Home Selling

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By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
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Owner Financing Homes In Clermont, Groveland, Minneola, Mascotte, Montverde and the surrounding areas in Lake County Florida.  Is this you? Are you ready to buy a home but your credit isn't quite where it should be yet? Are you thinking you may have to wait months or even years before your credit...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Vacation Getaway or Year Round Home for Sale 3 MInutes to the RiverEnjoy the Colorado lifestyle on a shoestring. Lovely 1 acre lot with manufactured home. Quiet, private. 3 minutes to the river if you enjoy fishing or kayaking. 4 minutes to trailheads for hikers. This home is clean and the groun...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Does it Help to Pay to Home Stage before you Sell Your Home?When Selling a Home in Brentwood California, Contra Cost County or anywhere people want to know, “Does Home Staging Pay?” “What does it do to Help Me Sell My Home?”The California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out great info-graphics...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 4/4/15-5/4/15, Remax  By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                             ...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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....And Then the Soap Dish Fell Off the WallThe details involved in a Bristow, VA home sale are too numerous to rattle off.  Start with the many deadlines, contingencies and so forth in the contract.  That's a lot to start.  Then there is peripheral stuff that has to happen for a buyer and seller...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Don't you love people who know everything. When a local agent called to see my new listing they went on and on how they were happy that I had so much free time to write blogs, because that will leave more Real Estate business for them. I politely asked how that would be? They replied seeing I had...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is a transplant right out of an old world Tuscan village. The custom stone work both inside and outside is exquisite and the greenery surrounding this home is lush and plentiful. Tucked into the hillside the European inspired architecture ble...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona April 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. April recorded the fifth straight month that Active listing prices have increased in Gilbert, Arizona. Going all the way back to November of 2014 the average home in Gilb...
By Christina Welch, St Johns County Real Estate
(Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty)
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Cunningham Creek Home for sale in St Johns Florida Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video Neighborhood $265,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,606 sqftYear Built: 2000MLS #: 769771 Location 257 Village Green AveSt Johns, FL 32259USA Welc...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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As another week comes to an end, and as I reflect back on what I learned this week I am always amazed at the take away lesson I can come away with even after 17 years of being in the business.  As a seasoned agent I am always ready to help my clients and love the process of aiding the purchase or...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Home Selling Tips: The Importance of Curb AppealCurb appeal is one of the most important features of your home to get potential home buyers inside to view the rest of your home. As buyers drive up to your home, the outside appeal is what determines whether they will continue to tour the entire pr...
By Chuck Wartman Colorado Springs Realtor RE/MAX Properties, Colorado Springs Realtor (719) 231-5525 RE/MAX
(RE/MAX Properties, Inc. 719-231-5525)
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RE/MAX Properties, Inc.   Chuck Wartman  (719) 231-5525 The current market is hot all around for buyers AND sellers. If you are thinking of selling, Now is the time to get your home on the market. It is a Sellers Market all the way up to $450,000. Dont wait. If interest rates do go up (they have ...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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 What is My Home Worth?  Wondering what is my home worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home?       The custom evaluation will including comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom evaluation guarantees you re...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Property Marketing Plan for Homes in Champlin MNExclusive Marketing Plan By Heidi Herda, Herda Home Team - 612.807.4858YOUR Champlin Realtor & Resident!HomesForSaleinChamplin.com Thank you for your interest in my blog, you're either here because you're in the market to find an experienced Realtor...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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             Maggie & Radar  Sometimes the best thing a REALTOR® can do for their clients with pets who are moving is to take the dogs who are people to them too for a nice long walk. At the other end of the leash was me, taking Maggie & Radar out for one last walk around the neighborhood to get ...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Home for Sale 16 miles SE of Salida CO with 2 ponds and creek You will never be bored by the sights, sounds, and beauty that surround this quiescent home on 9.87 acres located 16 miles southeast of Salida Colorado. A unique property - very adequate & comfortable house with granite counter tops i...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Meadow Wood de Wellington FL  | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Marzo 2015 Meadow Wood es una comunidad establecida en Wellington, Fl y si esta buscando una casa para la venta en Wellington, Meadow Wood puede ser lo indicado para usted. Es perfecto si usted quiere estar cerca de los sh...
By Brenda D. Moore, Associate Broker - The Real Estate Advantage
(Licensed in the Commonwealth of VA)
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More Homes Sell in May,  June, July and August then any other months of the year.  These are the prime months for Real Estate.  If you have not listed your home and you have been thinking about doing so, please give me a call and lets talk it over.  We still have time to get you SOLD and in your ...
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
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1580 Thurman Way - Folsom CA Homes for Sale - SOLDKen Patterson with TPR Properties sold another beautiful Folsom CA Home  The Parkway in Folsom CA is an amazingly beautiful neighborhood.  This home sold for $458,000.  4 Beds with 3 baths and a pool.  It sold FAST!  Folsom Home Values - check out...
By Susan Haughton, Helping you buy or sell your Alexandria home
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
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Recently I was perusing listings for a buyer client and cursing (silently to myself) the quality of the photos. There are literally rooms I could not identify.  So many of the photos were dark and out of focus, I could not figure out what I was even seeing. I shook my head at the quality and wond...