 acre of property on a quiet cul-de-sac in scenic Sparta. Only minutes away from Lake Mohawk and major highways.     JUST REDUCED $355,000! MOTIVATED SE...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 12
Last night while I was out at dinner I got a voice mail.  It was from a past customer.  She was a buyer and at the time of her purchase buyers were not yet represented in Georgia as clients.  All agents were either an agent or a sub-agent for the seller.  We were however required to treat them fa...
By Victoria & Marshall Henderson, Representing People Not Property
(Buyer's Edge Bethesda Maryland)
Comments 31
What Do Buyer Agents Know About Selling Homes   Turns out-quite a lot!  As Exclusive Buyer Agents with Buyer's Edge, we tour lots and lots of houses. We walk to Metro with our clients to understand their daily commute. We visit farmers markets and local restaurants to get the feel of the communit...
By Jeffrey Masich, Arizona Homes and Land to Sell or Purchase
(HomeSmart )
Comments 4
What is the best thing to do in order to sell a home? What would you do?Make it "SMILE"! A baby's smile is inviting, your home should be also You heard right! Same as a cute baby, or in an interview. Smile, sparkle, make the interviewer like you. Same thing with your home, to attract a buyer....m...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Just Because You Get Quick or Multiple Offers... Every day in the Bristow-Gainesville real estate market brings something different.  As usual, I am working with a combination of buyer and seller clients.   One of my sellers is ready to wave a white flag.  He's in a multiple offer situation becau...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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A Home Seller's Tip  Visit us online at www.PeoriaAZRealEstate.com Sellers, Buyers love clean homes. Here are a few things you can do to get your home ready to sell. Please contact me if there is anything I can do. It's a common fact that clean homes net more money. Most people are turned off by ...
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)
Comments 5
  Pending Sale 5887 NW Carovel Av, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL PENDING! Beautiful canalfront 1/4 ac building lot in Torino. No HOA. Buy today as prices rose over 67% last year.  We have many more lots on the market in this area and all over Port St Lucie so call us today to find...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 2
2305 w cortez St for Sale To view this property website, click the picture or visit: http://2305wcortezst.AgentMarketing.com   2305 w cortez St Phoenix, AZ3 Bedroom Home for Sale Valley Vista     Offered at $115,000. 2305wcortezst.AgentMarketing.com 2302 w cortez St Phoenix AZ 85029 home for sal...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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January in Pembroke Pines, Fl is synonymous with one epic event: the WKIS Chili Cook-off extravaganza! Held the last Sunday of the month, this annual Chili competition brings together chili recipe contestants and awesome concerts by some of the leading singers & bands from Nashville.  This year ...
By Gloria Losie
(Solid Source Realty Ga)
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By Kate McQueen, SRS, Houston Bay Area Real Estate, League City-Bay Area
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In today's home construction and home renovation, many homeowners and home buyers are opting for granite in kitchens and bathrooms.  These counter tops add tremendous appeal and ambiance to the decor of a home and, if properly cared for, can last for many years. But what about cultured granite?  ...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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Fair Oaks Ranch is located just North of San Antonio off Interstate Highway 10 West on the way to Boerne, TX. Homes For Sale in Fair Oaks Ranch ranging in prices from a low $275,000 to $2,950,000. It's a lovely luxury home, golfing community with some nice amenities for everyone. Residents enjoy ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Delafield Real Estate Report 12/23/14-1/23/15,Kristin Johnston,Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center             Re-blogged by 0 agents The Last 30 Days of Real Estate in Delafield, WI, Kris Johnston Remax                         ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Southfields de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestre para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Diciembre 2014     Southfields en wellington, Florida es una comunidad de casas lujosas y ecuestres que esta ubicada cerca de otras comunidades ecuestres del pueblo. Espacios lujosos y amplios que le dan la bienven...
By Heidi Kelley, Selling One Yard at a Time
(Keller Williams Realty Newport, East Bay Rhode Island)
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3 Easy Improvements to Help You Sell Your Home Forget, for a moment, about market trends and interest rates. At any given time, no matter the state of the economy, someone somewhere is selling their home. In any market, homeowners can up the odds that a home sells as quickly and as profitably as...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
Comments 1
Natural consequences are the makings of great life lessons, wouldn't you agree? This globally popular youtube video illustrates the comedic side of making questionable decisions about whom to trust with precious digits... DIY initiatives are admirable, and often work to uncover hidden talent and ...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 7
I just found THE house for my buyer on our MLS today. It's perfect. My buyer would be willing to pay above asking price. There's only one problem; it can't be shown. The house has been sitting on the market for 99 days and now I know why. Per the request of the seller:   "No showings on Friday, S...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 16
We Realtors® talk a lot about what to do to increase the value of your home. But there are also things you can do to devalue your home and make it much harder to sell at top dollar. The article below does a great job of identifying the top five things that could devalue your home. And in the Char...
By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Beautiful Home At 8 Galora Ln, Ladera Ranch Offered at $1,499,900     This Spanish beauty is nestled on a cul-de-sac surrounded by picturesque rolling hills. With approximately 3700 square feet of living space, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Upon entering the home, tumbled Travertine flo...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 4
Rhonda Hollifield, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this co...