Home Selling

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By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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I Just Have To Share This Great Groupon On Superstition Mtn Museum!   The breathtaking sight of Superstition Mountain is one reason why folks flock to these parts of Arizona but back in the 19th century, American settlers moved in drawn by the legend of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine.  View Larger...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Just Listed for Sale or Lease:  3967 E Morning Dove Trail, Phoenix AZ   85050     Spacious 4 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home with three car garage and salt water pool. Beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor level. Gas fireplace for cool evenings will warm you in the family room. The island ki...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Buy this Maui property before the price goes up! People often wonder why Maui properties stay on the market so long, and why they are priced so high. If you owned some property on Maui, would you be in a big hurry to sell it? Many Maui homes and vacant lots are bought with all cash, that's just t...
By David Hulka, CMRS
(West USA Realty)
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WOW!...is what comes to mind when you walk into this incredible 5 BR Home in Gilbert in the amazing Adora Trails subdivision. Priced at $398,000, the owners have spared no expense, putting in $119,000 in upgrades. It is easily one of the finest homes in the community. Turn-key, ready for move-in,...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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The Anatomy of A Seller's Costs to Sell a Home   At some point, people have to consider the sale of a home.  For many it can come after having lived in the same home for many years. For other's it's a matter of either more or less space, or a job relocation.  The common reality all must face is t...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Palm Beach Gardens FL Home For Sale | 2332 Wilsee Road Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410   Come home to this lovely dream home in Palm Beach Gardens Fl, where you can feel in tune and one with nature. This home sits on approximately half an acre of land and boasts of beautiful landscaping, vibrant and ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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I'm not one of those who thinks that it's necessary for a licensed real estate professional to hire someone other than themselves to sell their own home. I have represented myself in the sale of my own home multiple times. There are plenty of disclosure laws that we must follow but as long as we...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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  Selling a Home “Avoid Costly Mistakes…     Have you decided to sell your home? Your first move needs to be lining up a local REALTOR®. And before you know it you have buyers lined up at your door. Sounds like a piece of cake, right? Maybe not. Here are a few things to know about selling your ho...
By Joe Niece
(REMAX Results)
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As I try and make sure that I am the best agent that I can be for my clients the try and put myself in their shoes.  If I was looking to buy a home in Eden Prairie Mn, I would want the best Eden Prairie Real Estate Agent that I could find.  What would that mean?   I think it takes many things to ...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes in a real estate transaction.  This is about one home showing and what we, as Realtors° have to endure before and after just to SHOW a home.   A client was coming into town in preparation for a relocation to the area.  He had previously seen ...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Who doesn't love a precious pooch.  Though most of us are animal lovers having pet odors inside our homes can be a big turn off for potential home buyers. Ask your Realtor for her opinion on whether your home smells like your pet before placing your home on the market. If your Realtor gives you a...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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  Scoring The Best Offer On Your Home…     Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, coming up with the right “pricing strategy” is paramount. Make sure you have the right game plan for setting your listing price.   When it’s time to sell your home, you will hear a lot about “getting your ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Buying for the First Time? The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Mortgage Process If you have heard nightmarish stories from friends and family members about the home mortgage application process, you are not alone. In fact, some of these stories may have even been a reason why you have held out on...
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)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Price Reduced!     Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today. This will not last long!   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS                 Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie W...
By Annette Lawrence
(ReMax Realtec Group)
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Fairway Estates, Dunedin Florida - Market in a Minute and CIS Score Results.5 Mar 2015 ------- Fairway Estates in Dunedin Florida is a community of approximately 513 single family homes situated in a golf course environment. This 2, 3 and 4 bedroom home community has sustained great popularity wi...
By Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Agent - Grayslake
(RE/MAX Center)
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Selling Your Home in 2015 - Housing Market to Spring Forward Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward”! Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back th...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Denver Home Sales Tops the Charts   The Denver Business Journal had an article yesterday relaying the news that Denver tops the chart in sales in the Country.    Homes sales showed a 9.1% increase in January, and has the highest rate of appreciation than any other State.     They went on to say C...
By The Harris Group, Your Kansas City North Real Estate Experts
(The Harris Group)
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PRESENTS   1209 NE 68th Terr, Kansas City, Missouri Call us at 816.223.0217 or  go to http://kchomesbyjohn.kwrealty.com/search/ to schedule a showing today!     This 3 Bedroom Home with Walkout Basement has a Great Deck out back for Entertaining! Separate Laundry Room, Rec Room and Bonus Room Do...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. The experience, dedication and strong communication you'll receive here will help ensure the successful and profitable sale of your home: 1. The Local Advantage - Take advan...
By Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Agent - Grayslake
(RE/MAX Center)
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  Selling Your Home in 2015: New Construction Equals New Competition     For the last several years, home sellers had to compete with huge inventories of distressed properties (foreclosures and short sales). The great news is that the supply of these properties is falling like a rock in the vast ...