Home Selling

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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
By Marcy Moyer, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto Probate & Trust Specialist)
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Are you the administrator of a North San Jose Probate sale home that belonged to a hoarder? Maybe it was a home that was living in for 50 or 60 years by a relative or close friend who had a lot of family mementos and a soft spot in her heart for them. Maybe he was a collector of things which see...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Welcome Home, Live The Florida Lifestyle! Beautiful Garden Views From This 2/2 Located On 2nd Floor. Light & Bright Open Floor Plan, New Granite Top Vanity In The Master Bedroom, Neutral Colors Throughout With Carpet & Tile Floors. Metal Roof and...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center July 24, 2014 07:46 AM   Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax                                Re...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is so proud to finally announce after months of negotiation that we have a NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION custom builder coming back to Port St Lucie that has been one of the America's premier builders for over 30 years. The Kevin ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Emerald Forest de Wellington Florida Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014   Emerald Forest en Wellington, Florida es una de las más hermosas comunidades que el pueblo tiene para ofrecer. Si usted esta mirando casas en Wellington o sabe de alguien que esta buscando excelentes ...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 2
     41 Poinsettia St. Middletown, CT,      $149,900   41 Poinsettia St., Middletown, CT 06457 18 Photos 2 Bed, 1.0 Bath Tour # 3384782     Excellent Starter Home within Established Neighborhood. Quiet Setting. Open Floor Plan. Natural Light Abounds. Expansive Rear Deck. Fenced Level Yard. Full B...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 1
12215 E Teakwood Dr, Chandler AZ 85249 is located near McQueen and Chandler Heights.  This home is 3165 square feet and sits on an acre lot.  3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, single level, 3 car garage.  Built in 2006. Welcome home!  This beautiful custom home has it all.  Sitting on an acre, there is room...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 5
South Kingstown RI Home for Sale | First Look Coming to Market This renovated South Kingstown RI home for sale is coming to the RI real estate market soon so here is your first look to this amazing mint condition colonial contemporary home.  Located in the southern part of South Kingstown in the ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 1
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 28, 2014   Last week’s economic news brought several housing-related reports, which indicated varying results in terms of gauging the economic recovery. FHFA reported slower growth of home prices associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Emerald Forest of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 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 recommen...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Rocky Point Pool Home With New Price The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL has been reduced to $388,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently been remodeled. Kitchen has new cabinets, counters and stainles...
By John Buetergerds, The Sarasota Suncoast Team
(The Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty Select)
Comments 0
MARKETING YOUR HOME TO SELL - THE SARASOTA SUNCOAST TEAM Please watch our video Marketing Your Home To Sell - The Sarasota Suncoast Team Hello, We are the Sarasota Suncoast Team at Keller Williams Realty. My name is Anja Buetergerds and I’m John Buetergerds (contact us at 941-894-4063 or at http:...
By John Kirch, Northern Colorado Real Estate Agent
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Just sold! 1403 Cranberry Court Fort Collins, CO 80524 This home was under contract and sold within 7 days of hitting the market! This beautiful 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home in North Fort Collins didn't last long. Considering its great location with proximity to downtown Fort Collins and just a ...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 3
We have been preaching about the significant impact of the internet on real estate marketing since 2007, and now we can provide some real evidence to back it up. We started measuring home sales on a daily basis more than 12 years ago, and have actually produced a graphic that shows real estate co...
By Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
Comments 1
Real Estate inventory levels in Coweta County Georgia are up about 20% from the same period in 2013. As a result, prices are stabilizing as sellers are less likely to encounter multiple offers on desirable properties. This is good news for buyer who in the past may have been able to locate suitab...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Grove Creek of Davie Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl pr...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 0
BEAR MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE CONDO LISTED AND SOLD IN 21 DAYS   Who Else Would Like To Sell Their Home Fast and For Top Dollar?   On July 1, 2014 I listed a One Bedroom and Den Corner unit Condo overlooking the 9th Fairway on one of the two Jack Nicklaus Golf Courses at the Bear Mountain Golf Resort...
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)
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A Little Splash of Color Is Welcoming to the Buyer   When putting your Clarksville TN home on the market for sale you will want to create a good first impression. Curb appeal can make or break a sale. A buyer makes a decision at the very beginning as to whether they want to look inside. One of th...