Home Selling

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By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
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Market Update for Stonebridge Country Club as of December 2014 Real estate market data for Stonebridge Country Club, Boca Raton, FL provided by  Rick Schuster of Jaycee Realty.Stonebridge Country Club Market Update Over the past 90 days, Stonebridge Country Club has seen 4 Multiple Listing Servic...
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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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Hello Everyone,   I thought I would share this information below….please feel free to let me know if you have any questions.   They did finally pass the Tax Extenders legislation of which the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act tax credit was a part.   HOWEVE...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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Increasing Your Home's Value... The Most for the Least   The following are tips to help increase your home's value and get your home sold in the fastest time possible based on my 40 plus years experience working with homeowners who have sold their home and feedback from Victoria home buyers that ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Serious Buyers are Looking Before Christmas  Over the last few weeks I have had this conversation many times with my Clarksville TN sellers. If you want to sell, now is a good time to be on the market. During the holidays there are still showings and these are generally serious buyers. Homes look...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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If you are thinking about selling a home sometime soon, then you probably know that the odds are highly likely that a buyer will order a professional home inspection prior to committing to the purchase of your home. When I started in the business 23+ years ago, this was not something that happene...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Waterfront North Kingstown Condo Wonderland | 207 Seabreeze Dr     Waterfront North Kingstown Condo for Sale | Cedarhurst   OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesNeighborhood $270,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,272 sqftLot: 60.00 acre(s) Location 207 Se...
If you are thinking of selling your Gilbert AZ home without an agent, there are some things you should know.     I understand why many people attemtp to sell their homes on their own.  Most often, they want to save money by not paying a commission.  Another reason might be because they have had a...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Florida 32514:  Homeowners don't know they can avoid some PMI fees Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is tacked on some loans to protect the lender from default. It can be cancelled as equity rises, but many owners don't do it. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, requ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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9 Moving Day Tips to Keep You Sane! Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. 9 Moving Day Tips to Keep You Sane! If you’ve followed my previous Moving Tips posts then you’ve already edited what you have, decided what’s going and hired a professional mover. However, you’re job...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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Victoria Pending Waterfront Home Sales November 21,2014 There are currently 38 MLS Pending Victoria Waterfront Home Sales Looking For a Waterfront Home to Buy in Greater Victoria? Then you have come to the right place. Map of Greater Victoria BC   Where are the Most Popular Places in Victoria for...
By John Buetergerds, The Sarasota Suncoast Team
(The Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty Select)
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Take these ten steps to creating open house success with SEO and traditional tools. You'll be a winner with your time and you'll never let another open house opportunity go to waste. Posted by John Buetergerds - The Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty Select serving Sarasota County a...
By Wendy Smith, Real Estate Advisor
(Wendy Smith Real Estate)
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    Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | (727) 452-3301 SHORT SALE in Tarpon Springs, FL FHA Short Sale! Great Location - 3 bedroom 2 bath…..SOLD!     Under Contract May 2014 Closed July 2014 DESCRIPTION SHORT SALE – Unbelievable great price of only $81,000 for VA buyer and a full waiver of d...
By Anthony Lamacchia
(McGeough Lamacchia Realty, Inc. )
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                        GREAT LOCATION!! Beautifully Maintained Colonial in Desirable Nashua Location! Spacious open living room with beautiful hardwood floors, gas fireplace & lots of natural light! Large updated kitchen with granite countertops, island with breakfast bar, SS appliances & slide...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% or 6 % if you sell your home yourself.  You may save a portion of the commissions, but since over 90% of the For Sale By Owner homes are sold by Realtors, you may very well end up paying the...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST SOLD 457 SE Guava Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL Another Success SOLD: Perfect site to build your dream home!   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 457 SE GUAVA TER, Port St Lucie, FL 34983 Search All Vacant Land in Port ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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PRICE REDUCED! 18604 Mach One Drive, Fort Pierce, FL Aero Acres, 3150 ft runway, 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car on 2.66 acres Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 2199 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS on this property Search All Port Saint Lucie, F...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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  Southfields in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014     Southfields in Wellington Fl is a single family luxury and equestrian community that is also in close proximity to 0ther gated equestrian communities of the village. Lush green open spaces welcome you and...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Palm Beach Point de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta |  Reporte del Mercado Noviembre 2014   Palm Beach Point en Wellington, Florida es una maravillosa, lujosa y ecuestre comunidad perfecta para los que disfrutan de una casa nueva cerca de facilidades ecuestres. Las Propiedades Ecue...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Thinking about selling a home in the Charlotte, NC metro area this winter? Before you put your house on the market, check out our Winter 2014/15 Seller's Guide edition of "Things To Consider When Selling A Home."   The Winter 2014/15 Seller's Guide edition of "Things To Consider When Selling A Ho...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST SOLD 119 SE Via Marbella, Port Saint Lucie, FL ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL SOLD! Beautiful pond front lot with access to 120 acre lake.   List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes fo...