Home Selling

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By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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*SOLD* 1653 N Merrimac Ave, Chicago IL 60639 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. Sellers: Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Buyers. Search Chicago Homes For Sale: Chicago Real Estate Foreclosure Listings (198) Chicago Real Estate Short Sale Listings (153) Chicago Real Estate Single F...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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SOLD 3359 N Oak Park Ave, Chicago IL 60634 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Search Chicago Homes For Sale: Chicago Dunning Real Estate Chicago Edgebrook Real Estate Chicago Edison Park Real Estate Chicago Jefferson Park Real Estate Chicago Lakevie...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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*SOLD* 155 Hastings Mill Rd in Streamwood IL 60107  Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. Virtual Tour Photos: www.tourfactory.com/919385  Search Streamwood Real Estate Listings: Streamwood Real Estate New Listings (36) Streamwood Real Estate Foreclosure Listings (36) Streamwood R...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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*SOLD* 5155 N. East River Rd Unit# 213F in Chicago IL 60656 Chicago O'Hare area. Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. VIRTUAL TOUR: http://www.tourfactory.com/917504   www.bestrealestateagentsinchicago.com  | MICHAEL SORENSEN | RE/MAX CITY | (773) 987-8224 SOLD 5155 N East Ri...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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SOLD 845 Deerpath Ln, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home.Virtual tour photos: www.tourfactory.com/904963   Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Search Hoffman Estates Real Estate Listings: Hoffman Estates New Listings (70) Hoffman Estates Foreclosure Listings (...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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*SOLD* 7721 W Sherwin Ave in Chicago (Edison Park), IL 60631 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home.See The Virtual Tour >> www.tourfactory.com/909834   Search Chicago Edison Park  Homes For Sale: Chicago Edison Park New Listings (24) Chicago Edison Park Foreclosure Listings (...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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SOLD 6850 Ridge Point Dr #3C, Oak Forest IL 60452 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home SEE THE VIRTUAL TOUR: http://www.tourfactory.com/915642   MICHAEL SORENSEN | RE/MAX CITY | (773) 987-8224 | www.bestrealestateagentsinchicago.com 6850 Ridge Point Dr Unit 3C, Oak Forest, IL 6045...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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Michael Sorensen represented the sellers of this home.  *SOLD* 4323 N Narragansett Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 www.bestrealestateagentsinchicago.com MICHAEL SORENSEN - REMAX CITY CHICAGO TEL: (773) 987-8224 - TEL: (847) 696-1664 I SOLD 160+ LISTINGS CLOSED SINCE 2009www.msorensen.illinoisproperty.com ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Want to know why I do not want to stage this house? The last thing anyone in business wants to do is turn business away, but I made the above statement to an agent recently. “Want to know why I do not want to stage this house.” Home staging isn’t just about moving furniture around; bringing in a ...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer: 200+ Deals Closed
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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*SOLD* 2120 Oak Leaf Lane, Lake Villa, IL 60046 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home.  VIRTUAL TOUR: www.tourfactory.com/998686  OUTSTANDING! HIGHLY UPGRADED. MOVE-IN CONDITION. 3 BEDROOMS UPSTAIRS PLUS 1 IN FINISHED BASEMENT OR OFFICE, 2.5 BATHS. HUGE FAMILY ROOM. VAULTED CEILING...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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My first open house with the Empire Realty Group will be held &/27/14 form 1pm to 3pm at 203 Woodsmoke Lane Greece Gorgeous!! Totally Professionally Redone!!3Bdrm W/Mstr Bath,Fam Rm w/Fireplce,First Floor Laundry!! ALL NEW: Thermo Windows,Roof,Seemless Gutters,Alum/Vinyl Soffits,Ext/Int Paint...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Evanston IL Real Estate Market Time Lowest in Years The Evanston IL Real Estate Market time is the lowest in years. So far in 2014 the time on the market until a home or condo sells is an average of 79 days down 43% from last year, 2013 when it was 140 days and 2012 when it was 168 days.  If you ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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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 Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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The Henry County listings aren’t dominated by any particular kind of seller—like local listings everywhere, all kinds of homeowners are represented. One attribute they generally have in common is the motivation to make their sale happen quickly. Sometimes that’s because they have settled on a new...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Wisconsin 2014 June Home Sales Report     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center               2014 June Home Sales Report State Home Sales Increase in June as Prices Stabilize Downloadable 2014 June Home Sales Report Downloadable 2014 June ...
By Mark Bruno, Monterey Peninsula Home Team Leader
(Monterey Peninsula Home Team - Carmel, CA - Coldwell Banker)
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Salinas Real Estate for Sale 1144 Cape Cod WaySearch for similar homes for sale Listing Details Salinas home for sale1144 Cape Cod Way Salinas, CA 93906Contact Agent for priceMLS# coming soonBedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square feet: 1682 Sq Ft (Measured Floor Plan)Lot Size: 6032 Sq Ft Contact Mark Brun...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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The 7 Most Unaffordable Cities for Real Estate in the USA (And 3 Affordable Gems!)   As prices continue to rise across the board with everything from food to gas, it’s no wonder that real estate prices are high in many cities across the USA. While this is the case for a large number of cities, th...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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140 Erie Road, Columbus, OH 43214 $220000.00 The Jackson Team Phone: (614) 431-1220 Office: (614) 431-1220 Single Family Status: Active   Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Sqft: 1744.00 MLS#: 214033073 Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description: Own a historic home on a quiet Clintonvi...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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Hire the Agent Who Thinks Like a Buyer When Marketing Your Franklin TN Home You've decided to sell your Franklin TN home. The next step is hiring an agent for the job. You know your neighbor is a real estate agent and your sister's husband Joe knows an agent but how do you decide to find ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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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...