Home Selling

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By William Bodouva, Jr, 2014 TOP PRODUCER ABR CIPS SRES E-PRO BPOR SFR LRS
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, 1/31/2015 from 2pm to 4pm at 24 Tappentown Lane, Brookville, NY 11545. Meet Stacy O'Halpin, Luxury Listing Specialist with Laffey Fine Homes for a tour of this beautiful home.  This Sprawling 5000 square foot 5 bedroom, 3.5 Bath Center Hall Colonial is prominently set atop 2...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Many real estate markets around the Country are suffering from a severe lack of inventory. Buyers are ready and eager to jump into homeownership but there just aren't enough homes available for sale. The latest chart from the National Association of Realtors may hold the key as to why there seems...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(SUPER BOWL 2015 -Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Get Your Offers In Today! Move-In Ready 4 Bed San Tan Valley AZ Home! 1238 W Agrarian Hills DR San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 $200,000 MLS ID# 5230015 Better make an offer fast on this new listing! This move-in ready 4 bed, 3 bath home has plenty of space for entertaining inside and out: oversized lot ...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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How is An Acceptable Offer Prepared for a Short Sale   Any offer prepared for submission,  ultimately to a bank, needs to be written as free of contingencies  as possible. Even though the seller still needs to accept the offer the bank will be the party that accepts or rejects the offer and possi...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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571 Evening Street, Worthington, OH 43085 $185000.00 The Jackson Team Phone: (614) 431-1220 Office: (614) 431-1220 Single Family Status: For Sale Under Contract   Bed: 2 Bath: 1 Sqft: 1158.00 MLS#: 215002449 Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description: Wonderful Worth...
By Tim Crews, Team Leader, The Crews Team, KW Fredericksburg
(The Crews Team, Keller Williams Realty)
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Looking to Sell a home in Village of Idlewild in 2015? Interested in finding out how much your home is worth in the Village of Idlewild Neighborhood of Fredericksburg VA?  Click the link to receive a list of all homes that have sold in the community.     What's the Neighborhood Like? The homes yo...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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The number of homes for sale in Tallahassee has hit an eight year low, but appears to be starting the normal seasonal rise that begins in late January or early February of most years. 2015 is shaping up to be quite different than previous years, when high inventory levels weighed the market down ...
By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Yes We Are Having An Open House Tomorrow 8 Galora Ln Ladera Ranch We had a great weekend last week at the open house lets do it again.  Open from 12 to 4 Saturday.  This 4 bedroom 3.5 bath is a must see.  Every room is worth your viewing.  This home is a great home to raise a family, to entertain...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Selling your Charlotte area home? Thinking your home is clean? Not so fast! Check out the list below of 14 areas in a home that many homeowners and home sellers forget about when cleaning their homes. Most of these are small items, but they make a huge difference in how your home is perceived by ...
By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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We Are Having An Open House Tomorrow 8 Galora Ln Ladera Ranch We had a great weekend last week at the open house lets do it again.  Open from 12 to 4 Saturday.  This 4 bedroom 3.5 bath is a must see.  Every room is worth your viewing.  This home is a great home to raise a family, to entertain gue...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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Natural consequences are the makings of great life lessons, wouldn't you agree? This globally popular youtube video illustrates the comedic side of making questionable decisions about whom to trust with precious digits... DIY initiatives are admirable, and often work to uncover hidden talent and ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When a potential buyer walks through your home, they need to envision their belongings and decor without being distracted by yours. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Getting Your Home Ready to Sell   You would never dream of inviting guests to your house without making...
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
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My Realtor Wants Me to Lower My Price - Should I?       Has your Realtor told you that you need to lower your listing price?  Do you wonder if you really need to lower it, or does your Realtor just want to sell your house quickly, get their commission and move on to the next sale?   What should y...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Price Reduction: 1012 6th Ave SW Isanti, MN 55040 Now: $164,900 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1469 sq. ft. Built in 2007 3 stall garage Check out more information on this newer built home for sale in Isanti, MN on MNHomeShop! This stunning home built in 2007 in Isanti Mn is for sale and priced to sell. Large...
By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I bought a lottery ticket once.  Thank God it was only once.  Actually, I went out on a limb and bought 20 lottery tickets.  One dollar each.  All the same number.  I was so positive that I had the winning number that I was certain I was going to hit it big time!!  I stupidly made the mistake of ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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  Port St Lucie 4 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car Home JUST LISTED in Becker Road Area of Port Saint Lucie FL. Here is an opportunity to purchase one of Port St Lucie's hottest models, the Ascott Bay IV 4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car from Mercedes Homes. This home features an expansive open floor plan with diagonal til...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean. You no doubt were told this by your real estate agent as well. However, besides scrubbing your floors and cleaning wi...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
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What are the BIGGEST Mistakes Wellington Home Flippers Make? Growing up I'll never forget the "creepy dilapidated house" down the block, the one where the imaginary witch lived, the one you told ghost stories about. I never thought anyone would actually buy that vacant rundown home, but someone d...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Just Because You Get Quick or Multiple Offers... Every day in the Bristow-Gainesville real estate market brings something different.  As usual, I am working with a combination of buyer and seller clients.   One of my sellers is ready to wave a white flag.  He's in a multiple offer situation becau...
By Beth McIntyre
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  SOLD IN TEN DAYS! Call Lewis & Beth to learn more about how their innovative and aggressive marketing program will work for you, too! 165 Notch Road, Granby, CT, 06035 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 1716 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Search All Hom...