Home Selling

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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Aero Club in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Aero Club of Wellington Florida is more than the only fly in community in Wellington Florida! Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun rising and you see it is a clear day for a ride today. You stroll out of your larg...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 23
Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision Woodland Hills Property and Community Information Are you tired of renting? Ready to own your own home? If so, this home for sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision might just be the property for you! This newly listed...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Grove Creek in Davie FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 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...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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The on stage participants crank their head to the side and upward to see, hear the "survey says......" and the wait for it, wait for it answer to the real estate question. The one where the crowded in, sardine like audience wonders too. What scores high or at all on the  overhead powerpoint poll....
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 59
Through the Front Door the Senses Take Over Photos grab the attention of the buyer. But Sellers, simply having good photos doesn't get the house sold. You have to have good curb appeal and that includes not having any major distractions from your neighbors. A junky neighbor, the neglected house n...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 12
When we have been given the honor of listing someone's house...we always ask why we were chosen.  The answer helps us to be better agents...to bolster the things that appeal to Sellers and polish our presentation for future listings.    The reasons are varied.     - You were recommended by our n...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 26
SOLD 1920 Lake Evanston IL 60201 I could have sold 3 or 4 of these and I wish I could have because this one went fast. Today we closed on 1920 Lake Street in Evanston IL. My client the seller was very happy at how fast we made this happen and with a cash buyer. Cash or not if a property is market...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                  Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 10/23/14-11/23/14 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real ...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 6
VICTORIA SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE 554 HEATHERDALE LANE 4 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE Google Map Showing Heatherdale Lane   HOT NEW PRICE VICTORIA 4 BED TOWNHOUSE ROYAL OAK was $540,000. Good News Victoria Home Buyers, my 4 Bed 3 Bath Townhouse listing is Now Only $512,000. PUT THIS TOWNHOUSE ON YOUR OPEN HOUSE LI...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 25
Port St Lucie Pool Home Great New Price   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $150,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through windo...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 9
Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Land to be Moved This has been a 5 year battle to have this Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Parcel of Land to be moved from its location to its right location.  The Superior Court just decided that the deadline ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 29
River Pines Town Home Stuart FL SOLD! 5686 SE Riverboat Drive in River Pines, Stuart, FL has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. Listed price was $128,000 and this home sold for $124,500 with no seller concessions after 26 days on the market. Spacious town home with private quiet...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 2
  Lake Forest Park – Sheridan Beach real estate market displaying some strong positive signs This Week: The median List prices  for the  Lake Forest Park/Sheridan Beach area  is $412,500 is up from from last week’s  $3999,000.  Inventory has been lightening lately and the  Market Action Index  (...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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I like to think of myself as a compassionate person who cares about other people, and I often find myself jumping into high gear when people are mistreated. One of the biggest abusers I see in my line of work are debt collection agencies. That's because I happen to sell a lot of short sales in Sa...
By Joy Daniels
(Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.)
Comments 3
      See. Feel. Taste. Smell. Hear.                                   When a buyer makes a purchase, the person must first make an "emotional" decision. Besides the price, this purchase must first appeal to our five senses.   Sense of Sight: In order to prepare your house for sale, it will be ad...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
(1 MONTH REALTY)
Comments 1
I Don't Want to Reduce the Price of my Home!     I fully understand your reluctance to reduce the price of your home.  You want to get the best possible value for your property, and so do I.   Unfortunately, the best possible value varies over time according to various factors.  Even though dema...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 62
Losing Clients, The Devil Is In The Details   It's often not the big things that cause people to say ENOUGH.  It's the little things, one small irritating cut at a time until finally the pain reaches the point that farewells must be said.   It becomes time to place the  "ex-" in front of customer...
By Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
Comments 51
My husband and I have moved 3 times which means we have sold 2 homes so I totally understand the frustration of  selling a home! One frequent complaint by sellers is that the buyer's agent is late for their scheduled appt. I'd like to briefly shed some light on why this happens. Last weekend was ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 106
When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...