Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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Bethel Church has been at the same intersection (Smoketown and Minnieville) since it was built in 1850. Originally, it sat across from the Sunoco service station in what would have been the middle of Smoketown Road. In 1977 the Bethel Historical Society had the building moved to its present site...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
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Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 2 Story Austin White Stone JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek in NW Austin   www.9533indigobrush.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 9533 Indigo Brush Dr. is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cre...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Tropical Paradise Waterfront Home Under Contract   To view the online version of this eFlyer, please click here:  http://www.searchallproperties.com/eflyer/1946496/8001-SE-Paradise-Dr.-Stuart-FL     Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Stuart FL real estate Rocky Point Homes for Sale Search...
By Laura Andersen, A HomeSOLD Name (678)462-1191 Woodstock, Georgia
(Keller Williams Realty Partners ~ 678.462.1191 agentandersen@gmail.com)
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Search current inventory of Towne Lake Hills West, Towne Lake Hills East, Towne Lake Hills North, The Estates at Towne Lake Listing Details OPEN HOUSE Sunday 2pm - 5pm 2001 Towne Lake Hills West Price: $289,900Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage per tax: 2963 sf Finished Full Daylight Basemen...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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This One's Gone! Another Home Sold by Craig Rutman, Your Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Real Estate agent!   This beautiful home in Wake Forest, 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...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 Dorie Dillard Closed Another Home in Canyon Creek NW Austin July 2014 My sellers found a move to a closer location to their children’s private school was in order. We found the perfect house, won the contract in multiple offers, closed and they moved in. They kept their home well maintained so o...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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South Kingstown RI Home for Sale | First Look Coming to Market This renovated South Kingstown RI home for sale is coming to the RI real estate market soon so here is your first look to this amazing mint condition colonial contemporary home.  Located in the southern part of South Kingstown in the ...
By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Coastal & Surrounding Areas
(Illustrated Properties Daytona Fl 386.299.8291 )
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You Will Love the Views of the Intracoastal Waterway... Wonderful opportunity to own a home in the Historic Area of Ormond Beach Florida. Breathtaking views, very chic interiors, and the perfect waterfront Ormond Beach location in Volusia County makes this four bedroom, three bath one level home...
By Terri Poehler, Coral Springs Real Estate Agent
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Coral Springs Country Club Recent Sales for June 2014 The Country Club area of Coral Springs is one of the nicest communities still kept up today. And the amazing thing is, all the residents in there just do it out of home ownership pride. There isn't any Home Owners Association keeping afte...
By Jean Rogers & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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Search current inventory of Sweetapple Elementary School homes Listing Details Home For Sale in Roswell 1025 Crabapple Parc DrivePrice: $285,000MLS number: 5324075Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5   Call John Thomas at 770-650-9300 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. You Wil...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Yonkers Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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3729 Juniper Ln Davie FL 33330 Sold After 19 Days on the Market to a Cash Buyer by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties            KEY FEATURES:   Splendid 5 bed, office, den, 5.5 baths with pool & spa in exclusive Long Lake Ranches West. First floor boasts with- large eat in kitchen wit...
By Jeff Fritzson: Frisco Real Estate Pro, Your Success is My Focus!
(Jeff Fritzson Real Estate, Ebby Halliday Realtors)
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In hot markets such as Frisco Texas or San Jose California, many sellers are thinking that it may be OK to try and sell it themselves or just work with a broker who will provide MLS access for a flat fee such as a limited service broker. Many sellers regardless of the market also try to save mone...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Spacious Stuart Home for Sale OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $379,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 3,324 sqftLot: 1.20 acre(s) Location 5620 SE Lamay DriveStuart, FL 34997USA Our recent listings Spacious Stuart HomePool Home in Great LocationOc...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduced in Eagles Landing Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Eagles Landing Home for Sale This just reduced Eagles Landing home for sale has 1,224 heated square feet and is ready for new owners to call it their own! Built in 2000, this home is well suited for first-time buyers, investors,...
By The StoneBridge Team
(Keller Williams® Realty Sonoran Living)
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  Come join us for our Open House Sunday August 3rd 1-4pm Sonoma Ranch Gilbert AZ 85234.   This beautiful 3 bedroom with den or office has a sparkling Shasta pool plus all the upgrades.  You do not want to miss this Open House Sunday August 3rd 1-4pm Sonoma Ranch Gilbert AZ 85234. A REALTOR® wil...