Home Selling

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By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
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Staging in Vaughan we have staged some luxurious homes but this condo has it all. Ever wish you could just take a midnight dip without having to go all the way to the pool area? We can say that your wish has come true with this two storey penthouse condo.  Located at 141 Woodbridge Ave. in downto...
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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By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I bought a lottery ticket once.  Thank God it was only once.  Actually, I went out on a limb and bought 20 lottery tickets.  One dollar each.  All the same number.  I was so positive that I had the winning number that I was certain I was going to hit it big time!!  I stupidly made the mistake of ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean. You no doubt were told this by your real estate agent as well. However, besides scrubbing your floors and cleaning wi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Home for Sale in Byron Georgia in Wexford Place Subdivision Wexford Place Property and Community Information Consumers in middle Georgia who are looking for a reasonably priced home have come to the right place! This newly listed home for sale in Byron Georgia in Wexford Place Subdivision might j...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
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What are the BIGGEST Mistakes Wellington Home Flippers Make? Growing up I'll never forget the "creepy dilapidated house" down the block, the one where the imaginary witch lived, the one you told ghost stories about. I never thought anyone would actually buy that vacant rundown home, but someone d...
By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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You just got a call that an agent wants to show your house in 20 minutes.  The kids are off school today and you have been slacking on the housework.  You are in no way, shape, or form ready to have someone see your house in its current state.  And you can hear Susan Nealey's voice in your head s...
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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Luxury Home in Fountain Hills AZ 85268 To view this property website, click the picture or visit: http://16324enicklaus.AgentMarketing.com   16324 E NicklausFountain Hills , AZLuxury Home in Fountain Hills AZ 85268   Offered at $1,200,000.00 16324enicklaus.AgentMarketing.com Newly Remodeled Luxu...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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If you, or anyone you know, is looking to purchase a home in Waukesha, WI, contact Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX today!I will be taking a listing in Merrill Crest Subdivision next week.  The well maintained home offers 4 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a 2 car attached garage.  It is located in a wonde...
By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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If the internet Gods came to me and asked me to add one feature to the internet house search to make it great, I would say "Add a scratch 'n sniff button!" Yes, I would.  It would add so much.  Then you wouldn't even have to leave your couch to smell all that dog slobber on the carpet.   And, oh,...
By Andrew Manzano, SEO Consultant
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Okay, so you've put up your "For Sale" sign and you've made the tweaks and changes to your house, as well as posting on several listings online. But it's been weeks, and months even, & your house is still not selling.Why? Could it be because the market is down? Or maybe your price is too high? Or...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2014   Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Many real estate markets around the Country are suffering from a severe lack of inventory. Buyers are ready and eager to jump into homeownership but there just aren't enough homes available for sale. The latest chart from the National Association of Realtors may hold the key as to why there seems...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
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Newport Shores Open House in Newport Beach | 323 Walnut Street This three bedroom, two bathroom home is being offered at $1,318,000.This is a price reduction on this Newport Shores Home. Open today - January 31, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm This home has been remodeled with wood floors downstairs, and gr...
By Russ Ravary, Metro Detroit homes (248)310-6239
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Over the years I have had some of my clients ask me to put in the realtor comments that they will offer a bonus to the realtor for a full priced offer    a bonus to the real estate agent for an offer by a certain date a cash bonus to the real estate agent Let's talk about the last one....a cash b...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
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Has your home value gone up in the past six months?  I am getting more phone calls in the last two weeks after a mailer going out and people are thinking about putting their home on the market soon. With the low inventory that we have in the Denver area right now is the time to really think about...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Stover Mill at Warwick is located in Central Bucks school district. www.cbsd.org. If you live in Stover Mill and would like a free market analysis of your home call Gita Bantwal at Re/Max Centre 215-343-8200x124 or 2152758491. The interest rates are low and there are people looking to buy a home ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert Arizona Year to Date  Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty.  Listing Prices in Gilbert   The Active Median List price for homes in Gilbert, Arizona has seen an increase month over month since September 2014 when the Active Media...
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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        Red is Back   In My Flower Mound Garden     The colors red and green take on a different perspective on January 29, 2015 than it did a month ago during the week of Christmas 2014. What a difference colors have on ones decision making ability depending on the seasons. In December, the colo...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!!!
(The Cummings Company)
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Sold!!! 1003 Wesley Avenue Mobile, AL 36609 OverviewMapsPhotos $134,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,592 sqft Location 1003 Wesley AvenueMobile, AL 36609USA The Cummings Team The Cummings Company LLC(251) 602-1941kelly@ccllc.cohttp://www.ccllc.co           Li...