Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
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The Browning Homes Group is breaking records in the sought after Shannon Station neighborhood in West Springfield, VA. We just sold 9007 Kerrydale Ct in 2 days for $22,100 over list price. It sold for $412,000 which is the highest price in Shannon Station in over 7 years. Call us today at 571-234...
By Robert Hulme, Utah County Real Estate
(Home Buyer Realty Utah, LLC)
Comments 2
Salt Lake City Horse Property in Riverton, Utah Riverton, Utah - 1 Acre Horse Property - Salt Lake Real Estate Utah Real Estate Listing on the WFRMLS $449,900 13423 S. Lovers Lane  Riverton, Utah 840654096 Sq. Ft., 5 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, 1 Acre Horse Property Country Setting in Salt Lake City, Gr...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 17
Spring is a Time for Change Spring is definitely in the air in Clarksville TN. I know it is so because the tree pollen has decided to let loose all at once and the trees have budded almost overnight. The flowers are in bloom and the grass is greening up. Everything is taking on a new look with a ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 3
Olympia Plats Hobe Sound Home Sold Great location in ‘Old Hobe Sound‘ in Olympia Plats.  This home located at 9483 SE Saturn Street sold for $325,000 through the efforts of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. CBS Key West Style Pool Home in the highly sought after area of ‘Old Hobe Sound’! Th...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 11
Easter Sunday Showings A lot of people in my market were planning on having a day off today, agents, buyers and sellers.  After all, it is a major Christian holiday, akin to Christmas.  I personally think Christmas gets more weight because it's become a secular holiday as well.  Nonetheless, expe...
By Alexander- Slocum, REMAX Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(RE/MAX equity group - Vancouver Washington)
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Cute Waterfront Condo at Northwynd OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription Video Tour (4/10)NeighborhoodMarket Stats $185,000 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 BathroomInterior: 947 sqft Location 1735 SE Cutter LnVancouver, WA 98661USA John Slocum & Kathryn Alexander RE/MAX equity group(360) 25...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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Lakefront Homes For Sale in the Poconos - Sold Lakefront Homes for March 2014 Market Update.     The details of the Lakefront homes sold in the Poconos for March is as follows: ADDRESS COMMUNITY LIST PRICE BEDROOMS BATHROOM FINISHED SQ. FT. Nadine Blvd Stillwater Civic 165,000 3 2 1264 Mountain T...
By Andrea Peters, SOLD with Andrea!
(Keller Williams Realty Bryan - College Station)
Comments 2
  College Station TX Real Estate | 2611 Forest Oaks Dr, College Station 77845 | 4 Bedrooms http://www.iSOLDwithAndrea.com | 979.255.1109 | Bryan - College Station Real Estate Specialist   Have a home to sell in Bryan or College Station? Call Andrea Peters - Realtor, Bryan College Station Real Es...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
    Property for Sale   9654 Worswick Court, Wellington, FL 33414   3,941 sq. ft. under air---- 5,185 total sq. ft.   Property Type: single family   Olympia Community Standard-Sale   5/4/3   HOA: $385/month   Yearly Taxes $7,619   Offered @ $649,900   MLS:  RX-10006899     Excelsior model on cul ...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 14
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 Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
2120 Nipomo Avenue, Long Beach is SOLD!     JUST SOLD 2120 Nipomo Avenue, Long Beach, CA Single Family Residence, Ranch - Long Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 1690 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Long Beach Homes for Sale Long Beach Homes for Sale El Dorado Par...
By Don Wenner
(DLP Realty)
Comments 3
$109,000, 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House, 1940 sqft.     Don Wenner | DLP Realty | 610-421-4610 115 Appalachian Dr, Effort, PA 18330 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House - Effort 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House   $109,000 Year Built 1989 Sq Footage 1940 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2.5 Baths Floors 2 P...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Pace, Florida: Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 32571 with NO other charges or hidden fees NO full months rent for finding a tenant, NO half a months rent for tenant renewals and NO 20% fee added to repairs. Full Service Property Management, Tenant Scoring to insure you get ...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Another home in Signal Hill SOLD at 2330 Sarah Court!   Schedule a Showing/Request Info Signal Hill Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Long Beach Homes for Sale Lakewood Homes for Sale El Dorado Park Estates Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure What is You...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Century 21 Manausa and Associates)
Comments 50
I saw an infographic recently which was titled "How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers?" that was published by the California Association of Realtors, and it makes for a timely article for people who are selling a home in Tallahassee. While our market is not "on fire" like many markets in Ca...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 73
OK You've Done It Now, The Alarm is Going Off. It has happened more than once and it is one of the most dreaded outcomes of a showing. You the agent listened very carefully and even wrote down on paper the instructions for showing but for some reason the sequence or a detail for disarming the sec...
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 33
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...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 58
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 Fred Griffin, Your Real Estate Broker for Tallahassee, Florida 850-339-4861, Call Fred 850-339-4861
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 166
     Bad neighbors can be more than a nuisance - they can kill your chances of selling your house.  Obnoxious neighbors can wreck the value of nearby houses, dropping comparable prices by 10% or more.        10 of the worst offenders: Barking or vicious dogs. Cars on blocks, abandoned vehicles, ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 70
When it comes to looking at houses For Sale, no day seems to be sacred any longer. A buyer called and asked to see a Home Listed For Sale on Easter Sunday. I asked if they realized it was Easter and they told me "Of course, that is when our parents are visiting from out of town, and seeing they a...