Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1108 Fleetfoot Dr A Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186-6950 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1410888           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-P...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 18
Staging FAQ’s- Why Isn’t Anyone Looking at My House?Real estate agents and Home Stagers get this question all of the time.  A seller lists their home but can’t understand why they aren’t getting any showings.  Price, location and condition all affect a home’s “sale-ability.”However…..If buyers ca...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
Staging FAQ’s- What Does Staging Cost?(This post was inspired by a question asked by Tina Comstock in the Q&A section of ActiveRain)After all of these years, Home Staging is still not quite understood.  One question that most everyone has is what does Staging cost.Every Stager sets their own fees...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1500 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom saltbox-style house located on a 1 acre lot at Waterville Estates in Thornton, New Hampshire.  This 2-level home features; maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Silestone counters, tile & oak floors, fieldstone fireplace, built-in bookcase, laundry room, vaul...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills SubdivisionMagnolia Hills Property and Community InformationLooking for a home in middle GA? If so, this lovely home just had the price reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills Subdivision. This property has 2,847 heated square feet and is ready for ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Troon is one of the most prestigious areas in all of Scottsdale. There are several different phases of properties in Troon but regardless of which home you live in, if it's in Troon it's bound to be impressive. One of the most recognizable tournaments on the PGA tour, The Waste Management Open is...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Another fabulous Arlington home listed by the Marla Yost Team with Keller Williams!1905 Vestavia Ct is a stunning move in ready 4 bedroom home in South Arlington!Soaring ceilings, laminate flooring, cozy wood burning fireplace, tons of windows, great floor plan with open kitchen, split bedrooms, ...
By Sandy Shores Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
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2105 Lucille Lane, Melbourne in Croton Manor. MelbourneComfortable 4 bedroom, 2 bath, concrete block construction home built in 1966.Situated on quiet cul-de-sac.Large, long carport may fit 2 cars. Attached inside laundry room/storage shed. Diamond polished terrazzo floors and ceramic tile for ea...
By Dick and Dixie Sells, Realtors, Tampa Bay Florida Homes For Sale
(Sells Real Estate, LLC)
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  A house to come home to..... Why everyone wants that! Glenn Moor is a  23 home site, new gated master planned NEIGHBORHOOD, not just a subdivision. Glenn Moor is nestled in beautiful Dunedin, Florida - Close to nearby shopping, great parks and of course some of the best beaches in the nation! T...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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If a Listing Agent is not showing his/her Listing to their own Buyers and only Buyer Brokers are showing the home, should a Home Seller have the right to be mad? This was a question posted in last night Q and A and something i had to deal with the other day when i called an expired listing, Diffe...
By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
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Find Out How Much Your Valencia Lakes Home Is Worth In Today’s Market...Another property just sold in Valencia Lakes. New or excisting home? Do you know how that affects the value of YOUR home?If you’re going to sell your home in the next 6-12 months, what you do right now to prepare for the sale...
By Sandy Shores Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
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4958 Wexford Drive, Rockledge in Viera EastGorgeous 2 story pool home with hot tub, on the lake. could be a 4 or 5 bedroom,  with bonus room upstairs.Built in 2002, Burgoon Berger Palm Beach ModelBennington is a gorgeous neighborhood of well maintained homessituated in Viera East, just off of Mur...
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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Under Contract - Heritage Eagle Bend - Aurora, CO  80016  We had very good activity and the right buyer came along.   We are through inspection and sellers are busy packing with this cash offer.   Heritage Eagle Bend  is one of the best retirement community in all of Denver!  This stunning ranch ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 25
You be the judge, A builder hires an agent to sell his new home community. The agent holds an open house of the model daily. He designs great ads, he puts up lots of signs, flags and each morning hangs balloons to get buyers attention. Every day the open house is flooded with lookers, homes are s...
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 ~ Home in Rock Creek Cooper City Florida12305 Garden Drive Cooper City 33026by Broker Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties  This amazing deal in Rock Creek, Cooper City received multiple offers and was closed at $335,000 to a cash buyer! Rock Creek in Cooper City home features 4 beds, 3...
By Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®, Greater Metro Phoenix Arizona
(DPR Realty LLC)
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Just Sold in Power Ranch -- Remodeled 3 Bedroom/Den in Gilbert AZ  Just Sold by Eric Crane in Power Ranch The Metro Phoenix Real Estate Market is HotIf you're Considering a Sale -- Now is the Time! 3646 E. Temecula Way, Gilbert, AZ 85297 $219,000 Under Contract in Just 8 Days -- Market Dynamics a...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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Have you ever seen the "Make Me Move" section on Zillow. It's funny and sad at the same time.Zillow tells us that "Make Me Move is a free and easy way to tell others the price you'd be willing to sell your home for, without actually putting it on the market. It's that magical number you just can'...
(Solutions Real Estate)
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The predictions for the spring housing market have been as consistent as the forecast for weather in Southern California: hot, hot, hot. But it’s one thing to read about it and another thing to experience it up close. We analyzed April data from our site and found that, yup, in some markets the b...
By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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Single Family Home for sale in Franklin, MA   Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Market Stats   $499,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,132 sqftLot: 20,160 sqftYear Built: 1992 Location 2 Elizabeth AveFranklin, MA 02038USA    ...
By Jonathan Alexander, Real Estate Extraordinaire
(J Alexander Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
          6675 CASA GRANDE WAYDELRAY BEACH FL 33446 $999,900 | 4 BEDROOMS | 4.5 BATHROOMS | 2.5 CAR PARKING |  3,863 SQUARE FEET  | MLS: RX-10133451     Impressive contemporary residence with guest-house, heated pool, and picturesque lake view within the nationally recognized golf and county club...