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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Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 2/28/15-3/30/15,Remax   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center     My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukesha for the last ...
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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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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    SOLD in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin TX 11601 Sweet Basil CT 78726   Homes located in the Enclave gated section in the Canyon Creek Subdivision are sought after because there are very few that come on market. I was the listing agent when my sellers purchased the home and they cam...
By Erick Blackwelder, Text or call Erick now at 703-677-1120.
(Cell: 703-677-1120)
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You want to "go green" as much as possible with your house.  You recycle.  You use low-flow toilets and shower heads.  You want to add solar panels to your house. Solar panels cost thousands of dollars.  You talk with a representative from your friendly local solar panel company.  The cheerful re...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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 I am sure you are familiar with the phrase "Do you want fries with that?" Well, there's a new phrase in real estate marketing that I'm guessing you aren't familiar with....   "Do you want a bride with that?"   Sellers often throw a little something extra in with the house to entice buyers, but t...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Febrero 2015   Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca dist...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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   Mallet Hill in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015   Mallet Hill in Wellington Fl is an exclusive gated luxury and equestrian community. There is only one entrance in to the community but most of the properties are within walking and hacking distance to the ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 30, 2015 Last week’s economic reports included reports on new and existing home sales and FHFA’s monthly home price index for properties associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages. The details: New Home Sales Surge, Existing Home Sales D...
By Carla Freund, Raleigh - Cary Relocation & Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
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Raleigh, Cary, Apex, & Holly Springs Homes are Selling Fast! Wake Forest, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, and Durham are in Hot Pursuit!   Are you thinking about selling your home in the Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina or Raleigh Areas? Contact Carla Now! Are you getting your home ready to sell? ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Excellent Market to be Selling in "very low inventory"   When I did research in the past few days I realized over the past six months in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona over 5,000 homes left the market unsold, or as Realtors call it expired listings. And when I consider the fact I have not had a...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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How do you keep people from commenting on your blog posts? Easy, write a Market Report. A shocking thing happened when i started my latest series of Market Reports. My comments went form 20 to 5. A couple of posts are at a lonely ZERO.  As i buried my head in sorrow the phone rang, not an hour af...
By Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner
(KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate)
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The University of Arizona Wildcats - well, we could not get past Wisconsin yesterday to make it to the Final 4 - but it is still a great time to showcase several neighborhoods located near the UA. Today's spotlight is - Buell's Neighborhood. Buell’s Addition is a neighborhood located just steps f...
By Larry Story, Total Care Realty, LLC, Greensboro, NC Real Estate
(Total Care Realty)
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Irving Park Home SOLD in Greensboro, NC Despite having been listed for sale for some time with another firm the home remained unsold.  The sellers then listed with Total Care Realty, LLC and now their home in the neighborhood of Irving Park in Greensboro, NC is now SOLD.     While doing our due d...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
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  White Sulphur Springs House is Under Contract!        This charming 2bedroom/2bath house located on Mamick Street in White Sulphur Springs, WV, is now under contract and closing is to be May 1.  This move-in ready house was built in 2004 and boasts of 1,030 sq ft of living space. The main level...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  ACCEPTING BACK UP OFFERS! Two acre property that includes 5500+ warehouse space, large workshop, and Judge Roy Beam homewith private entrance / yard, & 20,000 gallon rain water tanks! Ideal office spaces, workshop, artist studios, light manufacturing, warehousing, etc. Features multiple parkin...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Are you Enthusiastic? No really, have you ever thought about it? How do you show enthusiasm when you are on a listing presentation? Obviously you don't do back flips when you go into a particularly nice listing but how do you show the seller your enthusiasm? I recently did not get a listing becau...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
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In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Algonquin,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you h...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
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In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Buffalo Grove,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should y...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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The Lise Howe Group just sold 9401 Tall Window Way in Kings Contrivance, Columbia MD 21046 for $450,000.  This four bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial had been renovated by the current owners with new bathrooms, a new kitchen, new flooring, fresh paint and landscaping.  The two car garage and family room...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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What is My Oakbrook Springs Home Worth? 2014 4th Quarter Homes Sold Properties currently active on the market: 0 Single-family properties closed: 1 Average sales price:  $103,000 Average list price:  $100,000 Sales price to list price ratio:  103% Average days on the market: 69 Sales currently pe...