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 )
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Pewaukee Condos,Real Estate Market 3/24/15 to 4/24/15,Kristin Johnston   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Condo Sales,Pewaukee Remax                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Remax Realtor,Gives You The Real...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 24
The Price is Reduced in Perry GA in Houston Springs SubdivisionHouston Springs Property and Community InformationMiddle GA 55+ buyers...this lovely home in Perry GA in Houston Springs Subdivision just had the price reduced! With 1,483 heated square feet, all on one-level, this well maintained hom...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 14
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 Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 10
  Warwick Ranch RI for Sale -134 Pequot Ave Coming to Market       Overview Maps Photos Features Neighborhood $205,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 2,144 sqftYear Built: 1963 Location 134 Pequot AvenueWarwick, RI 02USA Ginny Lacey Gorman Phillips Post Road Real...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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 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 Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
Comments 56
  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 Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
Comments 3
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 Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
Comments 5
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 Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 9
Another Bristow Townhouse SOLD!On March 11th (2015,) I activated a listing for a Bristow garage townhouse in Braemar.  I love selling listings in Braemar because that is my own neighborhood.  There is something so satisfying in having buyers flock to an area that I found appealing enough in which...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
Comments 9
 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 Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 1
Just Sold!! -- 2.5 Acre Flagstaff Vacant Lot with a Garage!Come and build your dream home with a lot of the work done for you already! Check off your list, here is what is already on site: a 20'x40' garage/workshop with 220 Amp, work benches and shelving, a driveway and slab poured for an attache...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
  Pensacola Florida 32514, Job growth and cheap gas aren't enough All the pieces are in place for a complete recovery, but the U.S. hasn't fully bounced back thanks to harsh weather, a strong dollar, meager raises and more. Read more.       Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, Find out what...
By Terri Poehler, Coral Springs Real Estate Agent
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This home is less than 2 miles from the ocean!! You could walk to the beach if you lived here. This is a three bedroom, two bath, pool home. And everything about this home sparkles, mostly the location. The home is well maintained and shows from the street. The minute you walk in the new front do...
By Helen and Larry Prier- Anacortes Properties, LLC- Residential Real Estate, in Anacortes & nearby communities & Islands
(Anacortes Properties,LLC- Residential Real Estate Sales- 360-708-4888)
Comments 1
This 2,160 Sqft home on a quarter acre has all the charm of a country estate and all the comforts of Anacortes.   Sun dappled rooms give way to a backyard bordered by trees.     Main level contains plenty of room to spread out in the living room, den/office, extra finished room or on those warm s...
By Terri Poehler, Coral Springs Real Estate Agent
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Step back and take a look at things. Pretend, just for a moment, you're the buyer. If you were out looking for the next purchase, how would your home come off to you? Too cluttered? Too messy? That's what's going to go through every buyers head but more critically. They're not pretending like on...
By Cutberto & Rhonda Salas, Salas Home Team
(Halo Group Realty LLC)
Comments 1
Sellers, you really can do this!  It's a sellers market and we have many qualified buyers looking to purchase a house now.  Don't delay.  Sell your house now while you can call the shots.  We can help you sell your house quickly and at the best possible price. Call Salas Home Team today!  Click t...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
Comments 0
 For Professional Real Estate Services in Mukilteo contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   |   brad@Century21.comThe latest trends in Mukilteo Real Estate can be found hereHave you ever wanted instant acces...
By Debra B Albert PA Team Albert, KW Port St. Lucie, We Make Real Estate Happen
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Underwater Homes Decrease as Home Prices and Equity Raise "At the end of 2014, we saw the lowest share of seriously underwater properties since we began tracking such data," says Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. "But in the first quarter, that share bumped up slightly as home pric...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
Kathleen GA Home for Sale in St Andrews SubdivisionSt Andrews Property and Community InformationMiddle GA buyers...your home search is over! This newly listed home for sale in Kathleen GA in St Andrews Subdivision has 2,223 heated square feet and is move-in ready. If you think this could be the h...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 15
How angry do you get reading this? Meeting with a local group of residents, the talk turned to me when they found out I was in Real Estate. The question posed was "Why would a big national franchise agent list my home if they were not going to do anything to get it sold?" The answer is simple, so...