Home Selling

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By Jenifer Lower, Team Service Above Expectation
(Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net)
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Think you can’t list your home in winter?  Think again!  According to a 2 year nationwide analysis study done by Redfin researchers, February is the best month to list your home.  (Click here for more.)  Why?  Here is what researchers say: ·         There’s less competition for sellers.  People ...
By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
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Market Update for Meadow Lakes as of December 2014 Real estate market data for Meadow Lakes, Boca Raton, FL provided by  Rick Schuster of Jaycee Realty.Meadow Lakes Market Update Over the past 90 days, Meadow Lakes has seen 5 Multiple Listing Service home closings with an average sale price of $2...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthu...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Keep An Open Mind.  Buyers Can Change Their Minds.  Knowing the Market in Loudoun County VA.   "Indulge me" was what I said to a lovely couple looking for a home in Loudoun County.  This post inspired by Larry and Sheila. Their criteria included resales up to 20 years old and the usual 4 bedrooms...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 29, 2014 Last week’s economic news included several housing related reports. Housing markets continue to cool as November reports on existing and new home sales fell below expectations. New Jobless claims were lower than expected by 10,000 clai...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Equestrian Club of Wellington in Wellington FL | Homes For Sale | Market Report November 2014   When speaking of  Wellington real estate, we must say that Equestrian Club Of Wellington is one of the communities in the village we consider just one of the most wonderfully planned. You’ll surely be ...
By Bill Kennedy, Homes For Sale Greenville SC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  100% USDA FINANCING AVAILABLE for qualified buyers!! CONVENIENTLY LOCATED minutes from Downtown Pickens eating & shopping & a few more minutes to Wal-mart or Downtown Easley. Beautiful private, scenic living, over looking horse pasture & nature. Partly wooded lot with some mature trees. Great f...
By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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We Buy Charleston Area Houses _We Buy Summerville SC HomeSellers_We Buy Charleston Area Houses _We Buy Summerville SC   Do you have a house to sell to us?  We buy houses today!See http://www.SCHomeBuyers.net  843-883-3319 We buy houses from people in situations just like yours all over South Caro...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Some Home owners looking to sell their homes are ready to try anything to sell their home. While some homes listed sell in mere days others may never sell at all. It may take a New Years resolution for Home Sellers to change their ways, skip the short cuts, skip the out of town listing agents and...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
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Planning To Sell Your Warren County Ohio Home in 2015?  7 Tips to Get Ready! Are you ready for a change?  Time to bump up because you need more room?  Or maybe you're heading in the opposite direction and ready to shift to a 55+ community, a patio home or a condo?  Or maybe you're ready to leave ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Market Update - Conservatory - Aurora, CO  80013  November 2014   The Conservatory is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located North of Hampden between C470 and Tower Road.  The Conservatory is a desired neighborhood due to the newer construction and easy acce...
By Evan Ryan
(Buy and Sell Group)
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**SOLD** This house is better than new as it already has a wooden privacy fence, and all appliances stay! As you pull up, notice the nice curb appeal with the brick and wood accents. It also has a covered front porch. The kitchen has beautiful real wood cabinets. The living room and master bed ro...
By Andy Leung, The Power to Move You!
(Team Leung-Keller Williams)
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We have told you before you must get pre-approved, that is step one, but what comes after that? Once you know how much you are approved for, you can decide how much you can afford, and how much you want to spend on your home. Be realistic about your budget, crunch the numbers, and make room for r...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Auburn Estates Subdivision is located on CR 18 east of US 33, before CR 13.  Auburn Estates Subdivision  is located on the north side of the road. Concord Township, Elkhart Indiana. Children who live in Auburn Estates Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Concord Community School...
By Dorene Slavitz, I sell Homes! Let's make HOME happen!
(Residential & Commercial Real Estate)
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he In's and Out's of the Real Estate Sales Buying and Selling Real Estate is more than a simple unemotional transfer of money and signing of documents. There is often an exchange of negotiation points that are important to all the parties involved. Knowing what is involved and how to successfully...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Meandering Meadows Subdivision is located south of New Paris, east of CR 23 on CR 146.  Meandering Meadows Subdivision  is located on the east side of the road in Jackson Township, New Paris, Indiana. Children who live in Meandering Meadows Subdivision who attend public school will be attending F...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
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December 20, 2014 by Lori Ballen, The Ballen Group Las Vegas, Henderson, Nevada  Let's Talk! Buyer Line: 702-604-7739 Seller Line: 702-482-7739     One way a seller can attract buyers is by throwing an open house. Done properly, an open house can attract multiple offers and secure a fast sale. Do...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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Fantastic Opportunity in the Grandview Area. Very charming home in need of a complete rehab. Large, open living and dining room. Family room addition put on in 80's or 90's that opens kitchen up for great potential. Great street within walking distance to 5th Ave and many shops. 3 bedrooms and 1...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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    The Kitchen and Master Bath are the most important selling features in a home.   (Unless the Buyer is a single guy, and maybe it is the garage...)         For the Kitchen - will granite go by the wayside for another kitchen counter top?    There are are few choices for counter tops - Corian, ...