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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 30
SOLD in the Hawthorne Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia SOLD in Warner Robins Georgia It sounds like a broken record but is typically true...sellers who keep their home well maintained, reasonably updated, and priced according to the current market conditions stand the best opportunity to sell...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 2
Here are the June homes sold in Atlantic Beach, FL. This report includes all single family homes, and do not include any condominiums.     June 2014 Homes Sold:                                             22 Highest Sold Price:                                    $495,000 Lowest Sold Price:       ...
By Kristin Hamilton, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
Motivational Mondays- The Love of My Dog to Get Me on Track This morning I got up about 6:00 am and made a cup of coffee. I was on the patio looking at the hummingbirds buzzing around the feeder and my mind was wondering instead of listening to the news blasting away near my ear. I thought since ...
By Nancy Laswick, Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
Comments 3
Large Family Home Close To Everything! OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $340,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 2,400 sqftLot: 7,433 sqft Location 3935 East Mercer LanePhoenix, AZ 85028USA Nancy Laswick Realty ONE Group(602) 793-1627Nancy@NancyLaswick.comhttp://www...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 11
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...
By Nancy Laswick, Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
Comments 4
8522 N 114TH AVE Peoria, AZ 85345 Offered at $165,000 Wonderful family home --no neighbors behind you. Awesome view of mountains and wonderful sunsets. 4 bedroom, 2 bath home, recently updated. Tumbled stone tile in living areas. Kitchen opens to the Family Room. NO HOA. Within 1 mile of the Peo...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
  On Top of the World!     Home Photos Local Schools     Coming Soon         Praful Thakkar Keller Williams Realty 508-314-1640 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:MA       20 Rocky Woods Road Hopkinton, MA 01748 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms : 3 ( 2 full, 1 half ) List Price: $629,900 Living Area...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 1
    TOO LATE!     This Single Family Brick Beauty In Baltimore   Had Multiple Offers   2700 E. Northern Parkway Baltimore, Md.  21214 MLS #BA8243516       You missed this great single family brick home with an entrance parlor, living room with fireplace, separate dining room, eat in kitchen, sun ...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
Comments 2
 It seems like over 50% of agents in this area seem to think they have to write some description of the mountain views in the remarks. I've seen " Beautiful", " Gorgeous", "Breathtaking", "Exceptional", " 360", "Too die for", "O...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Yonkers Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 86
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 52
We can always come down on our home's price, but we can't go up.   I've heard this over and over through the years " We can always come down on our home's price" so we want to price it higher than what your comparative market analysis (CMA) indicates.     "We don...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 16
What is the Adults Children Responsibility to Parents in Housing?   We all have different lives, responsibilities and things to do but we always have responsibility to our parents as they age.  In RI real estate it becomes clear all the time as I view homes on a market analysis when an adult chil...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 33
Sellers-You Are Responsible for Your MLS Photos!   Your house is for sale and you’ve probably heard how important your MLS photos are.  They are!  90% of buyers will begin their search for their new home on the Internet.   Buyers are human and if your MLS photos don't look good when viewed o...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 39
Home Staging is All About Balance   Being a Montgomery county PA home stager has its challenges. We're faced with the tough job of telling home owners that they need to change the home they've been living in for the past 10 or 15 years. All personal choices like paint colors, wallpaper, f...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
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 Linda Sabo, "Happy Client--Happy Realtor"
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
Comments 1
Amazing Listing on the Maumee River in Waterville, Ohio        Imagine living on the Maumee River in Waterville Ohio on 2.75 acres of manacured lawns with five bedrooms 4.5 baths, patios, a screened in porch, and a lower level family room that is one of a kind!                                    ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 9
Home Stager, Marie Graham, hits the nail smack on the head in this one.... MLS photos are not taken seriously enough, and for the life of me, I have no idea why we are still seeing so many horrible pictures out there.  Whether you are agent, broker or seller....you have a responsibility to use qu...
By Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE!
(Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ)
Comments 2
East Tucson 2 Story Town Home for Sale at 3428 N Eagle Road Looking for easy? Convenient? Clean? Updated? Move in ready? Well then, you might be looking for this North/NorthEast Tucson, 2 Story Townhome for sale at 3428 N Eagle Road. With it's freshly painted attached two car carport and wrou...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
Comments 0
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