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By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 44
My Attorneys Said I Have Too Much Faith In Humanity! I did not know it was even possible to have too much faith in humanity however that is exactly what my risk management attorney said to me the other day. I called to see if I maybe missed something. What's happening in my Silicon Valley real es...
By Laura Andersen, A HomeSOLD Name (678)462-1191 Woodstock, Georgia
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Homes in Cherokee County You may recognize the photo to the right as the same photo in my signature below.  I get a lot of nice compliments on what a nice Kitchen this is.  The secret to the Kitchen cabinets is that they are PAINTED!  The vast majority of homes built in this area were constructed...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 26
Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Creekside Subdivision Creekside Property and Community Information This new to market property has 2,481 heated square feet, and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Creekside Subdivision. Built in 1994, this home is spacious, with a large yard for kids, pets,...
By Eric Hempler, Minnesota Realtor
(The Minnesota Real Estate Team)
Comments 9
In most cases the decision to sell a home has to do with a life event and sometimes, especially in a market down turn, your home may not have enough equity to allow you to sell. It might make sense to wait for the market to recover, but in some cases waiting may compound the problem. Let's take a...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
                        Real Estate Market Report,New Berlin,WI for 3/17/14-4/17/14,Remax               New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                                                               Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Est...
By Margaret Gehr
(Chicagoland Home Staging LLC ~ Re-Arrange It Interiors)
Comments 3
Because Chicagoland Home Staging does a lot of work in vacant homes we do a lot of setting or decorating dining room tables.While we almost never actually "set" the table, we do pay careful attention to the way the dining room, or other eating areas, are presented. We know that while the dining r...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
Just SOLD in Providence Park Subdivision in Warner Robins GA  SOLD in Warner Robins GA You have to be quick on your feet in this community or the home you like may be under contract before you know it. Such is the case here as this very nice starter home just SOLD in Providence Park Subdivision ...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 2
  18180 17th St Princeton, MN 55371 Charming County Home! Description   Inside the home has 5 Total bedrooms, including 4 bedrooms on the upper level.  Good news is there is one good sized bedroom on the main level. One of the upper level bedrooms currently being used as design room.  Upstairs al...
By David Vandermyden, Real Estate Professionals working for you
(Pacific Coast Group)
Comments 2
Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Roseville Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? David Vandermyden Keller Williams Realty 916-749-5577 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 14022304     L2L Virtual Tours AR    
By Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
Comments 7
Well folks, it’s time to get your showing shoes on for another great listing in Aurora. This home, located in Willow Park, is priced to sell and in this hot neighborhood it WONT LAST LONG!     1704 S. EVANSTON STREET - AURORA, CO 80012   Aspen Lane Real Estate is proud to present this 3 bedroom, ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 11
Osprey Creek Home in Martin Downs Country Club Just Listed Just Listed: 4084 SW SW Osprey Creek Way in the Martin Down Country Club is available for purchase for only $189.000. Country Club Living Under 200,000.  2 bedroom plus den/office or possible 3rd bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 car garage home in ...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 14
Another Exeter RI Home Sold in Deerbrook Estates - 107 Scenic Wy This Exeter RI home sale at 107 Scenic Way in the new construction neighborhood of Deerbrook Estates just left the market and is in sold status now.  In agreement within 7 days, this pristine Exeter colonial home with 2 car garage, ...
By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sales
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
Comments 4
  49ButlerHillRd.SomersInfo.com     Home About Me Thomas J SantoreAssociate Broker, ABR 845-590-5488 Fax: 914-245-8602 www.thomassantore.com Contact   49 Butler Hill Rd Somers, NY 10589 6307843 Description: Fabulous Colonial, 4 brs 4.1 baths, 3 car garage on 4.95 acres at end of cul-de-sac with l...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
  But Two Other Agents Will Do It For Less..   I have been protecting my commission since my very first listing. There is a Floyd Wickman audio tape that I was part of way back in 1996. My position has not changed.                                                                 I choose not to ne...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Comments 8
We can't wait for Monday when showings start on this one ... it will be a busy day filled with lots of activity and offers! This is one of the largest homes in this Aurora neighborhood, Willow Point. Here's to a speedy sale! Well folks, it’s time to get your showing shoes on for another great lis...
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
The five most common reasons homes don't sell are:      1. Non competitive price      2. Poor photos      3. Inadequate property access      4. Seller interference during a showing      5. Seller rejects their first offer   When you're ready to sell your Long Island Home check out the Three Keys ...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 5
Madison Green HOME SOLD!2721 Misty Oaks Circle, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411 JUST SOLD! This beautiful waterfront home featured 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Just a few features included tile and floors throughout, an open floorplan and volume ceilings. This property was listed o...
By Wayne Johnson, San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS®)
Comments 2
Home For Sale in Steubing RanchThis four-bedroom home, one-story home is now available for sale in Steubing Ranch. One of the bedrooms can be used as an office or study. At almost 2,300 square feet, the bedrooms are pretty spacious as compared to many recently built homes in this price range. Thi...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
(RE/MAX OF THE POCONOS)
Comments 8
Poconos Pines PA Real Estate Market Report for March 2014 in the Poconos.       AVERAGE SOLD PRICE IN POCONO PINES:   The Average Sold Price in Pocono Pines for March 2014 was $286k,  versus $295K for March 2013. Bummer - we went down for the Month.   NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD IN POCONO PINES:   The N...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 0
Baptism by Fire - My First Real Estate Deal Green as the summer grass I was standing by the administrators desk in my newly joined real estate office when a lawyer came flying in the office saying I need a Realtor!  I'm a Realtor I said.  So we pow wowed about this  RI real estate property that n...