Home Selling

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By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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1 Magnolia Drive, Franklin, MA 02038 OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 1 Magnolia Dr. Franklin VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $369,900 Condominium Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,090 sqft Location 1 Magnolia DriveFranklin, MA 02038USA Susan M Morrison (6...
By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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What Does Your Agent Owe You? This blog is for people considering selling their home and looking for the best agent to represent them. 1.  Communication:  This does not mean they have to be your best friend or that you really like them (but that helps).  It does mean they have the time and energy...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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     One of the last things I want my customers to ever say to me is, “That was creepy.”  But, it happened last weekend.        In preparation of a new listing, I like my clients to view the competition to really get a good feel for showing and pricing.   After all, the hard numbers don’t always...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Hartland WI Real Estate, 2/2/15-3/2/15, By Kristin Johnston,ReMax   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center             Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Hartland, WI For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Waukesha County,...
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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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Price Reduced!     Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today. This will not last long!   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS                 Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie W...
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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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Price Reduced!     Oversized beautifully maintained lot located in Torino area in St Lucie West Florida.   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS                 Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL   5888 NW Car...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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What is My Old Agoura California Home Worth     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty |  (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com                 Keeping track of the value of your home in OLD AGOURA, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like t...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Last week's most expensive home sold in Arizona was located in Paradise Valley which is one of the highest priced areas to live. This home was a rare multi-million dollar short sale and took almost an entire year to negotiate. Originally priced at $4.9 Million dollars the bank accepted almost a m...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Tired of listing your home and getting nowhere? Do you want to get the best price for your home? Then here's a selling tip - the best way to list your home.      If you would like to buy or sell a home anywhere within Arlington, Mansfield, or the surrounding cities, then call the Marla Yost Team ...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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UNDER CONTRACT AND ACCEPTING BACK UP OFFERS! This beautiful home sits on 1.92 acres +/- and features stunning finish out with an open floor plan which include granite tops everywhere, high ceilings with exposed beams, and so much more. Hill country contemporary at it’s best! Gorgeous exterior fea...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   ! Charming Home In a Wonderful Community !     Just Listed       Follow This Home! Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?      PRESENTED BY         HomeSalesForce.com Associat...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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  Orlando FL Home For Sale - 13504 Guildhall Cir     Home Photos Local Schools             Torey Eisenman Broker Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 407-230-6836 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:Florida License #:BK0544770       13504 Guildhall Cir Orlando, FL 32828 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms :...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes in a real estate transaction.  This is about one home showing and what we, as Realtors° have to endure before and after just to SHOW a home.   A client was coming into town in preparation for a relocation to the area.  He had previously seen ...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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Get Your Agoura Hills Home Value Now Online.     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty |  (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com     Keeping track of the value of your home in AGOURA HILLS, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like to continu...
By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Source: RIS Media   Edward & Celia Maddox "We Take the High Road" We specialize and market in the Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Florence, Casa Grande, Coolidge and Maricopa areas and have been multi-million dollar producers the last eleven years.  We are knowlegeable in all aspects of residential...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 2, 2015 Last week provided several housing-related reports including New Home Sales, Pending Home Sales and Existing Home Sales reports. Case-Shiller and FHFA also released data on home prices. The details: Sales of Pre-Owned Homes Hit Nine-Month ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Enero 2015   Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca distan...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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  SIMPLY SPECTACULAR     Home Photos Local Schools     PRICE REDUCED!         HomeSalesForce.com Associate Broker RE/MAX 770-650-9300 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:GA License #:179339       360 Green Oak Drive Roswell, GA 30075 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms : 4 ( 3 full, 1 half ) List Price:...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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4 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Listing Agent You're about to make one of the most important financial decisions you can make:  choosing the real estate agent to sell your Warren County home.  Make the wrong choice and you may literally spend extra months on the market and sacrifice ten...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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WHO should have to pay CLOSING COSTS during the Purchase/Sale of a home? Different parts of the country have different traditions. However this is a subject I bring up with the Home Seller when Listing a Home For Sale. Here in NH the majority of sales where the Buyer gets a mortgage, is a FHA Mor...