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By Eric Hempler, Minnesota Realtor
(The Minnesota Real Estate Team)
Comments 12
In most cases the decision to sell a home has to do with a life event and sometimes, especially in a market down turn, your home may not have enough equity to allow you to sell. It might make sense to wait for the market to recover, but in some cases waiting may compound the problem. Let's take a...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 47
My Attorneys Said I Have Too Much Faith In Humanity! I did not know it was even possible to have too much faith in humanity however that is exactly what my risk management attorney said to me the other day. I called to see if I maybe missed something. What's happening in my Silicon Valley real es...
By Laura Andersen, A HomeSOLD Name (678)462-1191 Woodstock, Georgia
Comments 40
Homes in Cherokee County You may recognize the photo to the right as the same photo in my signature below.  I get a lot of nice compliments on what a nice Kitchen this is.  The secret to the Kitchen cabinets is that they are PAINTED!  The vast majority of homes built in this area were constructed...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 59
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Creekside Subdivision Creekside Property and Community Information This new to market property has 2,481 heated square feet, and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Creekside Subdivision. Built in 1994, this home is spacious, with a large yard for kids, pets,...
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 5
Baptism by Fire - My First Real Estate Deal Green as the summer grass I was standing by the administrators desk in my newly joined real estate office when a lawyer came flying in the office saying I need a Realtor!  I'm a Realtor I said.  So we pow wowed about this  RI real estate property that n...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
SOLD 2104 Woodland Ct,Waukesha,WI 53186. Waukesha Realtor, Buyer Agent     Congrats Patrick and Anne!                   Address: 2104 Woodland CT Waukesha, WI 53186-1262 County: Waukesha   MLS #: 1347130       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066   Phone: 414-254-6647   Fax:   Email: kjohn...
By Margaret Gehr
(Chicagoland Home Staging LLC ~ Re-Arrange It Interiors)
Comments 3
Because Chicagoland Home Staging does a lot of work in vacant homes we do a lot of setting or decorating dining room tables.While we almost never actually "set" the table, we do pay careful attention to the way the dining room, or other eating areas, are presented. We know that while the dining r...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 9
                        Real Estate Market Report,New Berlin,WI for 3/17/14-4/17/14,Remax               New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                                                               Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Est...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
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 Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 2
  18180 17th St Princeton, MN 55371 Charming County Home! Description   Inside the home has 5 Total bedrooms, including 4 bedrooms on the upper level.  Good news is there is one good sized bedroom on the main level. One of the upper level bedrooms currently being used as design room.  Upstairs al...
By David Vandermyden, Real Estate Professionals working for you
(Pacific Coast Group)
Comments 2
Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Roseville Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? David Vandermyden Keller Williams Realty 916-749-5577 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 14022304     L2L Virtual Tours AR    
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
Comments 3
SOLD! Yet Another Home Sold by Craig Rutman, Your Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate agent! This beautiful home in Durham, NC is now sold. But don't worry folks. Even though this one is no longer available, YOUR new Raleigh, Cary, Apex area home is out there. If you're looking to buy or sell a ...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 10
President Harry S Truman had a sign on his desk "The Buck Stops Here".  That sign was made in a Reformatory in Reno, Oklahoma.  The other side of the sign says, "I'm from Missouri".  While not, from Missouri, the first side of that sign "The Buck Stops Here" rings true for many of us, including m...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
  But Two Other Agents Will Do It For Less..   I have been protecting my commission since my very first listing. There is a Floyd Wickman audio tape that I was part of way back in 1996. My position has not changed.                                                                 I choose not to ne...
By Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
Comments 7
Well folks, it’s time to get your showing shoes on for another great listing in Aurora. This home, located in Willow Park, is priced to sell and in this hot neighborhood it WONT LAST LONG!     1704 S. EVANSTON STREET - AURORA, CO 80012   Aspen Lane Real Estate is proud to present this 3 bedroom, ...
By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Keller Williams Realty Loudoun Gateway)
Comments 1
  Cascades Townhome w Finished Basement on Sandbank Sq. Within less than a year, Ask Gina & Company has SOLD 5 townhomes on Sandbank Square in Lowes Island. The most recent being the Cascades townhome at 47589, which features an open main level including a gourmet kitchen, dining room with wood f...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 12
Osprey Creek Home in Martin Downs Country Club Just Listed Just Listed: 4084 SW SW Osprey Creek Way in the Martin Down Country Club is available for purchase for only $189.000. Country Club Living Under 200,000.  2 bedroom plus den/office or possible 3rd bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 car garage home in ...
By Jimmy Chickey, Las Vegas Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest, Partner in the Jamie Cox Group)
Comments 1
You May Have Equity in Your Home If you are behind on your home payments, you may have a way out.  According to Inman News, in cities like Las Vegas, property values have risen so much in the past 12 months that many homeowners actually have equity in homes and may not even realize it.  In many ...
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 15
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, ...