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By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 54
Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% or 6 % if you sell your home yourself.  You may save a portion of the commissions, but since over 90% of the For Sale By Owner homes are sold by Realtors, you may very well end up paying the...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 7
For Sale Purcellville.  Agent Preview for Relocating Buyers Reveals The Best and The Worst.   There are about 15 homes listed for sale in the price range.   Narrowing them down to the best of the best means previewing the exteriors.  That was the task yesterday.      Many of the homes in the targ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 12
Pewaukee Condos,Real Estate Market 11/18/14 to 12/18/14,Kristin Johnston   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Condo Sales,Pewaukee Remax                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Remax Realtor,Gives You The Re...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
JUST LISTED 3275 SE Pinto Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL Come grab a beautiful lot in Southbend only walking distance from Jessica Clinton Park and only 2 minutes from turnpike at Becker Road or s   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for COMPLETE...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 6
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 P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 51, Santa Teresa area, San Jose, CA (95111, 95119, 95138, 95139) ... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;   2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. ...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 51 in the Hollister, CA area... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;                        4 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 19 Single family...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 51, Almaden area, San Jose, CA (95120)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;   1 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 4 Single family homes currently liste...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 10
Lise Howe  makes an amazing and correct point about what it means to be a nun represented FSBO seller.    Good points here for all sellers before they try to sell without representation.   Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% o...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
Pending Sale in Kathleen GA in The Rydings Subdivision Many Houston County Georgia buyers missed out on a beautiful home because they were to slow to act...when you decide you like a property you need to be prepared with an offer in this fast paced market or you will find the home you want is alr...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Rio Rancho Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Barbara Gregus Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services 505-559-4480 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 829381   Information valid for ...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 51, Morgan Hill, CA (95037)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;             1 Single family home currently listed as bank owned. 7 Single family homes currently listed ...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Tijeras Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Barbara Gregus Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services 505-559-4480 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 829646   Information valid for the...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
Comments 0
Current Inventory stats for week 51, Willow Glen area, San Jose, CA (95124, 95125)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;    2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 8 Single family...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 2
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 3906 E 4th St, Stockton, CA 95215 $199,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1966Sq Footage: 1651 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2Lot Size: 0.25 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION 10,500SF, 3 ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 9
Twas the Night before Christmas and all I could see, is a Manchester NH area Home Seller kneeling by his tree. The Seller looked up at the stars so bright, they wished for Santa to bring them a Listing agent that would try with all their might.    They had it for sale before, without even a bite....
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 6
  Many Realtors will advise their clients who are selling a home to wait until the tenants lease is up before putting it on the market. Why? Here are a few reasons:   1. The home will likely need some work before putting it on the market. Even the best kept home will need some paint touch up, ya...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 9
The holiday celebrations started early for a very happy buyer who has just put 2900 Leisure World Blvd Unit 414 under contract! Listed for $320,000 the very popular Z model condo has 2 big bedrooms, a table space kitchen, and a large solarium and a separate den in addition to the living room/ din...
By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
Comments 3
  Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. Getting back together, they discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother. The first said, "I built a big house for our mother." The second said, "I sent her a Mercedes with a driver." The third smiled and said, "I've...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 6
This fantastic Massapequa home in "Harbor Green" sold for $540,000.00 by RE/MAX Wittney Estates   Click Here To View Homes Currently Available For Sale In Massapequa   If you have any questions about this home or would just enjoy working with an AWESOME Realtor you will want to contact Judi Ross ...