Home Selling

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By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Saddle Trail Park en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Febrero 2015   Saddle Trail Park es una comunidad ecuestre que se encuentra en el centro de Wellington Fl, Saddle Trail Park in Wellington, Florida es una mezcla de casas con la comunidad ecuestre en lindos p...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision - 123 Montrose Lane This well maintained property just had a price reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia. This home was built in 2004 and has much to offer consume...
By Bruce Hicks, CRS- Your Friend/Helper for Lifetime! 808.9551577
(Best Homes Hawaii)
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Search the inventory of Lowest Priced Condos in Waikiki for Sale 2442 Tusitala St #209, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $154,800 MLS Number: 20150279300 Square Foot Studio, no parking 2442 Tusitala St #103, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $199,800 MLS Number: 201502795300 Square Foot Studio, WITH parking Call Bruce ...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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 Team Zuhl & Are holding an Open House today, Sunday, March 29th, from 1-4pm, at 1202 North Stiles Street in Linden. Come out and see this lovely split level home that features 4 bedrooms, 1 full and 3 half baths.  There's a gorgeous family room with fireplace, meticulously manicured park like ya...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Selling your New Hampshire home in as little time as possible requires strategic marketing.  Having visually and emotionally appealing MLS photos is a huge part of the process. A Home Staging Consult is the best way to guarantee your MLS photos are up to the task.   Here's a fun way to demonstrat...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Does Luck Have Anything to Do with Selling a Home? This isn't a trick question and not meant to get into a discussion about whether luck is real or not. It is meant to throw out the idea that even with picking the best agent and having a perfectly executed marketing plan, having a highly cooperat...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Under Contract - Tallyn's Reach - Aurora, CO  80016     This beauty was only on the market for a few hours, and the first offer came in, and the next day the offer they ultimately accepted - full price.    When a home is ready to show and priced at fair market value - the home will sell!     Stu...
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 Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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It took longer than I wanted to help this client sell their home.  In fact, they just renewed their listing recently and I wasn't sure that was going to happen, but the seller said he knew I was working hard and agreed to a price adjustment and let me bring in a professional photographer and in a...
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 Lynn V. Rubin Realtor, RSPS, ABR, "Let me Cater to your Real Estate Needs"
(Keller Williams of The Treasure Coast)
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Come visit at this beautiful home with all the bells and whistles in Copperleaf, Palm City!   1068 SW Scrub Oak Ave. Palm City. This is a 4-3 built in 2014. Impact Glass, 42' cabinets in gourmet kitchen, center chefs island, San=msung staianless steel appliances. Turn key home!   http://www.flexm...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
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Thinking of Selling Your Leisure World Maryland Home This Spring? Use an Authorized Leisure World Specialist Leisure World of Maryland A Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community Leisure World of Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age a...
By Matt Brady, Lending With Competence And Character
(New American Funding)
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10240 Aviary Drive San Diego, CA 92131 Single Level 4 BR Home For Sale in Scripps Ranch Price : $699,000.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square Foot : 1,811 Lot Size : 11,700 sq.ft. Community : Scripps Ranch County : San Diego Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1972 MLS Number : 1500163...
By Debra Peters, NY Real Estate Salesperson
(Realty Connect USA, LLC 35 Arkay Drive Suite 300 Hauppauge, 11788 Waterfront, 55+, Condos, Listings)
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  With Solar Energy becoming more popular, do you think solar panels add value to a home on Long Island, NY?     For many homeowners on Long Island, NY, saving money on electirc bills is a big concern. The price of electricity seems to keep rising and we are always looking for ways to cut back on...
By Keith Smith, Branch Manager - Mountain West Financial, Inc- DTC
(Mountain West Financial, Inc.)
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7166 Eagles Nest Circle Littleton, CO 80127 Like New Four Bedroom Two Story Price : $409,000.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 4.00 Square Foot : 2,122 Lot Size : 7,405 sq.ft. Community : Ken Caryl Ranch County : Jefferson Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1983 click for more information and ...
By Christina Hood, SearchInlandEmpireRealEstate.com | Luxury & More
(The DOMUS Group | 01820455)
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      UNDER CONTRACT 54850 Wildwood Drive Idyllwild, CA 92549 Single Family Residence - Idyllwild, CA Price : $209,000.00 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square Foot : 864 Lot Size : 1 sq.ft. County : Riverside Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1962 MLS Number : EV14234401 click for more ...
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Dorchester Towers Condo 155 West 68th Street Owner Testimonial We recently helped a wonderful owner at Dorchester Towers condo rent out her investment condo in the building. The rental market is extremely seasonal in Manhattan New York, we are seeing much more activity since the weather is gettin...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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  Remember the Barn and Horse Property When Preparing To Sell                                    When preparing your house to place on the market, it is a great idea to tidy up by removing any personal items and decluttering.  Staging it may help also to accent certain areas and rooms and to show...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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  Team Zuhl & Are proud to announce that the property at 32 Amherst Avenue in Colonia is now under contract!!  The first time home buyer is expected to close on this 2/3 bedroom ranch sometime in May.  The home is in need of some work, but the buyer is looking forward to enjoying many happy years...