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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 48
Is There a Refrigerator in the Kitchen? Some kitchens are small and some are large but not one kitchen looks better or at its best having the refrigerator covered in magnets or covered with fliers. I get it, you are proud of your kids school papers and need to have those reminders about upcoming ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
Home Available in Warner Robins GA in Stathams Landing Subdivision Stathams Landing Property and Community Information If the appeal of golf course living piques your interest, you will love this home available in Warner Robins GA in Stathams Landing Subdivision! This newly listed home for sale h...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
Comments 20
Educating Sellers the importance of staging Listing agents know educating sellers the importance of a well staged home will receive the best offers, setting high expectations for a buyer’s. Staging a home will set the mood for buyer’s first impressions appealing to good or bad feelings. Selling a...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 19
  This blog has already started to sound like the beginning of a joke where two former Sellers meet in Heaven...but it is not.     We got a call over the weekend from a past Seller who began by thanking us for her new neighbor.  A number of years ago, she and her husband had decided to downsize a...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Home Now Pending This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Custom Home on 2484 SW Bridgeview Terrace is now pending, thanks to the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty TeamSpacious Home in Palm Cove with over 3,200 sq. ft. of living area. Custom built Arthur Rutenberg home with de...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 7
Getting Ready to Move- What You Need to Know. Home stagers don’t often get involved with the moving process when we assist our clients in preparing their home for sale.  All we can do is suggest that sellers begin immediately editing what they have before the move.   Having recently helped a frie...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 2
House Price: $269,900.00 Down Payment: $9,446.00 Monthly Payment Including Taxes and Insurance: $1,899.06  Ron Cedillo, Broker | Home Buyers Realty| (209) 740-4330 | BRE # 01247457 6927 Krause Oakland, California 94605This estimate, based upon the above proposed purchase price, type of financing ...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 21
  Lovely One Story Home reduced to $159,000, with nice arched niches in all the right places, and 9 feet high ceilings. Home features long entry way which leads to a very open, cozy living area, and nice kitchen with island, recessed lighting, solid counter tops, smooth top stove, microwave, nic...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 6
231 Canal Street, Newport Beach, CA | Newport Shores Home for Sale Just Listed! This fabulous single family home located in Newport Shores has just been listed for sale. This home features four bedrooms (however one bedroom has been converted to a closet). This home is a Canal Front home with vie...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 8
 3 Bedroom Colonial in Norwalk, CT 06851 - Ready To Move In   32 Wolfpit Ave Norwalk, CT 06851 OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen House $445,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,712 sqftLot: 0.24 acre(s) Location 32 Wolfpit AvenueNorwalk, CT 06851USA Da...
By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere)
Comments 6
We have another acreage home in escrow!  This Single level ranch on 6 plus acres with a small barn now has an accepted offer. This is exciting, because these home owners found my website, HomesWithHorseSense.com and called me to help them sell their property because they wanted someone that speci...
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 6
My husband is finally coming today from his family visit and boys' get-together in Chicago. He has been gone for almost two weeks, and I have had to fend for myself. It's been a challenge to fix my own meals and run the household without him. Of course, I haven't done anything really desperate li...
By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
Comments 4
I notice new home paperwork on the counters. I notice boxes packed and ready to move. There are a trail of hints when you visit a home as a Buyer's Agent about the motivation level of the Sellers. This post raises your consciousness so that when you are an Agent representing a seller you can beco...
By Thomas Pidgeon, your one-stop-shop for all your Real Estate Needs
(Florida 360 Realty, LLC)
Comments 5
Search current inventory of  Homes for Sale in Weston, Florida Listing Details 5/3.5 Pool Home in Weston Hills Country Club, Florida 1924 Timberline Road, Weston - 33327Price: $710,000MLS number: F1310432Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 4,072 Call Thomas Pidgeon at (954) 245-9346 to  arra...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 1
Massapequa  - Nassau Shores   This Beautifully Appointed Split Level Home Overlooking "The Peninsula Golf Course" Went Into Contract 55 Days after it was put on the market and closed on 10/24/14                            Peninsula Golf Club     Massapequa is a suburb on the South Shore of Long ...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 0
SOLD ~ Pool Home in New Providence East Davie FL 540 Greaton Ave Davie FL 33325     Gorgeous pool home in New Providence East Davie Florida was sold for $437,500 by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties .         Why Buyers Love this Davie Home: 4bed-3bath home sits on spectacular 24,791 sq.f...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
Comments 18
Wordless Wednesday Marketing Somewhere in Jefferson County WI   How Good is the Marketing on the House You are Trying to Sell?     Wordless Wednesday Marketing Somewhere in Jefferson County WI
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 7
Here's an excellent and effective list about how to go about preparing to declutter your house.   This post was originally written by fellow AR associate Stephanie Arnett.  Thanks, Stephanie!  If I can help you buy or sell a property in the Denver-Area, don't hesitate to call me at (303) 514-4000...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 67
What’s Wrong with This Picture?   Sometimes as agents, we have to step out of the ‘data’ box and view a listing from a buyer’s perspective.  We tend to fall into the '4-beds-4-baths-1/2-acre-fenced-yard-with-pool' mentality and truly need to take a fresh look at our listings.     How do our listi...