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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Median Sold Price by Month in Century City/Westwood is up 15%! I find this fascinating in January 2014 the Median Sold Price was $675,000. There were many buyers on the fence not wanting to buy. We kept telling them that the only direction we see prices and interest rates going is up. Well I ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   The Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington Fl is the perfect location for your Winter Equestrian Festival stays here in Wellington each year, and all the more reason to call it home if your an equestrian lover...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Home owners who say this to their real estate agent usually are trying to pursuade their real estate agent to put a price on the home that is more than the market will bear. If the real estate agent has done a creditable CPM, finding what sold in the neighborhood and what is on the market, this s...
By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Open House Tomorrow Sunday 1-4PM 11 Pomegranate, Ladera Ranch This beautiful home is a great family home has 4 bedroom 21/2 bath and is 2554 sf. The home has all of its bedrooms up stairs and the den/office, living room, dining room, family room and kitchen are down stairs.  Come on by and see th...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
Tonya Chrislu, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this compet...
By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It probably comes as no surprise that there are far fewer buyers who qualify to purchase a luxury home (defined as $500,000 and up in the St. Louis metro area), than there are looking for a home at the St. Louis County median price of $180,900.  To appeal to that smaller buyer pool and obtain a q...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 66
     One of the last things I want my customers to ever say to me is, “That was creepy.”  But, it happened last weekend.        In preparation of a new listing, I like my clients to view the competition to really get a good feel for showing and pricing.   After all, the hard numbers don’t always...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Located in the Bay Tree are of Mt. Pleasant, this great townhome Located 5 minutes to Historic Downtown Charleston, Sullivans Island Beach and plenty of Shopping!  This is a true hidden gem within Mt. Pleasant because of its location and price point.  Homes in this area do not stay on the mark...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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What is My Home Worth Right Now?     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty | (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com             Keeping track of the value of your home, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like to continually provide our past,...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
Contact The Kevin Tolbert Team to SELL the Old Home and Construct A NEW Home. New Home Construction Prices are Competitive.   The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie are proud to announce our new affiliation to represent the comeback of New Home Construction Builder...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Enero 2015   Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca distan...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 24
 Just Listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 List Price $22,500,000.00 (USD) Posted on Feb 24, 2015 by Endre Barath in Ultra Luxury Real Estate in the Greater Los Angeles Just listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 ON A PRIME PROMONT...
By Amy Hahn, Realtor/Broker - Crystal Coast, NC
(Pine Knoll Shores Realty)
Comments 7
The Buyers Do Not Want Your "Stuff"   When you sell your home, the buyers most often want.... the Home!  In some cases, the home may be offered furnished and/or equipped.  That is not the "stuff" I speak of.  I speak of the stuff that you are just too tired to haul off, and believe me.... I know ...
By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
Comments 15
Alrighty then.  The house has taken you quite awhile to get it ready to put on the market.  You have been stressing about how it looks and have been going overboard trying to make it absolutely perfect. This need to please has delayed the listing from going live on the MRIS. The number of homes t...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
  Saddle Trail Park in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   Saddle Trail Park is an equestrian community which can be found in the heart of Wellington Fl. Saddle Trail Park in Wellington Fl mixes outstanding home sites with an equestrian community’s serene land...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Emerald Forest in Wellington FL |  Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2014   Emerald Forest in Wellington Fl is one of the most charming communities the village has to offer. If you’re looking for homes in the Wellington area or know someone who’s searching for great deals, we strongly recom...
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 for Waukesha, WI Condos for 1/26/15-2/26/15     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                                Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI Condos Waukesha WI Condo Real Estate Ma...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 5
Just Listed for Sale or Lease:  3967 E Morning Dove Trail, Phoenix AZ   85050     Spacious 4 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home with three car garage and salt water pool. Beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor level. Gas fireplace for cool evenings will warm you in the family room. The island ki...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 7
Buy Waterfront North Kingstown RI Real Estate - Cedarhurst 207 Seabreeze Drive Waterfront Condo       Life passes you by if you do not grab your chance of where you want to live...who does not want a condo like this on the water with the pool, tennis & clubhouse amenities to enjoy.   Priced well ...
By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier)
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Are you getting your home ready to sell? Here are some suggestions I make to my clients when they are about to put their house on the market: Consult a stager Get a home warranty with seller's coverage Call a licensed inspector for a pre-listing inspection Sellers often prefer to let the buyer's ...