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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How Do You Choose a Home Stager? 8 Tips! Recently I wrote a post about a much needed staging put on hold because of a third party’s focus on certifications and licensing.’ It certainly wasn’t an unreasonable request, in that I’m sure they felt they were doing their due diligence in choosing a hom...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
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Wordless Wednesday Marketing Somewhere in Jefferson County WI   How Good is the Marketing on the House You are Trying to Sell?     Wordless Wednesday Marketing Somewhere in Jefferson County WI
By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
Comments 32
Misconceptions About The Sale Process  And What A Listing Agent Does & Doesn’t Do   When it comes to listing a home for sale, there are some misconceptions about the sale process and what a listing agent does and doesn’t do to facilitate getting the property to an act of sale.       MISCONCEPTIO...
By Kathy Smiley, Westlake Village, CA - "Making YOU Smile!"
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Realty)
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 (I developed this informative insert to my listing presentation from a variety of sources. It helps open the door when discussing the "re-staging" of a home about to go on the market. I'd love to credit all the sources that went into this, but theyr'e all over the place! so please enjoy, knowing...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 4
Price Reduced! Nellysford VA Home for Sale - 819 Stonegate Ln  A stunning 3 bedroom brick home and horse farm in Charlottesville area nestled against a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The horse farm has a barn with 7 stalls perfect for serious horsemen and features a large heated and coole...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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    Open-House Events:                     1-4PM on Saturdays Property:                                         2012 19th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Virtual Tour:                                    www.2012-19thStreet.com Offered At:                                     $888,000 Call:         ...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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"I Don't Know Anything About Dry Rot, I Thought I Should Call You.”     I think it is safe to say that dry rot is not a good things to have. Most of us probably recognize rotting wood when we see it. Even the average homeowner doing some work on their home can see that it is something that needs ...
By Todd & Devona - Garrigus Real Estate, Southern California REALTORS®
(Coldwell Banker Kivett-Teeters)
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$329,000, 5Bd/3Ba Single Family House, 2465 sqft.     Garrigus Real Estate | Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters | 951-490-3683 1172 N Shooting Star Dr, Beaumont, CA 92223 Large Home For Sale in Coveted Sundance Community 5Bd/3Ba Single Family House   $329,000 Year Built 2005 Sq Footage 2465 sqft. Be...
By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Joe Graham Real Estate Group)
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530 N. Wright St. To be Built Luxury Custom Home By Hellyer Custom Home Builders This is a to be built, custom luxury home project by Hellyer Custom Builders. Easy walk to Downtown Naperville's beautiful shops, activities and dining. This luxury home's lot is situated on a quiet street with matur...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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                           Muskego Real Estate Report 8/10/14-9/10/14 by Kristin Johnston Remax                        Re-blogged by 0 agents Muskego WI Real Estate Report by Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor   Kristin Johnston Provides The Real Estate Activity For Muskego,WI For the Last 30 Days: ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 5
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Greenfield Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Sally Hanson Keller Williams Realty 414-525-0563 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 1378132   Information valid for the date of this p...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 17
Waterfront Home with Ocean Access Dock in Stuart FL Sold This Stuart waterfront home with ocean access has sold for $80,000.  An excellent value for those wishing to have a waterfront home suitable for a small boat.  For those with an interest in this type of property, please contact me as others...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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FHA Home Loans: How to Pre-apply and Get Approved Before Making a Home Purchase Commitment If you’re in the market for your first mortgage, the Federal Housing Administration may be able to help you. Thanks to the FHA home loan program, you can apply for loan approval before you’ve found a home t...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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    Address: S79W18182 W Tower Dr Muskego, Wisconsin 53150-9470 Taxed by: Muskego MLS #: 1379998         357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066   Phone: 414-254-6647   Fax:   Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com   http://www.kristinjohnston.com     Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-...
By Jeff Fisher, ArizonasRealty
(ReMax Fine Properties)
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Why You Want to Save the Best Rooms in Your Home for the End of the Showing.   Do you remember when you were buying your first home? You may have looked at dozens before you settled on the perfect home for your family to live and grow in. Perhaps another home came in a close second, but you ultim...
(Long and Foster Real Estate, Richmond Virginia)
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Wanda Fears (804) 909-2777 Even though it’s still pretty hot outside, Autumn is upon us. You may be wondering if it is still a good time to sell or buy, fortunately it is. Kids are back in school, families are back from summer vacation and it is not quite the holidays. If you’ve been meaning to ...
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 Bonaire GA in Wellston Hills Subdivision Wellston Hills Property and Community Information This new construction home for sale in Bonaire GA in Wellston Hills Subdivision is nearly ready for new buyers to call home. When complete it will have 2,031 heated square feet, is an open ...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 9
      Home in Glen Lakes Golf and Country Club - Just Sold!   A little piece of paradise just sold with this immaculate villa in the golf and country club community of Glen Lakes in Weeki Wachee, Florida. Property Details: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1 Den, 2 Car Garage Living Area under Heat/Air:  1699...
By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Joe Graham Real Estate Group)
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1489 Aberdeen Court, Naperville IL   Beautiful White Eagle Townhome offered at $269,900 Updated luxury White Eagle Condo with Golf Course and Pond views. 80K Rehab with gorgeous hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite, lighting & hardware throughou...
By David Raesz, Your Key To Results in Your Next Move
(Keller Williams Raesz Team)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Austin Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale For Sellers For Buyers Get Your Homes Value Here Sign Up For Free Email Updates Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?   David Raesz David Raesz and The Raesz Team 512-794-6635 Questions?Sc...