Home Selling

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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision Woodland Hills Property and Community Information Are you tired of renting? Ready to own your own home? If so, this home for sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision might just be the property for you! This newly listed...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Grove Creek in Davie FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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When we have been given the honor of listing someone's house...we always ask why we were chosen.  The answer helps us to be better agents...to bolster the things that appeal to Sellers and polish our presentation for future listings.    The reasons are varied.     - You were recommended by our n...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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SOLD 1920 Lake Evanston IL 60201 I could have sold 3 or 4 of these and I wish I could have because this one went fast. Today we closed on 1920 Lake Street in Evanston IL. My client the seller was very happy at how fast we made this happen and with a cash buyer. Cash or not if a property is market...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Port St Lucie Pool Home Great New Price   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $150,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through windo...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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River Pines Town Home Stuart FL SOLD! 5686 SE Riverboat Drive in River Pines, Stuart, FL has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. Listed price was $128,000 and this home sold for $124,500 with no seller concessions after 26 days on the market. Spacious town home with private quiet...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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I like to think of myself as a compassionate person who cares about other people, and I often find myself jumping into high gear when people are mistreated. One of the biggest abusers I see in my line of work are debt collection agencies. That's because I happen to sell a lot of short sales in Sa...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 62
Losing Clients, The Devil Is In The Details   It's often not the big things that cause people to say ENOUGH.  It's the little things, one small irritating cut at a time until finally the pain reaches the point that farewells must be said.   It becomes time to place the  "ex-" in front of customer...
By Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
Comments 51
My husband and I have moved 3 times which means we have sold 2 homes so I totally understand the frustration of  selling a home! One frequent complaint by sellers is that the buyer's agent is late for their scheduled appt. I'd like to briefly shed some light on why this happens. Last weekend was ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 45
Whether you are Buying or Selling a home, there are certain words or phrases that can stop a conversation, bring silence to a stadium and strikes fear to the agents involved. Many Buyers and home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often learn this hard way. Some are light heart-ed and some ar...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 69
Do You Damage The Value of a Home When You Reduce The Number of Bedrooms?    One would think that to take a home and change three bedrooms into two would be a dangerous thing to do to a home.   You are losing the ability of having the family unit be able to move right into a home with 2 children,...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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We had a very busy open house last week, but no offers.   So we're doing it again this Sunday! An Open House at 7 Terry Lane Clark We will be there from 1-4pm, Sunday November 23rd.  Stop by and see this lovely home! This is a move in ready, 3 bed, 1 bath cape with a fenced yard, deck and a finis...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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The on stage participants crank their head to the side and upward to see, hear the "survey says......" and the wait for it, wait for it answer to the real estate question. The one where the crowded in, sardine like audience wonders too. What scores high or at all on the  overhead powerpoint poll....
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Grand Isles de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Octubre 2014   Grand Isles en Wellington, Florida, es tambien conocida como Grand Isles de Wellington, es una privada y cerrada comunidad en el suroeste de Palm Beach County. Es una comunidad de 611 casas construidas entre ...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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  Beautiful 2 bedroom Lake Mary FL Townhouse For Sale - 1242 Vineland Pl     Home Photos Local Schools             Torey Eisenman Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 321-422-4729 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:Florida License #:BK0544770       1242 VINELAND PLACE LAKE MARY, FL 32746 Bedr...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Olympia in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report September 2014   Olympia in Wellington Florida is an amazing resort style guard gated community. It has one of the nicest clubhouse set ups we've seen. As you drive to Olympia's clubhouse and recreation areas, you are surrounded by Palm tr...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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VICTORIA SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE 554 HEATHERDALE LANE 4 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE Google Map Showing Heatherdale Lane   HOT NEW PRICE VICTORIA 4 BED TOWNHOUSE ROYAL OAK was $540,000. Good News Victoria Home Buyers, my 4 Bed 3 Bath Townhouse listing is Now Only $512,000. PUT THIS TOWNHOUSE ON YOUR OPEN HOUSE LI...