Home Selling

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By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
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Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL. Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL.   Million Dollar homes for sale in Weston FL... $500K to 1000K homes for sale in Weston FL...   Right now Weston-FL, is all of a sudden turning into a haven for the rich and the famous. Many of t...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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The Naked Truth about Selling Your Own Home – Don't Expose Yourself! A man in Texas decided he did not need a REALTOR to help him sell is home. He went around to take pictures of the home, of course being in the privacy of his own home he did this naked. What he did not realize is that he was...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Market Updates and Trends, PGA Village, Tradition, St. Lucie West
(Keller Williams Realty)
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FREE Quick Online Home Evaluation Knowing what your home is worth is important information to have if you are thinking of selling your home. By providing your address and a brief description of your home, the system will conduct a thorough comparative market analysis by searching the database fo...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Condo Report 6/30/14-7/31/14, Kristin Johnston REMAX     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Rema...
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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Plantation House Condo Indian River Plantation Under Contract Suite 309 in Plantation House listed for $399,000 is now under contract. Enjoy the beach casual lifestyle at Indian River Plantation from this 3rd floor 2 bedroom – 2 bath oceanfront condominium on Hutchinson Island. This fully furnish...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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FOMC Statement: Asset Purchases to end in October, Labor Market Stronger   The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released its customary statement at the conclusion of its meeting on Wednesday. FOMC members oversee the Fed’s monetary policy. In recent months, investors and eco...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
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 Trump Tower III condos for sale, 1 New Listings- 2 Recently Reduced, 15811 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers III Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 801 For Sale at $2,750,000 listed 4 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these Deals Unit 4007 For Sale at $1,75...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
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 Trump Tower II condos for sale, 2 New Listings- 4 Recently Reduced, 15901 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers II Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 3703 For Sale at $1,510,000 listed 29 day(s) ago.Unit 4307 For Sale at $2,100,000 listed 8 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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RI Waterfront Real Estate | North Kingstown Home for Sale   75 Sauga Avenue - Shore Acres Neighborhood   There is no time like today for find your North Kingstown waterfront home and this 75 Sauga Avenue home in RI coastal real estate is sure to be tops on your list.  Whether a summer or year rou...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Another Closing for Dorie Dillard at 11232 Avery Station Loop   My buyers did their homework and now closed on the home of their dreams! They knew they wanted new construction and needed their current home sold to purchase. I listed and sold their home so they were in a position to downsize and w...
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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What Will the Home Inspector Find on Your Clarksville TN Home?  Home inspectors are part of the home buying process and because they have been around for 20 years in Clarksville TN and I have seen and read 100's of reports. I have had the home inspectors point out what they see  and have had ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Why are pre-inspections important??? Because they will, in a large part, determine how close the written offers will come in when compared with the list price. I believe that a huge percentage of home buyers are looking for a home that is "move in ready".  Every single defect in conditi...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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It's a fact: staged homes spend 78% less time on the market than non-staged homes. With superior staging, spring open houses lead to summer sales. Check out this awesome infographic from the folks at Point 2 outlining the top 7 ways to stage a home this summer:Get more real estate infographic...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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5 Great Homes on KW Realty East Valley 4-Day OPEN HOUSE! 7/31 - 8/03 Click on an image to view listing information for that home     Model perfect, this 3 bed, 2.5 bath home features an open floorplan with delightful upgrades like granite, cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, shutters, lovely f...
By Yvette Belisle, Your Local Real Estate Expert
(Real Estate Brokers of Alaska)
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Selling a house is not something that you can learn overnight or read out from a manual. It comes with experience in the market and one need to learn from the experts. It can be extremely difficult for first-time home sellers. Selling a house has become complicated unlike the time when you purcha...
By Mike Sibbald, Broker/Owner Elevations Real Estate, LLC
(Elevations Real Estate, LLC)
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735 Parkview Drive Fort Collins CO 80525 MLS# 743254 $265,000! 4 Bedrooms and 3 Baths Professionally finished basement with cork floors! Great Kitchen upgrades! Backs to maintained fields! Close to school! This home is ready to go!
By David Bailey, "Creating Clients for Life" Cell # 631-767-8948
(The Mortgage Outlet NMLS # 36861)
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Why Overpriced Listings Scare Buyers Your house has been for sale and there has been hardly any interest.  You think you have followed all the rules.  Your property has great curb appeal.  You have made some fantastic upgrades and your home is immaculate looking.  Yet open houses have not attract...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
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This Baltimore Beauty Will Be On The Market Soon 6210 Park Heights Ave Stathmore Towers Baltimore, Md. 21215 #701 You'll recall a delightful young woman who came to Baltimore to attend college and who found her home  at Strathmore Towers. The transaction started when her mother contacted me f...