Home Selling

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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season!  For those of us who live in Palm Beach County, our season is just around the corner.  That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity level for everything picks up. If you plan on putti...
By Melissa Brown, Realtor - South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale
(Savvy + Co Real Estate)
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So you've decided that you want/need to move and it's time to find a helpful listing agent in South Charlotte NC to market your home and get it SOLD!  If you are not one of my previous clients and are not aware of the level of service that I provide, I hope you will read on, and that you ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 103
What Does Motivated Seller Really Mean? These words are used in our daily real estate jargon and also used in the wording in the Multiple Listing Services. We see them so often that we tend to be numb to what is really being said. What does it really mean? When showing a property this week, I rea...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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0 Pine Street OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $89,900 Single Family Home Main Features Lot: 3.28 acre(s) Location 0 Pine StreetManvel, TX 77578USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Listed by: Maggie...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 7/22/14 to 8/22/14.              By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                 Waukesha Home Sales Over $300,000 From 7/22/14 to 8/22/14                    ...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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With summer drawing to a close (say it isn’t so!), it’s time to cast an eye towards the prospects for this year’s fall home sales market. Fall can be a great time to list a home, but it can be especially opportune for luxury home sales in Henry County. It’s a season that traditionally brings out ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Home Buying Tips: Three Items to Watch out for in a Purchase Agreement Contract   The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to si...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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3406 Mclean Road OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $149,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,496 sqftLot: 132,858 sqft Location 3406 Mclean RoadPearland, TX 77584USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www....
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
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Living down south, our garages have become many things! From cool theater rooms to a mini apartment! They have also been known to hold all the things we don't want in the home! All the junk (and sometimes not the junk) end up in our garage! And of course, 95% of us don't like to organize ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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411 Faulkner Dr. Clarksville TN Now Closed The seller deserves a lot for the credit for this property receiving an offer in only days because the seller did everything right. The home was well cared for and I just made a couple of small suggestions to make it show even better. Everything else had...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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Highland Luxury Home for sale -13490 Golden Corn Dr, Highland,MD 20777   Highland Maryland is a small community in Howard County that is actually the perfect location for commuters to Washington or Baltimore. The real estate market in 20777 is quite diverse. Currently active there are 36 homes ra...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Miramar Condo on Hutchinson Island Pending    9960 S Ocean Drive, Suite 802 in Miramar II on Hutchinson Island in Jensen Beach, FL is now under contract courtesy of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. Miramar II – 8th floor with direct Ocean views. Feature includes: laminate wood flooring, re...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  HOW TO EXPEDITE THE SALE OF YOUR LISTINGS   You are either recognized positively or negatively if you take listings on a regular basis and input them into the MLS over time agents will recognize you as a great agent or as below average. There is NO AVERAGE in this arena of real estate. Watch th...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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About Montclair, Dumfries VA Montclair is one of the most popular residential subdivisions in Prince William County and Northern Virginia.Montclair is, as the community's website says, "When you recall your hometown, you are bound to think of tree-lined streets, blooming flowers, ample ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 10
LISTING AGENT OR SELLING AGENT??  A CONUNDRUM. Want to sell your own listings???  Sell it to customers, with full disclosure of course. Why would a home buyer buy from a listing agent???  They believe that they can reduce the price by the amount that would be paid to a buyer's agent.  Fact is...
By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
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  Welcome To: 655 Todd Trail Newport News, VA 23602   This multi-level townhome is located in Oyster Point Cove. You will enjoy bedrooms which have their own full bath in each room & jetted tub in master suite. The home has been renovated with new carpet, new appliances, new washer & drye...
By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
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  Welcome to: 893 Lucas Creek Road, Newport News, Va. 23608    Perfect for 1st time homebuyers or empty nesters. This wonderful brick rancher has been completely renovated inside and out. There’s a new kitchen with new stainless appliances, new cabinets & new counter tops which opens up into ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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  OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~11306 Tanya Trail 78726 8/24 1-3pm www.11306tanyatrail.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, August 24th from 1-3pm. 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726  is located in the m...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Model Home at Heritage Oaks of Tradition. This home is light, bright and very welcoming from the moment you enter the foyer area. The LR/DR is inviting and you will love the screened in patio built for the Florida Lifestyle. It ...
By Fred Griffin Licensed Real Estate Broker, Tallahassee Florida. Call 850-339-4861
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
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