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By Tg Glazer - The Right Realtor® for the Right Results!, Westfield/Cranford, NJ area
(Coldwell Banker, Westfield, NJ)
Comments 37
How Yoda Can Sell Your House Yoda...that little, green, ancient sage.  With so much wisdom gleaned from his centuries of existence, we can all learn a little something.  But there is one enduring truth that Yoda espouses that can help you successfully sell your home. Do.  Or do not.  There is no ...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 23
Drones and Real Estate When you hear the word “drone,” you’re more likely to think military target than local residential listing. But drones could be the Next Big Thing in real estate photography—that is, if they don’t run afoul of the law. Technically known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), d...
By Melissa Brown, Realtor - South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale
(Savvy + Co Real Estate)
Comments 11
Here are my top 10 reasons to sell your home during the holidays - and no, I haven't had too much eggnog!  Yes, I understand that the holidays can be a busy and stressful time for many people.  The thought of putting your house on the market during this time period can be daunting.  However, ther...
By Pat McCormick
(Long and Foster Gainesville)
Comments 56
They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Residential Real Estate - 772-708-3292, Solutions that meet our Clients Needs, Not Ours
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
        For anyone thinking of selling a home, "What's my Home Worth" is pretty much the question on your mind.  If you see a realtor's for sale sign in the yard and pretty soon, you have a new neighbor.  It is a little awkward to knock, welcome them to the neighborhood and ask them, "How Much D...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 37
Why Fall Can be the Best Time to Sell Your Home Winter weather is approaching and I get questions from prospective sellers as to whether they should wait until spring to put their homes on the market. I have even had some Clarksville TN sellers that are currently listed ask whether they should p...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 50
These Home Sellers in Palm Beach County Really Get It!   As a Home Stager, my favorite home staging projects are occupied homes.  We’re not starting with a blank canvas so we have to work with what the seller has.  We also have to be very sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that the seller i...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
Pending Sale 1707 Coronado Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL PENDING! Newly remodeled 3 Bed 3 Bath 1 Car near Lawnwood Hosp, shopping, beaches. Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 full Living Area Approx: 1986 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Tradition Homes for Sale 3-D Virtual T...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 46
My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Casas para la Venta en Meadow Wood de Wellington Fl  | Reporte del Mercado para Septiembre 2014   Meadow Wood es una comunidad establecida en Wellington, Fl y si esta buscando una casa para la venta en Wellington, Meadow Wood puede ser lo indicado para usted. Es perfecto si usted quiere estar cer...
By Gabriela Agostinelli, your full time agent!
(Century 21 New Millennium)
Comments 3
Open House today in Westbury Lexington Park MD!   Open House today at 21563 Starboard CT, Lexington Park, MD, 20653. This gorgeous home will be open from 1pm to 3pm. Come and see this move-in ready 3 levels colonial with gourmet kitchen with double oven and island, and beautiful hardwood floors. ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 24
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 13
    Another successful PENDING! Here is your chance for a 1/2 ac 3 Bed 2 Bath Florida Room, Corner Lot in Oak Hammock area.     Description Photos Maps & Local Schools     Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 2210 SW Matheson Terr, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 43, Willow Glen area, San Jose, CA (95124, 95125)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;    2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 8 Single family...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 4
open house Peoria AZ Vistancia http://12763wchucks.agentmarketing.com/     12763 W Chucks Peoria, AZ 85383 3 Bedrooms + Den Vistancia Village Peoria AZ 85383 Price : $205,000.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square Foot : 1,814 Lot Size : 6,095 sq.ft. Community : Vistancia Village County : marico...
By Douglas Trudeau, MBA, Assoc. Broker, Selling Tucson Real Estate
(Tierra Antigua Realty)
Comments 1
If you are a Realtor who takes your own photos or one who hires a professional, pay attention. I will discuss in other blogs lens selection, camera selection, and more about lighting. But, before we go there I'd like to talk about basic lighting. This picture was taken with prime lens with no lig...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
 Casas para la Venta en Sugar Pond Manor de Wellington Fl | Reporte del Mercado para Septiembre 2014   Sugar Pond Manor en Wellington Florida es una hermosa y tranquila área residencial. Usted ciertamente admirara sus exuberantes y lindos arboles, usted admirara sus senderos y caminos por el que ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in Sugar Pond Manor of Wellington Fl  | Market Report for September 2014   Sugar Pond Manor in Wellington Fl is a wonderful and serene residential community. You’ll certainly admire its lush and lovely trees, interesting interweaving paths, and winding walkways which make strolling...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 43, Santa Teresa area, San Jose, CA (95111, 95119, 95138, 95139) ... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;   2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
 Homes for Sale in Meadow Wood of Wellington Fl  | Market Report for September 2014   Meadow Wood is an established community in Wellington Fl- and if you are looking for a home for sale in Wellington, Meadow Wood might be the perfect choice for you. It’s perfect if you want to be close to the eq...