Home Selling

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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Considering selling your home: Seller’s Advice in the greater Los Angeles Area by Endre Barath, Jr. I know most sellers do not want to hear this message never the less, I will say it anyway: THE HOUSING MARKET IN LOS ANGELES is in transition. We went from a hot smoking sellers’ market, when home...
By David Dee, Real Estate - San Gabriel Valley (L.A.) & N. Orange County CA
(IRN REALTY)
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HIGH DEMAND RENTAL AREA.   PROPERTY ADDRESS: 17201 ELM, HUNTINGTON BEACH CA 92647    REDUCED $75,000!! NOW $1,125,000.   2 Units in Front building plus Detached 2-story HOME built 2002 in back building. Special mix of 3 Units on 2 separate buildings. Located in Cul-De-Sac on 10,000+ sft lot.   P...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 66
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 Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 35
Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Land to be Moved This has been a 5 year battle to have this Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Parcel of Land to be moved from its location to its right location.  The Superior Court just decided that the deadline ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 108
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 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 Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
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As a Listing Agent, there is a lot I can do to help you prepare and price your home for sale.  In fact, let's count the ways: Whole house  - including the exterior and yard - assessment of condition Recommendations on clearing and storing clutter Complimentary staging consultation to present your...
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 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 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 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 61
Through the Front Door the Senses Take Over Photos grab the attention of the buyer. But Sellers, simply having good photos doesn't get the house sold. You have to have good curb appeal and that includes not having any major distractions from your neighbors. A junky neighbor, the neglected house n...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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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 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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                  Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 10/23/14-11/23/14 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real ...
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...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Grand Isles in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Grand Isles in Wellington Fl, also known as Grand Isles at Wellington, is a guard gated community in the southern area of Palm Beach County. It is a community of 611 homes constructed between 1997 and 2000 by Lennar Ho...
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)
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Current Inventory stats for week 47, 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;   3 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. ...
By Gary & Melynda Wolter, Wolter Team Realtors, CRS 319-350-7901
(Iowa Realty)
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The word is "salability" a word that most people don't even know how to spell as the word "sale" isn't even it it. We learned the word many years ago being a part of the Master Sales Person Society with the Floyd Wickman program.  If you want to sell your house you need to know if you house is ab...
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...