Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

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 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 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 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 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 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...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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Patricia Kennedy – Highest Quality Real Estate Service in Our Nation’s Capital!   Spurred on by ActiveRain’s January 2015 Challenge “Ringing and Singing”, I was quite excited to make my first phone call to Patricia Kennedy on January 5, 2015.  I had read her blogs for years and she embodied 3 of...
By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Gorgeous Halibut Cove Home and Land OverviewMapsPhotos $1,700,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms5 BathroomsInterior: 7,162 sqftLot: 8.65 acre(s) Location 52225 Halibut Cove REM SWHalibut Cove, AK 99603USA Debra K Leisek Bay Realty, Inc.(907) 235-6183debra@bayrealtyalaska.comhttp://w...
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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     Selling Your Huntington Beach Home?   Every home owner that I know would love to net the maximum amount for their home and the two areas that any homeowner has control over are in home presentation and in strategically pricing one's home right to bring the highest and best offer in the least...
By Joy Daniels
(Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.)
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  GROUND HOG DAY OPEN HOUSE - Shipoke celebrates Ground Hog Day, with the mayor and more!   TODAY - Saturday, January 31st from 1 to 3PM!     Shipoke is a thriving community in Harrisburg.  This electric population of a little over 400 offers something for the families, business owners, retirees,...
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 Russ Ravary, Metro Detroit homes (248)310-6239
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Over the years I have had some of my clients ask me to put in the realtor comments that they will offer a bonus to the realtor for a full priced offer    a bonus to the real estate agent for an offer by a certain date a cash bonus to the real estate agent Let's talk about the last one....a cash b...
By Diego Jaramillo
(Keller Williams Realty - Houston Real Estate)
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  One of the most frequently asked questions that I get from seller is "Do I have to fill out a Seller's Disclosure?"  You bet you do...well....almost....there are several protected classes in Texas that are exempted from providing a disclosure notice.  The most common Seller Disclosure Notice in...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Price Reduction: 1012 6th Ave SW Isanti, MN 55040 Now: $164,900 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1469 sq. ft. Built in 2007 3 stall garage Check out more information on this newer built home for sale in Isanti, MN on MNHomeShop! This stunning home built in 2007 in Isanti Mn is for sale and priced to sell. Large...
By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I hatechu zillow.   I really really do.  You make my job as a real estate agent so much harder.  I have to continually go behind you and clean up your mess every single time. No.  My Listing is not, nor has it ever been in foreclosure. No.  My listing did not sell 2 years ago for more than I am l...
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...