Home Selling

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By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 30
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 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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 19
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 Yvette Belisle, Your Local Real Estate Expert
(Real Estate Brokers of Alaska)
Comments 1
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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
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...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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    Spacious Palm Cove Townhome Rented This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Townhome in a prestigious Palm City, Florida Golf and Yachting community has been leased after being vacant for only 1 week by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $2,400 Residential Rental ...
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 Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...
By AJ Heidmann, YOUR Alexandria & Arlington, VA Real Estate Expert
(McEnearney Associates, Inc.)
Comments 3
Just Listed  ~  $619,000 47833 Allegheny Circle, Sterling, VA 20165   Welcome to 47833 Allegheny Circle in Sterling, VA.  This fabulous detached, 2 car garage home in the Cascades section of Sterling, VA is looking for the next owner.  The main level has Brazilian cherry hardwood throughout and h...
By Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
Comments 3
Well, we knew this one wouldn't last long. After just ONE day on the market and 5 offers, 477 Arden Circle in Highlands Ranch, CO has officially sold and closed!!   This was a smooth transaction and both buyers and sellers were happy with the end results!   If you are someone you know are loo...
By Ron Trzcinski
(Zenith Realty)
Comments 1
Get Your House Sold With a Professional Ron Trzcinski will provide FULL SERVICE at the most reasonable rates in the industry!  Almost immediately, Ron will have the following marketing tools working for you: Listing on the Metropolitan Regional Information System to expose your home to thousands ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 86
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 Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 13
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 Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 27
Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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 Spacious, Private and Remodeled Home 2308 Oak Dr, Ijamsville, MD 2175 Nestled among lots of landscaping and trees. Open floor plan, updated kitchen with SS appliances, quartz counters and porcelain floor tiles, updated baths. Sunroom has a beautiful wooded view, HW's throughout, crown moldin...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
Comments 0
JUST REDUCED to $234,900 | 4 bd, 3ba home in Bloomington, St George UT 1416 W Monticello Dr. St George UT 84790 FOR SALE Very comfortable 2045 s.f. home located in desirable Bloomington Country Club neighborhood. 4 bedrooms or 3+ den, 3 baths, 2 car garage, tile & wood floors, lots of storage...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 8
  Price Reduction 106 Foxridge Road, Caldwell WV   This 4BR/2.5 Ba contemporary home on 1.26 acres with a detached 1600 sqft workshop has been reduced!   Located in Price Run Crossing subdivision, this 2800 sqft home has an open floor plan with many wonderful windows that provides sunlight in eve...
By Lanre Folayan, Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell your DC Home Now
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
Comments 1
Woodview Village Bowie MD Homes Sales Report -June 2014.   Whether you are a home buyer looking to buy a house for sale in Woodview Village Subdivision in Bowie Maryland or you are a home owner who has been talking to his/her neighbors and other people/colleagues as well,you will find this Woodvi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Buyers in middle GA who are looking for an upscale place to call home have found what they are looking for! This fabulous just had a price reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia. Built in 2006, ...