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By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 48
Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% or 6 % if you sell your home yourself.  You may save a portion of the commissions, but since over 90% of the For Sale By Owner homes are sold by Realtors, you may very well end up paying the...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 11
Pewaukee Condos,Real Estate Market 11/18/14 to 12/18/14,Kristin Johnston   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Condo Sales,Pewaukee Remax                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Remax Realtor,Gives You The Re...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
JUST LISTED 3275 SE Pinto Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL Come grab a beautiful lot in Southbend only walking distance from Jessica Clinton Park and only 2 minutes from turnpike at Becker Road or s   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for COMPLETE...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 6
Who has never experienced a situation where what we saw was viewed totally different by another?   (The same can be said for what we hear.)   Yesterday as I was driving along I-95 in Brevard County I saw a billboard.  This billboard was not just any billboard but one I had noticed before.  It was...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 5
For Sale Purcellville.  Agent Preview for Relocating Buyers Reveals The Best and The Worst.   There are about 15 homes listed for sale in the price range.   Narrowing them down to the best of the best means previewing the exteriors.  That was the task yesterday.      Many of the homes in the targ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 10
Lise Howe  makes an amazing and correct point about what it means to be a nun represented FSBO seller.    Good points here for all sellers before they try to sell without representation.   Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% o...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
Pending Sale in Kathleen GA in The Rydings Subdivision Many Houston County Georgia buyers missed out on a beautiful home because they were to slow to act...when you decide you like a property you need to be prepared with an offer in this fast paced market or you will find the home you want is alr...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Rio Rancho Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Barbara Gregus Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services 505-559-4480 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 829381   Information valid for ...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 2
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 3906 E 4th St, Stockton, CA 95215 $199,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1966Sq Footage: 1651 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2Lot Size: 0.25 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION 10,500SF, 3 ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 6
  Many Realtors will advise their clients who are selling a home to wait until the tenants lease is up before putting it on the market. Why? Here are a few reasons:   1. The home will likely need some work before putting it on the market. Even the best kept home will need some paint touch up, ya...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 8
The holiday celebrations started early for a very happy buyer who has just put 2900 Leisure World Blvd Unit 414 under contract! Listed for $320,000 the very popular Z model condo has 2 big bedrooms, a table space kitchen, and a large solarium and a separate den in addition to the living room/ din...
By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
Comments 3
  Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. Getting back together, they discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother. The first said, "I built a big house for our mother." The second said, "I sent her a Mercedes with a driver." The third smiled and said, "I've...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 6
This fantastic Massapequa home in "Harbor Green" sold for $540,000.00 by RE/MAX Wittney Estates   Click Here To View Homes Currently Available For Sale In Massapequa   If you have any questions about this home or would just enjoy working with an AWESOME Realtor you will want to contact Judi Ross ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 15
SOLD Ranch Home - Green Mountain - Lakewood CO 80228       Ranch style homes are always high in demand, and this one was no different.   It was not long before a Buyer decided this was "the one".   It was a smooth transaction, and this home was closed today.   The Sellers had been contemplating b...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
This is so true! The 'For Sale By Owners' want to attract the buyer's agent by declaring that buyer's agent will be compensated. Good for buyer's agents. However, does it help the FSBOs? A total 'out-of-box' thinking in this re-blog from Lise. Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your ...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 344 Leslie Ave, Stockton, CA 95207 $162,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1966Sq Footage: 1526 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2Lot Size: 0.19 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION Clean home ...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 415 Northgate Dr, Manteca, CA 95336 $225,700 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1968Sq Footage: 1508 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2Lot Size: 0.18 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION Cute 3 bed...
By RockStar Realty Group, Rock Stars in Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
         14310 Fm 1488 Rd | Magnolia TX          Rick Raanes Rick Raanes 281-960-1900 Questions? Schedule a Showing!   14310 Fm 1488 Rd Magnolia, TX 77354 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 1 ( 1 full ) List Price: $810,000 Living Area Approx : 1564    Contact the listing agent Rick Raanes with The Rock St...
By Christopher and Stephanie Somers - Realtors - Philadelphia Real Estate
(Realtor / Owner - RE/MAX Access)
Comments 2
Copy and paste this link to our website for complete property details and pics: http://briv.it/j1v5   Welcome to this charming 3 story brick front home in the Temple University section of Philadelphia. This property offers many desirable features. With 4 large bedrooms each with ample closet spa...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 17
Do you know the secret to a Short Sale? Do you really know what a Short Sale is? How about how a Short Sale works? To most in the Real Estate business it is no surprise that a Short Sale and it's process are very confusing to most Sellers, buyers and even some agents. This Holiday Season Santa ha...