Home Selling

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By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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    I want to list my home in Enfield Nova Scotia I want to sell my home in Enfield Nova Scotia       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Enfield Nova Scotia now for almost 40 years. I do a lot of marketing directed towards Nova Scotia's working out west whose sh...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 3
  Aloha Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and we are very excited about a NEW listing, we are also very excited about co-listing it with Julie Edens (RS) of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers - first time as a joint venture between 2 great brokerage firms.     Offered @: $2,500,000.       ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 85
"Can I forbid a Specific Agent from showing my home?" asked the Seller.    There may be reasons why a Seller distrusts or dislikes specific Realtors ....a family member with whom there has been a falling out...a bad experience...whatever the reason.  Indeed, it is the Seller's home and they may ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Nicholas Conteduca, Chicago's Top Real Estate Agent - Broker/Appraiser
(Jameson Sotheby's/Anywhere Appraisals)
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    West Loop Chicago Real Estate Agent – Nicholas Conteduca Tips for Listing Your Home                                 If you are debating putting your condo or house on the market, there are a few simple steps you should consider prior to doing so.  Your goal is to sell your home at its highest...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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There are currently 1027 active homes for sale in Henry County. The average listing price for Real Estate in Henry County during the month of October is $229,472. The median list price in October for single family residential and condo/town home properties in Henry County is $179,900. The typical...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved Are you buying a home for the first time? Congratulations! Buying your own home is an excellent way to build your net worth while living in a space that you can renovate and truly make your own. If you’re...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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3917 3rd Street OverviewMapsPhotos $124,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,350 sqftLot: 6,251 sqft Location 3917 3rd StreetPearland, TX 7758USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonli...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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JUST SOLD In Johnson City Texas! Great location in a quiet peaceful neighborhood on a cul-de-sac! Large trees and covered patios for hours of endless enjoyment. City water and sewer. Gorgeous home with vaulted ceilings, large formal dining room, and an open floor plan that features a country kit...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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SOLD ~ 12080 Piccadilly Pl Davie FL 33325Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties      Absolutely gorgeous pool home on builder's acre in "The Hamlet", one of Davie's most exclusive gated communities, was sold for $741,500 (98.9% of listing price) to a cash buyer.     Home Features: 1 ...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and se...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Property and Community Information Cheaper than renting! This home for sale has 1,478 heated square feet and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision. Built in 2007, this property is show ready a...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Chicago North Shore Real Estate Sales Strong For single family homes in a four year period since the beginning of 2010  we are at the highest point in years for the number of contracts written during this time of year. 2013 had higher numbers through August but then dropped off and by September t...
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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Updated Southbend Home Under Contract   Beautiful, recently renovated 3 bedroom home. Stainless steel appliances, granite in kitchen and both baths, vaulted ceilings, tiled throughout, freshly painted, new light fixtures, new ceiling fans. Barrel tiled roof. A great home in the very desirable nei...
By Tom Gilliam, Tom Gilliam
(Re/Max Classic)
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As a listing Agents in Greater Oakland County Michigan, I provide services that help you prepare and give you the tools to get your home ready sell and on the market. A great Listing agent will prepare a CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) to determine what your type of home is and to compare what o...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Homes For Sale In San Marcos $799,000 Single Family 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,556 Sqr Ft, San Marcos  92078 - Simply gorgeous! 4 bedroom, 4 bath beauty located in prestigious "Mahogany" at Old Creek Ranch. Formal living room at entry can be easily converted to 5th bedroom or home office. Tasteful upgrad...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Corey Lee Miner
(Keller Williams Salt Lake City)
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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 25
We have a PROBLEM and we need YOUR opinion. I will break this down later by the view of a Listing Agent and by the view of a Buyer Broker. Should Agents be attending the Home Inspection? This question was quite the talk of another Real Estate web site that was so down and dirty, I refused to leav...
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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Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will be coming through?     Are my things safe?    Do I need a safe for my jewelery?    Will the buyers go through the drawers?   In reviewing security at...