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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 116
When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
Part of the art of listing a Henry County home for sale is to highlight features that will catch eyes in a wide assortment of different groups of prospective buyers. It’s “the more, the merrier”—and very often the ultimate buyer winds up being unlike the typical prospect you would have thought mo...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 5
Home owners thinking about selling their Melbourne, Florida house or condo are very often nervous about committing to a real estate agent for a potentially long time.   I can understand their concern when it comes to a long listing agreement to sell their home.What happens if there is no activity...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Aero Club in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Aero Club of Wellington Florida is more than the only fly in community in Wellington Florida! Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun rising and you see it is a clear day for a ride today. You stroll out of your larg...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 9
The logs on the websites, video channels can help you pinpoint where the effort pays off in marketing real estate property listings in Maine. Anywhere on the planet an agent, broker, REALTOR can study the numbers, connect the dots. And see plainly where the traffic comes in, soars, backs off. Inf...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 5
Chadwicks is located at 203 Strand St  Alexandria, VA 22314. Chadwicks is just across from Big Wheel Bikes. The phone number for Chadwicks is (703) 836-4442. Chadwicks serves American food at affordable prices. Chadwicks in Old Town is a popular hang out for locals (people who went to High School...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 3515 Pleasant Row Ct, San Jose, CA 95148 $648,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1984Sq Footage: 1532 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 8276 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESC...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
  This is the third re-blog of the Open House trilogy - from Michael Jacobs - with a different twist on open houses. And idea is really great. Why do you sit at the open house? The answer is - To get the home sold! Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I ...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 846 Raccoon Valley Dr, Manteca, CA 95336 $376,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2008Sq Footage: 2336 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 3 BathsFloors: 2Parking: 2 GarageLot Size: 6969 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family ...
By Jamie Mixon
Comments 1
    Just Listed         The MIXON Group Team Leader/ Listing Specialist Keller Williams Realty Services 504-315-0334 Licensed In: LA License #:0995684962       607 River Oaks Drive Covington, LA 70433 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms : 4 ( 3 full, 1 half ) List Price: $485,000 Living Area Approx : 3654    ...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 0
Pace Florida 32571: Renting your old home instead of selling? Some tips From 2007-2011, more than 3 million owner-occupied homes became rentals, but many of these new landlords stumbled over the details. Here are the basics. Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 325...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 23100 Kasson Rd, Tracy, CA 95304 $875,000 KEY FEATURESSq Footage: 7000 sqft.Bedrooms: 1 BedBathrooms: 1 BathParking: NoneProperty Type: ManufacturedDESCRIPTION Turn key operation, has been in business 23 years. Only...
By Ashley Hauf
(Keller Williams Classic Realty NW)
Comments 16
With many holidays around the corner, sometimes selling your home may seem like a headache! Actually, this is a great time to list your home...and here's why: 1. Serious Buyers- People who are looking to buy a home now usually have a real need to. Perhaps they are relocating, enrolled the kids in...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 1
Beautiful Central Virginia Farm Home for Sale | 179 Manse Rd Wake up every morning to the smell of crisp country air amidst the breathtaking view of the lush fields and mountains from this beautiful Central Virginia farm home for sale. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home sits on over 88 acres of land...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 40
Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I received last week.   Sitting an open house.   Have you heard the term?   I don’t know about you but it’s one of my pet peeves.   Sitting an open house.  I cringe just writing the term.   I know open houses may not ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
Comments 41
My New Purpose For Open Houses   I read a post this morning by Mike Cooper asking if "The Open House" is dead. I don't know. I know some agents whose entire clientele comes from working open houses. I don't think I'm aggressive enough to "capture" buyers at open houses...but as we all know, every...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Are you thinking over whether you should sell your home now or later? Well, if it's any help at all, about 24 hours ago, 19 homes in Arlington just got sold!     Yes, 19 homes just got sold in Arlington alone! The lowest sold price was $86,000 and the highest was $435,000 with an average of $192,...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 4
Hawaii Bed and Breakfast for sale, Kealakekua, Hawaii Aloha Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate  We are very excited about co-listing it with Julie Edens (RS) of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers - first time as a joint venture between 2 great brokerage firms.     Offered @: $2,500,000.    ...
By Jean Rogers & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
Comments 0
Open House November 30, Sunday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Address 360 Green Oak Drive, Roswell, GA   Click for Directions!   Price Click For Current Price3 beds 4 BATHROOMS ( 3 full, 1 half ) 2200 Square Feet   View Property Website for more information,pictures, current price, maps, schools and more! De...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 4
Upgraded Home for Sale in Solivita Community FL | 213 Grand Canal Dr Seated within one of Florida’s most prestigious 55+ communities, this upgraded home for sale in Solivita Community FL offers the best of living for active adults. This beautiful 1 story, single family home is located at 213 Gran...