Home Selling

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By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
(RE/MAX OF THE POCONOS)
Comments 22
  New to the Real Estate Market in Pocono Summit PA is this Luscious Lakefront Home on Beautiful 330 acre Stillwater Lake!     Stunning Views! Awesome Sunsets! Clear Blue Water! Great Fishing! This is the Lake that will fulfill your dream of owning a Lakefront home.  This Lakefront Home is a gre...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 13
  Two-Story Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Just Sold!  by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty Property Details: 4468 Bahama Drive, Hernando Beach, Florida Bedrooms:  2    Baths:  2 Living Area under Heat and Air:  1561 SF Total Area under Roof:  3544 SF Sold Price:  $250,...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 12
  Why do agents shoot themselves in the foot??  Don't want to show them homes for sale?   Send them to me. I do NOT require a pre-anything prior to showing a home to a caller.  As long as I can verify their phone number (caller I.D. or a call back), I'm happy to show a home.  Of course, we chat a...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 12
Another Exeter RI Home Sold in Deerbrook Estates - 107 Scenic Wy This Exeter RI home sale at 107 Scenic Way in the new construction neighborhood of Deerbrook Estates just left the market and is in sold status now.  In agreement within 7 days, this pristine Exeter colonial home with 2 car garage, ...
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Lakewood Ranch Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   The Pascarella Group Keller Williams 941-225-3218 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:Florida License #:3218950 Information...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 1
The REALTOR® magazine has an interesting story about the agent production fiasco and AgentMatch system that had so many agents up in arms. Agents who didn't want their production known because it was very low and agents who didn't want their production known because it was very high. I don't know...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 12
Port Salerno Waterfront Home with Dock and Guest Home Sold 4032 SE Paul Terrace in Port Salerno has been sold.  The sales price was $489,000.  This was an ideal home purchase for those looking for deep water ocean access home that is suitable for up to a 35′ boat.   Located on a quiet dead-end st...
By Jan Green, RE/MAX Excalibur Scottsdale Green REALTOR
(Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills)
Comments 1
Sellers Should Leave During Showings Sellers Should Leave During Showings.  Today I closed a sale in North Scottsdale and I was meeting with my client to celebrate.  Woo hoo!  After a very long search, negotiating over $6,000 in repairs, we finally closed today.  She couldn't be happier.  Meeting...
By Jennifer Fitze, CDPE, ABR, SFR
(Keller Williams American Premier Realty)
Comments 2
Jennifer Fitze, Realtor, Keller Williams American Premier Realty Direct: 443-504-7830 Office: 443-512-0090, Website: www.JensMDhomesearch.com   2917 Onyx Road, Parkville, MD 21234   This Parkville, MD home has just been listed For Sale!!     2917 Onyx Road, Parkville, MD 21234   HIGH END LUXURY ...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
Open House: 14569 BENEFIT ST #212 SHERMAN OAKS ,CA    91403 3pm : 6pm ~ Sunday ~ 4/13/14 The very first Open House. Come and see this gorgeous condo! Please Pass This On To Everyone You Can Think Of....  What a great opportunity!! At this moment in Sherman Oaks community: 66 active 2-3 BR condos ...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 2
The temperature outside is finally warming up. There are no excuses to not get the outside of your home ready to sell.  If buyers see a distressed outside, they won't bother to see what's on the inside. A great presentation, inside and out, is what sells houses.  Contact Six Twenty Designs, your ...
By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 2
                            Rare 4 bedroom home in a fabulous East Medford area, with great RV parking! Its not often you find a one level home this well cared for at such an affordable price. The moment you enter, you will love the open feeling of the hardwood entryway and the open floorplan wit...
By Ryan Reynolds
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 2
Congratulations to Travis on the purchase of his new home! We wish you the best of luck.
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Century 21 Manausa and Associates)
Comments 23
Every homeowner who wants to move has four different ways to go about it, and choosing to rent out your home is one that seems to be the default decision for those that fail in their attempts to first get the home sold. For many it can be a wise decision, allowing them to turn a problem into a lo...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 53
One key tenet of marketing a home is differentiate it from the others.  Sometimes, as in the case of Brevard County, Florida's planned unit development of Viera, the differences between many homes is very limited.  Some developments have "cookie cutter" structures while others have custom and or ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 50
Will the Neighbor’s Dogs Kill Your Sale?   A new listing popped up in my alerts for a neighborhood I am watching for a very particular client.   The property is exactly she is looking for in terms of location, price, style (single story), among other features.   I went to preview it immediately (...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
Just SOLD in Providence Park Subdivision in Warner Robins GA  SOLD in Warner Robins GA You have to be quick on your feet in this community or the home you like may be under contract before you know it. Such is the case here as this very nice starter home just SOLD in Providence Park Subdivision ...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Phoenix Real Estate Agent, CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 32
How to Spot a True Professional Business Partner   Yesterday our long time home inspector met with a long time client at his home. The client has been through, to say the least, A LOT, this past 3 or 4 years. His wife has had multiple brain surgeries and is now permanently in assisted living. He ...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, Menifee Lakes California Real Estate
(REALTY EXECUTIVES OTF)
Comments 0
That Goat Doesn’t Belong in the Living Room! A few years ago, I attempted to short sell a home for homeowners who were landlords. They assured me the tenants were “good people” who knew they were selling the home. The tenants would be ok with showings as long as I gave them at least one hour noti...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Phoenix Real Estate Agent, CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 93
On My Planet Dual Agency Would be Banned - Nixed - Gone Forever   Let's begin with a little story on my planet: Mr Seller hired Agent X to sell his home. He trusted that Agent X had the expertise to advise him well and make it possible to get him the highest price possible, with excellent terms a...