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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 42
Want to know why I do not want to stage this house? The last thing anyone in business wants to do is turn business away, but I made the above statement to an agent recently. “Want to know why I do not want to stage this house.” Home staging isn’t just about moving furniture around; bringing in a ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 13
Price Reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Buyers in middle GA who are looking for an upscale place to call home have found what they are looking for! This fabulous just had a price reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia. Built in 2006, ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 18
   What are the top three questions to ask a Realtor when deciding to list with them ?  Our interview process would focus on their experience and knowing that the past reflects the future, we would ask these questions and MLS printouts would verify these statistics:      - How many price reductio...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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My first open house with the Empire Realty Group will be held &/27/14 form 1pm to 3pm at 203 Woodsmoke Lane Greece Gorgeous!! Totally Professionally Redone!!3Bdrm W/Mstr Bath,Fam Rm w/Fireplce,First Floor Laundry!! ALL NEW: Thermo Windows,Roof,Seemless Gutters,Alum/Vinyl Soffits,Ext/Int Paint...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All Vero Beach FL Homes for Sale Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie What is your TRADITION FL home worth...
By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sales
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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I Am Who Should You List Your Vacant Land With!   Listing your VACANT LAND for SALE, it can be very trying. Most agents in the business have never listed or even sold a piece of VACANT LAND. You are going to want and AGENT with EXPERIENCE in BOTH LISTING and SELLING LAND.The first way to do this ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth?   Kevin B Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie 772-834-0099 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:FL Li...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 12
Open House Rocky Point Pool Home The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL will be open on Saurday July 26 from 10 AM to 11 AM and on Sunday July 27 from 1 PM to 3 PM.   Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently b...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 33
SOLD in the Hawthorne Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia SOLD in Warner Robins Georgia It sounds like a broken record but is typically true...sellers who keep their home well maintained, reasonably updated, and priced according to the current market conditions stand the best opportunity to sell...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 9
Navigating the Real Estate Waters Alone   This is not a stock purchase, airline ticket or vacation.  This is your life and your future, and the repercussions of a bad or uneducated move could be costly.  I could talk for hours about the risks involved in any real estate transaction, and I get it....
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 1
 5 bedroom Home for sale Terramar Elementary School  This Brand New 2 story Home Is Located In the Community of the Terramar subdivision. This Home Is to be built. It can be Built as a 5 Bedroom Home with a loft, and 3.5 bath. This home is located in Beautiful Peoria, Arizona, 85383. Buyer can ch...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 2
Los Angeles CA Linden Heights Monterey Hills Condo SOLD   4200 Via Arbolada Unit 316   Linden Heights Top Floor Condo Just SOLD -- Closed Escrow July 25, 2014   Resort-Like Complex with Pool, Spa, Fitness Center in Monterey Hills   Two Bedrooms/Two Baths   Dramatic High Ceilings Angled Walls Abun...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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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 Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 7
Every agent operates differently under his or her own way of doing business, but this Sacramento real estate agent takes her listings under defined criteria that some will find odd. Not every listing has to sell if the seller isn't eager to sell it, and not every seller wants to sell a listin...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor selling homes on land I love.
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 3
Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 6
  Just Listed. 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   Search current inventory of lake homes for sale in Venice FL     Listing information   Just listed – 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   2860 Myakka Rd, Venice FL 34293 Price: $144,900 MLS number: N...
By Susan Haughton, REALTOR Alexandria VA Homes for Sale
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While it's hard not to pop the cork on the champagne when you get an acceptable offer on your home, it's prudent not to get too excited or carried away until the ink is dry and the deed has been recorded. Not to dampen your enthusiasm on getting an offer, though, because odds are, the con...
By Jesse Poll, Keller Williams Realty, St. George Utah
(KELLER WILLIAMS Realty, St. George)
Comments 0
Debra makes some great points in this blog. There are many factors that contribute to getting a home sold in todays market. In the Southern Utah area with around 6 months of inventory curently on the market it is important to do everything possible to make sure that your home will show well and b...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 1
One of my home sellers in Sacramento had questions earlier this week about filling out her California real estate disclosures. I provide an explanation for the documents when the sellers receive them, but sometimes sellers have more questions, and that's what I'm here for. When I'm dr...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
Open House: July 27, Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Ossining Homes for Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here...