Home Selling

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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 CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie What is your PGA VILLAGE ho...
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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 Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier)
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For Sale in Addison, TX. This light, bright, single story, zero lot Addison home in the Waterford subdivision has the open floor plan today's buyers want. With wood floors, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, gas range, and a bonus room, this little charmer will welcome you in. Several s...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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Maintenance free Villa for Sale in Heron Shores, Venice FL   3170 Night Heron Lane, Venice FL 34293   Search maintenance free villa for sale in Heron Shores, Venice Florida here     Listing Information   MLS # N5902376 Listing price $154,900 Bedroom: 2 Bathroom: 2 Car garage: 2 Living area: 1378 ...
By Pete X with X Group Real Estate Advocates, Huntington Beach, CA 714.459.2017 OCLister.com, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(Investments to Luxury)
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      Fountain Valley, California...A Great Place To Live!   There are at the moment 30 single family residences available in Fountain Valley from $539,000 to $1,400,000 Put the power of our multilingual team of four to work for you with nearly 500 million in sales. Allow us to help find the best...
By Cindy Davis
(SD Home Source Realty)
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Once you've sold a couple hundred of homes, one can't help but learn a few things. There are disctinct differentces between listings that sell in a day or two, and those that sit on the market. Here are 5 Best Practices When Selling a Home: 1) The home is on the MLS. There is simply no way to gai...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Kathy Streib has given us a list of oft-overlooked areas when cleaning. Helpful at any time, especially important when preparing your home to sell. Check out the list and then, if you are like me, you'll want to grab the vacuum and dust rag and tackle some of these tasks. Selling Your Home? 14 Ar...
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 Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Getting Married And Got An Extra Home?  Or Two? You're about to get married and you've got 1,000 different decisions to make!  Location, date, dresses, rings, invitations, guest lists and REAL ESTATE! More and more we encounter people waiting just a bit later in life to get married, and while the...