Home Selling

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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 29
Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 4
RI Waterfront Real Estate | North Kingstown Home for Sale   75 Sauga Avenue - Shore Acres Neighborhood   There is no time like today for find your North Kingstown waterfront home and this 75 Sauga Avenue home in RI coastal real estate is sure to be tops on your list.  Whether a summer or year rou...
By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, Century 21 AA Lindenhurst NY
(Long Island NY Real Estate Agent)
Comments 11
The #1 Incentive To Attract Buyers When Selling Your House Price. It. Right. Sounds simple and it's common sense right? Even in a seller's market, if your Long Island NY house is not priced right it will not sell. The only thing you will be doing is helping similar homes in your neighborh...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 14
This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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It's fast approaching: the start of a new school year. To make things easier for families & others in the entire state, including the South Broward cities of Pembroke Pines & Cooper City, Florida will exempt from state sales taxes most school & office supplies costing up to $15 pe...
By Ritu Desai, Northern Virginia Realtor - Fairfax/Loudoun/PW - 7
(Samson Properties)
Comments 4
Very similar to the rest of the country the housing market in the Northern Virginia has been overall very slow. There are buyers looking but we have seen a significant increase in inventory this year compared to past few years.  If you are one of the Northern Virginia home owners whose house is o...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
Comments 27
Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
S P Case-Shiller Home Price Index: May Home Prices Rise   May home prices rose in all 20 cities tracked by the S&P Case-Shiller 20 City Home Price Index. This was the second consecutive month in which all cities posted gains. On average, national home prices rose by 1.10 percent in May as com...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
Comments 1
  Smart Furniture Staging Tips for Selling Your Home When it comes to home staging tips, many homeowners want smart tips that will help them sell their home faster. Even though the real estate economy has picked up and more homes are selling each day, we still need to make smart home selling deci...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 12
Another Closing for Dorie Dillard at 11232 Avery Station Loop   My buyers did their homework and now closed on the home of their dreams! They knew they wanted new construction and needed their current home sold to purchase. I listed and sold their home so they were in a position to downsize and w...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 1
  Team Zuhl   & Are proud to announce that 545 Chilton Avenue in Elizabeth is Under Contract and scheduled to close!  This three family home is located in the Elmora Section of Elizabeth, very near Kean University.   If you or someone you know is looking to sell their home quickly, for the mo...
By Nick Walton, Call 469-556-2393
(JP & Associates REALTORS®)
Comments 1
How Do I Evaluate An Offer? Firstly getting professional advice from a Realtor, who can explain the ins and outs of an offer is imperative However you also need to be comfortable with the decision. For more information please watch the short video below :
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
    Spacious Palm Cove Townhome Rented This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Townhome in a prestigious Palm City, Florida Golf and Yachting community has been leased after being vacant for only 1 week by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $2,400 Residential Rental ...
By Laura Filip, THE SIGN OF SOLD STARTS HERE. CALL US TODAY
(RE/MAX UTOPIA WHITESBORO,SHERMAN,DENISON TX,TEXOMA)
Comments 1
RE/MAX UTOPIA Laura Filip Direct: (903) 271-4978Mobile Phone: (903) 271-4978Business Fax: (903) 564-9778Website or Mobile:http://www.laurafilip.remaxtexas.com/DFW12091837E-mail: laurafilip@remax.net   200 S Broadway Street S Collinsville , TX 76233 | PRICE REDUCTION  Collinsville Tx Real Estate ...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 6
     41 Poinsettia St. Middletown, CT,      $149,900   41 Poinsettia St., Middletown, CT 06457 18 Photos 2 Bed, 1.0 Bath Tour # 3384782     Excellent Starter Home within Established Neighborhood. Quiet Setting. Open Floor Plan. Natural Light Abounds. Expansive Rear Deck. Fenced Level Yard. Full B...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Versailles of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Versailles in Wellington Florida, undoubtedly, has the most amazing prices in the country for mini mansions! When looking for homes for sale in Wellington Florida, where else can you find properties with stunning renaissan...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 4
We have been preaching about the significant impact of the internet on real estate marketing since 2007, and now we can provide some real evidence to back it up. We started measuring home sales on a daily basis more than 12 years ago, and have actually produced a graphic that shows real estate co...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Aero Club of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Aero Club of Wellington Florida is more than the only fly in community in Wellington Florida!   Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun rising and you see it is a clear day for a ride today. You stroll out of your larg...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
This Baltimore Beauty Will Be On The Market Soon 6210 Park Heights Ave Stathmore Towers Baltimore, Md. 21215 #701 You'll recall a delightful young woman who came to Baltimore to attend college and who found her home  at Strathmore Towers. The transaction started when her mother contacted me f...