Home Selling

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By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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Seller/Homeowner keep in mind your home will not sell if buyers can't see it.   Sellers make major mistakes when selling their homes especially during the holiday season.    Educating a homeowner the importance of making their homes accessible for showing is essential to selling it in a timely ma...
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, ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Here is yet more proof that once again, NOW is a fantastic time to invest in Florida Real Estate once again. 2015 is expected to be the best year in Real Estate since 2006 according to all the expert indications.   Call the Kevin B Tolbert Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie and let u...
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 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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST SOLD 457 SE Guava Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL Another Success SOLD: Perfect site to build your dream home!   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 457 SE GUAVA TER, Port St Lucie, FL 34983 Search All Vacant Land in Port ...
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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Tallyn's Reach in Aurora, CO   80016 - Market Update  November 2014         Tallyn’s Reach - Aurora CO is located in Southeast Aurora near E-470 and Smoky Hill Road.   You will find homes in Tallyn’s Reach ranging from 1,587 square feet to 5,856 finished square feet and ranging in price from $280...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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    Sunday Open House   12/28/2014   2-3       Check Out This Farm House On 5 Acres      11249  Liberty Road   (House is near Liberty Reservoir  on Blair Lane Please call me for directions) Owings Mills, Md. 21117 $399,944      Little bit of country but a lot of house.   This is a home to bring y...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Selling a home is not easy - however, if you follow these 6 tips in this video, you'll have a better chance of a quicker sale possibly at a better price! Here's a re-post from Jane Peters  You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from ...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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Just Listed! Bayshore Gardens|3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Bradenton FL   Search current inventory of 3 bedroom home for sale in Bradenton FL   Property Details   6328 Georgia Av. Bradenton FL 34207 Price $117,900.00 MLS number: N5901972 Bedroom: 3 Bathroom: 2 Square Footage: 1635 heated area/2862 ...
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 Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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2619 Senter Creek Court San Jose CA 95111 | SOLD   South San Jose townhome style condominium is Sold. Let's take a look at the anatomy of this San Jose home for Sale.   List Date: October 3, 2014 Original List Price: $309,000.00 Price Reduced:  October 16, 2014 Reduced Price: $299,000.00 Offer Ac...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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Who has never experienced a situation where what we saw was viewed totally different by another?   (The same can be said for what we hear.)   Yesterday as I was driving along I-95 in Brevard County I saw a billboard.  This billboard was not just any billboard but one I had noticed before.  It was...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
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Barbara Michaluk Sold in Leisure World MD 15100 Interlachen Dr 1014 Silver Spring, MD 20906  Lovely 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom L Model with Sunroom and Garage Space   Greens II Condo Hi-Rise Building L Model with 1,610 sq ft and indoor garage space Sold Price $290,000    55+ Leisure World of Maryland...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Yes it is true, Short Sales are still around. Did you know there is a SECRET when it comes to getting a SHORT SALE Sold?.Many  Home Owners in  the MANCHESTER NH area still owe more than their homes are worth. Some may be behind in their mortgage payments and others need to move now. The "Good New...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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                CURB APPEAL - MAKE THE OUTSIDE INVITING TO GET THE BUYERS INSIDE                                                                         In my 27+ years as a real estate agent, I can usually tell when I pull up in front of a home I'm about to show what the inside of a home will lo...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Indoors, Poolside Or Golf? Pick How You'd Spend An Afternoon Of Luxury Click here if the page doesn't load correctly 3951 N Pinnacle Hills Cir. Mesa, AZ 85207   If you picked "indoors", you might've been thinking of watching a nice movie or a great game in the family room or perhaps in the elabor...
By Kelly Hagglund, SW Portland Real Estate Expert
(The Kelly Group)
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$300K price reduction!     Gorgeous Newberg retreat with all the bells and whistles. Separate indoor gymnasium with NBA quality basketball court, weight/exercise room and amazing view deck with hot tub. Huge shop featuring 3 car bays, rec room and more! Main residence with 20 x 24 great room with...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Florida 32514:  Home construction: Single-family up, apartments down U.S. home construction fell a bit in Oct. after a big Sept. run-up, but single-family starts rose 4.2%; and building permits, a sign of future activity, rose 4.8%. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newslette...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Yesterday, I received one of those calls we Realtors® love to receive:  “You sold Casey and Mark’s home and did such a great job, I want you to list my home.”   After speaking with the homeowner for a while, we scheduled an appointment for today.  I went to work looking up information on his hous...